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Pandemic

by Jesse Franklin Bone

Generally, human beings don't do totally useless things consistently and widely. So--maybe there is something to it--

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.

Droozle

by Frank Banta

Droozle was probably the greatest writer in the world--any world!

...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.

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,...

The Last Place on Earth

by Jim Harmon

Naturally an undertaker will get the last word. But shouldn't he wait until his clients are dead?

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...

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...?

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...

The Creature from Cleveland Depths

by Fritz Reuter Leiber Jr.

Here is a modern tale of an inner-directed sorcerer and an outer-directed sorcerer's apprentice.

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Rebel Spurs

General Max Shorter

by Kris Ottman Neville

To spread Mankind to the stars carries a high cost in lives--and not all of them are human!

The Talkative Tree

by Horace Brown Fyfe

Dang vines! Beats all how some plants have no manners--but what do you expect, when they used to be men!

The Lani People

by Jesse Franklin Bone

The startling science ficton novel of a new breeding system which produced a strange race of beautiful females--all expertly trained to make men feel like gods.

The Servant Problem

by Robert Franklin Young

Selling a whole town, and doing it inconspicuously, can be a little difficult … either giving it away freely, or in a more normal sense of "selling". People don't quite believe it….

Beyond Pandora

by Robert J. Martin

The ideal way to deal with a pest--any menace--is, of course, to make it useful to you....