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Starfall: The First Cut
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Price: Free! Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Castaway meets Lost in Space. Exploring the power of information.
M.I.N.D. strike
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A terrorist awakens in Afghanistan with his short term memory erased and his actions guided by a compulsion he neither understands nor can control. What is his purpose, how did he come to be in this war wracked country and why? He will soon find out.
Piecework
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In this chilling, award-nominated tale, a master of modern science fiction lets us glimpse an all-too possible near future when science, economics and individual dignity clash across the most intimate battlefield of all -- pregnancy. Might poor women earn a living by renting out their wombs for industrial "piecework" production of high-end organic machinery?
Awakening (Nuelda Book 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
Anna McKlendle awakens from cryostasis to find her world destroyed. Robots have taken over the planet and humans are thought to be extinct. The mountain complex where she awakens is loosing power. Together with four eccentric robots she races against the clock to save the lives of the remaining children.
Star Sails: Worm Turns
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Series: Star Sails, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Worm Turns is #7 in the Star Sails' series. It's been 12 days. 12 long days since the crew of the SS Falcon left Earth. That means that they're late returning home. 5 days late to be exact, and they were told that they be fired upon if they entered the Solar System late.
The Ten Second Time Traveller
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Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
Extremely short story about the problems with time travel. Recently (October 5th 2012) I was in the pub with Mick Carter discussing short story writing. As the conversation got to what could be achieved with the shortest amount of words, yet be able to still tell a reasonably decent story we decided to set a challenge for ourselves and write a story in around 500 hundred words or less.
Serpents' Teeth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Maggie and Hanna, two researchers, discover a strange city in a cavern beneath the sea. There, they unearth an ancient and deadly mystery involving a sunken, 18th Century French ship. Earth is in jeopardy and so are their lives, for although the lost City of Ys is ancient, alien hybrids may yet live and dwell in its dark depths. And if they do, then here, indeed, "there be monsters." A Novella.
Strange Harvest
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Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A humorous science fiction short story. Exploding tomatoes. Incendiary radishes. Electric potatoes. Something very odd is happening in Drinkwater. Can the town's sole reporter figure it out...before it's too late?
We'll Meet at Urrbrae
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Australia is the unsuspecting test site for an electronmagnetic pulse detonation. Millie is lucky enough to escape Adelaide's CBD which is grinding to a halt after the event. She's heading for a wetland at Urrbrae where her friend arranged to meet her: "If there’s some huge disaster, and everything stops, I’ll wait for you at Urrbae."
Half Full - Half Empty
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Price: Free! Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After crash landing on a frozen planet, the surviving crew of a spaceship must battle a hostile environment and their own frailties. Their one chance for survival - a gruelling two hundred kilometre trek through the icy wastes to an outpost tracking and relay station.
Fate, Wants and Mistakes
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Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Moving through time or moving through space. Can we do both? Could time and space be bridged? It had been tried once before with fatal consequences. Now, over a decade later, Mayne had a chance to try it all again. Hopefully, with a different outcome.
Pain Is So Close To Pleasure
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Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
This is the story “Pain Is So Close To Pleasure”, a short comedy story I wrote several years ago. The story looks at an alien race who has recently come into contact with our own. To learn more about each other, ourselves and the aliens decide to send an exchange student to the others world to spend time there so each race can learn more about the other. Warning: contains swearing
Walking Away from the Past
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Series: Love & the Aliens, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A 'Love & the Aliens' story. Suicide or Murder? Political Espionage? Producers shutting down the film? Aliens, technological breakdowns and more hit Estelle on her last day of doing stunts for her current film. Can she survive it and turn her life around?
Trust
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Series: Love & the Aliens, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A 'Love & the Aliens' story. In Earth’s near future, the Unity, an alliance of aliens, is in power. Gena must keep the human communication system running. The system has other ideas. So does Soukis, an irresistible Catalpan Engineer. Are his ideas part of further takeover or a creative alien idea? And what does he want with her?
The Imagi
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Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story written using a unique style, The Imagi tells the story of humanities development of psychic powers and their first contact with an Alien race.
Beyond Control: Prequel to the Beyond Saga
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,020. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A genetically engineered Assassin, working for the Gemini Corporation, Nadia prepares for her latest job: the “accidental” death of another company’s doctor. But a simple reconnaissance reveals rivals for her job. As she races to intercept them and complete her mission, Nadia finds herself questioning her orders... and her life. Includes a preview of “Beyond Reach.”
Clown World: El Barfo
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Imagine a world. The Imago Mundi is Natasha's personal favorite masterpiece. It has the ability to port inhabitants on Earth to an entirely new planet in a distant galaxy. However, it is also a dangerous toy that should not be left unsupervised. Her apprentice has taken liberties with the device while the static reality on Earth has been breached by a deranged mage. Monday no longer exists.
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Murderous Confidant
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A Short Story: When all of the evidence points at Dr. Watson being a murderer, can Sherlock prove him innocent or is it possible that Watson's own friendship has led him down a dark path? Or could Watson still have a dark path to tread? A Mystery with a little bit of Sci-fi.
Micro relatos de Ciencia-Ficción
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Price: Free! Words: 7,020. Language: Spanish. Published: October 4, 2012 by PÚLPito. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Recopilatorio de relatos breves de ciencia-ficcion de Hank Ware. Incluye: "MacroDownload", "Como asesine al presidente" y "Una version mejorada". Asi mismo la rareza: "Naufrago espacial", aparecida en la "Antologia Trash" y la inedita: "Los cinco pasos de la culpa".
Anabel-Lee
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: Spanish. Published: October 3, 2012 and represented by K-Group. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Después de la Gran Quiebra en el océano nadan tales depredadores como peces “estantes”, compuestos de niveles múltiples, y los mortales “cordones eléctricos”. Al mismo tiempo, en la isla de San Sebastián, un joven de nombre Renaldo está enamorado de la bella Anabel Lee, sin darse cuenta de los trágicos acontecimientos venideros…