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Almost Beyond Imagination: A Real Hologram (A Classic Sci-Fi Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Almost Beyond Imagination: A Real Hologram, is about what happens to most of the crew of a starship as they make first contact with the holographic image of a little girl dressed as a princess.
The Theory of Love at First Sight
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Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"If you’ve received this, I hope you understand. We didn’t mean for it to become this way. I didn’t want it to turn out like this. We lost sight of everything. Even love. Even now, to keep ourselves safe, we weaponised it. This is the theory of love at first sight." - a flash fiction about love at first sight.
Flayed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story, about 3500 words. Donte is a veteran and a colonist on a struggling new world under a hot young flare star. For most of the colonists, the struggle is in coaxing crops out of the alien soil and avoiding the radiation of the flares. But for Donte, he must also deal with the lingering trauma of war -- and a body that feels skinned alive without the armor he once wore in the army.
The Moon Came Down
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Science-Fiction story with horror overtones from the author who brought you Blood Related and Dreams of Thanatos. A young boy has a horrifying extraterrestrial encounter after a strange object lands on the family’s farm-house. What emerges from the unusual object are the things of nightmares. As he struggles against the strange creatures that have invaded his home, the young boy realizes that fe
The Time It Happened
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Remember what you were doing that day when the world changed? "The Time It Happened" from Third Flatiron Anthologies serves up a buffet of new speculative fiction choices, offering stories and flash humor involving alternate history, time travel, and what-if scenarios of the future.
Spindrift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: Australian English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Solitary Cat Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jandy-500 lives in a future world of food shortages, energy blackouts and overpopulation. There are rumours that the Government has found a way to make things better. But will their solution work – or will Jandy and her friends be lost forever?
Gain
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You set the price! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
2700 words. The rich feast while the poor labor. The system allows the poor to workout for the rich. Being an upper means staying thin despite indulging. But the table is about to be turned. Who will be able to handle the gain?
What Hope Will Come?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The race of mankind was all but forgotten until it was discovered again by two demonic brothers engaged in a power struggle. They have unwittingly reintroduced mankind to the known universe and doomed their fates to rule it. With mankind unleashed once again, is the universe ready for its return?
The Dark and Shadowy Places
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Price: Free! Words: 71,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This book is a collection of short stories or ‘flash fiction’, inspired mostly by author Chuck Wendig's weekly writing challenges on his Terrible Minds blog. Most of the stories are based on these challenges and can be found on my short story blog, Under A Starlit Sky, with a few unpublished ones thrown in. Now, please, won't you journey into the dark and shadowy places?
The Inevitable Apocalyptic Consequence of Time Travel
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Series: Apocalyptic Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
At four points in history, time travel is discovered and used as a weapon of war. Every time it happens, the discoverer is aided by those who will benefit from its invention – and attacked by those who will suffer. Sooner or later, the outcome will be inevitable… 19,000 words
Dead Letter
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Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An Elderly Man is forced to confront the truth of his life – his personal lies and his sorrows. He gets the opportunity to escape the loneliness he confided in after losing sight of love.
Bait and Twitch
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Series: Alphas and Omegas, Alphas Mission Files 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes
The Alphas are the world's only superhero team, but it takes a lot more than a handful of Actives to run the Alphas: pilots, infantry, tactical, recon and plenty of others join in each battle. And it's a good thing they do: someone has figured out a way to strip Actives of their super abilities... and give super abilities to anybody they want. With that technology they aim to destroy the Alphas.
Time Killer: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Detective Dominic is trying to solve a dozen nearly-identical murders. But the murders have happened so close together, it would be impossible for one person to commit them all. That's what Dominic believes, until she finds a time machine in the desk of one of the victims. Now Detective Dominic must chase down a time-hopping serial killer before he commits one more murder, one much closer to home.
Voyeuristic Tendencies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Maggie knows things. She reads a person’s thoughts and uses that information to make a living. But when she meets the old man, everything changes. He knows things he shouldn’t, things that threaten Maggie’s sense of security. He also says he knows her future. And that terrifies her more than anything. An homage to Robert Silverberg’s novel Dying Inside.
Cat Fancy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Shy student Sandy is head over heels for suave genetic engineer Victor. The only problem: Sandy is terrified of cats, and Victor is obsessed with them. Worse, his demented house cat Melody seems hell-bent on keeping Sandy away. But Sandy will do anything to make it work with Victor, even as his strange obsession forces her further out of her comfort zone--and even if it costs her very humanity...
Charles Theta: An Alphas and Omegas Tale
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Series: Alphas and Omegas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
My name isn't Charles Theta. You haven't heard of me. You won't ever hear about me, if my bosses have any say in the matter. What I do hasn't happened. Future jobs won't have happened. It's how my bosses like it. But what you'll never hear about and hasn't happened... I'm very good at it. This is a standalone Alphas and Omegas tale. It is recommended you begin with Super Nobody (free online)
Mortlake and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Speculative and Science Fiction stories on subjects including Artificial Intelligence, Nanotechnology, Augmented Reality, Memetics, Surveillance, Paranoia and Higher Dimensions. 'We are all stories that we tell ourselves, but what if there's no-one there to hear?' All nine short stories have ideas that linger in the mind. You are in the tenth.
The Chronicles of Pricon. Rackshan
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 39,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Pricon received the phone call knowing what it meant. War was about to break out. A veteran of many conflicts with a reputation for success who ells was going to get that call? Pricon had always wanted to wipe out the Archrons, and now he was going to take his chance.
NovoPulp Anthology - Volume 2
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Series: NovoPulp. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,040. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The NovoPulp Anthology is back with it's second volume of speculative fiction, written by and for those who love the genre. Pushing boundaries, asking questions, demanding answers, and even providing some. Bringing back the best of Pulp! "NovoPulp is an exciting and promising initiative." - Himmelskibet Magazine "The good old days are back. NovoPulp deserves our attention." - Dr. Edwin Thomasson
A War On A World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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While driving home two scientist find a craft from outer space. They want to investigate peacefully but a battle breaks out not long after the military arrive. The ending is a shocker.