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Fighting memories
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015 by enpublikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Captain Berend Ruiter desperately fights to prevent his heavily damaged spaceship from falling into enemy hands.
Argo
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.44 from 16 reviews)
Searching for the answers to true artificial intelligence, Mira McAllister comes across a strange android named Eo who proves to hold more questions than answers.
The Millions of Me
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Different Take On Superpowers... Join Milo, the one-time Many Million Man, as he embarks on a new mission beneath the shadow of the Nevermind, uncovering a sinister truth buried with the forgotten and lost superheroes of the world. Milo has long since given up his responsibilities, but with the aid of his old comrade Ash, he may yet be forced to take his many lives back into his own hands.
Devious Machine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Ginger, a super-advanced android is dispatched to free the denizens of a smart-city gone mad. Sabotaging the paranoid megastructure will require more than just Ginger's superb hacking skills. Ginger's up to the task but she's not the only one with a clever trick of two up her sleeve.
Herindeling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: Dutch. Published: May 3, 2015 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Zeventien jaar geleden ontvluchtte Carlijn bureaucratie en tegenstrijdige regelgeving om op een nieuwe planeet, in een onherbergzaam land, haar bedrijf opnieuw op te bouwen. Helaas voor haar weet de ambtenarij haar na de planetaire herindeling te vinden ...
Sci Fi Stories - Volume 1 - Tramp
Series: 20 Sci Fi Stories, Vol. 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,760. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
These three stories take place aboard the Star freighter, Orion feature ship's Officer, Harry Dondero. "Tramp" was published in Analog Magazine's March, 1998 issue by "David Alexander" as author - approx. 9,000 words. "Emerald Eyes" has not been previously published - approx. 6,900 words. "The Human Dress" was published in Analog in March 2003 by "David Alexander" as author. Length 9,700
For Want of a Nail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
This is the 2011 Hugo award-winning short story, "For Want of a Nail" with some bonus content. Read the author's notes, along with the original first draft which has a completely different plot.
Second Chances
Series: The Fall of the Altairan Empire. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Paltronis may not have started the fight, but she ended it. And her future with the Patrol. Facing criminal charges, she gets one last chance to prove she's not a total screw-up.
Sci Fi Stories - Volume 2
Series: 20 Sci Fi Stories, Vol. 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Bug Rules" takes place aboard a ship crewed by sociopathic insects transporting a cargo of humans. "Chronotron" explores a future where you can buy insurance which will protect you from any physical injury. In "Dream War" two adjacent countries that broadcast dreams heads go to war. "The Heart Is The Hunter" explores a world in which sentient computers can rent human hosts.
Seth and Logan Brooks
Series: Mirror. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Distinguished Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Split from their family at a young age, the twins Seth and Logan Brooks went down very different paths. Seth became a pilot. Logan became a strongman for a Middle Eastern weapons and drug dealer. Charlie Westlake is a man on a mission to bring together one of the top teams the universe has ever seen. A twist of fate will reunite the twins and bring them on an adventure beyond their wildest dreams.
Murphy's Star
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
On a journey to a distant solar system a group of scientists discover they’ve picked up an unlikely passenger...and discover humans may not be as alone in the universe as they thought. Inspired by the amazing "Love and Sex Among the Invertebrates", by the incomparable Pat Murphy, "Murphy’s Star" is another exploration of love and what it means to "be".
Mouse About the House: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a young woman's home becomes infested with mice, ruining her business, she knows something has to be done. But is the solution worse than the problem? "It's a funny story, I love it and would suggest a sequel!" said one customer in her 5-star review. Readers who liked "Elinor's Little Book of Funny Critters" will probably also enjoy this short story.
What Happened Among the Stars
Series: Niteblade Magazine, Issue #32. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Strange and unusual high-quality speculative fiction and poems that will make your heart skip a beat. This issue contains a farcical science fiction, magical horses, everyday immortals, creeping trees, fairies, close encounters with death and so much more.
Ophelia Omarmd
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 62,840. Language: Dutch. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ophelia Omarmd bevat meer dan dertig verhalen van een van Nederlands meest veelzijdige fantastische schrijvers: In Nederland bekroonde verhalen als "De Koperen Oase" komen samen met in de Verenigde Staten gepubliceerde verhalen die voor het eerst in het Nederlands verschijnen.
Kalla and the Abyss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
With the ability to change the temperature around you and trapped in solitary how does one cope with life? For Kalla it has never been easy with no memory of any life before the prison cell. That is until the Myst, an organization that protects people like her, comes with a message that they plan on busting her out. She begins to learn the price of escape and sacrifice in her small world.
Un Tour de Montagnes Russes le Soir de la Saint-Thorlak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: French. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Toute la Nouvelle-Angleterre connaît la Ziggurat, sur les rives du lac Champlain, à Altonboro. A vrai dire, il est difficile de l’ignorer : la chute principale, haute de cinq cent mètres, est visible à des miles à la ronde. Pourtant, une aura de mystère entoure le grand huit. Les gens du coin le craignent, et personne ne s’en approche ni n’en parle. (...)
This Peaceful State of War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story from Writers of the Future vol. 27. Envoy Miranda Tonkin must determine if human effort should be spent on stopping a vicious war between two alien species.
Orussian Quarantine
Series: Tales of shrouded history, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
The Orussians had found a way to harness the power of labor by engineering ant-monkeys, a hard-working and loyal slave species—until the uprising. Having manipulated the genes of her own pet ant-monkey,and granting him free will,bioscientist Uriëlla has grievously breached the code of conduct.These events lead to a struggle of biblical proportions which promises to forever alter Orus civilization.
B is for Broken
Series: Alphabet Anthologies. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,310. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Broken people, broken promises, broken dreams and broken objects are just some of the ways these 26 fantastic stories interpret the theme of ‘Broken’. From science fiction to fantasy, horror to superheroes the stories within these pages cover a vast swath of the genres under the speculative fiction umbrella.
The Nightingale Circus
Series: Broken People, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,600. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Welcome to The Nightingale Circus! Listen to the singer with an enchanting voice. Watch the knife throwers who are also prosthetic builders. Here is a telecharger on the run and a ballerina with no lungs. There is a broken pole dancer and an Asian bot. You’ll be amazed by a regular girl who becomes exquisite and frightening at the same time. A companion short story collection to Broken People.