Author: Clem Masloff
Dr. Mead Quort joins the Hygea, a mental treatment vessel circulating about the Milky Way Galaxy. He works as an archetypal psychoanalyst and opposes medical pharmaceuticals in psychiatry. The ambitious, power hungry Dr. Bax Muh incites a patient rebellion that is defeated. But a new Marfan psychoanalyst introduces hypnotic epiphany treatment. Dr. Muh attempts to use this successful method to take over the space mental clinic. He is opposed by Mead Quort and traditional Jungian psychoanalysts for control of the ship.
The author has been involved with science fiction and speculative literature since teaching himself to read in 1941-42. He served in the Army as a linguist and translator in four Balkan Slavic languages. For several decades he taught sociology in Ohio after graduate research in Russian social history. In his years of retirement he has been writing Science Fiction, a return to dreams of the early 1940s”