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Beyond Lies the Wub

by Philip K. Dick

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

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.

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?

The House of Arabu

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...

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 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 Leech

by Robert Sheckley

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

Cost of Living

by Robert Sheckley

If easy payment plans were to be really efficient, patrons' lifetimes had to be extended!

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!

Warrior Race

by Robert Sheckley

Destroying the spirit of the enemy is the goal of war and the aliens had the best way!

Zen

by Jerome Bixby

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

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.

Evil Out of Onzar

by Mark Ganes

The orphan system of Onzar was fuming under its leader's driving, paranoid megalomania. For there was a prize. A vast, grand prize within a parsec of this ambitious domain—the major warp-lines of space crossing...

Big Pill

by Raymond Z. Gallun

Child, it was, of the now ancient H-bomb. New. Untested. Would its terrible power sweep the stark Saturnian moon of Titan from space ... or miraculously create a flourishing paradise-colony?

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!