This is story book. Dekker, back from space, found great physical changes in the people of Earth; changes that would have horrified him five years before. But now, he wanted to be like the rest--even if he had to lose an eye and both ears to do it.
Fritz Leiber, C.M. Kornbluth, Darrell Schweitzer, Robert Sheckley, Fredric Brown, Alfred Bester, Lawrence Watt-Evans, Randall Garrett, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Robert Silverberg, Murray Leinster, Tom Purdom, Philip K. Dick, Jerry Sohl, Pamela Rentz, Henry Kuttner, Frank Belknap Long, Poul Anderson, Mack Reynolds, James Blish, Ben Bova, Myron R. Lewis & Marion Zimmer Bradley
Fritz Leiber, C.M. Kornbluth, Dave Creek, Philip K. Dick, George H. Scithers, E.C. Tubb, Colin Harvey, Sydney J. Bounds, John Glasby, Robert Silverberg, Michael McCarty, Mark McLaughlin, John Russell Fearn, Gerald Warfield, Jerry Sohl, George S. Walker, Charles V. De Vet, Frank Belknap Long, John Gregory Betancourt, J. F. Bone, Costi Gurgu, Murray Leinster, Charles L. Fontenay, Robert F. Young & Lester del Rey
Robert Silverberg, Mike Resnick, Ken Liu, Jody Lynn Nye, Tim Pratt, Esther Friesner, Jim C. Hines, J.W. Alden, Fran Wilde, Matt Mikalatos, Josh Vogt, M.C.A. Hogarth, Konstantine Paradias, K.G. Jewell, Heather Lindsley, Michelle Ann King, Desmond Warzel, James Beamon & Wade Albert White
Piers Anthony, Robert Silverberg, Jody Lynn Nye, Mike Resnick, Kevin J. Anderson, Tim Pratt, Gini Koch, Jim C. Hines, Karen Haber, James A. Miller, Jakob Drud, Caroline M. Yoachim, Nathaniel Lee, Josh Vogt, Matt Mikalatos, James Beamon, Sarah Pinsker, Camille Griep, Krystal Claxton, Jeremy Butler, Tina Connolly, Oliver Buckram, Guy Anthony De Marco & Cat Rambo