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Paradox - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Evolved Publishing presents a short mind-bending sci-fi story in "Paradox" by Lane Diamond. At about 2,700 words, this fun story is the perfect short diversion from your daily grind. ~~~ In the deepest, darkest reaches of space, one must fill the vacuum, the void, the emptiness. Yet do we humans have the "psychological stuff" for deep space travel? If not, we may end up like Ted.
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.
Possibilities
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Price: Free! Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
State of Black SF authors have created a flash fiction anthology. Join artist Winston Blakely and authors L.M. Davis, Milton Davis, Margaret Fieland, Edward Austin Hall, Valjeanne Jeffers, Alan Jones, Alicia McCalla, Balogun Ojetade, Rasheedah Phillips, Wendy Raven McNair, and Nicole Sconiers as they endeavor to explore the possibilities of Black speculative fiction.
The Stick
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Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An elderly american indian recants an event that happened to him when he was a young boy.
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.
The Imaginist
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Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: American English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man with a supernatural power to make his thoughts into reality teams up with a talking mouse to solve a murderous mystery in Victorian England. Can a mere painting be the cause of so many deaths? “The Imaginist” by T.K. Wade will have you guessing until the very end.
The Ten Second Time Traveller
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Price: Free! Words: 560. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
Extremely short story about the problems with time travel. Recently (October 5th 2012) I was in the pub with Mick Carter discussing short story writing. As the conversation got to what could be achieved with the shortest amount of words, yet be able to still tell a reasonably decent story we decided to set a challenge for ourselves and write a story in around 500 hundred words or less.
Boots
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Price: Free! Words: 46,220. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
From a rat’s eye view of the London blitz to a cadaver with a complaint about the size of her coffin, this collection of short stories brings us into a comically surreal world that will leave you questioning your ability to tell up from down.
Uncrossed Paths
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Series: War of Order and Chaos, Short Story Collection. Price: Free! Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Years before they would be called upon to save the world, a baby girl was adopted by a master magician, a spy hunter found and lost the love of his life, a girl saved the one she cared about most from a demon, and a detective failed to save the one most important to him.
The Insanity of Zero
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Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When an unforeseen event brings about the end of the world, a powerful artificial intelligence is born.
The Novagem
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Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
An odd young man is smitten by an antique store clerk. During one of his awkward attempts at wooing her, the young man comes across a book on the 1915 San Francisco Pan-Pacific Exposition that will overturn his notion of reality and inspire him to join forces with a secret organization hell-bent on proving that the sun is not a star.
Upon A Midnight Clear
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Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
On Christmas Eve, somewhere out in the Asteroid Belt, a lonely prospector happens across something he never expected to find.
Black Hole Witch
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Endeavor is a colony ship from Earth, and she's in trouble. Caught in the massive gravity well of a black hole, the ship is just barely managing to keep itself from being pulled in. In fact, the ship would have been pulled in long ago if it wasn't for a Coven of witches on board led by Munji. When things take a turn for the worse for the ship and its passengers, Munji must save them all.
The Boareen Rife
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science fiction, a brief period on the planet Earth as described by the Watcher, Arturus Verturus.
The Scoundrel's Wife
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Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
While her super-villain husband leads an exciting life beyond the front door of their suburban home, his unnamed wife remains behind to keep the home tidy, his inventions correctly catalogued and her own dreams firmly locked away and neglected.
Falling Stars
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Series: Epsilon Universe, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gattica Province died five years ago and sparked a war between the Earth Federation and the Epsilon Alliance. Cat Anders left E-Fed service after she learned the truth about the attacks on her home, defecting to the Alliance as a fighter pilot. She thinks she's alone in the universe. She's about to find out exactly how wrong she is...
Last Sunrise & Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 81,880. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
They say you always remember your first. Every moment. Every glance. Every touch. Everything that either of you said. And it's true. I've never forgotten the first woman I slept with. Or the first person I killed. But then, they were both the same night, both in the same place...both were the same person. (First One) Enjoy this and many other short stories in this imaginative collection...
A Change in Fortune
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Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The child's pleading eyes and outstretched hand dug at painful memories John had worked hard to bury. When he turned away, stern eyes and hands on hips awaited him. "You can't even spare a smile for that boy, John?" John blew out a tired sigh. "To what end, Mary? That boy's fate is as meat for the predators out there. Or meat for the Magistrate's axe – just like what happened to Jimmy."
Expiration Date
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Series: Jeff Thomason's Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When one thinks of a time machine, he imagines all the exotic adventures he could take. But what if a large firm were to get their hands on one and let its legal and compliance department have a say? How could they foul up a perfectly wonderful invention? One man is about to find out.
Immaculate Misconception
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Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
The mysterious Shroud of Turin has provoked controversy for centuries. Many believe it is the authentic burial cloth of Christ. Many believe it is a forgery. What if, however, there could be a final proof beyond any doubt that it was genuine? What if that proof went terribly, horribly wrong for us all? If you were told such a story by a barely glimpsed stranger, would you, should you, believe it?