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Youth

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?

Zen

by Jerome Bixby

Because they were so likable and intelligent and adaptable--they were vastly dangerous

The Clean and Wholesome Land

by Ralph Sholto

Utopia had been reached. All the problems of mankind had been solved. It was the perfect State. If you doubted it, you died.

Uller Uprising

by Henry Beam Piper

The story of a confrontation between a human overlord and alien servants, with an ironic twist at the end. Like most of Piper's best work, Uller Uprising is modeled after an actual event in human history; in...

The House of Arabu

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"?

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!

Freudian Slip

by Franklin Abel

Things are exactly what they seem? Life is real? Life is earnest? Well, that depends.

Black Eyes and the Daily Grind

by Stephen Marlowe

The little house pet from Venus didn't like New York, so New York had to change.

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...

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 Moon is Green

by Fritz Reuter Leiber Jr.

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

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...

Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet

by Harold Leland Goodwin

A thousand miles above Earth’s surface the great space platform sped from daylight into darkness. Once every two hours it circled the earth completely, spinning along through space like a mighty wheel of steel...

Accidental Flight

by Floyd L. Wallace

Outcasts of a society of physically perfect people, they couldn't stay and they couldn't go home again—yet there had to be some escape for them. Oddly enough, there was!

The Seventh Order

by Gerald Allan Sohl

History is filled with invincible conquerors. This one from space was genuinely omnipotent, but that never keeps humanity from resisting!