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The Beetle Horde - Chapter II: Beetles and Humans - is published by Astounding Stories of Super-Science, January 1930, by HackerNoon’s Book Blog Post series. You can jump to any chapter in this book by clicking here to read the first chapter of this book. The beetle was a living beetle, five feet high as it stood erect, a pair of enormous mandibles, and the head was larger than a man's. The insect was the most frightful object Tommy had ever seen.