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The Fourth Science Fiction Megapack

The Fourth Science Fiction Megapack


Murray Leinster
Theodore Sturgeon
Isaac Asimov
Philip K Dick
Henry Kuttner
Harry Harrison
Ayn Rand
John Gregory Betancourt
Edgar Pangborn
Mary A Turzillo
Donald A Wollheim
E C Tubb
Marissa Lingen
Katherine MacLean
Ray Cluley
Milton Lesser
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr
Jason Andrew
Larry Hodges
Carmelo á
Cynthia Ward
George H Scithers
James C Stewart
John Russell Fearn
James K Moran

ISBN: 9781434448811
Year of publication: 2012

THE FOURTH SCIENCE FICTION MEGAPACK 25 MODERN AND CLASSIC SCIENCE FICTION STORIES ZORA AND THE LAND ETHIC NOMADS, by Mary A. Turzillo Zora let them in, of course. How many friends do you have when you live in the Martian arctic And they were friends, after all, despite their smell days, weeks, in an environment suit did not improve the cheesy odor their bootliners emitted. They seemed more like friends because they were young, just kids, like her. In fact they seemed even younger than Zora. None ...

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This World Is Taboo

This World Is Taboo


Murray Leinster

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Year of publication: 2006

THIS WORLD IS TABOO by MURRAY LEINSTER 1 The little Med Ship came out of overdrive and the stars were strange and the Milky Way seemed unfamiliar. Which, of course, was because the Milky Way and the local Cepheid marker-stars were seen from an unaccustomed angle and a not-yet-commonplace pattern of varying magnitudes. But Calhoun grunted in satisfaction. There was a banded sun off to port, which was good. A breakout at no more than sixty light-hours from ones destination wasnt bad, in a strange ...

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The Ethical Equations

The Ethical Equations


Murray Leinster

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Year of publication: 0

The Ethical Equations BY MURRAY LEINSTER IT IS VERY, very queer. The Ethical Equations, of course, link conduct with probability, and give mathematical proof that certain patterns of conduct increase the probability of certain kinds of coincidences. But nobody ever expected them to have any really practical effect. Elucidation of the laws of chance did not stop gambling, though it did make life insurance practical. The Ethical Equations werent expected to be even as useful as that. They were ...

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The Aliens

The Aliens


Murray Leinster

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Year of publication: 2007

THE ALIENS BY MURRAY LEINSTER Illustrated by van Dongen At 04 hours 10 minutes, ship time, the Niccola was well inside the Theta Gisol solar system. She had previously secured excellent evidence that this was not the home of the Plumie civilization. There was no tuned radiation. There was no evidence of interplanetary travelrockets would be more than obvious, and a magnetronic drive had a highly characteristic radiation-patternso the real purpose of the Niccolas voyage would not be accomplished ...

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Sand Doom

Sand Doom


Murray Leinster

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Year of publication: 2007

SAND DOOM BY MURRAY LEINSTER Illustrated by Freas Bordman knew there was something wrong when the throbbing, acutely uncomfortable vibration of rocket blasts shook the ship. Rockets were strictly emergency devices, these days, so when they were used there was obviously an emergency. He sat still. He had been reading, in the passenger lounge of the Warlocka very small lounge indeedbut as a senior Colonial Survey officer he was well-traveled enough to know when things did not go right. He looked ...

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The Black Mask Magazine (Vol. 5, No. 1 — April 1922)

The Black Mask Magazine (Vol. 5, No. 1 — April 1922)


Murray Leinster
J S Fletcher
J J Stagg
George B Jenkins, Jr
Pettersen Marzoni
R T Scott
J B Hawley
Harold Ward
John Baer
Ward Sterling
Walter Deffenbaugh
George Briggs

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Year of publication: 1922

The Black Mask Magazine Vol. 5, No.1 April 1922 by F. M. Osborne editor Contents Exterior to the Evidence A Detective Novel in Five Parts by J. S. Fletcher Author of The Middle Temple Murder, Etc., Etc. Editors Note. The Black Mask takes pride in presenting herewith what it considers to be not only J. S. Fletchers masterpiece in mystery writing, but, as well, the best detective novel that has made its appearance since the heyday of Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes. Mr. Fletcher, as is well ...

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The Fourth-Dimensional Demonstrator

The Fourth-Dimensional Demonstrator


Murray Leinster

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Year of publication: 1935

The Fourth-Dimensional Demonstrator by Murray Leinster Pete Davidson was engaged to Miss Daisy Manners of the Green Paradise floor show. He had just inherited all the properties of an uncle who had been an authority on the fourth dimension, and he was the custodian of an unusually amiable kangaroo named Arthur. But still he was not happy it showed this morning. Inside his uncles laboratory, Pete scribbled on paper. He added, and ran his hands through his hair in desperation. Then he subtracted, ...

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The Duplicators

The Duplicators


Murray Leinster

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Year of publication: 1964

The Duplicators by Murray Leinster Chapter 1 It occurred to Link Denham, as a matter for mild regret, that he was about to wake up, and hed had much too satisfactory a pre-slumber evening to want to do so. He lay between sleeping and awake, and he felt a splendid peacefulness, and the festive events in which hed relaxed after six months on Glaeth ran pleasantly through his mind. He didnt want to think about Glaeth any more. Hed ventured forth for a large evening because he wanted to forget that ...

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Gateway to Elsewhere

Gateway to Elsewhere


Murray Leinster

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Year of publication: 1950

Gateway to Elsewhere by Murray Leinster Chapter 1 This is the story of what happened to Tony Gregg after he had learned about the fourth dimensionor maybe it was the fifth or sixthin a shishkebab restaurant in the Syrian quarter on lower East Broadway, New York. He didnt go to the restaurant originally to learn about the fourth dimension. His first visit was simply for shishkebab, which is a wonderful dish of lamb cubes skewered on small round sticks and cooked with an unlikely sauce containing ...

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Dear Charles

Dear Charles


Murray Leinster

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Year of publication: 1953

Dear Charles by Murray Leinster To: CHARLES FABIUS GRANVER, Sector 233, Zone 3, Home 1254, Radli. The Thirty-Fourth Century, a.d. My dear great-great-great-etc.-grandson Charles: Your friend Hari Vans will discover this letter printed as a fiction story in an ancient, tattered book of still more ancient fiction stories in the rare-books stacks of the University Library. He will be astonished to see your name and still more astonished to read his own. He will be astounded to find your correct ...

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A Logic Named Joe

A Logic Named Joe


Murray Leinster

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Year of publication: 1946

A Logic Named Joe by Murray Leinster It was on the third day of August that Joe come off the assembly line, and on the fifth Laurine come into town, an that afternoon I saved civilization. Thats what I figure, anyhow. Laurine is a blonde that I was crazy about onceand crazy is the wordand Joe is a logic that I have stored away down in the cellar right now. I had to pay for him because I said I busted him, and sometimes I think about turning him on and sometimes I think about taking an ax to him. ...

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Creatures of the Abyss

Creatures of the Abyss


Murray Leinster

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Year of publication: 1961

Creatures of the Abyss by Murray Leinster One The moment arrived when Terry Holt realized that he was simply holding the bag for Jimenez y Cia.Jimenez and Companyin the city of Manila. He wasnt getting anywhere, himself. So, painfully, he prepared to wind up the companys affairs and his own, and start over. It seemed appropriate to take inventory, consult the policetheyd been both amiable and cooperativeand then make new plans. But first it would be a good idea to go somewhere else for a while, ...

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War with the Gizmos

War with the Gizmos


Murray Leinster

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Year of publication: 1958

War with the Gizmos by Murray Leinster PROLOGUE The first battles of the war with the Gizmos took place in deep wilderness, and human beings knew nothing about them. Cities were not attacked, in the beginning. The initial skirmishes were fought by bears and wildcats and mountain sheep, and other creatures blood-kin to men. Those battles were often magnificent, but they were usually disastrous, and few of them were ever reported. There was, though, a bear found dead in the high Sierras, killed ...

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The Pirates of Zan

The Pirates of Zan


Murray Leinster

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Year of publication: 1959

The Pirates of Zan by Murray Leinster CHAPTER ONE IT HAD not been impulsive action when Bron Hoddan had started for the planet Walden by stowing away on a police ship that had come to his native planet to hang all his relatives. Hed planned it long before. Getting to Walden had been his long-cherished dream. As it had turned out, his relatives had not been hanged. This they had avoided with their usual technique of acting aggrieved and innocent. They had given proof that they were simple people ...

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