Books tagged: dystopian short story

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Revolution's Reign
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A century after the American Colonies failed their revolution, Henry Wilson and his fellow compatriots still fight with hopes of freeing their nation from Britain's iron grip. They find an opportunity when they come across a disgraced British Soldier who goes by the name of Ulysses S. Grant.
Fire Eyes
Series: We, The Watched, short story tie-in. Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
For years, underground street artist Ignatius has dodged surveillance cameras to spray-paint a dissident symbol: a dark visage with fiery eyes. Dissatisfied with his impact on the totalitarian country he calls home, Iggy sets his sights on tagging the most important government building in the nation. But will the soldiers of the Guard let him get away with it?
Pandora's Casket
Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Twelve Players Twelve Cells One Doctor One Winner A story... and other scribblings
Mother Mala's Kitchen
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Noctua is not free. Choices are few, and precious. Lili has been raised in the warmth of her grandmother’s kitchen. But ever since the Comandante closed the city when Lili was small, Grandmama has been fomenting revolution inside the safety of these walls. And the freedom sought in Mother Mala’s kitchen is not without cost. Today the price will be paid.
The Ivory Tower
Price: Free! Words: 25,340. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Kirstin Pulioff. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a protection camp where everything is regulated, afternoon escapades are the only thing keeping Simone sane. When an impromptu game with her best friend takes them further into the forest and uncovers the ivory tower, all their thoughts of protection and rules are shattered. With the tower’s history of danger and death, Simone has to decide how much she is willing to risk to find out the truth.
Seed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In a future devoid of beauty, where people live and labor in squalid equality, a seed of hope is uncovered. A woman with a secret in a time where secrets mean death, brings life to a dying society.
Clean Slate Complex (a daynight story)
Price: Free! Words: 24,140. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Full of action, humor, romance, twists and turns, clean slate complex is a companion story to the highly-praised dystopian novel, daynight. It can be enjoyed before or after reading daynight. Meet Alexa Knight. Feisty, tough and currently homeless in Los Angeles, Alexa agrees to help non-profit group The Second Chance Institute in return for medical care for her sick mother. But there's a catch..
The Insanity of Zero
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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When an unforeseen event brings about the end of the world, a powerful artificial intelligence is born.
The Last Veteran
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Two centuries after the collapse of America, one man knows the terrible truth. Connor Eliott must try to stop the doom he knows is coming. But first he has to survive an unsurvivable war. Connor has one friend - Charlie Six, a grizzled veteran who had survived 40 years in the trenches, and is determined to keep Connor alive. This is his story.
Three-headed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: British English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When the mutant humanoids of Compound 55 hear that new company boss, Ra, is about to pay them a visit, they fear they will lose their jobs and be turned out into the wilderness. Even the dedicated chief chronicler, one-eyed Odysseus, is unsure of his future. During a bizarre interview the three-headed Ra asks Odysseus to carry out a distasteful task.