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A Visit to the Theatre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Nikki's got a an urgent telex for an easy bounty. Niemann's in town. All she's got to do is find him. The trouble is, Niemann wants to be found. A dieselpunk story by Sean Monaghan, author of Deadstick and Rotations. Includes bonus flash fiction story, The Neuron Thieves. Cover illustration by Ateliersommerland.
My Abstract Life
Price: Free! Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this science fiction short story, a young man learns the value of a father's advice when the simple act of following an attractive young woman into the local library goes rather differently than he'd expected.
Extraction
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A Lokians short story. Fitzpatrick and crew make an attempt to save the Lemylations from a newly discovered alien facility.
Skirmish
Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(3.00 from 1 review)
A Lokians short story. O'Hara and crew fight off some Lokians in a lab during a data recovery mission.
Lighting The Way Home
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Farcical space opera! The story that just lights up! How is it possible for a space ship to run out of fuel?
In the Beginning
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
First contact. For the first time, humans will be meeting members of another intelligent species. One man has a question: why now? The answer will be more surprising than he could have imagined.
The Long Afternoon
Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Things go from bad to worse when diva romance novelist Veronica Harper and her long-suffering personal assistant arrive for a book signing appearance only to discover that they're in the wrong bookstore. After a bizarre encounter with an eccentric fan, Veronica is plunged into a nightmarish world from which she can't seem to escape.
HRAs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Bright, circling lights are seen in the skies around Farnoth. Could this be an encounter of some supernatural or otherworldly kind?
Buck Johnson: The Dragon Drive?
Series: Buck Johnson, Book 2. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This time Buck and Skeeter and Snort are trailing a herd of dragons to Skrintax. If everything goes as planned, they’ll sell the dragons for a good price and finally be able to get off Terul. But things seldom go as planned – especially when dragons are involved.
Mundo Perfecto
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: Spanish. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Historia de ciencia ficción. Rayhan Chalmers, un ingeniero genético, viaja a Sudamérica invitado por su colega Miranda para conocer su proyecto experimental de convivencia humana sin violencia llamado Mundo Perfecto. Allí confirmará sus más oscuros temores de porque Mundo Perfecto es tan perfecto.
Misión: Planeta Rojo
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: Spanish. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Historia de ciencia ficción ambientada en Marte. Las huellas aún latentes de un lejano pasado se convertirán en el obstáculo que le impedirá a la humanidad colonizar (¿o recolonizar?) el Planeta Rojo.
House of the Living
You set the price! Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When scientists stumble across the perfectly preserved body of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, the first question is: How? But as one scientist spends his life studying the extraterrestrial crystals that caused its preservation, his questions become deeper, touching his deepest fears of life and death.
The Weaver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jonathon finds an ally in the Weaver who takes him under his wing and offers him a far better life than any of his previous ones including fabulous wealth and the power to become the King of Earth. On one condition - that he serves only the Weaver. Jonathon also finds his soul mate in Marielle, an exotic beauty with psychic power. They are blissfully happy until the Weaver's true plan emerges.
You Need a Little Work
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sink your teeth into this very short, rather expensive, grimly humorous, and generally horrifying tale for modern times.
Ratcatcher: Day of Rest and Observence
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Ratcatcher Athena returns. This time she explores the city of her birth as she returns to her mundane facade.
A Medical Exam
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
Donald Farber, MD, is a specialist in Mesmor therapy. He hates it, even though it's an effective treatment for neurosis. Now, what should he do about his own neurotic problems?
No Matter the Reality
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » 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
Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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?
The Little Clockwork Mermaid
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(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.