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The Peacemaker

by Alfred Coppel

The legends of Jaq Merril are legion—but legends. Hark, ye, then to the true story of the pirate benefactor of Mankind!

Tree, Spare that Woodman

by Dave Dryfoos

The single thing to fear was fear—ghastly, walking fear!

The Hoofer

by Walter M. Miller

A space rover has no business with a family. But what can a man in the full vigor of youth do--if his heart cries out for a home?

The Rat Racket

by David Henry Keller

With Dr. Keller's genius for hitting at vital spots every time, he now gives us a brand new idea and an ingenious solution. We hope no racketeers read this story. They might, as a result, cause the police some...

Monkey On His Back

by Charles V. de Vet

Under the cloud of cast-off identities lay the shape of another man-- was it himself?

The Diseases of Purgatory, Pt. 6

Ubiquitous Computing

The House of Heine Brothers

The Great Carbuncle

Buds and Bird Voices

The Putnam Tradition

by Sonya Dorman

Through generations the power has descended, now weaker, now stronger. And which way did the power run in the four-year-old in the garden, playing with a pie plate?

Attrition

by Jim Wannamaker

Of course if Man is to survive, he must be adaptable, as any life form must. But that's not enough; he must adapt faster than the competing forms. And on new planets, that can be tricky....

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!

The Wedding Knell

The Old Apple Dealer

Christmas Banquet

Strike-Pay

Weak on Square Roots

by Russell Burton

Does your wife call you Pumpkinhead? Well, maybe it's not an insult; it might be a pet name. Ah—but whose pet name?

One Martian Afternoon

by Tom Leahy

She was sweet, gentle, kind—a sort of Martian Old Mother Hubbard. But when she went to her cupboard ...

Satellite System

by Horace Brown Fyfe

Fyfe's quite right ... there's nothing like a satellite system for a cold storage arrangement. Keeps things handy, but out of the way....