Science Fiction Shorts

After Oil
Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Young Theo sets out on a long dead highway in search of deer, plastic artifacts and the secret of his past. While he'll settle for a friend, what he finds instead are three enemies, one of whom may very well be himself. After Oil is a short story set in a past future.
Revival
Series: Science Fiction Shorts ยท Retsnom monsteR. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Rex Randall, an ambitious priest of cryogenics, enters a high tech temple to liberate the frozen soul of a legendary leader. A hopeful, fervent cult awaits his victory. Revival is a short story of the future past. This story originally appeared in Stupefying Stories 1.1
The God of This World
Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Gard Brodford sneaks through a siege to offer a sacrifice to a long-silent diety, the last thing he expects is a lesson in vanity. Too bad he is unlikely to survive the traps set before him, or the army at his heels. The God of This World is a Story of the Future Past.
Woulden Soldiers
Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Three short tales of monstrous magic explore the recesses of scientific godhood. The Devil You Don't - A hoodlum pushes the limits of reality. Verdure Inferno - Agricultural development carries the seeds of its own backlash. Deuce X - A pleasure cruise to Jupiter stretches the definition of pleasure.
Asteroid Mine
Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A rover captain with job security receives an unusual message from his drone on a remote asteroid: "So good to see you." Suddenly, his job seems somewhat less secure. So does his life.
Only the Arquebus, by H. Beam Piper
Series: Science Fiction Shorts, Book 8. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Famed science fiction and mystery writer H. Beam Piper apparently died in 1964 under mysterious circumstances. One of his manuscripts, Only the Arquebus, vanished in the aftermath. In this weird short story of the future past, or, more accurately, the alternate near-future, the secret behind Only the Arquebus is finally revealed.