(Illustration by Kelly Freas)
A Bottle of Old Wine by Richard O. Lewis (If Worlds of Science Fiction, July 1953)
A grim tale of a future in which everyone is desperate to escape reality, and a hero who wants to have his wine and drink it, too.
(Illustration by Virgil Finlay)
Sjambak by Jack Vance (If Worlds of Science Fiction, July 1953)
"Wilbur Murphy sought romance, excitement, and an impossible Horseman of Space. With polite smiles, the planet frustrated him at every turn—until he found them all the hard way!"