Favourite Sci Fi Short Stories

Favourite Sci Fi Short Stories

Postby Graham Kennedy » Mon Dec 29, 2008 1:10 am

I have to say, I do love a good sci fi short story, and it seems that there aren't that many around these days. I just reread my all time favourite, and one widely regarded as the best sci fi short stories ever written, Asimov's "The Last Question". Although the descriptions of computers are a bit dated, at least in the first part or two of the story, I think it still works. And the ending sends a chill up my spine, to be sure.

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And tell us what's your favourite sci fi short story?
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Re: Favourite Sci Fi Short Stories

Postby Mikey » Mon Dec 29, 2008 4:09 am

I like many of Asimov's short stories - especially "In a Good Cause-" - but my faves have to be Philip K. Dick's "Waterspider," "Oh, To Be a Blobel!" or "The Minority Report."
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Re: Favourite Sci Fi Short Stories

Postby Startrekanmore » Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:47 pm

How 'bout one set in Asimov's "Foundation" universe called "Imperial Conference"? And Johnny Pez did one set after the last of Asimov's sequel stories ("Foundation's Edge" and "Foundation & Earth").
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