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Just taking a stab, could it be Starstruck by Brenda Hiatt? Nerdy astronomy geek Marsha, M to her few friends, has never been anybody special. Orphaned as an infant and reluctantly raised by an overly-strict “aunt,” she’s not even sure who she is. M’s dream of someday escaping tiny Jewel, Indiana and making her mark in the world seems impossibly distant ...


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The story is indeed one of the stories you tracked down to Galaxie January 1969. It is Assassin & Son by Thomas M. Disch. The story is set on the planet Sepharad. Sepharadian politics is Byzantine and they employ humans as assassins. The Sepharadians are described as blobs, so that matches your memory that they are amorphous. I found a copy on web ...


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Maybe "Venus and the Seven Sexes", a 1949 novella by William Tenn, with a 1975 French translation by Bruno Martin titled "Vénus et les sept sexes". Wikipedia plot summary: On the planet Venus, the native Plookhs — who require the participation of seven different sexes in order to reproduce — are corrupted by human film director Hogan Shlestertrap. ...


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She is an unnamed Orian guard (played by Myrthin Stagg), not a bounty hunter. She was in charge of the cell block where Harcourt Fenton Mudd was being held in an Orion prison in one of the flashback scenes in ST-ST S01E04: The Escape Artist. Earlier, the same Short Trek vignette opened with an armored female bounty hunter selling Harcourt Fenton Mudd to a ...


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As per jwodder's close comment, this does match with an answered question on the site, Story about an alien civilization that lives under the hollow core of their planet where they are trying to reach the surface. That question has an accepted answer of "Mountain" by Liu Cixin. Here's a quote mentioning the problem of piles: “There could have been a ...


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I think there's a decent chance you're looking for Holy Crystal Albatross (originally Seikesshō Albatross (聖結晶アルバトロス)). One day, junior high-schooler Yuuki helps a girl from another class, a weird girl known throughout the school as the "Trash Girl." Because of this selfless act, Yuuki's life undergoes a dramatic change. It is then revealed the "trash ...


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Maybe Starship troopers Invasion 2012 https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starship_Troopers:_Invasion


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This sounds similar to the Lost In Space movie. The Jupiter 2 craft docks with a large ship, and while examining it find a race of spider like aliens, they do battle with them and escape, remotely self destructing the ship. The force of the blast sends them crashing down to a planet where they encounter a future version of the crew, one of which was ...


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