An rich amphibian acquires a young servant from a planet with the unlikely name of Earth. A barbarian vows revenge on the young princess who scorned him. A boy, a dog, and an AK47. The captain of a spaceship watches a possible extinction event. Orange trees in Los Angeles, a tsunami, and how to use zombies. Remembering a trip to a hardware store and slaves who traveled on the Underground Railroad. Valentine's Day and a dangerous trip to the International Space Station. A werewolf and a real American. An impoverished coed is taken under the wings of a dominating college couple. And why do women have so many shoes? The short stories of Stan Morris.