Philip K. Dick

Mr. Spaceship


Read by Phil Chenevert


The war with the Yucks from Proxima Centauri was claimed to be a stalemate but they were really winning. The mine belts they laid seemed to…

The Defenders


Read by Phil Chenevert


The terrible destruction of total nuclear war between the Western and Eastern Blocks has succeeded in sterilizing the surface of the earth. …

The Variable Man


Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)


Predictability has come a long way. The computers of the future can tell you if you’re going to win a war before you fire a shot. Unfortunat…

Second Variety


Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)


Early victories by the USSR in a global nuclear war cause the United Nations government to retreat to the moon leaving behind troops and fie…

Crystal Crypt, the & Beyond the Door


Read by Phil Chenevert


Two early science fiction stories by the wonderful craftsman, Philip K. Dick. In the Crystal Crypt, taken from the 1954 Planet Stories, the …

Beyond Lies the Wub & The Skull


Read by Phil Chenevert


Two stories in the inimitable Philip Dick style. What is a Wub? A 400 pound slovenly, fat, ungainly, drooling animal that looks like a cross…

The Eyes Have It & Tony and the Beetles


Read by Phil Chenevert


Aliens have invaded the earth! Horrible one celled creatures disguised as normal human beings ! Well, at least that is what it seems to the …

Second Variety (Version 2)


Read by Phil Chenevert


First published in Space Science Fiction May 1953. "The claws were bad enough in the first place—nasty, crawling little death-robots. B…

Short Science Fiction Collection 059


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Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…