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Ideas for Post-human Civilization
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Price: Free! Words: 6,570. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics
Most people imagine the future to be a wonderful place, perhaps even flawless. Just how good the future is? In the book: Ideas for Post-human Civilization, the author has a rather pessimistic view on this topic. Through convincing evidence, the book will show you some dangerous flaws that exist in the society today that might drive humanity to extinction in the future.
Woolly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,890. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Enchanted by woolly mammoths as an imaginative child, Charlie is devastated upon learning of their extinction. Despite this information, he continues to search for the majestic beast at zoos, museums, and even on his way to school. News that Icelandic scientists are close to resurrecting the species ultimately sends him on a lifelong quest to finally see a woolly mammoth in person.
Tumble II
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 316,740. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A series of chain reaction natural disasters has culminated in an abnormal seismic catastrophe, dubbed as the Andaman Event by scientists, and it's causing the earth to tumble on its axis. Now mankind struggles for survival as the planet reshapes itself ecologically and geologically with disastrous consequences, threatening the existence of every living thing on its surface.
The Angel's Ark - short story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
The great Bristish naturalist, David Attenborough, has a list of endangered species that he would like to save from extinction. This story is based on that list. It also contains a small boy, an Archangel, a dark green forest and a very unusual Christmas tree.
The Mass Effect Universe - a Primer
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Price: Free! Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This document is a Primer designed to familiarize the author's readers with the universe, background and characters of Mass Effect. It is intended to be read before downloading and reading the author's novel - "EndShard: A Mass Effect Fan Novel." This Primer was written and assembled by Karen E. Politte, the author of "EndShard: A Mass Effect Fan Novel".
EndShard - A Mass Effect Fan Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 93,410. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Reaper war has destroyed their worlds leaving entire star systems decimated and populations erased from history. The people of the galaxy look to one person - one human - for salvation. Can the efforts of one woman succeed where innumerable civilizations before them have failed? Join Commander Karen Shepard in this re-imagined ending to the Bioware game "Mass Effect 3".
Gaia's Web
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Four scientists race to rescue Earth from environmental collapse using an artificial intelligence program to accelerate brain evolution by millennia in just days. Telepathy replaces the internet and unifies mankind to heal the biosphere, but it exposes the team’s tense romantic quadrangle and causes serious casualties everywhere among those who resist. What price must humanity pay to save itself?
Winter Cat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
One of the few left in this northern land, the lynx stops to view the spectacular northern lights that, to him, seem to whisper what to do.
Blinders Keepers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,050. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Blinders Keepers is social-political satire in the tradition of Jonathan Swift, Kurt Vonnegut and Joseph Heller, but revved up and spit-shined to take on the historic new levels of absurdity and dysfunction of the 21st Century. It is one young man's laugh-out-loud struggle to survive the epic disintegration of the American Dream.
Golem
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Jochannon Mahler. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Many years ago, Humanity perished in one night of madness; for many years, the Golems have lived a life -if life it can be called- unaltered, unending. Then the Aliens returned: they who slaughtered lost Humanity, and the Golems feel an emotion they have not for a long time- rage.