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Faster Than Light: The Fallen Goddess
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Price: Free! Words: 17,260. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
The first in a series of short stories about the I.S.S. Fenghuang, the last faster-than-light starship in the galaxy, and its crew of rebels determined to reunite humanity.
The Adventures of Ray the Robot
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Price: Free! Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Ray the possibly malfunctioning robot has his work cut out for him with a master like Brian, a man prone to putting his foot in it and who attracts trouble like a magnet. Ray is forced time and again to bail Brian out of his predicaments; whether it is naval press-gangs or green alien princesses. Whatever it is, you can be sure Ray has a cutting word or two to say about their adventures.
Ambition
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Series: Perception. Price: Free! Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Elle Strauss. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
AMBITION is a short story prequel to PERCEPTION, capturing the beginning of Noah and Zoe’s story from Noah’s POV. 5k = approximately 20 pages
Slab City Blues: A Song for Madame Choi
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Series: Slab City Blues, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Welcome to the Slab. A vast orbiting slum where rats grow big and sweat falls in rain. In the sequel to Slab City Blues, an old enemy embroils recently widowed Inspector Alex McLeod in the hunt for a kidnapped girl. With no leads he finds himself reluctantly seeking help from drug dealer and fellow war veteran Madame Choi. But can he really trust her?
The Giving Plague
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Price: Free! Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Not all villains succeed at being evil. Not all diseases deserve the word plague. Fate can be ironic indeed. The chilling short story, The Giving Plague, follows microbiologist Forry, a self-proclaimed cynic, as he encounters a virus transmitted by blood donations that could alter humanity for good, forcing him to wrestle with his own inner demons.
Redtooth
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Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
In this humorous short story, a trip to the pawn shop sends Bob Hanks on an unexpected adventure.
Horror Vacui
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Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
121-31-986... 121-31-986... In an infinite universe, people can only do so much to fill the empty spaces. Three stories of solitary wandering lead the people within to purposes they never imagined before.
Clones
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Price: Free! Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
How would you raise yourself? Your cloned child is a mirror, simultaneously reflecting who you are and what you might have been. It's potential was your potential. Can your clone achieve those dreams that fell to the wayside in your own life, or is it doomed to repeat your mistakes?
The Rose of Desire
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Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three science-fiction stories by Kenneth Burstall
Re:union (Free Science Fiction eBook Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Re:union is a previously unreleased science fiction short story by Eric Liu, author of the science fiction novel Terrene: the hidden valley. Part disaster story and part romance, Re:union is a thrilling and touching exploration into the very meaning of humanity.
Robotto
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Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: Dutch. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Het is de tijd dat het leven op de Veranderde Aarde alleen maar verliezers kent. En soms, heel soms, een enkele -soort van- winnaar.
2012
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Series: Science Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.71 from 7 reviews)
Everyone said it's the last day of Earth and went outside and waited.
There Goes the Neighborhood; Earthly Fantasy/Science Fiction Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The twenty original fantasy and science fiction Twilight Zone-like short stories of this diverse collection mostly take place on contemporary Earth or some slightly futuristic or altered Earth, where a technology, ghost, dragon, demon, curse, or space-alien intrudes. Some of the stories relate to subsequent e-book novels soon to be released.
The Bones of the Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
The Bones of the Sea - a scifi short story. Myasi has been contracted to destroy an obstruction in the shallow seas of Ulto Marinos. But her attempt to do so reveals something more beneath the surface ...
The Wrong Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010 by Robby's eBook Formtting. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An anthology: THE WRONG TIME is a novella in which Sean O'Riley gets lost in a maze of parallel universes; *** A filmmaker of the future, using a new untested medium, gets tangled up in his story in THE FILMMAKER AND THE SCEPTRE; *** Relativity works in mysterious ways in THE LAST SHALL BE FIRST; *** Geoffrey literally finds himself, in the WRONG TRACK; *** and a few pieces of "flash fiction"
Letting Go
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
If you could keep your loved ones forever, would you? Susan must choose whether to watch her mother slowly fade away or preserve her.
Tears
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Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Paul's friend Milara was born with tear-shaped birthmarks, and her life has been one of exhaustion and sorrow; she assumes it always will be. But he doesn't agree, and he's determined to show her differently....
A World of Worlds
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Price: Free! Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Grey Mouse Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Eighteen authors of the Writer's Circle of ASMSG, pour their hearts, souls, and imaginations into stories of Other World Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Paranormal. Become lost in these genre-bending works and discover gems of short fiction by new authors. From space opera and alien worlds to wizards, warlocks and genies, there's a little something for everyone.
My Day by Jones: the Cat's-Eye View of Alien
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Remember Jones, the ginger cat from the 1979 movie Alien? Of course you do. If you ever wondered what the events of the film looked like from his angle, here - at last - is a short story (approx 2200 words) that gives you the cat's-eye view. And if you never gave it any thought... well, maybe it's time you did. Because you know what cats are like.
De Koperen Oase
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Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: Dutch. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Een ruimtevaarder strandt op een planeet in een verre uithoek van het heelal. Hij wordt gered door een cowboy genaamd Mick en naar de bewoonde wereld gebracht. Maar de bewoonde wereld is niet wat hij op het eerste gezicht leek en ook Mick heeft misschien andere motieven dan verwacht. Winnaar Fantastels 2012