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Supertech
By Greta van der Rol
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
She’s a Supertech, bioengineered from birth, fresh out of the Academy and tasked with designing a control system for an experimental fighter. Morgan’s up for the challenge but there’s more to the job than meets the eye. The Fleet invested in her education but did they train her for … this?
Life Choice
By Harry Heyoka
You set the price! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Truly revolutionary technology changes everything, including culture and language. Early in the 23rd century, an expectant couple move from Ceres to a new asteroid belt habitat, hoping to make a better life for themselves and their unborn child. This is a short story for general audiences, set early in the Solar Era of Heyoka's all-too-plausible Spiral's Realms future history.
Earthborn - Leilon
By Dominik P. Offermann
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Within an undisclosed location, at an undisclosed time, a new life is born. This life is not of the kind we know but something new. Opening eyes to a world of which it knows nothing, it seeks answers to the many questions that come with existence itself. Just what is Leilon? Why was she created? What does reality have in store for her?
The Hall of the Betrayed
By K H Blackmoore
Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short SciFi story about a battle in outer space. Lestari is a fighter pilot trying frantically to protect the people he loves. But not everything is as it seems and soon forces beyond his control will force him to make a choice.
A.L.O.M.
By Y Correa
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
0.75 star(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The year is 2130. Long gone are the days of high definition television and rock and roll. Mankind has entered the greatest age of technology. Vlad Kappel is a man of few words and even fewer desires, one of them being a dream to pilot the world's first time machine which he has helped to invent and build.
Oracular Offspring (a story from Time, emiT, and Time Again)
By Teel McClanahan
Series: Time, emiT, and Time Again, 1.5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In a future where processing speeds allow computers to predict the future & advancements in genetic engineering allow people to design custom children, what happens when these technologies - & a couple who haven't kept pace with post-singularity technologies - are combined to try to create a family? In this single short story, Harold and Anne must decide just what future they want for their child.
Just Like You
By TC Phillips
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: Australian English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(5.00 from 1 review)
Oh-Four-Two-See was to be the prototype unit for a revolutionary new line of Syntech models and the promise of a much needed economic boost for a struggling nation. On the night of the nation's elections, a radical anti-Syntech movement assumes power and Oh-Four-Two-See discovers exactly how closely he resembles his human designers.
We Create Worlds
By J. Daniel Sawyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Rick is a scurrilous scoundrel with a heart of gold—not because he's warm and fuzzy underneath, but because his heart is totally devoted to money. His favorite goldmine is his shop, where he vends virtual reality. He keeps his customers happy, and he always knows how to find a handy college girl with more cocaine than sense. Life is good. But life has a way of doing unexpected things.
Elites
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(5.00 from 1 review)
Rowena runs the House, a place for homeless Sky veterans. The House, open only to the women who compose the Elite Squad, has only a few rules: No names, no details, no weapons. The problem? Anything can become a weapon—even a toilet bowl scrubber. Even a word. Especially a word. A word that could destroy both Rowena and her House.
The Movie Maker
By Chris Turner
Price: Free! Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A brilliant university student develops an innovation to revolutionize the holographic film industry . . . Putting the power of film-production into the hands of the creators is good for society, isn’t it? Certain people do not approve of the boon. A near-future, speculative tale with profound societal and commercial implications, hard scifi, 10,000 words.
God of Tomorrow
By Ted Stetson
Series: Science Fiction. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In the future man has left earth a wreck. But fate steps in and restarts an old robot.
The Light of the Earth As Seen From Tartarus
By Annie Bellet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011 by Doomed Muse Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ian and Jack Talley and the Prometheus Space Program set a record for the fastest manned flight to Jupiter. But the journey ended in disaster, crippling Jack and killing the rest of the crew. Ten years later, an eccentric multi-billionaire offers them all his money, and a second chance, if they'll fly him to Pluto. But they must decide whether they are making history, or repeating it.
Companion World
By John Gaukel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Julia Perenda woke up that morning to the warmth of sunshine and a cool spring breeze gently tickling her nose with the scent of the lilacs blooming outside her bedroom window. Anticipation washed over her as she struggled to full wakefulness. She knew that this was going to be the best day ever and tried to remember what would make this day better than the many good days preceeding today.
10 Minutes
By Graham Murray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Matt and Danny have created the machine of dreams that allows them to manipulate Time. But only briefly . . . What can you do in a mere 10 minutes?
Devil's Due. The Cards in the Deck #1 (An NSA Spy Thriller)
By Robert Stanek
Price: Free! Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Still a man on the outside looking in, Scott Evers is working security onboard the Sea Shepherd, an Island class vessel performing fishery protection patrols in the Mediterranean Sea. With tensions heating up in the Mediterranean Sea and with terrorists afoot, Scott's an instant away from everything going as terribly wrong as he fears. When the dust clears, his world will never be the same again.
Radiant Crossing
By G. E. Nolly
Price: Free! Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It's Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, 2013. Hamilton "Hamfist" Hancock is in command of a Boeing 777, over the middle of the Atlantic Ocean,when most of the electronic equipment on the aircraft becomes inoperative. Hamfist must decide where to take his aircraft that will best protect the safety of his 200 passengers. And he must make that decision soon. Very soon.
The Lobotomy Chip
By Norman King
Price: Free! Words: 8,440. Language: American English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Part one of a series of short storied named "American Slavery Chronicles". In 2032 development was made on a lobotomy chip to enslave the mentally ill and criminals. It was designed to replace the smartphone and tablets as well. Yet something went wrong.
Family Forward (a story from Time, emiT, and Time Again)
By Teel McClanahan
Series: Time, emiT, and Time Again, 1.7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Modern Evil Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
This single short story follows a couple who seem to have been together forever, who want to be able to create children of their own, and who will stop at nothing to do so. Involving stem cell research, cloning, mind control, human sacrifices, eventual success ...and what comes after, this story isn't afraid to touch on sensitive issues to get where it wants to go, or to take things even further.
Refracted
By Sheila Deeth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Rivers are drying and crops are dying, but children run and play in the fields, and think they might even enjoy setting monsters free. Of course, the parents won’t approve, but that’s the least of their problems, come the flood. Next time he wakes, the young man remembers running in different fields. But he still can’t catch the girl, or find how to stay in one place.
Timestealer
By Steve Stanton
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
This classic sci-fi story from the President of SF Canada has been published in a dozen countries and ten languages to widespread admiration. “Perhaps the best story is ‘Timestealer’, by Steve Stanton, about a man who records short experiences from other people, at the cost of their memory of the experience, and his search for truly novel material.” (Locus Magazine, Reviewed by Richard Horton)