The Randall Garrett Megapack: 25 Classic Science Fiction Stories
"The Randall Garrett Megapack" (and its companion volume, "The Second Randall Garrett Megapack") together encompass 42 classic-era science fiction tales by Randall Garrett. Readers interested in works by the author of the Lord Darcy and the Queen's Own F.B.I. series will find much of interest here! [Note that we omit one story--an early magazine version of a novel included in the second volume--as unnecessary.]
"The Randall Garrett Megapack" -- focusing primarily on shorter words --collects 25 stories from the pages of Astounding Science Fiction Stories, Analog, and Amazing Stories.
HEIST JOB ON THIZAR
THE MAN WHO HATED MARS
THE JUDAS VALLEY
THE PENAL CLUSTER
DESPOILERS OF THE GOLDEN EMPIRE
CUM GRANO SALIS
BUT, I DON’T THINK
...OR YOUR MONEY BACK
IN CASE OF FIRE
THE MEASURE OF A MAN
DAMNED IF YOU DON’T
THE HIGHEST TREASON
A SPACESHIP NAMED McGUIRE
HANGING BY A THREAD
FIFTY PER CENT PROPHET
HAIL TO THE CHIEF
THE BRAMBLE BUSH
...AFTER A FEW WORDS...
ANYTHING YOU CAN DO
THE UNNECESSARY MAN
If you like this volume, you will definitely want to add "The Second Randall Garrett Megapack" too. (Available on this ebook store.)
And don't forget to search for "Wildside Megapack" in this store to see the whole series, ranging from science fiction and fantasy to westerns, mysteries, ghost stories -- and much, much more!
about this almost too late; we have had to act fast. Almost too fast.” “I notified the Government as soon as I was sure of my facts,” Olcott said, completely unflustered. “That’s as may be,” Condley said. “The point is that we now have the problem on our hands, and we must find an equitable solution.” He took a gold fountain pen from his pocket, and his strong, thick fingers began toying with it while his eyes remained on Sam Bending. “The fact that you have applied for a patent makes it
“Can’t tell for sure, but it looks like a slight stroke. Excuse me.” He went into the Executive bedroom, and on into the bathroom. He closed the door. Quickly, he fished the hypogun out of the wastebasket and dropped it into the little black bag which he had carried with him. He came out with a glass of water. Everything was taken care of. PRESIDENT SUFFERS STROKE! JHC Taken To US Naval Hospital In Washington After Stroke in White House All over the world, headlines and newscasts in a
side of the rock and plummeted down, landing neatly on the metallurgist’s shoulders. The man reeled and fell flat. Wayne spun him over and delivered a hard punch to the solar plexus. “Sorry, Dave,” he said softly. The metallurgist gasped and curled up in a tight ball. Wayne stood up. It was brutal, but it was the only place you could hit a man wearing a space helmet. One down, Wayne thought. Fifty-eight to go. He was alone against the crew—and, for all he knew, against all fifty-nine of them.
stupid trick that would kill me than live in the constant fear of everyone around me, who all want to destroy me deliberately.” “I know what you mean,” said Alhamid, “but I think you’ve put the wrong label on what you’re calling ‘fear’; there’s a difference between fear and having a healthy respect for something that is dangerous but not malignant. That vacuum out there isn’t out to ‘get’ anybody. The only people it kills are the fools who have no respect for it and the neurotics who think that
across the intervening distance to land on the surface of the floating mountain. The third body was a man in a spacesuit. As soon as he landed, he sat down, stock-still, and checked the instrument case he held in his hands. No response. Thus far, then, he had succeeded. He had had to pick his time precisely. The people who were already on this small planetoid could not use their detection equipment while the planetoid itself was within detection range of Beacon 971, only two hundred and eighty