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Deathworld

by Harry Harrison

Some planet in the galaxy must—by definition—be the toughest, meanest, nastiest of all. If Pyrrus wasn't it ... it was an awfully good approximation!

The Misplaced Battleship

by Harry Harrison

It might seem a little careless to lose track of something as big as a battleship... but interstellar space is on a different scale of magnitude. But a misplaced battleship--in the wrong hands!--can be most...

The K-Factor

by Harry Harrison

Speed never hurt anybody--it's the sudden stop at the end. It's not how much change that signals danger, but how fast it's changing....

Storm Over Warlock

by Andre Alice Norton

Stranded on the alien world of Warlock, Shann Lantree's expedition camp has been wiped out by the Throgs, beings so alien that humans have yet to communicate with them. Lantree must quickly learn how to survive...

The Status Civilization

by Robert Sheckley

Will Barrent had no memory of his crime . . . but he found himself shipped across space to a brutal prison-planet. On Omega, his only chance to advance himself -- and stay alive -- is to commit an endless series...

The Burning Bridge

by Poul William Anderson

Usually there are two "reasons" why something is done; the reason why it needs to be done, and, quite separate, the reason people want to do it. The foul-up starts when the reason-for-wanting is satisfied ......

The Wailing Asteroid

by Murray Leinster

THE PUBLIC ABRUPTLY ceased to be interested in news of the signals. Rather, it suddenly wanted to stop thinking about them. The public was scared. Throughout all human history, the most horrifying of all ideas...

Psichopath

by Randall Garrett

Given psi powers like clairvoyance and telepathy, solving problems of sabotage would be easy, of course. That is, it seems that way at first thought!

Subspace Survivors

by Edward Elmer "Doc" Smith

There has always been, and will always be, the problem of surviving the experience that any trained expert can handle ... when there hasn't been any first survivor to be an expert! When no one has ever gotten...

You Don't Make Wine Like the Greeks Did

by David E. Fisher

"Every century has its advantages and its drawbacks," he said. "We, for instance, have bred out sexual desire. And, as for you people ..."

We're Friends, Now

by Henry Hasse

The little man stood in front of the monstrous machine as the synaptic drone heightened to a scream. No ... no, he whispered. Don't you understand....

Damned If You Don't

by Randall Garrett

We've all heard of the wonderful invention that the Big Corporation or the Utilities suppressed...? Usually, that Wonderful Invention won't work, actually. But there's another possibility, too....

Impact

by Irving Cox

They were languorous, anarchic, shameless in their pleasures ... were they lower than man ... or higher?

The Success Machine

by Henry Slesar

Mechanical brains are all the rage these days, so General Products just had to have one. But the blamed thing almost put them out of business. Why? It had no tact. It insisted upon telling the truth!

Make Mine Homogenized

by Raphael Rick

Anyone looking for guaranteed sound science will have to look elsewhere. But if it's fun you want... try the world's most potent eggnogg!

I'm a Stranger Here Myself

by Mack Reynolds

One can't be too cautious about the people one meets in Tangier. They're all weirdies of one kind or another. Me? Oh, I'm A Stranger Here Myself

The Return

by Henry Beam Piper

The isolated little group they found were doing fine-- but their religion was most strange--and yet quite logical!

The Night of the Long Knives

Noble Redman

by Jesse Franklin Bone

It was a big joke on all concerned. When you look back, the whole thing really began because his father had a sense of humor. Oh, the name fit all right, but can you imagine naming your son.... Noble Redman

Oomphel In The Sky

by Henry Beam Piper

Since Logic derives from postulates, it never has, and never will, change a postulate. And a religious belief is a system of postulates ... so how can a man fight a native superstition with logic? Or anything...