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Jet Black and the Highest Bidder #21
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Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Buying at an auction can be a frantic experience: one moment you have, the next you haven’t, but when the hammer falls hesitation often begins. For Jet and the crew what should have been the anxious part of their contract was over but they soon discover it was only the first bid.
Doctor Dore
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 93. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
An aging and accomplished man deals with his approaching end and what he must leave behind. A science fiction short story.
Endangered Species
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Dirk Beretta's girlfriend told him to get off the couch and look for a job, he found the perfect opportunity, thousands of light years from her, with free guns and beer, as security chief for the Bastadocorp mines on the Platypus Planet. But no-one told him what happened to the previous security chief, or that the Platypoids would rather die fighting than see their land defiled.
Diplomatic Solution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jill Berlac's stuck trying to avoid all out war between Ceres and everyone else-from Earth to Mars to Ganymede-over who owns the contract with the Olla. The aliens' deep space vessel is almost complete. Too bad Jill's just an aide to the ambassador, and someone's hacked her eye data. An Olla story by Sean Monaghan, author of "To Stare Again Across the Water".
Rogue
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Mysterious ships swarm a rogue planet which has suddenly appeared at the edge of allied space. The last thing battle-weary warrior Andromeda Spar wants is another skirmish. But since her mother is the fleet Admiral, how can she refuse? As Andromeda prepares for her final battle, she discovers something extraordinary. The drones she’s come to annihilate are not what they seem.
The Language of Dance: A Science Fiction Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Attempting the Dance has been the only way for Humans to try to communicate with the alien B’akHalna. Over the decades many dancers tried and they all failed. They all died. Now Delna steps into the ring. This is her chance to dance the dance of her life. Her chance to shine. Her chance to bridge the gulf. Her chance to talk to the aliens. Her chance to die.
Maiden Voyage
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Maiden’s Ark left Earth five years ago. A distress signal says Earth is lost, stranding lunar and asteroid colonists. Then someone sabotages the Ark’s vital fertility lab. Security Chief Nina Rekovic must tread carefully between Returners she sympathizes with, the dictatorial captain who strips her of her duties, and an estranged lover who betrays her
Eyes in the Sky
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 31. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
A woman with vision finds a man who can help her reach heights she never imagined.
Death To Democracy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After Dirk Beretta, ex- poster boy for the Space Marines, saves the Winterbotham Nachos heiress from a fate worse than death in the Space Weasel kibble factories, a romantic cruise around the galaxy with her looks like a well-earned rest. But Royalist revolutionaries on the Planet Of The Squid have other ideas.
Space Weasels
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Flaming Space Weasels wiped out most of Dirk Beretta's fellow space marines at the battle of Din Bin Foo... then served them for lunch with a nice Merlot. But when a gang of pirate Weasels come hunting fresh meat for the kibble factories, his brand of pig-headed determination and excessive violence may offer the chance for redemption... and revenge.
To Stare Again, Across the Water
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Sandi thought her time wrangling and negotiating with the visiting aliens was long over and done. But then someone-maybe the Olla themselves-vaporizes the bases on Callisto. The situation demands fast-thinking and subtle talk. Sandi might be way out of her depth this time. An Olla story by Sean Monaghan, author of "The Juniper".
Firepower! The Journal of the Fire On The Suns Universe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Firepower! is the old/new/reboot of the journal of the Fire On The Suns game universe. This issue contains over 10 thousand words of ship design, articles, and new rules extensions for the Fire On The Suns play-by-email 4X space opera wargame.
The Old New Ensign
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Series: The Void Eternal, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by G. W. Thomas. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
He was a medic in an army at war. If he played his cards right he might find a way into a comfy job on the Admiral's staff. If he failed, he was sure to end up on the front lines in the battle with the alien Kreoch. All that stood between these two fates was a mystery concerning the theft the Admiral's stasis chamber door. Jack Mackenzie returns to the universe of Debt's Pledge.
Rick the Robber Baron
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Kita Ogude wakes up tied to a post in her simulation room, she knows marauders have tried to take her ship-again. But this time something feels off, and familiar. She thinks she knows this marauder. And her desire to regain her ship becomes secondary to something she has wanted for a very long time: revenge.
Noveez Error: a short story
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Series: Catati, TY04. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tammy’s husband, Yakí, is supposed to be in the mountains of his homeworld, but somehow he’s ended up captive of enemies even Tammy hadn’t known the Catati had. Tammy’s no diplomat, but she’s the only Human available to try to buy time for an extraction team to get Yakí out. But can she pull it off without screwing up? A short story of about 6,400 words.
Runalli-4
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Price: Free! Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Robert's not a hero. He's just working his way through a meaningless life, drifting from planet to planet, burying his loneliness in work. Then Robert meets a mysterious woman and his life is changed forever. Now he quests through space and time seeking answers to the questions that haunt him...
Taxing Pecksniffery
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Flying frizzles! The year is 2176, a rebellion is brewing, and the boss wants a recon report. Ichann Count is all wet as a spy, but she plunges into the fray. Will she emerge with her memory banks intact? Ichann Count is an expert at accounting warfare. She spends her days crunching numbers at the Etherworld Tax Bureau and crushing on her really cute co-worker.
Flipspace: When It Rains
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Series: Flipspace, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,450. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Only 42 light-years away, the exo-solar planet, Henry Draper 40307G, has yet to be visited by humanity. That changes, when the Mockingbird arrives with an astronomical survey team. Deploying probes and deep space telescopes, the science team stumbles upon intelligent aliens on sixth planet. Colonel Rama orders the crew onto alert.
Breaking Gods
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 28. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Born to mimic any talent she sees, Lieta is asked for help in taking down those of her own kind. A new career in Breaking Gods.
Slumfairy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: American English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Bex Atria is many things. Violent. Human. Mercenary. She is one of two billion sapient beings living aboard Hegira, a wandering world of horror and boundless beauty. Bex has lived in the slums of Hegira all her life. She's done it all. She's seen it all. Nothing can surprise her. Sumida is everything Bex isn't. She is soft-spoken. Inhuman. Sheltered. She's about to turn Bex's world upside down.