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Towerld Level 0004: Facing the Suite Music and the Heavenly Hallucination By Doctor Deicide
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“You are too worthy for a bait. I am sure that you prefer being my date.” Hector_1304 and Wendy manage to infiltrate into the suite, trying to transport the drugs that their friend... More > Gideon needs and to bring the Pluck Princess to safety. However, they are intercepted in the dining room by the dreadful Theriocephalic (beast-headed) Thugs, who are classes above the previous foes. Can Hector_1304 stand being dominated physically and mentally? Is he even less than a decoy, only to be beaten into a pulp? Can Wendy run away from the massive maulers? Will the trapped mailpersons have to confront the heavies, without getting any help from the reliable muscle named Gideon? They have to grab onto anything to turn the tide. Will the mailpersons remain torn apart, when a sequence of events define the sinister stage? When the main event commences, Hector_1304 is denied of his own identity and conscience. He takes a trip to unknown and has an otherworldly experience of a heavenly proportion.< Less
The Monorails of Mars By Terry Walstrom
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Who or what is behind the whispered messages of contaminated meteorites on two worlds? Why are rugged individualist Arctic Explorers invited to a German castle by a Martian determined to pit them... More > against each other in a life and death puzzle? Why is a Las Vegas style theme park considered the goal of faithful Christians on Earth? Why has Earth become an eco-toilet where slavery is permitted--as long as the slaves are disaffected political prisoners from Mars? Why is Earth and Mars ruled by Triumvirate of Religion, Politcs and Business as a Theocracy? Why did Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison build an "electric bridge to Mars?" Why is the son of the Lord of Apes pretending to be a religious zealot? Who is the mysterious Ada who has walked the Earth for three thousand years? Why is a Viking sword found frozen in the ice at the poles of Mars? Read THE MONORAILS of MARS for Hitchcock style suspense and macabre humor in the style of pulp Science-Fiction of the 19th century!< Less
At the Narrow End of Time By Steve Lee
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Somewhere North of London, a clueless janitor tries his hand at breaking into the netherworld of the modern pulp fiction industry. Prone to perpetual daydreaming and lost in delusions of grandeur,... More > this would-be author pounds out reams of melodramatic drivel, shaped by the formulaic style of his quintessential washed-up agent from hell. Yet despite his best efforts, the only organizations interested in his "gift", turn out to be a number of very... "clandestine" groups who aren't exactly focused on publishing manuscripts. Of these groups however, one is completely unlike any other organization on the planet. During a few "cat and mouse" games, this one unique team begins to attract some unwanted attention of its own. As it is about to be exposed however, it simply erases events from the memory of everyone – save one man... as things suddenly begin slipping sideways across tangents in time. Through it all, this lone odd-man-out finds the world is... not quite what he thought it was.< Less
Fargoer - The Beginning By Petteri Hannila
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We welcome you to step into the dark northern forest. A place where no plow had touched the ground this far in the wilderness. Where the tall shapes of Viking ships struck terror and awe everywhere... More > they set their sails. This was the age of dreams and legends, of powers now long forgotten. Tales carried by whispers in the cold wind in this dark land. Vierra is a young woman among the Kainu people, a tribe of age-old traditions and ways. Hers is the grim and solitary existence of a woman cursed with greatness and destiny. Can she break her path painted in stone and find a place for herself in her tribe and in her turmoil-filled world? Or will she become 'the Fargoer?' Fargoer is a series of fantasy short stories that draws its power from the harsh yet beautiful nature and folklore of Finland. The combination of fast-paced action and wonder for the long lost worlds of yesterday borrows heavily from pulp-literature of the 1930's... with a bit of human touch and drama in the middle.< Less
The Hour of the Dragon By Robert E. (Robert Ervin) Howard
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The Hour of the Dragon, also known as Conan the Conqueror, is a fantasy novel by American writer Robert E. Howard featuring his sword and sorcery hero Conan the Cimmerian. It was one of the last... More > Conan stories published before Howard's suicide although not the last to be written. The novel was first published in serial form in the December, 1935 through April, 1936 issues of the pulp magazine Weird Tales. The first book edition was published by Gnome Press in hardcover in 1950. The Gnome Press edition retitled the story Conan the Conqueror, a title retained by all subsequent editions until 1977, when the original title was restored in an edition issued published by Berkley/Putnam in 1977. The Berkley edition also reverted the text to that of its original Weird Tales publication, discarding later edits. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hour_of_the_Dragon Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930 By Various
