Doctors had given him just one month to live. A month to wonder, what comes afterward? There was one way to find out--ask a dead man!
The man I searched for could be anybody at all. If I didn’t find him, there’d be nobody at all.
The ultradrive had just one slight drawback: it set up a shock wave that made suns explode. Which made the problem of getting back home a delicate one indeed...
Arvania has stolen the Ziegler plans and formulae. With their acquisition it becomes the most powerful nation on earth.
Undaunted by crazy tales of an indestructible presence on Asteroid Z-40, Harley 2Q14N20 sets out alone to face and master it.
Every strength is a weakness, and every weakness is a strength. And when the Strong start smashing each other's strength... the Weak may turn out to be, instead, the Wise.
Did you ever wonder at the lonely life the bird in a cuckoo clock has to lead--that it might possibly love and hate just as easily as a real animal of flesh and blood? Philip Dick used that idea for this brief fantasy tale. W...
A little whimsy, now and then, makes for good balance. Theoretically, you could find this type of humor anywhere. But only a topflight science-fictionist, we thought, could have written this story, in just this way...
A human brain-controlled spacecraft would mean mechanical perfection. This was accomplished, and something unforeseen: a strange entity called... Mr. Spaceship.
A classic satirical look at consumerism. On the morning of June 15th, Guy Burckhardt wakes up screaming.
Stephen tells me the wrinkles methodology is a hoax...
Foraminifera 9 is bored, bored, bored - and what better way to relieve boredom than a trip back in time?
Byron has been to Mars. Now he's not supposed to leave New York and New England. For good reason.
I deliberately shot to death Laurence Connaught. So they mean to execute me. Especially because Laurence Connaught had saved my life.
Some things in life can last forever, some of them have to.
This short story originally appeared in Omni April 1991 and was nominated for the Nebula Award.
Since Donald Trump became President Donald Trump there is one question that riddles the greatest minds of our era. Actually there are several questions, like: "how?", "why?", "what his hair are made of?", but there is one that stands out of all those questions. What to do when Trump hits the fan and we all wake up in the post-apocalyptic reality?
Wasteland and Fallout games created a fascinating world full of mysteries and colourful characters with some small loopholes, some big loopholes and some gigantic loopholes. Here are the 7 things about Wasteland that makes no sense.