Friday, June 4, 2010
The Test Colony
The Time Mirror by Dwight V. Swain (as by Clark South)
"Here was a strange mirror indeed! It reflected an image all right, but not an image from the same era in history!"
"Direct Wire" by David Wright O'Brien (as by Clee Garson)
"Mort and Mike got strange calls on this phone; they didn't come through Central!"
"The Worlds of Joe Shannon" by Frank M. Robinson
"Strumming a harp while floating on a white cloud might be Paradise for some people, but it would bore others stiff. Given an unlimited chance to choose your ideal world, what would you specify—palaces or log cabins?"
"The Holes and John Smith" by Edward W. Ludwig
"He was something out of a nightmare but his music was straight from heaven. He was a ragged little man out of a hole but he was money in the bank to Stanley's four-piece combo. He was—whoops!..."
The Test Colony by Winston K. Marks
"Benson did his best to keep his colony from going native, but what can you do when the Natives have a rare human intelligence and know all about the facts of life?"
Produced by Sankar Viswanathan, Greg Weeks, Mary Meehan and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team