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The Fate of Humanity
Price: Free! Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Time itself is a constant, drifting forward at a steady pace. Man fights to survive during its brief existence in Time, trying to keep up with Time's incessant progression. Though when Man attempts to outrun Time, might it in essence be condemning itself to an unending cycle of war, death, greed, and suffering? This is the question faced by the one who takes the first stride in outrunning time.
The Perfect Family
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(1.00 from 1 review)
Aurelia's relationships have always ended badly, so far. When a friend of hers gives her an unusual advice, she decides to follow it and finds the man of her dreams: a perfect husband and a wonderful father. But perfection does not belong to human males...
Serene
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There are many options to end the World, but it’s always someone; someplace far away who will. Someone who we can't control; it will be these distant people who will set the stage for Armageddon: but suppose it wasn’t, but instead that each one of us was given a choice in our own destruction; if each one of us inadvertently, and individually set the stage for total World annihilation.
Carousel
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The carousel spun, so alien and familiar, I laughed and touched her face and kissed her lips, and gazed at the wonder in her brilliant, beautiful eyes. Doctors had discovered the first one in a tissue sample in a New York hospital; a carousel careening amongst cancer cells. Pedologists in a research station at the New South Wales town of Armidale found the second. Then they were everywhere.
Allêndaë Nîtïlaë
Series: Cuentos Oscuros Legendarios, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: Spanish. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Vir (Viriath) es un niño curioso que vive en una granja con su familia. Cierto día decide acompañar, por primera vez, a su padre al mercado de Ciudad Arco. Este simple acontecimiento marcará su destino y el futuro del resto de la galaxia.
Travel Opportunities
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story about a man who wakes with amnesia in a strange bed, lying next to a beautiful woman. As he tries to piece together missing memories, he can only ask: who is she, and what is he doing with her? As his memories slowly return, he starts to suspect that he has done everything he is doing before...
Plasma Frequency Issue 4
Price: Free! Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue 4: February/March 2013 In this Issue: Fiction By: S.R. Algernon Ronald D. Ferguson Julie Frost Sean Patrick Hazlett Michael Haynes Beth Powers Mark Wolf Mathew Wuertz Art: Cover art by Tais Teng And Interior Art by: Eleanor Bennett Richard H. Fay Book Review: Snake Oil: And Other Tales of the Weird West by Jennifer Campbell-Hicks Danger Close By Robert D. Marion
Tesla's Secret
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A humorous short story about what might happen if Nikola Tesla had accidentally left a secret invention in a basement in small-town Arkansass. What if, two crazy characters found it, used it and through the machine were able to meet Nikola Tesla, Edgar Allen Poe and Elvis Presley?
Apex: The Infection (Apex Chronicles)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
That night I changed. Like serpentine tendrils of unholy light, the meteor shower carried a sinister secret and I was infected, my humanity peeled away from my body as I was reshaped into a beast that had to devour others to survive. I had become an apex—an extraterrestrial predator. Cursed with a hunger that would never fade and struggling to maintain my humanity...
My Own Flesh and Blood
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Rhea Lockman hates technology. Gadgets and gizmos have not only complicated her life, they've killed her husband and son. Now she has a chance to help a rebel group in their fight against The Establishment, striking directly against the technology taking over her world. Something she is proud to take part in – until she discovers a fact about that technology that shreds her reality.
The Man's Heart
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Just as with his father, the man's time was measured carefully for him before he was the man, or even the boy. And thus every step of life dances on, orchestrated to a set number of heartbeats. The Man's Heart is flash (very short) fiction, and was first released in 2004 in G Wells Taylor's amazing ezine The Wildclown Chronicle.
What a View
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The billboard was leviathan, blotting out the sky. The only thing Meredith had ever loved. And, tapping a rifle thoughtfully against her leg, she was determined to keep her bold advertisement dominating the entire world's view. With violence, if necessary. This short science fiction story can also be enjoyed as part of Cacophony: Collected Short Stories Volume One.
Fantasy Tales - Two Short Stories by Elle A. Rose
Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Stories by Elle A. Rose consist of two short stories that will pique both the sci-fi and paranormal reader. Come along as Verick experiences an alternate tradition of Halloween and share a day with Cyrene in the life of a soul collector.
Joe Tripician: Obras Seleccionadas, Volumen 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: Spanish. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Historias extrañas e impactantes de la mente retorcida del galardonado director y autor Tripician Joe. Se incluyen los duros cuentos de la depravación, la ciencia ficción extraña e inquietante, guiones apasionantes y sátira social perversa. Traducción realizada por Pablo Martin Agüero de Cuentos Breves.
A Christmas to Remember
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the final Vermont story, it’s Christmas and Amber & Jay have gone north once more. When Amber overhears 11 year-old Mary’s Christmas wish, she realizes she has the ability to make one little girl’s holiday wish come true.
Once A Hero, Always A Hero
Price: Free! Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It started out a visit to buy brandy for their bar, but now it’s an adventure. Robin Thase and Viktor Blue were retired from the heroing business. But when armed thugs disrupted their negotiations for some brandy, a chain of events started that led to them having to save an alien world, yet again.
Tempests
Price: Free! Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
An old friend with a terrifying secret suddenly appears in Bradley's life. What has been happening to her, and can it be stopped? 7600 words.
Apocalyptic and Dystopian Tales
Series: Celesta's Science Fiction Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Apocalyptic and Dystopian Tales is a collection of fourteen, inspirational short stories: Too Late For Life? Once in a Black Moon Light Speed to Nowhere Green They Came From the Sea Lucy, the P.I. Research Hope The Call White The Carefully Wound Clock Count to Ten World War Four Escaping Darkness
Artificial Intelligence
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
When a supercomputer learns to swear, is it an accident? Find out in this ebook where fiction is often stranger than truth!
Gamin Technology (Terran Chronicles)
Series: Terran Chronicles Journals, Book 1 ยท Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This journal contains Joe’s notes of his discoveries and observations during the Terran’s maiden voyage of exploration to the stars. This journal is not a stand-alone story, but rather a supplementary guide for those that have an understanding of the Gamin and their involvement with Earth. While Joe’s journal answers many questions about these aliens and their technology, it also raises more.