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Worlds Fantastic: A Collection of Two Fantasy & Sci-fi Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A collection of two fantasy & sci-fi short stories, ‘The Story-Catcher’ and ‘Amnipur’. In ‘The Story-Catcher’, a girl accidentally enters the magical world of a mysterious wizard who might want her in his realm for his own reasons. In ‘Amnipur’, an imaginative Amnipurian is at a loss as to what he can contribute to a copycat world built on the theft of other species’ evolution.
The Ascension Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Four stories. Four people. One world. This collection of short stories focuses on the lives of those people caught within a conflict that spans a universe. With safety and refuge rapidly disappearing they will find that there is one place left where civilisation remains: Ascension. At the end of the world how far would you go to achieve perfection?
Amnipur: A Science Fiction Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In Amnipur, cities and science and libraries are built on the theft of other species’ evolution. But when everything you do is a mere echo of someone else’s hard-won culture, what can an imaginative Amnipurian contribute to his quiet and efficient copycat world?
Space Trip
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Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The ship wakes Charlie up after only ten years of a hundred year trip
PeeDee3, Intergalactic, Insectoid Assassin in: Fafafalala and Dosido my Eggplant (Season 1, Episode 4)
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Series: PeeDee3 is Dead, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Tricorner Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
PeeDee3’s latest mark fled to the one place the galaxy’s most feared and least liked insectiod assassin might not be able to find him, the chronologically unstable planet, Fafafalala. Peddling a misappropriated unicyclone halfway across the galaxy with the Galactic Space Patrol hot on his tail and their photosynthetic torpedo tubes fully charged, the bug’s in deep frass this time.
the Runner
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Price: Free! Words: 129,240. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
About a future world threatened by a time-space anomaly that eats galaxies. The hero is a black youth, Runr, found living alone on a strange planet. He grows to become the keeper of the Afrian people and, together with his unruly daughter, possesses the power to divert the star-eater.
Lunara: Seth and Chloe
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Series: The Lunara Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 117,280. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Unique and distinct in setting and style, Lunara: Seth and Chloe takes the reader on a space adventure set in our solar system. This full length novel is a mix of action adventure and space opera. Parker McCloud and his friends, Seth and Chloe, are caught up in a violent series of events when Lunara is invaded. They are taken to Mars where they try to uncover deep Martian deceit.
The Minds' Game
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Price: Free! Words: 144,850. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Resting alone on his bed attached to the ceiling of a small house on the outside of the hollow planet Genra, dark and disturbed anti-hero Jethro contemplates what to do with his hostage. Something keeps him away. Prepare to embark on a psychological journey into the heart of an inverted world in Daniel Mehltretter's first sci-fi novel: The Minds' Game. Prepare to Invert your mind.
Science Fiction Adventure Magazine - May 2010
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Price: Free! Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A small (37 pages)casual 'zine' that combines a small magazine and one person's contribution to a sort of slow-motion idea-filled science fiction forum.
Residual Belligerence (Thieves' Guild: Book One)
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Series: Thieves' Guild. Price: Free! Words: 85,340. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by Sixth Element Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Zach Hilyer is in trouble. Hil is good, one of the best field operatives in the Thieves' Guild. The problem is, he can’t remember when it all went wrong. Blackmail, murder, betrayal and the highest bounty in history set the Thieves’ Guild at the centre of a conflict that threatens to spark a galaxy-wide war.
Mars is a Bummer, Man
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Price: Free! Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
You can take people off earth, but can you take the earth out of people? Humanity's first mission to Mars hits a nasty speed bump. Personality, passion and persuasion form a deadly triangle on the first Martian colony. This novelette by Frank Severino cynically explores notions of character, class, human expansion, legacies and what the future might regrettably consider historically valuable.
Instability Over La Cocina de Casillas
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Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
An ambulance-chasing lawyer and newspaper columnist pursuing double entendre headlines are first to meet alien visitors in a sleepy Arizona town. Humorous negotiations ensue as these aliens are "not quite" as couth as one might expect a star-faring species to be.
Mud and Salt
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Series: The Wannoshay Cycle. Price: Free! Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the near future, three armed men enter a snowy woods in search of a runaway alien. Only two men will walk away from the trees in this story of violence and first contact. "Mud and Salt" was first published in Writers of the Future 16 in September 2000, and it was reprinted in The Wannoshay Cycle (also an ebook).
21 December 2012 - The Calendar Beckons
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Price: Free! Words: 45,820. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Scarburg family continues their adventures that began in the original exploits of The P.H.O.T.O - The Search and the follow-on The P.H.O.T.O. - The Saga Continues. Now they must use information gleaned to unravel the mystery of the date - 21 December 2012 and its effect on mankind.
Chemicaust (Mad Element Saga)
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Price: Free! Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
What might men do with unlimited power? And what might they allow to be done? Chem is the Mad Element. It is a blessing and a curse with as many names as shades and hues. Some call it liquor of the Gods or Blessing of the Benefactor. Those of the Red Guard call it Michael's Blood, but all names refer to the same element, a chemical compound with many pieces, or no trace on the periodic table.
Dementia
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Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The Taylorville Writer is having problems with his memory. He thinks he is fine. His wife thinks otherwise. She gives him three words to remember and goes to the drug store. He is primed and ready for the question. When she returns, walks around eating a candy bar and talking about other things. Then she finally asks what are the three little words?
Tales from the Balkans: Family business
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Just go into the parking lot, take the car, drive to a desetred area, for example to an old facility, and then get rid of the vehicle. Easy job, easy money. But what's happening if...
80AD - The Jewel of Asgard (Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 63,290. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.71 from 17 reviews)
What happens when you take a pair of ordinary, miserable 14 year olds out of their ordinary, miserable lives and throw them into another world and another time? Chaos, fear, magic and excitement - that's what. When Phoenix and Jade somehow end up in the bodies of their own warrior Avatars in the online fantasy game, 80AD, they have to play the game through to get home. Do they have what it takes?
Line 43 (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It's flu season in the city, and Jersey has his own crazy ideas about how the bugs get around. But little does he know that on this particular morning, and during this particular bus ride, his conspiracy theories are about to become prophecy.
Crossing the Camp
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Series: The Wannoshay Cycle. Price: Free! Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two priests, one young and one old, stand at the gates to the detainment camp where the alien Wannoshay have been rounded up and contained. On this day, they will learn valuable lessons not only from each other, but from the aliens themselves. "Crossing the Camp" was first published at Strange Horizons and was reprinted in the SF novel "The Wannoshay Cycle" (also an ebook).