Mindwebs: A Walk In The Dark by Arthur C. Clarke

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A Walk In The Dark by Arthur C. Clarke

This story by Arthur C. Clarke is rather unusual, at least it’s unusual for Clarke, as it’s more about a mood than an idea. But, the writing is still crisp, and that makes it worth hearing.

MindwebsMindwebs – A Walk In The Dark
By Arthur C. Clarke; Read by Michael Hanson
1 |MP3| – Approx. [UNABRIDGED with a music bed]
Broadcaster: WHA Radio
Broadcast: 1976
Source: Archive.org
Armstrong, an astronaut alone at night on world far from Earth, must blindly walk four miles through the dark. First published in Thrilling Wonder Stories, August 1950.

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Mindwebs: The Gun Without A Bang by Robert Sheckley

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“One must not put a loaded rifle on the stage if no one is thinking of firing it.”
-Anton Chekhov, November 1,1889.

The Gun Without A Bang by Robert Sheckley

The Gun Without A Bang - illustrated by Dick Francis

MindwebsMindwebs – The Gun Without A Bang
By Robert Sheckley; Read by Michael Hanson
1 |MP3| – Approx. 19 Minutes [UNABRIDGED with a musical bed]
Broadcaster: WHA Radio (Madison, WI)
Broadcast: August 4, 1982
Provider: Archive.org
Alfred Dixon is a weapons expert assigned to test, in hostile alien jungle conditions, a new deadly disintegration pistol. The thing kills alright, but there’s one thing it doesn’t do. It won’t report. First published in Galaxy Science Fiction, June 1958.

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