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In His Dream He Plummets
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Price: Free! Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A free sci-fi short story involving alternate reality and dark inner-monologue, wrapped in an interesting poetic writing style. (around 8900 words or 15 single-spaced pages)
Aurora Borealis: Heated Arguments
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Heated Arguments:" When the Aurora Borealis is stranded dead in space, it is infiltrated by an old 'acquaintance' of the crew causing all hell to break lose not only on the ship, but also within the Captain. Aurora Borealis is a series of short stories chronicling the journeys of Captain Kahara Rain and her crew.
Aptitude
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the judge offers Lily six weeks on Ellesmere Island helping at a scientific camp over six months in juvenile detention, she takes it. But the days are long in the Arctic and the work is hard, and she wants to go home. Then she finds the artifact and everything changes. A short story by the author of Station OSCX-9.
Steampunk Rat - A Boston Metaphysical Society Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
All that fifteen year old Jonathan Weldsmore wanted to do was design and build steam ships to sail on the high seas. Treated like a poor relation within his own wealthy family, he had little hope of obtaining the future he desperately wanted. That is until he rescued and transformed an injured rat into the mechanism of not only his salvation, but his family’s as well. A YA Steampunk novella.
N-Hance: Use As Directed
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Price: Free! Words: 13,380. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eric is a gamer whose world is falling to pieces. School is a dead-end, his best friend is moving away, and his gaming career is going down in flames. But then he is offered a chance to try N-Hance, an intelligence-boosting drug that could take his mind to new levels. But brain alteration is not without risk. Meet Eric Corvus before he was the Wraithlord, in this mind-altering eBook.
Adversary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
For ten thousand years, the people of the habitats have lived in fear of Adversary, the focus of evil in the solar system. One family, however, has grown to doubt the truth of the old tales. The four of them will challenge evil itself with nothing but a single shuttle and their heretical curiosity...
Orphans of the Celestial Sea, Episode 1
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Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Orphans of the Celestial Sea is a Steampunk serial chronicling the adventures of Tom Cain and his misfit crew as they try to unravel the mysteries surrounding their airship Hecate and the plague of psychosis-inducing Mist which is slowly destroying human civilization.
Harem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
From the minute Tandor sees Nadina tossing colorful leaves gathered from the forest floor, he vows to add her to his harem. His partner Zack is not so certain the decision is a good one. The fact that she can fly on her own, is cause for serious doubt.
Apex Magazine - Issue 41
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Death Walk
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Galactic P.I. Majestic Kane is hired for a simple task, deliver a package, wait for an answer, and return. After surviving a crash on the backwater planet Skalos, he finds himself in real jeopardy, a fight for his very life, against the local deadly beastlike inhabitants, the Gorlots. Kane must get to safety, before his time runs out.
De triëliumrovers van Gaianemo
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: Dutch. Published: October 8, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Triëliummijnbouwer Paltro reist naar de wetteloze planeet Gaianemo om de moord op zijn geliefde Romira te wreken. In de bordelen van Gaianemo stuit hij op een verschrikkelijk complot.
Bannelingen op Troop
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: Dutch. Published: October 8, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nadat hij door zijn muitende bemanning uit zijn schip is gezet, stort Wolter Hazelaar neer op Troop. Maandenlang is hij er alleen, op de twinkelieren na. Tot er opeens een deur verschijnt op het strand ...
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: 570. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 7 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?