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The Reductionists
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Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
In the future the problem with overpopulation is solved by a gameshow that allows everyone to vote on the city where they'd like to see the population reduced. Then cameras follow the action as people are reduced to dry cubes. Even though people are in favor of a less crowded country nobody wants to work for the Department of Poulation Reduction except for the elderly who are bored and lonely.
Sjekira
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Series: Zimomora, 6. Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: Croatian. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
"Zima ne dolazi. Zima je stigla." U bliskoj budućnosti klimatske promjene dovele su do kratkotrajnih ekstremnih vremenskih nepogoda. Gradovi koji nikada prije nisu bili prekriveni snijegom sada izgledaju poput nordijskih. Situacija se polako otima kontroli kako sistem kolabira. Drva nestaje, hrane je sve manje. Građani postaju očajni, sjekire neprocjenjive.
Joe The Catman
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 68. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Joe, a harmless but bumbling young fellow, is sentenced for his own good to an unusual fate-- becoming a cat. A science fiction short story.
Good Things Come To Those Who Wait
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: American English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After figureing out immortality and automating all daily tasks to computers, humanity lives a no stress happy life. But as Gordon soon finds out, things are not always what they seem.
After The Darkness: Episode Two
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.88 from 8 reviews)
In a world of never-ending winters and permanent darkness, fourteen-year-old Nadia Comani faces a future of servitude. Can she free herself and her family?
Heresy
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Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A riveting tale of a not-so-distant future in which who you are is what you eat. And loyalty depends on sharing, or refusing to share, blood. Literally. Dark Future, good reading.
After The Darkness: Episode One
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Price: Free! Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.30 from 10 reviews)
In a world of never-ending winters and permanent darkness, fourteen-year-old Nadia Comani faces a future of servitude. Can she free herself and her family?
The Images of Man
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Haldolen. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is a story about a warrior who would, like all super heroes, do whatever it took to defend the woman of his choice from all real or imagined monsters, especially if they came from outer space. Even myth and legend could not stand in the way of doing whatever was necessary to keep her out of the hands of these creatures who were, perhaps, nothing more than the ... Images of Man.
The World That Womb Made
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Haldolen. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A story that came out of a question: "Is blindly conforming better than rebelling against authority?" And what was one man's nightmare was another's damnation. There was no sane escape from W O M B!
A Black Tie Affair
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Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An obsessive android engineer infiltrates a socialite party to be close to his creation. During the party, he finds himself entangled in a game he doesn't entirely understand, and that could find him on the run from the authorities...
Mrp
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Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Characters/ Players awaken in an unknown video game world. The world is very mystical and fantasy looking. Before anyone can figure out what is going on a portal appears and Lvl 40 monsters appear. They begin killing everyone and a stranger comes to their aid.
The Appointment
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 63. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A devoted employee seeks a meeting with the charismatic boss he's never met or even seen or heard. A science fiction short story.
Solitary
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(3.00 from 1 review)
Almost ten years ago, they sealed the United States off from the rest of the world. Most people left with time to spare, but one man went back, instead. Just when he's getting ready to settle in for a hot summer, a young girl stumbles into his life, but he just wants to be left alone.
One
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Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
What if you never knew your parents? What if population control was the only way a society could survive? What if it was all a lie...?
Manners and Murders: A Chinese Fairy Tale of the Stars and Bars
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Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Paul Hawkins. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A young man in a totalitarian state gets a surprise visit from his mysterious uncle, who invokes subversive memories of a place once called "America."
Roaming
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 54. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
An inhabitant of an amoral virtual reality is propelled by his own boredom to find an alien new world he's badly adapted for. A dystopian short story.
A Medical Exam
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Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
Donald Farber, MD, is a specialist in Mesmor therapy. He hates it, even though it's an effective treatment for neurosis. Now, what should he do about his own neurotic problems?
Going Underground
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Price: Free! Words: 7,640. Language: British English. Published: February 12, 2013 by AMMFA Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Rob knows the trains still run. He can hear them ... Going Underground is a 3000 word short story that formed the basis for the world used in Chris Ward's acclaimed Tube Riders trilogy. The Tube Riders part 1 is available now. Part 2, The Tube RIders: Exile, will be published in summer 2013.
The White Sands
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 38. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A hedonist discovers that too much of a good thing becomes a curse, and looks for a better way. A dystopian short story.
21 Izbrisanih
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,850. Language: Croatian. Published: February 8, 2013 by Marraii. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
U distopijskom kôdiranom društvu, Sarah je mislila da je sigurna ako se pridržava pravila. Jedan običan razgovor dovest će do najgoreg--oduzimanja kôda. Kôd je život, bez njega ne postojiš--što će Sarah itekako osjetiti na svojoj koži.