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One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Mr. Idramla, a scientist, wakes up to a world he no longer remembers, his memories somehow erased after an explosion in PODS-6. He would have to journey through Mars within a vessel he built, a RAPTOR, in hopes of replenishing his supplies. All the while, getting to befriend the voice of his artificial intelligence driven assistant, Neo. This is the beginning of Mr. Idramla’s story.
Yatorun Transport: a short story
Series: Catati, TY02. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tammy's spent nearly a year working as a base-level tech—read: electrician—on a Catati vessel, and her shipmates still give her special treatment, because she's the only Human. But not all "special treatment" is a bad thing. A short story of about 4,000 words.
Litter Thugs
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
What should we do with those louts who leave their litter behind them wherever they go? Would they think twice if their rubbish automatically ended up between their bed sheets? Alf and Bert 'borrow' one of Trevor Cloud's half-finished experiments and start a revenge campaign against the litterbugs. Which would be fine, except human error and half-finished experiments make a poor combination…
Prayers on the Wind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
All humanity is at peace under the Treasured King, the physical incarnation of the library that contains all wisdom. But now the peace is threatened by the alien Sang, and humanity’s response is fatally divided— and worse, the Treasured King seems to be going mad. This novelette was nominated for a Nebula Award on its first appearance.
Apex Magazine - Issue 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The first issue of the science fiction, fantasy, and horror zine Apex Magazine contains fiction by Jennifer Pelland and Glenn Lewis Gillette, and an interview with JM McDermott.
Reality
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Gerard Anderson is having trouble deciphering what's real and what's not real. Caught up between conflicting realities that seem to bounce around in his head, Gerard can no longer tell where he is, what he's doing, or even who he is at times.
Heist
Series: Horizon Station, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Horizon Station was designed to be almost entirely self sufficient, but after such a long disuse, there are things Ava, Vance, Remi, and Zero need. And if those things cannot be bought, they must be stolen. Heist is the fourth story in the Horizon Station series.
Why the Sea is Boiling Hot
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Researcher Dodgson is happy in the bowels of the R&D department of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, until a mysterious death and the question of space and time fling him out of it. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences.
The Fifth Elemental - Shepisode 8 - The Fear of Quintets
Series: The Elementals Season 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.97 from 39 reviews)
When Ethan Allen was first drawn into the world of The Elementals, he had no idea of the importance he played in their existence, now how different he truly was. Thrown in the middle of a civil war, a vital key to the stability and freedom of his kind, he fights not only for his survival, but for the survival of a world that has been seeking peace for thousands of years.
Faceplanting is Always an Option
Series: The Cities of Luna, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
MaggieJo could have hired a stranger to help her with her physical therapy after losing her legs in a construction accident, but instead she hires her step-sister who used to babysit her. Unfortunately, Becca’s methods of support and encouragement include the reassurance that faceplanting is always an option, and MaggieJo realizes her recovery will not be as comfortable as she wished.
White Noise
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A defect television blasting white noise is not only annoying, it could also signal the end of the universe. Professor Maurice Masterson is selected as our saviour. All he needs is a bit of persuading – and a yellow sponge.
Kismet: A Ridgewood Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,950. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
A diary from the past warns Addison Taylor about her future. When she and her husband hike Myers Ridge, the diary’s warnings become real and force the couple headlong into mystery, suspense, and a strange world of past, present, and future.
Pest
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Alf and Bert, the mansion's security guards, have never been beaten. A cunning pair of con artists have never failed. The security guards have a few tricks up their sleeves, but the con artists fight dirty.
Gypsy Spell
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Gypsies set up camp on the Cloud’s estate, protecting themselves with strong magic. Eviction by brute force proves useless, so Alf and Bert, the two burly security guards, compose a few tricks of their own.
The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When strange things begin to happen at the Future Shoppe where Sam works, he finds himself on a mission to home office to figure out what went wrong. When he and his friends arrive, they will find something stranger than any of them could have imagined.
Preservation: A DRMR Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Kari Akagi is ex-British Special Forces, augmented by her government to be the prime soldier. In the wake of a devastating attack that cost her her legs, she has a new mission – protecting South Africa’s endangered species as a ranger for the Kruger National Park game reserve.
5,001
Series: The Endurance, 0.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Caelen is the most sought-after engineer aboard the Endurance, a generation ship at least four hundred light years away from its destination. Captain Lakewood demands she resolve a riddle—the ship is losing water. Caelen’s former lover, Devar, was persecuted by Lakewood but for everyone aboard, Caelen tries to solve the riddle and learns that Devar was not the only one manipulated.
Outgrowth of the Brain
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Alf and Bert, the burly new security guards, are no match for professional thieves who break and enter the Cloud Brother's mansion. That is, until young Master Trevor adapts Alf's cranium.
Liquorice Shoelace
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
On his way home from work, Frank, a warm-hearted accountant, witnesses a man jump in front of a Tube train. The shocking suicide leaves Frank distraught, but the next day, he sees the same man again, alive and in a wretched state. Determined to solve the mystery, Frank investigates, only to watch his own world fall apart.
Science Fiction: Time Travel and Robots 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Stories by Richard S. Levine. “The Time of Your Life” makes a life and death game out of time travel. “Oddly Perfect” examines math and time in multiple dimensions. “RemoteDoc” describes a possible future for surgeons, “Remorse above Enceladus” looks at some rather odd robot space cowboys, and “A Penny for your Thoughts” presents a futuristic social network.