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Beyond the Beyond
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Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The boon allowed life to exist and when it ceased to function, illness, madness and darkness swept the village. Howitz set off to do what his grandfather had done, light the obelisk and restore the boon to working order. It was somewhere out there, in the forbidden, barren lands of the beyond.
The Galton Principle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Lewis Goddard has long supported the eugenics based government that rules the United States, so much so that he's a proud member of the Galton Youth, but when he suddenly finds himself classified as one of the "genetically inferior," Lewis suddenly finds himself questioning his beliefs...and on the run.
Cruel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Two years previously, every child disappeared from Earth when the demon spirits called Cruels took over. Now Aveline must risk everything to try and save her family, but she is ultimately faced with the toughest question of all: how far is she willing to go for humanity, even if it means dying to see it restored?
Safe and Secure in Atropia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A couple recently moved into a master planned gated community, kept up to exacting standards by aerial surveillance, "helpful" bureaucrats, and of course the vigilant HOA. But having to worship a parking meter seems a little much. This farcical satire of suburbia illustrates that totalitarianism isn't always an iron-fisted dictatorship (yet), and it may be closer to home than one might think.
The Opium of the People
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Albert Jacobson is a man trapped in a nightmare society. The radical Christian Right has seized control of the American government, and Albert (a Jewish professor) now finds himself an outcast in his own nation...but he has no idea of the direction his life is about to take. This is the story that inspired the novel of the same name.
Crime & Punishment
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Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
For thousands of years society has imposed punishments for what they define as crime. Laws are the foundations of a stable civilization. What constitutes a crime? For the most heinous crimes, what's an appropriate punishment? In "Crime & Punishment", the lives of two individuals collide: The first, a devious criminal called Vargr, and the second, an ordinary man named Charles Wilson.
Thrown Away
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Element 12 Ltd. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
No one knows how the world died. They only know that it happened centuries ago. Among the remnants of mankind - the people that live and die scavenging in the ruins - it is thought that the strangers who live behind the barrier, inside their protected city, may still hold that secret. But no one taken by the hunters from the city ever comes back.
Harvest of Debts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Debt is a huge problem in the world, and as the gap between the "haves" and the "have nots" continues to grow, just how far will corporations and the rich go to make the poor pay off their debts...organ harvesting?
Literature Companion: Never Let Me Go
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 87 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 269. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Several questions began to be raised about cloning through the research which was directed at improving the health of common human beings. The story also explores the issues like childhood bullying and the role of sex in human relationships.
Aftermath: Yesterday, Episode 1
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Series: Aftermath. Price: Free! Words: 16,330. Language: American English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Sixteen-year-old Anna Hart flees a deadly situation in a failing human colony on the planet Silva. Using her skills with an ancient weapon and her empathic ability, she struggles through danger and betrayal, searching for a place where love and hope can thrive. This Episode is the first of five in the novel Yesterday, the first book in the Aftermath Trilogy. The rest will be released as written.
The Sirens' Last Lament
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,140. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mankind shows no mercy to those of the Black Sun Temple. For those cultists who warn those alien sirens are mankind's doom jeopardize the melodies those creatures share with humankind. But that zeal for justice blinds mankind's empathy, until the executioners attending to their duty upon Ganymede push too far and ruin any chance to some day sing alongside those incredible sirens mesmerizing man.
Adventure Club
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Hays is a very peaceful man in a very peaceful world. When he digs into the conflicted past, he discovers some very unsettling things about humanity...and he also discovers Anjelle, who will give him a closer look at the unsettling elements of humanity's past than he'd like. Adventure Club is a short story of about 1200 words.
EDYL - The Reading Department
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Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
It’s 2046 and Jake Radley has the career opportunity of a lifetime. But to take it he needs to acquire a strange, mysterious new skill — a skill that will clash with a startling scientific discovery that has the world in uproar. Drama, intrigue and a test of Jake's loyalties.
Oil to Ashes 2 (Linc Freemore, Apocalyptic Science Fiction Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Truce brings hope. A nameless slayer erases it. Can Linc save his family for good? As peace seems overwhelmed by random acts of suburban violence, Linc Freemore must stop an unknown murderer and save his wife and son. One killer becomes many, a conspiracy larger than he could conceive. As the tipping point of war is breached Linc must fight for his life, for his family and for his virtue.
Bot Burgers
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 91. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: American English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Two workers experience the brave new world of automated business. A science fiction short story.
Another Wonderland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A dystopian/surreal short story part inspired by Carroll's creation 6000 words.
CONCUSSION: VIEW
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Series: The Furai Compilation, Book 15 · CONCUSSION ML1, Book 15. Price: Free! Words: 16,850. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Future's unknown; thoughts: private. TRUE? NO. Men from future, sent messages to past. VIEW: message? Future? Some men, capable, of penetrating a skull; EXTRACTING innermost secrets. Mind reading, can be learned by ANYONE. Telepathy's real; thoughts are NOT private. Desire this: power? Ability? VIEW? Careful, when overturning rocks: what crawls beneath may not be expected. Enjoy the VIEW.
The Policeman (a short story) The Dead Planet Series
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Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
It is 2400 years in the future and Serus Blackwell is a policeman. His job, though, is not to uphold the law, but to kill political targets within the Syndicate, the centralized government on Mars. Follow Serus in this short story that sparks the beginning of the end, for a future that is darker than you think.
Original Justice
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Series: Dia Nova, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Grace Robbins, an aging and resentful colonist on a newly independent planet, never learned to accept the original colonists who’d slept through the war, only to awake in a paradise they didn't deserve. But when one of them is brutally murdered, Grace is called upon to do her duty. In the process, she learns a little about what it means to be human, even if her DNA is anything but.
Broken Nation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,040. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
From the author of Viral Nation comes the chilling story of Leanne Wood, a seventeen-year-old girl trying to make sense of the new world around her—and more than anything, just trying to survive.