This collection of classic science-fiction stories from the 1950s and 1960s features three imaginative novellas.
Star Ways by Poul Anderson is an action-packed saga of the Nomads, space gypsies voyaging endlessly through the cosmos, and of Joachin of the starship Peregrine, who must act as both bait and trap for the deadliest foe the Nomads had ever known.
In George Henry Smith's Druids' World, a fantasy of a crumbling civilization with ties to King Arthur's era, a strong leader, Adam Max McBride, faces off with both a corrupt ruling class and horrible nonliving polymorphs in a battle to save the homeland.
In The Day the World Stopped by Stanton A. Coblentz, a U.S. president and his advisors plan to use the ultimate weapon in "preventive war" against China, while a young senator who tries to avert the calamity gets unexpected help from space visitors.
Star Ways ©1956 Poul Anderson, Druids' World ©1967 George Henry Smith, The Day the World Stopped ©1968 Stanton A. Coblentz; (P)2007 Blackstone Audio Inc.