I would like to identify a short story, probably written before 1975, in which an alchemist somehow captures a time-traveller and demands a quantity of gold in return for his release.

  • I vaguely recall something from Omni like this... – Spencer Jun 22 at 15:45
  • Hi! Welcome to Stack Exchange, David. See our great guide for some help coming up with details that are unique and useful for story identification. – Stormblessed Jun 22 at 16:26
  • I could be wrong, but I'm thinking Murray Leinster. – Emsley Wyatt Jun 24 at 23:40

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