On Thu, 03 May 2018 21:20:23 -0500, David DeLaney <***@earthlink.net> wrote:
| On 2018-05-04, Lynn McGuire <***@gmail.com> wrote:
|> YASID: Looking for a short story about a man seeking immortality
|> "Looking for a short story about a man seeking immortality. He Meets an
|> Alien who is also seeking immortality and they discuss there mutual
|> quest. The ???punch line??? of the story is that the alien is already 60,000
|> years old."
|> "I think the Author was either A. C. Clarke or Asimov but I am not sure."
| ... Might be a Niven? Specifically a Draco's Bar, I think it was, story?
Could it be "Cautionary Tales" by Niven? My copy is in the "Convergent
Series" short story collection.
It's only about 5 pages long. The alien is only about 10,000 earth years
old, but its a pretty good match.
Reverend Paul Colquhoun, ULC. http://andor.dropbear.id.au/
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