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Rise of Kencha
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by HartshornPublishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jani's been working night shift since she broke up with the commander of her station, Lev Ren, but even with her grief, she notices the problems with engines and airflow on the station. What she doesn't notice at first is the crew who have altered their bodiesThese crew are playing a game called Kencha, and how Jani responds will affect everyone on the station.
The Only
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Who can save your world, when your gods have abandoned it? Aedlem is one of the few left in Panlithia who believes they are not really gone. In fact, the rising generation doesn't believe they ever really existed. When a cruel alien species invades and enslaves the population, can Aedlem's faith in the mysterious Ghosts of the Sky help him lead his people to freedom once again?
Beware the Black Battlenaut
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
Hardcore warriors clash in high tech Battlenaut armor in a distant quadrant of space. Pumped up on drugs, the sleep-deprived Redeyes tear through enemy forces. But fatigue makes them see things that might not be there. Are their visions of the legendary Black Battlenaut only nightmares brought on by exhaustion, or an omen of infinite devastation? Either way, they set out to stop it at any cost.
The Twelve: Altunai Subset One
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Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012 by Tulipe Noire Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Set in the universe developed in McRae's speculative fiction, 12.21.12, The Twelve: Alutunai Subset One is a collection of three short stories giving readers an insight into three proxy soldiers of Sekhmet,Goddess of Egypt.
Jiggle Juice and Cleavage
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Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A space elevator technician finds himself caught between a world he doesn't understand and a world he doesn't want to understand when he takes on an emergency repair job as he scales the ancient, collapsing old "beanpole" that connects to a freight satellite in the Clarke Belt. Jiggle Juice and Cleavage is a short story of the future past.
Under The Milky Way
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Price: Free! Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The year is 2030 and Storm Westlake has finally come into her own. She's just been promoted to the "fixer" for the Shine Clan - a combination lawyer, lobbist, agent for the biggest nomad pack east of the Mississippi. She's running with the big dogs now. What she's finding out is that the job isn't what she expected. This sci-fi short story by Dellani Oakes is set in a semi-Cyberpunk world.
Lowercase earth Part 2 – Liz’s Indifference
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Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is the first story chronicling the lives of some of the inhabitants of Earth’s first colony as their world changes in ways they don’t yet understand. It is a world that has knocked around my head for quite some time now. I hope you like it.
Separate Worlds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,350. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Atlantis and Earth have encountered one another before, so long ago that neither retains more than faded legends from the event. Now the rift between them has opened again. A collision is inevitable. Separate Worlds is an 11,000-word novella.
Prophets: Heaven's Adversary
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Price: Free! Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Prophets pertains to a SciFi/Fantasy/Cyberpunk trilogy, involving current and advanced technological theories along with mythological references. Think "The Fifth Element" fantasy, "X-Men" ambition and "300" grit. Outlining a rising empire’s lust for dominion and its treacherous collapse, with an aftermath that will leave once fertile lands in ruin and cinder.
Computer Bug
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The date is 2280 and the world is very different. Virtual reality has replaced much of the actual world and many of the planet's inhabitents are no longer even made of flesh and bone. But children are still children; they still crave new toys, they still deceive their parents, and they can still be very cruel. In a future where not everything is as it seems, pain and torture remain real enough...
The Chamber
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Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Six strangers awaken in an empty room with metal walls, no door, and what appears to be a two way mirror. Then one by one, they start to die. From Brett J. Talley, author of the Bram Stoker Award nominee, That Which Should Not Be.
Frozen to the Spot
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Series: Starry Wings, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
This is the second book in the Starry Wings saga. In this book, Star continues her struggle against her rival with the help of her friends and her own inner strength.
Operation Disaster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012 by Chater Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a post-apocalyptic world, there’s a million-to-one chance that Steve Vannevar can succeed where the rest of the Suicide Squad had failed. Succeed, that is, in traveling back in time—reaching back into the months or weeks before that first attack, and persuading the nations of the Earth to hold their fire for the sake of the human race. A short story.
Brown-Eyed Girl: A Romance of the Future
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the future all prisons have become redundant. An old man who has spent most of his adult life behind bars, abruptly set free into a strange new world he does not comprehend, sets out to search for the girl he once loved.
Thesis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
All I wanted to do was submit my Thesis. It’s on theoretical physics. No interest to anybody. Or so I think until a shadowy organisation drives by my house and tries to shoot me. After that, I run, but it turns out that this is a matter of life or death. Potentially, mine. Thesis is a 2,800 word short story by Ray Jaxome.
A Lesser Hero
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely. And superpowers distort perception. But even superheroes need help sometimes. When things go bad,who ya gonna call?
Becalmed: A Diving Universe Novella
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Series: Diving Universe. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,510. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mae, chief linguist on the Ivoire, heads a diplomatic mission to Ukhanda. Her handling of relations with the Quurzod lead to a battle that causes the Ivoire’s anacapa drive to malfunction, stranding the ship in foldspace. Mae can’t remember what she did wrong. If she doesn’t recall it, she won’t be able to prevent another disaster.
Lightning: A Machine of Death short story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Liz is a librarian becoming disillusioned with her career. As she navigates another day of apathetic public service, she notices a Machine of Death slip left behind as a bookmark by a patron, labeled "Lightning." Liz doesn't know if the bookmark is a piece of someone's past or a warning for the future. Whose bookmark is it, and does Liz want to meet a doomed patron?
Switch
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jean Mitchell, deep cover agent for the Association, just got her cover blown. Now there's only one option: become someone else entirely by trading bodies with another agent. But the real trouble starts when she starts to fall for that other agent's fiancee...
Downfall
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The United States government has collapsed. The Chinese invade and control the country and the civilians are at their mercy, except for the homespun Militia. This story follows a unit of the Western Region Kentucky Free Militia as they fight for their freedom.