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The Devil in the Woods
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Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
When Beelzebub, a mutated teenager who looks like the devil of a geneticist’s son, Augustus, mutilates a cow, his life becomes threatened when his father’s friend, Michael, calls for hunters to catch the beast.
Glitch X 7
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Series: 2nd Civil War. Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a nanotech attack destroys the town of Conifer, Washington, Gabriel Marte is the only man left alive.
Return to Gray's World
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Series: Space and Speculation, 3. Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The exploration of the strange alien world QJZ is complete but what has been learned makes no sense. The Empire dismisses this intelligence and moves against it. Will they succeed this time to conquer the world or regret it?
TV Times
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Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As television gets more and more stations, you'll find there's less and less worth watching any more. Just pray that one day your TV doesn't start watching YOU!
Artifact
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Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Noon wishes fate would give him a break. He's survived an attack from an ancient robot and just wants to go home. Also his body might be dying, and he's stranded in the middle of nowhere. He should really know better by now. This short story takes place in a lush, overgrown post apocalyptic world where the majority of the population are descendants of genetic experiments and have strange powers.
A Cloak of Glass
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Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: British English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
On the darkest streets of Japan, pieces are being set in motion... The world holds it breath; the clouds of war are gathering. Twin sisters Saga and Shaaya have business deep in the slums of Tankenkuro, one of the most dangerous cities on earth. The twins will need every ounce of psychic power they can muster if they are to survive the night. It isn't just the humans that are watching...
Nautilus Log: A New Discovery
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Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Captain Nemo returns to the ruins of Atlantis when a strange ship rises from the broken remains and challenges the Nautilus. In search of answers, Nemo takes off after the ship into the blackness of the Baltic Sea.
Flash Fiction Online - August 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
”On the Fly” by Alison McBain. Jorge struggle both in and out of the kitchen. “Kitsune no Yomeiri” by Ashe Thurman. A husband’s attempt to embrace his wife’s culture goes painfully awry. James Aquilone’s, “6 Attempts at Winning Jennifer’s Heart” is a humorous stab at office romance. An editorial by Anna Yeatts. Original artwork by Rich Ware.
Es war einmal auf einer Wolke
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Price: Free! Words: 7,720. Language: German. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
High in the atmosphere of a gas giant planet, strange creatures live out their lives in the sky. An alien perspective on youth, old age, life, the universe, and everything. Hoch oben in der Atmosphäre eines Gasgiganten führen seltsame Kreaturen Ihr Dasein in den Lüften. Eine fremdartige Perspektive auf die Jugend, das Alter, Leben, das Universum und Alles.
His Brother's Keeper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dell Roja, one more underemployed brown man living in the wilds of Los Angeles, wakes up one morning to find everything he knew suddenly ripped away. The world around him, alike in many ways, is yet starkly different from his own, and there's something distinctly strange about the pallid young man who comes to his rescue.
A new way of counting sheep
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Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When counting sheeps becomes more than the regular method to sleep.
Possibility - a SUM inspired story
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Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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What happens after you die? Instead of nothing, or heaven, you discover a world where every possible you who ever lived exists in a world made entirely of you.
Devlin Maycare in The Caverns of Fire and Snow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Professor Jessica Doric is hired by a famed adventurer/womanizer Lord Devlin Maycare to run his new pet project, The Maycare Institute of Xeno Studies. Her job: to locate alien artifacts before Warlock Industries, an unscrupulous mega-corp, can steal them away.
Metal Fist 1: Singer's Salute
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Series: Metal Fist, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the not so distant future, entertainment game shows will devolve into savage gladiatorial matches where elimination of any kind means a painful death. Singer's Salute is the first installment in the Metal Fist short story series. For fans of The Voice and American Idol, who are seeking edgier entertainment.
Asymmetrical Compounds
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Price: Free! Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Suppose you find yourself in a strangely unsettling reality, suppose you are offered superhuman powers by a voice from your head, suppose you are unable to distinguish dream from reality. What would you do? A short story collection comprising of several characters caught in different and unusual situations and their subsequent reactions to them.
Sabots: A Flash Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 940. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aging mechanic Mason is worried about his job as the factory he works in becomes increasingly automated and self-sufficient, and his survival may depend on finding ways to fix machines that aren’t broken. Length is approximately 900 words. This story is also available in the bundled collection, “Payday: 5 Flash Stories.”
Introduction - A Pacifica Flash Fiction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Pacifica, floating city of opportunity, creativity, and progress. Take a tour through town, introducing it through the eyes of new arrival Chang Wu on his first day at work. Only, he does not know exactly what his work is, yet.
Evolution Anxiety
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The treaty was supposed to end the war between the Mechanics and Chimerans, but all that is thrown into jeopardy when Dr. Rauch is kidnapped by a band of rogue Chimerans. Now, all he wants to do is survive, and escape.
You're Never Alone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Everyone lives, plays, and works with the Network always there, always connected to everyone else, all the time. The Network and the Signal unite the world with information, and Jim couldn't be happier or more secure. Only the Unplugged reject the beauty of the Signal, and Jim would never Unplug. But one day it all gets taken away from him, and Jim wants to know why.
Dreams Are Real
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Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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Dreams are Real revolves around one man’s struggle to come to terms with what happens when we he is asleep and the strange events that lead him to arrive at his unconventional conclusions.