By Harlan Ellison
Introduction: printed finally! What killed the dinosaurus! and also you don't glance so brilliant yourself
Working with the little people
In worry of K
Hitler painted roses
The wine has been left open too lengthy and the reminiscence has long gone flat
From A to Z, within the chocolate alphabet
Lonely girls are the vessels of time
Emissary from Hamelin
The long island evaluate of bird
The side road of damaged dreams
The analysis of Dr. D'arqueAngel
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Here, though the explorers could not know it, were the records of all the laws that Man had ever passed, and all the speeches that had ever been made in his council chambers. T舗sinadree was deciding his plan of action, when Alarkane drew his attention to one of the racks a hundred yards away. It was half empty, unlike all the others. Around it books lay in a tumbled heap on the floor, as if knocked down by someone in frantic haste. The signs were unmistakable. Not long ago, other creatures had been this way.
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Here it is! 舡 He threw a switch, and the little room was filled with a raucous whining sound, continually changing in pitch but nevertheless retaining certain characteristics that were difficult to define. The four explorers listened intently for a minute; then Orostron said, 舠Surely that can舗t be any form of speech! 舡 Hansur I had come to the same conclusion. 舠That舗s a television program. 舡 The other agreed. 舠Yes, and each of those mirrors seems to be radiating a different program. I wonder where they舗re going?