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Unglückliche Umstände
By Monika Manenti
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: German. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nur selten geht es uns wie Sebastian, der herausfindet wieso alles schief läuft. Deutsche Version von Startling Trouble.
Cohesion Lost
By Justin Tyme
Price: Free! Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Avar-Tek #3: For Alexander Sevik, providing for his family is hard enough without losing grip on reality. His dreams are real. When he wakes, he sometimes forgets who he is. His hands tingle for no reason, and the strange man who is following him talks about aliens. When he discovers the key to his dreams, he uncovers a national threat. And he has to choose between his own sanity or saving lives.
Space: Time: And Other Improbabilities
By StephenB5 Jones
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,770. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From one adventure to another. Space: Time: is a collection of Eighteen short sci fi stories that will take you to the stars and back, to the past, the future and all points in between; with a few improbable side trips.
The Gift
By K. Lynne Duvall
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Larry is a odd sort of kid who hates his father. William is an odd sort of man who hates life. What happens when William meets Larry, and how will it change both of their futures?
The Is Shop
By Michael Summers
Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Archie has never worked in an Is Shop before, although he's learning fast. Things are not that straightforward though: the proprietor is decidedly odd, the shop only stocks what the last person wanted and the customers are uncommonly rude. But things are to get stranger still...
Insane Possibilities
By Jeffrey Miska
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
0.75 star(4.83 from 6 reviews)
A short story about a vivacious young physicist and mathematician named Kristine, who has devoted her life to science. Hallucinations cause her to seek help from a social worker named Paul and she's terrified when she hears a questionable diagnosis of schizophrenia. Her path leads her to a place where perspective is all that's real, and sanity is nothing more than the limit of what we believe.
Alaris. Episode Two: Struggle
By M.J. Baker
Price: Free! Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The second episode of a series of short stories. The Alaris nebula is home to over a million people and is struggling under relentless pirate attacks. When a fighter squadron goes missing it's up to burnt out veteran Marack Nor and the rest of his squadron to discover the truth and live long enough to make it back home.
One Plus One Makes Me
By Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Is a prison with no bars still a prison? Or is the mind the worst prison of all? Worse than the sentance of being completely alone?
Three Flash Stories
By Marshall Payne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Three flash pieces of SF and fantasy. 1. An alternate America where comic-books are taught and the Classics are shunned. 2. How Baron Veontes brought Valentine's Day to the world of Aquaveritie. 3. A time-travel experiment that goes horribly wrong.
Legends of Peace
By H.L. Armstrong
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The earth is dying. To save it, a young woman searches a strange world with its own kind of dangers for the one man capable of stopping the destruction. Joining her is a wise-cracking dove who she doesn’t really know if she can trust. But then again, nothing is the way it should be here.
Though All the Mountains Lie Between
By Jeffrey A. Carver
Price: Free! Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When star pilot Jael rebels against an abusive captain and flies the "mountain route" through the Flux, she dismisses a legend claiming that dragons lurk waiting for unwary riggers. But appear they do, challenging Jael to a fight to the death. This short story is the basis for the novel Dragons in the Stars (available in the omnibus Dragon Space). 9000 words, plus excerpt from Dragon Space.
Harvest for Hell
By David J. Agostine
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 2021 and something sinister is going on at the country's leading cancer hospital. One doctor discovers a secret that will shatter his world and pave the way for invasion.
Old Wounds
By Michael D. Britton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Colonizing the moon is hazardous work...made more dangerous by political bickering back on Earth. Now Jack Chang must face either the starvation of the colony he leads, or the deadly terror threat posed by his former Marine buddy who's trying to extort the government and keep the colony alive. Some choice.
A Man Among Gods
By Amanda McCarter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Roger McCrory is a simple man. He likes his smokes, his booze and his women. But when the old man known only as Odin returns to remind him of his oath, it seems as though his simple life will soon end. Three years free of the machine for every nine inside the machine. Wrapped in wires and conduits, Roger considers it a miserable existence, but he'll die if he doesn't go back. Or will he?
Einzelgänger blues
By Chris Hantzen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: Dutch. Published: May 20, 2012 by Stofkonijn (Dustbunny). Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Een jongeman droomt ervan om ergens ver weg, helemaal alleen te leven. Dan erft hij van zijn vader een machine waarmee hij naar andere Aardes kan reizen.
Song of Deerwoman
By Daniel LaGrave
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The new world is a strange, and wild place. The natives have told tall tales of the spirits that reside in the dark woods for generations. Many see the stories as nothing more than myths meant to scare the settlers. Still, if you should happen to find yourself walking alone in the woods be mindful of what thoughts you keep in mind. Should you hear some strange, and pleasing melody. Run, just run.
Over the Brink: Tales of Environmental Disaster
By Third Flatiron Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,510. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The science fiction anthology, "Over the Brink: Tales of Environmental Disaster" comprises a tasty baker's dozen short stories about the possible consequences of fooling Mother Nature. These tales are sometimes heart-breaking, sometimes way out or hilarious, but always mind-expanding.
Happy's Nest
By Ben Blanchette
Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The world is ending and Jim Sullivan is alone, naked, and without his television. All he wants to know is, "What do dinosaurs have to do with Jesus?" A humorous short story by first time author, Ben Blanchette.
A Friend of the Family
By David Kubicek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,510. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a desolate future where practicing medicine is illegal, and Healers administer their own superstitious brand of healthcare, one doctor risks his life to treat the brother of a Healer.
Instant Posh
By T. D. Edge
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tony's happy being batman to Big Trev's damage-causing/limitation family business in London. But when this well-bred bird turns up at the bar and sets Tony's old jam tart a trembling, he decides to lean on one of Big Trev's inventor debtors to get himself some instant posh.