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By Charles V. De Vet

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

Charles V. de Vet wrote greater than 50 brief tales for technological know-how fiction magazines, starting with The unforeseen Weapon for Amazing Stories in September 1950. After a a number of 12 months hiatus, de Vet turned lively as a author back within the overdue Nineteen Seventies and early Eighties. This assortment spans the size of his occupation, showcasing his abilities for vibrant characterization and intriguing storytelling.

About the Megapacks
Over the previous few years, our “Megapack” sequence of book anthologies has proved to be one in all our hottest endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally provide them as charges to our mailing list!) One query we continue getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place in particular credited) are a gaggle attempt. each person 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 plenty of of Wildside’s authors… who usually recommend tales to incorporate (and not only their own!)

Contents:
• “Alien’s Bequest” initially seemed in Galaxy Magazine, June 1967
• “Catalyst” initially seemed in Amazing Stories, August 1978
• “Duel” initially seemed in Amazing Stories, November 1978
• “Return Journey” initially seemed in The journal of fable & technological know-how Fiction, January 1961
• “Salty for the Cat” initially seemed in Amazing technological know-how Fiction, September 1976
• “Special Feature” initially seemed in Astounding technological know-how Fiction, may possibly 1958
• “Seedling” initially seemed in Astounding technology Fiction, January 1959
• “Stopover” initially seemed in The Diversifier, #24 January 1978
• “Survival Characteristic” initially seemed in Amazing Stories, July 1977
• “Big Stupe” initially seemed in Galaxy technological know-how Fiction, March 1955
• “Delayed Action” initially seemed in Galaxy technology Fiction, September 1953
• “Monkey on His Back” initially seemed in Galaxy technological know-how Fiction, 1960
• “Return Journey” initially seemed in The journal of fable & technological know-how Fiction, January 1961
• “There Is a Reaper…” initially seemed in Imagination, August 1953
• “Vital Ingredient” initially seemed in If, July 1952
• “Wheels Within” initially seemed in Galaxy technological know-how Fiction, might 1952
• “Expendable” initially seemed in Analog technology Fiction/Science Fact, January 1981

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We won’t have to worry about airlifts and air attacks. I evaluated the situation and balanced the risks—the danger they might capture me versus the danger we’d be in if they kept the copters in the area. I was the one who was there. ” TOM PURDOM | 53 Sabor returned his attention to his display. Purvali’s pleading face disappeared behind the three segments of his montage. The scout bird was fluttering through the upper reaches of the trees and picking up glimpses of the force gathering behind them.

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