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The Correct Way to Fill Out Form PCR-103-u
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Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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(short story) Deep in the bowels of the Bureau of Substandards, new hire Boris Niels discovers a vending machine with a very strange coin in the return slot. Can he get a refreshing beverage and still keep his job? Will he ever find his way back to his home dimension? What is it with aliens and paperwork?
Dehydration
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Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A vignette of the human experience, set to a backdrop of science fiction. A character oriented story about the end of the world.
Sky Tube
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Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
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...love and other man-made disasters... A woman looking for a new life gets trapped in a commuter tube, and manages to find love and herself in the aftermath of the disaster. Short story: 5200 words. science fiction, romance
Lark-Ellen, a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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Teo Bojorquez tells the tale of what happened on the plateau of Xitapec, a story of love, loss, and unimaginable horror. "The jungle in the morning is a wonderful place: the stirrings of small creatures, the echo of birdsong, the sun filtering through a vaulted green ceiling—I had never loved it as much as I did then. I doubt if I will ever love it again."
A Personal History of the Alien Controversy
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Price: Free! Words: 18,420. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A government investigator is sent to the panhandle of Maryland to look into an alleged alien ship. As evidence mounts, the investigator realizes that the allegations are true. The aliens have invaded human hosts. But the aliens are beneficial, greatly improving the host’s health. The question is whether this is a good thing or not.
The Clock
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Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A short sci-fi story looking at the reasons why a clock stopped.
The Short Trip
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Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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What lengths will a Doctor Who fan go to in order to retrieve missing episodes?
Waking Up Different
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In the course of medical advances, there may come a time when we can safely freeze ourselves and wake in what will hopefully be a better, brighter future. The operative word there being "hopefully".
The Fateful Time
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Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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When Cherie discovers she made a great mistake divorcing the love of her life, she’s too late. Moments too soon her ex-husband is killed in a freak accident. In shock, Cherie visits her favorite antique store and finds a valuable trinket. A time travel trinket. Can Cherie go back and save her ex-husband, or is he fated to die?
Sentience
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Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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After waking up to find the company research facility abandoned, and in ruins, an android sets out to discover what has happened. But something is different. What are these strange sensations, these… feelings?
Eponym
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Price: Free! Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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"Eponym" is a short story about eusocial insectoids. It paints a vivid picture, albeit gory and violent, of an advanced society of insectoid creatures on an inhospitable alien world.
Luther Oliver, Technician
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Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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Luther is trapped on a colony where his unique technical skill is in demand. He is a virtual prisoner. This is the short version of his life there.
A Rock of Offense
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Price: Free! Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Asteroid mining is hard work, and hard men do it. The kind of men who won't let anything stop them. Not even the end of the world.
The Viking Space Princess Part 1: Skyla
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Finding herself on board the Longboat ship Snökaos in disguise should have been an easy way to sneak on board to find her missing friend. However things soon takes a turn for the worst for Skyla in ways she could never quite have imagined, when she becomes trapped on board as the ship unexpectedly takes off on a mission.
THE WILD ONES: A Pennsylvania Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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This story takes place in New Pennsylvania (the setting of Michael Bunker's Pennsylvania novel) shortly after the founding of the Amish Zone in NP. It is not necessary to have read the Pennsylvania Omnibus to understand and enjoy this story. It is a stand-alone short story focusing more attention on the first Amish settlers in New Pennsylvania.
Not Enough Hours in the Day
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Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Catherine Porter is drowning in life. Kids. Husband. Job. Not enough hours in the day. Then she finds a way to pause time. A way to become Mrs Perfect. The yummy mummy who has it all. Can anyone 'have it all' though?
Artifact
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Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Noon wishes fate would give him a break. He's survived an attack from an ancient robot and just wants to go home. Also his body might be dying, and he's stranded in the middle of nowhere. He should really know better by now. This short story takes place in a lush, overgrown post apocalyptic world where the majority of the population are descendants of genetic experiments and have strange powers.
Teeny Weenie Man (A short, completely believable story)
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Price: Free! Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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When Molly Peek discovers an extremely odd hotdog during the course of her working day, she has no idea that her knowledge of life, evolution, and whether Earthlings are alone in the universe will be greatly enhanced. For such a small guy, the Teeny Weenie Man sure knows how to make an impact.
Argo
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.47 from 15 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.
Small Graces
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Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.45 from 11 reviews)
Grace crash lands on an alien world to discover she's not alone. Short science fiction story. About 1100 words. Free.