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Un rêve éveillé
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You set the price! Words: 2,460. Language: French. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Par une journée de canicule un homme va se réfugier en forêt au bord d'un lac. Il va y faire une rencontre surprenante qui l'amènera à réfléchir sur ses capacités à changer le monde...
Burdening the Fear
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For a long time I had seen this coming. Her soft tender kiss, and the whisper in my ear. The night was cold, so her breath was like fire. I awoke to realise I was seeing the future again. A flash fiction about the burdens of knowing the future.
AlberTa's Gift
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Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As Albert stood beside Minister Teslo, he thought of that long ago street hockey game ending with his face plant. Severe asthma kept him gasping for breath on that childhood ambulance ride to hospital. Now, as he listened to this Energy of Tomorrow speech at the coal fired power plant he wondered about his gift. Had it been written in his mother’s tear stained eyes or was there much more?
Star Travels Tales of Science Fiction
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Price: Free! Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Star Travels science fiction short stories meet a time travelling P.I. who tries to save his wife by transporting to a future-future to end the life of a killer before he can even begin a life of schoolboy rampage; a lemonade stand to quench an alien thirst; an illegal extraterrestrial toy stolen once then stolen twice for a clandestine client; a sinister Christmas adventure filled with love.
Flower On The Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short vignette, about 1300 words. A vignette is not a story, but is a scene. In this scene, a very old man sits in his study and contemplates his end. It is an end he has brought on himself, out of frustration and discontent. And it is an end he is determined to share... with everyone else in the entire world.
The Darkness Bite #2
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Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tipping Over Here: SANDWICH part 1- Serenity meets his new companion.
Cinza
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Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Algumas vezes a vida nos escolhe para tarefas inesperadas. Uma pintura, um ato de amor ou mesmo a construção de um computador podem fazer toda a diferença para determinado grupo de pessoas. Em um mundo em que a Eutanásia Eletrônica foi legalizada, James Thompson está obcecado na construção de um computador para salvar a vida de seu filho, Leonardo, que sofre de um câncer terminal.
Walter's Stupid Vacation
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Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A short story where the world's most coveted vacation destination is not where you'd first think.
Influx
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Price: Free! Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The most dangerous man in the Solar System - Garen Maertikye - has a plan. He will infiltrate one of the Coalition's immense, city-sized energy sumps and bring it down from inside using their own technology against them. As long as he can remain hidden...
On Guard
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Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rag Duggan is a Coalition security officer with a brand new set of cybernetic arms and the high-paying job that came with them. If only the upgrade didn't include so much danger.
The Collected #10 NOTICE IT'S THE PART WHERE I CAN'T THINK OF A TITLE
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Notice, organs, and a cheap Yankee's joke.
Your Averaged Joe
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Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Your Averaged Joe tells the story of a man with a migraine so bad it feels like the universe has been crammed into his head. The problem is, it has … WARNING: Contains mind-bending, absurdist science fiction, with a healthy dose of blasphemy and offensive language.
Whispers Gone Cold
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Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A flash fiction about a man and his thoughts on why he didn't sent the S.O.S signal on a space station.
Miranda, Miranda
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Series: The Solar System Chronicles. Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An audience views a theatrical presentation of Reynolds on Uranus' moon, Miranda.
Interface
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Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the far future and humanity has become stagnant. A device called the Interface enables all humans to link themselves to virtual realities and to download at whim any information that they might want. Nothing changes, everything stays the same. That is, until Laurena Tyall asks the Interface a question that no one else has thought of asking for over two hundred years: what is it to learn?
The Essence Of Life
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Price: Free! Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An experimental psychologist delves into the mysteries of the human subconscious. What he discovers unleashes a new and terrifying threat to the sanity of mankind.
Utopia Gone
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alone in the world, the man enjoys life. He has no name, nor needs one. Every rock, tree, mountain, and sea: he knows it all in detail. He has no memory of how he arrived on the planet, only a blissful love of his surroundings. When the starship comes, his life makes a dramatic change.
Tales from the Colony: An Interstellar Saga
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Price: Free! Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The hopeful dreams of humanity drift aboard the Colony, an interstellar vessel determined to reach a new world. After one thousand years in suspended animation, its passengers breathe new life into old machinery. These are the tales of those aboard who find that not all is quiet in the dead of space.
The Wearable
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Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What does a high-flying middle-aged executive do when he finds the mind-reading wearable device he has bought too hot to handle?
DeadEarth: Mr. 44 Magnum
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Price: Free! Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three sisters--Shade, Rikka, and Lou--must maneuver through the dead world in order to survive.