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The First One

by Herbert D. Kastle

The first man to return from beyond the Great Frontier may be welcomed ... but will it be as a curiosity, rather than as a hero...?

They Also Serve

by Donald Edwin Westlake

Why should people hate vultures? After all, a vulture never kills anyone…

What Need of Man?

by Harold Calin

Bannister was a rocket scientist. He started with the premise of testing man's reaction to space probes under actual conditions; but now he was just testing space probes—and man was a necessary evil to contend...

The Planet Strappers

by Raymond Z. Gallun

The Planet Strappers started out as The Bunch, a group of student-astronauts in the back room of a store in Jarviston, Minnesota. They wanted off Earth, and they begged, borrowed and built what they needed to...

Modus Vivendi

by Randall Garrett

It's undoubtedly difficult to live with someone who is Different. He must, because he is Different, live by other ways. But what makes it so difficult is that, for some reason he thinks you are Different!

Rebels of the Red Planet

by Charles Louis Fontenay

Dark Kensington had been dead for twenty-five years. It was a fact; everyone knew it. Then suddenly he reappeared, youthful, brilliant, ready to take over the Phoenix, the rebel group that worked to overthrow...

Fifty Per Cent Prophet

by Randall Garrett

That he was a phony Swami was beyond doubt. That he was a genuine prophet, though, seemed ... but then, what's the difference between a dictator and a true prophet? So was he....

The Real Hard Sell

by William W. Stuart

Naturally human work was more creative, more inspiring, more important than robot drudgery. Naturally it was the most important task in all the world … or was it?

The Asses of Balaam

by Randall Garrett

The remarkable characteristic of Balaam's ass was that it was more perceptive than its master. Sometimes a child is more perceptive—because more straightforward and logical—than an adult....

The Foreign Hand Tie

by Randall Garrett

Just because you can "see" something doesn't mean you understand it—and that can mean that even perfect telepathy isn't perfect communication....

The Beginning

by Henry Hasse

Relentlessly, a narrative as old as time drives forward to a climax as old as man—and points a finger as grim as Death.

Prologue to an Analogue

by Leigh Richmond

Finnagle's Law shows that many times we don't get the effect we planned on. But ... there's an inverse to that famous law, too....

The Weakling

by Everett B. Cole

A strong man can, of course, be dangerous, but he doesn’t approach the vicious deadliness of a weakling--with a weapon!

Brain Twister

Psi-Power #1

by Randall Garrett & Laurence Mark Janifer

In nineteen-fourteen, it was enemy aliens. In nineteen-thirty, it was Wobblies. In nineteen-fifty-seven, it was fellow-travelers. And, in nineteen seventy-one, Kenneth J. Malone rolled wearily out of bed wondering...

The Man Who Played to Lose

by Laurence Mark Janifer

Sometimes the very best thing you can do is to lose. The cholera germ, for instance, asks nothing better than that it be swallowed alive....

Freedom

by Mack Reynolds

Freedom is a very dangerous thing indeed. It is so catching—like a plague—even the doctors get it.

The Helpful Hand of God

by Tom Godwin

The helpful hand of God ... can be very helpful indeed. But of course, it's long been known that God helps those who wisely help themselves...

Black Man's Burden

by Mack Reynolds

The turmoil in Africa is only beginning—and it must grow worse before it's better. Not until the people of Africa know they are Africans—not warring tribesmen—will there be peace....

The Outbreak of Peace

by Horace Brown Fyfe

When properly conducted, a diplomatic mission can turn the most smashing of battle-successes into a fabulous Pyrrhic victory.

The Coming of the Ice

by Green Peyton Wertenbaker

Strange men these creatures of the hundredth century...