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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.
Fiction Vortex - September 2014
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
We gladly welcome you back to the caring embrace of our publication, where you can read about things that are gloriously untrue in peace.
Slipping Sideways: Three Stories
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Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by Immersion Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three of Carmelo Rafala's acclaimed stories, includes: Repeat Performance, Slipping Sideways and The Madness of Pursuit, the Desire of Lonely Hearts. Introduction by Mercurio D Rivera.
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.
The Nesting Place
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,910. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Art Gibson's collie, Ginger, goes out of control, barking and digging at Dead Man's Hill, Art makes a chilling discovery: someone is trapped inside. Alive. Once rescued, the man himself is even stranger. Naked and unable to speak, he is taken to the hospital. As he recovers from an unknown shock, the fate of an entire universe is at stake.
Oil of the Convent
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Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Plays » Women Authors
(4.00 from 1 review)
A monologue about 9 minutes long for one female performer about a robot who until just recently thought she was human. In order to maintain the secret she had to murder a friend who found out, and is now wondering about her place in what's left of humanity after the robopocalypse.
Chien. (A Shift Space Short)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Chien just got off the bus at the end of a long week and is looking to reward himself with one of his favorite Taiwanese night market treats. Unfortunately, he discovers that there are things lurking in the dark alleys just outside the street market thoroughfare, just outside the edge of perception.
Maikro - haiku & microfiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry
Maikro collects 99 haiku and 34 works of microfiction, most falling in the speculative fiction realm (science fiction, fantasy, horror) with a few literary pieces tossed into the mix wise elder wordsmyth telling tales of earth that was blue skies in our minds
Monson’s Time Machine
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,030. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by KTF Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Monson’s Time Machine explores the paradox of time travel from a unique perspective, creating a modern parable of greed and betrayal…..has Monson really discovered the ability to travel in time? Or is there something more sinister in his claims…
Close Enough
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Could a Messier object be any messier? A government server glitch leaves Max Keppler no time to react to the comet barreling toward his and Rebecca's asteroid claim. See Max deal with an uppity A.I., an unhelpful helpdesk, and a comet named Napoleon as he works to minimize the impact of this sudden impact on their already shaky relationship. “Close Enough" is a speculative fiction short story.
Prelude to the Mill: Sensenmann's Song
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Series: The Mill Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
This will introduce the reader to the series Antagonist, Sensenmann, as well as the anonymous Scallywag, The Traveler. The trilogy takes a hard look at the mistakes we are allowing to take place all around us today by looking at them from the future. A future that has no President of the United States and where the freedoms that we take for granted today are no longer available to the people.
Last Days - Orbit the Sun – Part 10
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Series: Orbit the Sun, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Andrew relinquishes command, Peter sees his power under threat; now everything is to play for, between him and Mathew.
Oversee of One
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Price: Free! Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jameston Harlan, Sphere Jockey. Sounds glamorous, interesting, fun. But working miles below the surface all alone in a sphere can get to a person over time. When the unknown intrudes upon this miniature world, Jameston has to decide, what and who he can trust. Is Perception reality?
The Eyes Have It: A Science Fiction Story
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Series: A Molly Nomad Caper. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Only a crazy person would go up against the security of the Chak’hala to steal the Eye of the Moon. Or only the cursed sister-in-law of a crazy person, which is how Molly feels after hearing the hair-brained scheme from her brother-in-law, Mickey. But the promise of a nice payday overrides Molly’s usual caution. Until the caper goes awry & the Eye turns out to be more than she bargained for.
群星陨落-中文版
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
这是个好莱坞风格的故事。巨大的小行星,一颗接着一颗冲向地球。人类意识到这不是当初灭绝恐龙的天灾,而是外星文明发起的毁灭性攻击。科技的巨大差距、残酷的现实,一次次将人类打入绝望。为了生存,政府拼尽一切和外星文明周旋。人类,真的能战胜"弱肉强食"的命运吗?
Legend of the Salad Traveler
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Price: Free! Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Legend of the Salad Traveler is a lighthearted story of a salad that weighs 5.5 ounces, and it decides to go on vacation; a man unexpectedly ends up in the shower and tells you he knows how to find it. Just make sure you keep enough rocks in your pocket. Written in homage to “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, this is a story of epic proportions - well not epic, but whimsical proportions.
Cindy's Power
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In a normal world with normal people get acquainted with the main character Cindy. After an accident she discovers a power that will radically change your life. Discover the adventures that goes. Romance. Drift in her life and discovers a wonderful world.
September at Wall and Broad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
September 1920, New York City: Phillipa D’Arco makes a living investigating the past for the United States Government. Bloodless, they call her, making her one of the best operatives. So, when Phillipa fails to return back to 2057 to report her findings, Assistant Attorney General Preston Lane needs to make a decision: send in yet another investigator or lose a valuable asset.
Death in the Time of Paradise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Hermut—a prisoner—serves his time in a facility. He participates in any tests the scientists wish to run on him. But when he fails the latest test, Hermut worries for his life. That Termination might lurk right around the corner. A story of trial, failure and the indifference of success. Death in the Time of Paradise: A Short Story.
The Oyster Coast
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The high technology of the late 21st Century has given us 300-story hyper-buildings for working, sentient robots for laboring and immaculate white sand beaches for relaxing. The closer people get a goal, any goal, the more flaws they seem to find. The flaws may be real or only imagined. That is the dark side of perfection.