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But Always Meeting Ourselves
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015 by Neon. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
"The time machine first arrived during the summer. I was outside, mowing the lawn, when it insinuated itself into the shrubbery." So begins "But Always Meeting Ourselves", a darkly comic tale by Leo Hunt about gardening, memories and the terrible consequences of being able to go back.
And the Lion Said Shibboleth
Price: Free! Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A sister, one of hundreds not seen for decades, returns with a ship, a crew and dreams of larceny. She plans to steal from a species so alien they speak in scents and colours and cannot comprehend the treasure they carry between the stars. But for Morgan, the cloned son of a genocidal dictator, joining his sister could mean repeating his dead father’s journey into madness and death.
The Martian Ascent: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Little people have colonized Mars. Three of them struggle to become the first humans to scale Olympus Mons, the highest mountain in the solar system. But their climb becomes haunted by eerie noises. Are they are going mad? Will they ever make it to the top? "Elinor has a different way of looking at the world....loved every moment in it," said a customer's 5-star review.
Devious Machine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Ginger, a super-advanced android is dispatched to free the denizens of a smart-city gone mad. Sabotaging the paranoid megastructure will require more than just Ginger's superb hacking skills. Ginger's up to the task but she's not the only one with a clever trick of two up her sleeve.
Chemical Creatures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gary Kuyper’s award winning story deals with the fickleness of the mind, how it is affected by the amount and type of chemical that happens to be pumping through the brain at that moment. The story involves two protagonists – one human, the other not. Their paths will cross because, although different in many ways, they are both invariably...Chemical Creatures.
Keep Cool
Price: Free! Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(1.00 from 1 review)
Dear reader, here I collected only few and less significant flash stories. All the stories you will find in this little collection were rejected. Sure, they were rejected by really important and competent editors, from great magazines. So really you don't need to stop here and read them. But, if you want really do this, I'll be sincerely pleased, for you... and for me.
The Things In The Museum
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: British English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When life as you know it gets reset by catastrophe, there's only one thing to do. Claw your way back up the evolutionary ladder!
Tranquil Sea (Part 3 of the Gas Giant Sequence)
Series: The Gas Giant Sequence. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Siblings Maria and James have been tasked with setting up a nanomachine-based antenna dish on the dark farside of the moon. When a mysterious vapour cloud appears over the lunar surface, all hell breaks loose. As the situation becomes more desperate and increasingly impossible, the team must face the shared trauma of their past to overcome the dangers of the present.
Ringshine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if our quest to explore the universe and other worlds uncovers something that doesn't want to be found?
Cinderella’s Holo-wand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
“Cinderella’s Holo-wand,” is a futuristic look at the Cinderella fairytale. The humorous story takes a look at what would happen if we could use technology to instantly alter our bodies to make our dreams come true. This 4000 word short story was originally published by Perihelion Magazine.
Colonial Plagues
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: British English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It’s been years since Missra was executed for her treason and her soul bound in service to the Goddess she hates. There aren’t many compensations, but being the most powerful magical healer of her generation gets her out of the box occasionally, and colonists do catch the most entertaining diseases.
The Night We Lost Cleveland
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this short, short story, a teenager avoids yard work to play the latest version of Deus Ex on his departed grandfather’s bio lab’s full screen.
Above The Field Of Buttercups
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Gangsters reflect on science, knowledge, and the final mystery while carrying out orders.
Postcards from the Moon (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hank Rollins is old, tired, and thoroughly regretting the missed opportunities of his youth. More than a half century ago, he passed up the chance to do something wonderfully foolish, and utterly impossible. A chance to reach for a different kind of future. But that door may not be completely closed, because Hank is getting postcards from a world that never came to pass.
Danny Shaw, Twelve Year Old Time Traveler in the Year 2000
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two minute read. 1960's youngster Danny Shaw travels forward in time thirty-five years: to the year 2000!
Mouse About the House: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a young woman's home becomes infested with mice, ruining her business, she knows something has to be done. But is the solution worse than the problem? "It's a funny story, I love it and would suggest a sequel!" said one customer in her 5-star review. Readers who liked "Elinor's Little Book of Funny Critters" will probably also enjoy this short story.
Two Psychics in a Typhus Epidemic
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
Three minute read. Two psychics experience a Typhus epidemic in Philadelphia, 1837.
A Poetic Disorder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Veterinarian Dr. Cy Berger must find a cure for a disease that’s infected a faraway planet’s animal population before the human inhabitants starve to death.
Nimbus
Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Look through the eyes of a child who is more than he appears to be, and discover that there are indeed superheroes among us.
Tunnelbeast
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In an abandoned mining town on an obscure moon some three billion kilometers from Earth one man struggles to survive. With only a broken hologram for companionship, he must face the horrors of the past and his deepest fears, but the most difficult challenges come from within.