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The Floating Orphan of Rainbow Ridge / For the Future
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Series: 2nd Civil War. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two Short Stories- The Floating Orphan of Rainbow Ridge: A new bio-weapon has the town of Rainbow Ridge under military quarantine, but some members of the community have no intention of waiting around to die. For the Future: A wounded veteran finds a group of likeminded people with plans to change the world.
Two Timing
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Series: Short short stories, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2070 words) A time travel story. A short science fiction story about what happens to a scientist when his prototype teleporter receiver receives something, even though the only transmitter is shut off. A slightly different version of this story appeared in Perihelion Science Fiction, Feb. 12, 2013.
Global Warming Fun 1: Saved by Right-Handed Grass
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Series: Global Warming Fun, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fun? Maybe not so much! In this sci-fi/fantasy short story, hapless home-owner Ed Rumsfeld is attacked by mutant man-eating insects. Thus begins a FREE series that will chronicle an increasingly unstable world in which nasty natural, technological and mythical forces are unleashed in response to climate change and other human induced problems.
Me and Susannah
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Elly's girlfriend lives inside her head. That doesn't mean she isn't real. This 2400+ short story was first published by Crossed Genres in their #12 issue of 2009.
Quadrant 1: Attack of the Demon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
They are four heroes that live in the shadows. But Jigsaw, Cinder, Enigma and Kodiak soon will learn that the shadows cannot contain them. Now in the world for the first time, the four young heroes have found themselves at odds with the organization that created them. But even with their great super powers can Quadrant hope to survive to see a Book Two?
Fore Shadows: Escape 2169 (A Society in the Shadow of Civilization Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Once he saved the Colony's population from a deadly virus, Dr. Samuel Marks knew the U.C.E. - United Continents of Earth - would find out he helped his friends accomplish their mission. But his tree was their only hope for survival; he had no other choice. Samuel did what had to be done, and now the only option he has left is to Escape 2169.
Whatever It Takes
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Price: Free! Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Glynn River Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
As president of Regency Executions, Edgers chafes under the general disdain for his line of work and plots to break into the socially elite with his new venture in prison manufacturing. Brendan Roth, a Regency employee with a sense of entitlement and a flair for blackmail, threatens that upend that vision, but Edgers isn't about to let some Dartmouth punk run roughshod over his ambitions.
Making Sense of Jacob Klaus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In possession of hope, a young man sets out across the ice of the Arctic to search for an alternate existence, one different than the cold, underground darkness of his home.
In Tartarus
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Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The galaxy's sixth greatest thief is sent to Tartarus, a prison orbiting a black hole. What could possibly go wrong? A 3,000 word science fiction short story.
Grey Days
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
One day, the Earth decided to stop. No peace, no sun, no hope on the surface. But resistance and help lie underneath. This is where Anna lives, counting the Grey Days and carrying on. Because that's what humans do.
The Salvage Job
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Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A veteran salvage diver finds something suspicious on one of his salvage dives.
Music Soaked
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Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
8 short stories influenced by 8 albums.
Serendipity
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Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Ancient Secrets Klub gathers at a plain dinner table, yet their efforts often reach across the globe, and sometimes beyond. A lot can happen over a tasty Italian meal.
Conspiracy Theory
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Ancient Secrets Klub meets at a popular Italian restaurant, yet their meetings are rarely ordinary. How much can possibly happen at a dinner table?
Εφτά στιγμές στο χωροχρόνο
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: Greek. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Εφτά διηγήματα επιστημονικής φαντασίας αλληλένδετα μεταξύ τους.
First Kill: An Executables Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Glynn River Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
How hard can hunting a human be? Tommy Edgers' uncle runs a legalized hit squad and all Tommy wants is a chance to prove he's not the loser so many people seem to think he is. When Uncle Merle finally gives him an easy hit--a straight shot in barren desert--Tommy intends to prove he deserves to hang with the pros he idolizes. But the Russian sadist assigned as his partner has other ideas.
The Robot and the Weight of the Bed by Naoki Sanjugo
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Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The famous Japanese novelist, Naoki Sanjugo, wrote this story when the 1960s was the future. A gravely ill, but considerate husband builds a robot replacement in the event he dies. Includes bonus translation of autobiographical sketch.
Omega and Alpha & Rest My Brothers
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Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
OMEGA AND ALPHA: damaged by a too-close encounter, the ship is limping home to Earth…but will there be time? REST, MY BROTHERS: the last expedition to Mars is ready to come home…but where is home?
The Guardians - Episode One
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Price: Free! Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Wolfpack Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
THE GUARDIANS BEGINS... An alien race flee their dying world... Welcomed by the hails and emissaries of the League of Eight, The Crulla instead make their way through the systems they come across, seeking worlds not to live on, but where they can harvest the blood of the inhabitants.
Afterwrath: Part Two - Caw of Ravens
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Series: Afterwrath. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Burk survived the sadistic inhabitants of the gas station and the encounter with the biker on the highway. Along the way he picked up Snake, a young wolf pup, and stumbled across the hidden desert town of Ravendale. What awaits him in Ravendale? And what does it have to do with that strange dream? Find out here in part two of the Afterwrath series.