Robots and Magic (Selected Short Stories of Lester del Rey #2) - Lester del Rey

Edited by Steven H. Silver. Cover art by John Picacio.


  • Introduction by Terry Brooks
  • A Code for Sam
  • Though Poppies Grow
  • The Smallest God
  • Cross of Fire
  • Absolutely No Paradox
  • Dead Ringer (a.k.a. And the Truth...)
  • Reincarnate
  • Conditioned Reflex (a.k.a. Mind of Tomorrow)
  • The Pipes of Pan
  • Though Dreamers Die
  • Hereafter, Inc.
  • Imitation of Death
  • Divine Right
  • Rescue Team
  • Robots Should Be Seen
  • Fade-Out
  • To Avenge Man (Vengeance Is Mine)
  • Instinct
  • The Fairy Godmother
  • The Last True God (as by Philip St. John)
  • Forsaking All Others
  • Into They Hands
  • No Head for My Bier
  • The Monster
  • The Life Watch (a.k.a. Life Watch)
  • Victory
  • A Pound of Cure
  • The Day Is Done (a.k.a. Day Is Done)
  • Unto Him That Hath (as by Philip St. John)
  • Anything (as by Philip St. John)
  • The Years Draw Nigh
  • The Coppersmith
  • Doubled in Brass
  • Helen O'Loy
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Release date: February 2010
Genres: science fiction, short stories
Updated: August 25, 2021