Category Archives: Alien Invasion

Precious Artifact

Story Background “Precious Artifact” was originally published in Galaxy in October 1964. It can now be found in The Eye of the Sibyl and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 53–65. Plot Summary Milt Biskle has just … Continue reading

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The War With the Fnools

Story Background “The War with the Fnools” was originally published in Galactic Outpost in the Spring 1964 issues. It can now be found in The Eye of the Sibyl and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 41–51. … Continue reading

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Oh, To Be a Blobel!

Story Background “Oh, To Be a Blobel!” was originally published in Amazing in February 1964. It can now be found in Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 359–373. Plot Summary George Munster goes to … Continue reading

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What’ll We Do With Ragland Park

Story Background “What’ll We Do With Ragland Park” was originally published in Amazing in November 1963. It can now be found in Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 339–357. Plot Summary Sebastian Hada is … Continue reading

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Stand-By

Story Background “Stand-By” was originally published in Amazing in October 1963. It can now be found in Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 323–338. Plot Summary Jim Briskin, news broadcaster, receives reports from the … Continue reading

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If There Were No Benny Cemoli

Story Background “If There Were No Benny Cemoli” was originally published in Galaxy in December 1963. It can now be found in Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 173–190. Plot Summary John LeConte witnesses … Continue reading

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War Game

Story Background “War Game” was originally published in Galaxy in December 1959. It can now be found in Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 157–171. Plot Summary Leon Wiesman is working at the Terran … Continue reading

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