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by Edmond Hamilton
The Sargasso of Space
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  • Fiction
  • 1931
  • Autor: Edmond Hamilton
Stellar exploration—and depredation—in the exciting first novel in the Solar Queen series from a “superb storyteller” (The New York Times). In the future, venturing out into the stars is more than a way for humanity to chart the cosmos—it’s big business. Every time a new planet is discovered, the highest bidder gets first dibs with exclusive property rights for a year. Anything they can find, they can keep. The planet Limbo was considered a waste of rock to most, which is the only reason apprentice cargo master Dane Thorson and the rest of the crew of the Solar Queen could afford to bid...
Number of pages: ~ 22 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 3.3 out of 5

by Randall Garrett
After a Few Words
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  • Fiction
  • 1962
  • Autor: Randall Garrett
This is a science-fiction story. History is a science; the other part is, as all Americans know, the most fictional field we have today....
Number of pages: ~ 11 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 5 out of 5

by Frank W. Coggins
Say
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  • Fiction
  • 1953
  • Autor: Frank W. Coggins
Twenty years is a long time to live in anticipation. At least, Professor Pettibone thought so—until the twenty years were up....
Number of pages: ~ 9 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 5 out of 5

by L. Major Reynolds
Holes, Incorporated
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  • Fiction
  • 1952
  • Autor: L. Major Reynolds
It was getting so a person couldn’t sleep nights anymore. Would you like to see all hell break loose? Just make a few holes in nothing at all—push some steel beams through the holes—and then head for the hills. But first, read what happened to some people who really did it....
Number of pages: ~ 11 pages
Amazon Rating ~ n/a

by Sewell Peaslee Wright
The Terror from the Depths
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  • Fiction
  • 1931
  • Autor: Sewell Peaslee Wright
"Afternoon, Mr. Correy. Anything of interest to report?" "Not a thing, sir!" growled my fire-eating first officer. "I'm about ready to quit the Service and get a job on one of the passenger liners, just on the off chance that something exciting might eventually happen." "You were born a few centuries too late," I chuckled. Correy loved a fight more than any man I ever knew. "The Universe has become pretty well quieted down."...
Number of pages: ~ 18 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 5 out of 5

by Robert Sheckley
Death Wish
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  • Fiction
  • 1956
  • Autor: Robert Sheckley
Three people on board a space cargo ship. Their cargo is the supercomputer ordered by the Martian colony. And then the accident ... And now their ship at great speed flies away from the solar system. And if the human brain is not able to solve the problem of returning home, what way out of the situation do they have left? .....
Number of pages: ~ 13 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 2.5 out of 5

by Graph Waldeyer
The 4-D Doodler
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  • Fiction
  • 1941
  • Autor: Graph Waldeyer
Do you believe, Professor Gault, that in this four dimensional plane we can find life, and that life is intelligent?...
Number of pages: ~ 15 pages
Amazon Rating ~ n/a

by Roman Frederick Starzl
The Martian Cabal
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  • Fiction
  • 1932
  • Autor: Roman Frederick Starzl
Sime Hemingway slept badly on her first night on Mars. There was no real reason why he should not. His bed was soft. He dined excellently, because the cuisine of this hotel offered not only Martian delicacies, but also painted on Earth and on Venus. However, Sime did not sleep well....
Number of pages: ~ 70 pages
Amazon Rating ~ n/a

by F. L. Wallace
Second Landing
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  • Fiction
  • 1960
  • Autor: F. L. Wallace
The earth was so far away that it was not visible. Even the sun was just a flicker. But this vast distance did not mean that isolation could last forever. Instruments inside the ship intercepted radio broadcasts and, within an hour, early television signals. Machines compiled dictionaries and grammars and began to translate the main languages. The history of the planet has been tabulated as facts become available....
Number of pages: ~ 11 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.9 out of 5

by Robert Shea
Mutineer
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Mutineer appeared in the July 1959 issue of If Worlds. For every weapon there was a defense, but not against the deadliest weapon - the man himself!...
Number of pages: ~ 13 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 1 out of 5