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Treaty Time
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Treaty Time is a short science fiction story that continues the story of human settlement started in ‘Nothing’. In this tale, both humans and shifters discover they are not alone, and that some memories are inherited. It is approximately 3,250 words long, and is the fifth story in the third Simpson Anthology - An Anthology of Those Who Walk Among Us.
The Debt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Thousands of years ago a group of humans, for their own benefit, had entered into an agreement.Nobody alive in the 21st century knew anything about this, but they soon did when a familiar figure came out of the heavens to demand repayment of the debt. The debt was due and payable in human lives, but how to decide who would be given up to be enslaved for an eternity.
Linda's Christmas Present
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
On Christmas Eve, the Lancers have the Loves over for dinner. A fun, relaxing evening at home and church brings questions to Linda's mind - including questions regarding Lara. This is the fifth story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore. "Becoming a Hero" is a quiet, low-key series that explores the making of a hero. 1,381 words. Suitable for high-schoolers.
Stars: The Anthology
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 186,930. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Janis Ian and 30 top science fiction writers team up to create an astonishing book of original short fiction. STARS is a huge anthology in both volume and talent. Each story, available only here, is based on a Janis Ian song that meant something special to the author, who then wrote the story expressly for STARS. creating a meld of jazz, prose and science fiction found nowhere else.
DannyDay and the Way Station Affair
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You set the price! Words: 11,840. Language: British English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The dead are now stored as Memory Orbs on Saturn – (10mm crystal spheres) that hold cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) plus a chip to hold memories; All overseen by UISA that has been created by the amalgamation of Soyuz and NASA. In this world, Ivan Samarovich has learnt to survive and look after himself by using his particular skill to remove those in his way with terminal force. Who will stop him?
Little Bo Peep Giselle (The Society On Da Run #46) (Update 4/24/2014)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Farmer Dale has a gun pointed at his head. Standing before him is an injured Crotonian. Now, if you've been following this series, you know Crotonians are NOT to be played with. What will Farmer Dale do? Will he offer help to the cripple alien? Issue #46 in The Society On Da Run magazine series, comes with a special bonus story.
The Blob On The Rock
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012 by SSN Storytelling. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A scientific expedition in deep space makes a discovery that could alter everything we know about the nature of life. As long as it doesn't kill them first. The Blob On The Rock is a 5,000 word short story, and earned an Honorable Mention from the 1st Quarter 2012 L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest.. Includes a bonus story: Lords Of The Remnant (3,800 words).
It's Just a Job
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.80 from 5 reviews)
A specialist in photographing places that are not supposed to exist, from a safe distance, is enticed by an obscene amount of money into infiltrating an abandoned Research Facility. There he will discover that it is never a good idea to deviate from standard operating procedure. It’s just a job, but sometimes it’s not what the job pays, but what it extracts.
Gardens in the Cracks & Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,500. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Anthology of science fiction: 5 short stories and a novella. "Gardens in the Cracks" - Marga must come to terms with getting what she wishes. SCRAPPER - If you look deep enough, you can find a garden. "Riashu" - What is worth fighting for? "A Good Argument" - Man vs flying car. "Son Inspired" - A family business, a difference of opinion and plenty of time for things to fester.
Right to Life?
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Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Matthew and Kristine Smith are both staunchly pro-life, but the results of genetic testing on their unborn baby may change their minds. Could sacrificing this one child save the lives of millions of people?
The Candy Shop
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The curious matter of a gentleman who finds a unique candy shop and falls in love with its mysterious owner. (A short story)
Former Selves and Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A seeker after knowledge in the Himalayas. An old man whose kind secretly runs the world. A historian with an unusual source of knowledge about things past. A very ... special child. These are the characters that come to life in the four short stories in this collection. With four 100-word flash fiction stories as a bonus.
Thorns Amidst Fireflies
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Price: Free! Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It was a power game, the old ones would say. Once caught in the glamour of flickering lights, there was no way to notice the danger until it was too late.
The Body
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine you are sitting watching TV and a woman suddenly appears before you out of thin air... Imagine she tells you she is a time traveler... Imagine she then inconveniences you by dying in your loungeroom... What do you do with the body?
Linda's Love
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the fourth story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore. In this story, Linda spends a day at Lara's house, learns her grade for her school marriage project, and defends Lara against a malignent basketball. "Becoming a Hero" is a quiet, low-key series that explores the making of a hero. There are no big battles, no angst, and no teen melodrama. 1,807 words
Martian Prophet, a Mole Rat Perspective
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Part of a group of related stories following The CFR Collusion featuring the same cast of characters, previously in Don't Mind Me, Bridget, Bill Fargo's life partner and partner in adventure, accidentally establishes a psychic bond with a young Galaxian. The situation must be set right for him to reach his full potential as a super being.
Symbiotes
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Series: Horizon Station, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Vance, Ava, and Remi claimed an abandoned space station, they left many of their problems behind. But even with an entire station to themselves, they still have to learn with one another. Symbiotes is the second story in the Horizon Station series. You can read it on its own, but it will probably be more enjoyable when read along with the other stories in the series.
Dia Thorpe (Origins Part 5)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It has been weeks since Dia Thorpe met the alien known as Gheid. Her memories are still lost to her but perhaps she should forget about the old ones and create some new. Her day is about to become a little complicated. This is a short story of 2,400 words. It is part five in the 'Origins' series of stories which connect with one another in unexpected ways.
Better Tomorrows: A Speculative Fiction Collection
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Here’s a collection of ten science fiction and fantasy stories with an optimistic streak. These stories, all by author Robert Collins, have appeared in The Fifth Di and Hadrosaur Tales, among others, and have appeared as short-story ebooks
Deathday
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Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sam just came home from a hard day at work. The last thing he was expecting to find was a deathday notice. With just two weeks notice of his impending death follow Sam as he tries to make the most of his last days and find love before it's too late.