Four tales on invasions from space, the resurrection of humanity, the meaning of life, and mercenary landladies. So relax and enjoy the rides.
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*Frog in the Galactic Pond: Only one man's weapons and armor can match this mighty alien invasion. The only catch is that he is not allowed to use them.
*The Victor Hours: Future man has finally conquered old age, sickness, and accidental death. So why do we feel something is still missing in life?
*Boarder Incident: The only available place for the alien matter transporter is the landlady's stairwell cupboard, but it has to be kept secret.
*Can These Bones Live?: The last human survivor has the option to bring the human race back to life. But she's not sure that she wants to.
All authors think their work is worth reading, and I am no exception. But two of these stories were nominated for Hugo awards as best SF short story and novella of the year, so you might give them a try.
These stories were first published in Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction and in Analog.