“The Great Steamer Riot of 1936”
In an alternate 1930s, steam-powered robots (“Steamers”) live and work among the humans. They have learned to be invisible, but not everyone trusts them. Sometimes, things take a nasty turn.
Inspired by the sub-genre of pulp fiction from the late 1930s comes “Curse of the Monster Makers!”
Dexter Tremane, bank robber, has an easy means of escaping the police: meet his girlfriend near an old estate. But when he gets there, she’s gone. Kidnapped, if the grooves on the ground are any indication. Now, Dexter plunges into the forest to find his missing lady never expecting to find what he did.
“The Mark of an Impostor”
Railroad detective/former actor Calvin Carter agrees to help fellow detective Evelyn Paige infiltrate a regional poker match. They are disguised as a famous Frenchman and his lovely translator. What could possibly go wrong?
“The Poker Payout”
Calvin Carter has tracked Jeffrey Tobias across the Old West and now he sits across a poker table from his quarry. Carter knows there is cheating going on, and the only way to capture Tobias is to expose the fraud. But it’s Tobias’s saloon and the members of his gang surround the players.