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Don Coyote de la Merika
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Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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When her mother is killed by a roving militia, Silende struggles to survive in a harsh world of scarcity, and sudden, violent death. She is taken in by the itinerant Don Coyote, but soon learns that his guise of easygoing detachment conceals far more calculating and complex motives.
Yet So Far
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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The Wars changed everything. Once fertile land is now barren desert, the sun blazing a firey path across the earth. In the midst of the daily struggle for survival, Hugh finds a companion through a relic from the past...
The Fruit Of Thy Womb
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Price: Free! Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
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Another unique zombie tale from Lori R. Lopez, the author of "Heartbeat" and "The Lycaning", this time with Fruit Flies and two jaded strangers who learn that they are not as alone as they think.
A Taste of Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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NASA’s Near Earth Asteroid team is tracking an asteroid when, without explanation, it changes direction and heads for earth. When they inspect the impact sites, they discover that the meteorite fragments are not what they expect.
Half Past One
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Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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A short story with a Twilight Zone of yesteryear feel. A nuclear explosion leaves a group of people scrabbling for survival. How they cope is anything but expected.
Lore of the Underlings: Episode 3 ~ Fyryx
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Series: Lore of the Underlings. Price: Free! Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Lore of the Underlings continues. In this episode: While on nightwatch for his fallen friend, the beautiful vell Arrowborne, Fyryx Hurx reveals much about the people he leads -- the Treasured of Syland -- a chosen folk cast long ago into the internal exile of an unforgiving wilderness by the clever and farseeing Semperor. Of himself he reveals much as well, as he ponders a new threat from without.
The Service of Robert Fulcher
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Apocalyptic flash fiction - enough said without spoiling the story.
Lore of the Underlings: Episode 4 ~ The Letting Pen
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Series: Lore of the Underlings. Price: Free! Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Lore of the Underlings continues. In this episode: The three strangers -- John Cap, Morio, and their mysterious young woman friend -- find themselves locked away in a curious crooked chamber, a place with foreboding in the air and the smell of something evil. What hellish fate awaits them here as "guests" of Fyryx and his Guard? Only time (and space) will tell...
Lore of the Underlings: Episode 5 ~ Into the Pit
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Series: Lore of the Underlings. Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Lore of the Underlings continues. This episode tells of the travelers' plight -- the fate of John Cap, Morio, and Vaam -- after they take an unplanned tumble underground and deep, deep down... into the very bowels of the place called the Letting Pen. A place where anything could happen...
The City
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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You wake up to find yourself in a dark field ... with two choices. And with a threat coming from high above, depending on which decision you make. (After you read The City, if you enjoyed it, feel free to leave me a review!)
A Small Sky Through Broken Strands
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Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Marooned on a skyland that crashed to the sea, young Joha Mender is slowly starving to death. His food stores exhausted, he must face his greatest fear and brave the deep waters. But the sky-peoples harbor old superstitions about the sea for a reason, and as Joha enters this alien world, he discovers that myths often contain an element of truth.
Lore of the Underlings: Episode 6 ~ Meeting Minyon
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Series: Lore of the Underlings. Price: Free! Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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Lore of the Underlings continues. In this episode: As folk prepare for both feast and trial, the mighty John Cap is paraded out and put on display by his captors, the Guard. But despite being bound up awaiting his fate, the traveler makes a surprising ally -- a prophetic and seemingly holy man by the name of Minyon Myne. A thin ray of hope in the morning sun as his hour of judgment approaches...
Sunfall: Episode 1
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Price: Free! Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
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It came without warning... One Sunday afternoon, those who stood in the sun caught fire and turned to ash. Forced indoors, humanity must learn to live in the darkness. Unless, what waits in the darkness catches them, too...
Lore of the Underlings: Episode 7 ~ Ho-man Holds Court
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Lore of the Underlings continues. In this episode: John Cap wakes up in a circus-like ring, a courtroom where trial is about to begin. But just whose trial? Now that's the question. Meanwhile, a quirky clerk named Ho-man hits him with punch lines he doesn't expect as a comically tragic warm-up act.
Of Bone and Steel and Other Soft Materials
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Price: Free! Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011 by Doomed Muse Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
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Eking out an existence as a scavenger in post-apocalyptic Russia, Ryska never thought she would be more than a blind, discarded military experiment. Then she ends up in the middle of a kidnapping gone wrong and must use her all her skills to save herself, and the young boy who brings back painful memories of her past. This is a science fiction short story.
Palimpsest
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Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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When Julius Caesar crossed to Britannia he won the first battle against the elven host, for good Roman iron negates all spells. But then came sunset... Now elves rule the whole world and the day is no more than a two hour interval in the endless twilight, with humans reduced to hunted beasts. But this time they have found a new and utterly potent weapon.
The Last Human
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Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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The Last Human is a Post-Post-Apocalyptic short fiction story following the life of the last human survivor of the second robot apocalypse. Jay has been wandering aimlessly for ages and passes the time by reflecting on the better days which, sadly, were his days spent in servitude to the robot overlords. This is the story of Jay's struggle to survive with only himself to rely on.
Quota
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Life is short and brutal in the apocalyptic wasteland. Skag Murdet culls herds for slaughter to help sustain the population on razor-thin margins of available sustenance. Everyone has a duty to perform. Everyone has a quota to fill. Parental Warning: This story contains imagery which may be disturbing to young readers.
Night Sentry
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Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
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Mikey, on watch over his post-apocalyptic town wall, is confronted in the middle of a frigid January night by a dark-clad stranger seeking entry.
Tabula Rasa
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Price: Free! Words: 15,550. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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Ryan Pierce wakes alone and dazed, in an abandoned facility once used to imprison the world's most bloodthirsty killers: vampires. He must travel alone for hundreds of miles through vampire-infested territory in order to reunite with his friend and his lover. Tabula Rasa is a gritty tale of survival, packed with humor, action, and emotional resonance.