C. M. Kornbluth: Stories

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1 The Adventurer

For every evil under the sun, there's an answer. It may be a simple, direct answer; it may be one that takes years, and seems unrelated to the problem. But there's an answer--of a kind....
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 401 | Votes: 24 | Score: 6.66
Size: 27KB | 4,916 words | Posted:

2 The Altar at Midnight

Doing something for humanity may be fine--for humanity--but rough on the individual!
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Downloads: 320 | Votes: 15 | Score: 7.23
Size: 13KB | 2,685 words | Posted:

3 The Marching Morons

In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man, of course, is king. But how about a live wire, a smart businessman, in a civilization of 100% pure chumps?
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
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Downloads: 315 | Votes: 9 | Score: 5.72
Size: 63KB | 11,246 words | Posted:

4 Search the Sky

Something Was Very Wrong, Out There Among The Stars...The interstellar transport had touched down on six other colony worlds - and all six had been devoid of human life. Where was everybody? It was almost as if humankind, when separated by cosmic distances from Mother Earth, could not survive.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
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Downloads: 1113 | Votes: 31 | Score: 7.82
Size: 299KB | 54,766 words | Posted:

5 The Syndic

West of the Mississippi was Mob territory, a society whose entire system of values was totally opposed to the Syndic. Here morality ruled with an iron hand. When a wave of assassinations broke out in New Your, it was clealy time to take action against the Mob!
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
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Downloads: 551 | Votes: 13 | Score: 7.41
Size: 269KB | 50,015 words | Posted:

6 With These Hands

No self-respecting artist can object to suffering for his art. but not in a society where art is outdated by technology!
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
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Downloads: 208 | Votes: 10 | Score: 7.38
Size: 41KB | 7,580 words | Posted:
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