OPUS 068, The Long Watch

OPUS 068, The Long Watch
OPUS 068
THE LONG WATCH
 
OPUS Number
068
Box Number
021
Title
The Long Watch
Category
Manuscript
Type
Short story
Dates, approximate
written November 1948
Pages
130
Description
 File contains 4 drafts of manuscript (2 copies of final), all with hand-edits, various titles including “Honor Guard” and “Rebellion on the Moon”. Letters in which RAH assures that the published story offers no information or comfort to the enemy. Published story, titled “Rebellion on the Moon” in The American Legion Magazine, December 1949.
Publication
 American Legion Magazine, December 1949 as Rebellion on the Moon; collected into The Green Hills of Earth and Other Stories (1951) and carried forward to The Past Through Tomorrow (1967); also adapted by Heinlein for television as Opus 104. Other Anthology appearances:  Beyond Time and Space (ed. August Derleth, Pellegrini Cudahy, 1950); The Robert Heinlein Omnibus (Sidgwick & Jackson/SFBC, 1958); A Robert Heinlein Omnibus (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1966); The Best of Robert Heinlein (Sidgwick & Jackson, 1973); The Science Fiction Roll of Honor (ed. Frederik Pohl, Random House, 1975); The Future at War, Vol. 1 (ed. Reginald Bretnor, Ace 1979)
Cross References
OPUS 104
Characters
 
Files
 
Original File Name
00000503_OPUS68.pdf
Notes
working titles: Honor Guard and Guard of Honor; published as Rebellion on the Moon