Books tagged: dark science fiction

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Shepherd Of Babylon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Dagon, the immortal god of Lovecraft lore is back! This time, he brings a promise to us, the gift of eternal life. The Pope decrees a new sacrament, that of Everlasting Life On Earth. All those of the faith must drink of it. Other religions demand the same of their followers. But there is one holdout, the Archbishop of New York. Will he openly defy the Pope? And what lengths will he go to do so?
Soap Bubbles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Life on Mars was harsh, especially for a young monk burdened by the heavy hand of the all-powerful Quarantine Protectorate. Under its sway, civilization was collapsing. It hadn't always been so. Once, the great interstellar transceivers had kept humanity in contact with aliens, sharing knowledge. But no more. Could a mere novice discover why this was so and change things? And did he even dare try?
Cry Of A Distant Child
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The Message came first. The God Gates followed. Anyone passing through them would become creatures of purest energy, immortal. The Ultimate Mind promised this. For some, there was the problem of still wanting to have children. The God gates couldn't accommodate such. So, should these people stay behind, amidst a collapsing civilization? Or should they surrender, and bring about childhood's end?
Dystopia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A Super State, a bureaucratic monster that has swallowed its citizens' individual rights, and become a totalitarian society, a dystopia. When Stephen inadvertently says the wrong thing to a friend in private, he is marked out as a traitor. He and his family will undoubtedly end up in a concentration camp, unless they do something! Escape is their only alternative, but how? And where can one go?
Implosion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The timing is odd, the Implosion is coming at about the same time as the end of the Mayan Calendar. As a result, there are wars and riots. Another odd thing is nobody really knows what the Implosion will bring, aren't even sure exactly what it is, or entails. But it is coming! Beyond that...nobody knows anything for sure. Even so, Kevin can hardly wait! Or can he?
This Narrow Isthmus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A luxury star ship, lost in time and space. Then, at last, they find an earth-like planet, but it isn't quite as earth-like, as they had hoped! Strange and dangerous creatures abound. Just where have they ended up, and what should they do next? They have to decide fast, because time and supplies are running out! And unfortunately, the dangers they are in are not.
Blue Flickers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Aliens are amongst us! Or are they? No one seems to know for sure. All anyone is certain of is that some people have undergone a profound change, a transmutation into "Blue Flickers." They no longer behave as humans, have incredible powers. But when Derek Ryan's girlfriend, Myra, becomes one of them, he is determined to seek answers. But where should he seek them? Does he really want to find them?
Without Omens
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The first star ship from Earth with hopes of making momentous discoveries during its deep-space explorations. But what the three lonely voyagers aboard the vessel find is of far greater importance than even they could have conceived of, or possibly imagined, for it may just answer the question of the "Great Silence" of the universe itself, but not in a way that anyone would have wished...
Where Worlds Collide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,130. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A thrilling, Sci-Fi anthology of Rob Shelsky's best stories, with a great novella, Bug-Eyed Monsters, included. Whether you love post-apocalyptic plagues, aliens, creatures, lost star ships in space, worm holes to worlds in the throes of nuclear war, horribly destroyed civilizations, gory murder in deep space, you can bet Where Worlds Collide, by renowned sci-fi author, Rob Shelsky, has it all!
Where Worlds Collide II, A Dark Anthology of Science Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,450. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
With Worlds Collide II, the second volume of Rob Shelsky's dark stories, we pick up where the first volume ended. Included in this anthology is a novella, An Imperial Death. This intricately wrought tale could be called space opera, but is also much more! Along with this piece are dark sci-fi stories, a dark fantasy about a spirit elemental, and an Indiana Jones-style tale of treasure hunting.