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Return to Gray's World
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Series: Space and Speculation, 3. Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The exploration of the strange alien world QJZ is complete but what has been learned makes no sense. The Empire dismisses this intelligence and moves against it. Will they succeed this time to conquer the world or regret it?
The Long Way Around - Orbit the Sun – Part 8
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Series: Orbit the Sun, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Getting back to Earth is a roller coaster ride as disappointment follows exhilaration over and over; yet when everyone has given up there is a sliver of hope from the last place anyone thought of, but Earthrise isn’t the same place that was flung into space, and while some just want to get home others see the potential to exploit.
Sad Grey Eyes on Tharsis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Martian marine is captured by rebels, but what will happen to him as they try to make him see their side of things...will he turn against his training, or will he turn against the rebels?
Twist of Fate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Edward Janick couldn't get into the space academy, so he decides to stowaway on a ship headed off Earth, but he has no idea of just what kind of adventure he's about to undertake, and who will be determined to see him fail...or die...
Sabots: A Flash Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aging mechanic Mason is worried about his job as the factory he works in becomes increasingly automated and self-sufficient, and his survival may depend on finding ways to fix machines that aren’t broken. Length is approximately 900 words. This story is also available in the bundled collection, “Payday: 5 Flash Stories.”
Alarm Yourself: The Next Time a Salesman Knocks...
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Have You Ever Had a Strange Summer Job? How About A Job That Could Determine The Survival Of The World? Tim's summer was uneventful. There were worse jobs than assisting a strange old man selling sun alarms. That's right, alarms for the sun. Even if the old man thought he was from the moon and the sun was about to explode, there were worse jobs... What happens next even Tim could't imagine!
The Progenitors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
While mining a Jovian satellite, Patrick Clegg discovers evidence of ancient life, but how far will the corp he works for go to keep anyone from learning about his discovery?
The Galton Principle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Lewis Goddard has long supported the eugenics based government that rules the United States, so much so that he's a proud member of the Galton Youth, but when he suddenly finds himself classified as one of the "genetically inferior," Lewis suddenly finds himself questioning his beliefs...and on the run.
The Indoctrination of the Tolari
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Religion is something that is very personal to most, but what happens when one zealot decides it's his personal mission to bring his religion to a group of aliens?
A Union in Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
As the end of the world approaches, a young couple is faced with some difficult choices, because not everyone will be allowed to leave the Earth.
The Opium of the People
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Albert Jacobson is a man trapped in a nightmare society. The radical Christian Right has seized control of the American government, and Albert (a Jewish professor) now finds himself an outcast in his own nation...but he has no idea of the direction his life is about to take. This is the story that inspired the novel of the same name.
The Coldness of Love and Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Edward died and had himself frozen so he could see the future, but how could he survive that future without the love of his life...
Buddy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A unique man struggles with how to handle his new--and improved?--self.
The Abducted
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Series: The Adventures of Gabriel Celtic. Price: Free! Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Based on actual events...maybe... It was just a party. There were six of them, three guys and three girls enjoying the cool fall evening. Good friends, they had been drawn together in high school like pieces of steel to a magnet. Considered nerds by many in their school, something in the sky that night changed their lives forever
Jenny Everywhere: Troll-Hunted
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You set the price! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A party becomes anything but when Jenny Everywhere finds herself chased by a vicious troll in this first in a series of ongoing adventures of the open source character by Nicholas Ahlhelm.
Harvest of Debts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Debt is a huge problem in the world, and as the gap between the "haves" and the "have nots" continues to grow, just how far will corporations and the rich go to make the poor pay off their debts...organ harvesting?
A Tortuous Wrong Turn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Hentor made a business of smuggling cargo for one of the most powerful criminal syndicates, but when he's forced to dump his cargo to try to avoid capture, he has no idea of just how much trouble he's about to find himself in.
Wish Comes True
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Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is about a city worker who lives far and commutes to work by bus. At the end of the day when she finishes work, she finds it very frustrating to push through crowds to get to her bus stop. To amuse herself she wishes and imagines magic. Read about her sensational experience.
Devolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Debbie Chase is out to prove she's strong enough to run her father's security firm that caters to the super-rich. But trouble ensues when her most elite clients start turning up dead. More troubling is the bizarre method of their deaths and the complete mystery as to how they could have become so . . . transformed. She is determined to find the killer, but is she as strong as she thinks she is?
A Problem in Translation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Humanity's first encounter with an alien species doesn't go as expected, when it turns out that the aliens are virtually impossible to understand. Forced to make decisions that no Human captain has ever been faced with, Captain Shiro Takahashi must try to negotiate with incomprehensible aliens, and keep his crew alive. This is the story that inspired the novel of the same name.