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Don Coyote de la Merika
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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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.
The Fruit Of Thy Womb
Price: Free! Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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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.
Junk Bot Wizard
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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Eric lived his life on a garbage world, a heaping mound orbiting a solar body so close the heat tore through its core and turned weak scraps to cinders. His dwelling protected him and Eric built bots to do outdoor chores and scavenge for supplies. An early morning, one of his drones returned with a toy that managed to survive the fires of his world. Buried inside was a love not forgotten.
A Taste of Earth
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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
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: 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
Series: Lore of the Underlings. Price: Free! Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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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
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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Apocalyptic flash fiction - enough said without spoiling the story.
Lore of the Underlings: Episode 4 ~ The Letting Pen
Series: Lore of the Underlings. Price: Free! Words: 11,420. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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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
Series: Lore of the Underlings. Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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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
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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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!)
Fading Away
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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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
Series: Lore of the Underlings. Price: Free! Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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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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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
Series: Lore of the Underlings. Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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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.
The Rollerboard
You set the price! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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To what lengths would you go to survive? Put yourself in the worn-down shoes of a child, lost in a post-apocalyptic wasteland and slowly starving to death. When you stumble upon the ruins of an ancient gas station, you hope to find the food you so desperately need. You don't realize these ruins are already inhabited--by something just as hungry...
Still Life
Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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The end of the world as we know it, as seen through the eyes of an eleven year old little Australian girl hiding inside a pet shop.
Lore of the Underlings: Episode 8 ~ The Trial
Series: Lore of the Underlings. Price: Free! Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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Lore of the Underlings continues. In this episode: A lovelorn young man is caught and brought to trial for trying to leave the Keep. But when Fyryx, the judge and jury, sees the signs of conspiracy everywhere, his kangaroo court turns into a witch hunt. Will justice's broom sweep the stranger up too?
Of Bone and Steel and Other Soft Materials
Price: Free! Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011 by Doomed Muse Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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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
Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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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
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: 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.

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