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Cannabis Alienus 'alien dope'
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Be careful what you smoke. L.D. had always been an unapologetic pot-head, but something has gone wrong and he's fallen off the radar. Eric returns home for what he thinks is going to be a simple intervention, but turns into... something else. "Cannabis alienus ‘alien dope’" is a speculative fiction, and is also in the collection "Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Gravity Well
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short science fiction story, doing the right thing is harder than doing things right.
Hit Points: Gettysburg Generals
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Hit Points: Gettysburg Generals is a short story about General Grant and General Sherman who must take out the Gray team. To do it they'll need to use plasma rifles, precious drops from previous kills and manage a healthy amount of respawning. Not to mention the fact that they'll need to do something that is almost impossible: work together.
Toreador - Projet Bradbury, #19
Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 19. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: French. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cristo est un gladiateur d'un genre un peu particulier : il combat des robots d'abord destinés à la casse, puis réparés pour être transformés en machines de guerre. Cristo est une légende parmi les champions de la Ligue : dans ses veines coule le sang de ses ancêtres, qui ont eux aussi bravé leur peur pour fouler le sable de l'arène, des siècles plus tôt. De là est né son surnom : le Toreador.
The One Minute Manager King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
This is a short story which teaches management lessons. The story has dragon, talking animals and magic. The prime readers of the story are children.
The Sanctuary Of Slumber
Price: Free! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is not a happy tale. Be forewarned, if you want a happy ending, do not read; if you are looking for a feel-good story, pass this one up; if you seek a heart warming tale, move along move along, there is nothing here for you to see. This is a tale of woe, unadulterated, unwavering anguish. Enter at your own risk and do not forget gentle reader; you have been warned.
Le Trou De Babel
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 970. Language: French. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Au fil de ses rencontres, nous accompagnons le Funambule Acoustique dans une odyssée sonochronique, franchissant les galaxies au son des sornettes. Dans ce deuxième épisode, le funambule, en proie aux discours parsemés d'éclairs d'un vieux grec antique, apprend que la base de la communication n'est qu'un vide à combler.
It Happened One Wednesday
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For your consideration, an ordinary girl on a hot, summer's day. But watch out for the door she's about to enter, for it leads straight to the past... which is, indeed, another country.
Reservations for Blue
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
RESERVATIONS FOR BLUE. Because Kim Avant helped him “borrow” the prototype Molecular Regeneration Gun from the Agency, Dr. Blue promised he would take her on a date. But when the day comes for their rendezvous, events cause him to run behind schedule, and he worries Kim will expose he took the gun and assisted the Permanent Man. He must do everything he can to keep Kim on his side.
Alone
Price: Free! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the blink of an eye, all human life disappeared, except for myself. A short story.
Defensive Position
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Adelle Finde is working on the best alien archaeological site ever. She doesn't need the distraction of a needy ex-boyfriend messaging her constantly. Then she finds out Rob's on his way. And the site is revealing dangerous details that means everyone needs to keep clear. Even Rob.
Eden
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Merchants Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Cyril Zyk must hold back naked protestors who want to bring down an entire dystopian system where people are "men-women" and nothing is ever what it seems.
The Overlap
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,160. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
CIA experiments with astral projection lead to the development of a program focused on translocation that inadvertently discovers the key to time-travel to the Cretaceous period 130 million years in the past.
Traditional Proposal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Gail knows Danny's going to propose. She's not sure. With the death of her parents and a scholarship opportunity, she feels more like escaping. For a time anyway. The last thing she expects if for him to escape with her. Into orbit. A Redcord Macro-Nano-Engine story by Sean Monaghan, author of Xuento.
Le Cultivateur De La Pauvreté
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: French. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Au fil de ses rencontres, nous accompagnons le Funambule Acoustique dans une odyssée sonochronique, franchissant les galaxies au son des sornettes. Premier épisode de la série, dans lequel le funambule découvre que les idées noires peuvent apprivoiser les épouvantails et que l'humour fait la force.
Wake Vortex
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As captain of a Barris space ship, the last thing Sally King expects is a man overboard emergency. But when some zealous researchers stuff a man in a suit out through a hatch, the whole ship might be compromised. Sally's going to have to push the Blue Needle to the very limits and pray it works out. A Barris space story from the author of The Wreck of the Emerald Sky.
The Cannon and the Voice of the Generations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(Short Story, Science Fiction, Plus a Bonus Story) Blood, death, and redemption. As the enemies of his people close in, one man sets out to build a weapon that no invading army can prevail against. He vows to teach iron to fly. Check out Jamie's website at http://www.jamiemcnabb.com.
Menagerie
Price: Free! Words: 15,100. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Menagerie is the newest pet craze from the Acme Corporation. The robotic animals genetically bind to their owners. Only three easy steps to link: 1) Put a drop of fluid (saliva or blood) in its mouth 2) Wait for 24 hours 3) Tell your dreams and fears to your forever friend. By the way, genetic binding is an imperfect science. 15,000 words, give or take a character or two.
A Chat with Death
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
*Short story* In the final stages of cancer, 31 year old Julie decides to visit the beach for the last time; little does she know that someone would be there waiting for her---waiting to escort her to the other side.
Greed
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The story of one man's greed, a random accident, and the consequences