Novel of Distant Worlds
The Lost Tribes Of Venus
by Erik Fennel
On mist-shrouded Venus where hostile swamp meets hostile sea... there did the transmuted Earthman forsake his Terran heritage for the dull, dark waters of Tana; for the strangely beautiful Xintel of the blue-brown skin.
Sixty-Year Extension — Star-Flung Novelet
by Alan E. Nourse
They told only half the story to Daniel Carter Griffin when he volunteered to die. They told him of the glories of life reborn; youth recaptured; love rewon; of Free Agenting ‘round the Cosmos. Of many things they spoke... but never once dared they mention the lurid Second Death.
Hoydons Aweigh! — Star-Flung Novelet
by J.W. Groves
It’s a long time between furloughs for restless space voyagers. Brand’s was long enough for the entire universe to turn topsy-turvy under the star-dim rule of the “Touch-Not-the-Apple” League.
James P. Crow — Short Story
by Philip K. Dick
It was a robots’ world, run by soul-less heaps of haughty metal. But among the humans there was one — only one — who aspired to greatness; only one who stood the chance of breaking out of his subservient shell. He was the Time-Window Kid... He was James P. Crow.
Skeletons Of Space — Short Story
by James McKimmey, Jr.
Sand was all they could see. And sand would be all they’d eat... unless they licked that mad, crazing, swarming insect horde.
Land Beyond The Flame — Short Story
by Evelyn Goldstein
Beyond the Flame Barrier lay knowledge of the Originals. Long stretched, from horizon to horizon, a thin stream of living light; a thin path of peril for the truth-seeker, Allyn the Numan.
The Primus Curse — Short Story
by Bill Wesley
That the psychology boys had been right again, annoyed the veteran captain. He’d felt like a mechanical man all the time... never would he have believed he could send men to their deaths like that. And the ship!... he could have lost everything.
Down where the gripes begin.