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The Greening of the Universe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Horticulturalist Una lives a safe life aboard the Universe tending her plants collected from all over the multiverse. A crisis threatens the ship’s food source and Una must decide if she can break out of her cozy life and brave humanity. An Aboard the Universe Story
Gerecyclede Verhalen
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Price: Free! Words: 10,400. Language: Dutch. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Een gratis promotieboekje om kennis te maken met mijn wijze van vertellen (en met het 4short label). Het bevat vijf verhalen die al eens eerder gepubliceerd zijn, vier SF verhalen en een bizar verhaal. Voor deze uitgave zijn de verhalen nog eens onder handen genomen.
All the Pretty Little Mermaids
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You set the price! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
In this science fiction short story, artist and single mother Petra Mookjai tries to cope with a toxic world where feminism has become a bewildering and increasingly splintered state. When she is given a toy for her teenage daughter, a breeding kit for tiny multicolored mermaids, she finds herself obsessed with the mermaids as a new form of self-expression.
The Chad Solass Chronicles
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Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
when earth is put under threat from an alien force only one man can help, but he was busy so they picked chad solass, they are quickly going to wish they hadn't!
Veterans
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes you give your life to your country. Then you get it back, and become a veteran. But there's always a new war rolling around. What can you offer now, when the planet's at stake?
Eight Hour Fiction #2
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Series: Eight Hour Fiction, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 13,490. Language: American English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Eight Hour Challenge, inspired by best-selling author J.A. Konrath is back! "Friends With Benefits" (teen+) - Gxkxl the hapless alien is back, and this time he's found his niche as a mob enforcer for a local Russian crew. "General Megatron #2" (safe for children) - General Megatron's escape from the Doom Lord's prison of tortures is compromised by the Evil Queen Mother.
The Memory of Water
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eva struggles to create clarity out of chaos in her job as Assistant Cruise Director on the Universe, a spaceship which cruises the multiverse. Humans from differing political and social factions mixed with aliens from all over. Her boss has gone AWOL, someone’s sabotaging the planned schedule of events and even her cabin won’t recognize her. What else could possibly go wrong?
Inanitas, NYC
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Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
New York in 2090: Clean, efficient and restored to former glories. Much fewer people live here now and they want for very little. Lam, Paul, Owens, and Juan are living a life of leisure and indulgence in old luxuries with virtually no responsibilities.
Tales of the Stoneworld
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,620. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Every now and then, the Mage-General of the Allied Realms, a curious Humanoid who calls himself Kronisk, sits down with his grandchildren. To them, he will read a story from a big volume of Melior's lengthy, grand, and just plain puzzling history. In this volume, you will find ten of the tales that he and his grandchildren share.
Master Stargazer
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Price: Free! Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Stealth Fiction. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Time has run out. The supernova is happening now. This is the story of the Master Stargazer fighting against time, hoping that the desperate actions of his ancestors will work.
Waiting For
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A short story, about 1500 words. Rudy has the honor of being one of the first permanent human colonists on Mars. Sonya plans to follow him in a year so they can be among the first to be married on the Red Planet... but Rudy's brother Aaron has been keeping a secret that may throw those plans into a cocked hat...
He Shot First
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A short story, about 3600 words. Dan Tippdale is a human among aliens on an unfamiliar world. A bar fight lands him in jail -- and he shot first. The charge might not be murder, but that might not matter -- from the looks of things, he might not live to stand trial. And then there's the matter of his lawyer, who has something big in common with the alien Dan shot...
2066 Election Day
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It is the year 2066. The American Government has changed dramatically. In a world where anyone can become president, there exists a system that judges the qualities of America's next leader. Its name is UNCLE SAM. Through this highly advanced supercomputer, qualified people are chosen without scrutiny and human fault. Until the unforeseen happens and leaves America on the brink of war.
Wolf Block
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Price: Free! Words: 11,530. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this somewhat-dystopian science fiction short story, a rich young woman enlists to serve in her government's military to honorably complete her duty to society. She expects to deal with people who come from the lowest economic classes, but she does not expect to be wrapped up in the mystery when the enigmatic prisoners of "Wolf Block" take a special interest in her.
Tavern Tales
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Meet Arkle Wright: Space smuggler. Ship lover. Body odour. And a life-long romance with the Quick Buck. Five short stories: The Tourist, Morning People, The Lewd Larkhouse, Planet of Misery, The Specimen. Five entertaining stories of space smuggling, ship loving . . . and a shocking lack of attention to personal hygiene. Tavern Tales: An Arkle Wright Short Story Collection.
Dark Futures Annual 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,370. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This is the first annual collection of short fiction produced by Dark Futures.
The Siege
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jared just wants to be a kid; play in the woods, climb trees, build forts... But there are the awful unbidden seizures that rack his body, the strangers who meet in secret with his father, the cache of firearms that fill the basement… …and the bees. When his house is surrounded by ATF agents, Jared doesn’t know whom to trust; his father, the ATF, or the swarms that only he can see. 7600 words.
The Collected #8 NOTICE FIND A NEW ONE
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
I’m running down a tangent lost highway.
The Walls Have Ears
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Series: The Permanent Man, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Forever Young Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Patrick Hold escaped 1864, jumping through a time portal to his apparent present of 2013. On the other side, the Agency expects his arrival and takes him into custody. But he hopes to escape their grasp with the help of an unexpected ally … his daughter from 33 years in the future.
Marisa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marisa, a woman trapped in a nightmare in a nightmare in a nightmare, destined to flee through unimaginable terrors and horrors until her captors choose to release her... or she releases herself.