Joanne is the first of an advanced race of human beings: an "angel" who apparently is immortal and will never die.
Freelance writer Tom Carmichael gets the story of a lifetime when he discovers that curio shop owner Peter Talley can give anyone an item that is exactly what they need. However, Tom decides to cash in on his discovery and pays the price.
A secret "Children's Room" at a college attracts the attention of intellectual advanced youths. One of them, Walt, is the son of a professor at the university. The professor uncovers that his son and other children are 'mutants' being groomed to assist an alien race in a distant part of the galaxy.moreless
Housewife Natalie Davis is asked to join an exclusive bank where depositors can deposit time, not money. In return they gain extended lifespans. However, when the bank forecloses on her, Natalie discovers that she is out of time.
An alchemist has spent the last 15 years trying to turn base metal into gold. His latest attempt has failed, just as he and his daughter are about to be evicted for back rent. Fearing he'll attempt suicide after this last unsuccessful effort, his daughter substitutes gold in place of the slag to keep the old man alive.moreless
A struggling doctor takes his instruments to a pawnshop because his wife complains about their lack of money. Once in the shop, he makes a deal with the pawnbroker for $20.00 and a mysterious medical bag. Later, it is discovered that the instruments in the bag can perform "miracle cures". Upon close inspection of the instruments, a patent date of July 18, 2450 is revealed.moreless
In an effort to help humanity overcome illness or injury, a doctor tests a drug formulated only for animals on a woman about to die. She not only recovers, but now begins to take back all that she never had in life, from those who wouldn't give it to her.
Three astronauts arrive on Mars, sponsored by a mining company who will share the profits with them. Illness, paranoia and other problems develop until all three are dead - but what caused it?
The U.S. government discovers a parallel world and sends an engineer, Bruce, to that world to kill his counterpart before the two planets destroy each other.