A wicked little short story for paranoid people. A real estate agent shows houses, and sometimes kills people. He really enjoys real estate, but actually, it's just a sideline.
The real estate agent is the narrator, and a pretty good character.
I've come to like Johnny Mayhem quite a lot. He's the bodiless personality of a dead criminal who inhabits dead bodies and is sent all over the galaxy to solve problems for the Central Galactic Empire. This time the ship carrying the president of the Solar Federation is in trouble, falling into the sun. He's sent to the ship, but there is no dead body for him to inhabit.
A pretty tense plot with some good characters (and a couple not so good). The story is written well enough that it's worth killing some time with.
A spoiled teenager has his dad's starship for the weekend, and he manages to get himself stranded on an out-of-the-way planet with his girlfriend.
A comical, old-fashioned type of sci-fi story updated to modern times (software trial periods, females who know math, etc.) Nothing profound or wondrous, just an entertainment.
A settler living by himself in a shack in the forest encounters a limping priest on his way back home during the first snowfall of the season. When he reaches home, Andrew, a local Indian, is waiting for him to tell him to move away, as the Indians are doing, because the wolves are coming down from the North. And they do. Children from the settlement are dragged off by wolves throughout the winter, and the priest pops up now and then.
The author draws good characters, and the plot slowly creeps the reader out.
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