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The Tunnel Under The World

by Frederik Pohl

Pinching yourself is no way to see if you are dreaming. Surgical instruments? Well, yes—but a mechanic's kit is best of all!

Slingshot

by Irving W. Lande

The slingshot was, I believe, one of the few weapons of history that wasn't used in the last war. That doesn't mean it won't be used in the next!

Victory

by Lester Del Rey

It seemed Earth was a rich and undefended planet in a warring, hating galaxy. Things can be deceptive though; children playing can be quite rough--but that ain't war, friend!

Project Mastodon

Time Crime

by Henry Beam Piper

The Paratime Police had a real headache this time! Tracing one man in a population of millions is easy--compared to finding one gang hiding out on one of billions of probability lines!

Pythias

by Frederik Pohl

Sure, Larry Connaught saved my life—but it was how he did it that forced me to murder him!

Sand Doom

by Murray Leinster

The problem was as neat a circle as one could ask for; without repair parts, they couldn’t bring in the ship that carried the repair parts!

The Guardians

by Irving Cox

It’s not always “The Truth shall set you free!” Sometimes it’s “Want of the Truth shall drive you to escape!” And that can be dangerous!

A Woman's Place

by Mark Irvin Clifton

Home is where you hang up your spaceship—that is, if you have any Miss Kitty along!

Sabotage in Space

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet #238

by Carey Rockwell

What started out as an innocent campus prank at Space Academy almost cost the Polaris unit the chance to become officers in the Solar Guard. For punishment, Tom, Roger, and Astro were assigned to spend all their...

The Cartels Jungle

by Irving Cox

In most ideally conceived Utopias the world as it exists is depicted as a mushrooming horror of maladjustment, cruelty and crime. In this startlingly original short novel that basic premise is granted, but only...

Final Weapon

by Everett B. Cole

The societal picture painted by Cole is mainly gray: for second and third class citizens, life is literally lived underground, at subsistence or lower, and closely monitored in all aspects. The few ruling elite,...

The Dictator

by Stephen Marlowe

Ellaby's society was a perfect democracy, where all men were equal. But some still wanted more personal attention, and they got it, like— The Dictator.

Sam, This is You

by Murray Leinster

Sam had led a peaceful and impecunious life—until a voice cut in on a phone and said: Sam, this is You

One-Shot

by James Blish

You can do a great deal if you have enough data, and enough time to compute on it, by logical methods. But given the situation that neither data nor time is adequate, and an answer must be produced... what do...

The Players

by Everett B. Cole

A Playboy is someone with power, too much time on his hands, and too little sense of a goal worth achieving. And if the Playboy happens to belong to a highly advanced culture....

The Hand

by Gerald Allan Sohl

Alice knew that Dobie was a good dog, even if he did have an alarming habit of hunting down rabbits and gophers. But one day he brought her— The Hand.

Helpfully Yours

by Evelyn E. Smith

"Come down to Earth—and stay there!" is a humiliating order for somebody with wings!

Rich Living

by Michael Cathal

No other planet in the entire Galaxy was at all like Rejuvenal ... it was the only world worth one's whole fortune for a short visit!

Citadel

by Algis Budrys

He was looking for a privacy his strange personality needed. And never quite seemed to achieve it. All his efforts were, somehow great triumphs of the race, and great failures for him!