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Times and Forms.
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Stepan Vartanov writes both Sci-Fi and Fantasy, providing us with a rather unique chance to mix times - past and present, future and... what is the name for the time that we have missed? For something that will never come, because at some point, somewhere we took the wrong turn? Oh, one more thing. He had invented the term "Windows Millennium" two years before Microsoft announced the product.
The Day of the Nuptial Flight
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Price: Free! Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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On an alien world of giant insects, Rover strives to be like every other drone and mate with the queen. When he isn’t able to perform his drone duties, he struggles for acceptance and finds friendship and love in an unlikely place—among humans.
Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,830. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
40 short stories by Alex Shvartsman, winner of the 2014 WSFA Small Press Award for Short Fiction. * An elder god trapped in a pocket dimension turns up in the world's oldest magic pawn shop. * A cybernetically-enhanced assassin who can't feel pain faces a dangerous adversary. * A computer hacker and a mystic team up to break into the Book of Fate and change their futures. and much, much more!
The Last Droid
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Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A crew in space explores a distant planet, detected only through its toxic gas levels. The previous society killed themselves through war. Upon entering the planet's gravity they are rammed by debris and forced to land on the poisonous surface. They believe it was intentional, and set out to learn who brought them down. Finding only a single area free of poison, and at its center the last droid.
Chess
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You set the price! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a train journey from Aberystwyth, Kate, a female student, has her curiosity sparked by a chess set in one of the first class cabins, but soon has to use her wits to grapple with a grey-haired stranger, with pale wrinkleless skin, who knows details about her that she hasn't divulged. A short story from the author of Cyberia.
The Man With Two Bodies
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Price: Free! Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the story of the first person to have his brain downloaded and installed into a computer program before death.
Remembering Turinam
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Salai returns to his childhood home with turbulent questions — he leaves with a mission. Originally published in "We See A Different Frontier", this short story received an honorable mention in Gardner Dozois’s "The Year’s Best Science Fiction, Thirty First Edition".
I Only Want Everything
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Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The C.E.O. of MorphoTech Jarrod Murks and his development team are set to unveil the world's first artificial intelligence. Revealed to a packed arena of thousands, the introduction of the E.V.E. machine does not go quite as planned. Through hard lessons they learn that individuality is more complicated than ones and zeros, a soul is something to be earned, it cannot be programmed into existence.
955291 Courier's Log
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Price: Free! Words: 18,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
955291 is an intergalactic courier for Laboratory Express. He kept a log during his first year on the job and called it "not just a number" because he felt like a number most of the time. These are four of his adventures through out the year.
Love with a big 0x004c
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Series: GR Induced. Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Love with a big 0x004c is an experimental Sci-Fi short story following the evolution of an Artificial Intelligence after the extinction of humankind. It was inspired by the prompt of Goodreads user "Aura" (https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/15363571) in "Goodreads Friends with benefits".
Monster
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Price: Free! Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
“The way to make a man talk is to modify the memory that keeps him silent,” Senator Kiter glared as he spoke. “I believe those were your words, Director.” He spit out the last word with venomous distaste, as if the honorary title was a fly that had buzzed into his mouth...
Room Check
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Even when the human race is at the end of it's existence we will be judged by how we treat those who are the weakest.
The Measure of a Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The story of a man surviving and attempting to keep his humanity on an Earth after an asteroid strike ushers in a new ice age.
Extraterrestrial Channeling
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
Extraterrestrial Channeling tells you earthly and alien stories; it communicates information and life situations that adapt to this and other planets, and takes you to an inner journey where you only know what is true and what to do with it.
Father Figure
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Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There are questions in every persons life that only their parents can answer. But what happens when you were created, not born? When you have a maker, not a father? Can you still find out those answers?
Echo from The Past
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On the moon a scientific team discover clues to mankinds lost history and perhaps the keys to our future.
Letters From Galileo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Short Story: 2700 words Messages cast into the void as the world ends.
Into The Tall Grass
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Short Story: 1500 words One warm day on the farm a game of catch for a group of children turns to horror and death.
Vixen Revolution
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Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the post-economic world of the Red Shift series, the city of Sydney is one of the few remaining centres of power. But even as the new city flourishes in the advancement and comforts provided by the scientists and benefactors that have been drawn to the region, there is a dark under-belly that will not be forgotten. Through the haze a band of women will rise up and take control of their destiny
Story Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 39,930. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Story Sampler is a free sampling of stories found in my other collections that provide the reader with a broad cross-section of the types of stories I have published in these collections (mystery, science fiction, fantasy, mainstream, cross-genre).