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Urknod Army: Self-Help Bulletin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a genuine copy of the Self-Help Bulletin, (issue no.1), as issued to all members of the Urknod army. Contains many useful tips and pieces of advice to help improve your body count and your ability to bring terror and despair to the cowardly enemy. All hail the mighty Umperor Rodgarr!
Wizard Model 2267
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A lonely robot, damaged and alone on a strange planet has lost his memory. While exploring the fantastic and war ravaged landscape he chooses to help it's woodland creatures, and in the process uncovers his violent and destructive purpose. Can a robot change? Wizard Model 2267 is a short story that combines elements of fantasy and steam punk to weave a rich and thought provoking tapestry.
Are We There Yet?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The more things change, the more they stay the same. The Larson family head out in their space-RV on a vacation trip to Venus when the mini-disasters start piling up, soon leading to an age-old refrain… "Are we there yet?" A science fiction humor short story.
Jumper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Living in voluntary exile on a space station, the Earth looks so near, but it is still unobtainable. The view can drive people mad.
A Dog's Purpose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The ghast he was hunting was small. It must have barely imagined itself into existence under the house before he smelled it. He and Aggy had tackled much rougher ones, ghasts which had imagined all kinds of interactions with the world. Buy Aggy was gone, and it wasn’t the same without Aggy.
Female Science Fiction Writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,040. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
These stories are like a disease - only one you wouldn't mind catching. Mint-addicted aliens. Talking horses. Little girls in wheelchairs who get the chance to pilot starships. Odd jade carvers who save the last Mayan city by magic. A sexy wolf girl who saves a teddy bear boy and her clown boyfriend’s heart. Fourteen stories by award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer Amy Sterling Casil.
The Power Plant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It seemed like the ideal power source, cleaner and safer than atomic energy. But unexpected problems arose.
Milk Run
Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
On a regular planet hop made many times before without incident the first blemish on a perfect record is only ever less than a second away. When the worst happens can anyone save them?
Gheid (Origins Part 4)
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Gheid has been in imprisonment for several years when, for the first time since being captured, noises of a fight alert him to the possibility of escape. But who is Gheid? This is a short story of 1.990 words. It is part four in the 'Origins' series of stories which connect with one another in unexpected ways.
Harvest Ship
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The massive spaceship appeared out of nowhere and soon descended to hover over the east coast.Whilst the academics and military considered a response the bountiful harvest commenced. But the visitors were honest traders and they gladly left a very generous gift for humankind, one that would speed development. Sadly, for humankind, they couldn't read the instructions.
Explorers: Beyond The Horizon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
EXPLORERS: BEYOND THE HORIZON is a short story anthology featuring characters forever changed by their discovery of lands and worlds beyond their own. Whether it's by charting new stars, trekking across fantastical realms, sailing new oceans, or traversing the wild and unknown spaces between dimensions, readers will find the unimaginable in the pages of EXPLORERS.
Lazy Day: Collection of Stories of Fantastic Realms and Possible Futures
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This single volume collects all six of my currently available Fantasy/Sci-fi works, for simplicity and to offer readers of my words a better deal. For a description of each tale, please see the individual stories for sale by me. This package gives you about 50% off the cost of the combined stories.
Alien Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story where a science experiment goes awry and changes and the world as we know it. And it is all one man's fault...
Dark Doses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,160. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The future does not look bright.... Seven dark and gritty tales of what-if describe a troubled tomorrow on the small scale, from the eyes of a few people enduring it. These doses span a little dystopia, doomsday, technology run amuck, and the nasty side of virtual reality. Six of these stories were previously published in this collection of darker days to come.
Machine God
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The convention room came to order as the Chairman of the world’s largest media conglomerate spoke. He was an old man now, a man who had waged and won many battles over a sixty year career. Then there was a loud booming voice. "Excuse me everyone,this is God, the elite have exceeded the maximum allowable concentration of wealth. To rectify this situation the game will be reset in five seconds..."
Digital Footprints
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story. Everlasting Connections, a hi-tech dating service for the wealthy, is having problems with their security. The brain-map of one of their rich clients has disappeared; with this info, a saboteur would know all that the client knows, and bring trouble to all. But there seems to have been no intrusion...
Horizon
Series: Horizon Station, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
For Ava, Remi, and Vance, life on Habitat Station is terrible. But when they discover an abandoned space station drifting, their luck might just change. This is the first story in the Horizon Station series.
Primal Instincts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a global pandemic strikes, healthy men and women are quarantined to become breeding stock. Other survivors sacrifice everything to support the breeders. It takes several generations to rebuild and repopulate Earth. In the process personal freedoms are suppressed. Everyone works for the common good—except Alex, who finds his primal instincts impossible to resist.
Sarah
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Set in the near future, police technician Ethan Pollard crosses paths with a beautiful Human Analog Bio-robotic. She’s on the run and has a head full of fragmented memories of a life she’s never lived. Only H.A.Bs don’t run away and they certainly don’t have some stranger’s memories.
The Path I Lay Before Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story. Arthur Bales goes in to have his fortune read - only these fortunes are true. What he sees through his own future self's eyes is terrifying, indeed: his own death in just a few days time. Now, based on the decisions he made to get to that point, he has to decide where to alter his path to avert his early fate. But which decision was it that led him there?