by Frederick Orlin Tremaine
Wanted—7 Fearless Engineers!
  • Fiction
  • 1939
  • Autor: Frederick Orlin Tremaine
The fate of a great civilization lay in the hands of Dick Barrow when he brought his brave fellow engineers to a strange and unknown country. None of them knew what lay ahead — what dangers awaited them — or what rewards. But they did not hesitate, because the first question they were asked was: “Are you a brave man?”...
Number of pages: ~ 38 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.3 out of 5

by Pauline Ashwell
The Lost Kafoozalum
  • Fiction
  • 1960
  • Autor: Pauline Ashwell
One of the wonderful things in the fallacy is that no matter how insanely someone dislikes this ... he cannot harm him. Therefore, delusion can be a good thing to push the evil warring parties ......
Number of pages: ~ 39 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4 out of 5

by Harry Harrison
The Velvet Glove
  • Fiction
  • 1956
  • Autor: Harry Harrison
John Venex is a robot in the Venus Experimental series. It was designed to work on the seabed of Venus, but he bought his contract and returned to Earth. And here even among robots there is unemployment. He had to work for three months on a pig farm in New Jersey, until an announcement appeared on the labor exchange: "Venex is required."...
Number of pages: ~ 17 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.1 out of 5

by Sewell Peaslee Wright
Priestess of the Flame
  • Fiction
  • 1932
  • Autor: Sewell Peaslee Wright
This is a story about a woman - one of those that no man knew and forgot. I do not apologize for her; I do not give her credit. I am writing down just an accurate story about the adventure of my youth, in which she played a part; I leave you the task of judging it....
Number of pages: ~ 24 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 5 out of 5

by Philip K. Dick
The Skull
  • Fiction
  • 1952
  • Autor: Philip K. Dick
Conger agreed to kill a stranger whom he had never seen. He was not worried about finding the wrong person. He knew what this man looked like. He could not be mistaken in relation to the personality of his goal - he held a human skull in his hand...
Number of pages: ~ 22 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4 out of 5

by George Chetwynd Griffith
The World Peril of 1910
  • Fiction
  • 1907
  • Autor: George Chetwynd Griffith
The treacherous continental powers invaded Britain with the help of the technological genius of the treacherous Irishman. The world, or at least the really important parts, is engulfed in war. Oh, and a giant comet is on its way to destroy the Earth ... all this, and not just pieces where white English-speaking people live....
Number of pages: ~ 149 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 5 out of 55 out of 5

by Ben Bova
The Dueling Machine
The problem with great ideas is that someone will definitely take a lot of effort and ingenuity to figure out how to distort them....
Number of pages: ~ 49 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 3.9 out of 5

by Murray Leinster
The Pirates of Ersatz
  • Fiction
  • 1959
  • Autor: Murray Leinster
Bron is a descendant of the infamous space pirates, but instead of following in the footsteps of his family, he decides to become an electronic engineer. Unfortunately, every time he tries to get out, something pulls him back. This is a mocking space adventure modeled after Harry Harrison's Stainless Steel Rats....
Number of pages: ~ 117 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 3.9 out of 53.9 out of 5

by Robert Sheckley
The Status Civilization
  • Fiction
  • 1988
  • Autor: Robert Sheckley
This small dystopia confirms the status of Robert Sheckley as an unsurpassed master of fantastic ideas, a filigree stylist and a subtle connoisseur of human souls. Two alternative ways of developing society - the planet-prison Omega and the Earth - an oasis of order and stability, in which everything is predetermined for you in advance....
Number of pages: ~ 83 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.1 out of 5

Concordance: A Terran Empire concordance
Everything you've been searching about the Mighty Terran Empire...
Number of pages: ~ 54 pages
Amazon Rating ~ n/a