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Cue for Quiet

by Thomas L. Sherred

After too many years, T. L. Sherred returns with a story that gets our SPACE SPECIAL rating. It's the story of a man with a headache—who found a cure for it! And the cure gave him more power than any man could...

Home is Where You Left It

by Stephen Marlowe

How black is the blackest treachery? Is the most callous traitor entitled to mercy? Steve pondered these questions. His decision? That at times the villain should possibly be spoken of as a hero.

The Tree of Life

by Catherine Lucille Moore

A gripping tale of the planet Mars and the terrible monstrosity that called its victims to it from afar—a tale of Northwest Smith.

Perchance to Dream

by Richard Stockham

If you wish to escape, if you would go to faraway places, then go to sleep and dream. For sometimes that is the only way....

In the Cards

by Alan Cogan

It is one thing to safeguard the future ... and something else entirely to see someone you love cry in terror two years from now!

Circle of Flight

by Richard Stockham

Thorus, the vengeful, had determined his way. Aria, the healer, had determined her way. Which determined this classic meeting of the twain.

Thy Rocks and Rills

by Robert E. Gilbert

They were out of place in the Manly Age—Stonecypher, a man who loved animals; Moe, a bull who hated men. Together, they marched to inevitably similar destinies...

The Huddlers

by William Campbell Gault

He was a reporter from Venus with an assignment on Earth. He got his story but, against orders, he fell in love—and therein lies this story.

The Victor

by Bryce Walton

Under the new system of the Managerials, the fight was not for life but for death! And great was the ingenuity of—The Victor.

The Merchants of Venus

by A.H. Phelps

A pioneer movement is like a building—the foundation is never built for beauty!

The Cosmic Deflector

by Stanton A. Coblentz

It's one thing to force the Earth out of its orbit, and another to force it back in again!

Beyond The Thunder

by H.B. Hickey

What was this blinding force that came out of a hole in the sky, and was powerful enough to destroy an entire city? Case thought he knew....

Check and Checkmate

by Walter M. Miller

Victory hinges not always on the mightiest sword, but often on lowly subterfuge. Here is a classic example, with the Western World as stooge!

When the Mountain Shook

by Robert Abernathy

Dark was the Ryzga mountain and forbidding; steep were its cliffs and sheer its crevasses. But its outward perils could not compare with the Ryzgas themselves, who slept within, ready to wake and conquer....

Think Yourself to Death

by Stephen Marlowe

If you've never read a Johnny Mayhem story before, you are in for a treat. Johnny, who wears different bodies the way ordinary people wear clothes, is one of the most fascinating series characters in science...

Backlash

by Winston K. Marks

They were the perfect servants—they were willing to do everything for nothing. The obvious question is: How much is nothing?

A Woman's Place

by Mark Irvin Clifton

Home is where you hang up your spaceship—that is, if you have any Miss Kitty along!

Piper in the Woods

by Philip K. Dick

Earth maintained an important garrison on Asteroid Y-3. Now suddenly it was imperiled with a biological impossibility—men becoming plants!

All Cats Are Gray

by Andre Alice Norton

Under normal conditions a whole person has a decided advantage over a handicapped one. But out in deep space the normal may be reversed--for humans at any rate.

World Beyond Pluto

by Stephen Marlowe

Johnny Mayhem, one of the most popular series characters ever to appear in Amazing, has been absent too long. So here's good news for Mayhem fans; another great adventure of the Man of Many Bodies.