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Gebeurtenissen op d'Artagnandag
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: Dutch. Published: October 16, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kapitein Arild heeft het niet makkelijk. Zijn boordcomputer Cassiopeia is niet van plan hem te laten ontkomen aan de Interplanetaire Aardse Cultuurdagen. Met laarzen die klemmen in zijn knieholtes, een veer op zijn hoed waar hij van moet niesen en een degen die hem in de weg zit moet Arild zich ook nog eens de invasionisten van het lijf slaan ...
Dragon Rising
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Assigned Special Operations Agent: Jesse Splint Capability: Athletic, deadly in all forms of combat, armed and unarmed. Has one hundred thirty two recorded kills. Code name: Dragon Mission: Discover source of zombie infection and neutralize threat before infection spreads. Use of deadly force with extreme prejudice authorized. Probability of success: less than 10%
Tessa Coyle: Science Police - The Obsolete Prometheus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Science City demands a very special kind of police force. A police force that knows the cutting edge, can cope with the strange and with the heroism and judgement to mete out ethical justice in an ever changing environment. Enter Tessa Coyle, Science Police. A short, pulp story.
Erth
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Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
After global catastrophe, a survivalist culture cobbled together from faded memories has settled amid the crumbling infrastructure of civilisation.
If
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Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What if there was a microchip that could be implanted in your child's head which would generate an imaginary friend for them? What if the friends stayed after the chip was removed? What if you stopped denying that you're intrigued and download the story already?
The After-Hero
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Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
The After-Hero, the guy that's always in the heroes' shadow, twisted by existential woes and sexual perversions, wishing to be a protagonist himself... alas no one writes about him.
Access Restricted
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The year is 2199. In this futuristic time there are civil wars evolving all over the world and even here in North America the United States is no longer united, several states have withdraw led literally from the constitution and due to a major earthquake the entire state of California is now under water. The whole state of Florida is now a highly secured prison. The city of Boston, Massachusetts
LYCCYX Episode 1: The Declaration
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Series: LYCCYX, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Don't miss an Amazon #1 in 2 categories (Dystopian and Colonization Science Fiction). The year is 2065. Earth is overpopulated and our resources, spent. Our last hope is to colonize the moon. Called the Haven Project - an experiment designed to transform the lunar grit into a rich oasis. Unfortunately, in our haste to create a new world we created our worst enemy - LYCCYX
Buck Johnson: Dragon Roundup
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Series: Buck Johnson, Book 5. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A successful dragon drive two months ago should have filled Buck Johnson’s and Skeeter Evans’ pockets. And it did – for a few weeks. Now they’re back to wrangling dragons to recoup their losses, attempting to round up unclaimed dragons in the mountainous Leptok Territory. “Buck Johnson: Dragon Roundup” is a short story (approximately 6,800 words).
Solar Cycle 24
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Price: Free! Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.00 from 1 review)
An Amateur radio operator discovers a signal coming from space where it ought not to be. He and his wife are carried off to a government facility; their every day life turned upside down. Soon they realize that they must get out at all costs as they learn more about Solar Cycle 24.
Frame Story: Seven Stories of Sci Fi & Fantasy, Horror & Humor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the host of the popular "Cheapskates" segment on the Hugo-Award winning podcast "StarShipSofa", "Frame Story" features seven short stories with the rich description and twisted endings of writer Adam Pracht. "Frame Story" was a finalist in the "Stuff You Should Know" podcast Horror Fiction contest.
Beef Stew from Anna Lou
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Price: Free! Words: 17,780. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This Halloween you're invited to dine at Murl's Famous Country Buffet, a place where folks gather to enjoy good food, friendly service, and a warm, down-home atmosphere as the world around them comes to a screaming end. Step right in and let our charming hostess, Anna Lou, find you a seat. We hope you enjoy your meal. It's probably your last.
Hunting Comp.
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A Cautionary Tale of Time Travel. How much fun would it be to hunt a dinosaur with an Enfield rifle?
Mantis
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Price: Free! Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Thrown into the sea, his memory of the last few hours hazy but slowly returning, young Mantis decides he can’t die just yet – not before he has put up a fight and made the regime pay for killing the people he loved. This is the story of how Mantis met Kalaes and how Mantis started his journey with the resistance.
Sense of Wonder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
There are many kinds of mystery, especially on the Moon! Sit down and have a drink with a Lunar rockhound as he tells you his tale: the trials and tribulations and even humiliations he endured just so that he could do tedious, difficult work on Luna. But on the Moon, even an ordinary day of work is extraordinary; and for this Lunar geologist, this day will be the culmination of a lifetime's dream.
The Mother Anthony
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
"The Mother Anthony" (11,300 words, approximately 60 pages in print) tells how young teacher Bess Anthony struggles to protect her students as their damaged starship seeks out a habitable world. Can she teach them to overcome their fears? Can she teach them to survive against long odds? With help from the handsome Lieutenant Masterson, she's going to try her best; but what will it cost them?
Transformations
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Anura Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
If it meant destroying who you are now, could you take the leap of faith, to find out who you might become? Includes "Changing Course" and "Final Words." 5221 words
The Double Crossing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Step5 Transmedia. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Martin Main slips out of his own story and into the mind of his creator, all the rules come undone. At first, Martin just wants to understand who he really is. Soon he has a bigger question: Who made who? What if a player takes over the play…? An inmate takes over the asylum…? The asylum…is the play…is reality? The Double Crossing is a dark-SF story about identity. About 7,200 words.
Memory Song
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man who loves to sing causes a terrible accident, but when he seeks help from a memory-erasure doctor, he uncovers something even worse.
Nazareth (A Dystopian Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A few years after an unspecified apocalyptic event, two wanderers share a chance encounter. With faulty memories and no foreseeable purpose in life, they reflect on the nature of faith and loss at the end of the world. This story is approximately 3000 words. A shorter version of it has previously appeared in The Subtopian Magazine.