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Flight Risk
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Price: Free! Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Experience the great love and loss of a man who falls in love with a clandestine discovery.
Dragon Coast
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dragon Coast is the tale of how Jessica finds work in the corporate part of town. It was originally published as one of the stories in An Anthology of Dragons, but is published separately here. It is 1,396 words in length.
Water and Fire and living the dream
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of science fiction short stories dealing with possible futures and impossible dreams that somehow become realities.
Gods and Demons in Love
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Price: Free! Words: 31,230. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
"Love's End" is the final tale of the godling Nate Lee's curse. Millennia in the future, Nate Lee's one hope for freedom is to bestow his deadly gift. But in Silk, he finds a woman as strong as her ancestor, his lost beloved. He cannot break his vow, but will granting Silk's heart's desire destroy her as so many have been destroyed before? Bundles one new story with four previous ones.
Frontier 9
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Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.67 from 3 reviews)
Frontier 9. The story of the deep space exploration ship, Albatross and its sole occupant, Frontier 9, an android with a directive to locate compatible planets for humans and plant seed colonies. During a voyage lasting over 6000 years, 9 discovers that its brain is designed to evolve. With evolution comes self awareness and with that, emotions. 9 soon experiences loneliness and fear and love.
The Ad Agency
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Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What would advertisements look like if the government required them to be truthful and not misleading?
The War of the Plutonidians
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Wars between Plutonidians were only ancient myths... but since the new settlement in a new world something happened and so chaos became order, noise became silence and peace... WAR!
Inquisitor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Yakob Ascher is an expert in forbidden computers. When a young engineer in the wilds of the Colorado territory is accused of building one, Ascher is sent to pass judgement on man and machine.
These Dark Electrons
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Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Is science a kind of magic? Is magic a science all its own? In a world run by technological giant iGoogAmaHoo, only one woman can stop the violent overthrow of society by an evil sorcerer who's seeded the world's tech connection with a magical virus. THESE DARK ELECTRONS is a short story with a breathtaking pace set in a fantastical sci-fi future.
A Ship of My Own
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Wonder Realms Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Science Fiction Short Story. Benjamin Blake stows away on the pirate spaceship Diamond Lady and plans to use his sword fighting skill to become part of the crew and eventually win a ship of his own. But when he comes face-to-face with his father's murderer, he finds himself crossing swords with one of the best swordsmen in the entire pirate armada. Cold space awaits the loser's dead body.
Antipodean Collection
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Series: Antipodean Collections. Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of six short-short science fiction stories.
Akasa-Puspa, de Aguilera y Redal
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Series: De Némesis a Akasa-Puspa, Book 4. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 164,090. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2012 by Sportula. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Akasa-Puspa, «flor que brilla en el cielo», es sin la menor duda el más fascinante escenario que ha dado la ciencia ficción española. Fue creado a finales de los ochenta por Juan Miguel Aguilera y Javier Redal en las novelas Mundos en el abismo e Hijos de la Eternidad y, desde entonces, no ha dejado de cautivar la imaginación de los lectores.
Taxbell
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Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the bureaucrats make 'pleasuretax' a literal reality, some people go insane.
The Science Reporter
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,820. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Short stories by sci-fi author, Rod Martin. The first four deal with a science reporter and his amazing reports that turn the Federal Science Bureau on its head. Each one brings him closer to being fired for reports that could in no way be called "scientific". The final three move away from the reporter into metaphysical fiction. And his "How to Build a Starcruiser" was born from this collection.
Hungur Magazine Issue 14
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,840. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hungur Magazine is a semiannual journal of vampire tales in which the vampire is an alien and/or the action takes place on another world. There are other addictions besides blood--although blood will do. Both arousing and thought-provoking, each issue of Hungur Magazine takes you where no vampire has gone before.
First Human Empire
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This sci-fi short story contains the following chapters... 2000-2100, The Company, Greed, Empire, 2100-2200, Sunshine, and it starts with the Greek financial crisis and their courage in telling the world's banks to go jump in the lake.
Apex Magazine - Issue 30
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue 30 of Apex Magazine, featuring work by Elizabeth Bear, Catherynne M. Valente, Robert Shearman, Tim Pratt, Bryan Thao Worra, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Stephanie Jacob. Apex is edited by Hugo Award-winning editor Lynne M. Thomas.
The Guardians
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A Sci-Fi Short Story. The first radio stations were sending their message into the skies, changing society, liberating people and entertaining their amazed audiences. It was a revolution on Earth, a new way to communicate was born, a new way to entertain, a social revolution - but little did the inhabitants of the blue planet know who it would bring. The Guardians were dispatched immediately.
Sky-Tinted Waters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Sam's Dot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sky-Tinted Waters is an anthology of stories by the Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers Group. You'll find stories featuring: Rampaging steam-powered constructs Bioengineered killer squirrels Military serums filled with nanotech A demon who pounces on mispronounced words An invisible flying pony And fourteen more tales of adventure, enchantment, humor, terror, magic and science gone wro
Ferdinand and the Dinosaurs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ferdinand and the Dinosaurs is the tale of a teenage outcast who's wildest dreams come true when he is transported to the time of the dinosaurs. He befriends a Triceratops and the two journey through a prehistoric land together until Ferdinand is faced with a difficult choice; to go home to his own time, or to stay with his new dinosaur friend.