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Richard Connell

The Most Dangerous Game

Rainsford sprang up and jumped onto the rail, wrestling himself out of his clothes and shouting with all his power. Rainsford sighted a palatial chateau and opened the tall spiked iron gate to find...

40 min read · Rating: R · Read story

Where Is The Tropic Of Capricorn?

Peter Mullaney was not a full five feet six, so the physical instructor barked at him to stretch and wish. The Chief Inspector plucked at the Commissioner's coat-sleeve. Peter Mullaney,...

25 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

The Sin Of Monsieur Pettipon

M. Alphonse Marie Louis Camille Pettipon rubbed a speck of dust from the mirror in Stateroom C 341 of the liner Voltaire of the Paris-New York Steamship Company, and swept the floor with a busy...

23 min read · Rating: G · Read story

The Cage Man

Horace Nimms was kept in a steel-barred cage all day long and sharpened two pencils to needle-point sharpness. He enjoyed being shut up in the cage with all that money and devoured...

22 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

The $25,000 Jaw

Croly Addicks drew his convex face as far away as he could, but the spotter pounced on him and demanded ninety cents. Emily", to-morrow they appoint a new assistant purchasing agent, A. Ellis G....

33 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

Terrible Epps

Tidbury Epps worked diligently and cheerfully on a high stool and a low salary, copying neat little black figures into big black books. Yet people liked Tidbury. Mr. Epps was somewhat perplexed in...

37 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Mr. Pottle And The South-Sea Cannibals

Mr. Pottle was a barber and tasted popoi and found it rather nasty. He addressed Tiki Tiu with brisk and confident familiarity. Mr. Pottle did not sleep well that night, and ventured on other...

23 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Mr. Pottle And The One Man Dog

The new Mrs. Pottle put down the book she was reading and thought about buying a dog. Her husband thought she should think of herself as infinitely clinging and helpless. Mr. Pottle observed...

38 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Mr. Pottle And Pageantry

Old Felix Winterbottom, a Day Nursery, needs one thousand dollars, and the Gulicks are nice people, but what did they ever do for the town? Mrs. P. Bradley Gulick had to be the Spirit of Progress,...

29 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

Mr. Pottle And Culture

Mr. Ambrose Pottle stepped out of the bathtub, donned a virgin union suit, a pair of socks, a creamy silk shirt, and went forth into the spring-scented eventide to pay a call on Mrs. Blossom...

18 min read · Rating: G · Read story

Mr. Braddy's Bottle

Mr. Braddy found an ancient bottle in the cellar of his very modest new home and unbosomed himself to Mr. Lum. When Mr. Lum went out with the gang one night, he tried a drink stronger than malted...

27 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Honor Among Sportsmen

The leading citizens of Montpont moved in dignified procession down the Rue Victor Hugo to the hunting preserve, where they lengthened the leashes on their pigs. Monsieur Pantan commenced to dig...

27 min read · Rating: G · Read story