The scientist begins to see himself as a god among the alien colony.
- The Control Voice: Increasingly, modern science pursues powers traditionally reserved for the Almighty. But those who encroach upon the province of the gods realize too late that the price for entrance... is destruction.
The Sandtropes, Part Two:
- The End... Or Is It?: Despite Dr. Simon Kress' attempts to kill off the sandkings (a race of intelligent, possibly sentient, ants from Mars) by blowing up his home with him inside, some have managed to survive and are building a colony deep inside a nearby woods.
- Fed to the Beast: Dr. Simon Kress, whose mind has become increasingly warped since being infected with the venom of a red sandking, feeds his former supervisor Dave Stockley to the starving sandkings.