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Cross Council
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Price: Free! Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Three authors, four fascinating tales and four bonus chapters! Featuring Brendan Carroll with A Dark Council and A Dark Matter -- two tales from within Brendan Carroll's Red Cross of Gold series. Featuring Maureen Miller -- A young adult story of alien abduction. Featuring Trish Lamoree -- A short story in the middle of her PSI Consulting series that happens right after Court of Miracles.
Argo
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.38 from 13 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.
Phantom of the Mall
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Price: Free! Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The settlers were dispatched to a distant world to prepare the way for the great migration. Everything went according to plan, a little too smoothly, perhaps. Now there's only one thing missing in New Town, just a minor detail. Dystopia in G Minor. The Phantom of the Mall.
Sons of Nowhere: Strange and Unusual
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Price: Free! Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Reese Mason’s first week of high school at Acis Island has been a rough one. The last thing he expected was to make friends with Tessa Vasquez, the odd girl in his English Lit class. Sadly, he is convinced that her interest lies more with his rare deformity than with him. A prequel to the "Sons of Nowhere" novel series.
Strangelets with a Side of Grilled Spam
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Price: Free! Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Pursued by packs of deadly ‘steelies’, Lieutenant MacWilliams and his Humvee crew journey through an America shattered by an alien invasion. An America where humanity must battle for their very survival from their base at the Big Box Mart, forging alliances over a slab of grilled Spam. Things look grim...until MacWilliams comes across something that could turn the tide.
Residential Aliens - Issue 4.11
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Price: Free! Words: 25,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This issue of Residential Aliens Magazine brings together 5 stories of speculative fiction. From 'sword and planet' fantasy and science fiction to magical realism and zombie exterminators, we have a great issue in store for you.
Stages of Invisibility
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Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
For anyone who has felt they were vanishing from existence.
The Chronicles of Riddick: Ghosts of Furya
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Price: Free! Words: 29,270. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
First Sergeant Jade Waters and her squad are deployed to investigate the remains of Furya years after the Necromonger Invasion that destroyed the planet. Drawn by dark rumors, Waters is determined to root out the truth; any and all knowledge is vital against the inevitable day the Necromongers reach Earth.
The Mountain and The City, Part I
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Series: The Mountain and The City, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Witness a first-person view of a changed world. A solitary survivor hides in a mountain above the city, living in a trailer with the door and windows duct-taped shut. Outside, a virulent disease has killed off most humans. Those who lived have become something else. Survival in this new world comes down to two, simple rules: stay quiet and protect the air. But one day, everything is threatened.
Chiton
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Price: Free! Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is a love story about a guy that has never in his life been able to do anything quite right. Now the girl of his dreams has gotten him involved in a war with the giant aliens. If it means being able to spend more time with her, then he's OK with that. But how do you fight a war against an enemy that is so much more powerful than you that they don't even know about the war?
Regret
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Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The invention of the Emoticator promises to free mankind from regret, but is that really such a great idea?
Disposable
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A rant about the transitory nature of modern technology. A 1,500 word short story.
Sarah
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Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(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.
Though All the Mountains Lie Between
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Price: Free! Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When star pilot Jael rebels against an abusive captain and flies the "mountain route" through the Flux, she dismisses a legend claiming that dragons lurk waiting for unwary riggers. But appear they do, challenging Jael to a fight to the death. This short story is the basis for the novel Dragons in the Stars (available in the omnibus Dragon Space). 9000 words, plus excerpt from Dragon Space.
The Prophet.com
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Series: Wanderer, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is a story about the early years of the post apocalyptic hero Wanderer and tells of his search for his missing wife. He has not yet found his battlesuit and his foes in this tale are his fellow humans, the ones, like him, who have survived the end of days.
When Minds Collide (Phoenician Short #0.1)
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Series: Phoenician Series, Short 0.1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,590. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Phoenician Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.55 from 11 reviews)
Can two men co-exist inside one mind? Andrew Caine and Joshua Scherrer can barely co-exist outside, on the same planet. After they're involved in a fatal car accident, the enigmatic native Phoenicians have sent someone to "help" them blend together, into a new man. Can they accept the new existence together, or will their minds collide as fatally as the car crash that killed them?
Schism
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Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An Oolite short story - Lumbering through the depths of space are the Generation Ships; huge self contained transports driving between the stars at sublight speeds in the midst of thousand year journeys to populate new planets. After 30 generations, a staggering and devastating truth is revealed to the occupants of one such ship…
Replay
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Trading, fighting, even just surviving in the depths of space is full of hardship and unseen dangers. A thousand things can go wrong at any time in a hostile universe that seems bent on your destruction. Worse than that, things aren’t always what they seem.
Het laatste schip
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Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: Dutch. Published: April 23, 2012 by Stofkonijn (Dustbunny). Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Een bedevaartsganger nadert het einde van haar reis. En haar wereld nadert het einde van zijn bestaan.
Fusion: A collection of short stories from Breakwater Harbor Books’ authors
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Price: Free! Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
FUSION is the first collection of short works published by Breakwater Harbor Books. Contributing heart-pumping tales of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Crime are seven stories that will thrill and rivet you. Authors from across a wide variety of genres, Dee Harrison, Ivan Amberlake, Claire C. Riley, Scott J. Toney, Mindy Haig, Cara Goldthorpe and C.M.T. Stibbe.