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Snapshots
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Cleavon saw his first murder victim at his friend Emmett Till’s funeral. Cleavon fled Chicago to raise his family, but the violence followed him. Now, he worries that his grandson Ty will die as horribly as Emmett, and for no good reason. Cleavon wants his family out of Chicago, but Ty wants to repair the city—and he just might do it.
The Indians take on the Devil
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Price: Free! Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Karen and several of her Native cousins attempt to rob a museum in order to take back the remains of two Ancestors; while they're there they stumble on a ritual that brings a Demon forth. Now Karen and her cousins have to survive someone else's religion.
The Moment of Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
There is something decidedly strange about the new family in Treeview -- the ones with the odd haircuts, pointed teeth and strange attraction to vegetables. Life has gotten odd since they arrived and now it's up to three local ladies to take care of the problem! The short story is followed by a preview of the first chapter to the novel Beware the Wrath of Bunny Hopper.
Inchoate in Urdu
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Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: Urdu. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a translation of my short story, Inchoate, into Urdu. شروع کرنا تاریخ میں پہلی بورڈ کے اجلاس اور اس کی واحد ایجنڈا آئٹم کے بارے میں ایک ونودی کہانی.
The Specimen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Stinking-drunk space smuggler, Arkle Wright, picks up a job he’ll live to regret. But at least he’ll learn an important lesson. Never ship animals. An oddball space fable. The Specimen: An Arkle Wright Short Story.
Sirens Fall
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Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
John Stanton and the crew of the Helios Ark pursue their rival, Lars Marvik, to an isolated asteroid base. What should have been a simple task of apprehending one man quickly escalates, putting in danger the one person John cares about the most - the telepathic Centaurian, Selize. John will stop at nothing to save her, even if that means going against everything he believes in.
A Mirrors Beginning: John Brooks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
High school drop out, former addict, now fights for intergalactic peace. John Brooks enters the ISC in this, a prequel to Mirror Image.
Mother Daughter Exhibition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ellie misses her Mom. It's bad enough living in the Mars dome, but her Dad's driving her nuts now. Ellie just wants to paint. When she steals his car, she has a nagging sense that things aren't going to go well. A science fiction story by the author of "Memory Book".
Superloo
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Price: Free! Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The entire network of Superloo’s* in London joined up for a single night to become a series of interchangeable pathways, crisscrossing the city, teleporting users of the service to random unexpected locations across the city, Martin tells his friends, but they don't believe it happened. But where did he go? * Pod-like spacy looking toilet facility. Possibly doubles up as teleporter cubicle.
Grime
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Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
How hard can it be to get the simplest, most important thing you need?
Blackboard Galaxy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Blackboard Galaxy is a humorous science fiction story about a teacher who has dreamed of teaching in space. Now that she is living her dream, she must find ways to discipline students besides eating them, as that is the standard protocol among alien teachers. This story originally appeared in Issue 6 of Untied Shoelaces of the Mind. The author based this story on her experiences teaching.
2345: Una Carta del Futuro
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: Spanish. Published: October 26, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
¿Qué puede un hombre del futuro, posiblemente, decir a humanidad para evitar su sufrimiento y extinción?
2345: Uma Carta do Futuro
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 26, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
O que pode um homem do futuro, possivelmente dizer à humanidade vai evitar seu sofrimento e extinção?
The Collected #7 NOTICE NEVER PAY
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Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This is The Collected, a place so frustrating in its nature that the great philosopher from the planet Alpha Demo, Delphaconnick, called it- “A symbol of truly how Godless and random creation is in its cruelty to life.”
Japheth, Ishvi and The Light
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Based on the Biblical tale of Abraham and his son Isaac, Japheth loves his son Isaac. Along with Ishvi's siblings, they live in a religious commune known as, "The Light". Life is good. They have land, and love. Community. Until the Zombie Apocalypse burns into the ground as terrifying pillars from the skies and throws in some devastating confusion.
Quantum History
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A science experiment goes wrong in unforeseeable ways, affecting a man and his wife across the country, in a bizarre and humorous fashion.
Sage Teon and the L Word
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Series: Razia. Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Razia's mouth always causes her trouble, but this time Sage is the one who's painted himself in a corner. His pirate runner gave him an ultimatum - if the feisty female bounty hunter is captured, she's out of the web. And when he finds out someone has her in their sights, he's got to figure out a way to keep her out of trouble - without her knowing.
200 Shorter Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two hundred tales of two hundred letters and spaces. Plots, worlds and character refined to their essence. Sci-fi, whimsy, fantasy, horror, thriller and more. Short stories unlike any you’ve read before!
This Is Not A Mosquito!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An unnamed human drone runs afoul of a mechanized mosquito that he believes is intent on sucking his blood, as if that would make the slightest bit of sense. But the MM's intentions are actually quite different.
Pariah
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: American English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Young Henry was perfect: perfectly average, perfectly normal. Why did he need to be categorized in school? His parents find themselves on the wrong side of the law as they fight to help Henry fit in at school in this dystopian short story where large scale individualized education misfires for the minority who are merely average.