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Revolution

by Mack Reynolds

Before you wish for something--or send agents to get it for you--make very, very sure you really want it. You might get it, you know....

How Santa Claus Came to Simpson's Bar

by Bret Harte

Bret Harte (August 25, 1836 – May 6, 1902) was an American author and poet, best remembered for his accounts of pioneering life in California.

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.

Operation Lorelie

by William P. Salton

It was a new time and a vast new war of complete and awful annihilation. Yet, some things never change, and, as in ancient times, Ulysses walked again—brave and unconquerable--and again, the sirens wove their...

Blind Man's Lantern

by Allen Kim Lang

Successful colonies among the stars require interstellar ships—but they require, also, a very special kind of man. A kind you might not think to look for "Blind Man's Lantern".

The Strange Adventure of Mr. Andrew Hawthorn

Stopover Planet

by Robert E. Gilbert

Early morning deliveries were part of the Honeychile Bakery Service. But on this particular morning the service was reversed!

Man Made

by Albert Teichner

A story that comes to grips with an age-old question--what is soul? and where?--and postulates an age-new answer.

Celebrity

by James McKimmey

Sound the fanfare! Beat the drums! Shout hosannas! Here he comes.... CELEBRITY

Tight Squeeze

by Dean Ing

He knew the theory of repairing the gizmo all right. He had that nicely taped. But there was the little matter of threading a wire through a too-small hole while under zero-g, and working in a spacesuit!

King's Evil

Martian V.F.W.

by G.L. Vandenburg

There's nothing like a parade, I always say. Of course, I'm a Martian.

The Great Potlatch Riots

by Allen Kim Lang

Oh, leave it to the bureaucrats and they'll figure out new ways to make you buy more and more.... But there was only one way the poor consumer could rise up in his wrath.

One Way

by Miriam Allen DeFord

I thought of every way to save Hal from the Lydna Project and failed ... but the women didn't!

On Handling the Data

by M.I. Mayfield

Sometimes a story is best told by omission!

With a Vengeance

by J. B. Woodley

Keep this in mind in teaching apprentices: They are future journeymen—and even masters!

The Turmoil

With the Eyes Shut

The Untouchable

by Stephan A. Kallis

"You can see it--you can watch it--but mustn't touch!" And what could possibly be more frustrating … when you need, most violently, to get your hands on it for just one second…

The Amateur Poacher