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The Star Creature
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Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Today this would be called Flash Fiction. In 1979 it was a "short-short" story. It was first published in the Winter, 1979, issue of Unearth Magazine (Volume 2, Number 4). This is a story of the first encounter between two intelligent species. I've tried to present an unusual viewpoint and challenge some preconceptions. Mostly, I hope you enjoy it.
Memories of Hel
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Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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After a merciless enemy boards her cargo hauler, Captain Kasha Eaves is forced to make one of the most difficult decisions of her life - she withdraws her distress call. “DCCS Memories of Hel to any vessel within range – this ship is to be considered hostile. Repeat – the Memories of Hel is hostile. Destroy on sight.” However, her crew's fight for survival and freedom has barely begun.
Where the Purple Grass Grows
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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The last thing reporter Steve Gortney expects is pirates raiding the strange space-elevator on the backworld of Vorstogen. While he's thrilled for the exclusive on a pirate raid-in-progress, he soon finds his own life in danger from a secret the pirates are willing to kill to keep hidden. Meanwhile, the space-elevator has a few secrets of its own... A science fiction novelette by J.A. Marlow.
Pretty Pink Planet
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Series: Lori and Chiing, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Lori, an agent of SOESFOL (Search Out and Establish Sentient Forms of Life) visits Prism, a popular tourist destination, to track down planet pirates and rescue aliens, if she can find and talk to them.
The Rebelliousness of Trassi Udang
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Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Short story set in the ISF-Allion universe. Published in the Belong anthology (Ticonderoga publications). Fifteen-year old Ari has plenty of run-ins with enforcers when he smuggles prohibited ingredients for his uncle and other clandestine restaurants in the B-sector of New Jakarta Station. But he stumbles on a rebellion that reaches far outside his insular little work, and is far more dangerous.
Star Sails: Dark Matter
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Series: Star Sails, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Dark Matter is #1 in the Star Sails' series: Earth's first space ship, the good ship Pax has been sent to the Virgo Cluster to make first contact. Full of humanity's best and brightest engineers, scientist and leaders it is a peaceful mission of exploration. But something has gone terribly wrong.
Tales from Omega Station: Abduction
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Price: Free! Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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What starts out as innocent adventure takes a brutal turn when corporate enemies of Kyrena's father decide to use her as collateral damage. Kyrena gets more than she bargained for, but she meets a guy who just might make the difference...and steal her heart.
Jak Phoenix: Paid in Full (A Short Story)
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Series: The Jak Phoenix Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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An all new Jak Phoenix space adventure, set before the events of the first novel! Jak and Baxter are asked to pull off a seemingly simple grab – for a big payout. Unfortunately, shady dealings frequently end in space shenanigans.
Hand and Space: A Captain Brian Saber story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Sometimes the elderly can make a real difference when given a chance. Captain Brian Saber must recruit a ninety-one-year-old discredited scientist to help save all of humanity from a deadly attack by aliens deep in space. Science fiction with a human touch.
Two Tales of Korval
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number One. Originally published in chapbook form by SRM Publisher in 1995. Includes the two classic Liaden stories, "To Cut an Edge," and "A Day at the Races."
Allies
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Adventures in the Liaden Universe No. 12 "Fighting Chance" features young Miri Robertson, and a life-changing decision. Reprinted from Women of War, DAW, 2005. "Prodigal Son" sends Val Con yos'Phelium back to Vandar in search of old friends--and old enemies. Can he prevent a hostile takeover of the planet? "Liaden Universe" is a registered trademark belonging to Sharon Lee & Steve Miller
Eidolon
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) #14 "Shadow Partner": When Ceola's bar-partner sister find interest in the business waning, even leaving for days on end without warning, the tavernista turns to her sister's ex-lover for help. "Persistence": Beba's family has a history to outlive, and she must be the point person in dealing with Conrad, a man who smells like blood to her "extra" senses.
Bi-Quinary Rescue
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Series: Software Testing, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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This is the short story that inspired the novel, "Mistress of Molecules." It shows what a little logic can do in the face of an emotional crisis. Also contains opening chapters of "Mistress of Molecules."
Castor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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A short story by Award Winning Author Sarah A. Hoyt. Alexander Triante knows that he is human and the heir to a great position. He knows that Castor the artifact made to look like him is not human, and that no one will consider him so. It takes a rescue mission in time of war for these certainties to be shaken. In the Darkship Thieves future history continuum.
Courier Run
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Adventures in the Liaden Universe No. 18. Two new adventures! "Kin Ties" explores the ties that bind beloved kin--and desperate enemies. "Guaranteed Delivery" is a tale of love, leadership, and insurance fraud. Liaden Universe is a registered trademark belonging to Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Shadow of a Memory
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Series: Kintaran Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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In the universe of the Kintarans, there are tall tales of what lies in the far reaches of space. Some of them may be true... (A sequel to "Wahnt.")
The Flip Side #6: Converging Lens
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Price: Free! Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by J. L. Stephens. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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While Jeremy and Kaleb work to unravel the mystery of the Protectors, Starla Knight is working her hardest to escape them. Meanwhile, in the village of Drah'ashi, Alicia and Anthony have found refuge from their enemies with what could be a true advantage against their foes...
Persisting
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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When the human colony world of Eridani Prime falls to the implacable alien race known as the Hive, tech op Daniel Matsura holds the key to humanity's survival. Alone against impossible odds, Daniel must escape with the single piece of human technology that can defeat the Hive. But will the price of salvation be the soul of the woman he loves? Persisting is a 5800 word science fiction story.
Faith
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Series: Lacuna. Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A short science fiction story about a young girl in an internment camp.
Fina Silento (Fringe Space #3)
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Series: Fringe Space, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013 by The Winterman Project. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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It's the long dark night of the soul for APEX's newly minted First Engineer. Can Cimarron Bell's genetically enhanced mind take the pressure or will the Construct crack?