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by Isaac Asimov

Red and Slim found the two strange little animals the morning after they heard the thunder sounds. They knew that they could never show their new pets to their parents.

Beyond Lies the Wub

by Philip K. Dick

The slovenly wub might well have said: Many men talk like philosophers and live like fools.

The Gun

by Philip K. Dick

Nothing moved or stirred. Everything was silent, dead. Only the gun showed signs of life ... and the trespassers had wrecked that for all time. The return journey to pick up the treasure would be a cinch ......

The Skull

by Philip K. Dick

Conger agreed to kill a stranger he had never seen. But he would make no mistakes because he had the stranger's skull under his arm.

The Ego Machine

by Henry Kuttner

When a slightly mad robot drunk on AC, wants you to join an experiment in optimum ecology—don't do it! After all, who wants to argue like Disraeli or live like Ivan the Terrible?

Shock Treatment

by Stanley Mullen

"I'll give you the cure for the most horrible disease," Songeen said. "The sickness of life itself." Newlin replied, "Fine. But first, give me a couple of minutes to kill your husband. Then we'll go on from...

Twelve Times Zero

by Howard Browne

It was a love-triangle murder that made today's headlines but the answer lay hundreds of thousands of light years away!

The Old Martians

by Rog Phillips

They opened the ruins to tourists at a dollar a head but they reckoned without The OLD MARTIANS.

The House of Arabu

The Leech

by Robert Sheckley

A visitor should be fed, but this one could eat you out of house and home ... literally!

Thompson's Cat

by Robert Moore Williams

The weird, invisible insect depopulated an entire planet. Now it was felling Thompson's crew as his ship hurtled toward the sun ... certain death for all, including the disease carrier. Forgotten in the panic...

Manners of the Age

by Horace Brown Fyfe

With everyone gone elsewhere, Earth was perfect for gracious living—only there was nothing gracious about it!

The Altar at Midnight

by Cyril Michael Kornbluth

Doing something for humanity may be fine--for humanity--but rough on the individual!

Category Phoenix

by William Clouser Boyd

Man, it would appear, can adapt to any form of society ... but not one in which the knowledge of extending life becomes a passport to death!

Stand by for Mars!

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet #232

by Carey Rockwell

Calling all boys and girls to Mercury, Venus, Jupiter and all points in outer space -- You, too, can be a part of the group of daring adventurers from the Space Academy who travel to mysterious lands in outer...

An Empty Bottle

by Mari Wolf

They wanted to go home—back to the planet they'd known. But even the stars had changed. Did the fate of all creation hinge upon an— AN EMPTY BOTTLE

One Purple Hope!

by Henry Hasse

Once he had been a tall, straight spaceman, free as the galaxies. Now Joel Latham was a tsith-addict, a beach-comber at Venusport. Maybe he'd get one last chance....

Sugar Plum

by Reginald Bretnor

If not for two items, this would be a funny story—the Atomic Age brought back the 1925 vogue, and inhibition is not shatter-proof.

The Moon is Green

by Fritz Reuter Leiber Jr.

Anybody who wanted to escape death could, by paying a very simple price--denial of life!

Robots of the World! Arise!

by Mari Wolf

What would you do if your best robots—children of your own brain—walked up and said "We want union scale"?