van Vogt short stories

Articles in this section

  • "The Replicators" (1965) by A. E. van Vogt

    by A. E. van Vogt

    Steve Matlin is an particularly ornery, introverted, stubborn and combative farmer (and WW2 veteran) who comes across a very big and very strange alien monster on a back road near his farm, so as he was out on an (illegal) hunting expedition anyways, he shot the thing, of course.
    Well, the (...)

  • "The Weapon Shop" (1942) by A. E. van Vogt

    by A. E. van Vogt

    One of van Vogt’s iconic stories, this theme of a mysterious "Weapon Shop" organization, subtly fighting to oppose by advanced technological, ideological and organizational means the overreaching tyranny of a populist-style family dictatorship, provided the central theme to a number of works by (...)

  • "Juggernaut" (1944) by A. E. van Vogt

    by A. E. van Vogt

    This is an interesting wartime story inspired by the immense possibilities for both war and peace of new technological discoveries - here in the domain of metallurgy - that were so rapidly reshaping the world in that crucial decade.
    It embodies in a way that special flavour of enthusiasm (...)