David Rubenstein

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Time Gate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a short story. East Berlin, behind the wall. Back before Reagan exhorted Gorbachev to tear it down. Back when there was a true, physical meaning to "the dark side". He wanted out. Difficult, but not impossible. The trick was, how did he get his Anna out with him? Then the portal in the wall opened for just the briefest of time. Could they squeek through before it slammed shut again?
Steam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a short story. Back before internal combustion engines, steam engines powered our farms and industry. This is the story of three generations of farmers who try to keep the traditions alive. Each generation brings with it the knowledge and abilities required to function in its time. In a bright green meadow on a brisk fall day, all three generations find their place.
The Shepherd of Shonto
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a short story. Long before the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the US started building a supercollider at Waxahatchee, Texas. This is the story of a Navajo shepherd who was visited by a vuture and warned about the search for the Higgs Boson.
Paul's Gift
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a Short Story The dinosaurs wiped out by AIDS. The earth sold by the devil. The fate of the earth and all mankind in the (sic) hands of a half-eaten bologna sandwich. It was an evening to remember.
Gruinard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is a Short Story. In 1942, the British government contaminated Gruinard Island with Bacillus anthracis, Anthrax, in a biological warfare experiment. This is the story of those who participated in the project and became casualties decades later.
Intersection
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
This is a Short Story The old MG was feeling its age. I was too. As we raced the Midnight Express to the intersection, I thought back on how the years had changed us. It was going to be close.
Memories of the Future
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a Short Story. Had Sophie Green lived to the turn of the millennium, she would have been seventy-three years old. She would have looked back on her life with a mixture of delight and sorrow, savoring both. But she didn't...
Indian Creek
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
This is a Short Story. Death comes riding as the scientist tries to complete his development of a life-saving drug. It would mean the end of the program. But sometimes Death opts for life.
Resurrection Bingo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a Short Story. What if winning a Bingo game was a matter of life and death? A huge crowd gathered at a small country church for a bingo game caught his attention. But he got much more than he bargained for...
Charity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a Short Story. Drought and war ravage the Ethiopian desert. But following the law of unintended consequences, it is our charity which causes the most damage. In a famine-starved village of 1000 families, 970 have fled or died. This is the story of one which stayed behind.

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