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Many Is The Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: American English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Short Story about a female administrative assistant and her 'impossible' dream.
Second Honeymoon
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Price: Free! Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Can a second honeymoon on an obscure planet help Martin shed his rich wife?
The Time On The Island
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Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
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They say no man is an island. Perhaps he can become one under certain circumstances?
Stuff of Folklore
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Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Orphaned by a horror that most consider the stuff of folklore, Nidia has trained to be a hunter, motivated purely by revenge. Willing to use whomever she has to in order to accomplish her goal, she manages to catch up to one of the creatures she’s sought for so long. Does she have what it takes to survive the encounter? Worse, will it teach her things about herself that she’s not ready to face?
The Rise
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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When robots rise in popularity, they become more and more advanced until they rival humans. They compete for human jobs and fight for a human vote. This sci-fi short explores how far specialized robots can go when they are given a mind of their own.
Beware Of The Prizes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Several short sci-fi stories, including "There Once Was An Alien From Nantucket", ranging in length from app. 1,000 to 1,500 words each (8500 words total).
Vacation Violation
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Series: Short short stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Saul had a wonderful life for a twelve-year-old, with a loving family and a comfortable home, weekends were three days long, and summer vacation was coming, so why was he tormented by a recurring nightmare? This dark science fiction short short story first appeared in Barbaric Yawp, volume 14, number 3, July 2010.
White Noise
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Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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A defect television blasting white noise is not only annoying, it could also signal the end of the universe. Professor Maurice Masterson is selected as our saviour. All he needs is a bit of persuading – and a yellow sponge.
Buildup and Breakup (a Tale of Breaking Benjamin)
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Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The Clements Academy was established, somewhere around the year 2045, to train the best and brightest orphans the world over into the perfect agents. Weapons training, martial arts training, and small unit tactics are all part of the curriculum for Clements students. It's final assignment time for Jess, Jiri, Raspazzi and Crandall, when a pileup on the highway threatens to expose the bodies.
Jet Black - Marooned on the Ice Planet #2
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Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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So what is Jet to do? To save his and the lives of the crew he has committed theft on a grand scale and made a ruthless enemy. Maybe find a safe hideout, but he can't stay hidden for ever when injustice is wreaked on a helpless society. Then he must risk the Silver Flyer, and give his foe the opportunity to eliminate all the evidence; including him.
Murphy's Star
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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On a journey to a distant solar system a group of scientists discover they’ve picked up an unlikely passenger...and discover humans may not be as alone in the universe as they thought. Inspired by the amazing "Love and Sex Among the Invertebrates", by the incomparable Pat Murphy, "Murphy’s Star" is another exploration of love and what it means to "be".
A Life in Snow
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Price: Free! Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Snow blankets the cold streets of Orlando. A man from another place – another world – has been sent to see a young boy there. He will also meet the boy’s mother & though duty-bound to complete his mission he will find himself at a crossroads. This is a story about making a choice. This is a story about the past as it is about the present. This is a story about love, & what people might do for it.
Plasma Frequency Issue 6 June/July 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 30,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In this Issue: Fiction By: Jeff Bowles,Siobhan Gallagher,Ryan Harvey, Brent Knowles, Sara Puls, Brynna Ramin, Adam C. Richardson, and Rebecca Roland Cover art by Luke Spooner And Interior Art by:Laura Givens and Tom Wieja Book Review: Rogue Hunter: Inquest by Kevis Hendrickson
The Bacco Stick
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Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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Ever wonder why a man. . .Dying of cancer. . .Constantly hiding from vicious killers. . .And living in a hole in the ground. . .is called. . .LUCKY MISHKA?
Signs Over the Pacific and Other Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,710. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Upper Rubber Boot Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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In this enchanting and sometimes gruesome collection of short stories, New Zealand author RJ Astruc tells several intertwined tales, about a whole cast of airship dwellers, Interpol agents, geneticists, mutants, holograms, and others living on the cutting edge of morality.
The Fourth Treatment
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Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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When Jorge92A2020, the only survivor of the first dozen longevity pioneers, grants Andrea an exclusive interview before his Fourth Treatment, she learns the changes from his previous treatments are more than skin deep. He may look like a Neanderthal, but Jorge challenges Andrea to consider her own humanity as he pursues his quest for immortality.
Seeking Forever
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Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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Jennifer O'Malley has been separated from her husband and son by miles and a few lifetimes since awakening from Cryogenic sleep in a post-apocalyptic world. She is obsessed to the point of near desperation in her drive to reunite with them; traversing a dysfunctional world far removed from the vision of the founders of Camelot Enterprises.
Plasma Frequency Issue 7
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Price: Free! Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Fiction By: J. W. Alden Milo James Fowler Julie Frost K. S. O'Neill Nanci Schwartz Steve Simpson J. S. Watts Eleanor Wood Art: Cover art by Laura Givens Book Review: Mermaid by Kate O'Connor
Submerged
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
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An isolated, frail old man trapped in his apartment. What possible threat could he pose to the sociopaths next door? Except that Brendan has his wife's foolish bravery to live up to ... Submerged, a short story (2,988 words), can be enjoyed alone or as part of Orotund: Collected Short Stories Volume Two.
Hey, Baby
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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If you meet a man dressed as Elvis in a Las Vegas casino in the middle of the night, that's not so strange. What is strange is when he tells you that he's a priest, that Elvis is Lord, and he's come from the future to find the truth of his scripture. Stranger still is when his religious rivals show up to express their disapproval...violently. Hey, Baby is a novelette of about 7600 words.