By: Lytton, Edward Bulwer Pages: 144 1871 Rosicrucian, Mason, Mystic. The story of the mysterious invisible substance known as Vril. Unknown, Odic Force! It has been observed by an able critic that by far the highest use of the supernatural in fiction is the evolution of human qualities under extraordinary circumstances. In The Coming Race, Lord Lytton has postulated the infinite extension of force. How would the social politics of a nation be affected by the discovery of a force so simple that any child can employ it, so powerful that it can, like a flash of lightning, rend mountains of life and remove disease? Such is the Vril Force possessed by the ‘Coming Race’.
The Coming Race