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The Man's Heart
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Just as with his father, the man's time was measured carefully for him before he was the man, or even the boy. And thus every step of life dances on, orchestrated to a set number of heartbeats. The Man's Heart is flash (very short) fiction, and was first released in 2004 in G Wells Taylor's amazing ezine The Wildclown Chronicle.
What a View
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The billboard was leviathan, blotting out the sky. The only thing Meredith had ever loved. And, tapping a rifle thoughtfully against her leg, she was determined to keep her bold advertisement dominating the entire world's view. With violence, if necessary. This short science fiction story can also be enjoyed as part of Cacophony: Collected Short Stories Volume One.
Apex Magazine - Issue 45
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month. This issue features Kate Elliott, Kat Howard, Merrie Haskell, Patricia Wrede, and Sarah Monette.
Fantasy Tales - Three Short Stories by Elle A. Rose
Price: Free! Words: 17,930. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Stories by Elle A. Rose consist of three short stories that will pique both the sci-fi and paranormal reader. Come along as Verick experiences an alternate tradition of Halloween, share a day with Cyrene in the life of a soul collector, and travel through the rabbit hole with Cam and Matt.
Joe Tripician: Obras Seleccionadas, Volumen 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: Spanish. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Historias extrañas e impactantes de la mente retorcida del galardonado director y autor Tripician Joe. Se incluyen los duros cuentos de la depravación, la ciencia ficción extraña e inquietante, guiones apasionantes y sátira social perversa. Traducción realizada por Pablo Martin Agüero de Cuentos Breves.
Heroes Eat Well
Series: The Jake Bonner 'verse, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jake Bonner returns! After the events of EXPERT ASSISTANCE, Jake is comfortable at last. He’s also bored, but that comes to a quick end when he stumble across a damaged starship, a woman hiding out from those who attacked the ship, and her mysterious red box. What is she hiding in the box? What does food have to do with her plight?
Child Soldier of Earth (Rex Pain Space Soldier #0)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
10 years old, rifle in hand, his entire squad dead, the young Rex Pain is having a bad day. A sandstorm strong enough to strip the metal from his space soldier suit has come and with it the enemy. Caught in a rough do or die battle for his life, he must make decisions that will take him through betrayal to a place beyond. Rex Pain starts here. An unmissable addition to this long running series.
Tuméng
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: Italian. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Cavalcare le feroci correnti cosmoidali dell'Impercettibile ed evitare i letali Vortici Spaziali sarà l'unico modo per la missione guidata dall'intrepido capitano Tuméng di raggiungere un pianeta lontano e salvare ancora una volta la vita nella Galassia.
A Christmas to Remember
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the final Vermont story, it’s Christmas and Amber & Jay have gone north once more. When Amber overhears 11 year-old Mary’s Christmas wish, she realizes she has the ability to make one little girl’s holiday wish come true.
Once A Hero, Always A Hero
Price: Free! Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It started out a visit to buy brandy for their bar, but now it’s an adventure. Robin Thase and Viktor Blue were retired from the heroing business. But when armed thugs disrupted their negotiations for some brandy, a chain of events started that led to them having to save an alien world, yet again.
Tempests
Price: Free! Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
An old friend with a terrifying secret suddenly appears in Bradley's life. What has been happening to her, and can it be stopped? 7600 words.
Riley's Rogues: Twilight Zone
Series: Riley's Rogues. Price: Free! Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A Riley Solo Adventure Short Story. Alone on the planet Glister, Logan Riley on a courier mission must stay alive long enough to deliver the package that was entrusted to him. He doesn’t know who, or why, but forces have aligned to stop Riley, at all costs.
Apocalyptic and Dystopian Tales
Series: Celesta's Science Fiction Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Apocalyptic and Dystopian Tales is a collection of fourteen, inspirational short stories: Too Late For Life? Once in a Black Moon Light Speed to Nowhere Green They Came From the Sea Lucy, the P.I. Research Hope The Call White The Carefully Wound Clock Count to Ten World War Four Escaping Darkness
Artificial Intelligence
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
When a supercomputer learns to swear, is it an accident? Find out in this ebook where fiction is often stranger than truth!
Gamin Technology (Terran Chronicles)
Series: Terran Chronicles Journals, Book 1 ยท Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This journal contains Joe’s notes of his discoveries and observations during the Terran’s maiden voyage of exploration to the stars. This journal is not a stand-alone story, but rather a supplementary guide for those that have an understanding of the Gamin and their involvement with Earth. While Joe’s journal answers many questions about these aliens and their technology, it also raises more.
The Sound and the Philpott
Price: Free! Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Memories can be dangerous. They have the power to cast long shadows. They can ensnare the unwary and the desperate. They can trap and hold captive. In that sense, they're a bit like outhouses, which also trap and hold captive. Escape is seldom easy, even with the help of an cybernetic dog and an android call girl.
Fight Smarter
Series: Matriarchies of Muirin, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dana Gavin was painfully aware that he was being groomed for a powerful position in his matriarchal clan despite his gender. He hadn't thought he wanted it until he caught his sisters Gwen and Anwyn bloody from a fight with Anwyn's rival Siobhan. The fight threatened their clan but if Gavin could ride the tides of the confrontation correctly he thought he could save them all from the Delbhana.
Moon Relics
Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alien artefacts were discovered on the Moon during a survey. The purpose of them was surprising, at the very least.
Space Danger! First Sweep (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Set before the events of 'Space Danger! The Deadly Planet of Death!' a viable planet for colonization needs a first sweep to see if there is anything there that might be rather violently annoyed by the intrusion.
Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Circular Orbits
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
Circular orbits are the simplest kind, and some quick and easy calculations will make your science fiction stories involving planets and satellites a lot more credible. Circular motion, in general, can be described without calculus and vectors. All you need is a calculator. (Exponents don't come out right in the online version.)