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No Moving Parts

Sylph Etherege

The Glamour of the Snow

Lotus Alley

Atoms of Empire

by Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne

The wandering Englishman, the atom of empire, at sundry ends of the earth is not always good company in the flesh, but in Mr. Cutcliffe Hyne's stories he is good company. For the reader is not in the position...

Still Life with Apocalypse

Two Timer

by Frederic Brown

Here is a brace of vignettes by the Old Vignette Master ... short and sharp ... like a hypodermic!

The Buttoned Sky

by Geoff St. Reynard

Legends spoke of Earth's glorious past, of freedom and greatness. But this was the future, ruled by god-globes, as men gazed fearfully at—The Buttoned Sky

Death Comes But Twice

Gone Fishing

by James Henry Schmitz

There is no predictable correlation between intelligence and ethics, nor is ruthlessness necessarily an evil thing. And there is nothing like enforced, uninterrupted contemplation to learn to distinguish one...

Real City

by Carrie Vaughn

“Real City” is a modern Hollywood fable set in a post-post-modern future.

Veritas Nos Liberabit

by Kristin Janz

“Veritas Nos Liberabit” is a story told in emails about how emails can tell stories.

The Risk Profession

by Donald Edwin Westlake

The men who did dangerous work had a special kind of insurance policy. But when somebody wanted to collect on that policy, the claims investigator suddenly became a member of ... THE RISK PROFESSION

The Bell Tone

by Edmund H. Leftwich

It is no use. It's too late. The earth--I must dig--alone.

The Birth of Athena

Ice House

Mrs. Bullfrog

The Flames

King's Evil

A Prize for Edie

by Jesse Franklin Bone

The Committee had, unquestionably, made a mistake. There was no doubt that Edie had achieved the long-sought cancer cure ... but awarding the Nobel Prize was, nonetheless, a mistake ...