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Millennium

by Everett B. Cole

There are devices a high-level culture could produce that simply don't belong in the hands of incompetents of lower cultural evolution. The finest, and most civilized of tools can be made a menace ...

The Good Neighbors

by Edgar Pangborn

You can’t blame an alien for a little inconvenience--as long as he makes up for it!

Texas Week

by Albert Hernhuter

One of the chief purposes of psychiatry is to separate fantasy from reality. It is reasonable to expect that future psychiatrists will know more about this borderline than the most learned doctors of today....

The Servant Problem

by Robert Franklin Young

Selling a whole town, and doing it inconspicuously, can be a little difficult … either giving it away freely, or in a more normal sense of "selling". People don't quite believe it….

To Choke an Ocean

by Jesse Franklin Bone

Gourmets all agree that nothing can beat oysters on the half-shell—not even the armed might of the Terran Confederation!

The Bell Tone

by Edmund H. Leftwich

It is no use. It's too late. The earth--I must dig--alone.

Of Time and Texas

by William F. Nolan

Twenty-eight-year-old William Nolan, another newcomer to the field, introduces us to the capricious Time Door of Professor C. Cydwick Ohms, guaranteed to solve the accumulated problems of the world of the year...

On Handling the Data

by M.I. Mayfield

Sometimes a story is best told by omission!

Pipe of Peace

by James McKimmey

There's a song that says "it's later than you think" and it is perhaps lamentable that someone didn't sing it for Henry that beautiful morning....

Jack’s Gift

by Jason Stoddard

Metropolis meets Miracle On 34th Street; grit with a lot of heart.

Devil Crystals of Arret

by Hal K. Wells

Facing a six-hour deadline of death, young Larry raids a hostile world of rat-men and tinkling Devil Crystals.

The Aggravation of Elmer

by Robert Andrew Arthur

The world would beat a path to Elmer's door—but he had to go carry the door along with him!

The Outbreak of Peace

by Horace Brown Fyfe

When properly conducted, a diplomatic mission can turn the most smashing of battle-successes into a fabulous Pyrrhic victory.

The Sloths of Kruvny

by Vern Fearing

This world we live in is a pretty grim place. It's tough to make a living. At any moment we may get blown up, down or sideways by the atom bomb. The day after tomorrow may never come, and on top of all this,...

Stopover

by William Gerken

What will the world be like, the day after Tomorrow, for the lonely ones who will have talents that others will half fear, half envy? William Gerken describes this strange world in which young and old will have...

The Affair of the Brains

by Harry Bates

Hawk Carse himself goes to keep Judd the Kite's rendezvous with the sinister genius Ku Sui.

The Indulgence of Negu Mah

Dry Frugal With Death Rays

by Alex Wilson

Dry Frugal With Death Rays is a dark satire of office politics, corporate bureaucracy, thwarted ambition and revenge gone awry - enjoy!

Blind Spot

by Bascom Jones

Everyone supported the Martian program—until it struck home!

Keep Out

by Frederic Brown

With no more room left on Earth, and with Mars hanging up there empty of life, somebody hit on the plan of starting a colony on the Red Planet. It meant changing the habits and physical structure of the immigrants,...