Fiction » Science fiction

Sub-categories: General | Adventure | Short stories | Space opera | Apocalyptic | Utopias & dystopias | Military | High tech | Hard sci-fi | Steampunk & retropunk | Cyberpunk 
Dangerous Ideas
By
Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A mission to rescue POWs goes wrong, and then right, and secrets are revealed.
Alone
By
Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man aimlessly wanders the streets of an empty world until he hears a mysterious voice that leads him through a red door that will help free him from the solitude he desperately hopes to escape.
Lab Rats
By
Price: Free! Words: 14,080. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Fennel is a lab rat with a (strong) mind of his own. Part of an experiment to isolate the precise pheromones that drive rats to procreate, he decides to not cooperate, at all. To go on a mating strike. And not only that, he enlists the agreement from his lab-rat friends to do the same. With some interesting fallout.
The Visitors (short story)
By
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A friendly alien village welcomes strange visitors to their planet but the visitors bring unwelcomed and dangerous visitors of their own.
Expert Assistance
By
Series: The Jake Bonner 'verse, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 61,960. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
To get out of debt, spacer Jake Bonner takes on two odd jobs. The first, chauffeur pop star Evvie Martini on her tour; the second, helping Daniel and Clarissa Rosen overthrow their planet’s tyrannical ruler. Unfortunately for Jake, Evvie finds out about his second assignment and, hoping to advance her career, invites herself to the revolution.
Not Eddie
By
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Many things are done in the cause of Friendship. Friends don't let friends go out the hard way.
So38e
By
Price: Free! Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This book is a dramatised fiction of paranormal events and close encounters as told to and also experienced by the author, but using fictitious place names and characters, as well as having all events happen to one family.
Coração Atómico
By
Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Em plena Revolução Industrial, o mundo está à beira de extraordinários avanços tecnológicos. Uma nova e poderosa fonte de energia emerge para destronar o uso generalizado do vapor. Nas mãos certas, essa nova fonte de energia pode acelerar o avanço da Humanidade, mas nas mãos erradas pode destruir o mundo.
The Flip Side #7: Colliding Worlds
By
Price: Free! Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by J. L. Stephens. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In issue #7 of The Flip Side, Starla Knight and the others must change their outlook on the future. The paradigm is shifting and the Protectors are suddenly forced to protect the very people they've been trying to kill. Convinced of a "greater role", Jeremy continues his trek to discover his fate while the others focus on the hope of rescue.
Aurealis Duo: Terrorism
By
You set the price! Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
We asked some of Australia's top fantasy and science fiction authors to select two of their stories tied together by a single theme and to write an introduction on how they had explored that theme. Jack Dann, an expat New Yorker and multi-award winning SF author who eats Vegemite with an American accent, presents two stories that look at Terrorism from the other side of the looking glass.
Nomabduce
By
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a ransom demand arrives for a planet’s name, the inhabitants realise they can no longer remember it. What will they do to get it back? A 2300 word Science Fiction short story.
Schlock! Webzine Vol 5, Issue 18
By
Price: Free! Words: 23,410. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
This week we have A Step Ahead by Phoebe LaPlume, a tale of abuse and revenge. That’s followed by the first installment in Gary Murphy’s 61st of September, a future tale of worm-riddled dystopia. Next is Daniel Davis’ The Litter, another story of troubled families and terrible vengeance. Then Kevin L Jones’ Androids Attack; an army of experimental soldiers takes command of its own destiny....
Revenge: Book 1 of the T.E.N. series
By
Price: Free! Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In this exciting thriller, Tempest Eugene Nesbit (T.E.N.) runs from the government—the government that ordered his wife to be killed and is now hunting him down. The top secret project he worked on was shut down, but why? His bodyguard and friend may have the answers, and hands Ten a list of who made the final decision about the project and his life sentence. Now, it's his turn to act.
Nalani's Choice
By
Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the next hour, I would die. Either burnt to a crisp during Vela’s nosedive into Earth’s atmosphere or blown to a thousand pieces when the Vela explodes in space. The first would make me a Ku’wahine warrior, the second an Earther hero. My now dead sister Haunani had chosen the warrior route. Captain Tim Jones would do everything he could to be the hero. I didn’t care for either choice.
Tales from Omega Station: Betrayal
By
Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
They're getting ready to blow him out the airlock, but Esric has other plans.
The Curious Proposal for Prosperity, Nevada
By
Price: Free! Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
How does one revive a dying town? That's the dilemma facing the small town of Prosperity, Nevada. Once a prosperous mining town, the silver ore has dried up and the residents are moving away toward a more productive future. To save itself from becoming a ghost town, its most influential residents come up with a unique plan. Will it be enough to save Prosperity?
The Final Stand (Intergalactic Pandemonium Part 1)
By
Series: Intergalactic Pandemonium, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
In Area 51 three of the country's best leaders converge in a top secret meeting to negotiate a truce: an alien race is demanding a number of our people in exchange for money or the planet will suffer extermination by intergalactic battle cruisers. With clashing viewpoints, thinning patience, and an itchy trigger finger, doom seems inevitable. (Part one of a series).
Incident on the Hennepin
By
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the year 2492, the luxury cruise ship Hennepin makes a mysterious emergency stop to the distant Treadway Station. As the ship arrives, Card, a maintenance worker, goes outside to make repairs, and returns an hour later only to find all 25,000 residents have gone missing. As he tries desperately to escape the nightmare unfolding around him, he discovers he may share the same fate as the others.
Tongues
By
Price: Free! Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dr. Seamus Martinez, one of the galaxy's foremost xenolinguists, knows very well that in first contact situations with alien species, the words you choose are extremely important, and can have disastrous consequences. But he soon discovers that deciphering alien languages is the easy part . . . it's navigating an entire species' belief system that's hard.
El Rendar
By
Price: Free! Words: 13,300. Language: Spanish. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Once cortos de ficción. Historias cortas de otros tiempos (pasados y futuros) que se entremezclan con nuestra propia realidad.