The Two-Edged Gift
1974
The Paul Eyre series is one of Farmer's stranger collections. In this story Paul shoots a UFO which is a living creature rather than a machine. Paul is "infected" by his encounter and while comatose has the power to heal and kill.

The Startouched
1975
The organism inside Paul Eyre can heal those who are friendly to him and kill anything that is a threat. Paul wakes from his coma but can he be set free with his new powers.

The Evolution of Paul Eyre
1975
Paul begins to change and realizes his powers are much more than just being able to heal and kill. He also discovers that he is not alone.

Passing On
1975
Paul now has control of his life. He uses his power to cure all the sick people who can come to him. Eventually he decides to move on and leave this world, but what does he leave behind?

Stations of the Nightmare
1982
Short story collection:
The Two-Edged Gift
The Startouched
The Evolution of Paul Eyre
Passing On
Osiris on Crutches


Related Stories


Osiris on Crutches
1976
A character in this series is a science fiction writer named Leo Queequeg Tincroweder. In the story he describes the myth of Osiris and the story he wrote about it.