Books tagged: far future

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Millipede Lessons
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In a future of aggressive colonization, the local fauna sometimes have to be kept in line. That's the Keepers' job. But now a pede's mid-life that threatens to turn an entire nest of them rogue and the only way to stop it is for a pair of Keepers to go in deep.
The Galaxy's Most Wanted
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A little lie here, an embellishment there, what's the harm? One would-be Lothario discovers exactly how inventive a woman scored can be when the morning after doesn't quite live up to the night before. What's a guy to do when he suddenly finds himself the galaxy's most wanted man? This edition of "The Galaxy's Most Wanted" includes the BONUS story "Soulmate From Hell."
Guests: Science Fiction from the End of Time
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What happens after the world has run down? A pair of deep time science fiction short stories from award-winning author Jay Lake. Includes the critically-acclaimed "The Courtesy of Guests", winner of the Soft Science Fiction Award for 2001, as well as the sequel "The Passing of Guests".
Omniphage Invasion
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Price: Free! Words: 81,920. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
How does a starship pilot with no memory of his past save the woman he loves? When Tessa pleads with Jak to protect her from the local crime boss, there's no way he can refuse. But the trouble gets deeper when they discover a sientent bacteria that can destroy everyone on Shadriss. Can one man save them all? If it means winning Tessa, Jak will find a way.
Looking Through Lace
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,350. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As the only woman on the first contact team, xenolinguist Toni Donato expected her assignment on Christmas would be to analyze the secret women's language which cannot be spoken by men -- but then the chief linguist begins to sabotage her work. But why? Why do the men and women have separate languages in the first place? What Toni learns turns everything they thought they knew on its head.
Human Interest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Paradise. A wind-swept mining town on a far-flung planet, and the latest stop for Samuel, a burned-out vid reporter stuck on the human interest circuit. Paradise. A town on the edge of the Big Nothing, the black emptiness between galaxies. Paradise. A town with a chilling secret. A secret that will change Samuel’s life forever.
Going Harvey in the Big House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurora Award Finalist story from a multi-award winning author. In a house as big as the world, someone is finally going outside...
The Cloud Knights
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Series: Knights of the Air, Book 1. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 98,710. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Full version. Thousands of years after the seas rose and the skies fell, a young man fights to become a fighter pilot, but that is the one thing no peasant can be. This is a world of biplanes versus airships, politics and treason, and a hero determined to rise from the ranks to become a Cloud Knight, fighting for freedom in a world were even honour is for sale.
Handler's Break
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You set the price! Words: 76,580. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Commander Boone is grudgingly obligated to safeguard the Overlord’s “weapon” - an impetuous teen-aged girl with a deadly temper. When he realizes that such a weapon should not be in the hands of a madman, he risks everything to free them both from servitude. His plan is to deliver the girl to the rival overlord who created her, and with whom they have just gone to war.
The Brain Machine
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Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Enter Brain 0.4, marvelous invention of Professor Sadsook. The professor is more or less pleased with his AI prodigy. It shocks the world—but when the creation starts proving itself cleverer than creator, things start to go awry. Speculative fiction, 6100 words.