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Bento Box #1 by Artifice Comics
Price: Free! Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013 by Artifice Comics. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the Introduction: We’ve got flesh devouring things, Shanghai in ruin, an exploding man, and a riot. Wham, bam, thank you, ma’am! How’s that for a taste of great? And we’re just getting started.
Apex Magazine - Issue 54 by Lynne M. Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month.
The Second Enlightenment (The Ark Project) by TJ Hudson
Series: The Ark Project, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: British English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A series of short interconnected tales set in the Ark Project Universe. Almost a thousand years into the future and humanity is enslaved. There appears to be no hope for freedom. Can a plan set in motion hundreds of years ago save, not only humanity, but the rest of the galaxy? A man invested with strange and exotic powers must work out their true purpose, where others have been unable to before.
Outside by Adriano Silva
Price: Free! Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
What to do when there's something happening out there, in the world, with mysterious apparitions and a new disease that threatens the entire city? There's something outside, over the street corner, inside the hospital... And it is using people, devouring them, invading society like a parasite...
The Shit-Eater Blues by Terry Hayman
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
He may look like a simple starfish, but Ll-ll is an extraterrestrial orphan, a Child of the Gng, possessed a sense of wonder and a gastronomic appreciation of human excrement. But when he manages to use his vocalizing air bladder to attract the attention of a blues musician whose toilet he inhabits, Ll-ll discovers his true destiny.
The Sheila Wulf Chitinoid Sessions by William Mangieri
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fresh from the University, Sheila Wulf thinks she's made her mark when she discovers an alien species, but her fifteen minutes of xenopological fame seems to be wasted on a tribe of uncooperative crabs. Could anything be worse? Try working for her. Read it to see what I mean… "The Sheila Wulf Chitinoid Sessions" is also in the collection “Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND.”
Wings of Flame (Kier'darack) by Gavin Coleman
Series: Heroes and Villains of Avachyle, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kier'darack is the dragon who caused so much destruction and terror to Avachyle and the Halevens. This short story tells they of the youth and beginning of this evil dragon. His parents Rana and Boldwing try to impart good and noble attitudes in the young dragon, but the evil god Jai'Quel has different ideas. He seeks to turn Kier'darack into a heartless killer.
The Hundredth Year of the War by Amy Parker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After one hundred years of war, it had all become very simple. Patriotism and loyalty were good, and wasting compassion on the Enemy, pale blue aliens with golden eyes, was bad. Even children could grasp that. Except for Marlene, who wanted to know why.
The Blob On The Rock by Michael Kingswood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012 by SSN Storytelling. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A scientific expedition in deep space makes a discovery that could alter everything we know about the nature of life. As long as it doesn't kill them first. The Blob On The Rock is a 5,000 word short story, and earned an Honorable Mention from the 1st Quarter 2012 L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest.. Includes a bonus story: Lords Of The Remnant (3,800 words).
Contamination Event (Short Story #1) by Adam Wasserman
Price: Free! Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The planet Zarmina is an object of scientific research with its curious life forms and vast planetary ocean. But when amateurs from Earth arrive looking for fun and entertainment, the situation turns volatile. Contamination Event is the first in a collection of related hard science fiction short stories detailing the wonders and perils of the cosmos.
Gaea's Chosen: Event Horizon by Cara Michaels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Dr. Marcus Gilpin left Earth with the woman he loved, but the very science he put his faith in promised her to another man… Six months after waking in unknown parts of the galaxy, Marcus Gilpin is still recovering from a mauling that nearly killed him. His love gone, his ship lost—a crew of twenty now numbers only five, and he should have been among the dead...
Worlds Less Traveled by J. C. Conway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lawyers in space. An attorney at an off-world deposition faces a strange witness and an even stranger circumstance. But can his senses be trusted this far from Earth as his anti-psychotic field wanes? Don't miss this glimpse of humanity from the eyes of one of its troubled own as he struggles with adversity out among the worlds less traveled. A short story of science fiction and uncertainty.
Over the Wire by Thea Hutcheson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by Lilac Moon Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Brice Sebastian, a half breed, runs wire for Western Union across the great plains, open to white settlement since the Indians are moving down the Trail of Tears in this alternate history 19th Century America. An odd interaction between the solder and a new spool of copper wire creates a door into a world of great creatures. He decides such a land has promise that can't be ignored.
Until We Meet Again by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the not too distance future the Earth's ecosystem will collapse unless something's done to reverse the damage done by industry and pollution. Project Brahma holds the key to our future as a species. A project to meld human and alien DNA to evolve the human race before it may be ready. Will this have unforeseen consequences?
Rinthalla's New Life by Nick Robb
You set the price! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After several years as living as someone else, Rinthalla sets out on her own in a bid to craft her own identity while caring for an ailing W.P. She also has to contend with Megaraco who has so far refused to marry W.P. despite their many years together.
The Juniper by Sean Monaghan
Series: The Olla, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Juniper's a trusty old ship. But Braden Collins quickly realizes she's not up to a raid on the Olla's giant vessel. Especially when he and Mikey get get trapped on board the alien ship. An Olla story by Sean Monaghan, author of "Walking Gear".
From Hell It Progressed! - Issue #01 by Tommy Graef
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 260. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Lobby Cards series harkens back to the great Sci-Fi B-Movies of the 1950’s, with all the patriotism, evil plots, mad scientists, amazing monsters, and hidden meanings. Our first story is “From Hell It Progressed”. And, in Issue #1, “The Lukewarm War”, the stage is set for the revelation of a new world conflict. Coming soon… “War of the Colossal Progressive” and “Progression of the Saucer Men”.
Diversiform by Jeff Young
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Diversiform contains the Writers of the Future Award winning story "Written in Light" and the prequel "No Visitors Beyond This Point". Humanity's future in a galaxy full of other species is limited by their ability to gain new worlds. The galactic community decides the allocation of worlds with Diversiform Disputes where contesting species prove which can create the most effective biosphere.
Blue Moon by Justus Nwaefido
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
#shortstory #Sci-fi #Futuristic #Romance This is the sensational story of Chico and Bunke in the Blue Moon Centuries.