The scientists of the experimental Moonbase One realize they are on a collision course with a strange meteorite, a discovery that will tear their tranquil world asunder…
Deep in the Martian drylands, a band of mercenaries plots revolution. Enter Eric John Stark, outlaw; in wind-swept ruins he will find unlikely romance, and an ancient, undying secret…
Abelard Lindsay, disgraced Shaper diplomat, sets out on a grand tour of the posthuman solar system, showcasing some extreme changes in our far-flung future.
Stranded on a primitive alien planet, Rocannon must journey across perilous and uncharted continents in hopes of vengeance against a mysterious enemy force.
The rendezvous between a tramp freighter captain and a young helm officer triggers a record-breaking race to Downbelow Station… and a climactic showdown in deep space.
Forty-thousand conditioned clones and humans abandoned on the colony world of Gehenna develop their own culture and civilization with the planet’s natives.
Pell’s World and Downbelow Station become the heart of turmoil in an interstellar war, the fulcrum where the fate of Earth and Union will be decided.
Crash-landing on the surface of a desolate ice planet, the motley crew of one kidnapper and his abductees find themselves embroiled in the local city-state’s bid for revolution.
A collection of one short novel and four novellas/novelets, showcasing some of C.L. Moore’s best solo science fiction offerings from the late ’40s and early ’50s.
A collection of the greatest science fiction stories and novellas from the year 1943, with notes by Asimov. A great selection, with many excellent authors and stories represented.
An interesting little historical footnote. Back in 1950, science fiction was still trying to discover itself as a serious genre, …