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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 2 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 Secret Beneath the Ice
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a thoughtship and its pilot finally reach Avani, they barely have a chance to marvel at its sapphire forests before they are ambushed by an enemy far beyond their understanding. Tumbling down to the planet's surface, an ice-covered continent to the south is the only viable landing site. Lucky for them, the ancient secret that hides beneath the ice could lead to bliss... or hell.
The Santa Claus Gang
Series: Marlowe and the Spacewoman, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's hard to enjoy Xmas when even the Santa Claus Gang's out to get you. When the Prussian Death Squad Robot commandos disappear on Xmas Eve, the crime bears all the hallmarks of the dreaded Santa Claus Gang. With only a few hours to locate the missing commandos, Marlowe and Nina find themselves yet again delving into the seedy, dumpster-filled underbelly of the City’s criminal underworld.
All Thumbs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Dunkerron Press posulliv@dunkerron.com. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Book says she's supposed to search for any survivors. Check. One survivor, armed and dangerous. The Book says she's supposed to classify any survivors as friendly or hostile. Check. He's a friendly. Sort of. The Book says she's supposed to kill any survivors. Kill him especially if he's a friendly. She's beginning to have a bit of a problem with the Book.
Broken Dream
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A post-apoc short/novelette, from "Envisioning".
Rescue & Restoration
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Ro ties up all the loose ends and puts her affairs in order as she prefers surrender & death, to being torn apart. She accompanies the TY7 escapees in the raid on Typhon to rescue their old companions while she is still available to retrieve the web messages. Ro has a shocking but very welcome surprise for her 3 favorite people. She introduces Taj to her mother & gives Maggie her last power.
Special Trek: The Unknown Closet
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A rather ordinary day on the USS Magic Carrot turns rather special when Captain Andy's happy talk dinner is interrupted by something that must be explored.
Padania addio
Series: Daria Rigoletti - italiano. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,090. Language: Italian. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In uno stato immaginario prossimo venturo che si è separato dall’Italia, una giovane donna tenta di emanciparsi dal ruolo che il destino sembra averle riservato: quello di killer professionista. Sullo sfondo di uno stato canaglia in agonia, Daria Rigoletti si trasforma prima in una contrabbandiera di esseri umani, poi in una cult leader. Ma le circostanze tramano contro di lei.
They Came From the Sea
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Water is a young musician living on the fringe of society in his small fishing village. Creatures from the sea request permission to live among the villagers to learn from them, claiming a desire to evolve to become more than they are living in the deep. This is Water's story.
The Lucids of the Permafrost Society
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Someone said "life is but a dream." But can the ability to control your dreams be bred into you? Find out how far one man would go to achieve his dream in this sci-fi short.
Keepers of the Tallath
Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It has been over seven years since the passing of Darren Blake's grandfather, but a call from the executor of his will after Darren's twenty fifth birthday produces one final keepsake from Grandpa Donald. The box given to Darren looks plain enough, but leaves him with one burning question: what is inside?
Atomic Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
At the core of the Industrial Revolution the world is on the verge of extraordinary technological advancements. A new and powerful energy source rises to dethrone the generalized use of steam. In the right hands, the new power source can speed up Mankind’s development but on the wrong hands it can destroy the world.
Pythos (Terran Chronicles)
Series: Terran Chronicles Short Stories, Book 2 · Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Artemis One and her four man crew have returned to Pythos after a lengthy space mission. The men are stunned when they witness an apocalyptic space battle above their home world. Once the combatants leave, the crew apprehensively contacts ground control. The events following the Gamin occupation, and subsequent battle, have far reaching consequences, changing Pythos and its people forever.
Original Strand
Price: Free! Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
The human race did its best to annihilate itself and certainly went out with a bang. Hundreds of nuclear devices and biological viruses have transformed the earth into a no man’s land. For the isolated moon survivors, biodiversity takes on a whole new meaning. The story is roughly 9 700 words and was originally published in the June edition (2012) of eFiction.
Better Than Sex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A pair of scientists perform a simple experiment and make not one, but two, earth-shattering discoveries that will transform society as they know it... or will it? It's hard to imagine anything 'better than sex' but this duo found it. Now what?
The Quest for M07
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
This short frame story about three soldiers A19, T13, and S29 searching for the true story about a "Missing Soldier" M07 is set in the mid 21st century. The humans were at war with an army of intergalactic aliens that sought to destroy them for resources. Feedback, please? (comments) thanks
Murphy's Loss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Amanda Murphy accepted the command of a new spaceship that would test Earth’s revolutionary new propulsion system, she didn't bother to ask why she was selected. Until, that is, she learned that her new command would be totally under the control of a computer. The ship moves too fast for human control--what happens if something goes wrong?
Proton: Heroine of Chem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Proton, protector of the innocent and oppressed, roams the world of Chem fighting evil and injustice. But if she can't escape the ambush she has wandered into, all life on Chem will be in peril. An adult story for those who appreciate chemistry.
The Station
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
9,000 years ago, the Earth looked very different. Watchers, angels sent to protect humanity, betrayed the people and their fellow angels, turning human beings into slaves in their quest for power. This is the story of Tammuz, a man who questioned the righteousness of the Watchers.
Far Out! 2
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jack and his partner are now on the trail looking to find the doctor who has been missing for days and may now be dead. Dr. Tim Drew is a professor of unified physics who may have been abducted by a group that wishes to end his career. He must be found soon before possible mind manipulation techniques are used on him to turn his brain into mush.