By H. B. Fyfe
The Golden Age of technology Fiction Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to vintage technological know-how fiction writers who may possibly rather be forgotten.
Horace B. Fyfe (1918-1997) is one such unjustly forgotten writer. incorporated listed below are 15 technological know-how fiction tales plus one novel, representing a few of his top work.
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The Megapacks (except the place in particular credited) are a gaggle attempt. every body at Wildside works on them. This contains John Betancourt, Mary Wickizer Burgess, Sam Cooper, Carla Coupe, Steve Coupe, Bonner Menking, Colin Azariah-Kribbs, Robert Reginald. A. E. Warren, and lots of of Wildside’s authors… who usually recommend tales to incorporate (and not only their own!)
• “D-99” was once initially released in 1962. Copyright © 1962 via H.B. Fyfe.
• “Let There Be Light” initially seemed in If Worlds of technology Fiction, Nov. 1952.
• “Manners of the Age” initially seemed in Galaxy technology Fiction, March 1952.
• “Luna Escapade” initially seemed in Orbit, vol. 1 no. 2, 1953.
• “The Outbreak of Peace” initially seemed in Analog technology truth & Fiction, Feb. 1961.
• “Fee of the Frontier” initially seemed in Amazing Stories, Aug. 1960.
• “Irresistible Weapon” initially seemed in initially seemed in If Worlds of technological know-how Fiction, July 1953.
• “This international needs to Die!” initially seemed in Future mixed with [i]Science Fiction Stories, Sept. 1951.
• “The Talkative Tree” initially seemed in Worlds of If, Jan. 1962.
• “A Transmutation of Muddles” initially seemed in Astounding technology Fiction, September 1960.
• “Satellite System” initially seemed in Analog technological know-how truth & Fiction, Oct. 1960.
• “Flamedown” initially seemed in Analog technological know-how truth & Fiction, Aug. 1961.
• “The Envoy, Her” initially seemed in Planet Stories, March 1951.
• “The Wedge” initially seemed in Worlds of If, Sept. 1960.
• “Yes, Sir!” initially seemed in Startling Stories, Sept. 1951. Copyright © 1951 via C. B. S. courses, the shopper publishing department of C. B. S., Inc. Copyright © renewed 1979. (Reneal #RE0000020295.) Reprinted through permission of the property of H.B. Fyfe.
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There will not be something improper, however it appeared peculiar that Jack might be round so quickly. He questioned if the Kathi Foster affair used to be within the history. They went up a couple of degrees to a minor restaurant and had scrambled eggs that nearly tasted ordinary. Over the espresso, Fisher unfolded. “Had a bit pleasure when you have been gone,” he acknowledged. “Yeah? What? ” Fisher enable him wait whereas he rigorously unwrapped the half-smoked is still of a cigar. Tobacco in any shape used to be strictly rationed in all Lunar settlements. “Ever listen of outdated Robert Forgeron? ” he requested. “The one they used to name ‘Robber’ Forgeron? ” “That’s correct. He had such a lot of patents on airlock mechanisms and space-suit instruments and rocket keep an eye on tools that he made the goddamnedest fortune ever heard of out of house exploration. Died many years in the past. ” Dudley maintained a questioned silence. “Seems the outdated guy had robust rules approximately that fortune,” persisted Fisher. “Left the majority of it to his in basic terms granddaughter. ” “That should have made headlines,” Dudley commented. “Sure did. ” Fisher had the cigar going, now, and he puffed economically upon it. “Especially whilst she ran clear of domestic. ” “Oh? ” Dudley felt it coming. “Where to? ” “Here! ” Fisher held his cigar among thumb and forefinger and tested it fondly. “Said her identify was once Kathi Foster rather than Kathi Forgeron. when they bought round to guessing she was once on Luna, and despatched descriptions, we picked her up, after all. presently when you kicked off for Mars, in reality. ” Dudley was once silent. The other’s clever little eyes glinted bluely at him throughout the cigar smoke. “How approximately it, Pete? I’ve been attempting to determine how she came. If it was once you, you needn’t fear concerning the laws. there has been a few type of litigation happening, and every kind of family members got here boiling up the following to get her. all of the hullabaloo is over by means of now. ” Dudley took a deep breath, and informed his aspect of the tale. Fisher listened quietly, nodding sometimes with the pride of 1 who had guessed the reply. “So you spot the way it was once, Jack. I didn’t fairly think the kid’s tale. and she or he used to be so wild approximately it! ” Fisher positioned out his cigar with loving care. “Got to save lots of the remainder of this for dinner,” he acknowledged. “Yes, she was once wild, in a fashion. you might want to hear—well, that’s within the records. ahead of we have been definite who she used to be, Snowdon placed her on as a secretary in his part. ” “She didn’t glance to me like a typist,” objected Dudley. “Oh, she wasn’t,” acknowledged Fisher, with no elaborating. “I consider if she was once a bit nuts, she was once only a sufferer of the days. If it hadn’t been for the surprising plunge into area, outdated Forgeron wouldn’t have made this type of pile of quickly funds. Then his granddaughter may have grown up in an ordinary domestic, rather than feeling she used to be only a objective. If she’d been born a new release prior or later, she could have been ok. ” Dudley considered the girl’s pleading, her frenzy to flee her atmosphere. “So i assume they dragged her back,” he acknowledged. “Which loving relative received custody of the money? ” “That’s nonetheless going on,” Fisher advised him.