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Patriots of Griffin XIII
Series: Vain Are the Stars. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The followers of Griffin have built their thirteenth colony in record time. The United Systems rewards the effort by placing the governance of Griffin XIII into the hands of the colonists. For the thirteenth time, the followers of Zeb may live in true freedom. Only none of the twelve previous colonies named Griffin remain, and the ultimate danger resides in the colonists themselves
Lightspeed Magazine, August 2012
Price: Free! Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by John Joseph Adams. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lightspeed is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine. In its pages, you will find science fiction: from near-future, sociological soft SF, to far-future, star-spanning hard SF—and fantasy: from epic fantasy, sword-and-sorcery, and contemporary urban tales, to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folktales.
Dunsel
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a dystopian short story about a future in which machines do all the work.
Plasma Frequency Issue 5
Price: Free! Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is Issue 5 of Plasma Frequency, a magazine of speculative fiction. It includes stories of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Includes fabulous art and a book review. Plasma Frequency ISSN 2168-1309 (Print) and ISSN 2168-1317 (Electronic), Issue 5: April/May 2013. Published bimonthly by Plasma Spyglass Press, Vacaville, California Copyright 2013 Plasma Spyglass Press
Bards and Sages Quarterly (April 2013)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Since 2009, each issue of the Bards and Sages Quarterly has delivered a unique variety of character-driven speculative fiction short stories from both new and established writers. Our writers include first-time authors, Pushcart Prize nominees and Nebula award winners. This issue features 21 original stories from Wil Ogden, KJ Hannah Greenberg, Jamie Lackey, Brenda Stokes Barron, and many others.
366 Squared Volume 2: February
Series: 366 Squared. Price: Free! Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This volume contains twenty-nine entries covering the month of February. It turned out to be a difficult month, and there are more mini-essays than I originally planned. There is also a lot more fantasy and less science fiction than I thought there would be. Oh well, I can only take this project where the source material allows me to. We'll see what happens in the next volume.
Una Deprecabile Svista (Una Novelette Sci-Fi #2)
Series: STORIE SCI-FI, # 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: Italian. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Questa è la prima pazza avventura del venditore della Re-Life Associati James Cricket. E' una novelette Sci-Fi di circa 9.000 parole, che tratta di un amore infranto dopo un ringiovanimento problematico. Spero vi piaccia! * Questa novelette è contenuta in Raccolta di STORIE SCI-FI - Pack 1.
The Earth Ship
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story (under 9,000 words) about a distant future and a lost colony. The planet Beasphor had enjoyed hundreds of years of peace - until the Earth ship arrived.
The Time On The Island
Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
They say no man is an island. Perhaps he can become one under certain circumstances?
Ripple (Part 2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Part 2 of a 2 part series. Join John Chapman in the final part of this 2 part series as his search for the truth draws him deeper into a world of the unknown. Instead of helping, the answers turn his life upside-down.
Ripple (Part 1)
Price: Free! Words: 27,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Part 1 of a 2 part series. John Chapman was an average man with an average life. That was yesterday. How can an event witnessed by so many people just disappear from their memory as though it never happened and why was John now the only one who could remember it? The unusual series of events that were about to follow would turn his life upside-down.
The Beggar's Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,350. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of good old-fashioned science fiction/fantasy stories. Includes The Golden Skeleton, The Blood Fruit, The Typewriter, and The Fear Inhibitor.
A Regrettable Oversight (A Sci-Fi Novelette #2)
Series: SCI-FI STORIES, # 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the first crazy adventure of Re-Life Associates salesman James Cricket. It's a Sci-Fi novelette of about 9,000 words, tackling lost love after a problematic rejuvenation. I hope you like it! * This novelette is also contained in Collected SCI-FI STORIES - Pack 1
Janr Ssor's - Anthology
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Janr's anthology is a taste treat, as it is a variety box of mind candy. "The Touch" explores the meaning of death and its consequences, in "A First Child's Plan" Mars has a hidden history that will change our future forever, "The 4 Elements Of War" are dramatically unique mystical warfare that determines Earth's future and finally "A Second Date", is a human experience with rediscovering love
Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2013
Series: Mad Scientist Journal, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Captured angels, bioterrorism, chimpanzee politics, and tips on staging your own death. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Winter 2013 collects three months worth of essays from the fictional worlds of mad science and includes new exclusive fiction and other mad science resources.
The Dragon Ships of Tycho
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Human diplomats race against the clock to forge an alliance with a one-time adversary who possesses a fleet of dragon warships.
Price of Allegiance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Earth's ambassador to the Galactic Union wants his superiors to choose loyalty over technological advancement. But, when it comes to the interstellar politics, the choices are never what they seem.
A Better Tomorrow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
On a crippled spaceship, as the air is running out, one man must fight to protect the cryogenically frozen colonists, even at the cost of his own life. Originally published in Interstellar Fiction magazine.
The Wormhole Effect: A Collection of Science Fiction Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The imagination is an infinite canvas which allows us to envision worlds beyond our own realities. Blue Rose Productions brings you stories that ignite your enthusiasm for otherworldly beings and satisfy your inner child that just wants to enjoy make-believe.
Tangents
Series: Visions of the Future short fiction anthologies, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
There are as many possible futures for mankind as there are people and organisations prepared to spend anywhere from an evening to several years thinking about them. Seventy flash and short stories of where humanity and its inventiveness could go, what it could be, or how it could fail. This collection will take you as far from today as you care to go and entertain you wherever you journey to.