Fair Game (short story)

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"Fair Game" is a science fiction short story written by Philip K. Dick in 1953 and first published in 1959 in If Magazine. The story was re-published in the third collected volume of Dick's short stories, The Father-thing in 1987.[1]


"Fair Game" centers on a man who believes he is being watched by something "god-like". Ultimately, the reader learns that the man is nothing more than game for malevolent creatures using Earth as a hunting ground.


  1. ^ Christopher P. Stephens (2007). A Checklist of Philip K. Dick. Hastings-on-Hudson: Ultramarine Publishing. p. 32. ISBN 0-89366-304-2.