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The King s Men A Tale of To-morrow

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Note: The other authors to whom this work is attributed are John Boyle O'Reilly, J. S. Dale, and John T. Wheelwright.

THE KING'S MEN

A Tale of To Morrow

ROBERT GRANT, ET AL.

Copyright, 1884, by Robert Grant.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE I. RIPON HOUSE, 1

II. RICHARD LINCOLN, 8

III. MY LADY'S CHAMBER, 19

IV. JARLEY JAWKINS, 32

V. "JAWKIN'S JOLLITIES," ...

The Doomsman

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Transcriber's Notes:

A number of typographical errors found in the original text have been corrected in this version. A list of these errors is provided at the end of the book.

THE DOOMSMAN

BY

VAN TASSEL SUTPHEN

AUTHOR OF "THE CARDINAL'S ROSE" "THE GATES OF CHANCE" ETC.

ILLUSTRATED

NEW YORK AND LONDON HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS MCMVI

Copyright, 1905, 1906, by The Metropolitan Magazine Company.

Copyright, 1906, by HARPER & BROTHERS.

All rights rese...

The Space Rover

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The Space Rover

By Edwin K. Sloat

[Transcriber's note: This etext was produced from Astounding Stories February 1932. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.]

Young Winford heads a desperate escape from the prison mines of Mercury.

[Illustration: Winford leaped out into space along the cable. ]

Evan Winford leaned wearily against the controls of the little space sphere, and stared out of the window at the planet, Mercury, which lay a million miles sunward. Fail now? He gritted his t...

Waste Not, Want

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[Illustration: Illustrated by Kelly Freas ]

WASTE NOT, WANT

Eat your spinach, little man! It's good for you. Stuff yourself with it. Be a good little consumer, or the cops will get you.... For such is the law of supply and demand!

BY DAVE DRYFOOS

Panic roused him the black imp of panic that lived under the garish rug of this unfamiliar room and crawled out at dawn to nudge him awake and stare from the blank space to his left where Tillie's gray head should have been.

His fists clenched in anger at himself. He'd never been the sort to make a...

The Seed of the Toc-Toc Birds

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Transcriber's Note: This e text was produced from "Astounding Stories", January, 1932. Extensive research did not reveal any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed.

[Illustration: His clutching hands closed on something small and hard. ]

The Seed of the Toc Toc Birds

By Francis Flagg

[Sidenote: Little did Prof. Reubens suspect what his atom tampering would set loose upon the world.]

Talbot had been working that day, far up in the Catalinas, looking over some mining prospects for his company, and was returning to the Mountain View ...

Dead Man s Planet

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DEAD MAN'S PLANET

By WILLIAM MORRISON

Illustrated by EMSH

When a driven man arrives at a cemetery world, what else can it be but journey's end and the start of a new one?

Outside the ship, it was the sun that blazed angrily. Inside, it was Sam Wilson's temper. "Study your lessons," he snarled, with a savageness that surprised himself, "or I'll never let you set foot on this planet at all."

"Okay, Pop," said Mark, a little white around the nostrils. He looked old for so young a kid. "I didn't mean anything wrong."

"I don't care what you mea...

Untechnological Employment

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Untechnological Employment

The reaction would not have been so deeply bitter if only it hadn't worked....

by E. M. Clinton, Jr.

[Illustration]

TWX WHITE HOUSE TO COL. K. A. BROWN COMMANDER PACIFIC SPACEPORT: CONGRESS PRESSURE HIGH INVESTIGATION IMMINENT MUST HAVE FULL INFORMATION WHY MOON LAUNCHES BEHIND SCHEDULE

TWX COL. K. A. BROWN TO WHITE HOUSE: UNSEASONABLY CONSTANT BAD WEATHER PREVENTS LAUNCHING FOR PAST THREE WEEKS

TWX WHITE HOUSE TO BROWN PSP: WHAT KIND OF BAD WEATHER

TWX COL. K. A. BROWN TO WHITE HOUSE: FOG

TWX WHITE HOUSE TO BROWN PSP: C...

The Task of Social Hygiene

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THE TASK OF SOCIAL HYGIENE

BY THE SAME AUTHOR

STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX. SIX VOLS.

THE NEW SPIRIT

AFFIRMATIONS

MAN AND WOMAN

THE CRIMINAL

THE WORLD OF DREAMS

THE SOUL OF SPAIN

IMPRESSIONS AND COMMENTS

ESSAYS IN WAR TIME. ETC.

THE TASK OF SOCIAL HYGIENE

by

HAVELOCK ELLIS

Author of "The Soul of Spain"; "The World of Dreams"; etc.

Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin Company 1916

Printed in Great Britain.

PREFACE

The study...

The Last Place on Earth

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Naturally an undertaker will get the last word. But shouldn't he wait until his clients are dead?

THE LAST PLACE ON EARTH

By JIM HARMON

Illustrated by Gaughan

I

Sam Collins flashed the undertaker a healthy smile, hoping it wouldn't depress old Candle too much. He saluted. The skeletal figure in endless black nodded gravely, and took hold of Sam Collins' arm with a death grip.

"I'm going to bury you, Sam Collins," the undertaker said.

The tall false fronts of Main Street spilled out a lake of shadow, a canal of liquid heat that soaked ...

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