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The Optimist Police
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
“The Optimist Police,” is a humorous story about one man’s struggle in a society with unrealistic expectations about positive attitude. The 3000 word story was originally published by New Myths.
No Beast so Fierce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the far future, an ancient shapeshifter meets up with an old lover on a fastrain headed for disaster.
Someday Will Be Too Late
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The new laws allowing indentured service may be salvation for some or a return to slavery. It all depends. Times are hard, your husband has died, your children are still young, and you’re buried in debt. You’ll sacrifice anything for your family, even your freedom. Because that’s all you have left.
Piecework
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In this chilling, award-nominated tale, a master of modern science fiction lets us glimpse an all-too possible near future when science, economics and individual dignity clash across the most intimate battlefield of all -- pregnancy. Might poor women earn a living by renting out their wombs for industrial "piecework" production of high-end organic machinery?
Darker Matter: Stories of Strange Futures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
“[Polson] provides some remarkable observations about the nature of humanity…” - K.J. Hannah Greenberg (Tangent Online) Now available after sitting in virtual purgatory for over a year: a collection of six dark science fiction stories. Some are brutal, others heart-wrenching and poignant.
Dexters laatste vlucht
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: Dutch. Published: May 2, 2015 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In de eenzaamheid van zijn kleine ruimtevrachter moet Dexter vrezen voor zijn leven als hij ruzie krijgt met zijn bemanningsgenoot. Dit verhaal heeft themawedstrijd 10 (“Oververhit”) van Pure Fantasy gewonnen en is eerder gepubliceerd in Pure Fantasy 23.
Mountainous Stretch of Wind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Etsuko delighted in meeting new aliens and learning of their cultures. Not as joyful was dealing with coworkers who viewed her as an odd little threat to their important experiments. Mountainous Stretch of Wind is a humorous SF story of learning to deal with unexpected circumstances and finding joy no matter what's thrown your way that you're sure to love.