By Reginald Bretnor, Grendel Briarton
Retail ePub from the Megapack price range book sequence of themed collections
The overdue Reginald Bretnor (1911-1992) was once by no means a prolific author -- he wrote just a handful of books and approximately a hundred brief tales (and greater than one hundred twenty short-short "Feghoots" lower than his Grendel Briarton pseudonym) -- over a 45-year writing profession. as well as wars, weaponry, and technology fiction, Bretnor's large pursuits integrated cats. (And puns. Did we point out the terrible puns?) those matters are all touched on during this assortment. A sly humorousness permeates Bretnor’s fiction, and as we paintings to digitize his entire physique of labor and current it to readers in a sequence of Reginald Bretnor Megapacks, we all know you’ll have a good time examining it all.
Included during this quantity are:
GNURRS COME FROM THE VOODVORK OUT
MAYBE slightly ONE
THE guy ON TOP
THE BEASTS THAT PERISH
WITHOUT (GENERAL) ISSUE
MRS. PIGAFETTA SWIMS WELL
THE MURDERERS' CIRCLE
FUNGO THE UNRIGHTEOUS
ALL THE TEA IN CHINA
THROUGH TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (5)
THROUGH TIME AND house WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (9)
THROUGH TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (11)
THROUGH TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (13)
THROUGH TIME AND house WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (77)
THROUGH TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (95)
THROUGH TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (101)
THROUGH TIME AND house WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (108)
THROUGH TIME AND house WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (EPSILON)
And don't overlook to look this publication shop for "Wildside Megapack" to determine the entire entries within the Megapack sequence -- together with volumes of technology fiction, fable, horror, secret, westerns, and masses, even more!
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Then I slipped overboard with my skin-diving equipment and requested for his or her chief. They took me to the Generalissimo the following, and I’ll always remember my first sight of him, thoroughly comfy within the gorgeous blue water, with that busy little fish soaring correct by means of his head forever. He obtained me so much politely regardless of my abominable accessory. Why, he was once so well mannered and tactful that it was once nearly every week ahead of i spotted he's as deaf as a publish. ” “But—how may he comprehend you? ” requested the newshounds. “That’s simple,” acknowledged Ferdinand Feghoot. “The little fish is his herring aide. ” via TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (13) In 2961, Ferdinand Feghoot persuaded the Council of Worlds to confess Little Stravinsky. After Dr. Hassan ben-Sabah had complete denouncing that planet, Feghoot stated: “Gentlemen, our realized colleague has accused the Little Stravinkians of ‘the utmost barbarity’—even notwithstanding they've got completed automation and area go back and forth. Why? simply because they grasp to their previous, picturesque customs. They shackle their King to his throne with a series of Gold that's the identical of the Crown. each year, they select fifty singers with seven-stringed harps to serve this Chain, as they placed it, enjoyable the Monarch with ballads and lays. And the tip of every yr, they've got a very good contest within which the singers belabor one another with whips till the final one on his ft will get the Grand Prize. good, what of it? ” “The Grand Prize is a gorgeous virgin! ” screamed Dr. ben-Sabah. “She is termed pass over Little Stravinsky of, say, 2961. The winner will get her for his concubine. it's stunning! Immoral! Uncivilized! not anything like this ever occurred in the world! ” “Nonsense! ” laughed Ferdinand Feghoot. “Why, we also have an outdated asserting: Bards of a fetter flog to get ’er. ” via TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (77) on this planet Greenthumb, the plant life of Earth not just burgeoned yet mutated beautifully. In fifty years, they have been cellular; in 100, clever. quickly they shaped social buildings like man’s—marrying, having amorous affairs, elevating their offspring, scuffling with their acquaintances. ultimately, out of nowhere, a pace-setter seemed who threatened all associations, human and vegetable. Ferdinand Feghoot was once requested to enquire and provide a treatment. almost immediately he suggested: “Some years in the past, an extremely beautiful younger flower—indeed, she was once leave out Greenthumb of 3887—was seduced through a good-looking, unscrupulous male begonia, intrigued through the moderate distinction among his species and hers. She deserted the unlucky fruit of this union, who needed to stay via his wits, pilfering fertilizer, placing down roots anywhere he might. He grew up embittered. this present day, he swears he’ll rule the entire planet as absolute dictator. ” “What will we do? ” cried the folks and flora alike. “How will we cease him? ” “You cannot,” siad Ferdinand Feghoot. “Don’t you notice? this can be no universal conqueror. you can't resist—this is the Waif of the Fuchsia! ” via TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (95) in the course of the technological know-how fiction increase of the past due Eighties, Ferdinand Feghoot grew to become govt dealing with Editor-in-Chief of a whole chain of recognized magazines: Tri-Sexual house stories, destiny Porn, Abysmal Monster tales, and any variety of others.