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Fly Me to the Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: Australian English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
What happened when the Angler came? Why was everybody so excited when the Angler came? Why was the angler there? Find out in this whimsical tale.
The Bloody Dollar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Have you wondered where the dollar bills that change hands have been? How far has it travelled? What kind of transactions was it used for? This short story is of a very unique dollar bill, that has a very special power, changing the lives it touches.
The Shadow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,380. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Clay Sweet's brilliant, yet troubled, childhood friend, Ava Munson, discovers a way to rearrange and transport matter for her science fair project. But a dreadful mistake traps Ava in the transporter and transforms her into something inhuman. In her new form, the now arrogant and egotistical Ava seeks revenge for the murder of her parents’ years before in a botched robbery.
Gunslinger: A World at War Story
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Series: World at War Stories Series 2, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It's a battle of the big guns. Bravehart Company has been forced into an artillery duel with one of their toughest foes. Can they come out on top?
Alien Influences: The Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Years ago, John paid for horrible crimes based on alien ritual he committed as a child. Now, alienated from his fellow humans, he works as a bounty hunter. But his latest job takes him a little too close to the past he tries to forget. And this time, he might not escape with his life. This story appears in slightly different form in the novel, Alien Influences.
Maybe
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Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A team of physicists conducting high-level research face the reality of what their errant experiment means for the universe in secret, and team member Joel contemplates the end of all things ten feet from his ex. Which is easier to fix: the fabric of space and time or the broken bond between lovers?
Gray Fox: A World at War Story
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Series: World at War Stories Series 2, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
No sight. No scent. No sound. A Redd Foxx scout team is sent into enemy territory on a mission. Even with their considerable skills, can they accomplish their mission without being discovered?
Don't Press the Red X
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Bill is fresh out of collage on the first day of his new job. He wants to make a good impression on his new bosses and express his true genius. Unfortunately, his first day does not go as planned.
The Moon Under the Stars
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A 3400 word short. Ms. Rhesus is a moon -- a member of superhero fandom, people who devote large amounts of energy and imagination to following the exploits of their superhero idols, otherwise known as stars. When Doctor Geiger dies, it wracks Ms. Rhesus' fan chapter, perhaps beyond repair. But when his body disappears, Ms. Rhesus must help unravel a mystery with a strange and very human solution.
Navigator
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A tale of survival set against the backdrop of deep space. The remains of a military crew find that their Navigator, a cybernetically enhanced human grown into the ship's systems, has turned against the crew and initiated a deadly game that could spell the end of their lives.
Before Palar
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Series: Palar, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Scientist Cast Palar must build a machine that can harvest fuel from other planets before his own planet destroys itself.
The Story of Sarah and Hagar
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Price: Free! Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story is a tale of caution based on the Old Testament and modern genomics about the possibility and horror of a Genecaust.
Bug - Projet Bradbury, #51
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Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: French. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ce n'est pas parce que son assistant vient de lui faire la pire saloperie de sa carrière que Linus Kernstein va s'en laisser conter : le chef de service a du pain sur la planche et ce n'est pas le bruit des dents qui rayent le parquet qui va le déconcentrer aujourd'hui. Mais quand il réalise que l'entreprise pour laquelle il s'échine depuis des années cherche à l'évincer, sa patience s'érode.
The Last Evolution S 1 Ep 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As artificial intelligence grows humanity has one more chance to grow into its better self.
The Sirens' Last Lament
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mankind shows no mercy to those of the Black Sun Temple. For those cultists who warn those alien sirens are mankind's doom jeopardize the melodies those creatures share with humankind. But that zeal for justice blinds mankind's empathy, until the executioners attending to their duty upon Ganymede push too far and ruin any chance to some day sing alongside those incredible sirens mesmerizing man.
Thieves on the Long Dark Road
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Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In this short story, thieves are coming to steal a planet’s last chance for survival. Only one guardian remains to stop them.
Aurealis #73
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features the near-future Melbourne of Daniel Baker’s gritty and evocative ‘Refraction’ and a chilling transformation story, 'Kisses with Teeth’, by Allan Chen. Shane M Brown’s article, ‘The Secret to Selling eBooks’, continues his series on thriving in the new publishing eco-system we live in, and we round things off with a bumper crop of speculative fiction reviews.
Canine Chronicles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Angel Favazza has turned her attention to humanity's best friend: the dog. Thrill as Fido chases down bones in free-fall. Chill as Rover pulls off a daring rescue. And cheer as Mighty Mongrel romps for Truth, Justice, and the American Way. Okay, maybe I got a little excited with this write-up. Just buy the book, and enjoy the read. I did. ~ Alban Lake
Child of Spring
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Series: Mouse and Snake, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Ben's terraced garden, cut high into the mountainside, was his joy, source of his family's food. Twenty years had taught him every nook and cranny, leaving few surprises until the cool spring day he found an abandoned toddler by the blackberry bushes. Child of Spring is a tender story of family, the bonds forged by working the earth together and the inevitability of death even in the far future.
Ch05En: Episode 5
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
He was the first, and he's come back to collect his gems and stop the other Sorrows. Can he succeed before their plan is complete, or will the bad guys win this time?