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Aurealis #105
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis has been publishing quality speculative fiction for over 25 years. It has won numerous awards, discovered major new talents and provided an outlet for established writers from all over the world. This issue of Aurealis provides more of the quality writing, art, reviews news and humour that our readers have come to expect.
Proxy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Robots replace human workers, devastating the economy. Civil War begins as presidential hopefuls legislate amid corruption.
Right Now
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until July 04!) Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine what could come out with a glimpse of the future. Imagine a life with no past. Would that truly be great?
Argo
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.44 from 16 reviews)
Searching for the answers to true artificial intelligence, Mira McAllister comes across a strange android named Eo who proves to hold more questions than answers.
Aurealis #108
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,930. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2018 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis is a quality speculative fiction magazine. It has been continuously published for over 25 years and has featured many of the genres foremost writers and illustrators. Aurealis is published ten time a year from February to December.
L'enfer, c'est la Solitude
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until May 31!) Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
War is not the only hell in the cold, empty void of space. Originally published in the March 2016 issue of Perihelion SF.
Jane Carter of Earth and the Rescue that Never Was
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Aug. 31!) Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jane Carter never thought she'd be the first human in the galaxy to be sold an alien slave auction. Only one man can rescue her, but he's the last man she wants to see. Thankfully, there are alternatives to being rescued.
Cat-Ageddon; The Caterwauling, episode 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Why are houses being found filled with cat food? Whats up with the herd of cats destroying the Midwest in a rolling cat stampede. Why are the cats destroying the wires and tubes in car engines? Who is our best bet at explaining all of this. Also, a bird watcher and his one armed cat observe some strange flocking patterns in a unique heroes origin. Five stories about a world gone to the cats.
Aurealis #102
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: Australian English. Published: July 2, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This issue of Aurealis features Marlee Jane Ward’s ‘The Great House Thrippet, Season 246, Episode 12’, a tightly written story set in a chilling reality show of the future, James Rowland’s ‘The Planck Harvest’, a beautiful story of subtle stillness, and ‘Pretty Little Ones’ by Leigh Harlen, a powerful and disturbing tale of alienation that somehow manages to be both sad and terrifying.
Ten Thousand Miles Up
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?
Dorothy And The Quantum Mechanic
Series: White Light, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 31!) Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
“Dorothy and The Quantum Mechanic” is a 3000 word science fiction short story. It is actually two separate stories, read concurrently. One story proposes pop-scientific theories and the second relates how these theories would affect real life. “The Quantum Mechanic” is an attempt to make sense of the universe. “Dorothy” is where this sense leads.
Wishes Folded into Fancy Paper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When planetary refugee Della folds a curse into a “Fancy” chain of paper tokens resembling flowers from their home world, she has no idea how her thirst for revenge will bloom into something unexpected.
From the Ice Incarnate
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 31!) Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
They say that going into cryo is the closest thing to death short of actually dying. I believe it.