Who Goes There

Who Goes There? is a scary short story by John W. Campbell. It inspired the horror movie, The Thing and an episode of The X-Files named “Ice“.

A group of scientists on a remote base in the Antarctic, discovers a crashed spaceship, buried in the ice. When they attempt to salvage the spaceship, they unleash a shape-shifting alien that has the ability to take the form of any living thing. No one is safe, and everyone is suspect.

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Who Goes There first appeared in Astounding Science Fiction No.93 (Aug 1938)

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Who Goes There? has been made into a movie three times:

The Thing (1982) by director John Carpenter

Horror Express (1973)

The Thing from Another World (1951)

The Thing DVD Who Goes There

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