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Why We're Here
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Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Four intrepid explorers have been sent to the Edge of the Universe, tasked with a critical mission. Hopefully, they will remember what it is.
James and the Time Patrol Agency
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Price: Free! Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
James is a cop that finds himself flung into the future. Recruited into the Time Patrol Agency, James will not only have to get used to the future, but also learn how to deal with illegal time travelling and prevent time paradoxes from messing up the timeline.
The Sacrificial One (Teaser #7)
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Price: $0.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW25 for 100 % off!) Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Must I stand at the edge of doom? The remorse dripped heavily off his words. His pain eminent, clearly distinguishable in each brutal syllable he uttered. Fragmented crystalline structures embedded deep into viscous tissue and bone. His hand already unrecognizable.
Malmorthael (Teaser #5)
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Price: $0.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW25 for 100 % off!) Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
His imprisonment shattered Malmorthael searches for escape. The roar reverberating off of the cold chamber walls echos...Imprisoned for ages. A prophecy from unknown origins. Darkness consumed him. Time had lost all relevance. Waiting. Silence. Shrouded in mystery he cannot be stopped. Imbued with an ancient power. In darkness he awoke. He is not alone.
All is Lost (Teaser #4)
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Price: $0.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW25 for 100 % off!) Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Impenetrable adamantine armor receded into his flesh rescinding with his form as his structure lessened. The tall noble figure walked down the echoing corridor, hewn stone walls exquisite in their design, his astonishing frame radiant.The blessing of his race upon his left shoulder disappeared as he willed it to subside. All is lost.
Imprisoned (Teaser #2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW25 for 100 % off!) Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A prophecy from unknown origins. Imprisonment. Time had lost all relevance. In darkness he awoke. He was not alone.
Born of Corruption (Teaser #1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SSW25 for 100 % off!) Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
At the edge of fatigue on the last vestiges of sight he sees it. Carrying the purest blade ever forged he pursues it. Filth. Vile and wretched creature. He spits. Born out of corruption and slavery. Grass blackening. Uncertainty. Who is he? Does he have what it takes?
Message from Gondwana
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Price: Free! Words: 27,800. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A corporation sends a team to Gondwana, a jungle planet. It is perfect for pharmaceutical prospecting, exotic vegetation loaded with strange chemical compounds that could make the company rich. The newest member of the team, Lani Callis, wants to impress the team's veterans, but first must overcome her own limitations and a planet that is either trying to kill them or may be just curious.
Nano Contestant - Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
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Price: Free! Words: 22,230. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will love the new Nano Contestant Series! In 2114, Pinnacle Corporation, hosts the Tech Games to showcase the world’s latest tech. Roland has vowed to save his father’s life and get him set free. Entering the brutal Tech Games gives Roland the perfect cover to get close to the Pinnacle Corporation & try to uncover evidence that would free his dad.
Jazz, Monster Collector in: Down with the Clowns (Season 1, Episode 15)
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Series: Jazz, MC: Earth's Lament, 15. Price: Free! Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014 by Tricorner Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jazz has just one hour left to live and she’s going to spend it doing what she knows, killing monsters. So she and DJ head into the monster ghetto to settle a score with the goblin gang called, the Clowns. But aside from being vastly outnumbered, the Clowns have home field advantage. Jazz finds herself out of second chances and only seconds left to live. May the one who LOL last, LOL best
Maddie
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Price: Free! Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A war of attrition between man and machine with a twist (a Short Story worth a read).
Timekeeper
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Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Tick-tock. The Timekeeper scavenges, in search of remembrance.There was a time when he was no Timekeeper. There was a time when he was a man called Derkan, with a wife and a son. That man died, and the city of Günn along with him. Tick-tock. The Timekeeper scavenges, and remembers. This is a tale about time, about memory, about the end of things. Tick-tock.
Born Into Shadows
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Price: Free! Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Five posthumans working as a crew together for the first time are sent on a fact finding mission to a remote and seemingly uninteresting nebula. Their mission: investigate rumors of a large object hidden in the nebula, an object said not to be of modern posthuman design. Only one of the crew knows the identity of the expedition's mysterious backers and...what it is they fear.
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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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?
Avoidables Complete Serial 1
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Price: Free! Words: 25,850. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Hi, my name is Hope and I'd like to introduce you to our world. Earth is full of two races, the Avoidables and Perfects. I'm an Avoidable because I only have one arm. I was born that way apparently. Because of my defect, my mother had to move to the Lower Side. The Perfects are humans that have no physical flaws. They live in luxury, while we live in filth.
Sondranos: The Narrative of Leon Bishop
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Price: Free! Words: 86,520. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Sondranos: The Narrative of Leon Bishop tells the story of a man escaping a crumbling life. In his course to avoid failure, he arrived on Sondranos, and soon discovered a scenario in which escape is no longer an option.
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.
The Poisoned Ground
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Price: $0.99 USD. (At checkout, enter SW100 for 100 % off!) 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.