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J. Neil Schulman's
NASTY, BRUTISH,
AND SHORT STORIES

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Nasty, Brutish, and Short Stories
Copyright © 1997 by J. Neil Schulman.
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These stories are works of fiction, and the events portrayed in these stories are products of the author's imagination. Except for satiric references, any resemblance to the names of actual persons, living or dead, or to actual businesses or organizations, is purely coincidental.


An earlier draft of "The Repossessed" was first performed in a dramatized reading on February 26, 1984 before the Libertarian Supper Club of Los Angeles under the title "The Psychopath." It first appeared in its current form in Adventures in the Twilight Zone (DAW Books, 1995), edited by Carol Serling.
Copyright © 1994 by J. Neil Schulman. All rights reserved.

A dramatized reading of "The Musician" was broadcast on September 12, 1980, on Pacifica Radio/KPFK FM's Hour 25 show. In 1981 it was published in the magazine Fantasy Book.
Copyright © 1980, 1981 by J. Neil Schulman. All rights reserved.

"For the Sake of Ten Men" appeared February, 1973 in New Libertarian Notes No. 18.
Copyright © 1973 by J. Neil Schulman. All rights reserved.

"Diary of a Former Science Fiction Writer" appeared February, 1975 in New Libertarian Notes No. 37.
Copyright © 1975 by J. Neil Schulman. All rights reserved.

"The Second Remove" was written between 1970 and 1974.
Copyright © 1997 by J. Neil Schulman. All rights reserved.

"Benny Rich is Dead" was written in 1972 and rewritten in 1985.
Copyright © 1997 by J. Neil Schulman. All rights reserved.

"Pilgrim's Egress" was originally delivered as a talk to the Future of Freedom Conference, Cypress College, April 19th, 1980, and was published in New Libertarian 158 (Vol. IV #9, Apr.-June, 1981).
Copyright © 1981 by J. Neil Schulman. All rights reserved.

"Day of Atonement" appears in Free Space: Tales of the Galactic Federation (Tor/ St. Martins, 1997), edited by Brad Linaweaver and Ed Kramer.
Copyright © 1997 by J. Neil Schulman. All rights reserved.

"When Freemen Shall Stand"
Copyright © 1996 by J. Neil Schulman. All rights reserved.

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To Henri Schulman, Samuel Edward Konkin III, and Brad Linaweaver
Who Gave Me Encouragement When I Needed It













Table of Contents

Introduction

"The Repossessed"

"The Musician"

"For the Sake of Ten Men"

"Diary of a Former Science Fiction Writer"

"The Second Remove"

"Benny Rich is Dead"

"Pilgrim's Egress"

"Day of Atonement"

"When Freemen Shall Stand"

About J. Neil Schulman


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