"The Wishes We Make"
credited to E. Mayne Hull
Short Fiction 1943 6,900 words


A man sentenced to death for murder is granted six wishes and tries to escape his fate.

Part of the
Wish Series
1 —     "The Ultimate Wish" 1943
2 —     "The Wishes We Make" 1943
3 —     "The Wellwisher" 1943

These stories are only thematically linked, having a similar premise but all featuring different characters. This trio of tales was collected in Out of the Unknown.

Included In
Out of the Unknown 1948
The Sea Thing and Other Stories 1970
Unknown Worlds magazine
1943 June Street & Smith
pulp Vol 7, No 1 164 pages $0.25

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