The criminal personified the term "slippery as an eel" as he’s evaded capture for decades. When finally caught he is handed over to a planet with unique ideas of justice – do not imprison the criminal, kill criminal’s loved one instead.
A man is sent to guard an unnamed un-described “Treasure”. He is lonely and obtains a pet that he nurtures and talks to. This inimical pet consumes someone who tries to steal the treasure and the man wonders whether he will be next on the menu.
"big and small, thick and thin, four arms or wings, all shapes and colors in fur and skin and feathers.” from: The Carnivore by GA Morris. The aliens are inter alia giant bunnies come to save the remnants of the human race. Are they as generous and kind as they seem?
All scientists are blamed for the radioactivity after a (presumed) atomic explosion. A scientist who did not participate in the specific experiments is trying to cope with a dying wife and their twin sons who are deaf, dumb and blind but have some strange ability. Rather confusing ending.