Science fiction (Novelty)

Null–A Three

Null–A Three


Alfred Elton van Vogt

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AUTHORS DEDICATION To my dear wife, Lydia, an exceptionally beautiful woman, for asking me the questions that finally started me thinking about what a third Null-A novel should be about. For Jacques Sadoul, editor of Jai Lu, who several times urged me to write a sequel. To Fred Pohl who, when he was editor of Galaxy Magazine, was the first person to ask me to write a Null-A sequel. To the late John W. Campbell, Jr., whoas editor of Astounding Science Fiction now called Analogwhen he serialized ...

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The Golden Man

The Golden Man



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The GOLDEN MAN By Phillip K. Dick Illustrated by Kelly Freas IS IT ALWAYS hot like this the salesman demanded. He addressed everybody at the lunch counter and in the shabby booths against the wall. A middle-aged fat man with a good-natured smile, rumpled gray suit, sweat-stained white shirt, a drooping bowtie, and a panama hat. Only in the summer, the waitress answered. None of the others stirred. The teen-age boy and girl in one of the booths, eyes fixed intently on each other. Two workmen, ...

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The Crawlers

The Crawlers


Philip Kindred Dick

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The Crawlers By Philip K. Dick HE built, and the more he built the more he enjoyed building. Hot sunlight filtered down summer breezes stirred around him as he toiled joyfully. When he ran out of material he paused awhile and rested. His edifice wasnt large it was more a practice model than the real thing. One part of his brain told him that, and another part thrilled with excitement and pride. It was at least large enough to enter. He crawled down the entrance tunnel and curled up inside in a ...

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Survey Team

Survey Team


Philip Kindred Dick

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Survey team byPhilip K. Dick Halloway came up through six miles of ash to see how the rocket looked in landing. He emerged from the lead-shielded bore and joined Young, crouching down with a small knot of surface troops. The surface of the planet was dark and silent. The air stung his nose. It smelled foul. Halloway shivered uneasily. Where the hell are we A soldier pointed into the blackness. The mountains are over there. See them The Rockies, and this is Colorado. Colorado . . . The old name ...

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Silly Asses

Silly Asses


Isaac Azimov

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SILLY ASSES A Vignette by Isaac Asimov NARON of the long-lived Rigellian race was the fourth of his line to keep the Galactic records. He had the large book which contained the list of the numerous races throughout the Galaxies that had developed intelligence, and the much smaller book listing those races that had reached maturity and had qualified for the Galactic Federation. In the first book, a number of those listed were crossed out those that, for one reason or another, had failed. ...

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The Vostok Revelation

The Vostok Revelation


Allan J Ashinoff

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Year of publication: 2017

Allan J. Ashinoff THE VOSTOK REVELATION Acknowledgments Id like to express my thanks to several people who helped bring this novel to fruition. John Earle Editing, Proofreading Lara Stecenko Cover Art David Metz Proofreading OA Proofreading Ayn Rand Vision Isaac Asimov Vision Jack London Adventure Edgar Rice Burroughs Imagination Mark Twain Candor and Wit PROLOGUE You are a savage Screamed KaNa Portus to the sight of Xi Bharata, the invading warlord from the southern province, as he stood in the ...

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Death and the Knight

Death and the Knight


Poul Anderson

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Death and the Knight Introduction In 1952 I attended the world science fiction convention in Chicago and there encountered a young lady named Karen Kruse. We quickly became inseparable, right through the last party in the hotel penthouse, where Stuart Byrne sang Gilbert and Sullivan till, side by side with Anthony Boucher, we saw daybreak over Lake Michigan. Afterward we kept in touch only by mail, she being a Kentucky girl now living in the Washington, D.C. area, but the letters grew more and ...

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The Shield of Time

The Shield of Time


Poul Anderson

ISBN: 9780575108929
Year of publication: 2011

The Shield of Time Poul Anderson Part one: The Stranger That Is Within Thy Gates 1987 A.D. Maybe returning to New York on the day after he left it had been a mistake. Even here, just now, the springtime was too beautiful. A dusk like this was not one in which to sit alone, remembering. Rain had cleared the air for a while, so that through open windows drifted a ghost of blossoms and green. Lights and noises from the streets below were somehow softened, turned riverlike. Manse Everard wanted out. ...

