Science Fiction Shorts

After Oil
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Young Theo sets out on a long dead highway in search of deer, plastic artifacts and the secret of his past. While he'll settle for a friend, what he finds instead are three enemies, one of whom may very well be himself. After Oil is a short story set in a past future.
Revival
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts · Retsnom monsteR. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rex Randall, an ambitious priest of cryogenics, enters a high tech temple to liberate the frozen soul of a legendary leader. A hopeful, fervent cult awaits his victory. Revival is a short story of the future past. This story originally appeared in Stupefying Stories 1.1
Jiggle Juice and Cleavage
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A space elevator technician finds himself caught between a world he doesn't understand and a world he doesn't want to understand when he takes on an emergency repair job as he scales the ancient, collapsing old "beanpole" that connects to a freight satellite in the Clarke Belt. Jiggle Juice and Cleavage is a short story of the future past.
The God of This World
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Gard Brodford sneaks through a siege to offer a sacrifice to a long-silent diety, the last thing he expects is a lesson in vanity. Too bad he is unlikely to survive the traps set before him, or the army at his heels. The God of This World is a Story of the Future Past.
Telepath + 2 Other Tales
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts · Retsnom monsteR. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Three short tales of monstrous magic including: Telepath - As a woman's power expands by the hour, she grows weaker by the second. Mud Muscle or Blood - A doomed man sees it all coming...and going. Material Girl - A child caged in the dark finds her place in the world.
Woulden Soldiers
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three short tales of monstrous magic explore the recesses of scientific godhood. The Devil You Don't - A hoodlum pushes the limits of reality. Verdure Inferno - Agricultural development carries the seeds of its own backlash. Deuce X - A pleasure cruise to Jupiter stretches the definition of pleasure.
Asteroid Mine
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A rover captain with job security receives an unusual message from his drone on a remote asteroid: "So good to see you." Suddenly, his job seems somewhat less secure. So does his life.
Only the Arquebus, by H. Beam Piper
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts, Book 8. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Famed science fiction and mystery writer H. Beam Piper apparently died in 1964 under mysterious circumstances. One of his manuscripts, Only the Arquebus, vanished in the aftermath. In this weird short story of the future past, or, more accurately, the alternate near-future, the secret behind Only the Arquebus is finally revealed.
Adventures in Paratime: An Anthology
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Collecting more than a half dozen short stories of alternate reality, Adventures in Paratime: an Anthology of the Soon and Secret Future, Long Past includes one of the author's most popular stories, Only the Arquebus, by H. Beam Piper and features the never before seen weird tale of science at the breaking point, The Unmethoding.