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The Shadow of Doom by Eric Gutierrez, Jr
You set the price! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man-made creature escapes its place of origin to the city of Union Beach, where it reigns with destruction and chaos. No one is safe in its wake and the military seems hopeless. Kyle Garces is a survivor who's trying to find any way to escape the terror, but a new addition to his baggage has changed his plans and extends his stay inside the city where monsters aren't just giant and inhuman.
Seedling: A Short Story by Ben Godby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Here, on the shore of Lake Athabasca, are the last two hundred and six trees on the planet. The Canadian government has a plan to pulp them and make sheets of paper out of them. Each log must be worth a billion bucks. But not if the Druids have anything to say about it. And they have a secret weapon on their side: the Seedling. Because, to change the world, all it takes is one seed.
The TEABAG Goblins by Stephen Jennison-Smith
Price: Free! Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The East Anglian Bombardiers and Grenadiers need some help. So three posh goblins are brought in to help them with the mission, to rescue Queen Victoria, sort of...
Craters by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In the future, humans retain the capability to commit acts of terrible violence. For the reporter known as Martha Trumante, determined to find the truth behind the horrors, that truth raises questions so disturbing she might never find a way to report it—or to hang onto her own humanity. Chosen as one of the best short stories of 2007. “…an intense, appalling, memorable story.” —Locus
Post Mortem - czyli w związku ze zgonem (Polish po polsku) by Filip Dąb-Mirowski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,150. Language: Polish. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
"Post Mortem - czyli w związku ze zgonem" to szalona wycieczka w świat niedalekiej przyszłości, gdzie życiem ludzi rządzi przeznaczenie. Cały system państwowy i zasady społeczne opierają się na wróżbiarstwie, kartach Tarota, chiromancji i zasadach Feng Shui. W tym przesyconym ezoteryką świecie, żyje Katias Raventry. Tzn. będzie żyć jeszcze tylko kilka godzin, właśnie zbliża się termin jego zgonu.
Secrets of the Atom's Family by Keith Crowe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Mysterious phenomena continue to occur all around the world which have not, or cannot, be explained. This story is about an unexpected adventure of a modern day prospector who has spent most of his life exploring western mountain ranges in search of his “El Dorado.” Instead, he discovers something he could never have imagined and cannot share with anyone, but you.
Devlin Maycare in The Caverns of Fire and Snow by W. H. Mitchell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Professor Jessica Doric is hired by a famed adventurer/womanizer Lord Devlin Maycare to run his new pet project, The Maycare Institute of Xeno Studies. Her job: to locate alien artifacts before Warlock Industries, an unscrupulous mega-corp, can steal them away.
Promised Land by Bob Craton
Price: Free! Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story. A band of children, exiled by hatred of them, trek across the fringe of a failing world. Accompanied only by a man they call Grandfather, they seek a home – but not just any home. It must be the land prepared for them where they will fulfill their destiny.
Seth and Logan Brooks by KG Stutts
Series: Mirror. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by MidnightRose. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Split from their family at a young age, the twins Seth and Logan Brooks went down very different paths. Seth became a pilot. Logan became a strongman for a Middle Eastern weapons and drug dealer. Charlie Westlake is a man on a mission to bring together one of the top teams the universe has ever seen. A twist of fate will reunite the twins and bring them on an adventure beyond their wildest dreams.
Retirement: A Short Story by Beth Powers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
With the intergalactic war over, they were supposed to be enjoying retirement. Instead, Mona learns that her husband has died in a gravcar accident, leaving her to hunt his killers. But the couple has too many enemies, and she doesn’t know where to start. She'll have to untangle this new threat before she can retire in peace.
366 Squared. Volume 6: June by Michel Clasquin-Johnson
Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,810. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If this is your first taste of the wacky world of 366 Squared, welcome. For the old hands, welcome back, and I trust you will enjoy the new collection of bite-sized stories, vignettes and essays based on the day of the year.
Fred Is Lost In Time! by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Fred Harris was disobeying Professor Hardesty again. He was in the Field House at RPI's campus and was waiting for the professor to start an experiment with time. Fred was to assist. But he took it upon himself to try the experiment with the professor's presence. Fred began moving backward in time! Jane Wilcox was on the phone with him attempting to help. But what could she do?
Orion Ang0157 by Les W Kuzyk
Price: Free! Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Inspirational
Disgruntled Sev appears before an admin desk, petition to abandon his human assignment submitted. The Orion supervisor requests an evaluation with interpreter Aurora present, and while she transfers the review to Upper Floor, discussion turns to humanity’s ability to survive challenges. Climate change may allow the species an evolutionary shift, adding value to an amiable universe…or maybe not.
The Soul Project Part 5 Abstractors Uprising by Michael Arnold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(5.00 from 1 review)
When Kaleen wakes up she realizes that she is now alone on First World. Suddenly her arm and body are revived by something very strange that enables her to soar above the ground.
Out of Body Universe - part 1 (Chinese Edition) by Martin Chu Shui
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Scenario Egg by Saul Tanpepper
Series: Paranormal Tales, Science Fiction, and Horror, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A successful hi-tech speculator learns first-hand that technological progress has a dark side: though it helps humanity advance, it can also turn it all around in an instant. After recovering from the shock of waking up in an alternative reality where he has lost everything, he'll do anything necessary to keep this new fragile existence from shattering. Anything.
Space Marines! by Brian Henley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Pure, unmitigated, unapologetic space action with a wicked sense of humor. Join a wise-cracking Space Marine and his crew of sarcastic malcontents as they brave lethal peril, savor their adolescent snottiness, and gloriously murder strangers. Roar!
The Web by Meyari McFarland
Series: Mouse and Snake, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ruby's world threatened to collapse around her. A larger than normal storm had driven a drifting ship towards the support stanchions that held up the web. She swam with War Tooth to secure it and save everyone she knew. But securing the ship was only the beginning of Ruby's fight for survival. The Web is an exciting cyberpunk struggle that is sure to excite.
Ganglion Trains by Sean Monaghan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lett's got a delivery to make. Stolen paintings. The cops are on his trail and he's throttling his train up through the artificial synapse network. The tubes are narrowing and the train's coming to pieces around him. Still, he might make it. Ganglion trains includes five science fiction stories - Stone Goddess, To a Pile of Ashes, Vaporize Marineris, Ground-Based Optics and Ganglion Trains.
Muzik Chronicles: Glory by Alain Gomez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Book 4 of the Uxel Herum Saga Uxel Herum's plan to infiltrate the Imperium capital world quickly begins to go awry. While she initially hoped to act as a spy for the strozzi she is now little more than a glorified prisoner. Will she be able to complete her mission... alive? This young adult science fiction novelette is approximately 10,100 words.