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Space Rats and Rebels: Last Chance (Episode 3 of a 3 Part Serial)
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Series: Space Rats & Rebels. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
“Star Wars” meets “The Princess Bride”… In a conquered galaxy of the far future, only two rebel groups still dare to resist the plague of tyranny—the solar system Gaeas-7 at one end, and the RAT fleet at the other. But neither knows of the other’s fight, and both are facing imminent destruction. Will they be able to join forces in time for one last desperate stand against an overwhelming evil?
Space Rats and Rebels: Princess Problems (Episode 2 of a 3 Part Serial)
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Series: Space Rats & Rebels. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
“Star Wars” meets “The Princess Bride”… In a conquered galaxy of the far future, only two rebel groups still dare to resist the plague of tyranny—the solar system Gaeas-7 at one end, and the RAT fleet at the other. But neither knows of the other’s fight, and both are facing imminent destruction. Will they be able to join forces in time for one last desperate stand against an overwhelming evil?
Fembot Wars - Fembot One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fembot's popularity has seen them alienate human women. Retaliation is planned but who is really in control as war erupts? The second instalment in the Fembot Wars series.
Hacker (Projet Bradbury, #28)
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Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 28. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: French. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jodie est aux anges : son vieux rabat-joie de père a enfin accepté qu'elle bénéficie de la greffe d'implant dont elle meure d'envie depuis si longtemps, et dont toutes ses camarades de lycée sont déjà équipées. Une fois connectée au réseau, elle pourra à loisir visionner des films, écouter de la musique, jouer aux jeux vidéo, communiquer avec ses contacts sans l'entremise d'un appareil tiers.
Là-bas - Projet Bradbury #45
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Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: French. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Annie rentre à la maison. Le week-end sera court, mais son travail lui laisse si peu de temps que chaque réunion de famille est une fête : ses parents, son frère, les enfants, tout le monde sera là. Mais sitôt arrivée à la gare, le jeune femme comprend que les deux prochains jours ne seront pas aussi joyeux qu'elle l'aurait souhaité.
Alexandria - Projet Bradbury, #16
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Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 16. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: French. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lorsque le narrateur — vous, moi, tout le monde — découvre l'existence du vieux tatoueur, sa curiosité est attisée. Il se renseigne d'abord dans un établissement où le vieillard a ses habitudes, puis décide de passer le cap en allant directement frapper à sa porte. Il ignore alors que les tatouages ont une mémoire... en douze syllabes.
Argo
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.43 from 14 reviews)
Searching for the answers to true artificial intelligence, Mira McAllister comes across a strange android named Eo who proves to hold more questions than answers.
Going Home
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In a world were blending in is valued above everything else, scars can be a dangerous thing to show. After years of drifting and hiding, Orryn returns to her homeland and must choose between baring her scars and losing her sister a second time.
Zeppelin Follies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a wacky world filled with advertising zeppelins, muffin-baking robots, and software-generated fiction, a writer finds herself pursued by heiress Mimsy and her ambitious servitor. This short story originally appeared in online magazine Crossed Genres and is reprinted in Rambo's collection, Near + Far.
Afterbirth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Seeking to save her country's space program, a young astronomer reveals a secret she discovered in the stars.
Merry Christmas, Verity Fitzroy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
It's Christmas Eve, and Verity Fitzroy finds herself distracted from her duties with the Ministry Seven. When she endangers her fellow urchins, she begins to question her role in their life. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers of thi
Slab City Blues: A Song for Madame Choi
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Series: Slab City Blues, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Welcome to the Slab. A vast orbiting slum where rats grow big and sweat falls in rain. In the sequel to Slab City Blues, an old enemy embroils recently widowed Inspector Alex McLeod in the hunt for a kidnapped girl. With no leads he finds himself reluctantly seeking help from drug dealer and fellow war veteran Madame Choi. But can he really trust her?
Video Star (Voice of the Whirlwind)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ric has survived a gang war, but now he's broke. He needs a new source of funds, and the hospital which stole his money is chock-full of a new neurohormone that’s worth a fortune. All Ric needs is to manipulate a street gang into doing the work for him. A novelette from Walter Jon Williams, the master of hard-boiled speculative fiction.
Ms. Liberty Gets a Haircut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What's a female superhero to do in the face of the everpresent patriarchy? In this short story, which originally appeared in online magazine Strange Horizons, Ms. Liberty, the mysterious X, Dr. Zenith Arcane, Zanycat, Rocketwoman, the Sphinx, and Kilroy team up to fight not just villains, but the forces of popular culture itself.
Someday Will Be Too Late
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The new laws allowing indentured service may be salvation for some or a return to slavery. It all depends. Times are hard, your husband has died, your children are still young, and you’re buried in debt. You’ll sacrifice anything for your family, even your freedom. Because that’s all you have left.
Merchantman (The Girls from Alcyone)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
MERCHANTMAN (a short story) Sigrid Novak embarks on an all or nothing mission to secure vital supplies for the girls' homeworld of New Alcyone. But with a price on her head the size of a planet, and pursued across the galaxy by the Council for Trade and Finance, finding a willing trading partner proves a more complicated problem than Sigrid thought. Fortunately, there are always the Merchantmen.
Fembot Wars - Susan's Diary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This is the third title in the series, Fembot Wars, it is written as a play for dramatic effect. Susan, the Fembot God, is reflecting on progress after the war against the humans. The humans are now gone, the planet Earth in ruins. Susan is confused, troubled by the idea that she may be judged poorly by the future.She drifts in and out of conversations with herself, the fembots and unknown others.
Children of the Artificial Womb: A Cyberpunk Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Hector, a member of the Plasmid street gang and product of the artificial womb, is not doing well. His girlfriend is pregnant, his best friend is a murderous, technological genius and his gang boss is a violent bully. But when a once in a lifetime opportunity comes his way, Hector will have to choose between safety and freedom, in the dangerous world of gang warfare.
Saving the Grenlow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In this SF short story, Jim Cable, a professional recovery expert for System Retrieval Inc., has been sent onto the Grenlow, a Morgan-class interplanetary transport, to stabilize it and bring it home. He scans and checks every space on the ship, but the engine room holds a mystery he and System Retrieval Inc. didn't bargain for.
His Best Weapon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Morale Officer Lt. Daffyd Allenby is about to be thrown out an airlock by the terrorists who have starjacked his transport. The good news is, he has a helmet. The bad news is, he's not sure he wants it. Because it belonged to his almost-was partner, Artemis Burke, who went in the 'lock before him. How did he get himself into this mess, and how will he get out of it: alive or dead?