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Voyage: Embarkation #3 Just a Game
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Price: Free! Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Fuzzy Hedgehog Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Kal discovers a forest — and a rather boring forest at that — instead of the high tech alternate Chicago he expects to visit. Nearly ready to give up and leave, Kal meets Rakan, a young woman with a ferocious violent streak. And just maybe, underneath the many layers of her insanity, lies the truth about her world.
No Matter the Reality
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A few moments with a stranger at a random stop, a sleeve of photographs, a small moment taken for granted with a loved one. Small objects, small moments, all leading to deeply felt change. This is the hub of "No Matter the Reality." This collection of three short science fiction and fantasy stories revolves around the little things. 6000 words
Patriots and Profits: The Prelude to For One's Own Cause
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Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
Fighting insurgents, something Capt. Keith Ridgely has done on a regular basis and has done so with the zeal of any patriotic solider, but after his latest mission in Zimbabwe, he gets reassigned to a place where careers go to die. With his prospects ruined, Ridgely must contemplate whether to remain in the armed forces or take the lucrative offer of becoming a hired gun.
Steve's Savage Safari
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Price: Free! Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
After a nuclear apocalypse you can hide or you can find a way to prosper. That's what hunter "Savage" Steve did. There are plenty of rich survivors who will pay good money to go on a guided hunt for the odd and dangerous beasts that resulted from the cocktail of radiation and chemical weapons. But a safari in the wastes isn't for the fainthearted. How far will you go to get your trophy animal?
One by One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
For Peter, the end of civilization begins quietly with the disappearance of his mother. At the police station he learns that thousands of others have gone mysteriously missing overnight, and that tens of millions more are vanishing daily across the globe. Without explanation humanity finds itself facing its final year on the planet, and it is only then that Peter falls in love.
The Little Clockwork Mermaid
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
From the imagination behind the award-winning Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences series comes a steampunk novella inspired by Hans Christian Andersen. The mermaid Lorelei is the youngest daughter of King Triton, but she has always been drawn to the Above world. Though she is revels in the joys of her tail and the underwater world, she has never felt she belongs there.
101 Blogs
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Price: Free! Words: 22,450. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
101 blogs written from March 29th 2011 (from www.khorumahmed.com), including: BLOGS, CURSES OF TIME, CONTINUMENTAL, PRIME WORLDS, MATTER-FABRIC and OF THINGS TO COME. Hints of plots to come, adventures to witness and journeys to unfold all in the wake of the next Master of Time. Who will take the seat?
Forged In Flame (In Her Name: The First Empress, Book 2)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,720. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Keel-Tath, the child foretold by an ancient prophecy, has grown to be a young warrior in the confines of the Desh-Ka temple, where she has been sheltered by her old friend and mentor Ayan-Dar from the clutches of Syr-Nagath, the Dark Queen. But when Keel-Tath is forced to choose between sanctuary and her honor, she takes matters into her own hands in a world torn by war...
Children of the Stainless Steel God 3: ProtoEsper
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Series: Children of the Stainless Steel God, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,820. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Like a spider in the centre of its web, lies the mighty building of Midgaard Polycorporate, master (by proxy) of all that exists upon the frontier planet of DBL 968. But all of this is about to change, as the teen Esper, Z, has arrived upon Midgaard’s very doorstep, with the intention of challenging the corrupt corporate entities power and rescuing her fellow Espers from Midgaard’s ruthless grip.
Heart of Humanity (Reliance on Citizens Makes Us Great!)
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Series: Reliance on Citizens, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Life in peaceful Mediterra is all eleven year-old diabetic Noah remembers. With a new President of Mediterra, however, the family is forced to leave. Scott Maddock has decided to move his family back to his homeland of Terene where life has supposedly changed for the better. Dropped into the heart of a prejudiced society and becoming the target of the baddest bully at school, Noah isn't so sure.
Unidentified Objects
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 34,570. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Alex O'Malley is a normal 15 year old. She attends Middle School, has friends, family. Everything goes along fine, until she see something she wasn't supposed to see.
The Hole Story
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Series: Novelettes, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This story first appeared in Tales Of The Talisman Volume 5 #2, Autumn 2009. Within an hour of the time Tal wakes up in a strange bed with no memory of who he is, where he is, or how he came to be here on this strange, unknown world, he is being pursued as he climbs endless stairs through featureless fog with Neola, the local teenage girl who took him off the Net and nursed him back to health.
The Unorthodox Eater
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Price: Free! Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Phileas McNeil, the interstellar gourmand, is on a personal quest to eat one of everything there is to eat, but now he has found something he perhaps he just can't stomach. The Ullyean Shrimp - euphoric, orgasmic, but potentially lethal, but that won't stop him, will it? This e-book collects three short strangitudes, along with a detailed annotation.
Watch Out For Warden
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The loss of a treasured friend. An outsider who can't connect with her old life. A view from the inside. A strange indoctrination. A man who only wants to be reunited with his family. Everyday concerns and feelings combine with technology to create five short stories by Jill Potenti where average characters struggle to maintain their identity and sometimes their life.
Bitterness
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Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
On the fifteenth anniversary of the last Nawvlee attack, Toy, a genetically modified wolverine, reflects on how life has been for him.
The Nova Incident
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Haldolen. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In war all sides ultimately draw a line in the sand, daring the enemy to go no further. What happens when the weaker force challenges the stronger one not to cross that line - and its bluff is called?
Revenant Syndrome: 01 Genesis
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Series: Revenant Syndrome, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,850. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Corporal Lucas Wright was in trouble. Held pending an investigation following his last mission, he is forced to relate the events of that mission over and over again. But this last time was different, for his "interviewers" were not the regular military investigators he was used to. As the interview, and his story, unfold, he begins to suspect that there is a lot more going on than he knows...
Grayman Book Two: The Ratings War
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Series: Grayman, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The newly-activated multinational counter-terror force begins global operations, and Mike Ram’s fame grows with every staged act of violence. Initially a stunning success, “Operation: Safe for Democracy” is soon challenged by a new terrorist leader who rises to resist them with a series of devastating attacks.
The Woods
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
There is a certain magic growing up with life-long friends. The charmed existence became almost dream-like with two young boys growing up in a small neighborhood surrounded by an old, dense forest. This is a story of choices, a tale where the wild, romanticized dream-scape of youth intersects the gray world beyond, where fantasy collides and merges with reality.
Emmerette’s Mirror
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story Press Presents Emmerette’s Mirror by Brent Miller Emmerette, an eighteen-year-old girl, is traveling with her brother and parents on one of the last planes to the Remnant Facility, the building in which this feat of technology is to take place. The underlying tension and anxiety of the plane’s other occupants makes her uneasy.