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A Little Something for Us Tempunauts

Story Background “A Little Something for Us Tempunauts” was originally published in the anthology Final Stage in 1974. It can now be found in The Eye of the Sibyl and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 257–274. … Continue reading

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Your Appointment Will Be Yesterday

Story Background “Your Appointment Will Be Yesterday” was originally published in Amazing in August 1966. It can now be found in The Eye of the Sibyl and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 115–133. If you are … Continue reading

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Orpheus with Clay Feet

Story Background “Orpheus with Clay Feet was originally published in Escapade in 1964. Dick published this under the pseudonym Jack Dowland. It can now be found in Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 289–300. … Continue reading

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Waterspider

Story Background “Waterspider” was originally published in If in January 1964. It can now be found in Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 217–243. Plot Summary 1–Aaron Tozzo is thinking about how Earth has … Continue reading

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Captive Market

Story Background “Captive Market” was originally published in If in April 1955. It can now be found in Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 37–51. Plot Summary Edna Berthelson prepares to make her weekly, … Continue reading

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Service Call

Story Background “Service Call” was originally published in Science Fiction Stories in July 1955. It can now be found in Minority Report and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 21–36. Plot Summary David Courtland, a researcher director … Continue reading

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Psi-Man Heal My Child!

Story Background “Psi-Man Heal my Child!” was originally published in Imaginative Tales in November 1955. It can now be found in Second Variety and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick on pp. 353–371. Plot Summary Ed Garby, his wife … Continue reading

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