Martian/human half-breeds find misunderstanding and prejudice on Earth and so are forced to flee to Venus.

Oh, but this is awful. It is painful, painful to read. Avoid it.

It’s Asimov’s first story with romance in it, and he botches it badly. (He discusses this somewhat in The Early Asimov and In Memory Yet Green.) Beyond that, it’s heavy-handed social commentary, obvious and dull. It makes me shudder even to think about it.

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