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The Lucids of the Permafrost Society
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Someone said "life is but a dream." But can the ability to control your dreams be bred into you? Find out how far one man would go to achieve his dream in this sci-fi short.
Keepers of the Tallath
Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It has been over seven years since the passing of Darren Blake's grandfather, but a call from the executor of his will after Darren's twenty fifth birthday produces one final keepsake from Grandpa Donald. The box given to Darren looks plain enough, but leaves him with one burning question: what is inside?
Atomic Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
At the core of the Industrial Revolution the world is on the verge of extraordinary technological advancements. A new and powerful energy source rises to dethrone the generalized use of steam. In the right hands, the new power source can speed up Mankind’s development but on the wrong hands it can destroy the world.
Pythos (Terran Chronicles)
Series: Terran Chronicles Short Stories, Book 2 ยท Terran Chronicles Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Artemis One and her four man crew have returned to Pythos after a lengthy space mission. The men are stunned when they witness an apocalyptic space battle above their home world. Once the combatants leave, the crew apprehensively contacts ground control. The events following the Gamin occupation, and subsequent battle, have far reaching consequences, changing Pythos and its people forever.
Original Strand
Price: Free! Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
The human race did its best to annihilate itself and certainly went out with a bang. Hundreds of nuclear devices and biological viruses have transformed the earth into a no man’s land. For the isolated moon survivors, biodiversity takes on a whole new meaning. The story is roughly 9 700 words and was originally published in the June edition (2012) of eFiction.
Wrapped in Starlight
Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Freedom to use her power has finally come, but the ball of mist Kiiki is partnered with causes a riot in her new reality.
Better Than Sex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A pair of scientists perform a simple experiment and make not one, but two, earth-shattering discoveries that will transform society as they know it... or will it? It's hard to imagine anything 'better than sex' but this duo found it. Now what?
The Quest for M07
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
This short frame story about three soldiers A19, T13, and S29 searching for the true story about a "Missing Soldier" M07 is set in the mid 21st century. The humans were at war with an army of intergalactic aliens that sought to destroy them for resources. Feedback, please? (comments) thanks
Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,990. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the far future, eons after the demise of Humanity and its far-flung galactic empire, a group of alien archeologists visits Earth to uncover the secret of the dead race’s initial overwhelming success and its ultimate death.
Murphy's Loss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Amanda Murphy accepted the command of a new spaceship that would test Earth’s revolutionary new propulsion system, she didn't bother to ask why she was selected. Until, that is, she learned that her new command would be totally under the control of a computer. The ship moves too fast for human control--what happens if something goes wrong?
Proton: Heroine of Chem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Proton, protector of the innocent and oppressed, roams the world of Chem fighting evil and injustice. But if she can't escape the ambush she has wandered into, all life on Chem will be in peril. An adult story for those who appreciate chemistry.
The Station
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
9,000 years ago, the Earth looked very different. Watchers, angels sent to protect humanity, betrayed the people and their fellow angels, turning human beings into slaves in their quest for power. This is the story of Tammuz, a man who questioned the righteousness of the Watchers.
Far Out! 2
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jack and his partner are now on the trail looking to find the doctor who has been missing for days and may now be dead. Dr. Tim Drew is a professor of unified physics who may have been abducted by a group that wishes to end his career. He must be found soon before possible mind manipulation techniques are used on him to turn his brain into mush.
Escape from the Darkness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ryan Martin is about to embark on a journey into another reality, a very dark reality. Upon going for a short walk to the local convenience store Ryan passes through a portal and into a very dark world for which he desperate to find a way out. Will Ryan Martin escape the darkenss or will he be forever trapped in this realm?
The Secret Power
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Our protagonist at a low point in his life when he acquires a small power. Not a giant super power but a small whiff of something which could give him an advantage over everyone else. But all things come with a price and learning to use his power and deal with the everyday things in life comes with many trials.
The Burial
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
A young man attempts to bury a loved one in a post-apocalyptic world.
The Door
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,600. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The world is dying and there's nothing anyone can do to stop it! The arrogance of the human race has caused catastrophic events throughout our history too many times to count, and now again the disdain for humility (always seen as weakness) and the blatant disrespect for all life has resulted in an irreversible global disaster that cannot be averted. Nothing short of a miracle can save us now!
Nomabduce
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a ransom demand arrives for a planet’s name, the inhabitants realise they can no longer remember it. What will they do to get it back? A 2300 word Science Fiction short story.
Sarah's Queen Anne Bar and Sometime Interplanetary Travel Agency
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Towhee Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Sarah's bar doubles as an interplanetary waystation for visiting aliens. When a cat, a crow and a four-foot blob of talking green goo walk into the bar, and the gooball informs Sarah and her otherworldly bartender that it needs transportation off Earth right now (or the Earth is doomed -- of course), her only recourse is the emergency portal in the basement. The one she calls "The Vortex of Hell."
Augmented i
Price: Free! Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Augmented by cloning, augmented by virtuality, and changed by embedded electronics.There has to a paradigm shift in our understanding of our egos for the world to move forward; this is one persons’ story and some of the events that forced him to rethink his ideas about his own consciousness.