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Asymmetrical Compounds
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Price: Free! Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Suppose you find yourself in a strangely unsettling reality, suppose you are offered superhuman powers by a voice from your head, suppose you are unable to distinguish dream from reality. What would you do? A short story collection comprising of several characters caught in different and unusual situations and their subsequent reactions to them.
Random Ramblings
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Price: Free! Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mashups
An eclectic collection of short stories, poems, fan fiction and novel excerpts by Anna Jones Buttimore
Dreams Are Real
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Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Dreams are Real revolves around one man’s struggle to come to terms with what happens when we he is asleep and the strange events that lead him to arrive at his unconventional conclusions.
Clara is Dead! Long Live Clara! - A Fanfic Doctor Who Adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Matthew Sawyer. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I like Jenna-Louise Coleman. I think her acting in the BBC television series Doctor Who is worthwhile Sci-Fi. But honestly, her character, Clara Oswin, sucks. Give Ms. Coleman a new role on the show, I propose. Bring back a favorite face, I dare say. I mean a rewarding character. I elect Romanadvoratrelundar, the Time Lady from Gallifrey. Jenna rejoins Peter Capaldi on Doctor Who...
The Platinum Hall Debacle: Time's Tempest Lost Chapter 3
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Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Contractor with the CTF demands a certain level of professionalism and respect. Taya’s newest employer doesn’t see a Contractor standing before him - he sees what he wants to: a little girl who isn’t worth his time. With a tight deadline for erecting the outdoor concert stage, Taya challenges a growing prejudice as she risks her life and her livelihood.
Doorport Alterludes
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Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Six characters from Scott Michael Decker's novel, Doorport, have their lives altered by the increasingly attenuated space-time fabric.
Punchcards from Atlantis
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Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A mission to Bermuda goes terribly wrong and Sgt. McGraw finds himself with only one person left in his team: the stuffy anthropologist unsuited for fieldwork. Can they complete their mission before the greenskins get to them? Based upon the tongue-in-cheek 1950's themed boardgame (Mars vs Earth), this *short story* follows "Duke" McGraw & Dr. Bonnie Hill at the tail-end of their doomed mission.
Crime & Punishment
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Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
For thousands of years society has imposed punishments for what they define as crime. Laws are the foundations of a stable civilization. What constitutes a crime? For the most heinous crimes, what's an appropriate punishment? In "Crime & Punishment", the lives of two individuals collide: The first, a devious criminal called Vargr, and the second, an ordinary man named Charles Wilson.
Os cavalos eléctricos de Pingling
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A partir do momento em que uma mentira é dita passa a ser verdade. As palavras não são minhas, são de um careca arrogante. Proferiu-as uma semana depois de regressar de Pingling, antes de começar a contar-me uma história, a sua história, a mesma história que irei agora contar-vos. Existência e causalidade são temas presentes neste conto.
The Abducted
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Series: The Adventures of Gabriel Celtic. Price: Free! Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Based on actual events...maybe... It was just a party. There were six of them, three guys and three girls enjoying the cool fall evening. Good friends, they had been drawn together in high school like pieces of steel to a magnet. Considered nerds by many in their school, something in the sky that night changed their lives forever
Tres Voces
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Price: Free! Words: 540. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A trip to the movies is usually a nice break from reality. But it all depends on who you go with. Running behind while waiting on someone primping in the mirror, or speeding through traffic just to make the previews doesn't make things easier on anyone. A snide remark or a full-on argument is almost guaranteed to ensue, and bring life to a show before the show.
Nexus: Octopied
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Price: Free! Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Octopied is a short story of approximately 5,500 words, set between Nexus and Nexus 2: Sins of the Past.
Fly Me to the Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: Australian English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
What happened when the Angler came? Why was everybody so excited when the Angler came? Why was the angler there? Find out in this whimsical tale.
Gunslinger: A World at War Story
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Series: World at War Stories Series 2, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It's a battle of the big guns. Bravehart Company has been forced into an artillery duel with one of their toughest foes. Can they come out on top?
Maybe
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Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A team of physicists conducting high-level research face the reality of what their errant experiment means for the universe in secret, and team member Joel contemplates the end of all things ten feet from his ex. Which is easier to fix: the fabric of space and time or the broken bond between lovers?
Gray Fox: A World at War Story
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Series: World at War Stories Series 2, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
No sight. No scent. No sound. A Redd Foxx scout team is sent into enemy territory on a mission. Even with their considerable skills, can they accomplish their mission without being discovered?
Navigator
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A tale of survival set against the backdrop of deep space. The remains of a military crew find that their Navigator, a cybernetically enhanced human grown into the ship's systems, has turned against the crew and initiated a deadly game that could spell the end of their lives.
Before Palar
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Series: Palar, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Scientist Cast Palar must build a machine that can harvest fuel from other planets before his own planet destroys itself.
The Story of Sarah and Hagar
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Price: Free! Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story is a tale of caution based on the Old Testament and modern genomics about the possibility and horror of a Genecaust.
Thieves on the Long Dark Road
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Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In this short story, thieves are coming to steal a planet’s last chance for survival. Only one guardian remains to stop them.