The New Prime

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The New Prime
First publication as Brain of the Galaxy
AuthorJack Vance
Cover artistH. R. Van Dongen
GenreScience fiction
PublisherWorlds Beyond
Publication date
February 1951

"The New Prime" is a science fiction novelette by American writer Jack Vance, first published in the February 1951 issue of Worlds Beyond as "Brain of the Galaxy".

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With his term of office coming to an end, the ruler of the galaxy tries to persuade those responsible for selecting his successor to choose him again by devising a series of tests to demonstrate his superiority over the other candidates.

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