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A Dead God's Wrath
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1895, deep in the Southeastern U.S., Thomas O'Brien discovers that the brothers that kidnapped his girl and murdered his friend are something much worse than mere criminals. His only hope to save his beloved is to trust someone that might be more dangerous than the men they're after.
That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made" won the 2010 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and was nominated for the Hugo Award in the same category. Harry Malan is the president of a Mormon branch on Sol Central Station, where humans can interact with "swales" -- giant star-dwelling plasma beings. When a Mormon swale asks for help, Harry ends up confronting Leviathan, the largest of the swales.
Explain That to a Martian
Series: Explain That To A Martian, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
This for Nadia. It was three in the morning, and I had a Martian in my house. Just how drunk was I? But here he was, looking like something molded out of play doh. What else could I do but have another drink and make us fish finger sandwiches.
Upon A Midnight Clear
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
On Christmas Eve, somewhere out in the Asteroid Belt, a lonely prospector happens across something he never expected to find.
The New Guy In Moon Base Twelve
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
They weren't exactly the crew the President had in mind when he announced his plan to build a permanent base on the moon so the Chinese wouldn't do it first, but there they were, a boring collection of peaceful, happy settlers who couldn't even get a decent reality TV show rating. Life was perfectly dull until the new guy arrived. Now if they could only find out who he was and where he'd come from
Explain That to a Martian 2
Series: Explain That To A Martian, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Ok for kids 15 to 99. I had visitors. They had come all the way from Mars for my fish finger sandwiches.
Firebird
Price: Free! Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In space, Zombies still hunger for brains. Will the transport ship Firebird make it back to earth before it is overrun with the alien undead?
Aenima
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by Infinitas Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
1000 words. A steampunk investigator discovers a missing scientist has created a strange clockwork angel.
2094
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
The year is 2094. Christopher is a well paid government employee who enjoys the company of his work colleague, Mandy, enjoys the loving of his fembot, Tanya, and tries to do the right thing and ask no questions. On a trip to Berlin for work he discovers shocking news about Mandy and realizes he is under scrutiny. He runs, but is there ever, really, any escape?
Hunting Comp.
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A Cautionary Tale of Time Travel. How much fun would it be to hunt a dinosaur with an Enfield rifle?
Nomabduce
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 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.
The First Galactic Princess – A Bedtime Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
The first galactic princess is a little girl growing up in a wonderful place. She faces an ordinary problem with the help of a friend and the support of an understanding father. There are no spaceships, ancient prophecies or threatening aliens. There is, however, a hover car -- kids need to dream about hover cars!
The Mason Procedure
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A conveyor belt of warm bodies brings a constant stream of eager new young volunteers to fill the dangerous jobs in space. Every day is lived on the edge of danger where the slightest slip will find them in harms way.
Half a Mind
Price: Free! Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Imagine two separate minds existing in one body from even before birth. What trials and troubles would such a dual intellect in a single body go through as an infant, as a pre-schooler, in high school? Imagine what might happen if such a person were to appear in criminal court. Now, suppose the charge was murder?
Black Box
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Do not try to perceive the future in 1000 years. Even if someone shows it to you, you will not get it. Even if someone explains it to you, you will not get it. Black Box shows you why.
Dehydration
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A vignette of the human experience, set to a backdrop of science fiction. A character oriented story about the end of the world.
Sci-fi Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A fascinating and engaging collection of Science fiction short stories, all made up of of 400 words or less. For those times when you have just a few minuites spare and want to escape the grind of daily life and have somthing else to get your teath into.
Far-Sight
Series: Strange & Unnatural Tales, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 19,180. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
All scientific research has an element of risk, especially investigations that advance beyond the edge of the known into the unknown to probe the limits of what is possible and what is not. Jeremiah Arkenton must keep this in mind as he and his wife investigate the mysterious disappearance of a colleague while trying to avoid the same fate. This is a short story and a Cthulhu Mythos tale.
Jane 8086 Part One
Series: Jane 8086. Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Part one of "Jane 8086" Rembrandt is an unemployed artist who finds a strange talking box in the middle of the woods. He takes the box home with him and they become fast friends. Little does Rembrandt know that there's more to the little box than meets the eye!
Spinning Diamonds
Price: Free! Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
When the opportunity to come out of retirement and go on one last space mission presents itself, Vincent Lambert jumps at the chance to go down in history as the first belt miner. Unfortunately, dealing with corporate greed one hundred million kilometers away from Earth was not in the mission outline.