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51 Turning Point

by Alfred Coppel

The man is rare who will give his life for what is merely the lesser of two evils. Merrick's decision was even tougher: to save human beings at the expense of humanity, or vice versa?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 78| Votes: - | Score: -
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52 The Altar at Midnight

by C. M. Kornbluth

Doing something for humanity may be fine--for humanity--but rough on the individual!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 73| Votes: - | Score: -
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53 Kreativity for Kats

by Fritz Leiber

They are the aliens among us--and their ways and wonders are stranger than extraterrestrials!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 136| Votes: 6 | Score: 9.05
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54 Nor Iron Bars a Cage...

by Randall Garrett

Iron bars do not confine a Man--only his body. There are more subtle, and more confining bindings, however....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 102| Votes: - | Score: -
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55 The Perfectionists

by Arnold Castle

Is there something wrong with you? Do you fail to fit in with your group? Nervous, anxious, ill-at-ease? Happy about it? Lucky you!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 71| Votes: - | Score: -
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56 A Princess of Mars

by Edgar Rice-Burroughs

John Carter, a Confederate veteran of the American Civil War, goes prospecting in Arizona immediately after the war's end. Having struck a rich vein of gold, he runs afoul of the Apaches. While attempting to evade pursuit by hiding in a sacred cave, he is mysteriously transported to Mars, called "Barsoom" by its inhabitants. Carter finds that he has great strength and superhuman agility in this new environment as a result of its lesser gravity.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Alternate Universe, Romance, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 572| Votes: 24 | Score: 9.03
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57 The Measure of a Man

by Randall Garrett

What is desirable is not always necessary, while that which is necessary may be most undesirable. Perhaps the measure of a man is the ability to tell one from the other. and act on it.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 166| Votes: 19 | Score: 9.02
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58 The Scarlet Plague

by Jack London

It has been 60 years since the great Red Death wiped out mankind, and the handful of survivors from all walks of life have established their own civilization and their own hierarchy in a savage world. Art, science, and all learning has been lost, and the young descendants of the healthy know nothing of the world that was-nothing but myths and make-believe. The old man is the only one who can convey the wonders of that bygone age, and the horrors of the plague that brought about its end.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 152| Votes: - | Score: -
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59 Tedric

by E. E. Smith

Aided by Llosir, his strange, new god, Tedric enters into battle with Sarpedion, the sacrifice-demanding god of Lomarr.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 195| Votes: - | Score: -
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60 With No Strings Attached

by Randall Garrett

A man will always be willing to buy something he wants, and believes in, even if it is impossible, rather than something he believes is impossible. So. sell him what he thinks he wants!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 115| Votes: 7 | Score: 8.98
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