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Far From Home 1: Legend
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Price: Free! Words: 19,040. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Follow the adventures of Captain Jessica King and the crew of the Defiant as they find themselves pulled into a black hole and thrown from everything they have ever known. If you liked Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek and Star Wars then you will LOVE the Far From Home Series, a 12-book epic adventure unlike anything you've ever read!
Sarah
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Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.00 from 1 review)
Set in the near future, police technician Ethan Pollard crosses paths with a beautiful Human Analog Bio-robotic. She’s on the run and has a head full of fragmented memories of a life she’s never lived. Only H.A.Bs don’t run away and they certainly don’t have some stranger’s memories.
Memory Stick
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Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Imagine a world where IQ means nothing. Where another measure, something called PQ, Potential Quotient, has replaced it, and where a person's worth is determined by this measure instead. For Low Pots like Tricia Clark, a brilliant girl with a high IQ but low PQ, it means being stuck in a prison she can never break free of, or does it?
The Implant
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Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Have you ever wished that you could learn something in your sleep? Overnight you can do something new - instant knowledge on demand. The Implant is all that and more, but instant knowledge comes at a cost...
Mining Games
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Price: Free! Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Space mining is big business and corporations compete fiercely to exploit our solar system’s rich minerals. Spacial Alloy, a dominant firm on world markets, ruthlessly leads the pack on all fronts: exploration, exploitation, and production. Unfortunately, in space, incriminating evidence can drift around for a long, long time.
The Last Man
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Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.00 from 1 review)
The universe is dying, slowly each star is petering out until everything goes dark. The last civilisation has entrusted it's future to one ship searching for a planet that can still support life. Elim is the sole remaining pilot and is running out of resources to bring his people back to existence until a glimmer of hope appears in the distance.
Bouncing High Above the World
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Price: Free! Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
On a rainy day which had canceled out a glider training flight, the time was spent investigating an odd rectangle in the desert vegetation off the edge of an old runway. What they found there brought memories of WWII-era tale that enlivened nights around the campfire at the ranch long ago.
Original Strand
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Price: Free! Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
The human race did its best to annihilate itself and certainly went out with a bang. Hundreds of nuclear devices and biological viruses have transformed the earth into a no man’s land. For the isolated moon survivors, biodiversity takes on a whole new meaning. The story is roughly 9 700 words and was originally published in the June edition (2012) of eFiction.
Infiltration
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Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.00 from 1 review)
John is a prospector on the moon of Callisto. While on a surveying trip he finds a derelict ship at the bottom of a valley. Checking out the wreck he realises that this vessel has no business being anywhere near the moon. As he explores the interior the real reason for the crash becomes clear.
A Simple Lens
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Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A washed-out burned-out alcoholic struggles with his life and has one last stand in his long series of career dead ends. He teams with fellow technologists to produce a marvelous invention in solar technology. The question is, is the world ready for such an innovation? Near future, hard SF, 4900 words.
Amnesia
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Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A man wakes up in a strange place with no knowledge of how he got there or who he is when a mysterious woman enters the scene and his life. Armed with nothing but his own intuition and a mysterious package to guide him he must make a crucial decision that will change his world and that of his new acquaintance forever.
The Autumn Engagement
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Price: Free! Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
When Baseball is used to settle political disputes, one bad pitch cost Janus Franko his wife, career, and reputation. Eight months later, he is presented an opportunity to prove that he didn't throw the game. However, he will have to attend a party that caters to the ultra-wealthy where the dress code includes a robot date on his arm.
Bad Jump
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Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Nothing is ever easy in the wastelands left by The Teleportation Wars.
Deathforger
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Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
An assassin whose every fibre has been augmented for the sole purpose of murder may finally have found something he cannot kill...
Going Somewhere Else
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Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A space explorer readies for a voyage that will never return. Part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break from your everyday activities. About the Author: Amber D. Sistla was born in Oklahoma and now lives in the Pacific Northwest. She has a degree in computer science and has six U.S. and E.U. patents. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Nature,
Daddy's World
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
(4.14 from 7 reviews)
A classic work from Walter Jon Williams, “Daddy’s World” earned the Nebula Award for Novelette in 2001. Little Jamie lives with his family in an eerily perfect environment. But cracks begin to appear in Jamie’s world that reveal rifts within his family, and he begins to see the terrifying reality behind the walls of his life, and know that perfection has its price . . .
The Intervention
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Price: Free! Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short story, military software had optimized a classic ground campaign, except for a twist in the assumptions that was completely useless. Or was it?
Humanity's Testament
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Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In the future, humanity's fate lies with the Narcalins, a monstrous genetic creation of mankind. But the Narcalins are rebelling, stopping production of a metal only they can obtain, and doing it in a particularly unusual way. The only man that can fix the problem is Dr. John Lambert. The question is, will he succeed, and if so, at what cost?
A Temporal Mistake
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Series: Short Story Hodgepodge, Sci-Fi Time Travel. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(5.00 from 1 review)
Harshly yanked through time and space from an experiment gone wrong, a lonely man named Alexander does his best to fit into utopia as the long list of mysterious facts come together to reveal the shocking truth of where he truly landed.
Catatone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Jideon de Rosa is a combat cyber-medic with the Spanish Legion. After his ex-wife takes their daughter, he tracks them to North America. He finds his wife missing and his daughter suffering from a drug. Jideon has less than a day to find the cure.