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The Traveller
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Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Short piece of sci-fi following the idea of alternate realities
Fe2O3
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The mysterious ship came from the stars. Invulnerable to human weapons, the metal creatures swarmed across Africa. Could anything stop them? Could Earth be saved? This story first appeared in the September 2001 edition of ALTERNATE REALITIES.
Precious Things
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Sydnie Unfound, one of the Pelted gengineered by humans in centuries past, came to Earth to discover herself. She hasn't had any luck yet. But on a fateful day during the winter holidays, her luck starts to turn when she meets an unexpected fellow seeker.... a short story of the Pelted.
No Battle Fought
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Series: No Glory Sought, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,190. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Does war have a purpose? Or is it all just a meaningless blood-drenched spasm? When you're outfitted with thermonuclear weapons and you and your squadronmates are giving all you have just to stay alive in the same sky with the enemy, when you're a seventeen-year-old naval officer who doesn't expect to survive another hour, how can you not ask?
No Oath Sworn
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Series: No Glory Sought, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,030. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Is War What Makes Us Human? Tommy Longo was just fifteen when his brain was removed so that he could become a superfighter pilot. What does war mean, anyway? What sense can be made of it, and what purpose does it serve? For that matter, what can war mean to the no-longer-quite-human? And perhaps most important of all… Can young Thomas survive it?
Hardwired
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,150. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Earth lies prostrate beneath the lash of the Orbital powers, and Earth’s Balkanized nations have no choice but to let the Orbitals plunder their remaining wealth. But now, if the criminal underworld and the guerilla underground can join forces, there is a chance to shift the balance of power. . .
Shadow Unit 10
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Contains “Uniform” by Elizabeth Bear, Emma Bull, and Leah Bobet, “Ligature” by Elizabeth Bear, featuring Emma Bull, “Wireless Girl” by Emma Bull and Stephen Shipman, and more.
Hal Junior 1: The Secret Signal
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Series: Hal Junior, Book 1 · Hal Spacejock Universe. Price: Free! Words: 28,080. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hal Junior lives aboard a futuristic space station. His mum is chief scientist, his dad cleans air filters and his best mate is Stephen 'Stinky' Binn. As for Hal ... he's a bit of a trouble magnet. He means well, but his wild schemes and crazy plans never turn out as expected! Hal Junior: The Secret Signal features mayhem and laughs, daring and intrigue ... plus a home-made space cannon!
Shadow Unit 9
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,800. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Always Crashing In The Same Car” by Will Shetterly, “Spell 81A” by Amanda Downum and Elizabeth Bear, and “Closet Monster” by Leah Bobet.
Shadow Unit 8
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,860. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Contains “The Unicorn Evils” by Emma Bull and Elizabeth Bear, “Basilisk Hunt” by Emma Bull and Holly Black, and more.
Uncrossed Paths
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Series: War of Order and Chaos, Short Story Collection. Price: Free! Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Years before they would be called upon to save the world, a baby girl was adopted by a master magician, a spy hunter found and lost the love of his life, a girl saved the one she cared about most from a demon, and a detective failed to save the one most important to him.
Gone Green
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You set the price! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What does a blade-wielding, motorcycle-riding, zombie-killer want? Find out in this post-apocalyptic story of college professors, green brains, and sweet, fizzy soda pop!
Hal Spacejock 4: No Free Lunch
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Series: Hal Spacejock, Book 4 · Hal Spacejock Universe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,420. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Hal Spacejock is a loner, struggling to make his way in a huge, uncaring galaxy. His occasional brushes with the law have left him wary and suspicious of authority. The Peace Force is a proud and dedicated body of humans and robots who work together to solve crimes and keep the Galaxy safe. Now, one of them desperately needs the other.
Hal Spacejock 3: Just Desserts
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Series: Hal Spacejock, Book 3 · Hal Spacejock Universe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,700. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Planet Cathua has to go cap in hand to neighbouring systems, haggling and bartering for the very robots they used to be so famous for. One Cathuan patriot is determined to reverse this embarrassing situation. Trust Hal Spacejock to land in the middle of his sinister plot ...
Something Borrowed, Something Doomed
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Best Virginia wildshiners make bioengineering seem like magic, whipping up incredible hybrid creatures and exotic environments straight out of a fairy tale. But the prank-loving genebillies take it too far when they start out wrecking a wedding and end up triggering the apocalypse—unless the bride, Vicky Dozen, can use her wildshiner skills to weave together what the nuts have torn asunder.
In the Cauldron
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
I like to live. I'm funny that way. I must convince the other passengers to stay with the ship and get the engines running. Before we lose all power. Before the drifting ship makes a fatal encounter with a pulsar jet. Before time runs out. A suspense science fiction short story. This edition includes the complete BONUS story, "Spires"
Man's First Enemy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This short story is the reciprocal of The Hunters. Carnivorous dinosaurs find time-travelling humans whose electronic defenses are inadvertently shut down. This is the story of what happens - from the dinosaurs' point-of-view. This short story was first published in SPACEWAY magazine in February of 2000.
Portal GlaD
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Portal fan fiction. GlaDos befriends a mouse.
Earth Rise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,500. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Earth Rise covers the long, tortuous path taken by the races of the Earth to climb out of the mud, scrape, crawl and drag our way “one small step” at a time and join the glorious community of galactic civilization -- in essence, to reach the stars. The three novellas Wrench and Claw, Honor Bound Honor Born, and First Mars strive to highlight the science that will take us to the stars.
Shadow Unit 7
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,170. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“Smoke & Mirrors” by Elizabeth Bear, “Not Alone” by Holly Black, Elizabeth Bear, Emma Bull, & Chelsea Polk, and more.