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Far From Home 1: Legend
Price: Free! Words: 19,040. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(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
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(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.
Mining Games
Price: Free! Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(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.
Memory Stick
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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
Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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...
Original Strand
Price: Free! Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(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.
The Last Man
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(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.
Infiltration
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(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.
Bouncing High Above the World
Price: Free! Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Categories: 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.
A Simple Lens
Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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.
Bad Jump
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Nothing is ever easy in the wastelands left by The Teleportation Wars.
Amnesia
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
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.
Going Somewhere Else
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(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,
The Autumn Engagement
Price: Free! Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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.
Deathforger
Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: 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...
Passing in the Night
Price: Free! Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011 by SSN Storytelling. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A year-long shift in the middle of the interstellar void can be dull. For the Fourth shift crew of the starliner Pericles, enroute to Earth from one of the colonies, the passage could best be called routine. Until sensors detect an unknown and unexpected object ahead. What they find in the endless night of space will forever change their universe. Assuming they survive to tell about it.
Humanity's Testament
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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?
Proceedings of The Sector 7 Institute of Low-Energy Physics
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Life is very different on a neutron star. Things happen at the scale of the nanometer and a second is a long, long, time. Research is going to be tricky at the best of times for the scientists at the Sector 7 Institute of Low-Energy Physics. Not least when, using their particle decelerator, they achieve energies so low that they discover an exotic new form of chemistry...
A.L.O.M.
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(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.
The Intervention
Price: Free! Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(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?