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Face To Face With The Gorilla King
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You set the price! Words: 10,890. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It’s not every day that a trip to the zoo can lead to you ending up on the other side of the Galaxy! This short story is the tale of a boy who is whisked away from a family zoo trip and arrives in the court of a gorilla king. He has no idea how he is going to get home and it looks like his host is expecting him to win a battle upon which hangs the balance of his new home!
A Change of Heart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by TWB Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Dr. Cy Berger, on an interplanetary mission to save alien animals, must transplant the heart of a dragon.
"There's No Place Like Zone"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Chris and Kevin have no choice but to drive to Chicago from New York City for an important meeting. Their car runs out of gas at a very inopportune time. Especially when they are not alone out in the middle of nowhere...
Blood Relation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sally's wondering if her brother Bevan will decide whether to donate a kidney. An asteroid belt station is no place for a kid to have kidney problems. Going through with the operation is not an easy choice for either of them. A short story, originally published in Outposts of Beyond. The ebook also includes bonus short short stories, "Bergamot Silhouetted" and "Hard Suit Lock".
The Greatest Host
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The planet where their last host lived, was bombarded by poisonous meteorites and after losing many of their kind they were forced to abandon their hosts and escape. They traveled for a long time and finally found hosts that seemed suitable. Once they occupied the new hosts they found and ideal life and they recognized that they finally found the perfect host.
A Vacant Elemental Beauty
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by Hermit Muse Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The job was supposed to be a simple smash and grab heist. In and back out with loot in hand. But the loot contains a being who can sway Lady Luck. And Brin Callahan isn't the only one in town with an interest in this strange blue teapot. As lucky as she is, Brin and her team are on the run again. The beauty of a wish, as she discovers, is a thief can't have it all.
Human Take Away
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if we were cattles grazing for someone who needs a lot of food? How would we feel if it had been us to be raised for the whole time waiting for the moment to be slaughtered? This is the spark that gives the authors a chance to talk about the human spirit, which can show at the same time great love and indiscriminate, ruthless selfishness.
A Sala do Tempo - Chamas Atemporais
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Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Helena nunca esqueceu Jonas nem o Velho da Ponte. Quando chega a notícia de que a velha livraria abandonada (agora uma lanchonete) havia incendiado e que o dono com envelhecimento precoce tinha ficado catatônico, Helena decide voltar para sua cidade natal e desvendar qual o problema daquele lugar e de uma estranha sala que parece não ter sido afetada pelo fogo.
Gifted
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Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story from The DPA Declassified Files. David is just your average man until a chance encounter with a young lady changes him forever.
Meet Mr. G
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gordon Garrison is a dark and tortured author, afflicted by the characters inside his head, who becomes aware he has unknowingly been manipulated into becoming a weapon.Under the pale-blue moonlight, the darkness awakens—tormented and creating. Gordon, Mr. G to all who know of him, has decided to turn the tables.
The Twelve: Altunai Subset Two
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015 by Tulipe Noire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"The Twelve" is told in four volumes, each a collection of three short stories, and is an accompanying work to Killian McRae's Altunai Annals.
Lost in An Empty Skull
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: American English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
If you were a fan of the old Twilight Zone television series...you will love my new short story LOST IN AN EMPTY SKULL It's a mysterious account of the strange disappearance of one Ambrose Bierce in the Mexican desert, with a twist at the end you won't see coming...just like the old series...
In Joubin's Head
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Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Hidden Clearing Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A psychological sci-fi short story that takes place inside the head of Joubin, a man who must make sense of the past and present from his jumbled thoughts and the voice in his mind. Joubin soon realizes the voice is not his own thoughts, but of an entity that is curious and adaptable. Through conversation with this entity, Joubin will find out if this voice is friendly or means to do him harm.
Manhunt How Long Can You Run
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Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Running from the police should never be a game, but for the rich in the 23rd century it’s just that. Until Justin Ferry the third finds out that money cannot always buy you power.
The Boy, His Gazillion-Mile Journey and the Celestial Insouciance of It All
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Price: Free! Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jai and Professor ponder the larger questions about life and the Universe a night before Jai was to be nuked and transported to the Domus-Nova.
The Cyborg's Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short story. 16 pages. Michael 64, a winged cyborg, is hired by Thurston, Director-General of Genetic Engineering, to guard Azuria 27, a famous cyborg dancer changed at her request into human form - an illegal procedure in 2175. Azuria thinks she is changing for love. When she becomes pregnant, she and Michael unwittingly find themselves part of Thurston's plot for cyborg supremacy. 6,350 words
The Cryo Killer
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Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
At Life Extensions Ltd we guarantee that your death will be painless, or your money back when you’re thawed. And the Cryo Bureau? They won’t suspect a thing… 'The Cryo Killer' is a thrilling sci-fi short that will convince you not to step into the freezer quite yet.
Awake: Aloha
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In Part 2 of the "Awake" short story series, Timothy Stone is determined to find a way to awaken his mother and the rest of the town of Hillsboro, Oregon. After enlisting the help of his friends George and Godfrey Bjorge, they set out to find answers in the neighboring town of Aloha but what they find only leaves them with more questions.
The Silent Yearning of the Bijounonc
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Hermit Muse Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Thief Brin Callahan has found a sort-of grace on a new planet, away from the dangerous lifestyle she once lived. But that grace is interrupted by an unwanted visit from a police officer.
The Last Battle
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The long awaited final assault against the evil Volmoths is upon the battle hardened Commander. The Commander preps his remaining troops under the leadership of Sargent Savage and sends them into the last battle.