Everett B. Cole: Stories

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1 Alarm Clock

Most useful high explosives, like ammonium nitrate, are enormously violent. once they're triggered. But they will remain seemingly inert when beaten, burned, variously punished--until the particular shock required comes along....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 366| Votes: 20 | Score: 8.21
Size: 65KB | 12,433 words | Posted:

2 The Best Made Plans

There are some people that it is extremely unwise to cross. and the fireworks start when two such people cross each other!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 301| Votes: 9 | Score: 7.28
Size: 230KB | 43,665 words | Posted:

3 Final Weapon

Man has developed many a deadly weapon. Today, the weapon most effective in destroying a man's hopes and security is the file folder. and that was the weapon Morely knew and loved. But there was something more potent to come.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 258| Votes: 14 | Score: 6.70
Size: 112KB | 20,282 words | Posted:

4 Indirection

The best way to keep a secret is to publish it in a quite unbelievable form--and insist that it is the truth.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 343| Votes: 26 | Score: 8.68
Size: 40KB | 7,296 words | Posted:

5 Millennium

There are devices a high-level culture could produce that simply don't belong in the hands of incompetents of lower cultural evolution. The finest, and most civilized of tools can be made a menace.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 266| Votes: 7 | Score: 6.89
Size: 101KB | 18,578 words | Posted:

6 The Players

A Playboy is someone with power, too much time on his hands, and too little sense of a goal worth achieving. And if the Playboy happens to belong to a highly advanced culture....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 156| Votes: 6 | Score: 7.35
Size: 104KB | 19,217 words | Posted:

7 The Weakling

A strong man can, of course, be dangerous, but he doesn't approach the vicious deadliness of a weakling--with a weapon!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 241| Votes: 11 | Score: 6.71
Size: 92KB | 17,131 words | Posted:
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