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Turnabout
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
It's complicated. A short story of the future of relationships.
For the Long Term
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Suppose the government were to impose a word tax on all communications. Through her blog posts, Jessie Maxwell shows what could happen when what you can say depends on what you can pay. This story is both a celebration of language and a cautionary tale. If you enjoy languages, if you want to learn more about how languages work, or if you delight in learning new words, then this story is for you.
Preparation 162: Giving You Back The Time You Never Had...
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Series: The Solace Pill Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: American English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Three years after The Fall, the world is crumbling, ruled by the ruthless Body Integrals. Those who took Anders’ batch of Solace Pills are now Runners, lost in the depths of Solace. Ceres and George work to find a cure. Hunted by the Body Integrals, avoiding the Runners, and forced to reset their memories weekly, Ceres and George must develop Preparation 162 before all is lost.
Solace End: The next fifteen minutes will last forever...
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Series: The Solace Pill Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: American English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
2249: life is bullet-paced, over-populated, and stressed. Fortunately, Solace Inc has produced a pill that compresses five hours of bliss into fifteen minutes. Today is the annual Solace Festival, and the world plunges into the silky depths of Solace – a delicious place of connection and pleasure. But Anders has modified this batch of Solace Pills, and the next fifteen minutes will last forever.
Pariah
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: American English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Young Henry was perfect: perfectly average, perfectly normal. Why did he need to be categorized in school? His parents find themselves on the wrong side of the law as they fight to help Henry fit in at school in this dystopian short story where large scale individualized education misfires for the minority who are merely average.
Solace Inc: Giving you the time you'll never have...
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Series: The Solace Pill Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 12,490. Language: American English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
With the advent of 3D printers capable of scanning and printing humans, life on Earth becomes overpopulated, bullet-paced, and stressed. Thankfully, Solace Inc has the solution: a pill which slows the user’s perception of time, and blots out the interminable busy-ness of the world. But Anders has modified the latest batch of Solace Pills. And this modification is going to change everything...
Namuh Visits
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Price: Free! Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
After a survey ship discovers humans are eating their cousins, the interplanetary council sends the creator's son to Earth. He finds humanity has veered from the plan his father had created and rectifies the situation by restoring the intelligence cows once had so the world will change.
Literature Companion: The Giver
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The Giver encourages Jonas and consequently Jonas begins to explore several such aspects of human nature which the other members of the society have never faced.
March to the Rebellion: Stranded in Time 6
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Sandra Ross. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Remaining agents of the Society have been found in the city of Hong Kong, and it is now up to Kenneth and Savannah to find them and finish what they were tasked to do. Time is of the essence, and they have to act quickly. If they don’t find Tsumetai and stop the rebellion soon, Kenneth and Savannah might end up dead in the 73rd century!
Delightfully Twisted Tales: The Future of Future Planning (Volume Nine)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
We save and invest and plan for our future, but in twenty, thirty, forty years, science fiction will become our new reality. How do we go about retirement planning when human cloning will likely be a viable option? What degrees should we encourage our children to pursue when robots are competing for the best jobs? How will the housing market be affected by the discovery of parallel universes?
The Secret Frequency
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Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Jack Ellis had aged well. Although that was nothing new; not now. Everyone aged well these days. Looking from his perch down at burning city below he mused that aging well was no longer the problem, no need for moisturisers or multi-vitamins. Living well was the challenge nowadays. And it was all his fault.
Gone, But Not Forgotten (2065)
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Series: Still Light, Canto II, Act 3. Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The time of homo sapiens sapiens is ending. The first two posthumans begin to change the future today. One, technological and augmented in war and knowledge, builds a new political order. The other, biological and esoteric, swims below the oceans, and speaks to other minds, building towards the most culturally influential discovery in human history. Today, they speak once more...
The Iron Border
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Ana has lived in the shadow of death all her life. When she was 6, a TV broadcast announced that an asteroid would hit the Earth 22 years later. Ana put her faith in the worldwide lottery to select the chosen ten thousand, who would escape in giant space arks. But the lottery is not fair and unbiased. And even her best efforts do not bring Ana any closer to the shuttles only a few miles away…
Whatever It Takes
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Price: Free! Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Glynn River Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
As president of Regency Executions, Edgers chafes under the general disdain for his line of work and plots to break into the socially elite with his new venture in prison manufacturing. Brendan Roth, a Regency employee with a sense of entitlement and a flair for blackmail, threatens that upend that vision, but Edgers isn't about to let some Dartmouth punk run roughshod over his ambitions.
Grey Days
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
One day, the Earth decided to stop. No peace, no sun, no hope on the surface. But resistance and help lie underneath. This is where Anna lives, counting the Grey Days and carrying on. Because that's what humans do.
First Kill: An Executables Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Glynn River Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
How hard can hunting a human be? Tommy Edgers' uncle runs a legalized hit squad and all Tommy wants is a chance to prove he's not the loser so many people seem to think he is. When Uncle Merle finally gives him an easy hit--a straight shot in barren desert--Tommy intends to prove he deserves to hang with the pros he idolizes. But the Russian sadist assigned as his partner has other ideas.
Afterwrath: Part Two - Caw of Ravens
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Series: Afterwrath. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Burk survived the sadistic inhabitants of the gas station and the encounter with the biker on the highway. Along the way he picked up Snake, a young wolf pup, and stumbled across the hidden desert town of Ravendale. What awaits him in Ravendale? And what does it have to do with that strange dream? Find out here in part two of the Afterwrath series.
Irish Eyes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Mollie's life was perfect, too perfect. As a threat of global war looms over them threatening to tear their family apart they struggle to hold on to their idyllic life in the Irish countryside.
Otac, sin i duh
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Price: Free! Words: 8,740. Language: Croatian. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Pastor Neimöller nama se, naime, ne obraća iz njemačke trideset treće, niti iz europske četrdeset šeste – on nam svoje stihove uvijek javlja iz naše budućnosti.", Boris Dežulović u tekstu: Danas sude pederima, a sutra će vama objavljen u Globusu br. 1199, 29. 11. 2013.
Duchess of the Light Intro
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Series: Duchesses of Dark and Light, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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This is week two installment of the serial. In last week's serial we met Sula and Frederick. This week we meet Laila and Serran. We also learn who it was that saved Sula from the Tradenier.