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Steve's Savage Safari
Price: Free! Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After a nuclear apocalypse you can hide or you can find a way to prosper. That's what hunter "Savage" Steve did. There are plenty of rich survivors who will pay good money to go on a guided hunt for the odd and dangerous beasts that resulted from the cocktail of radiation and chemical weapons. But a safari in the wastes isn't for the fainthearted. How far will you go to get your trophy animal?
The Little Clockwork Mermaid
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
From the imagination behind the award-winning Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series comes a steampunk novella inspired by Hans Christian Andersen. The mermaid Lorelei is the youngest daughter of King Triton, but she has always been drawn to the Above world. Though she is revels in the joys of her tail and the underwater world, she has never felt she belongs there.
Watch Out For Warden
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The loss of a treasured friend. An outsider who can't connect with her old life. A view from the inside. A strange indoctrination. A man who only wants to be reunited with his family. Everyday concerns and feelings combine with technology to create five short stories by Jill Potenti where average characters struggle to maintain their identity and sometimes their life.
Bitterness
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
On the fifteenth anniversary of the last Nawvlee attack, Toy, a genetically modified wolverine, reflects on how life has been for him.
The Nova Incident
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Haldolen. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In war all sides ultimately draw a line in the sand, daring the enemy to go no further. What happens when the weaker force challenges the stronger one not to cross that line - and its bluff is called?
Emmerette’s Mirror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents Emmerette’s Mirror by Brent Miller Emmerette, an eighteen-year-old girl, is traveling with her brother and parents on one of the last planes to the Remnant Facility, the building in which this feat of technology is to take place. The underlying tension and anxiety of the plane’s other occupants makes her uneasy.
The Artificer's Apprentice
Price: Free! Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the city of Renze magic and technology blend seamlessly and the Artificer guilds make handsome profits keeping the city's systems running. Cast out of the guild in his prime and bitter from his many losses, a blind artificer has taken on an apprentice to make what he no longer can: a device that will help him get revenge on the man responsible for destroying his life.
The Soul Project Part 3 The Quest For The Article
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mr. Draftsman shows The Article – a book that holds the wisdom of morality and protects anointed ones – to Zion.
The Broken Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,680. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Ten short stories around the themes of the wasteland, the post-apocalypse, spirituality, sanity, madness, war, enlightenment and liberation. Stories in this collection include: Remnants New Recruits Buried Deep The Frail Man The Secret Weapon If You Find This… The Patient Die Again Today Buddha on the Road Children of the Dome
Aladdin and His Wonderfully Infernal Device
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,070. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the imagination behind the award-winning Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series comes a steampunk novella to a legend from A Thousand and One Arabian Nights. Aladdin is a street-wise thief that finds himself under the tutelage of a world-renown illusionist. He is escorted deep into the deserts in search of a treasure beyond his wildest dreams, and discovers instead something far more valuab
The Vacuum Isn't Crazy About Nature, Either
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The old adage only hints at the animosity between the primal elements of Creation. Tired of Nature's hostility, Nothing decides that the time is right to end this feud. On his terms. Science Fiction Short Story.
The Pitch (Short)
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by BraeVitae. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
A lighthearted look at the troubles faced by con artists in a more enlightened age.
John The Robot, a comical tale...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ithan Higgins is a down on his luck freighter pilot just trying to eke out living. John the Robot is his trusted co-pilot/engineer and probably his best friend. Together, they are on a mission to deliver some mysterious goods to a wealthy benefactor who wants no questions asked and a timely execution of the transport of the unique freight.
Alone In The Dark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Three shorts set in different places and times. The only thing they have in common is they are all alone in the dark.
Mmm Chicken
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Scarlett Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jessica adores "her man." She has relied on him to take care of her. But one day, everything changes. "Mmm Chicken" is the first story in a series of stories called CREEPY CREATURES. These are adult horror stories.
The Universal Seam
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
A Science Fiction Fantasy answering the age old question of who am I? Lara had always wondered about her place in the world . Her disillusionment at finding the answer led her on a trail half way across the world and beyond discovering long lost secrets and loves. As she unravelled the truth, her identity and destiny became clear.
Dwerghart
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,520. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Het vervolg op Dubbelgangster vertelt de verdere avonturen van het verkenningsschip Azoran en haar bemanning. Wanneer de Veltraat van de planeet Mazarin in het Sirius stelsel, erachter komt dat de witte begeleider van hun zon meer is dan ze dachten, wordt een team onderzoekers er op uit gestuurd om uit te vinden wat er aan de hand is. Ze vinden meer dan gedacht...
Spirits Last Vision
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Mars rover Spirit far exceeded its expectations, running longer and discovering more than hoped. What if its greatest discovery is yet to be known?
Ristrutturazione Aziendale (Una Novelette Sci-Fi #3)
Series: STORIE SCI-FI, # 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: Italian. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Frank Rockett, riportato indietro dalla morte per cercare di salvare la Rockett Spacemotive dalla bancarotta e dalla gestione di un consiglio d'amministrazione idiota, affronta il suo oscuro passato, e gli capita pure di fare del bene. Questa è una novelette Sci-Fi di circa 11.000 parole. Spero vi paccia! * Questa novelette è contenuta in Raccolta di STORIE SCI-FI - Pack 1.
The Strange World
Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a collection of thrilling science fiction stories. Jump into the world where mystery and adventure leads the main characters into danger and unhappy ending.