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By Dave Dryfoos

The Golden Age of technological know-how Fiction Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to vintage technology fiction writers who may rather be forgotten.

Dave Dryfoos (1915-2003), who produced a gentle move of frothy SF tales for the likes of Galaxy technology Fiction, Fantastic Adventures, Startling Stories, Imagination, Future technological know-how Fiction, and others is one such unjustly forgotten author.

About the Megapacks
Over the previous couple of years, our “Megapack” sequence of e-book anthologies has proved to be certainly one of our preferred endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally supply them as charges to our mailing list!) One query we preserve getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place in particular credited) are a gaggle attempt. everybody at Wildside works on them. This comprises 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!)

Contents:
Some love it Cold
Tree, Spare That Woodman
Blunder Enlightening
Waste now not, Want
High Sign
Uniform of a Man
Journey Work
“lest Ye Be Judged…”
Seller of the Sky
Something for the Birds
Facts of Life
Preferred Position
Sign of Life
The Price
Man
The outdated Spaceman
Bridge Crossing
The signal of Homo Sap
Too Dense to Die

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Yet being a space-pilot isn’t the simplest of something. You’ve obtained to return. I don’t wish you to move on. I won’t provide my consent for your occurring! ” There! It was once out. now not the fatherly, affectionate tone he’d was hoping to accomplish, yet no less than the playing cards have been at the desk. Twoie trumped—and nearly took the trick: “Don’t you think that I’m more than enough, Dad? ” Ray reached with either fingers for his son’s shoulders—but felt him via just one glove. “Of path you’re more than enough! Too sturdy! You’ve acquired a occupation forward in a few terrestrial observatory. You’ve received a wife—can bring up a relatives. if you happen to don’t get your self sterilized by way of radiation, up here—” Twoie seemed away, and Ray dropped his hand resignedly. He glanced round the cockpit. a number of the devices have been unusual to him. during this crowded position, the place he couldn’t even take off his go well with until Twoie first lay down within the bunk—in this cage, this coffin—were instruments he didn’t even realize. in basic terms 5 years considering the fact that he’d piloted—and already his blood-won wisdom was once getting out of date! “Dad? ” “Yeah? ” “I… I don’t comprehend what to assert. the very last thing on this planet that i would like is to make you sore at me—but, glance! Taking this flight even this a ways with out your consent is illegitimate. I talked them into it since you have been right here. I suggest, it isn’t in simple terms that i must flip again, in the event you don’t consent—but the entire those that permit me take in the send will lose their jobs. normally they’re previous neighbors of yours. They proposal you’d be proud—” “I am proud, boy—believe me! But—” “But why refuse a signature, then? It’s only a formality. ” “A loss of life sentence is usually only a formality—until it’s performed! ” “Death sentence? yet you’re alive! Alive and well-liked and written up in the entire textbooks! ” “Yeah—but my son nonetheless argues with me. you could by no means have a son, in the event you move on flying. I’m sterile, now, they are saying. ” “But, they be aware of extra approximately protecting, these days. New alloys—” It was once a aid whilst the annunciator flashed. Twoie plugged in a headset. “Tower calling,” he suggested, preserving the receiver to his ear. “Microgram for Ray Fincek. ” “Put my helmet on me,” Ray ordered. “Time adequate so that you can say I’m coming while I’m within the air lock. ” * * * * He left his radio off so he might imagine, and it used to be purely while he was once going again to the tower that Ray learned they can have learn him the message, and kept the time it took to go the lock. Time—while the Moon jogged its path, relocating his son’s starting-point, requiring using extra fuel—if Twoie went on, that's. good, in fact that was once not anything to fret approximately— He learn the message on the plotting-table, with the 3 dispatchers ostentatiously busy in corners. Then he discovered there have been Ray Finceks on the planet. DARLING IN SIX MONTHS YOU’LL BE THE PROUD PAPA OF A SEVEN-POUND BOY. KISSES JANET The dispatchers knew of it, in fact, for all their well mannered pretenses. He felt their eyes on him, felt their fingers itching to pummel his again. He felt neither embarrassment nor pride—only aid. This used to be the out, the face-saver, the lifesaver.

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