MAMMOTH BOOK) OF VINTAGE SCIENCE FICTION SHORT STORIES
OF THE 1950s
(The Mammoth Book
of) GOLDEN AGE
SCIENCE FICTION -
Short Stories of the
Vet, Charles V.
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Flight To Forever:
By P. Anderson / 1950
The time machine was a nice try and worked fine. In
the forward direction. Some law prohibits going back,
though. But what if you went forward in giant leaps?
Past the end of time ...
The Martian Way:
By I. Asimov / 1952
The colonists on Mars are diffent from the inhabitants
of earth. And this makes all the difference. They just
solve problems their way.
By C. V. De Vet and K. MacLean
Why a small number of people may win against a larger
number of people in battle, but will be defeated in
By W. M. Miller / 1951
Humanity is haunted by a new form of plague, or so it
seems to those still unaffected. Those who are seem
to like it quite well. Is it another step in evolution?
Space germs? Is it good or evil? Happy End. Says it
The Midas Plague:
By F. Pohl / 1954
Your duty is to consume by the quota. If you are a good
citizen, you get a promotion. And have to consume less.
Robots turn out the goods and man has to consume. Is
there a way out of this vicous circle? You bet. (Also
published in Spectrum
The Oceans Are Wide:
By F. M. Robinson / 1954
A spaceship drifting out into space to find a new earth.
When it is found, it is too perfect. When people don't
have to strugle, they degenerate ...
And Then There Were None:
By E. F. Russell / 1951
"I won't." This is the ultimate freedom. To
say, I won't. And stick with it.
Baby Is Three:
By T. Sturgeon / 1952
Humanity is on the edge to the next step in evolution
By W. Tenn / 1952
A strange alien race visits earth and seems so much
more powerful than man, turning some humans in people
with strange power, talking gibberish. The only way
of contact is established by sending a "merchant"
to talk business ... (german
The Alley Man:
By P. J. Farmer / 1959
The last neanderthal man is being observed by a young,
female student. Love, sexual encounters and the ineviteable