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By Charles V. De Vet

The Golden Age of technology Fiction Megapacks are designed to introduce readers to vintage technological know-how fiction writers who may 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 Seventies and early Eighties. This assortment spans the size of his profession, showcasing his abilities for shiny characterization and interesting storytelling.

About the Megapacks
Over the previous couple of years, our “Megapack” sequence of book anthologies has proved to be one among our most well-liked endeavors. (Maybe it is helping that we occasionally provide them as charges to our mailing list!) One query we maintain getting requested is, “Who’s the editor?”
The Megapacks (except the place particularly credited) are a bunch attempt. each person at Wildside works on them. This contains 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 delusion & technology Fiction, January 1961
• “Salty for the Cat” initially seemed in Amazing technological know-how Fiction, September 1976
• “Special Feature” initially seemed in Astounding technology Fiction, may perhaps 1958
• “Seedling” initially seemed in Astounding technological know-how 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 technology Fiction, March 1955
• “Delayed Action” initially seemed in Galaxy technology Fiction, September 1953
• “Monkey on His Back” initially seemed in Galaxy technology 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 technology Fiction, may possibly 1952
• “Expendable” initially seemed in Analog technology Fiction/Science Fact, January 1981

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