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Piper in the Woods

by Philip K. Dick

Earth maintained an important garrison on Asteroid Y-3. Now suddenly it was imperiled with a biological impossibility—men becoming plants!

There is a Reaper ...

by Charles V. de Vet

Doctors had given him just one month to live. A month to wonder, what comes afterward? There was one way to find out—ask a dead man!

Adolescents Only

by Irving Cox

Elvin wasn't sure how it had started—maybe it was the Schermerhorn twins—or the mysterious "meteorite"—or else the world had gone crazy....

Mr. Spaceship

by Philip K. Dick

A human brain-controlled spacecraft would mean mechanical perfection. This was accomplished, and something unforeseen: a strange entity called— Mr. Spaceship.

The Variable Man

by Philip K. Dick

He fixed things—clocks, refrigerators, vidsenders and destinies. But he had no business in the future, where the calculators could not handle him. He was Earth’s only hope—and its sure failure!

All Cats Are Gray

by Andre Alice Norton

Under normal conditions a whole person has a decided advantage over a handicapped one. But out in deep space the normal may be reversed—for humans at any rate.

The Defenders

by Philip K. Dick

No weapon has ever been frightful enough to put a stop to war--perhaps because we never before had any that thought for themselves!

The Star Lord

by William Clouser Boyd

To some passengers a maiden voyage was a pleasure cruise; to others it meant a hope for new life. Only the Captain knew of its danger!

Diplomatic Immunity

by Robert Sheckley

He said he wasn't immortal—but nothing could kill him. Still, if the Earth was to live as a free world, he had to die.

The Instant of Now

by Irving Cox

Revolution is not necessarily a noble thing. Unless shrewdly directed, its best elements may fall victim to its basest impulses.

Second Variety

by Philip K. Dick

The claws were bad enough in the first place—nasty, crawling little death-robots. But when they began to imitate their creators, it was time for the human race to make peace—if it could!

Instant of Decision

by Randall Garrett

How could a man tell the difference if all the reality of Earth turned out to be a cosmic hoax? Suppose it turned out that this was just a stage set for students of history?

Deepfreeze

by Robert Donald Locke

Life and the future belong to the strong—so Dollard laughed as he fled Earth and Mankind's death agony. But the last laugh was yet to come....

The Carnivore

by G.A. Morris

Why were they apologetic? It wasn't their fault that they came to Earth much too late.

Voyage To Eternity

by Stephen Marlowe

Temple faced leaving Earth—and the girl he loved—if his country drafted him. But the hard part was in knowing he'd never return!...

Space Platform

by Murray Leinster

Space Platform tells of man’s first step into outer space ... of the difficulties and dangers of reaching for the stars. It is also an exciting adventure. When young Joe Kenmore came to Bootstrap to install...

Success Story

by Robert Turner

What is to be will be. Our only refuge lies in that which might not have been.

Beside Still Waters

by Robert Sheckley

When people talk about getting away from it all, they are usually thinking about our great open spaces out west. But to science fiction writers, that would be practically in the heart of Times Square. When a...

Earth Alert!

by Kris Ottman Neville

What defense could she raise against mutant science—telepathy, invisibility, teleportation—especially since Earth was not aware of its danger!

Delayed Action

by Charles V. de Vet

This planet gave him the perfect chance to commit the perfect crime—only he couldn't remember just what it was he had committed.