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Black Box
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Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In 2085, Dr Josef Hanson, and the last survivors of humanity, watch the destruction of Earth from Chronicle; a billion-dollar moon base. Built to preserve world history, its library becomes a symbol of hope for survival. But that’s not all; inside lies a supercomputer known as the Black Box... Not everyone is convinced of hope. Conflicts lead to dire consequences. The world will shatter, again...
The Perspicacity of Soaring Eagle
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After a devastating fireflood the Earth has been newly terraformed. Soaring Eagle, searching for the spirits of his ancestors, finds a frigid island in the far north inhabited by huge bears which are supposed to be docile but have turned savage. Then a woman arrives who is bent on avenging a past wrong. A quest for fulfillment becomes a struggle for survival.
Noah and the Fireflood
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After the Earth's atmosphere ignites and burns and the surface of the Earth is destroyed, with the help of an enigmatic genius called the Time Tiger a young woman travels backward in time in a desperate attempt to save the Earth's fauna from extinction.
Tasting the Forbidden Fruit, or, If This is Hell Then Why is Everyone Smiling?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aliens finally arrive, landing at many locations, wandering about as if tourists, ignoring humans. In the aftermath of their departure cults spring up of devotees awaiting their return. Years later an apostate re-enters one such commune to which his wife has returned, to persuade her to come away with him again. What he encounters is a bizarre, deteriorating culture of unrequited longing.
Generation Gap
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the aftermath of a conflict in which all adults are killed or driven away by their progeny, children and teens roam the streets of a ruined city. When they near the age of 21 they must play the ultimate game, snuff sport, to prevent themselves from becoming hated adults. When a lone grown-up re-enters the city, he is captured and put on trial for his life.
Life After Walden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a future gone over to virtual simulations, a man escapes to Walden Pond, site of Henry David Thoreau's classic "Walden". When a group of friends, thinking him unbalanced, come to bring him home, they are instead one by one pulled into the simple reality of the natural life. Then a relative takes a more violent approach to make them all see reason.
Dark Mirrors: Dystopian Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
These tales offer terrifying glimpses of Earth's future gone wrong. From the author's afterword: "Dark literature is not meant to overwhelm us. It is meant to purge us, to provide catharsis. It is a cleansing and purifying process. We must be aware of the evil within before we can clean it out."
Devlin's Team # 1: Dancer
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Series: Devlin's Team, Book 2 · IWC Science Fiction in Chronological Order · Books Written during NaNoWriMo. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,200. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Devlin is a top agent for the Inner Worlds Council Security force -- a spy in common terms -- and she's not very happy with an assignment to the backwater world of Forest. However, when a top-ranking scientist arrives on world, Devlin thinks she might be able to pick up a little bit more information . . . and that's something the locals fear.
The Game
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,170. Language: Russian. Published: May 28, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Фантастическая повесть о людях грядущего века, живущих в новой для нас цифровой среде. Виртуальность откроет свои двери тем, кто хочет узнать, к чему приведет развитие компьютерных технологий, во что переродится глобальная сеть интернет, и чем станет то, что люди нашего времени привыкли называть словом «игра».
Zombies! Episode 2.8: Hopeless Cases
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Zombies! It's not the end of the world. With events coming to a critical head, Dr. Luco is faced with an impossible deadline. Abby Benjamin, still, recovering from her disheartening battle with ZCF Incorporated gains a new and unexpected patient.
Our Electric God
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 58,780. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Evolution is a well known phenomena, and for the human race, an assurance of our intelligence and dominance. But when Victor accidentally creates the next stage of evolution, linking all human minds together, he finds himself in the center of a philosophical and social maelstrom where themes of life, consciousness, and even the metaphysical are uncomfortably explored.
Smarter (an Ell Donsaii story #2)
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Series: The Ell Donsaii stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Smarter is a near future SciFi/Thriller whose young heroine we learned in "Quicker" has a nerve mutation that makes her a genius and an athletic phenomenon. In grad school, she's now trying to use her quantum theory to create a communication device. Then the PRC kidnaps her to obtain access to her genius - they should have considered how hard it would be to hold someone with her abilities!
The Whispers of Eris
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Series: Chronicles of the Collapse, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,870. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The Whispers of Eris (Chronicles of the Collapse, Book 3) Albertville. It was a place that should not exist in Nathan's world. A city that should have been a small town and which showed none of the ruin and devastation prevalent elsewhere. It was a city from another world, another reality. A city full of dark secrets: Things that denied explanation...
ifs Fantasy Science Fiction
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 39,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A complement of nineteen "ifs" from author Mark Brandon Allen. Divided into eleven short stories, a novelette, two flash fiction nouvelles and five eclectic works of poetry the collection enjoys a sense of fun along with a bit of serious commentary. These "ifs" explore the many facets of the speculative genres including apocalyptic, shapeshifer, gothic, slipstream, anthropomorphic and time travel.
Bonesetter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A "historical fiction" or prehistory account of a boy in a primitive society who learns to "set bones" for others who are injured. In the way of Jean Auel's heroine Ayla, he discovers other primitive technologies including snares and the smoking of meat. His mastery of these skills gradually elevates his position in his society from despised and downtrodden to respected and admired.
Radix
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Series: The Radix Tetrad, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 166,480. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Nebula Award Nominee A saga of a young man's odyssey of self-discovery on an alien Earth 13 centuries in the future. Rich in detail and filled with beings brought to life with intense energy, this strange, beautiful world reveals its secrets as Sumner Kagan changes from an adolescent outcast to a warrior with god-like powers. In the process, we accompany Sumner on an epic and transcendent journey.
Inspector of the Cross
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 84,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Across four millenna, Turtan, our greatest hero, battles to save all humanity from invincible aliens.
Hollow Moon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,290. Language: British English. Published: May 28, 2012 by WyrdStar. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
A kidnapped prince, a school band competition and an electric cat that eats everything in sight! Join intrepid young heroine Ravana O'Brien in a fast-paced and witty science-fiction mystery of interstellar intrigue. As the dark priest of destiny returns from the dead, Ravana and friends find themselves on an incredible planet-hopping adventure into the shady world of politics, music and rebellion!
Aliens Among Us: Gods Who Would Be Men
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 92,480. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by Iris Barratt. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A visionary adventure that engages you on a journey of discovering the profound impact that aliens have had throughout our history and into the present day. A Basque archeologist, Eli Izaguirre, searching for the source of his ancestors, discovers that the Sumerian clay tablets found in Mesopotamia contain information on the origin of mankind. The myths of pre-biblical history are revealed
Aldair, Across The Misty Sea-Book 3
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by Biting Dog Publications. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
His world and ours are the same ...but his lies in the future and seems destined to parallel the history of our own. Where is humanity? What legacy has true mankind left to its manlike descendants that they must relive our past? For Aldair has been forced into the role of a future Magellan, who must travel down the coasts of unmapped continents, facing monsters, winged wizards, and great dangers.