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Planet of Dread

Planet of Dread is a science fiction novella by Murray Leinster first published in 1962. Moran cut apart the yard-long monstrosity with a slash of flame. The thing presumably died, ...


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Med Ship Man

Med Ship Man is a science fiction novella by Murray Leinster first published in 1963. His work was healing the sick—but this planet was already dead! Join Space Medical Service off ...


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The Hate Disease

The Hate Disease is a science fiction novella by Murray Leinster first published in  1963. The Med Service people hit strange problems as routine: if they weren't weirdos, they wer ...


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Attention Saint Patrick

Attention Saint Patrick is a science fiction short story by Murray Leinster, first published in 1960. Legends do, of course, get somewhat distorted in the passage of time. In the f ...


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The Aliens

The Aliens is a science fiction novella by Murray Leinster frist published in 1959. The human race was expanding through the galaxy ... and so, they knew, were the Aliens. When two ...


Cover for The Runaway Skyscraper
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The Runaway Skyscraper

The Runaway Skyscraper is a science fiction novella by Murray Leinster first published in 1919. Arthur Chamberlain has problems. His one-man engineering firm is faltering and his p ...


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The Mad Planet

The Mad Planet is a science fiction novel by Murray Leinster first published in 1920. It is 30,000 years following dramatically changed climate conditions on earth which had let m ...


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The Revolt of the Star Men

The Revolt of the Star Men is a novella by Raymond Z. Gallun first published in 1932. ”A bulk dropped down on the nose of the craft. A pair of hands gripped the barrels of the mach ...


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The Eternal Wall

The Eternal Wall is a science fiction short story by Raymond Z. Gallun first published in 1942. ”A scream of brakes, the splash into icy waters, a long descent into alkaline depths ...


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Stamped Caution

Stamped Caution is a science fiction novella by Raymond Z. Gallun first published in 1953. ”It's a funny thing, but most monsters seem to be of the opinion that it's men who are th ...


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Comet's Burial

Comet's Burial is a science fiction short story first published in 1953. A man may be a scoundrel, a crook, a high-phased confidence man, and still work toward a great dream which ...


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Big Pill

Big Pill is a science fiction short story by Raymond Z. Gallun first published in 1952. Child, it was, of the now ancient H-bomb. New. Untested. Would its terrible power sweep the ...


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Asteroid of Fear

Asteroid of Fear is a science fiction novella by Raymond Z. Gallun first published in 1951. “All space was electrified as that harsh challenge rang out ... but John Endlich hesitat ...


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The Tunnel Under The World

The Tunnel Under The World is a science fiction novella by Frederik Pohl first published in 1955. This famous Pohl story explores cybernetic robots and implanted personalities in a ...


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Survival Kit

Survival Kit is a science fiction novella by Frederik Pohl first published in 1957. It wasn't fair—a smart but luckless man like Mooney had to scrounge, while Harse always made out ...


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Pythias

Pythias is a science fiction short story by Frederik Pohl first published in 1955. Sure, Larry Connaught saved my life—but it was how he did it that forced me to murder him! Some t ...


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My Lady Greensleeves

My Lady Greensleeves is a science fiction novella by Frederik Pohl first published in 1957. This guard smelled trouble and it could be counted on to come—for a nose for trouble was ...


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The Knights of Arthur

The Knights of Arthur is a science fiction novella by Frederik Pohl first published in 1958. Pohl takes us into the future in this quirky and funny story, where the population of t ...


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The Hated

The Hated is a science fiction short story by Frederik Pohl first published in 1958 under the name Paul Flehr. After space, there was always one more river to cross ... the far sid ...


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The Day of the Boomer Dukes

The Day of the Boomer Dukes is a science fiction short story by Frederik Pohl first published in 1956. A bored resident of the future, reading a crime magazine from the 1950s, deci ...


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Genesis

Genesis is a short science fiction story by H. Beam Piper first published in 1951. A ship full of colonists crash-lands on a mysterious planet. Was this ill-fated expedition the en ...


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Ministry of Disturbance

Ministry of Disturbance is a science fiction novella written by H. Beam Piper frist published in 1958. Sometimes getting a job is harder than the job after you get it--and sometime ...


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Police Operation

Police Operation is a science fiction novella by H. Beam Piper first published in 1948. Hunting down the beast, under the best of circumstances, was dangerous. But in this little p ...


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Oomphel in the Sky

Oomphel in the Sky is a science fiction novella written by H. Beam Piper, originally published in 1960. Since Logic derives from postulates, it never has, and never will, change a ...


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Graveyard of Dreams

Graveyard of Dreams is a short science fiction story by H. Beam Piper first published in 1958. Despite Mr. Shakespeare, wealth and name are both dross compared with the theft of ho ...