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Jarl (Origins Part 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Jarl's day is about to become a confusing ride of strange uncertainties. This is a science fiction short story of 1,770 words. It is part one in the 'Origins' series of stories which connect with one another in unexpected ways.
Leyla (Origins Part 2)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Leyla has been looking forward to this momentous day for 15 long years. Will it live up to expectations? Or will it end with terror and tears? This is a short story of 1,880 words. It is part two in the 'Origins' series of stories which connect with one another in unexpected ways.
Urknod Army: The Non-Soldier's Manual
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Genuine copy of the manual given to those who have failed to meet the requirements of the Urknod Military. Outlines alternative career options and shows that even the worst of the Scum Class can be of use to the great Urknod Umpire. This is the latest edition and features details of a new career path.
The Copyright Lawyer
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Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Copyright Lawyer :oR: Everything Goes to War, part of the Floating Body series, is about Eugene Monsterpillar, a man born with a five foot blade for a right arm. When he accidentally decapitates his piano teacher as a child, he does everything he can to avoid violence. As an adult, he encounters an increasing number of monsters and must choose whether to use the blade he was born with.
A Final Tea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sometimes, a lone holorecorder is all you have left for telling what really happened… A short story of about 2600 words.
Nothing
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nothing is a science fiction tale in which humans and shapeshifters find themselves locked in a battle for supremacy after a colony ship crashes. Nothing is approximately 1,250 words in length, and can be found in An Anthology of Those Who Walk Among Us, which contains additional material and is to be released late July 2012.
2094
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
The year is 2094. Christopher is a well paid government employee who enjoys the company of his work colleague, Mandy, enjoys the loving of his fembot, Tanya, and tries to do the right thing and ask no questions. On a trip to Berlin for work he discovers shocking news about Mandy and realizes he is under scrutiny. He runs, but is there ever, really, any escape?
Letter to NASA
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Steve was your average guy.He was middle aged and just a boring,geeky kind of guy. There was nothing special about him,but he did like his science fiction and he really wished the world would pull its finger out and turn sci fi into science fact, and yet through his life instead of moving forward in space exploration humankind had gone backwards. Steve had a plan, and wrote his letter to NASA.
OtherPlace
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Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Avery Rush is on an expedition into the moon's own version of the Bermuda Triangle - a mysterious region of the lunar surface where many a vessel has disappeared - though he is skeptical they'll find anything at all. But the fantastic world on the other side turns out to be full of surprises and dangers that may prove too much for this seasoned pilot who thought he'd seen it all...
Becoming the Cyborg
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Marshall Aram is dying, his old body slowly falling apart. His immense wealth, however, gives him the opportunity to beat back the cold fingers of death slowly encircling him by replacing his failing limbs and organs with robotic components. Piece by piece, Marshall becomes something neither man nor machine. Where will it stop?
Lincoln isle
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Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A former cop turned mercenary tries to rescue survivors of a crashed airplane on an island filled with monsters.
No Reply (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ben Hammond runs Wierd and Wild, a nightly radio show. There's $50,000 to be won, a prize for the first caller who can prove they had a UFO encounter. So far, the money has never been claimed ...
The Project (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Two scientists pull an all-nighter, desperate to complete their work before the project is terminated.
Fizz!!! (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to a future where long-distance travel involves nothing more than stepping into a booth. Unfortunately, for one man this tiny step is a giant barrier ...
Baby Wipes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
William, a Chicago suburbanite living in the not-so-far future, suddenly finds himself dead. When he recovers, Chicago is gone, leaving only open prairie and an alien offering him a baby wipe to clean his face. This would be hard enough for anyone to deal with, but there's much more...
Linda's School Project
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is the third story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore. In this story, Linda gets paired with a student named Richard Malcolm as a "married" couple for a school project. Can they get along? "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. 1,348 words; suitable for high-schoolers
Smoke and Mirrors - Fairy Tales..."Adjusted". The Second Companion Book to the Popular Sci Fi Podcast: Smoke and Mirrors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This, our second book is comprised of Fairy Tales that have "Been Adjusted" until they have become Sci Fi Tales... Like, the story of pop singer who can't get his body to do what he imagines, so he modifies his body, or the semi autonomous Real Estate robots who run into the perfect property to sell, or the story of Sisyphus retold with a janitorial robot...and much more
The Fallacy of Self: A collection of souls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This collection includes five short stories that explore free will and consciousness. Read about an android who achieves self awareness in its factory. Hear the story of two asteroid racers, one who will do anything to win and the other who only wants to retire. Regale yourself with the tale of a knight who upholds honor above all else. Enter new worlds, and leave reality behind.
Sirens
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Dana and her two male shipmates crash land on a distant planet, they do what they have always done: work together. One to survey the planet's dangers, one to repair the ship, and one to act as peacemaker. When one of them unwittingly falls under the spell of the native creatures--siren-like beings that destroy the bond between them—can two that were three ever find the balance to escape?
Stevelines honger
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: Dutch. Published: June 17, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Een journalist brengt voor een reportage met zijn vriendin en een fotograaf een bezoek aan een exclusief en mysterieus, zwevend restaurant. De blik achter de schermen van dat restaurant zal de levens van hem en zijn vriendin voor altijd veranderen.