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3 + 3
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Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
3 + 3 is an edgy tale of chance based around Theo, who we find with a gun to his head and a finger on the trigger. As the story progresses, Theo’s extraordinary history unfolds; a history that has been subtly leading up to this life or death moment without him knowing. Luck has a peculiar fate in store for this unlikely hero, and the number six has something to do with it. So just roll the dice...
For Whom the Tinker Toils
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Jon is a simple metalsmith and handyman from a small village--until he comes across two mechanized suits of armor their owners no longer appear to need. Then his life changes unexpectedly.
Second
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Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
An explorer finds himself in an eddy of space-time.
Through a Glass Darkly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Computer viruses no longer exist, yet Vexen’s medical transport is held hostage by one. The hologram engineered to combat the deadly program develops an identity crisis. An alien intruder is discovered stowed away in the cargo bay. And the evil, reptilian Delphan demands immediate surrender of her ship. Can anything else possibly go wrong?
Bottoms Up
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Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
I hope you will enjoy reading this story. It's about a detective, Dick Reeder, whose career was in a downward spiral. To boost his confidence, his Chief gives Dick what he believes to be an easy case to solve. Uniforms nabbed a stoned teenager dumping large water cooler bottles into the City Reservoir. Analysis of the substance shows it to be plain tap water.
Green, a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
An off-world trader and a green civil rights activist walk into a trendy restaurant on a desert planet... This unusual and provocative short story by Sara Zaske was shortlisted for The Reader's 2012 Short Story competition.
Pain Is So Close To Pleasure
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Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
This is the story “Pain Is So Close To Pleasure”, a short comedy story I wrote several years ago. The story looks at an alien race who has recently come into contact with our own. To learn more about each other, ourselves and the aliens decide to send an exchange student to the others world to spend time there so each race can learn more about the other. Warning: contains swearing
Witness to Dust
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.14 from 7 reviews)
The Dust came and Death followed. An alien pandemic unleashed on the world, transforming people into Dusters. They called themselves Witnesses. Witness to what? Delancie Haines didn’t know. She read the news, heard stories of loved ones transformed, turning on their own families. She didn’t understand. Not until Death chased her down the trail.
The Eslites (Prequel/Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 13 reviews)
Sixteen year old, Miranda Mays, discovers she is a superior donor for the alien race known as the Eslites, who have come to earth demanding humans help save their race from extinction. Will she be the one to help them or will their quest continue?
Mini-Collection
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 21,900. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
Download an hour of solid entertainment! Three of my best short stories available now in one download. The previously published stories include: Saving the Shore, Lucy in Love and Sponsored By ... Enjoy some laughs with two humorous fantasy story and one satiric Scifi story.
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.
Outside
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Ever responded to a dare in the heat of the moment, only to find yourself in deep trouble as a result of it? And worse, every warning you have been given about life 'Outside' your safe world is suddenly coming alive in front of you? This is the situation David finds himself in, and his actions are about to have consequences on everyone around him in ways he could never have expected.
Dead Men Don't Cry: 11 Stories by Nancy Fulda
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 50,680. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
This collection includes eleven tales by award winning author Nancy Fulda. From computers that invent God to minds that travel through time, electronic ghosts to enigmatic extraterrestrials, these stories stem from a love of fiction and a fascination with the boundless possibilities of our universe. Fans of Orson Scott Card, Lois McMaster Bujold and Timothy Zahn are likely to enjoy this book.
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.
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?
Renewal
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Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
The droids released a virus via satellite to shut down Earth's critical systems. That crippled us. Then they began to systematically hunt us down to eradicate us. A lone man has fled to the mountains, leaving everything he had behind. You have to adapt if you want to survive.
A Dead God's Wrath
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1895, deep in the Southeastern U.S., Thomas O'Brien discovers that the brothers that kidnapped his girl and murdered his friend are something much worse than mere criminals. His only hope to save his beloved is to trust someone that might be more dangerous than the men they're after.
That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made" won the 2010 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and was nominated for the Hugo Award in the same category. Harry Malan is the president of a Mormon branch on Sol Central Station, where humans can interact with "swales" -- giant star-dwelling plasma beings. When a Mormon swale asks for help, Harry ends up confronting Leviathan, the largest of the swales.
Firebird
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Price: Free! Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In space, Zombies still hunger for brains. Will the transport ship Firebird make it back to earth before it is overrun with the alien undead?
The Carrier
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
950 words. When a young girl gets transported to the future, she becomes single-handly responsible for a plague that could wipe out Earth's population.