The Star

"The Star" is an 1897 apocalyptic short story by H.G. Wells.In January (about 1900, presumably), the people of Earth awaken to the notion that a strange luminous object has...

The Crystal Egg

"The Crystal Egg" is a science fiction short story written by H. G. Wells in 1897. The story tells of a shop owner, named Mr. Cave, who finds a strange crystal egg that serves as...

Hansel and Gretel

"Hansel and Gretel" (also known as Hansel and Gretel, Hansel and Grethel, or Little Brother and Little Sister / German: Hänsel und Gretel) is a well-known fairy tale of German...