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How to Keep Your Head When Everyone Wants to Put it on a Spike
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Caught in a sticky situation, an oft-misused starship underling concocts a way to make everyone pay - but him.
Chrono Virus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
It was supposed to be just another cargo run, but for Ken Mallory and the three-person crew of the Raven, an anomaly in deep space changes everything. An unexplained turbulence shakes the small ship like never before, allowing a deadly virus aboard. One by one the infected crew is thrown back in time to relive a near-death experience, only this time death may be closer than they remember.
Ambition
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Series: Perception. Price: Free! Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Elle Strauss. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
AMBITION is a short story prequel to PERCEPTION, capturing the beginning of Noah and Zoe’s story from Noah’s POV. 5k = approximately 20 pages
Pro robotov, presidenta i apelsiny (In Russian)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,650. Language: Russian. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
About Robots, a President and Oranges. Sci-fi short stories.
2016 - Stories From The Near Future
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the year 2016, ...Anamast, a Search Engine Co., will sponsor an innovative virtual school program for children of all ages. But alas, innovation does not come without minor collateral damages. ...All social networks will merge into one and become known as Society. Society will turn from inclusive to exclusive. …Sweet Dreams Inc. will be the market leader for migrating humans into their servers
A Second Date
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The U. of F. campus looked odd this morning. The vines on the dorm were much bigger than I remembered. I also didn't recall drinking enough to find myself sleeping in the forest, across of Anne's dorm, this morning. Little did I know that this morning would turn out to be the true test of how space and time could test the meaning of love.
4 Elements Of War
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Series: The Adventures Of Janr Ssor, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A 3000 year old battle is foretold by two Delphan Oracles with one tongue. The arena's are 4 and never before. Fought in the D-dimension, you will experience the war worlds of Air, Fire, Water and Earth, which only exist once every 3000 years at the will of a sentience so ancient no one knows its name.
A Flash in the Pan?
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Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ever wonder why aliens don't visit Earth? Or what coffee a demon likes to drink? Or how bureaucracy could really screw up a grand space adventure? A Flash in the Pan? is a collection of speculative flash fiction stories that answers these questions and more. As featured in the Antipodean SF online magazine in 2012 and 2013.
Eternity And More
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the culmination of a life-long ambition to get a collection of science-fiction short stories out to the general public. I have covered many topics, some with a degree of irreverence, admittedly, but I have certainly provided every reader with plenty of food for thought.
Dreaming Of Darkness
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Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
How long can we keep the darkness inside locked, and the black that surrounds us out? Beware what is inside and out? Deep space, past the middle of nowhere, skeleton crew, away from the light alone. Nobody knows what happened, all we have are these logs.
The Gods Of Gods
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
Greater beings, gods of gods, observing existences, recoding time moments, picking up emotions. Never supposed to interfere with a Races destruction except one does.
Toy Planets
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Price: Free! Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Latome’s universe is stagnant and without direction. When peer pressure forces Latome to intervene in his universe, the results are not as expected. Short Story 5,100 words +/-
The Imaginist
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Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: American English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man with a supernatural power to make his thoughts into reality teams up with a talking mouse to solve a murderous mystery in Victorian England. Can a mere painting be the cause of so many deaths? “The Imaginist” by T.K. Wade will have you guessing until the very end.
The Time-Lapsed Man and other stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In Eric Brown's landmark first collection of stories, fear, desire, love and redemption are forged with an innovative and stunning science-fiction imagination, creating eight exotic tales of tomorrow. Witty, original, imbued with a cyberpunk bleakness, this is the work of one of the UK's leading, and most loved, SF authors.
Experiments
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Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Creation of a Good Universe is truly a matter of a lot of trial and a lot of, yes, error, as Pupil God soon (or not so soon) found out. But Gods are nothing if not patient and are wont to stick with it until they get it right.
Let's Get Into the Weird
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,880. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Experience the dimensions of the most enigmatic characters in this mindscape of extreme storytelling. A computer geek makes people vanish. An English banker finances an elaborate operation of people decimation without weapons. A diarist tapes the weirdest people and make them real. A man obsessed with technology hires a tech genius to create the ultimate gadget―a phone with unusual applications.
The Cross of Columba
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Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
April, 1883 Agent Bryan Teague travels from the London offices to a remote area of Scotland on the call of Lord Pennyfarthing, a self-proclaimed scientist and specialist in ancient and rare fauna. Agent Teague arrives to find his skepticism of Pennyfarthing’s previous follies on finding a traumatised valet and a dying English lord with an incredible fish story…
Time Enough
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Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Storm Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A grief stricken scientist invents a time machine to prevent the death of his wife.
After Oil: SF Visions Of A Post-Petroleum World
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Author John Michael Greer, host of the blog "The Archdruid Report," a weekly peak oil blog, brings together twelve original tales selected from among his readers. Each story offers glimpses into possible futures where oil scarcity and lower energy availability spell the end of modern industrial society.
The Call of the Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Why do tears taste of the sea? John Heap’s debut short story begins as Peter meets Maria on a deserted shore of a British seaside town. Peter is fascinated with Maria, but Maria is fascinated with the sea, a dark elemental obsession that echoes back to her family and to the origins of life itself. Can Peter save Maria from herself and the planetary forces that seem bent on her destruction?