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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...

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....

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,...

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...

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...?

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,...

Rebel Spurs

...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.

Naudsonce

by Henry Beam Piper

Bishop Berkeley's famous question about the sound of a falling tree may have no standing in Science. But there is a highly interesting question about "sound" that Science needs to consider...

Talents, Incorporated

by Murray Leinster

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

Legacy

by James Henry Schmitz

Trigger Argee has been sent by her boss to the University Planet to oversee a plasmoid project. So why aren't Professor Mantelish or Trigger's boss anywhere to be found -- and why is Trigger being kept in the...

Anchorite

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!

Operation Terror

by Murray Leinster

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

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...

The Bramble Bush

by Randall Garrett

Usually, if a man's gotten into bad trouble by getting into something, he's a fool to go back. But there are times ...

The Next Logical Step

by Ben Bova

Ordinarily the military least wants to have the others know the final details of their war plans. But, logically, there would be times-- The Next Logical Step.

The Winds of Time

Novice

by James Henry Schmitz

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

The Great Gray Plague

by Raymond Fisher Jones

There is no enemy so hard to fight as a dull gray fog. It's not solid enough to beat, too indefinite to kill, and too omnipresent to escape.