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Worlds Less Traveled
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lawyers in space. An attorney at an off-world deposition faces a strange witness and an even stranger circumstance. But can his senses be trusted this far from Earth as his anti-psychotic field wanes? Don't miss this glimpse of humanity from the eyes of one of its troubled own as he struggles with adversity out among the worlds less traveled. A short story of science fiction and uncertainty.
Bond Beyond Measure
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Price: Free! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a short story of a 5 year old boy, while on a passenger liner, finds himself in the middle of an adult war. This leads to an extraordinary encounter with an alien species.
Uncovering Truths: Time's Tempest Lost Chapter 4
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Series: Time's Tempest: The Lost Chapters. Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Now that Dezmind knows the truth about his past, he’s breached the Talian Compound in search of the key to his future. Dealing with the common citizens of Xannia’s largest city, Darzeth Prime, makes his search for the lost child difficult at best, impossible at worst. How much is he willing to risk to fulfil his destiny?
Sage Teon and the Fake Diamond Heist
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Series: Razia. Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sage has a problem. He's just been hired to steal a bunch of fake diamonds, but the fake rocks are protected by an impenetrable security system. Together with his crew, they'll defy gravity and cryptographic algorithms to finish the job.
Void
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
2065. Humans start terraforming Mars for future settlement. 2070. The Mars Baker2 outpost is established on the Acidalia Planitia. 2084. The first colonist goes missing.
Drifter
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I like to float. I drift. It's what I do. I float along, searching for you. You are my purpose, my one and only goal, and I am very patient. We are drifters, you and I...
Bunny With A Saw
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
On a long drive in the middle of the night, it's a bad sign when the stars begin to move. You're seeing things. It's time to pull over and rest. Or maybe something impossible is happening instead... Bunny With A Saw is a short story of about 1300 words.
Death in the Time of Paradise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Hermut—a prisoner—serves his time in a facility. He participates in any tests the scientists wish to run on him. But when he fails the latest test, Hermut worries for his life. That Termination might lurk right around the corner. A story of trial, failure and the indifference of success. Death in the Time of Paradise: A Short Story.
Pinatubo Sky
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Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Vince, the Calgary oilfield engineer, finds his African contract to be a geoengineering design, and that his client plans to turn the Sahara green. Considering his daughter's future, he takes on drone target risk and political negotiating. Expected to explain the science to politicians, he finds himself immersed in an scary new career.
The Black Clouds
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Price: Free! Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Meteorites strike the Earth wreaking havoc, but a greater menace emerges from the craters in the form of black clouds that threaten to destroy all life on Earth. Nations mobilize against the Clouds, but nothing works as the Black Clouds continue to grow. A group of scientists trapped in a specially designed facility work desperately to find a way of destroying the invaders before it's too late.
Under His Feet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Pablo Ellis has snuck away to take the ferry, planning to visit Kaylee's father. Dr Gutiérrez's procedure might just save Pablo's legs. The trouble is Kaylee found out and she's going to do everything she can to stop him. A science fiction story from the author of "Low Arc".
Tears
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Series: Killgrace. Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
He only saw his grandmother cry five times in his life. A speculative fiction short story.
The Eden Stream
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A novella about a man who follows a herd of elephants down an old road and ends up running for his life.
The Device
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
He was a lonely man, devastated by his wife's recent decision to leave him for another man. He was all alone on his rock, just him and the stars above - but then a funny thing happened and minutes later he was sitting next to the most amazing device to influence humankind. Stefan touched it, and soon he was leading humankind down a new path, to a new future in the stars.
Máquina do Tempo
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Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Se um dia pudesses voltar atrás no tempo será que gostavas de mudar verdadeiramente alguma coisa? E se sim, será que valia a pena?
Teeny Weenie Man (A short, completely believable story)
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Price: Free! Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Molly Peek discovers an extremely odd hotdog during the course of her working day, she has no idea that her knowledge of life, evolution, and whether Earthlings are alone in the universe will be greatly enhanced. For such a small guy, the Teeny Weenie Man sure knows how to make an impact.
Donors
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A couple discover the price of loyalty.
On the Beach
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Adrian lives detached from the world. So detached that even the most dramatic of events, happening right on his doorstep, has no effect on him. But can he keep shrugging off the world forever? Or will he—one day—let it back in? A story of compassion in amongst trauma. On the Beach: A Short Story.
Identity is Theft
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In the none-too distant future, Shane Hillsbottom loses his identity. Somebody just reaches out and grabs it. And now it falls to him to recover it. Or else he will disappear without a trace. A story of the future, and the most personal robbery imaginable. Identity is Theft: A Short Story.
Going Home (A Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fourteen year old Matt doesn't want to move to Mars, but his father's leaving him no choice. When he tries to run away from the spaceport, he finds out his father isn't the only one trying to force him to go. Alien creatures have infested the spaceport, and they have a terrible truth for Matt to discover...