Books tagged: best sci fi short stories

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Machine God
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The convention room came to order as the Chairman of the world’s largest media conglomerate spoke. He was an old man now, a man who had waged and won many battles over a sixty year career. Then there was a loud booming voice. "Excuse me everyone,this is God, the elite have exceeded the maximum allowable concentration of wealth. To rectify this situation the game will be reset in five seconds..."
The Body
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Imagine you are sitting watching TV and a woman suddenly appears before you out of thin air... Imagine she tells you she is a time traveler... Imagine she then inconveniences you by dying in your loungeroom... What do you do with the body?
The Debt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Thousands of years ago a group of humans, for their own benefit, had entered into an agreement.Nobody alive in the 21st century knew anything about this, but they soon did when a familiar figure came out of the heavens to demand repayment of the debt. The debt was due and payable in human lives, but how to decide who would be given up to be enslaved for an eternity.
Futurologist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marianne was an exceptional woman. She was the Chief Empire Futurologist, the person responsible for advising the Emperor of the statistical probability of anything occurring - no matter how large or small. She was so talented that she had an agenda of her own. And when the Emperor Feminine was about to say 'I do' at his wedding, Marianne ensured they were the last words he, and his Empire, spoke.
Dining on Humans
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The representative of the Galactic Council arrived with a simple trade deal. One million humans for the live meat trade with the Antarans, in exchange for the most modern fold space ship, along with the life of the leader of the nation agreeing to the deal. Would a government be able to put together a deal in twenty four hours? Would a business consortium succeed?
Tycoon's Den
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Each week a group of hopeful entrepreneurs would come to the den in the hope of attracting an investment from the tycoons.And then a young man named Peace stood before them with a personal force field device seeking their investment - or was he? Was he after their money, or was he just teasing them, and the audience, to join him on the greatest journey in human history - a journey to the stars.
The Mist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It had been many decades later than most had envisaged but, finally, humans were landing on Mars. A global audience excitedly counted down the seconds until the lander touched down on the dusty red planet’s surface. The seven astronauts were soon going about their activities on their first day on Mars - it would be a day humankind would never forget.