Bradley, Marion Zimmer: Year of the Big Thaw, LIT v1, 14 March 2010.
Marion Zimmer Bradley [1930–1999]
Year of the Big Thaw 
“Mr. Emmett did his duty by the visitor from another world—never doubting the right of it.”
A short story about compassion and hospitality.
Project Gutenberg Transcriber’s Note: This etext was produced from “Fantastic Universe” May 1954. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.