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The Stone Grapes
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 75. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A new grape variety with strange effects changes the world. A science fiction short story.
Underside
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Price: Free! Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Aelise Teronne was an assassin working for the Kandu Law Enforcement. She was part of a group of trained superhumans who were programmed into forced killing. Escaping from her controllers, Aelise goes to set things right and make up for what she had already done. Twisting herself into tangles of all things complicated, she learns to treat herself not as a violent assassin, but as a changed person.
Family Hour
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the near future, Valued Associate Echo 900682972187 "lives" all his days within the narrow walls of his Multitasking Cubicle-Home Station (MCHS). Every aspect of his existence is completely focused on "Productivity," the bridge to Global Corporation's utopia, the mythical "7th Era." Once a year, Valued Associates may communicate with their biological parents. Welcome to "Family Hour."
Autômato
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Price: Free! Words: 12,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Uma máquina, um viajante, com muito tempo, longe de casa. Ele tem alguns retratos e algumas folhas de papel, seus pertences pessoais, seu tesouro. Por que não dar uma espiada em seu tesouro, seja meu convidado. Eu acho que ele está meio avariado. Você consegue imaginar o que ele faz o dia todo? Tão quieto, tão escuro, isso é o universo. Quanto assustador isso é. O universo desafia a vida.
Automaton
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Price: Free! Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A machine, a traveler, with so much time, far away from home. He has some pictures and some sheets of paper, his personal belongings, his treasure. Why not take a peek at his treasure, be my guess. I think he is broken in some way, can you see this too? Can you figure out what he does all day long? So quiet, so dark, this is universe. How scare it is. The universe challenges life.
Avatar Gods
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Series: Avatar Gods, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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A challenging short story about the future migration of humans to a virtual world,and their struggle against the US government.These lovers of freedom, who are living in their own Utopia,a space based virtual world,rally behind the stunningly beautiful Afroditee and her Temple of the Avatar Gods as they declare war on the US and change human history forever.Bright - fast - imaginative - emotional.
Lag
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
She only had half an hour for lunch,and it was bitterly cold outside.Forgetting the risks,she walked briskly down to the 54th street intersection but half way across she was hit by lag,and stopped dead in her tracks like all those around her.Even though she loved her government, the lag annoyed her,surely they could fix it.A fast paced short story about a future world, with an unexpected ending.
The Librarian and the Return of the Nightingale
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The librarian's dead. It looks like the murderer is a space traveler who's accidently returned to the moon after 60,000 years. Saskia's been training to be the new librarian, but she was never trained for this. A science fiction novelette from the author of The Wreck of the Emerald Sky.
After The Darkness: Episode Five
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.00 from 1 review)
Even in a world of never-ending winters and permanent darkness, fourteen-year-old Nadia Comani has everything she could ever want: power, privilege, a loving family and most importantly warmth. But her family's refusal to compromise their values changes everything.
Night Driving
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Series: The Rise of the Totalitarians, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Lester Baines, a man whose business is security, is on his way home after the night shift. He has no reason to expect anything other than an easy ride. But a malfunctioning computer aboard his vehicle is about to make things complicated...
Cheshire
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Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Watching You
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Chilling story of government surveillance. We have the ability and some say the obligation to know everything about everyone. Can privacy survive? Can the individual endure? Harold is a second-class citizen and a cog in a government surveillance system charged with reviewing “criminal activity.” He has private thoughts about a woman he’s forbidden from approaching, and he will not be deterred.
A Nation of Addicts
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Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: British English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A warming climate has brought disease and anarchy. Protected by the sea, Britain maintains order, but daily medication needs have left the pharmaceutical companies in charge. Emma works for them, but when they refuse to treat her mum she turns to those who fight them. When word of a possible cure reaches them, they ask Emma to steal it. If she's caught, she's dead, but her mum needs help.
Alive
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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When the world ends, what do you do when you realize you are still alive? In a world devastated by natural disaster, only the most stubborn refuse to give up. When Ed Walker learns that others have been preparing for the disaster for years, he realize finding them may be his only shot at survival. But time is running out... Alive can be read as a companion novella to Exodus or as a stand alone
Addio pioggia limpida
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Series: Daria Rigoletti - italiano. Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: Italian. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Uno stato canaglia in agonia. Un uomo con una missione: salvare i figli dei suoi migliori amici. A che prezzo? E basterà? Chi è la misteriosa intermediaria, fredda ma sensuale? Un "prequel" di "Padania addio" per presentarvi Daria Rigoletti.
Deadly Memory
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Vivid visions of a life that could not have been cause Bryan to question his very existence, but is the truth more dangerous than the nightmares? Find out in this short story by Joseph Sweet.
The Loving Confines
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Series: The Rise of the Totalitarians, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A guilt-haunted teenage girl visits a therapist in a future society where everything, it is claimed, is better than ever.
Wolkenbruch
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Price: Free! Words: 6,800. Language: German. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
“Wolkenbruch” ist eine futuristische Erzählung der Liebesbeziehung zweier junger Menschen in einer vom Internetanbieter CloudNet dominierten Welt. Um dem Diktat des Netzwerkes zu entkommen, kontaktiert der Held der Erzählung einen berüchtigten Hacker - eine Tat die sein Leben unwiderruflich aus der Bahn wirft.
Androgyne
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This futuristic short story is set in 2133,after the Greed,after the Collapse,after the Great Dying when the human population has been reduced to less than 500 million and women outnumber men 4 to 1. The only ones capable of reproducing are male androgynes,unique beings who have been modified over 3 generations.A love story set in a challenging time for humankind, with an uncertain future.
The Facebook Genocide
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Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Beaten and bloodied, a man wakes up in a cell. He doesn't know how he got there, or why someone would do this to him. His first visitor, the enigmatic Doctor Jolley, brings with him more questions than answers, and thus begins a disturbing game of cat and mouse. The prisoner has no idea of the rules of this game but he knows this: one wrong answer could cost him his life.