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Prominent Author

Prominent Author


Philip Kindred Dick

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Prominent Author By Philip K. Dick Illustrated by Paul Orban MY HUSBAND said Mary Ellis, although he is a very prompt man, and hasnt been late to work in twenty-five years, is actually still someplace around the house. She sipped at her faintly- scented hormone and carbohydrate drink. As a matter of fact, he wont be leaving for another ten minutes. Incredible, said Dorothy Lawrence, who had finished her drink, and now basked in the dermal- mist spray that descended over her virtually unclad body ...

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Let’s Get Together

Let’s Get Together


Isaac Azimov

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Lets Get Together by Isaac Asimov A kind of peace had endured for a century and people had forgotten what anything else was like. They would scarcely have known how to react had they discovered that a kind of war had finally come. Certainly, Elias Lynn, Chief of the Bureau of Robotics, wasnt sure how he ought to react when he finally found out. The Bureau of Robotics was headquartered in Cheyenne, in line with the century-old trend toward decentralization, and Lynn stared dubiously at the young ...

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God's Hooks

God's Hooks


Говард Уолдроп

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Year of publication: 1982

Howard Waldrop Gods Hooks They were in the End of the World Tavern at the bottom of Great Auk Street. The place was crowded, noisy. As patrons came in, they paused to kick their boots on the floor and shake the cinders from their rough clothes. The air smelled of wood smoke, singed hair, heated and melted glass. Ho yelled a man at one of the noisiest tables to his companions, who were dressed more finely than the workmen around them. Heres old Izaak now, come up from Staffordshire. A man in his ...

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Space Prison

Space Prison


Tom Godwin

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To JOE AND BLANCHE KOLARIK, whose friendship and encouragement in the years gone by will never be forgotten. обратно PART 1 For seven weeks the Constellation had been plunging through hyperspace with her eight thousand colonists fleeing like a hunted thing with her communicators silenced and her drives moaning and thundering. Up in the control room, Irene had been told, the needles of the dials danced against the red danger lines day and night. She lay in bed and listened to the muffled, ...

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Exhibit Piece

Exhibit Piece


Philip Kindred Dick

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EXHIBIT PIECE By Philip K. Dick Illustrated by Paul Orban As curator of the Twentieth Century Exhibit, George Miller felt that to do a good job he had to live his work. Then, one day, somebody got into his exhibit and he went to investigate... THATS a strange suit you have I on the robot pubtrans driver observed. It slid back its door and came to rest at the curb. What are the little round things Those are buttons, George Miller explained. They are partly functional, partly ornamental. This is ...

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Navigators of Dune

Navigators of Dune


Kevin J Anderson
Brian Herbert

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Year of publication: 2016

Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson Navigators of Dune 1 All things begin, and all things end there are no exceptions. Or, is this a myth Debating topic, the Mentat School The Emperors ceremonial barge orbited high above Salusa Secundus, in the midst of huge, ominous warships. Its interior glittered with gold and precious gems its flashy hull was sculpted with curves and adornments that served no purpose. By far the most ostentatious vessel in the fleet, the barge was a stunning sight to those who ...

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The Critical Trilogy Box Set

The Critical Trilogy Box Set


Darren A Wearmouth
Colin F Barnes

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Year of publication: 2016

Darren Wearmouth Colin F. Barnes THE CRITICAL TRILOGY CRITICAL DAWN BOOK 1 Chapter 1 CHARLIE JACKSON FELT like they were on the edge of a great discovery. Pippa had emailed him earlier to say that shed found the find of the century in an archeological dig to uncover what happened to the missing colonists of Roanoke Island. Typical, Pippa, he thought. Keeping the huge news to herself and making him wait. It didnt help that shed told him to start work on the report. It was the worst part of his ...

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