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First Contact
Price: Free! Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of short stories, dealing mostly with science fiction and fantasy themes. First contact is about making first contact with an alien species. Crucifixion is about a scientific discovery. Jack and Jill is a murder mystery. Heroics is about saving the princess from a rival. Reawakening is about an elf who feels alone. But all of these stories twist from expectations in the end.
The Mist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
It had been many decades later than most had envisaged but, finally, humans were landing on Mars. A global audience excitedly counted down the seconds until the lander touched down on the dusty red planet’s surface. The seven astronauts were soon going about their activities on their first day on Mars - it would be a day humankind would never forget.
The Ice Owl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Set in the same universe as Arkfall (although a totally independent story), The Ice Owl tells a tale capturing that moment when we start to lose our childhood…when we start to realize that our parents and the “grown-ups” are just as flawed as we are...everyone struggling to deal with their own demons.
Ringlands
Price: Free! Words: 12,070. Language: British English. Published: June 24, 2013 by Raxial Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After the suspicious deaths of his online friends, George Kaplan, an Internet activist, suspects his own life is also in danger and has no choice but to go on the run. Can he survive the seemingly relentless pursuit of the man he knows as ‘Glasses’, a tireless hunter with a murder mission and advanced technology at his disposal?
The Loving Confines
Series: The Rise of the Totalitarians, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A guilt-haunted teenage girl visits a therapist in a future society where everything, it is claimed, is better than ever.
The Enigma
Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Set as a story being told after the Apocalypse. Riona, a girl, born and raised on Earth is faced with part of her destiny that she dare not accept, especially since it is revealed to her after the end of human civilization with only a small number left alive.
Wolkenbruch
Price: Free! Words: 6,800. Language: German. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
“Wolkenbruch” ist eine futuristische Erzählung der Liebesbeziehung zweier junger Menschen in einer vom Internetanbieter CloudNet dominierten Welt. Um dem Diktat des Netzwerkes zu entkommen, kontaktiert der Held der Erzählung einen berüchtigten Hacker - eine Tat die sein Leben unwiderruflich aus der Bahn wirft.
Dandeleão
Price: Free! Words: 8,340. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.00 from 1 review)
Quando o balão de Filipe é atacado por piratas, longe está ele de adivinhar que irá ser salvo pelos tripulantes de Dandeleão,uma enorme cidade voadora capitaneada por Dom Miguel Faria. Deslumbrando pela maravilha de engenharia, Filipe vai mergulhando no dia a dia da nave sem suspeitar do seu tenebroso segredo.
Rain of Tears
Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 22. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,020. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Needing help to free her creation, Rain turns to an agricultural specialist who has more than furrows on his mind.
Marty Fisk
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
It was the usual day in school until Marty saw something that put him in terrible danger.
Dreads
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
One morning, she wakes up. She follows her normal routine. On a regular commute, a crater opens up. As weeks pass by, things get weirder. She finds a part of herself she didn't know existed. The monstrous Dreads break free from their cages and she decides, she can stop them. But what can she do? Our hero is just a normal person. Or is she?
Green Blood and Lonely Nights
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
He was a college professor when all of a sudden they were after him. How did they find out? What did they find out?
Gone World: Episode Three (Revenge)
Series: Gone World, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: American English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Viktor Illanov—commander of a base overseeing an occupied American city, or what is left of it—is near the end of his tour. With the rebels taken care off, the U.S. army decimated and in retreat, he looks forward to returning with his wife to St. Petersburg and getting away from the war-torn country.
Androgyne
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
This futuristic short story is set in 2133,after the Greed,after the Collapse,after the Great Dying when the human population has been reduced to less than 500 million and women outnumber men 4 to 1. The only ones capable of reproducing are male androgynes,unique beings who have been modified over 3 generations.A love story set in a challenging time for humankind, with an uncertain future.
Empathising with Spiders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Fortress, a single city state, has held the coalition of Many Nations in a bloody, decades-long, stalemate. Internal revolution has brought about a request for peace. Cassandra, the Empath, is sent to secure this peace but she fears the old ghosts behind those huge walls. Determined to damn the place which killed her sister, she uncovers a secret weapon which could shatter all she holds dear.
Crack of Doom
Series: Debts to Recover, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Sweet-voiced little Mistress Betsy knew her way around whips. Chadrick's favorite BDSM club sometimes hosted visiting Masters and Mistresses. So when Mistress Betsy came in to demo whip skills, Chadrick jumped at the chance to volunteer to serve her. He expected nothing more than a good beating but Mistress Betsy had other ideas in mind.
The Compound
Price: Free! Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Allia Washington watches as another Compound candidate is wheeled to the morgue. Now a new position is open and the first in line is Allia's young son. She knows the program will kill her son, but protecting him will take more than solving why all of the candidates die too soon. She may be forced to do anything to save her son, even if she has to defy the Compound itself. This is a short story.
First and Third
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: British English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First and Third is a rollicking SF short story featuring hijacked robots, uploaded personalities, a digital afterlife and nuclear-powered motorbikes--set on a partially terraformed Mars.
The Remedy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
This Bradbury Award-winner asks, "How do you cure creativity?"
Interrogation (A Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Vincent Malick takes great pleasure in something terrible: Killing. He's good at it, and gets paid well. But his newest job is a little different, and things are about to spiral out of his control. Soon he will discover the awful truth that what he sees is only the surface of something much more dreadful.