Angels and Spaceships Author:Fredric Brown First Edition copyright 1954 — What is Fantasy and What is Science Fiction? — Pure fantasy is a form that can be defined in contra-distinction to science fiction. If we so limit our definition then the difference between it and science ficion is clear: — Fantasy deals with things that are not and that cannot be. — Science Fiction deals with things t... more »hat can be, that someday may be. Science Fiction confines itself to possibilities within the realm of logic.
The stories within this book divide about equally between fantasy and fiction. The eight vignettes, the stories of three or four hundred words each which alternate with the longer stories, are previously unpublished and were written especially for this book.
The following included stories are reprinted from Astounding Science Fiction and Unknown Worlds, copyright by Street & Smith Publications, Inc: