- Slater (Slaader), Joe
- In “Beyond the Wall of Sleep,” the vagabond hunter from the Catskill Mountain region, who is committed to the state psychopathic institution because of his peculiar behavior and supposed murder of Peter Slader, his neighbor. He is the victim of mind exchange with an unknown “cosmic entity.” In “The Shadow out of Time,” he is alluded to as an amnesia victim, like Nathaniel Wingate Peaslee, who undergoes mind exchange with a member of an alien race.
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