Saturday, May 29, 2010
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
"But who shall dwell in these worlds if they be inhabited? . . . Are we or they Lords of the World? . . . And how are all things made for man?"--KEPLER (quoted in The Anatomy of Melancholy)
"Micro-Man" by Forrest J. Ackerman (as by Weaver Wright)
"The little man dared to venture into the realm of the Gods—but the Gods were cruel!"
"Of Stegner's Folly" by Richard S. Shaver
"When a twenty-foot goddess walked out of the jungle, they knew Stegner wasn't kidding."
The Telenizer by Don Thompson
"Langston had technicolor delusions; inanimate objects came alive in his hands; THEY were persecuting him, out to get him ... what a relief it was to know he wasn't going insane!"
Produced by Greg Weeks, Mary Meehan and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team