He might be the inventor of one of the world's lamest pseudo-religions, Scientology, but at least L. Ron Hubbard can boast that he created some of the finest sci-fi of the 20th
century. Aficionados claim that To the
Stars—which was originally published in 1950 in the pulp zine Astounding Science Fiction
and has just been released for the first time in book form—is one of Hubbard's best.