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Plasma Frequency Issue 4
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Price: Free! Words: 27,070. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Issue 4: February/March 2013 In this Issue: Fiction By: S.R. Algernon Ronald D. Ferguson Julie Frost Sean Patrick Hazlett Michael Haynes Beth Powers Mark Wolf Mathew Wuertz Art: Cover art by Tais Teng And Interior Art by: Eleanor Bennett Richard H. Fay Book Review: Snake Oil: And Other Tales of the Weird West by Jennifer Campbell-Hicks Danger Close By Robert D. Marion
Bloodaxe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Bloodaxe thought he was in for a nice relax. He was, after all, dead. And then some jumped up prick of a god told him he had to rescue a kingdom. His own kingdom, in fact. So Bloodaxe grabbed his, well, axe, and leapt back into the fray. First, though, he had to be born. And learn not to crap his pants. Then he could get to the killing. Lots and lots of killing. This is his story.
Promise
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Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The government controls the air, executing anyone who dares fly as "terrorists". But Guntarc has been hammering a plan together in his garage, and secretly knows he can escape his life in the clouds. This short science fiction story can also be enjoyed as part of Cacophony: Collected Short Stories Volume One.
Drive
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Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
I was never a nervous driver until my Becky got her license. But then I discovered a car is also a deadly weapon. Drive, a short story, is both every father's nightmare and every mother's secret dream. Includes disquieting (adult) themes. It can be enjoyed alone or as part of Cacophony: Collected Short Stories Volume One.
Follow
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Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: Australian English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Everything Mary had ever known of warmth, comfort and pleasure was wrapped tenderly in the memory of her man's skin and the mustiness of green wool. But now, adrift on frozen battlefields Mary and Joe wander mournfully amid corpses with only memories to keep them warm. Follow is a short story and includes disquieting (adult) themes.
It Never Rains In Hammertown
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Investigator Sebastion Locke ends up in a position to help out the Dwarven Kingdom in its war with the Elven Nation when the resistance contacts him for help. In an effort to strengthen ties with the newfound allies, he finds himself searching for a runaway prisoner to save the life of an elven Taker.
Commitment
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lovely Tiffany can hear the amorous folk upstairs, wistfully recalling when she and her boyfriend were just like that. Disturbingly, when the racket turns violent it's still just as she remembers. But what, exactly, does she remember? Short urban fiction Commitment evolved out of many evenings in a thin-walled apartment, and includes disquieting (adult) themes.
Fantasy Tales - Two Short Stories by Elle A. Rose
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Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Stories by Elle A. Rose consist of two short stories that will pique both the sci-fi and paranormal reader. Come along as Verick experiences an alternate tradition of Halloween and share a day with Cyrene in the life of a soul collector.
O Soldado de Ragnarök
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ragnarök, a batalha final. É uma “short history” – história curta – com 50 páginas, numa leitura de digestão rápida e emocionante, com uma belíssima mensagem ao final, conta parte da vida de um soldado retirado que encontra uma missão paranormal no final da sua carreira.
Ingress: A Tale of Ranoa
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Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
- Short Story - When Daron’s father disappears through a mysterious Gate, Daron and his girlfriend, Avril, decide to risk their lives in order to search for him. But no one knows what lies on the other side of the Gate...
Aurealis #57
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Aurealis #57, edited by Dirk Strasser, features the near future sub-continental grunge of 'Where Colossi Sleep' by Daniel Baker, where heavy industry blends with a culture four thousand years old and is transformed by it. Watch out also for C S McMullen's 'Monday-child', a deceptive story that constantly defies your expectations and packs a real punch in the end.
Legends of Lasniniar: A Deadly Wind
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Series: The World of Lasniniar. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Family relations can be a complicated business. Although Linwyn and Golaron are twins, they don't always see eye to eye, and their father's blatant favoritism of Linwyn doesn't help matters. But now a plague has come to Belierumar, and the twins may be the only ones who can save the city--if they can return with help in time.
The Pen
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Series: Twisted Tales, 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A struggling writer finds a magic pen that lets him achieve the success he craves. But his wife is not pleased, preferring a weak-willed spouse who will obey her commands. How will she respond when his deadlines start taking priority?
Dragon Fire and other fantasy stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dragon Fire is a collection of ten, inspirational fantasy stories: Call of the Dragon Fire The King’s Promise Mischief in the Garden The Shoemaker’s Daughter From The Tidal Pool To Be Free Jed and ‘Singing’rella By Way of the Golden Shell A Fair Husband Fire at Night: The Days of the Dragons
Darkness and Light
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Abselia has traveled a long way to reach the trading town. Shadows move at her arrival, and light shimmers in dismay. Can Light’s champion find the Shadow stronghold, and solve the puzzle of Shadow’s strength, this time, or is she doomed to failure, like all those who have gone before? Darkness and Light is a short tale of dark fantasy and a battle older than time.
Monsters and Machines
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Series: The Collected Short Stories of Douglas T. Vale, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 207,410. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Two women lost in a magical desert look for a way out. A tired ghost examines the follies of the modern world. A figment of a boy's imagination struggles to survive and find meaning. A teenage mad scientist builds a woman too difficult to handle. These are a few of the strange and outlandish stories you'll find in this collection of horror, science fiction, and fantasy tales.
Family Secrets
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Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kieron Bell has endured years of emotional abuse while caring for his bitter, ailing mother. But when she dies, Kieron is left without direction in his life. He embarks on a journey of exploration into his mother’s past and discovers a hidden story of tragedy…with a supernatural twist. As Kieron finds out, sometimes stirring up family secrets can have deadly consequences.
Fight Smarter
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Series: Matriarchies of Muirin, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dana Gavin was painfully aware that he was being groomed for a powerful position in his matriarchal clan despite his gender. He hadn't thought he wanted it until he caught his sisters Gwen and Anwyn bloody from a fight with Anwyn's rival Siobhan. The fight threatened their clan but if Gavin could ride the tides of the confrontation correctly he thought he could save them all from the Delbhana.
Superhero Stories Written in Ink (Something Super)
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Series: Something Super. Price: Free! Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What would it take to turn someone into a superhero? Marcus Patterson is about to find out.
Energie della Galassia
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Price: $2.32 USD. Words: 59,460. Language: Italian. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
DataCom, la multinazionale guidata dalle intelligenze artificiali, vuole sterminare gli umani. Aurelia trova il partner perfetto in un robot. L'esploratore spaziale Arcot offre la vita per l'impossibile conquista del cuore di Vril, la regina vampiro. Una mutante può assumere qualsiasi forma accenda i desideri erotici del poliziotto che la insegue.