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Tour Through The Warehouse
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 92. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A creative, introverted warehouse owner just wants to be left alone with his creations, but that's not enough for some people. A science fiction short story.
The Somass Affair
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Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Messrs Bodan and Voith: urban explorers, technological savants, corpse-sellers. After stumbling on a shady deal between smugglers and religious zealots, Bodan and Voith must do the unthinkable: to save the drowned city of Günn from a sinister plot involving ancient technology, a colossal automaton, and the crumbling Somass Tower. A fast-paced, gritty Steampunk adventure.
Contained--Day 2 (Earthquake)
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Series: Contained, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sid Chamber's virus has just costed the lives of numerous people, with Noah Arkchrist witnessing it all. In this next thrilling piece of the Contained series, now that McKenzi and Noah know that something terrible is going on along with this quarantine of the campus, both must enlist the help of an outside source to survive. However, with Sid's appeal coming up for his release as well.
Watching the Watcher
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Series: Posthuman Cycle. Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A frantic call from a space lane traffic controller is fielded by a helpline representative. Out in the main asteroid belt, stationed on a sophisticated three-kilometer long space habitat, why does the caller find himself utterly alone? Why can't he remember his time away from work? Why does he never leave his cubestation? And why does the helpline rep keep fielding exactly this type of call?
Auxiliary Hero Corps 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Everything is not well in the city. Old foes have returned and are seeking revenge on the oldest members of the Auxiliary Hero Corps. When its newest member, Val Vega, finds himself in real danger will he continue following the restrictive rules of the Corps or will he become a rogue hero to fight the old adversaries he knows are out there stalking him.
上帝的钥匙
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
由于亚当和夏娃偷吃了智慧果,上帝把他们赶出伊甸园,让他们的子孙世代受苦。但上帝藏了一把可以打开宇宙所有秘密的钥匙,他许诺如果亚当和夏娃及他们的子孙找到这把钥匙,就赦免人类的罪行,否则就会在世界末日毁灭人类。毕达哥拉斯从万物皆数的哲学观点出发,推定上帝的钥匙藏在数里。于是全世界的圣贤都开始研究数,希望从数的规律和演算中找到上帝的钥匙。为此,圣贤们研究了自然数、分数和小数、正负数、有理数、无理数、实数和虚数以及平面几何、空间几何、解析几何、方程、极限、逻辑推理等等。经过圣贤们的艰辛努力,上帝的钥匙依然毫无踪影,但他们在寻找上帝钥匙过程中所取得的伟大成就却让人类离上帝的钥匙越来越近,人类的未来也充满了希望......
Nonlocal Detectives
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Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
On the distant planet of Reclite, two men have been hired to deliver a message and a transport ticket to an unsuspecting woman. What they reveal will change her life forever.
Iceberg Selves
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 15,960. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
We live larger lives within. Under the surface which we show the rest of the world, we brew. This collection of 8 short stories and flash fictions explores the nether below what people see placing our underworlds in plain sight. Insomniacs, cheating spouses, daring scientists, and dreams litter an emerging landscape. Iceberg Selves inverts what's there. What's been there all along.
The Poisoned Ground
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Series: The Peers of Beinan. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tyranny and plague! When a sudden plague of mysterious cancers strikes the southwestern city of Nan-li, it falls to Lady Abbess Cara of house Ten-Ar to investigate, entangling her in a royal trap that may cost her life. A Peers of Beinan Series novella. Interactive: click on hypertext links to discover more about planet Beinan and Beinarian society.
The Strings of Itz'mucan
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
One dream, as real as it is dangerous. One theory, that may explain one of the fundamental truths about the cosmos. An experiment to prove the link between the two. Follow Toltep and his grandfather Hara'can in their attempt to prove the obscure theory of the Strings of Itz'mucan.
Endangered Species
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Dirk Beretta's girlfriend told him to get off the couch and look for a job, he found the perfect opportunity, thousands of light years from her, with free guns and beer, as security chief for the Bastadocorp mines on the Platypus Planet. But no-one told him what happened to the previous security chief, or that the Platypoids would rather die fighting than see their land defiled.
Diplomatic Solution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jill Berlac's stuck trying to avoid all out war between Ceres and everyone else-from Earth to Mars to Ganymede-over who owns the contract with the Olla. The aliens' deep space vessel is almost complete. Too bad Jill's just an aide to the ambassador, and someone's hacked her eye data. An Olla story by Sean Monaghan, author of "To Stare Again Across the Water".
Sunfall: Episode 1
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Price: Free! Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
It came without warning... One Sunday afternoon, those who stood in the sun caught fire and turned to ash. Forced indoors, humanity must learn to live in the darkness. Unless, what waits in the darkness catches them, too...
In the Service of Aliens
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Ten Thirty-one Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Norma Hollister escaped her father's controlling influence and resettled on an alien planet six years ago. Prior to an important ceremony the Leefans chose her for, her father reappears in her life, trying to control her again. She must decide if she should follow her father's demands or defy him and follow the path set out by her new friends.
The Curious Events Surrounding Thomas Pilsen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Thomas Pilsen, a man more than absorbed by his fantasies, takes a cab to the airport. Along the way he becomes a mobster, and after he arrives he remembers an alien invasion, discovers a spaceport, and finds himself on the way to a mine on an alien planet.
As Cordas de Itz'mucan
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Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Um sonho, tão real quanto perigoso. Uma teoria, que pode explicar uma das verdades fundamentais do cosmos. Uma experiência para comprovar a ligação entre ambos. Acompanhe Toltep e o seu avô Hara'can enquanto ambos tentam comprovar a obscura teoria das Cordas de Itz'mucan.
Bot Burgers
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 91. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: American English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Two workers experience the brave new world of automated business. A science fiction short story.
Farewell to my Grandfather; Our Forgotten Hero
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Out in the emptiness of space, on the World One—the last known refuge of humanity—a captain’s daughter sees to her grandfather. The one who saved them. And the one who will leave them behind. Because, old or young, all heroes must perish. A heart-wrenching story of loss, and destiny. Farewell to my Grandfather; Our Forgotten Hero: A Short Story.
Robin H00d 2.0
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Jen Greyson. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A SHORT STORY With a curmudgeonly attitude, Mavis upgrades her fax machine to a fandangled thingamajigger with more buttons than she needs and an attitude she didn't expect. After a botched installation, strange things start happening to her devices and Mavis becomes a n00b hacker with a dark secret.
Wiped
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Jen Greyson. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A SHORT STORY Memories can be exchanged with a touch, discarded with a swipe. Trust no one.