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The Icarus Curse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,000. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Shiloh Reed carries the burden of mankind on her shoulders – literally. Having inherited her father’s notorious legacy in this dystopian world, Shiloh realises that she holds the only blueprints in existence that could potentially save the planet from the brink of extinction. Does she have the courage to execute this? Who should she place her trust in?
The Underground
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Price: Free! Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Sal has lived her entire life working in the Underground, in a place called the Nest. The first law of the Nest is no one leaves, ever. In the Nest, knowledge is power, and power is dangerous.
Augmented Reality
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Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations, Book 41. You set the price! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Augmented Reality is a horror short story inspired by the process of editing my novel Conspiracy: The Movie, the Novel. It's a little darker than more normal stories, but it was fun to write and has a near-future feel to it.
Gone World: Episode Four (No Shelter)
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Series: Gone World, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Narrowly escaping certain death, Brick and Tina straggle on, leaving a big mushroom cloud behind them where once a Russian base was. Tina, an inch away from death, lapses in and out of consciousness. Unable to help herself, she is at Brick’s mercy. Run, hide, and survive, in this wasteland of a world, where nothing is easy and surviving is the least of all.
The Well
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Series: The Well: Book1, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The Well: Book 1 In the year 2070 in a California valley, the earth appears barren and people have deserted the land to go east, all except David’s family. David, a teenager, has experienced everything imaginable, including eating insects and worms to mitigate his never ending hunger. With the disappearance of animals, vegetation, and clean water, the only well remaining in California is dry.
A Small Sky Through Broken Strands
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Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
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Some broken things can't be fixed. Marooned on a skyland that crashed to the sea, young Joha Mender is slowly starving to death. His food stores exhausted, he must face his greatest fear and brave the deep waters. But the sky-peoples harbor old superstitions about the sea for a reason, and as Joha enters this alien world, he discovers that myths often contain an element of truth.
Free Wi-Fi
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You set the price! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Ted was a computer technician when he became concerned about the health implications of Wi-Fi. Researching the effects led him to the conclusion that not only was Wi-Fi radiation unsafe in the human environment but it also had more sinister uses. Ted sets out on a journey to escape the effects and expose the truth. (Some strong language.) Please review and donate to support the artist.
Terrifying Tomorrows
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Five science fiction nightmares from the master of suspense C. C. Blake. These tales include lovers in peril, dystopias on the verge of collapse, gut-wrenching revenge, imminent apocalypse, and a heartbreaking view of tomorrow's youth.
New Chance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eric Malone, a twenty-five year old programmer, is the product of a world where fortunate children spend their first five years in the environmentally protected world of the Raising Center. But life in the outside world is a struggle for Eric. He wants to return to the simpler life of his childhood and he’s willing to do anything to get there.
An End
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Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The last survivors of the Community fight to live and die in authenticity and love while Others thrive: an account of an end of our species. An End, a short story, was first published by Mixer Publishing.
Fembot Wars - Prelude
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It was always going to happen once the technology had developed enough - men would create female robots for their company and prefer them over women. Society reached a compromise, but neither side was happy, and neither side knew where it would take them all. There were some humans who wanted to be rid of all fembots, there were fembots who had a vision, a plan for a world free of humans.
Land of Gehenna
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A failing colony sends the last heir of Captain Hunt to bring water and life back to his people. His enemies are wraiths, aliens with watery forms. This is a short story. Also added is a bonus story, White Snows of Russia.
Quarantine Summer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
When a containment breach at a government lab outside of town releases a biological weapon, Hunter finds himself trapped inside a quarantine shield, the last adult left alive. Gangs of feral children prowl the streets, and Hunter must fight to protect the small family he's reluctantly adopted, but the engineered plague might claim him before he can complete the task.
Saint Thomas
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Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Earth is in ruin after a single invading alien using religion, manipulated the human population to his will. What the alien’s goal, how he arrived, even how his technology works is a complete mystery. One faction, desperate for answers, creates the only spy that could possibly get inside but at great cost.
Wasteland Angel (A World After Novella)
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Price: Free! Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Wonder what happened to the little girl that Derek saved at the beginning of Wasteland Rules: Kill or Be Killed? Now she is all grown up and kicking butt thanks to his timely intervention. She now resides in the remains of Vegas and fights to stop the flow of illegal slaves into the Strip. This story takes place approximately six years after the original book.
Five Science Fiction Short Stories - Volume II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Universe is an uncertain place. This collection of five science fiction short story explores a dystopian future in which humans may find more questions than answers. Some of the answers might be better off unlearned.
Experiment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
James Hoo lives in a dystopian future controlled by corporate needs and governmental regulations. He's been engineered to be a brilliant researcher by the corporation that owns him. But as he discovers how different he is, he must find ways to hide his flaws from his sponsors or risk being terminated. His experiments are bearing unlikely fruit, but his are not the only experiments taking place.
Rabbit Trick: A Mindspace Investigations Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
New short story in the Mindspace Investigations universe (with two bonus short stories in other worlds from author Alex Hughes). -- A cop is dead, strangled in her car by a professional killer, and it’s up to me, telepath consultant extraordinaire, to pull the rabbit out of my hat and solve the case. And worse--there was a five-year-old kid in the car, a kid no one can find.
Dorothy And The Quantum Mechanic
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Series: White Light, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
“Dorothy and The Quantum Mechanic” is a 3000 word science fiction short story. It is actually two separate stories, read concurrently. One story proposes pop-scientific theories and the second relates how these theories would affect real life. “The Quantum Mechanic” is an attempt to make sense of the universe. “Dorothy” is where this sense leads.
30-Day Program
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Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A short story from the companion novella, 5 More Perfect Days. The year is 2048 and 15 year-old, Gabriel, is one warning away from being taken to a Retraining Center and forced into a 30-Day program.