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Dimension6: annual collection 2016

by Emillie Colyer, Simon Petrie & Keith Stevenson

Dimension6 magazine takes you on a journey beyond the borders of the real. Our third annual collection features stories from some of the best Australian and overseas writers working in the field today.


A World Apart

by Sam Merwin, Jr.

Most men of middle age would welcome a chance to live their lives a second time. But Coulter did not.

The Hohokam Dig

by Theodore Pratt

From where had these attacking Indians come? Out of a long forgotten and dim past? Had their medicine man seen the one supreme vision?

Each Man Kills

by Victoria Glad

Eve’s lips parted, showing the even white teeth—those slightly pointed teeth. “You’re quite sane, my dear,” She said calmly. “You are now one of us; a revenant, even as I, and to live you must feed...

Spider Mansion

by Fritz Leiber

“So the last fly has obligingly walked into the spider’s parlor,” he murmured, with a laugh.

The Death of Ilalotha

by Clark Ashton Smith

It was quite impossible for him to believe that Ilalotha had died from a fatal passion: since, in his experience, passion was never fatal.

The Diamond Lens

by Fitz-James O’Brien

How I longed to discover the secret of some perfect lens, whose magnifying power should be limited only by the resolvability of the object, and which at the same time should be free from spherical and chromatic...

The Disc Recorder

by August Derleth

What caught Harcourt’s eye almost immediately was a disc recorder standing near the desk, together with stacks of discs, some manifestly used, others clearly not yet touched, ready for anyone who might care...

The Doors of Death

by Arthur B. Waltermire

A strange and curious story is this, about a banker whose only fear was that he might be buried alive, like his grandfather before him.

The Invaders

by Benjamin Ferris

Big Joe Merklos was the first of them. He appeared at the Wide Bend National Bank one day, cash in hand. The charm of him, his flashing smile, the easy strength in his big body, were persuasive recommendations....

The Lost Gods

by Dorothy Quick

From the backwaters of the Universe came two Beings—radiant, terrible—to challenge the love of a mortal man and woman!

The Monkey Spoons

by Mary Elizabeth Counselman

“The price,” he said heavily, “is five hundred for the set, if you insist on buying it… But I must tell you this, although I am sure you young people will laugh at me—or perhaps be even more intrigued...

The Terror Of The Water-Tank

by William Hope Hodgson

Crowning the heights on the outskirts of a certain town on the east coast is a large, iron water-tank from which an isolated row of small villas obtains its supply. The top of this tank has been cemented, and...

The Salem Horror

by Henry Kuttner

When Carson first noticed the sounds in his cellar, he ascribed them to the rats. Later he began to hear the tales which were whispered by the superstitious Polish mill workers in Derby Street regarding the...

The White Feather Hex

by Don Peterson

For a few seconds, however, the tall stranger seemed to lose all of his cockiness, and a somber look crept over his jovial features. “Have you ever heard of the hex of the white feather?”

Werewolf of the Sahara

by G.G. Pendarves

“This Ilbrahaim, though—he swears our camp’s being haunted. He thinks a weredog, or werewolf, has attached itself to us. Says he woke and saw it prowling about last night.”

Where Are You Mr. Biggs?

by Nelson S. Bond

I didn’t have to ask whom he meant. “Scrawny neck” would mean only one inmate of our void-perambulating asylum. Lancelot Biggs. Genius and crackpot, scarecrow and sage—and soon to become son-in-law of...


by Seabury Quinn

Was it a trick of tired nerves, the retention of the light-image upon my retina in the dark?

The Unreal and the Real: The Selected Short Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin

by Ursula K. Le Guin

A collection of short stories by the legendary and iconic Ursula K. Le Guin—selected by the author, and combined in one volume for the first time.

The Unreal and the Real is a collection of some of Ursula K....

This Way to the End Times: Classic Tales of the Apocalypse

by Robert Silverberg, Connie Willis & Ursula K. Le Guin

THIS WAY TO THE END TIMES: Classic Tales of the Apocalypse, gathers 21 compelling, gripping stories of the not-too-distant demise of the earth as we know it. And what a collection. From little-known, brilliant...