The Legion of Time
Dust-jacket from the first edition
|Cover artist||Richard Angerman|
|Media type||Print (hardback)|
The Legion of Time is a collection of two science fiction novels by the American writer Jack Williamson. It was first published by Fantasy Press in 1952 in an edition of 4,604 copies. The novels were originally serialized in the magazines Astounding Science Fiction and Marvel Stories.
Despite the title Legion of Time, the stories do not in fact feature a body with such a name. The title may have been bestowed in an effort to emulate the success of Williamson's earlier "Legion of Space" series. The title story was originally announced as "The Legion of Probability".
- The Legion of Time
- After World's End
Boucher and McComas praised the title story for its "fine swashbuckling and much ingenious speculation", but found the other stories far inferior. Aldiss and Wingrove, comparing The Legion of Time to a fairy tale, declared that "its plot, while being philosophically meaningless, is a delight."