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Opting Out: A Story of the Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the near future, and due to easier availability of alternative energy, fossil fuels are becoming outlawed. Fleeing south along the coastal highway from state government threats to confiscate the gasoline-fueled camper-van he lives in, a homeless man comes across a seemingly-idyllic communal refuge for homeless people set up by a philanthropic dot-com billionaire.
Professor Challenger And The Creature From The Aether
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Professor Challenger is a genius, as all agree, including, most definitely, the professor himself. But when he designs and builds a portal to another world, and then invites his friends to use it with him, perhaps, at long last, he has taken on more than even he can handle?
Akila
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: Spanish. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Un enigmático aristócrata, una nueva raza emergente, el poder de un imperio y la latente posibilidad de la vida eterna otorgada por una extraña fórmula, se fusionan en el planeta Ákila. Donde lo imposible se convierte en una ciencia…
Les HERmETIQUES
Price: Free! Words: 6,740. Language: French. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Les statistiques sont parvenues, en cette fin de vingt et unième siécle, à classer chaque être humain dans un groupe homogène. Les 116 groupes ainsi crées permettent de prévoir et manipuler les agissements de chacun. Mais c'était sans compter sur le besoin naturel de chaos de l'homme car si la nature n'aime pas le vide, elle n'est pas plus friante d'ordre...
Time Is of the Essence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a portal to the past becomes a mortal danger, who are you going to call? Why, maintenance, of course!
Magnet: Marauder
Series: Lacuna · Magnet, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
My name is Mike “Magnet” Williams. I’m a lot of things: fighter pilot. Ugly bastard. Lord of all I survey. I fly the F-88 Wasp, although recently I've been doing a stint as a gunner in the Broadsword gunship Piggyback. I was back on Earth on an important mission after a long time in space. Real important. But now Fleet Command have another special mission for me.
Alone
Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 1 review)
A man aimlessly wanders the streets of an empty world until he hears a mysterious voice that leads him through a red door that will help free him from the solitude he desperately hopes to escape.
TO HELL AND BACK
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013 by David Robles. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
When Daniel Mark Jacobs died at just six months, his parents were told the baby would be sent to Hell. Adamant rationalists, they rejected that horrible warning. But so great was the love of Harold Jacobs, the infant's father, that he investigated the shocking claim -- and discovered it was true!
Bride of Fire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013 by eXtasy Books Inc. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A sleeping beauty wakes to find five Fire Bringers waiting for her to choose one as a mate.
Me and the Bank
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's the 1950s, and humanity's most amazing invention has just been created in a barn on Route Eleven. It's going to revolutionize travel, change the world, and open the way to a bright new future--unless someone pushes the wrong button...
Jake's Day
You set the price! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story that I wrote a while ago that revolves around a cup of coffee. I originally wrote this to represent the butterfly effect. We never know what our actions truly cause. This also has a part in the Helena Chronicles, probably in the mid section of the series and takes place in Tech City. If you like Jake's Day check out the "Helena Chronicles Exposure" on amazon.
The Gallifrey Five
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An ancient craft, long forgotten, adrift alone, sending out a distress call. Simply trying to get back home. Imagine it's surprise when it discovers someone from its homeworld. (Doctor Who fanfic, written under creative commons terms)
The Last Reader
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sam lives outside the fence, in an area known as the de-reg zone. Here, there are no schools, no libraries, and very few books. Children must survive in any way they can. One day, trawling through the local rubbish dump, Sam comes across a book. He takes it to the one person he knows who can read - Old Man David. Old Man David will teach him to read - but is he ready to pay the price?
The Black Spot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 910. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a routine shift, one of the miners is exposed to something...different. The company doctor says it's just in his head, and he's right, but that doesn’t mean it’s a good thing. There may be a Workman's Comp claim here… "The Black Spot" is a VERY short (570 word) speculative flash fiction, and is also in the collection "Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Conversations at the Dynamo
Series: Around The Martian Fringe, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Pollux is an engineer at the dynamo, the terraforming center of Mars. Completely alone in the mountain engine and stuck well past the standard length of duty of three months, strange visions begin presenting to him. Are these actual ghosts he is seeing, strange creations from the enormous cosmic engine he attends, or are they madness manifesting?
The Ant Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by C&N Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Digman Marley works for Antman Exterminators. He used to work at the old chemical factory on the hill, before it went out of business. His life is hard, dull and predictable. But something is happening up at the old factory, and the ants he's called to exterminate are acting strangely, and, although he doesn't know it, this week things are going to change forever for Digman Marley.
Aurora
Price: $2.73 USD. Words: 19,660. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by John Daysh. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military


David Hunter understands intelligence in a way no one else can grasp. He has created life…only to see it caged. His life is his work, and his work is Aurora.
Authority
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mars. 2368. Eva Aucoin, sheriff, is already six bodies and zero clues into a murder investigation when the post-human Authority sends one of its agents in search of answers. With the colony's inhabitants in more danger than they ever were from a single murderer, Eva quickly realises she and Authority may be looking for answers to very different questions.
A Time for the Space Dragons to Create Stories in Land, Sea and Sky
You set the price! Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This collection gathers poems and stories created by intergalactic space aliens like Crotonians, Mares, the elusive Space Dragons and more. Each poem and story might be the right kind of weird or the right kind of awesome. It all depends on your taste in literature.
The Rebirth of Heaven
Series: The Society On Da Run. You set the price! Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the 51st issue of The Society On Da Run series. This issue includes poetry, flash fiction and tiny fiction based on the world built in Dragons and Cicadas. Space Dragons and aliens return to shake up your lives! (Comes with a preview of the extremely short prologue from He Knows Where the Dragon Lives, a Thor fan story and half of Sci Fi poetry collection 'A Time for the Space Dragons.')