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Prisão de gelo
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Duas mulheres encarceradas numa prisão de gelo tentam manter viva a memória de quem são e do porquê de estarem presas.
But Always Meeting Ourselves
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015 by Neon. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
"The time machine first arrived during the summer. I was outside, mowing the lawn, when it insinuated itself into the shrubbery." So begins "But Always Meeting Ourselves", a darkly comic tale by Leo Hunt about gardening, memories and the terrible consequences of being able to go back.
And the Lion Said Shibboleth
Price: Free! Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A sister, one of hundreds not seen for decades, returns with a ship, a crew and dreams of larceny. She plans to steal from a species so alien they speak in scents and colours and cannot comprehend the treasure they carry between the stars. But for Morgan, the cloned son of a genocidal dictator, joining his sister could mean repeating his dead father’s journey into madness and death.
Keep Cool
Price: Free! Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(1.00 from 1 review)
Dear reader, here I collected only few and less significant flash stories. All the stories you will find in this little collection were rejected. Sure, they were rejected by really important and competent editors, from great magazines. So really you don't need to stop here and read them. But, if you want really do this, I'll be sincerely pleased, for you... and for me.
The Things In The Museum
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: British English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When life as you know it gets reset by catastrophe, there's only one thing to do. Claw your way back up the evolutionary ladder!
Colonial Plagues
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: British English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It’s been years since Missra was executed for her treason and her soul bound in service to the Goddess she hates. There aren’t many compensations, but being the most powerful magical healer of her generation gets her out of the box occasionally, and colonists do catch the most entertaining diseases.
The Night We Lost Cleveland
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this short, short story, a teenager avoids yard work to play the latest version of Deus Ex on his departed grandfather’s bio lab’s full screen.
Danny Shaw, Twelve Year Old Time Traveler in the Year 2000
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two minute read. 1960's youngster Danny Shaw travels forward in time thirty-five years: to the year 2000!
Two Psychics in a Typhus Epidemic
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
Three minute read. Two psychics experience a Typhus epidemic in Philadelphia, 1837.
Nimbus
Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Look through the eyes of a child who is more than he appears to be, and discover that there are indeed superheroes among us.
Tunnelbeast
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In an abandoned mining town on an obscure moon some three billion kilometers from Earth one man struggles to survive. With only a broken hologram for companionship, he must face the horrors of the past and his deepest fears, but the most difficult challenges come from within.
It Could Be Anyone
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ms. Gaither has lived a long time, and once again it's time to go shopping. It's a difficult task for her. But it's not difficult because of her age. Rather, it's difficult because of what she sees: endless possibilities, and things that might have been and things that might come to be --- unless she does something about it.
Neutrino C.A.T.
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The atomic age is ending with a peaceful bang and George, who has lived with the threat of nuclear weapons for his entire 90 plus years, takes his cat with him to see the final fireworks. This short story was freely available on the Smashwords TTA Press page from 2011 to 2014.
Time Jumper
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
They say time is relative and for all of 15-year old Solo's life, it has been. That is until his best friend reveals a sinister secret involving a shadowy organization. Now, not only does he not have enough time, but he finds himself falling through it. Discover the world of Quinn Baldwin's Crossover, a young adult sci-fi adventure.
The Photons in the Cheese are Lost
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Chris wakes to find that every message delivered to his spam folder comes true. What could possibly go wrong? 'The Photons in the Cheese are Lost' is an absurdist comedy short. Blue cheese will never taste the same again.
2034
You set the price! Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
2034 is the story of a day in the life of Helen and Bill Maloney, a semi-retired Oxfordshire couple from Headington who are about to have their whole world turned upside down by a chance phone call from their daughter, Katherine. Set in 2034, England is a semi-socialist, nightmare world of 24/7 security surveillance. The only problem is that Bill especially doesn't really seem to realize.
The Countryside Computer
Series: Mauretania Comics. Price: Free! Words: 140. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What's new this summer? The Countryside Computer comes to all the local farms along the newly-widened roads!
Ruck Nor 3
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Craig finds himself back in school where he is to learn about the new planet which is now his home.
Suspension
Price: Free! Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A biological weapon that targets the human brain. An unprepared civilian population. Consequences no-one could have predicted.
Imposter: A Hrothgar Tebrey Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Asura Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Commander Hrothgar Tebrey leads a team of Special Forces personnel to hunt a Theta entity. He finds more than he bargained for.