Short Science Fiction Story Review – Philip K Dick - The Little Movement

Photo – alien DJ in Bar 21 Manchester, taken by me.
Preston, England
October 27, 2015 6:44pm CST
Spoiler alerts 1952 The Bladerunner author wrote a lot of great short stories including this little gem. A toy seller sells a precocious boy a small complex clockwork toy soldier who turns out to be alive. It tells the boy to keep its life a secret, call it Lord and to get it a stash of toy guns and tanks from a particular factory so it can take over the planet. However the boy’s other toys defend the Earth and destroy the soldier. A fun idea that may well have influenced the Small Soldiers movie and the Toy Story franchise. Arthur Chappell
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@msiduri (5743)
• United States
18 Mar 16
There's always one, isn't there?
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@DeborahDiane (23796)
• Laguna Woods, California
28 Oct 15
That is interesting that it could have influenced the Toy Story franchise.
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