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Boys Are Stupid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Transcript of a video diary created by a teenage girl after her ex-boyfriend starts stalking her immersive fantasy world.
In The Mouth Of The Gift Horse
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Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Surprise presents are very nice, even to tyranical dictators. Sometimes the surprise is that anyone will even SEND you a present!
Accident Man
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Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
What if making accidents happen was your job. If you liked this short story please check out Shane's new full length novel Apocalyptica - Rogue Memories!!!
Today's Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of sci-fi short stories written and illustrated by Francis Kruckvich.
The Stranger and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
What if: You had 20 minutes to live? Your tranquil Amish community was invaded by vampires? You were buried alive? World War I never happened? You fell asleep and couldn’t wake up? These are a few of the possibilities presented in this collection of 12 short stories by speculative fiction author Glen Robinson.
Quiet!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's been 40 years since men last visited the moon. Since then it feels like we've abandoned manned space exploration. What if that's not all we abandoned? I've taken some liberties with the Apollo 17 transcripts, but this is fiction, right? "Quiet!" is also available in the collection "Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
A Sure Thing
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Price: Free! Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A pawn shop, a place for those who find themselves desperate, usually through their own merits. A little shop sitting in a dark city, at the nexus of all things. People come, people go finding the little pawn shop either taking, or leaving things behind. Just be careful which one you end up with, and please know the difference between need, and want.
Eccentric Orbits
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,850. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Collected science fiction short stories, 1999-2011. An astronaut alone in the void of deep space. An alien starship capable of destroying all creation. A DNA Detective in search of the genetic code of The Beatles. A terrorist explosion trapped inside a bubble of space/time. A new life-form found in the quantum echoes of the void.
ELISE Episode 2 : The Darkness Within
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Series: ELISE, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by Seven Mile Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The Otruk have launched a surprise attack against Foothold, the fortress city surrounding the tether point of the space elevator. Trip and his squad must now make an emergency descent to the surface to reinforce and defend Foothold from the onslaught of the Otruk, who are intent on driving humanity off the surface. Anxiety runs high in the squad as they prepare to enter battle.
ELISE Episode 1 : To Touch the Ground
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Series: ELISE, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Seven Mile Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Trip McElory and his teenage friends rush to complete training in the armored bio-mechanical suits before the assault to recapture Earth begins. They must compete in a series of final exercises pitting cadet against cadet in order to graduate. Ven Rodan has eyes set on humiliating Trip and his squad, though, in his drive to graduate top of the class.
When the Angels Sing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When aliens visit Earth and offer astounding technology, negotiator Maighdlin Dunne is sent in to get the one thing they won't share - the cure for all diseases. This is a short story of 6500 words or approximately 20 pages.
Rapture Ready
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Series: Dancing with Darwin, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Armageddon by insanity. Insanity. n. mental illness of such a severe nature that a person cannot distinguish fantasy from reality, cannot conduct her/his affairs due to psychosis, or is subject to uncontrollable impulsive behavior. - law.com Insanity, craziness or madness is a spectrum of behaviors characterized by certain abnormal mental or behavioral patterns. - wikipedia
Jungle Catatan: a short story
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Series: Catati, TY03. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Theoretically, Tammy should be able to handle all the tech issues for a small freighter, but that would require her to pay attention. She's screwed up big time, and meeting her best friend's family for the first time might not make things any better. A short story of about 3,700 words.
Yatorun Transport: a short story
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Series: Catati, TY02. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Tammy's spent nearly a year working as a base-level tech—read: electrician—on a Catati vessel, and her shipmates still give her special treatment, because she's the only Human. But not all "special treatment" is a bad thing. A short story of about 4,000 words.
Catati Test: a short story
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Series: Catati, TY01. Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Earth's new spacefaring allies let Humans into their school, Tammy leapt at the chance. Maybe one of these days, she'll even pass—preferably before her alien friend gets a girlfriend. A short story of about 3,800 words.
Haunted City (Ghosts in the City #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alice Green is a little girl with a big problem. Everyone is ignoring her, and the Pastor is claiming she'd dead. Only Uncle Patrick seems to react to her presence. Maybe... just maybe... Uncle can see her?
All The Pretty Boys From Charm School
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Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Work hard at your studies and one day you too will make someone a wonderful husband. Unless you decide to smash the system from within of course.
Eight Minutes Before the End of the World: Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012 by Diamond Print Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's never a good thing when an alien utters that fateful exclamation, "Oops!" A humorous tale of the end of things. And strawberries. Bonus short story included: The Emergence, a story of a sentient ship who will do anything to protect her beloved captain. Even if it means working with an alien threat.
Mindware Issues
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Price: Free! Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the age of the brain-wired supernet and pocket universes, Ghamdan, a 22nd-Century P.I., must track down the only surviving witness to an ugly kidnap and murder. The terrified witness seems to have fled into a top-security prison housed in a pocket universe. He's fleeing the powerful malware that the alleged murderer can inject into a victim's mind. So Ghamdan must follow. But who can he trust?
Throwing a Haymaker
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Category: Short Fiction Classification: Science Fiction Length: 6600 words When Doctor Harry Westmore comes to visit carrying a stack of punch cards and intent upon using his computer, the wealthy Bart Toynbee thought it strange. When Westmore declared the discovery of weather control, Toynbee decides to dedicate his wealth to bring rain to countries hit by famine. What could possibly go wrong? S