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Starting From Scratch (1970) [Short Story]
by Robert Sheckley Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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A man's dream is interrupted by an apologetic voice informing him that only he can save their civilization from complete annihilation.

Originally published in the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, November 1970.

Original title: Starting From Scratch
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionHumorous, Parody and Comedy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Can You Feel Anything When I Do This? (1971) [Collection]
      Author: Robert Sheckley
     100 Great Science Fiction Short Short Stories (1978) [Anthology]
      Authors: Alfred Bester , Roger Zelazny , Isaac Asimov , Ambrose Bierce , George R. R. Martin , Frederik Pohl , Lee Killough , Ben Bova , Barry N. Malzberg , Gregory Benford , Donald E. Westlake , James Blish , Larry Niven , David Bischoff , William F. Nolan , Fred Saberhagen , F.M. Busby , Fritz Leiber , Damon Knight , Cyril M. Kornbluth , Keith Laumer , Bob Shaw , Robert Sheckley , Joe L. Hensley , William Rotsler , Henry Slesar , Stephen Goldin , Bill Pronzini , Joanna Russ , Thomas F. Monteleone , Alan E. Nourse , Edward D. Hoch , Martin Gardner , Mildred Downey Broxon , Richard Wilson , Duane Ackerson , Karen Anderson , Jerome Bixby , E. Michael Blake , Nelson S. Bond , Paul Bond , Anthony Boucher , Reginald Bretnor , Grant Carrington , Cecil Corwin , Daniel A. Darlington , Paul Dellinger , Ralph Milne Farley , Robert L. Fish , Charles E. Fritch , James E. Gunn , Laurence M. Janifer , Robert T. Kurosaka , Walt Liebscher , Bruce McAllister , K.W. MacAnn , Maggie Nadler , Alexei Panshin , Hayford Pierce , Dannie Plachta , Edward Rager , Ray Russell , James Sutherland , Walter Tevis , James E. Thompson , Robert E. Toomey, Jr. , Steven Utley , Edward Wellen , Robert F. Young , Jeffery Hudson

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