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No Pets Allowed

by Monette A. Cummings

He didn't know how he could have stood the four months there alone. She was company and one could talk to her ...

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,...

Acid Bath

by Vaseleos Garson

The starways' Lone Watcher had expected some odd developments in his singular, nerve-fraught job on the asteroid. But nothing like the weird twenty-one-day liquid test devised by the invading Steel-Blues.

The Heads of Apex

by George Henry Weiss

Far under the sea-floor Solino's submarine carries two American soldiers of fortune to startling adventure among the Vampire Heads of Apex.

The God in the Box

by Sewell Peaslee Wright

In the course of his Special Patrol duties Commander John Hanson resolves the unique and poignant mystery of "toma annerson."

Solar Stiff

by Chas. A. Stopher

Totem poles are a dime a dozen north of 63° ... but only Ketch, the lying Eskimo, vowed they dropped out of frigid northern skies.

Flight Through Tomorrow

by Stanton A. Coblentz

Super warfare has destroyed the old race of man, but elsewhere a new civilization is dawning....

Moment of Truth

by Basil Eugene Wells

Basil Wells, who lives in Pennsylvania, has been doing research concerning life in the area during the period prior to and following the War of 1812. Here he turns to a different problem—the adjustment demanded...

Strange Alliance

by Bryce Walton

Haunted by their dark heritage, a medieval fate awaited them....

Vital Ingredient

by Gerald Vance

Frankie was ready for the big test—Ten-Time Winner of the world title. He was young and fit and able; also, he had Milt's cunning brain to direct every feint and punch. This left only one thing in doubt, the...

The Beginning

by Henry Hasse

Relentlessly, a narrative as old as time drives forward to a climax as old as man—and points a finger as grim as Death.

Dead World

by Jack Douglas

Out on the ice-buried planet, Commander Red Stone led his Free Companions to almost certain death. They died for a dangerous dream that had only one chance in a thousand trillion to come true. Is there a better...

Master of None

by Lloyd Neil Goble

The advantages of specialization are so obvious that, today, we don't even know how to recognize a competent syncretist!

The Day Time Stopped Moving

by Bradner Buckner

All Dave Miller wanted to do was commit suicide in peace. He tried, but the things that happened after he'd pulled the trigger were all wrong. Like everyone standing around like statues. No St. Peter, no pearly...

Alien Offer

by Al Sevcik

In space, a vengeful fleet waited.... Then the furred strangers arrived with a plan to save Earth's children. But the General wasn't sure if he could trust an Alien Offer.

John Jones's Dollar

by Harry Stephen Keeler

Take a board with 64 squares on it. Put a grain of wheat on the first square--two on the second--four on the third. Keep doubling in this manner and you will find there isn't enough wheat in the world to fill...

Hard Guy

by Howard Browne

There will be fine, glittering, streamlined automobiles in 2000 A.D. Possibly they will run themselves while the driver sits back with an old-fashioned in his hands. Perhaps they will carry folks down the highways...

The Lanson Screen

by Arthur Leo Zagat

Cut off a whole city, might get some serious breathing problems.

It Could Be Anything

by John Keith Laumer

Keith Laumer, well-known for his tales of adventure and action, shows us a different side of his talent in this original, exciting and thought-provoking exploration of the meaning of meaning.

Cully

by Jack Egan

By all the laws of nature, he should have been dead. But if he were alive ... then there was something he had to find.