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Field Trip

The Big Fix

by George Oliver Smith

Anyone who holds that telepathy and psi powers would mean an end to crime quite obviously underestimates the ingenuity of the human race. Now consider a horserace that had to be fixed...

On Handling the Data

by M.I. Mayfield

Sometimes a story is best told by omission!

Step IV

by Rosel George Brown

Steps 1, 2 and 3 went according to plan. Then she moved on to.... Step IV

The Hands

by Richard Sternbach

The story of the creation, in all its majesty, was written in six hundred words. Will the destruction be told as briefly?


by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

A haunting and darkly beautiful tale of dreams and desperation set in a scarcity-riddled near-future Mexico City.

Alice Adams

All That Goes Up

by Kirby Brooks

At fifty, a man should be too old to go around flying off the handle, or wandering around on the ceiling. But what could a man do when he had a son who insisted on being a genius?

The Planet with No Nightmare

by Jim Harmon

The creatures on the little planet were real bafflers. The first puzzler about them was that they died so easily. The second was that they didn't die at all.

In the Arena

Endicott and the Red Cross

The Ancestral Footstep

The Miraculous Pitcher

Chippings with a Chisel

Edward Fane's Rosebud

Peter Goldthwaite's Treasure

Feet Of Clay

by Phillip Hoskins

Life is pretty strange when a god who is good and benevolent must prove that he has FEET OF CLAY.

Ruth Fielding in the Great Northwest

The Conquest of Canaan

Waste Not, Want

by Dave Dryfoos

Eat your spinach, little man! It's good for you. Stuff yourself with it. Be a good little consumer, or the cops will get you.... For such is the law of supply and demand!