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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 college 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
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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.
The Story of Sarah and Hagar
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Price: Free! Words: 5,140. 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.
Alternative Alamat: Stories Inspired by Philippine Mythology
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,000. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Philippine mythology is full of images that ignite the imagination, yet too few of these tales are known and read today. Alternative Alamat gathers stories by contemporary authors of Philippine fantasy, which make innovative use of elements of Philippine mythology. It is our hope that, in reading our stories, you may catch a glimpse of, and develop a hunger for, those venerable tales.
Casserole Diplomacy and Other Stories
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,670. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Celebrate On Spec Magazine's silver jubilee with an anthology of speculative fiction.
The Best of Philippine Speculative Fiction 2005-2010
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,940. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Horsemen of the Apocalypse are all born to a Filipino family; a young boy discovers how his brother turns into a superhero locked in an eternal struggle; a company makes a fortune selling diseases. This anthology is a collection of what the editors consider thirty of the best stories from the first five volumes of Philippine Speculative Fiction, published from 2005 to 2010.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 8
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,490. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Darna encashes a check at the bank; a god trapped in a statue wakes up to the scent of his spectator; humans are homogenized to idealize the species. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 7
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A youth discovers the first woman, Maganda, in a garden; A girl sold as a bride to a Tiq’Barang; Filipinos suddenly transform to look like foreign celebrities. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 6
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,580. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A kapre turned basketball superstar; An expert on interspecies dating and marriage counselor to the supernaturals; A girl creating mechanical wings. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 5
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,690. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Living the life with your husband, an A.I. agent; a boy’s interview with Death; the mythic love of deities; Joseph and his “Immaculate Virgin” wife, Mary. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 4
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,220. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A comic book fan gets his wish; A woman’s quest for the perfect man; Diseases sold over the Internet. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. "Volume 4 of the series is, in my humble opinion, the best yet in the series." —World Fantasy Award-winning author Jeffrey Ford.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 3
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,020. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A diet drug gone wrong; A boy born with winged feet; A murder mystery set in a refrigerator. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Marrying an aswang and fishing for mermaids; Redeeming a demon in a church; A girl drawn to a haunted river; Hunting giant Wyrms with a gunsaddle. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Philippine Speculative Fiction Vol. 1 is the first of several anthologies that feature magic realism next to sci-fi; traditional fantasy beside slipstream; imaginary worlds mingling with alternate history—proving that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
A Bottle of Storm Clouds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,370. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Alternate realities, goddesses in modern society, flesh trade in dystopic future—these are but some of the ideas to have sprung from writer Eliza Victoria. In A Bottle of Storm Clouds, Victoria’s first compilation of short fiction, her subjects are a mottled bunch; her characters, of all walks of life; her approaches, from all directions. But her stories all boil down to one question: “What if?”
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.
Apex Magazine Issue 63
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Apex Publications. Category: 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 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.