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The PA
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Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The Corpus Officialis Tower is not as it seems. For a start it's no more than twenty feet high but sprawls across several hundred square kilometres of southeast England. Nobody can quite remember who built it or why, but it certainly does something. Of course, after the computer-induced apocalypse The Administrator has ensured there isn't a microchip in sight...
Dead Birds
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, a homeless man takes it upon himself to find out why so many pigeons are turning up without their heads.
Z
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Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Z vive confinado numa sala branca e vigiado por um sistema de segurança criado especificamente para o conter. Z é o último de mil crianças nascidas de úteros artificiais, dotado de um extraordinário poder de raciocínio e capacidades físicas que o colocam um degrau acima da evolução humana. Z tem um plano para escapar.
Z
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Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Z lives confined to a white room, watched by a security system specifically created to hold him. Z is the last one of the thousand children born from artificial wombs, endowed with extraordinary intelligence and physical abilities that put him one step higher on the evolutionary ladder. Z has an escape plan.
Nomabduce
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Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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When a ransom demand arrives for a planet’s name, the inhabitants realise they can no longer remember it. What will they do to get it back? A 2300 word Science Fiction short story.
The Secret Beneath the Ice
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Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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When a thoughtship and its pilot finally reach Avani, they barely have a chance to marvel at its sapphire forests before they are ambushed by an enemy far beyond their understanding. Tumbling down to the planet's surface, an ice-covered continent to the south is the only viable landing site. Lucky for them, the ancient secret that hides beneath the ice could lead to bliss... or hell.
An Improbable Journey
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Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Marooned on an uninhabited junk yard world that lacks the basic necessities of life, Corwin Koell finds what he needs with the help of a tiny robot, but escape will only come at a cost.
Ink
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Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
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Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, a young woman finds that a tattoo's ink may not be as permanent as it seems.
The Sound of Money
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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When the FBI face a series of bank robberies with no evidence of how the money was taken, Special Agent Nathan Taylor and his team are called in to find out just who, or what, is behind them. How is someone getting in unseen, without setting off any of the alarms? Is it some fantastical technology, or are one of the new Powers able to use their abilities to sneak straight in?
Space Danger! First Sweep (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Set before the events of 'Space Danger! The Deadly Planet of Death!' a viable planet for colonization needs a first sweep to see if there is anything there that might be rather violently annoyed by the intrusion.
The Little Clockwork Mermaid
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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From the imagination behind the award-winning Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series comes a steampunk novella inspired by Hans Christian Andersen. The mermaid Lorelei is the youngest daughter of King Triton, but she has always been drawn to the Above world. Though she is revels in the joys of her tail and the underwater world, she has never felt she belongs there.
Drifter
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Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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When an ancient Ark ship from the early days of galactic exploration and colonisation is discovered drifting in close orbit around Concorde 5 the experienced salvage crew of the Southern Cross are called in to investigate. When the salvage crew arrives they soon discover this is no ordinary salvage mission.
The Mason Procedure
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Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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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.
Star Wars: A Certain Point of View
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Price: Free! Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A series of short stories based on the characters I have written in my two novels. Those that have read Star Wars: Awakening and Star Wars: Split Horizons will enjoy learning more about these characters. If you haven't read my novels, they're on smashwords so enjoy them as well!
Interrogation (A Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Vincent Malick takes great pleasure in something terrible: Killing. He's good at it, and gets paid well. But his newest job is a little different, and things are about to spiral out of his control. Soon he will discover the awful truth that what he sees is only the surface of something much more dreadful.
Sci-fi Shorts
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Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A fascinating and engaging collection of Science fiction short stories, all made up of of 400 words or less. For those times when you have just a few minuites spare and want to escape the grind of daily life and have somthing else to get your teath into.
iWitness
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Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Flash Fiction science fiction. Told in first person, a woman runs through streets filled with sentinel cyborgs. She struggles to cope with the recent invasion and a long forgotten memory.
The Midnight Shift
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Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A serial killer is on the loose. He's taken adults, children and even animals.
Fledglings
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Series: Stories of the Restoration: Beginnings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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A recruiter on a mission meets two boys with secrets in a country torn by decades of civil war.
Home At Last
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A humorous science fiction short story about an impetuous young woman who decides to change our world. Despite being an alien, she has a human quality that people relate to.