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Riveting, superbly plotted intrigue. The Death Battalion from the planet Voltar is sent by Apparatus Chief Lombar Hisst, who refuses to give up his maniacal plan to take over the throne from Emperor Cling the Lofty. Caught up in a power-crazed frenzy, Hisst holds the fate of the world and the entire Voltar Confederacy in his greedy, grasping hands. Can Fleet Combat Engineer Jettero Heller, the beautiful Countess Krak, and the dying Emperor survive? And will Heller be able to save Earth from ultimate destruction? Volume 9 of the biggest Science Fiction dekology ever written -- Mission Earth. "...loaded with action...one thriller after another." -Southbridge News
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Riveting Intrigue, betrayal and blackmail... Follow the trail of evil alien Soltan Gris as he continues to plot the destruction of Fleet Officer Jettero Heller and the beautiful, deadly Countess Krak. Now Gris has set sail on his newly acquired multimillion-dollar yacht (it's amazing what you can buy with a "Squeeza" credit card!), hoping to trap Heller and Krak in a global snare. Of course, the sudden appearance on board of a teenage nymphomaniac and a crazed PR genius puts just the slightest kink in Gris' evil plan. Volume 7 of the biggest Science Fiction dekology ever written -- Mission Earth. "... a wildly wicked and deliciously cynical work that mocked virtue, skewered hypocrisy and gave a hilariously satirical view of society." -Kansas City Star
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Explore exotic new worlds. In a future where Mother Earth has cast her children to the distant stars to begin anew and colonize the cosmos, the planet remains depleted of natural resources. Its air polluted by caustic iron and belching smoke, Earth faces her last desperate days in the grip of global environmental collapse. In one final and feeble effort, Earth's Grand President Makin musters the dregs of his fleet and sends three separate missions to the deepest reaches of space. Their mission: solicit help from the far-flung colonial civilizations, or watch the planet die. ALSO INCLUDES THE SCIENCE FICTION STORIES TOUGH OLD MAN AND BATTLING BOLTO. "Hubbard was a first-rate pulp writer". -Locus Magazine"
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Launch into the action with this gritty tale. An American lieutenant in the French Foreign is caught in the middle of an ancient feud between the Jeppas of the Atlas Mountains and the bloodthirsty tribe of Perviz al Bahman. Tension mounts as a gorgeous female Jeppa warrior with golden red hair is drawn into the midst of the conflict and captured by Perviz's tribe. When the American lieutenant later finds her being sold on the slave market, he unthinkingly does what any man must: he rescues her. But while his actions may have saved a beauty, they have also just ignited all-out war. "one of the best pulp writers of the 1940s." -Library Journal
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Enter 13 spectacular new worlds of imagination and the fantastic. Discover the new visionaries of imagination in the Writers of the Future.. Established in 1983 by L. Ron Hubbard expressly for the aspiring writer, Writers of the Future has become the most respected and significant forum for new talent in all aspects of speculative fiction. Never before published first-rate science fiction and fantasy stories selected by top names in the field. "Energetic, colorful, plot-filled and fun." -Locus Magazine Includes essays written by professionals of the craft: L. Ron Hubbard, Rebecca Moesta & Cliff Neilsen
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Best new Science Fiction and Fantasy short stories of the year.The year's twelve best tales from Writers of the Future international writers' program.
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Your passage to unforgettable worlds of imagination and escape. Discover the new visionaries of imagination in the Writers of the Future. Established in 1983 by L. Ron Hubbard expressly for the aspiring writer, Writers of the Future has become the most respected and significant forum for new talent in all aspects of speculative fiction. Never before published first-rate science fiction and fantasy stories selected by top names in the field. "The offerings are thought provoking and varied, with a general trend towards excellence...The future is in good hands." -Publishers Weekly
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Turn the page, open your eyes...and look into the future They unleash the power of dreams and unlock the secrets of the universe. They bend time, twist perception, and put a new spin on the laws of physics. They show us who we are, what we may become, and how far we can go. They are the Writers of the Future. Experience their vision. "Keep the Writers of the Future going. It’s what keeps sci-fi alive." -Orson Scott Card
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Celebrate: New Writers - New Winners - New Worlds Writers of the Future: Volume 30 This is your window into incredible worlds of wizardry, warfare and wonder. This is your escape into fantastic realms of the human mind lurking just beyond your imagination... and reaching deep into your wildest dreams. This is your ticket to tomorrow. Celebrate the future of science fiction and fantasy... now. "Keep the Writers of the Future going. It’s what keeps sci-fi alive." -ORSON SCOTT CARD Included: Bonus short stories by Orson Scott Card, Mike Resnick & L. Ron Hubbard & a color spread highlighting the story illustrations.
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The future is here...the future is now! Orson Scott Card, Kevin J. Anderson and Larry Niven have seen the future. Now, you can, too. A constellation of the brightest lights in the Science Fiction and Fantasy firmament have judged these authors to be the best, the brightest, the truest emerging stars in the field. =From Alien Invasion to Alternate History, from Cyberpunk to Comic Fantasy to Post-Apocalyptic Worlds, these are the winning writers who have mastered every version and vision of sci-fi and fantasy. Don't be left behind. Get a read on what's next. "The Writers of the Future contest looks for people with the best imaginations who can see through the possibilities of the strangest and best ideas and tell stories that intrigue us and involve us." --ORSON SCOTT CARD Celebrate the 31st anniversary of the Writers of the Future contest and the 26th anniversary of the Illustrators of the Future contest.
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