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Doomsday Diary
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 51,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
A diary is handed in to the police as lost property. The pages are filled out ten days into the future, terminating with the prediction of Professor Maurice Masterson's death. As the days pass, and each day's account comes true, Chief Inspector Dobbs is forced to swallow his scepticism and prevent the inevitable.
Green, a short story
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 7 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.
It's Just a Job
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
A specialist in photographing places that are not supposed to exist, from a safe distance, is enticed by an obscene amount of money into infiltrating an abandoned Research Facility. There he will discover that it is never a good idea to deviate from standard operating procedure. It’s just a job, but sometimes it’s not what the job pays, but what it extracts.
Outside
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: 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.
The Burial
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
A young man attempts to bury a loved one in a post-apocalyptic world.
Generation Next The Real Thing
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Gundar is just another alien living on earth trying to make ends meet. He is working hard to make his club, The Black Hole, successful enough to franchise it, but to what end? Find out what Gundar really has in store for the people of earth.
The Insanity of Zero
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
When an unforeseen event brings about the end of the world, a powerful artificial intelligence is born.
Tooth & Claw
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
The orks are a savage race who live short, hard lives. From the moment they are born to the day they die, life is a struggle for survival and honor. Tooth & Claw is about the coming of age ritual of a young ork boy who wants to become a brun. But to join the ranks of the adults, he must first prove his worth by taming the most dangerous creature in their world.
After The Darkness: Episode Four
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
In a world of never-ending winters and permanent darkness, fourteen-year-old Nadia Comani faces a future of servitude. Can she free herself and her family?
Wyrd Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
An anthology of short stories by an international collection of science-fiction and fantasy writers, covering a wide range of what is known as ‘speculative fiction’, from slices of fantasy and time travel to steampunk and science-fiction. The tales vary widely, yet are all born from the same drive to create, share ideas and above all to entertain!
Renewal
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(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.
Upon A Midnight Clear
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
On Christmas Eve, somewhere out in the Asteroid Belt, a lonely prospector happens across something he never expected to find.
Firebird
Price: Free! Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(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 Devil Still Has My Lawnmower & Other Tales of the Weird
Price: Free! Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A man loans his lawnmower to the Devil and must make a trip to Hell to avoid a fine by the Homeowner's association. An extremely boring person negotiates the release of his chicken nugget (which contains the secret to universal peace, prosperity, and happiness) with some extragalactic aliens. A frustrated writer launches her manuscript into deep space, igniting a fierce war in the stars.
2094
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
The year is 2094. Christopher is a well paid government employee who enjoys the company of his work colleague, Mandy, enjoys the loving of his fembot, Tanya, and tries to do the right thing and ask no questions. On a trip to Berlin for work he discovers shocking news about Mandy and realizes he is under scrutiny. He runs, but is there ever, really, any escape?
Hunting Comp.
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A Cautionary Tale of Time Travel. How much fun would it be to hunt a dinosaur with an Enfield rifle?
The Mason Procedure
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A conveyor belt of warm bodies brings a constant stream of eager new young volunteers to fill the dangerous jobs in space. Every day is lived on the edge of danger where the slightest slip will find them in harms way.
Black Box
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Do not try to perceive the future in 1000 years. Even if someone shows it to you, you will not get it. Even if someone explains it to you, you will not get it. Black Box shows you why.