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Dead Man's Resolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Tibor stumbles upon a dead man in a dumpster with a high-tech system, he learns that life outside his small, little world has gotten stranger than the games he plays.
The Rogue Missile
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Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To prevent the deaths of millions, a groundbreaking technology is utilised. Where the Rogue Missile went? Only time will tell.
Tales of the Last Bards
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You set the price! Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Compilation of short story fan based fiction in the world of "The Night Land" by William Hope Hodgeson The sun has died and the Earth is in perpetual darkness, yet within the Last Redoubt mankind lives on against the creatures that lurk within those shadows. In the earlier times, before the great dark, life under the waning sun was also perilous for those born into them.
"What A Dream!"
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Series: Adventures with Joe, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"What A Dream!" is a short story about a very vivid and lucid dream in which the dreamer finds himself on a beach at Coney Island, New York, with his older brother, Joe, and they spend the day together at the amusement park. It takes place in a simpler time during the park's heyday circa 1896. The story is filled with fun facts of the day and a realism, which transports the reader to NY, 1896.
Heroes of Mars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,430. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
For over a hundred years the savage world of Mars has lived in the minds of generations of readers around the world! Now fans can enjoy new adventures in the grand sword and sandals tradition of the original tales! Inside you will find five all new adventures set across the mythic Martian landscape.
De schone slaapster symfonie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: Dutch. Published: February 20, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Een gedreven componist heeft op het eiland Baltrum zijn eigen paradijs gevonden. Daar werkt hij, afgeschermd van het jachtige leven van de eenentwintigste eeuw, al jaren aan een symfonie. Op een dag wandelt een avontuurlijke schone met een duister geheim zijn leven en zijn hart binnen. Met dit verhaal heeft Django Mathijsen de Unleash Award najaar 2007 gewonnen.
Maiden Voyage of the Pink Plastic Ponies
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Drake Derringer thinks he knows how to handle his preschooler twin girls until he has to figure out how to tell the family that he's been relocated... to Mars. But they ain't even gettin' into Low Earth Orbit if his beloved girls can't bring their beloved pink plastic ponies along. * A silly tale of science fiction... with toddlers. By professionally published writer Alistair Ainscott.
B.I.T.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man with a life-altering, gene-hacking virus must decide whether to accept his new existence, or try to regain his old identity. As often happens, we must wonder: what are we willing to give up to be cured? (BIT is a VERY SHORT sci-fi flash story, and is also available in the collection "Things I Could Get Out of My Mind.")
Explain That to a Martian 2
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Series: Explain That To A Martian, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
I had visitors. They had come all the way from Mars for my fish finger sandwiches.
Five Crimes Against Literature
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Professionally published writer Alistair Ainscott unleashes a vile compendium of five literary transgressions, a special room in hell for the serious-minded: "The Ferro-Erotic Roaches of Kiki," "Occupy Stinking America," "Maiden Voyage of the Pink Plastic Ponies," "Captain Disaster and the Twin Terrors of Unholy Matrimony," and "Why Oranges Are Apples", plus excerpt from "The Flies Dropped Dead."
Bullets For Buddha
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story duo: Bullets For Buddha in which an excess of zeal leads to the Dalai Lama hunted down by militants, and Looks Like God in which Jesus and several companions decide to take a second look at Earth.
Only Human
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Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A young student in New Jersey makes a surprising discovery about daytime TV advertisements.
Santayana Station
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Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the near future, a multicultural group of idealistic college students make a bold move to bring peace to the Balkans.
Mongol Dawn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ghengis Khan meets a whole new kind of enemy in this flash fiction piece that blends alternative history and science fiction. It's a fast and fun read.
Those Hands
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Richard was attacked as a young boy and has kept it a secret for decades... even from himself. When he has the chance to confront his attacker before the attack, it will change both of their lives forever. Warning: may contain triggers for survivors of childhood sexual abuse. NO explicit description of abuse.
Waveform
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This flash-fiction story combines classical philosophy, modern medical science, and a bit of humor.
Spin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a humorous flash-fiction tale about the intersection of cutting edge science, blathering politicians, and the mystery of our missing socks.
Fat Girl in a Strange Land
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For every supermodel, there are thousands of women who have heard “Why don’t you just eat less?” far too often. Except as comic relief or the unattractive single BFF, those women’s stories are never told. Crossed Genres Publications presents Fat Girl in a Strange Land, an anthology of fourteen stories of fat women protagonists traveling distant and undiscovered realms.
Precious Cargo 2404 CE - A Malo Kemp Assignment
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Series: The Malo Kemp Assignments. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Space trader Malo Kemp leaves the bottle behind for an assignment he can't refuse; after all, shipping freight across the known worlds is what he does best. He thinks he knows about his goods and his passenger; the mysteriously cool Miranda. But as they travel through the hard vacuum of space the past begins to catch up with Malo, and the lines between the trader and his cargo begin to blur
The Ferro-Erotic Roaches of Kiki
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Kiki dwell contentedly in their hive until the odd roundy beasts plummet to the surface. Chantelle and James, marooned on an alien world of banded stone and gaping chasms, take refuge in the warrens of the roach-like denizens of the planet. They find a peaceful, if uneasy, co-existence. Until the baby arrives. And they call again for help. And Chantelle must choose: her baby or her life.