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Spaceship
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Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There is more power : 1. The sun and its derivatives , metals , uranium , gas, oil, wood ... 2. Gravity of the planet , of the sun, moon , any weight ... 3. Space , which is antigravity.
Terry
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Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Might artificial intelligence finally be real this time? Prodigy or processor: Terry’s mad keen to prove himself. He’s going to paint us all a picture … At 2,639 words Terry is part of a suite of short stories by BP Gregory, each its own little maelstrom of human suffering and longing. You can enjoy Terry alone or as part of Orotund: Collected Short Stories Volume Two.
Always Save One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The galaxy is a big place. There's all kinds of lethal dangers and unique threats lurking in the dark, unexplored corners. In spite of this, and all their training, a squad of Marines answering a distress call from an isolated outpost on a distant planet is wholly unprepared for the horror that awaits them...
Final Message
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
While doing a repair job aboard a solar research vessel in a slowly decaying orbit around a star, a cargo-running technician makes the discovery of a lifetime...
Next Door Data
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Calvin out tent-camping with family opened his e-car door to a peace shattering din. His inner rage exploded into an urge to lash out at the invasive next door trailer but he held back. Through an irritating weekend of adaptation he realized campground power generators had awakened his fury over people's non response to climate change. His struggle triggered action never before considered.
Hutch
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Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(2.00 from 1 review)
Former alcoholic Andrew wakes up one evening next to the bodies of his parents. Imminently, Andrew is blamed for their murders. However he feels the horrendous act was committed by someone, or something else. Did Andrew lose his own sanity and kill his own mother and father? Or is the real culprit still afoot? Little do the police know, the murderer is closer than they think.
Delightfully Twisted Tales: The Future of Future Planning (Volume Nine)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
We save and invest and plan for our future, but in twenty, thirty, forty years, science fiction will become our new reality. How do we go about retirement planning when human cloning will likely be a viable option? What degrees should we encourage our children to pursue when robots are competing for the best jobs? How will the housing market be affected by the discovery of parallel universes?
The Secret Frequency
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Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Jack Ellis had aged well. Although that was nothing new; not now. Everyone aged well these days. Looking from his perch down at burning city below he mused that aging well was no longer the problem, no need for moisturisers or multi-vitamins. Living well was the challenge nowadays. And it was all his fault.
Deja Vu
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by KMFPublishing.co.uk. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story about travel between multiverses. A husband discovers how to travel between multiple universes. He has 5 minutes to explain to his wife by email why and how he is probably leaving her for good.
An Expert's Quick Guide to Planetary Travel
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Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A well-season interstellar traveler has written a somewhat tongue-in-cheek guide for those that have not traveled off world. It covers some of the unusual conditions that a tourist may encounter on other planets such a different gravities, weather, atmospheres, fauna and flora, diurnal and yearly cycles, and light. A must read for planetary travelers.
Hospital On A Hill
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You set the price! Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
How do you know that your eyes can be trusted? How do you know that even the major media applications of the day can be trusted? Jason Varis is about to discover this problem.
Fire. Escape.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by in potentia press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Grey is having a very bad day. First his illegal stim batch caught fire, then his best friend went down for the count and now the cops are on to them. All he's trying to do is make a couple of euros; why does it have to be so hard? A novella set in the same world as the Andersson Dexter series of SF detective novels.
The Self Made Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
People are only supposed to get one bite at the pie; that single chance, do or die. But not Timers, who can grimly restart again and again, as many times as it takes. At 4,548 words The Self Made Man is the newest in a suite of short science fiction, fantasy and horror stories by BP Gregory. It can be enjoyed alone or as part of Orotund: Collected Short Stories Volume Two.
My Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
They had only recently met, yet the strong connection between them was to ignite a series of events that would change human history. The first humans to travel through time were lovers and prepared to risk all, and each other, for their journey to succeed. When Vesna pressed the button she had no idea what would become of her whilst her lover waited - but neither expected what was to come.
Lydia's Decision (A Curiosity Chronicles Short)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A romantic steampunk short story of adventurers, seafarers, and daring choices, set in the Curiosity Chronicles world.
Abigail's Discovery (A Curiosity Chronicles Short)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A romantic steampunk short story of masquerades, mystery, and hidden weapons, set in the Curiosity Chronicles world.
Europa's Hum
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A planetary scientist and an astronaut make an intriguing flyby of Jupiter's moon, Europa.
Heaven's Mountain
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Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Irena Dem has been offered a free ticket on the first space elevator. She's not sure why; but the situation is critical and – even more curious – the World Space Agency didn't summon her to the meeting. They came to her. She's not sure about that either. But one thing Irena is very sure of: Nothing in life is free.
Ivan Hogue
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An interplanetary hunter storms into a tavern on a mining outpost on Andula. He's looking for a beast, or a man... or maybe a spirit. He isn't quite sure.
Aware
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jenkins’ biggest problem was not the huge hole that had been carved out of the hull of her ore runner by the uncharted chunk of rock in space. Nor was it fighting off the insanity of being alone and stuck in space. Her biggest problem was working with a robot that she hated.