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Beyond the Door

by Philip K. Dick

Did you ever wonder at the lonely life the bird in a cuckoo clock has to lead—that it might possibly love and hate just as easily as a real animal of flesh and blood? Philip Dick used that idea for this brief...

The Crystal Crypt

by Philip K. Dick

Stark terror ruled the Inner-Flight ship on that last Mars-Terra run. For the black-clad Leiters were on the prowl ... and the grim red planet was not far behind.

All In The Mind

by Gene L. Henderson

When does life begin?... A well-known book says "forty". A well-known radio program says "eighty". Some folks say it's mental, others say it's physical. But take the strange case of Mel Carlson who gave a lot...

The Big Trip Up Yonder

by Kurt Vonnegut

If it was good enough for your grandfather, forget it ... it is much too good for anyone else!

No Strings Attached

by Lester Del Rey

Poor Henry was an unhappy husband whose wife had a habit of using bad clichès. Alféar was a genii who was, quite like most humans, a creature of habit. Their murder compact was absolutely perfect, with—No...

Navy Day

by Harry Harrison

The Army had a new theme song: "Anything you can do, we can do better!" And they meant anything, including up-to-date hornpipes!

George Loves Gistla

by James McKimmey

"Why don't you find yourself some nice little American girl," his father had often repeated. But George was on Venus ... and he loved pale green skin ... and globular heads and most of all, George loved Gistla.

The Passenger

by Kenneth Harmon

The classic route to a man's heart is through his stomach—and she was just his dish.

The Women-Stealers of Thrayx

by Fox B. Holden

"And that is why you will take us to Earth, Lieutenant," barked the Ihelian warrior. "We do not want your arms or your men. What we must ask for is—ten thousand women."

The Sky Is Falling

by Lester Del Rey

''Dave stared around the office. He went to the window and stared upwards at the crazy patchwork of the sky. For all he knew, in such a sky there might be cracks. In fact, as he looked, he could make out a rift,...

The Ties That Bind

by Walter M. Miller

The Earth was green and quiet. Nature had survived Man, and Man had survived himself. Then, one day, the great silvery ships broke the tranquillity of the skies, bringing Man's twenty-thousand-year-lost inheritance...

The First Day of Spring

by Mari Wolf

Here is a love story of two young people who met under the magic of festival time. One was Trina, whose world was a gentle make-believe Earth. The other was Max, handsome spaceman, whose world was the infinite...

World Without War

by E. G. von Wald

Cooperation was all right back in the dark ages but this was an era of super culture and hi-psi intelligence. And love was no laughing matter. People who cooperated, even biologically, were unlawful and....

Time Fuze

by Randall Garrett

The ultradrive had just one slight drawback: it set up a shock wave that made suns explode. Which made the problem of getting back home a delicate one indeed....

Mate in Two Moves

by Winston K. Marks

Murt's Virus was catastrophically lethal, but it killed in a way no disease had ever thought of—it loved its victims to death!

The Test Colony

by Winston K. Marks

Benson did his best to keep his colony from going native, but what can you do when the Natives have a rare human intelligence and know all about the facts of life?

The Ordeal of Colonel Johns

by George H. Smith

Colonel Johns, that famous Revolutionary War hero, had the unique—and painful—experience of meeting his great-great-great-great granddaughter. Now maybe you can't change history, but what's there to prevent...

The Merchants of Venus

by A.H. Phelps

A pioneer movement is like a building—the foundation is never built for beauty!

The Holes and John Smith

by Edward W. Ludwig

He was something out of a nightmare but his music was straight from heaven. He was a ragged little man out of a hole but he was money in the bank to Stanley's four-piece combo. He was—whoops!...

Pet Farm

by Roger D. Aycock

The next worst thing to hell is being shanghaied into the Paradise of an alien planet!