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Moment of Extinction
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Price: Free! Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The last survivors of a doomed world have been rescued and taken to safety in another universe, but they’re still dying out. All their rescuers can do is take them to see the ocean one last time – and try to persuade them to let their last child survive.
Jolly Rogers: A Story About Boyhood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: American English. Published: October 19, 2012 by Bard and Book. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
On a Halloween night something magical happens to three adolescent boys and one old man that changes their lives.
Indiana Science Fiction 2012
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,350. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012 by James Ward Kirk. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
It may seem you've left Indiana, but look again. Some of it is strangely familiar, some of it exceeds your wildest imagination. The future is right around the corner and numerous authors give you their visions in this Indiana Science Fiction Anthology for 2012. This anthology contains poetry, flash fiction and short stories from Indiana authors and stories situated in Indiana.
Brainjack
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Price: Free! Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
A space station around Mars has suffered a series of strange murders. Jack, the security chief of the station, must struggle against the odds to find out who or what is causing these deaths before he becomes a victim himself.
Tycoon's Den
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Each week a group of hopeful entrepreneurs would come to the den in the hope of attracting an investment from the tycoons.And then a young man named Peace stood before them with a personal force field device seeking their investment - or was he? Was he after their money, or was he just teasing them, and the audience, to join him on the greatest journey in human history - a journey to the stars.
Earth Biome
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Price: Free! Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A boy finds himself in the middle of a conspiracy that reaches far into space and time. A race called the Guardians have been a part of society to 'keep the peace.' When his grandfather gives him a mission, he goes on a wild adventure to find the truth about the Guardians while befriending one along the way. Together they must fight against powers beyond their comprehension.
To Sail The Dark Sea
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Series: The Captain Henri Duschelle Stories, Unlinked story. Price: Free! Words: 10,060. Language: British English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
On a fairly routine run to deliver cargo to a colonial world, Captain Duschelle and the crew of the 'Persephone' encounter extraordinary danger.
The value of memories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jesus Blanco seeks desperately a way out of an ending that seems inevitable, and embarks on what could be his last bid for life. Unknowingly, his actions will help to a chance to preserve our history, what we were once, for much longer than we would have imagined. Would that be enough?
3 Worlds Journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,260. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is a collection of three fantasy/sci fi stories. The first, "Squirrelman," involves an ordinary man who is bestowed with an extraordinary gift of a second identity. The second, "An Adventure in Adaven," features a man's journey into space and his experience on a whole new world. The third and final, "The Marlon Haze," deals with a stand against a 150-year old evil in a small Texas town.
Aurora Borealis: Caught
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Caught:" Immediately following the events in "Heated Arguments," the crew of the Aurora infiltrate a Commi ship in search of answers that may help their Captain. However, the mission leaves them with more questions than answers. Aurora Borealis is a series of short stories chronicling the journeys of Captain Kahara Rain and her crew.
Verbit
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Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the competitive world of news podcasting, a young intern has to work hard to become a good reporter. When it comes time to get a job, however, it quickly becomes clear to one young man that just reporting the news isn't nearly good enough. Soon, his would-be employer will get far more than he bargained for...
A Crack in the Wall
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Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, a crack in the wall of his apartment leads a man into nightmare.
New Beginnings
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A soldier aboard a generational cruiser orbiting Mars is the only one who can save a small colony on the surface. That's because he's the only one left alive on the ship as it hurtles toward the Martian terrain. Trouble is, the door he needs to get through requires two arms to open - and he only has one... This story earned Honorable Mention in the Writers of the Future contest in 2012.
Loodgieters van de vijfde dimensie
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: Dutch. Published: October 16, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Als 's ochtends vroeg mensen het huis van elektroverkoper Sinko binnenvallen, komt hij achter de oorzaak van de zwaartekrachtschommelingen die de aarde teisteren. En plotseling is het aan Sinko om de hele wereld te redden...
Gebeurtenissen op d'Artagnandag
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: Dutch. Published: October 16, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kapitein Arild heeft het niet makkelijk. Zijn boordcomputer Cassiopeia is niet van plan hem te laten ontkomen aan de Interplanetaire Aardse Cultuurdagen. Met laarzen die klemmen in zijn knieholtes, een veer op zijn hoed waar hij van moet niesen en een degen die hem in de weg zit moet Arild zich ook nog eens de invasionisten van het lijf slaan ...
If
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Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What if there was a microchip that could be implanted in your child's head which would generate an imaginary friend for them? What if the friends stayed after the chip was removed? What if you stopped denying that you're intrigued and download the story already?
Frame Story: Seven Stories of Sci Fi & Fantasy, Horror & Humor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the host of the popular "Cheapskates" segment on the Hugo-Award winning podcast "StarShipSofa", "Frame Story" features seven short stories with the rich description and twisted endings of writer Adam Pracht. "Frame Story" was a finalist in the "Stuff You Should Know" podcast Horror Fiction contest.
Hunting Comp.
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A Cautionary Tale of Time Travel. How much fun would it be to hunt a dinosaur with an Enfield rifle?
Mantis
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Price: Free! Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Thrown into the sea, his memory of the last few hours hazy but slowly returning, young Mantis decides he can’t die just yet – not before he has put up a fight and made the regime pay for killing the people he loved. This is the story of how Mantis met Kalaes and how Mantis started his journey with the resistance.
Sense of Wonder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
There are many kinds of mystery, especially on the Moon! Sit down and have a drink with a Lunar rockhound as he tells you his tale: the trials and tribulations and even humiliations he endured just so that he could do tedious, difficult work on Luna. But on the Moon, even an ordinary day of work is extraordinary; and for this Lunar geologist, this day will be the culmination of a lifetime's dream.