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Hiram Gilmore "Harry" Bates III (October 9, 1900... More > – September 1981) was an American science fiction editor and writer. His short story "Farewell to the Master" (1940) was the basis of the well-known science fiction movie The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951).Harry Bates was born Hiram Gilmore Bates III on October 9, 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He began working for William Clayton in the 1920s as the editor of adventure pulp magazines. When Clayton proposed a period adventure magazine, Bates suggested several alternatives that he said would be easier to edit, and Astounding Science Fiction was the result. Bates, who was not a fan of science fiction, edited the magazine from its inception in January 1930 until March 1933, when Clayton went bankrupt and the magazine was sold to Street and Smith. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Bates_(author)< Less
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930 By Various
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Hiram Gilmore "Harry" Bates III (October 9, 1900... More > – September 1981) was an American science fiction editor and writer. His short story "Farewell to the Master" (1940) was the basis of the well-known science fiction movie The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951).Harry Bates was born Hiram Gilmore Bates III on October 9, 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He began working for William Clayton in the 1920s as the editor of adventure pulp magazines. When Clayton proposed a period adventure magazine, Bates suggested several alternatives that he said would be easier to edit, and Astounding Science Fiction was the result. Bates, who was not a fan of science fiction, edited the magazine from its inception in January 1930 until March 1933, when Clayton went bankrupt and the magazine was sold to Street and Smith. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Bates_(author)< Less
Astounding Stories, July, 1931 By Various
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Hiram Gilmore "Harry" Bates III (October 9, 1900... More > – September 1981) was an American science fiction editor and writer. His short story "Farewell to the Master" (1940) was the basis of the well-known science fiction movie The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951).Harry Bates was born Hiram Gilmore Bates III on October 9, 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He began working for William Clayton in the 1920s as the editor of adventure pulp magazines. When Clayton proposed a period adventure magazine, Bates suggested several alternatives that he said would be easier to edit, and Astounding Science Fiction was the result. Bates, who was not a fan of science fiction, edited the magazine from its inception in January 1930 until March 1933, when Clayton went bankrupt and the magazine was sold to Street and Smith. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Bates_(author)< Less
The Exile of the Skies By Richard Vaughan
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The greatest scientific mind in the world, Knute Savary, who has given to the civilization of the twenty-third century most of the wonderful inventions and discoveries that it enjoys, suddenly... More > decides to try to gain control of the governments of the world for unknown reasons. He destroys Chicago as a lesson to the peoples of the Earth to let them know that he is invulnerable. He is betrayed, and his plans are destroyed. The World Council decides that he has given the world too much, and that he has too grat an intellect to be sentenced to death for this greatest of all crimes. Their fnal decision is to exile him into space in his own space-ship which is a century ahead of all others in design. Just before he is exiled into the skies, Knute says that Earth is doomed, but does not mention the reason why such should be the case. Find out the reason in this First Book Publication of this age-old classic science fiction novel from 1934’s Wonder Stories pulp magazine.< Less
The Gods of Mars By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Before many of the current genres were cemented, Edgar Rice Burroughs began putting out a seemingly endless blur of sci-fi/fantasy/pulp fiction books, starting with A Princess of Mars. The next... More > installment in his Martian - or Barsoom - series is The Gods of Mars (1918), featuring John Carter. He's an ex-Civil War vet, chock full of heroic, non-PC manliness. Carter returns to Mars after 10 years to find himself in a paradise, reunited with his wife Deja Thoris, but soon Barsoom becomes a war zone. The diabolical Therns, a race of evil priests, have unleashed plant men and white apes to kill the innocent religious pilgrims. Carter hooks up again with his buddy Tars Tarkas, and hottie Thuvia, to battle the evil priests. There's action and adventure on every page, as John Carter is faced with new opponents to battle relentlessly. Burroughs uses language from a century ago, but don't let it slow you down - it's charming and fun after a chapter or two.< Less

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