Welcome to Urban Monad 116. Reaching nearly two miles into the sky, the one thousand stories of this building are home to over eight hundred thousand people living in peace and harmony. In the year 2381 with a world population of over seventy-five billion souls, the massive Urbmon system is humanity's salvation.
Life in Urbmon 116 is highly regulated, life is cherished, and the culture of procreation is seen as the highest pinnacle of
Hours of great reading await, with tales from some of the 20th century's most renowned science fiction authors, Here are 25 science fiction stories (plus a bonus short-short):
UNKNOWN THINGS, by Reginald Bretnor
CAPTIVES OF THE FLAME, by Samuel R. Delany
EXPEDITER, by Mack Reynolds
ONE-SHOT, by James Blish
SHIPWRECK IN THE SKY, by Eando Binder
ZEN, by Jerome Bixby
LANCELOT BIGGS COOKS A PIRATE, by Nelson Bond
SENTIMENT, INC., by...
UFO2 is the second annual collection of humorous science fiction and fantasy short stories.
Inside you'll find:
- A golem on an interstellar cruise ship
- Dragon-taunting for fun and profit
- Time travel gone really wrong
- Cubicle farm wizardry
- Alien behemoths in Central Park
Hours of great reading await, with tales from some of the 20th century's most renowned science fiction authors, Here are 25 science fiction stories:
WHAT'S HE DOING IN THERE? by Fritz Leiber
THE MARCHING MORONS, by C.M. Kornbluth
GHOST, by Darrell Schweitzer
DEATH WISH, by Robert Sheckley
THE WAVERIES, by Fredric Brown
ADAM AND NO EVE, by Alfred Bester
FOXY LADY, by Lawrence Watt-Evans
THIN EDGE, by Randall Garrett
Somewhere in the desert lies the House of Skulls, where a mystic brotherhood guards the secret of eternal...
In the barren landscape of the late Cambrian period, a penal colony sits high above the ocean on the east coast of what would become the United States. The men—political prisoners—have been sent from the twenty-first century on a one-way ticket to a lifetime of exile. Their lonely...
Set in the 17th century and based on a true-life historical figure, this novel is a swashbuckling tale of exotic lands, romance, and hair-raising adventures. Andrew Battell is a buccaneer on a British ship when he is taken prisoner by Portuguese pirates. Injured and ailing, Andrew is brought to the west coast of Africa where his only solace is Dona Teresa, a young woman who nurses him back to health. Once his health is restored, Andrew's only hope...