Islands of Space, the second book in the Arcot-Morey-Wade science fiction series (The Black Star Passes, Islands of Space, Invaders from the Infinite) by John W. Campbell, Jr.. It continues the adventures of the three young scientists after helping to resolve a global war on Venus. Their own inventions along with research on Venusian and Nigran scientific advances lead to interesting new capabilities - and boredom: "The war was over. And things became dull. And the taste of adventure still remained on the tongues of Arcot, Wade, and Morey." Be assured that they find more adventure in Islands of Space. John Wood Campbell, Jr. as an influential figure in American science fiction, editor of Astounding Science Fiction and generally credited with shaping Golden Age of Science Fiction. Isaac Asimov called Campbell "the most powerful force in science fiction ever, and for the first ten years of his editorship he dominated the field completely."