The Little Red Bag, is a short story by author Jerry Sohl. Originally published in 'If Science Fiction' magazine, January 1960. It is the story of a man travelling on an airplane. He has an uncanny ability to sense what is in people's luggage in his proximity, as he can suss out the general shape of objects. He begins to mentally go through people's bags, but soon discovers that one of the suitcases hold a bomb. He begins to panic, trying to mentally prevent the bomb timer form going off for the duration of the flight.