Category Archives: Science Fiction

Exile by Horace Brown Fyfe

Picture a planet surrounded by the debris of satellite collisions and a 100 mile deep meteor belt. A Terran has landed there but can never leave. Then another Terran lands who is a criminal. The text for this story may … Continue reading

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Gallus Gallus Mechanique by Roy Trumbull

As micro electronics hits the wall it’s biology’s chance to take over the job of making things smaller and better. For starters, hens laying hard drives.

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Hall of Mirrors by Fredric Brown

Do time machines work as we think they do? Or do they work in a way that is beyond our imagination? One man must find out again and again.

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Heist Job On Thizar by Randall Garrett

A beautiful girl, a thug, a narcotics kingpin, a priceless necklace, and master jewel thief Anson Drake play out their cards on the planet Thizar. The text for this story may be found at www.gutenberg.org.

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I’m A Stranger Here Myself by Mack Reynolds

Tangier is a city where anything goes. Being polite involves not asking anyone too many questions. At a sidewalk cafe two men are speculating about flying saucers. Both have come a considerable distance to get there.

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In Case of Fire by Randall Garrett

An ambassador on a distant planet matches the psychological quirks of his staff against a crack alien negotiation team at an armistice conference. The text for this story may be found at www.gutenberg.org .

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Of Time and Texas by William F. Nolan

A professor invents a time door with which to solve the over population problem in the year 2057 There was plenty of room in Texas in 1957. There is a slight glitch. The text for this story may be found … Continue reading

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Old Rambling House by Frank Herbert

If you lived in a trailer would you trade it for a spacious house with all the modern conveniences? Would it matter if it was in another galaxy?

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Question of Comfort by Les Collins

An alien cop sets a trap for an escaped prisoner by building a tour of the Solar System ride at Disneyland. This story first appeared in Astounding Science Fiction magazine in 1959. Ticket prices of $2 are spoken of as … Continue reading

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Scrimshaw by Murray Leinster

A mining colony on the moon is home to a murderer and to his victim who is slowly recovering memories lost when he was left for dead. A bold attempt is made to hijack $5 million in diamonds from the … Continue reading

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Sight Gag by Larry M. Harris

An FBI PSI operative without weapons must go up against a killer. The killer is cloaked against the power of PSI forces.

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Solandar’s Radio Tomb by Ellis Parker Butler

This story was first published in 1927 in Amazing Stories at a time when the new technology was radio. It tells a cautious tale about the perils of the future. A millionaire has a granite tomb built with loudspeakers to … Continue reading

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Solomon’s Orbit by William Carroll

A Russian spy satellite is creamed by a vintage car hulk shot into space from a wrecking yard in Fullerton, CA.

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Stairway to the Stars by Larry Shaw

A book editor goes out to sea to see a demonstration of an invention which its maker intends to write a book about. Instead of working as advertised, it opens up a closed gate to another world and soon there … Continue reading

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Stopover Planet by Robert E. Gilbert

Aliens collect samples for the galactic museum. Their task is made simple by baiting humans with their own desires.

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Storyspieler Shows Group 2 – Science Fiction

These programs consist of Sci-Fi short stories with a length or 30 minutes or less. Suitable to take with you and listen to when you’re on the road or have some time on your hands. Program 1 The Measure of … Continue reading

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Survival Tactics by Al Sevcik

On a new planet a colony hopes to survive in the jungle with the aid of killer robots to control the predators. But these robots can’t distinguish between humans and jungle animals. The lone survivor of the scout party must … Continue reading

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The Altar At Midnight by C. M. Kornbluth

Two men in a bar. One is a spacer with a face full of red lines from compression and decompression. The other is a man known as Doc. It turns out he is responsible for space travel.

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The Beast of Space By F. E. Hardart

An asteroid is actually a living creature based on silicon. It uses a female robot to lure spacemen. There are many old spaceships in one of its caves but no sign of the crews. They were eaten long ago.

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The Burning Bridge by Poul Anderson

In this 1960 story by Poul Anderson, government is not to be trusted. A group who believe in openness and transparency has elected to leave and are aboard a fleet of 15 vessels on a 40 year voyage to the … Continue reading

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