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Brain Twister

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 what the hell it was going to be now. One thing, he told himself, was absolutely certain: it was going to be terrible. It always was. […]


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Thrillers

Viewpoint

A fearsome thing is a thing you’re afraid of–and it has nothing whatever to do with whether others are afraid, nor with whether it is in fact dangerous. It’s your view of the matter that counts! Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories

In Case of Fire

There are times when a broken tool is better than a sound one, or a twisted personality more useful than a whole one. For instance, a whole beer bottle isn’t half the weapon that half a beer bottle is … Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories

Modus Vivendi

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! Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories

Card… Trick

The Psi Lodge had their ways and means of applying pressure, when pressure was needed. But the peculiar talent this fellow showed was one that even they’d never heard of…! Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories