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Splig and Dint
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Commander Splig and Lt. Dint are two aliens with a mission: to sit on their ass and monitor Earth communications for five years. Their years of boredom and near lunacy come to a horrific end when confronted with a video showing their beloved space navy hero Yablo Dan dissected by human beings. Splig and Dint set aside their differences and plan their revenge.
Dunyon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a rundown bar on a space station at the end of the universe, a customer asks for passage to Dunyon. The owner and bartender has no idea what or where Dunyon is. The next night, more people show, and more, and suddenly Dunyon, that little bar, and the entire spacestation face a very big crisis.
Deep Cove
Series: Deep Cove, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: American English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a hot summer's night in 1978 Randy and Jimmy discover that catfish and turtles aren't the only thing living in the murky waters of Deep Cove. Their discovery makes for a riveting, action packed short story.
Apex Magazine - Issue 40
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,690. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
The Impossibles: A Retrieval Artist Short Story
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To pay off her law school debts, Kerrie works in the public defender’s office at the Interspecies Court. She has more clients than she can defend, most of them from cultures she does not understand. The public defender’s office loses almost all of its cases, but sometimes it gets a win. Kerrie thinks she has a winner. But does she? Or will winning the case mean she loses at everything else?
Going to the Dogs
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A reluctant vacation for two couples quickly devolves into a desperate life-and-death fight when one member of the party decides to cross a galactic crime lord - with apocalyptic consequences...
The Pods
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
When strange metallic pods begin to suddenly drop from the sky one night, two young brothers take one home and make a terrible discovery... Now looking better than ever on your e-reader...
To Meet Fate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the green, health-conscious near future, an already wealthy man eagerly anticipates the results of a block lottery. Watching on his massive holoscreen, he weighs the value of his life up until now and the quality of his marriage, knowing that everything will change if he wins. This is a short story which dares to ask: How much is enough?
Hoe ik een moordenaar werd
Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: Dutch. Published: September 11, 2012 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Een koloniste, die op een vreedzame planeet in vrijheid en harmonie met haar planeetgenoten leeft, ziet haar rustige leventje wreed verstoord door een invasie van neodemi's. Zal zij zich door hen in het keurslijf laten persen?
Wired: A Broken Fairy Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A cybernetic Rapunzel in a post-apocalyptic world plots to escape her lonely tower. "Wired" is a short story of about 4600 words.
The Forced Assassin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Tom Jackson finds himself in the middle of a plot to kill an alien ambassador. A man named Andy Rennick pushes a heavy-looking revolver across his desk to Tom. He wants Tom to use it during humanity's first contact with an alien species. Rennick is the commander of the orbiting space station on which this historic moment will occur. He knows every move that Tom could possibly make.
Arcot e la Regina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: Italian. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Eros, fantasy e fantascienza sono i generi che Luca Rossi mescola sapientemente in questa serie di racconti a puntate per creare una miscela unica, dove femmine e maschi di specie e pianeti diversi vengono indagati nelle loro più profonde pulsioni sessuali.
The Apparition of the Virgin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mashups
At the helm on the Great Lakes, Georges is convinced the Virgin has appeared, and with a young family to support, the message has great meaning. When he's a little too insistent, people think he's mad. But all is not real in this masterful parody of an international science-fiction undersea crime thriller. A short story.
Hardware
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When Matt heard something go bump in the night, he thought it would turn out to be nothing. Then he wakes to find himself in an anonymous hangar wearing only a hospital gown, surrounded by perma-smiling people that are hooked up to a vast machine. He’s lost his consciousness, his wife and his underwear. And he wants them all back.
The End of All (Origins Part 8)
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gheid, Leyla, Dia and Jarl arrive on the planet Han to meet the Sindenians. But they may be far too late. This is a science fiction short story of 1,280 words. It is part eight and the final part of the 'Origins' series of short stories.
Outer Sky
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The world is dying. The human race is dwindling. Its grandeur all but forgotten. A majority of the great strides made in philosophy, art, technology, and science lay buried in the rubble of the past. Forgotten. Still some cruel spark of humanity remained, undaunted, determined to survive. For the first time in generations, and in secret men and women will be hurled to the stars. To where...
A Divine Tale
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
This is a story about Seglaman the Snow God, and how other God’s use his sorry tale as a reminder to younger less experienced God's as a warning to never become too comfortable when ruling over mortals who worship them. If you read this story then I would much appreciate it if you would review the story (whether the review be good or bad) as any feedback would be most helpful.
Memories of Hel
Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
After a merciless enemy boards her cargo hauler, Captain Kasha Eaves is forced to make one of the most difficult decisions of her life - she withdraws her distress call. “DCCS Memories of Hel to any vessel within range – this ship is to be considered hostile. Repeat – the Memories of Hel is hostile. Destroy on sight.” However, her crew's fight for survival and freedom has barely begun.
Through Anguish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
One man's loss leads to the pain of a village, and the change he needs to grow.
Moon Dream: A Science Fiction Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Even as a child, Julia Threswald dreamed of visiting the moon. But the world economy collapses around her, throwing everything into chaos, dashing her chances to go to the moon. Julia despairs until she realizes her dream could lead her, and her world, out of the darkness into hope. If she can find the strength to realize her vision of walking on the moon. "Moon Dream" is a short story.