Alone Against Tomorrow: Stories of Alienation in Speculative by Harlan Ellison

By Harlan Ellison

3rd printing (1976) paperback. it is a 1971 selection of tales from this winner of extra awards for imaginitive literature than the other residing writer - together with a number of Hugos, Nebulas and Edgars. CONTENTS: advent: The tune of the Soul (1970); i've got No Mouth, and that i needs to Scream (1967); The Discarded (1959); Deeper Than the Darkness (1957); Blind Lightning (1956); the entire Sounds of worry (1962); The Silver hall (1956); "Repent, Harlequin!" stated the Ticktockman (1965); vibrant Eyes (1965); Are You Listening? (1958); attempt a lifeless Knife (1968); In Lonely Lands (1959); Eyes of airborne dirt and dust (1959); not anything for My midday Meal (1958); O Ye of Little religion (1968); The Time of the attention (1959); existence Hutch (1956); The final Day of a great lady (1958); evening Vigil (1957); Lonelyache (1964); Pennies, Off a lifeless Man's Eyes (1969).

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He turned the other way, and led Curran back up to the drive room. Bedzyk waved at a control chair. ” Curran looked collegiate-boy shook-up. He sank into the chair, again touching his chest in disbelief. ” He was shivering wildly. Bedzyk perched on the shelf of the plot-tank, and crossed his legs. He folded his arms across his huge chest and looked at Curran. “What do they want down there? ” He savored the last word with the taste of alum. ” He ran a hand through his crew cut, nervously. “We thought we had the Sickness licked.

Was there any salvation for him? “You’re supposed to flame that sun, Gunnderson,” the slick-haired Mindee said, trying to assume an authoritative tone, a tone of command, but failing miserably. He knew he was powerless before this man. They could shoot him, of course, but what would that accomplish? “What are you going to do, Gunnderson? ” the Blaster chimed in. “SpaceCom wants Omalo fired. ” “You know what they’ll do to you back on Earth, Gunnderson. ” Alf Gunnderson let the light of Omalo wash his sunken face with red haze.

The man named Quantry indicated the opening in the smooth side of the ship and the Minstrel clambered inside.

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