|Genre:||Science fiction short story|
|Preceded by:||Beyond Doubt|
|Followed by:||Solution Unsatisfactory|
“They” is a short story written by American science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein. It was first published in the April 1941 issue of “Unknown Fantasy Fiction.”
The story concerns a man who is confined to a mental institution because he is suffering from the delusion that he is one of the few “real” entities in the universe, and that the other “real” entities have created the rest of the universe in a conspiracy to deceive him.