Thursday, June 18, 2009

Equation of Doom

More science fiction recently added to Project Gutenberg.

Shipwreck in the Sky by Eando Binder (Fantastic Universe, March 1954)

"The flight into space that made Pilot-Capt. Dan Barstow famous."

Keep Out by Fredric Brown (Amazing Stories, March 1954)

"With no more room left on Earth, and with Mars hanging up there empty of life, somebody hit on the plan of starting a colony on the Red Planet."

No Pets Allowed by M. A. Cummings (Fantastic Universe, August 1957)

"He didn't know how he could have stood the four months there alone. She was company and one could talk to her ..."

The Gun by Philip K. Dick (Planet Stories, September 1952)

"Nothing moved or stirred. Everything was silent, dead. Only the gun showed signs of life ... and the trespassers had wrecked that for all time. The return journey to pick up the treasure would be a cinch ... they smiled."

The Mathematicians by Arthur Feldman (Amazing Stories, October-November 1953)

With The Night Mail by Rudyard Kipling

"A Story of 2000 A.D."

The Doorway by Evelyn E. Smith (Fantastic Universe, September 1955)

"A man may wish he'd married his first love and not really mean it. But an insincere wish may turn ugly in dimensions unknown."

Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift

"...into several remote nations of the world."

Equation of Doom by Gerald Vance (Amazing Stories, February 1957)

"His agony of soul at being unable to save Margot was far greater than physical torture."

Cogito, Ergo Sum by John Foster West (Fantastic Universe, March 1954)

"A warped instant in Space—and two egos are separated from their bodies and lost in a lonely abyss."

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