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2 B R O 2 B

by Kurt Vonnegut

2 B R 0 2 B is a satiric short story that imagines life (and death) in a future world where aging has been “cured” and population control is mandated and administered by the government.

Planet of the Damned

by Harry Harrison

Hugo nominated in 1962, originally published in Analog Science Fact-Science Fiction as "Sense of Obligation." Brion has just won the Twenties, a global competition to test achievements in 20 categories of human...

Unwise Child

by Randall Garrett

When a super-robot named Snookums discovers how to build his own superbombs, it becomes obvious that Earth is by no means the safest place for him to be. And so Dr. Fitzhugh, his designer, and Leda Crannon,...

Little Fuzzy

by Henry Beam Piper

The chartered Zarathustra Company had it all their way. Their charter was for a Class III uninhabited planet, which Zarathustra was, and it meant they owned the planet lock stock and barrel. They exploited it,...

A Slave is a Slave

by Henry Beam Piper

There has always been strong sympathy for the poor, meek, downtrodden slave--the kindly little man, oppressed by cruel and overbearing masters. Could it possibly have been misplaced...?

The Defiant Agents

by Andre Alice Norton

Alien technology scavenged by U.S. and Russian scientists has started a race to colonize planets outside our solar system -- and the U.S. scientists are losing! In a desperate move the U.S. government decides...

Toy Shop

by Harry Harrison

The gadget was strictly, beyond any question, a toy. Not a real, workable device. Except for the way it could work under a man's mental skin....

Rebel Spurs

Operation Terror

by Murray Leinster

Mankind faces extinction at the hands of interstellar "visitors."

Talents, Incorporated

by Murray Leinster

The remorseless aggressors had everything in the galaxy on their side--except the little idiosyncrasies of the human mind!


by Jesse Franklin Bone

Generally, human beings don't do totally useless things consistently and widely. So--maybe there is something to it--

...After a Few Words...

by Randall Garrett

This is a science-fiction story. History is a science; the other part is, as all Americans know, the most fictional field we have today.


by Randall Garrett

There are two basic kinds of fools--the ones who know they are fools, and the kind that, because they do not know that, are utterly deadly menaces!


by James Henry Schmitz

A novice is one who is inexperienced—but that doesn't mean incompetent. Nor does it mean stupid!

Nor Iron Bars a Cage....

by Randall Garrett

Iron bars do not confine a Man—only his body. There are more subtle, and more confining bindings, however....

Sight Gag

by Laurence Mark Janifer

Intelligence is a great help in the evolution-by-survival—but intelligence without muscle is even less useful than muscle without brains. But it's so easy to forget that muscle—plain physical force—is...

The Lani People

by Jesse Franklin Bone

The startling science ficton novel of a new breeding system which produced a strange race of beautiful females--all expertly trained to make men feel like gods.

The Stars, My Brothers

by Edmond Moore Hamilton

He was afraid--not of the present or the future, but of the past. He was afraid of the thing tagged Reed Kieran, that stiff blind voiceless thing wheeling its slow orbit around the Moon, companion to dead worlds...

And Devious the Line of Duty

by Tom Godwin

Sometimes the most diligent and loyal thing an old man can do is fumble, drink beer, and let a young man get into trouble....

The Last Place on Earth

by Jim Harmon

Naturally an undertaker will get the last word. But shouldn't he wait until his clients are dead?