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The Overlap
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,160. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
CIA experiments with astral projection lead to the development of a program focused on translocation that inadvertently discovers the key to time-travel to the Cretaceous period 130 million years in the past.
Traditional Proposal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Gail knows Danny's going to propose. She's not sure. With the death of her parents and a scholarship opportunity, she feels more like escaping. For a time anyway. The last thing she expects if for him to escape with her. Into orbit. A Redcord Macro-Nano-Engine story by Sean Monaghan, author of Xuento.
Le Cultivateur De La Pauvreté
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: French. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Au fil de ses rencontres, nous accompagnons le Funambule Acoustique dans une odyssée sonochronique, franchissant les galaxies au son des sornettes. Premier épisode de la série, dans lequel le funambule découvre que les idées noires peuvent apprivoiser les épouvantails et que l'humour fait la force.
Wake Vortex
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As captain of a Barris space ship, the last thing Sally King expects is a man overboard emergency. But when some zealous researchers stuff a man in a suit out through a hatch, the whole ship might be compromised. Sally's going to have to push the Blue Needle to the very limits and pray it works out. A Barris space story from the author of The Wreck of the Emerald Sky.
The Cannon and the Voice of the Generations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(Short Story, Science Fiction, Plus a Bonus Story) Blood, death, and redemption. As the enemies of his people close in, one man sets out to build a weapon that no invading army can prevail against. He vows to teach iron to fly. Check out Jamie's website at http://www.jamiemcnabb.com.
Menagerie
Price: Free! Words: 15,100. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Menagerie is the newest pet craze from the Acme Corporation. The robotic animals genetically bind to their owners. Only three easy steps to link: 1) Put a drop of fluid (saliva or blood) in its mouth 2) Wait for 24 hours 3) Tell your dreams and fears to your forever friend. By the way, genetic binding is an imperfect science. 15,000 words, give or take a character or two.
A Chat with Death
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
*Short story* In the final stages of cancer, 31 year old Julie decides to visit the beach for the last time; little does she know that someone would be there waiting for her---waiting to escort her to the other side.
Greed
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The story of one man's greed, a random accident, and the consequences
Untitled Bruce Lee/Phil Dick Project
Series: 666ties, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
1966. Phil Dick does drugs, but not at work. Except sometimes. Phil Dick hates computer games, but he makes them for a job. Phil Dick hates the Beatles, but got on the backstage list for their show at Candlestick Park. Phil Dick hates Bruce Lee, but he has to make it through dinner with that preening rock star. Phil Dick has a lot of harsh judgments about everybody else.
A Rollicking Band of Pirates We
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Onboard the good airship Invincible, our dashing heroes are attacked by dastardly pirates. Unbeknownst to the aforementioned pirates, however, the airship Invincible has been modified by Herr Nicola Tesla himself. Huzzah!
Stone Soldier
Series: Shadow Detachment. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A supersoldier fights communists, a Chinese wizard and a monster in 1962 Laos
Sudden Death
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
They framed him ... to save him? Ramirez came home from work to a beer, a sit-com, and the messy corpse of his neighbor. Dead in his shower. Killed by a distinctive kitchen knife. With the evidence mounting against him, Ramirez flees the Bay Area and runs straight into a web of conspiracy and counter-conspiracy. How can Ramirez overcome the goals and philosophies of groups that manipulate society?
Apex Magazine - Issue 55
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, 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 the first Tuesday of every month.
Reborn to Endless Night: Fragments from the Life of Anu Vijara
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Calcutta, 1883. When Anu Vijara enters an opium den, trying to quell his craving, he happens upon Arthur Pennington, a weary Englishman. Their chance encounter creates a dilemma Anu never anticipated, forcing him to confront both his long, torturous past and his current predicament. Arthur will learn about humanity's hidden history, knowledge that will alter his future. If he has one.
Apex Magazine - Issue 54
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, 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 the first Tuesday of every month.
The Pragmatic Hitchhiker
Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
The acrobat's odyssey carries on as he discovers throughout his encounters and his own feedback, a sound progression to mind. Speed-spacing on the on the Stellar Expressway, the Acoustic Funambulist finds himself in the midst of psychedelic delusions from a self-boarded Freaknik in this fifth episode of the series.
Management Decision
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.00 from 1 review)
Delightfully humorous, Twilight Zonish SCIENCE FICTION by Norman E. Morrison with a devilishly quirky twist. One in the Cowchip Alabama series of fine stories and books. Rated PG, and Darwin approved.A short book with a monstrous secret about management. (Never show this book to the boss!)
Choices
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.00 from 1 review)
One man holds the fate of the human race in his hands, all he has to do is make the right choice.
O Homem Pós-Histórico
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
O mundo, tal qual conhecemos, não mais existe. Há apenas um homem diante de uma assombrosa descoberta, enveredando-se na intrigante busca pelo conhecimento. Um sujeito solitário, desenraigado e oprimido por sua condição humana: este é o Homem Pós-Histórico.
The Deathstream Racers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Cat’s Eye is one of Gaia’s best moves when it comes to racing in the Deathstream. So when Ben Holloway tries to take it from her, Gaia’s forced to rethink who her heroes really are.