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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!

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!

Project Mastodon

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!

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...

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

Pythias

by Frederik Pohl

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

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!

World of the Drone

by Robert Abernathy

Dworn knew that if his machine failed him in battle he would die. For men fought each other viciously, with no bond of brotherhood, in this— World Of The Drone

Dead Man's Planet

by Joseph Samachson

When a driven man arrives at a cemetery world, what else can it be but journey's end—and the start of a new one?

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!

Security

by Ernest M. Kenyon

If you let a man learn, and study, and work--and clamp a lid on so that nothing he takes into his mind can be let out--one way or another he'll blow a safety valve!

The Cosmic Expense Account

by Cyril Michael Kornbluth

Professor Konrad Leuten, author of the bestselling book Functional Epistemology is on a dangerous mission to undo the work of one reader who has taken his theories a little too far. His defense? Stand on one...

Bolden's Pets

by Floyd L. Wallace

The price of life was a life for a life—which was all the reward the victim looked for!

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.

Perfect Control

by Richard Stockham

Why can't you go home again after years in space? There had to be an answer ... could he find it in time, though?

One Way

by Miriam Allen DeFord

I thought of every way to save Hal from the Lydna Project and failed ... but the women didn't!

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!

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...