By Harry Harrison, Brian W. Aldiss
# S1529. an exceptional anthology of thought-provoking speculative fiction. CONTENTS: Credo (James Blish), advent (Harry Harrison), Hawksbill Station (Robert Silverberg), final development (C.C. Shackleton), 1937 A.D.! (John T.Sladek), Fifteen Miles (Ben Bova), Blackmail (Fred Hoyle), The Vine (Kit Reed), Interview with a Lemming (James Thurber), The break of the send John B. (Frank M. Robinson), The Left-Hand method (A. Bertram Chandler), The woodland of Zil (Kris Neville), JFK/Downhill Motor Race (J.G. Ballard), Answering carrier (Fritz Leiber), The final Command (Keith Laumer), replicate of Ice (Gary Wright), lovely Maggie Moneyeyes (Harlan Ellison); Afterword - Knights of the Paper Spaceship (Brian Aldiss). 256 pages.
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He also knew that on this world which could carnr no trare of food he would eventually die, and there was nothing to do but wait. I:[s new world made its painful nrn between the two suns every year; each time the black rock melted and ran like mud and nothing survived unchanged but Candarand it was seventhousand years before he saw his second spaceship. In slxteenyearsof $rvey work he had nevetbecomeusedto it. " Voysey, who was on his secondtrip, kept his eyeson the survey module'scontrols. " He decidedto talk about somethingelse.