Planet of Dread is an outer space horror story. It tells the tale of a spaceship with one too many passengers - a stowaway. The stowaway is given two choices: be sentenced to death, or be marooned on a nearby planet. He chooses to be marooned. His one problem is that the planet is crawling with millions of giant insect monstrosities..! By master of the genre Murray Leinster. Published in 1930.