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The Banished (Chapters 1-10)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In a future where people must live underground to survive, some must pay the ultimate sacrifice in order the human race to continue to exist. The banished are sent above ground so the rest of the community can thrive. Resources become the biggest hardship the colonist face and eventually it will all run out. How will humanity survive when life above ground is next to impossible?
The Ivory Tower
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
277 - The number sewn into Simone’s shirt. The number that dictates her life at the protection camp. Regulated by a system of ringing bells, fortified cars, and rations, the survivors are protected from residual contaminates on the other side of the wall. What happens when she finds a tower riddled with a history of danger and death? How much will Simone risk to find out the truth of the tower.
Radioactive: A Dirty Bomb Prepper Survival Story
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Price: Free! Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014 by Roger Hayden. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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A devastating attack on the San Diego Naval Base leads to a chain of mysterious bombings across the country. One man, Jim, a contractor and former Navy analyst, finds himself in the middle of the chaos with his friend, Coyle, a fellow mechanic. Together, with Jim's cat, Tigs, they must find a way out of the city to relative safety
The Golden Womb
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 86. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The sisterhood cares for the golden womb, a source of great blessings, but soon they find themselves menaced by outside forces that don't understand their unusual kind of parenthood. A dystopian short story.
The Common Good: An American Fairy Tale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ellyn Cochran comes to find that everything is not always as it seems, even in the liberal fairytale world she hoped for.
Castles Made of Sand
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You set the price! Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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This is a short piece of philosophic/speculative fiction exploring ideas of the mind and artificial intelligence. There is a lot that could be expanded on in this piece, and the characters could be fleshed out. But I haven't decided where I want to go with it yet. In the mean time here it is for people who like thought provoking concepts. If you read it all, please comment and rate!
Protokoll 4190: Eine Kurzgeschichte vom Procyon
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Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: German. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Son'Dakh Ch'Hal ist Docking-Operator der kleinen, unbedeutenden Raumstation 23-Beta am Rande des Procyon-Binärsystems. Das Leben ist hart, doch ein Ende ist in Sicht. 25 Tage vor seinem wohlverdienten Landurlaub jedoch verändert das Dienstprotokoll 4190 alles...
The Witch of Titan: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the far-off future, on a distant moon, a woman is put to death for trying to save her people.
Alter Prospect
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Price: Free! Words: 8,920. Language: Bulgarian. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Ако сте заинтригувани от историята ми, моля изтеглете си я и я прочетете. Не бих могъл да я опиша накратко.
The Gate
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Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A young man must find a way to free the people from the rich rulers controlling them.
Dunes over Danvar Part 3: Sand Hawk
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Dunes Over Danvar 3: Sand Hawk, is the third and final short story in the Dunes Over Danvar series to be set in New York Times Bestselling Author Hugh Howey's world of SAND, and is written and published with the permission of Hugh Howey.
So That a Marigold Might Live Free
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Price: Free! Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The orange blight threatens to consume the planet of Geralt. Dr. Rhodes races through the planet's golden grassland on a mission to vaccinate the children against the deadly blight, but his mission is nearly impossible. For the patriots of Zeb Griffin, bound to accept the law of no man but their own, resist Dr. Rhodes' efforts at the peril of their families and their planet.
Jimmy Jack and the Smartman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Each week, Jimmy Jack visits the bubble that protects Yogi. Yogi is the community smartman, and he is obliged to honestly answer Jimmy Jack's questions. Yet when Yogi discovers an intelligence amid the stars, the natural order between a community and its smartman becomes jeopardized, and Jimmy Jack and Yogi must reevaluate their friendship before the first saucer lands.
Cradle of Life (act one)
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Price: Free! Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Ten Thirty-one Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
This is a 10,000-word preview of the novel. Male children are no longer being naturally born. Genetically engineered food inadvertently created a virus called MAPIX that destroyed the male birth rate. Evelyn Jones learns that she is a two-in-a-million person who is not infected, even though eleven years ago she tested positive for the virus.
Unrest
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A young woman, trapped in a totalitarian society, plans to escape, with the help of friends and other willing participants. It's the fight for freedom. Will they succeed?
Hidden Knowledge Satellite
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: Australian English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
It's 10 000 AD, the age of nanobots, surface programmable triads able to make anything, including domes, homes for billions in the sprawling space metropolis called Satellite. Resident rookie reporter Magnus Mawning seeks justice for the deaths of his friend’s parents, but disturbs a powerful criminal elite who control the nanobots. Magnus must outwit them to protect his friends, and Satellite.
Akrasia
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Price: Free! Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A robot endlessly navigating a snowy wilderness in search of people who aren't there. Two lovers trying to feel good about not having children. A girl and her siblings listening to their grandmother's old stories during a storm. An artist responding to questions about his comeback after a coma. A futuristic train circumnavigating the globe, hiding from the sun. AKRASIA is a longform poetic work.
Tomorrow, Today, Yesterday (2060)
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Series: Still Light, Canto II, Act 2. You set the price! Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Today is the graduation of a class unmatched in history, made up of augmented trans and post humans. Amongst their utopian dreams, one child sees the darkness looming above them all. Also, a floating city, living drones, an inscription on a park bench, and squid.
Pennsylvania
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Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Pennsylvania is a short story, 16,500 words (about forty five pages,) and it is the first in the Pennsylvania series. Jedidiah Troyer is now a traveler. He has signed up for an emigration program that is colonizing the planet of New Pennsylvania. He just wants to start a farm and homestead on affordable land in a new Amish community. Space pioneering isn't as easy as it sounds when you're "plain.
Meltdown (Extinction #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A Tale of The Apocalypse in 3 Parts 5 very different people are on a survival course on an uninhabited island near Bali. It starts when Jane gets sick and need evacuation. But some thing is very wrong on the mainland. They don't know the meltdown is coming.