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Strogs
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Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Seb and Liz thought surviving the mutagenic plague wasn't so bad until the scientist Malcolm tried to make improvements. Now their colony is infested with slime mould and all they have left to eat are cane toads. So when Malcolm's apprentice says she can really fix things, the colony is divided.
Shen Ji and the Celestial
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Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
XX-XY Holdings Ltd is New Shanghai's largest producer of vat grown human flesh, strictly for off-world sale to the alien races known as the celestials. Shen Ji has her own reasons for joining XX-XY but makes a shocking discovery during a routine meeting. One of the celestials is human.
Isolation And Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,000. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Isolation is a collection of stories --- two novellas, a novelette, and two short stories --- that relate to the isolation that we all feel from our fellow beings on occasion, and the belonging that we all seek. The stories: Isolation, Anticipation, The Flowers Of Dawn, Turn Me On, Down On The Farm.
Oil to Ashes 1 (Linc Freemore, Apocalyptic Science Fiction Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 11,060. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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"As usual his morning commute took him past that simple wooden cross, planted above the pit with the charred sides. And as usual Linc's stomach turned at the thought of it happening to the next child." The war on terror has escalated to a nihilistic brawl for oil. Brutal and incessant gang violence now rules the headlines. Linc Freemore discovers how far he's willing to blur the lines.
"The Literary Virus"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Factory worker Jeff Littleton shares a couple of artifacts with his co-workers. The aged paper & enigmatic script, which came from a US soldier from WWII, is far more than what it appears... After one co-worker nearly dies after reading the artifact & a warning from another co-worker with experience, Jeff is left with the next logical step.
"No Bones About It"
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Price: Free! Words: 990. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marcus Odwan is a young, archeologist student teacher in New York City. On the side, he is a tour guide at the American Museum of Natural History. Marcus is not the type to give credence to conspiracy theories. Not even the one about his own profession...unless he is proven wrong!
Marcel et Riton
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Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: French. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Quelques jours dans la vie et les pensées d'un cheval de trait dans un futur lointain - ou pas.
Mythology of the Priests
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Books to Go Now. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Investigating the fate of the sunken HumaniX cruiser, Travis Medwin and Nelson Porter find themselves hosts to a clan of people who call themselves “The Priests.” But the Priests have a more sinister motive and won’t stop until they have what they want. Hunted by a higher order, the two must find a way to escape the deadly land and find the HumaniX.
Sine Die
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: Italian. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Lucas, uno scienziato rinomato, ha un appuntamento importante. Deve comunicare al suo socio l'incredibile scoperta. Purtroppo ha dimenticato il palmare a casa..." Una storia onirica, immaginifica, sorprendente. Vi trascinerà in un mondo nel quale nulla è quello che sembra. Un'avventura composta da 10 capitoli. 10 scatole cinesi che vi porteranno a conoscere la verità...
Compilação de contos da Era Dourada
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Series: Era Dourada, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 18,500. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Uma guerra mundial pelos recursos energéticos mudou a face do planeta, levando a espécie humana perto da extinção. Cinco séculos, depois, a revolução industrial acontece pela segunda vez, fazendo ressurgir os mesmos desafios. Inclui os contos: - A Alvorada - A Escuridão - A Alergia - O Monstro e a Musa - O Fruto Proibido
The Atrocity Exhibition (2026-2030)
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Series: Still Light, Canto I, Act 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A year ago, the world was introduced to a weapon that perfected the abilities of the mind in communion with it. This is the tale of the atrocities that tore the world apart, and the hidden events that revealed them as the birth of the world’s first true artificial intelligence. Also, a virtual world like no other, a new generation of terrorists, two men watching a bird, and a moment of true peace.
The Coming Storm (2025)
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Series: Still Light, Canto I, Act 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
History is the froth on the ocean, a series of small events telling of the movements in the depths below and skies above. This is the story of one such historical moment, in which a presentation is made, and a new technology unveiled to the world. These tactical computers will become the birth of true AI, as well as a world radically different from the one that preceded it, and it begins at this m
Crated Glory
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Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A member of the infamous Denish family, Nadine knows how to keep her smuggling business off the radar of the Factor. She's worked hard to gain a favorable reputation outside of that of her father and brothers. But at a refuel stop during a particularly dangerous mission, Nadine gets some information that leaves her ready to throw all that aside.
Naissance (2020)
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Series: Still Light, Canto I, Act 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story of the day everything changed. A secret group called Abraxas has gathered the best of the world's talent on a remote island to create the foundation for the future, and it all hangs on the outcome of a single game. This is that day, and an intimation of things to come as Still Light extends into the 26st century. Also, Go-playing robots, secret organisations, and a giant mushroom
Missing Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A 2000-word short story on a mysterious student and memory loss.
Death
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Price: Free! Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man who is expanding his life by 160 assisted by the shield is a human being, hero, prey, zombie and Grand Alpha. Do you still want to live longer than you have given? Think about it.
Murdockian Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Zombie romance? Check. Paradoxical time travel? Check. Astral projection? Check. Intelligent Design? Hey, you can't have everything, now can you?
My Pal the Bug #3: Bait
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Price: Free! Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Turlock gets a text informing him he'll be killed in five minutes. If he can best a near-perfect assassin, he and Marve must find out where it came from--and prevent their mass production.
Le début de la fin, et lycée de Versailles
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Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: French. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Premier épisode des aventures de la toute petite équipe du Service Parisien des Enquêtes spéciales.
Come Tomorrow
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Series: Visions of the Future short fiction anthologies, Book 3. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 50,340. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The infinite possibilities for mankind’s future are as diverse as those contemplating them. While it seems that there are more predictions of ruin than utopia, the sheer adaptability and persistence of humanity has always been it’s greatest strength. Within this book you will find sixty views of where those strengths could take us, along with the foibles we have.