"The 6th technological know-how Fiction Megapack" offers 25 extra brain bending tours via time and house, with nice tales by way of such authors as Arthur C. Clarke, Nancy Kress, Lawrence Watt-Evans, George Zebrowski, Philip ok. Dick, and plenty of extra!
OUT OF ALL THEM vivid STARS, through Nancy Kress
THE placing STRANGER, through Philip okay. Dick
WALKING JOHN AND chook, by means of Neal Asher
THE SYMPHONIC ABDUCTION, by way of Hannes Bok
THE 9 BILLION NAMES OF GOD, by way of Arthur C. Clarke
HILLARY ORBITS VENUS, through Pamela Sargent
MAYBE a bit ONE, by means of Reginald Bretnor
THE ULTROOM errors, through Jerry Sohl
REMEMBRANCE of items to come back, by way of Lawrence Watt-Evans
THE ASTRONAUT FROM WYOMING, via Adam-Troy Castro & Jerry Oltion
PRIDE, by way of Mary A. Turzillo
CAT AND MOUSE, by way of Ralph Williams
THE checklist, via Forrest J Ackerman and Ray Bradbury
THE NEW truth, via Reginald Bretnor
WHAT HATH ME? by means of Henry Kuttner
BRIDGE OF SILENCE, by way of George Zebrowski
SUN’S UP, by means of A.A. Jackson IV and Howard Waldrop
CONSIGNMENT, by way of Alan E. Nourse
THE SYNDIC, by way of C.M. Kornbluth
AFTER BONESTELL, through Jay Lake
THE JEWELS OF APTOR, by way of Samuel R. Delany
THE MISSISSIPPI SAUCER, via Frank Belknap Long
MEMBERSHIP force, by way of Murray F. Yaco
CANCER international, by way of Harry Warner, Jr.
EGOCENTRIC ORBIT, via John Cory
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