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The Ethical Engineer

That mores is strictly a matter of local custom cannot be denied. But that ethics is pure opinion also…? Maybe there are times for murder, and theft and slavery…. Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction

The Misplaced Battleship

It might seem a little careless to lose track of something as big as a battleship… but interstellar space is on a different scale of magnitude. But a misplaced battleship–in the wrong hands!–can be most dangerous. Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories

Planet of the Damned

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 activities — but before he can enjoy his victory he’s forced to leave his homeworld to help salvage Dis, the most hellish planet […]


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction

The Velvet Glove

SF writer and editor Harry Harrison explores a not too distant future where robots—particularly specialist robots who don’t know their place—have quite a rough time of it. True, the Robot Equality Act had been passed—but so what? New York was a bad town for robots this year. In fact, all over the country it was […]


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories

Toy Shop

The gadget was strictly, beyond any question, a toy. Not a real, workable device. Except for the way it could work under a man’s mental skin…. Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories


Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories