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Martians, Go Home
Luke Devereaux is a science fiction writer who has retreated to a cabin in the mountains for inspiration. Then the Martians appear. They look like the stereotypical little green men but they don't want to invade earth, they just want to annoy mankind. Having Kwimmed (teleported) from Mars they can't touch anything physically or be physically touched themselves but they can see in the dark and can see through walls and take great delight in revealing a...
Rogue in Space
Fredric Brown was one of the quirkiest writers of the 40's and 50's. There are so many different minor subplots packed into this small book that it is almost impossible to describe them all. The "Rogue" in space is a sentient asteroid that ventures into the solar system and becomes aware of other life forms (humans) for the first time and ultimately interacts (favorably) with the human main character. However, "rogue" could also refer to the human mai...
The Mind Thing
The Mind Thing is an alien who was unfortunately transported from its own planet to Earth as punishment for a crime that it committed on its own planet. The mind thing is nothing more than a brain in a turtle like shell, but it has the power to take over another mind (human or animal) while that person is asleep. However, it can only leave that mind upon the person or animal's death. It thus can only leave a human's mind by forcing the person to commi...
What Mad Universe
An editor of a science-fiction magazine finds himself plunged in another universe where the reality is that of the pulp science fiction stories of the time (the fifties) The protagonist seek to return to his world, while fighting for his life. The classic parallel universe story....
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