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The Dilemma of Unrequited Love
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Aurora’s mutant superpower allows her to know when people lie to her. That’s useful for a therapist. Not so useful when it comes to unrequited love. An ‘Aboard the Universe’ Story
The Smiths are Going to Jupiter: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a last ditch effort to save his dysfunctional family life, William Smith takes his wife and kids on a trip to the planet Jupiter, in this darkly comedic portrait of a futuristic society.
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.
Die Welt der Galaktischen Allianz
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Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: German. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Seit die Bewohner der Erde vor mehr als einhundert Jahren ihren ersten Fremdkontakt mit Vertretern außerirdischer Intelligenzen hatten, hat sich die Entwicklung rasant beschleunigt. Demgegenüber ist die Gründung der Galaktischen Allianz jedoch erst vor etwas mehr als fünfzig Jahren erfolgt - als Konsequenz einer Reihe von Bedrohungen durch außergalaktische Mächte.
Colonists Like Us
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Love is natural. So is fear. When you have a sister as special as Emmy-Lou, you'll do anything to protect her—even sign up to colonize an empty planet, far from Earth and someone to touch, to hold or to love. No-one could have predicted the consequences of that decision.
Fiction Vortex - November 2014
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The holidays are always magical, when the stress isn't killing you. This issue is pretty magical, too, though there should far less stress involved. Maybe "magical" isn't the right term. All the stories this month are better described as "supernatural" because they are more about unusual things than straight hocus pocus.
The Muver Series: Open
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Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
James Muver, to his horror, turned invisible a day after he turned 29. But now he can see the energy that surrounds everything, revealing to him feelings and motives of complete strangers. Desperate for the elusive key to visibility, Muver finds himself playing an unwilling ghost and angel. In this first of the series, Muver encounters unlikely goons and a possible doorway to a less lonely world.
Theme and Variations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Katie’s world revolved around Matthew: her love, her music, her telecollaboration inventions, all focused on him. Even gone, Matthew still dominates Katie’s world. Her memories hold the key to his masterwork, he says. But memories sometimes play tricks. And sometimes, they hold the secret to truths long buried.
99 GALAXIES AWAY (episode 3) The Return Of The Snake Princess
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In a galaxy far-far away, in the outer reaches of any galaxy known to man, the Muldarian Army has given chase to capture Myra the Snake Princess. She has fled her planet’s gold and emerald city from The Muldarian Army. The Muldarian Army has been terrorizing every galaxies they enter into depleting them of all their natural resources; murdering and enslaving inhabitants from each of the galaxies.
The Rollerboard
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Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
To what lengths would you go to survive? Put yourself in the worn-down shoes of a child, lost in a post-apocalyptic wasteland and slowly starving to death. When you stumble upon the ruins of an ancient gas station, you hope to find the food you so desperately need. You don't realize these ruins are already inhabited--by something just as hungry...
Chronicles of Steele: Raven 1 Episode 1
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Price: Free! Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by AltWit Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Every life a reaper takes must be redeemed. In this epic, steampunk inspired fantasy set in an alternate universe, Raven tries to give up her life as an assassin, only to be pulled right back in.
Becoming Eagles - A Pennsylvania Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Becoming Eagles is a Pennsylvania Short Story, the first in a series that will be the backstory of one of Pennsylvania's most popular characters... the rough and tumble wildman named Eagles (Goa Eeguls!) Becoming Eagles is continued in the Tales from Pennsylvania with another short story... WILD EAGLES. Follow the boy who would become the man... Eagles, through his unexpected backstory.
Seeded
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Five years travelling faster than light in a colony transport goes slower than you think, but the credits are worth it. Captain Ona and her crew are ready to collect a tidy sum for delivering the Flock to Paradise. On the cusp of seeding the colony they encounter a force that will forever change them. This is what happens when science collides with fantasy.
My Atomic Angel
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ricky Barnes is a young mechanic who happens to have a crush on a 300 foot teenage girl with an atomic bomb for a heart. Her name is Jenny, and she's Earth guardian angel against the giant beasts called Titans. But for Ricky, she's the girl he loves more than anything else in the world. But how could he ever get up the courage to tell her?
An Untoward Bliss of Moons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
It’s her poetic tour de force. Nobody ever wrote poetry like this. Nobody else writes it now. Ms Relf not only takes the view from beyond the left field fence, she does it from a stadium in another galaxy. From “A Poet on Board” to “Why there are no poets on board” and “And so we set sail to Alpha Centauri,” Ms Relf is at once poignant, amusing, acerbic, witty, charming, gauche, and sexy.
The Arc of the Universe: Episode Two
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: British English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Regan Quinn, the sole survivor of a fleet of colony ships, wakes up in a featureless room. His only clue to his surroundings is an ever-changing window. Following the arrival of a familiar face, the room begins to give up its secrets. But is Quinn being told the truth?
The Arc of the Universe: Episode One
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Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: British English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
The sole survivor of a fleet of colony ships wakes up in a featureless room. His only clue to his surroundings is an ever-changing window. Is he dead? Is he dreaming? Or is he the subject of some bizarre experiment?
Missionary
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A tone deaf deep space astronomer discovers a catchy tune from beyond our galaxy and destroys the world.
Creature of the Deep
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young girl finds herself face to face with a mystical sea creature that her father once assured was an old fish tale.
Static
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Death is supposed to be the final step in this world, and the first into the next. Jonathan is one poor soul that is lost between those steps, and he faces a force he cannot understand.