Book List:11 titles

  • A new collection of stories by the master of humorous science fiction adventure, including: - The full-length novel, The Day the Machines Stopped"--and what happens, not just to civilization, but to humanity and its chances of survival when all the ...


  • Science and technology have made our lives easier, cured diseases, with achievements that an earlier age would have considered impossible. But once in a while, the law of unintended consequences breaks loose. Christopher Anvil considers the two faces...


  • War is a serious business--or is it? Christopher Anvil turns his sardonic sense of humor loose on the subject and considers what might happen if: Someone devised a computer war game so realistic and addictive that the people in charge of batt...


  • PITY THE POOR ETs Humans -- there's no understanding them, and no dealing with them either. Or even their planet. Consider the invaders from a blithe planet where the weather is always mild. They land in force and their weapons are more powerful tha...


  • TROUBLE, EXTRATERRESTRIAL STYLE... Humans on the space frontiers may have enough problems with befuddled bureaucrats, rules that don't fit the realities of very dangerous situations, and general rear-echelon incompetence without bringing in unfriend...


  • Vaughan Roberts and his two companions had been trapped on a crime-ridden, chaotic planet until they bamboozled the population with a gigantic hoax--which brought them to the attention of the Interstellar Patrol, who were looking for a few good con m...


  • A FEW GOOD CON MEN.... The starship crew was stuck on a planet where the well-meaning schemes of ivory tower social engineers had created a nightmare of battling gangs. So they pretended to be the "Royal Legions" from a distant star kingdom in hot...


  • IS IT TOO LATE TO NEGOTIATE A SURRENDER? The Centran Empire was both benevolent and complacent. Benevolent, even as it overwhelmed every new inhabited planet it encountered with its military might -- but once the planet was pacified, its inhabitan...







  • in There Will Be War, Vol. VI: Guns of Darkness
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    ECHO THROUGH THE LAND... From the gray gunsmoke mists of a far-off alien realm to a violent valley of sinister shadows and frightfully bloody death, from an evil planet haunted by generals of the past and the soldiers who served them to a brutal t...