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Human Procurement: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Eton has never abducted a human before. What he doesn't know is that Alien Abduction, or Human Procurement as the company calls it, isn't always simple. This story can also be found in the short fiction collection, Symphony of Humanity.
Souls Touched - Reasonable Rates
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1933, C.L. Moore published her most famous short story, Shambleau. This is an homage to that immortal story. When an ancient Earthman arrives back on Mars after decades away, he finds things have changed....more than he could have imagined.
L'ultimo lavoro
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: Italian. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Un killer, una vittima, un imprevisto... "Quando assoldi un sicario per eliminare qualcuno che non conta nulla, è perché quel qualcuno sta per fare il tuo nome..." "Non mi serviva avere motivazioni per sparargli; non mi serviva sapere se fosse giusto o sbagliato. Lui era solo un lavoro. Sono un professionista."
Le Passager Clandestin
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: French. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Les voyages du Funambule Acoustique se poursuivent et ne se ressemblent guère, notre danseur de corde changeant de tempo comme de chaussettes. Il semblerait qu'un clandestin ait bouleversé l'ordre établi, s'étant approprié le cinquième épisode. Dans l'embarras, le funambule en est tenu seul responsable.
Singularity, California: Impressions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the city of Singularity, California, humans co-exist with advanced machines called "helots". Or they will, someday. Early in the city's development, Shell goes to Singularity to visit his old friend Root - but what he finds during his visit is disturbing information that makes Shell concerned for the city's future.
Il Cubo (Racconti di Fantascienza)
You set the price! Words: 2,100. Language: Italian. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Il Racconto "Il Cubo" è il racconto vincitore del primo posto del Concorso indetto da Talemotion nel Febbraio 2013. Sinossi "Torni a casa e ti ritrovi sul tavolo un Cubo nero. Che farai?"
Shock (Wildfire Chronicles Vol. 2)
Series: Wildfire Chronicles, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 12,460. Language: British English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The team had been told it would be a straightforward mission: enter St. Davids, now little more than a ghost town, retrieve the target and return to base. Trouble is, the target is a man named Victor, and it looks like somebody else got to him first. And St. Davids is anything but a ghost town...
Bigfoot War: The Mech Age
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
In the darkest days of the war between mankind and the Sasquatch, as zombies prowled the streets and woods alike, mechs were the last best hope. They held the dead at bay, guarding the fortified walls of the city states and carried the fight to the beasts outside.
Better Stay Dead 1: John's Shout
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In a world where the dead run and bite... they better stay dead! Episode 1: A kid, John, is running to get away from his zombie father. A woman, Luanne, will do anything to survive A police officer, Derek, will try to keep people alive They find that in the land of the dead, you must cover yourself from the living too YOU CAN NOW BUY THE WHOLE ARC ONE : Search for "Better Stay Dead Arc One"
Au Centre De La Terre
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 930. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Les voyages du Funambule Acoustique se poursuivent et ne se ressemblent guère, notre danseur de corde changeant de tempo comme de chaussettes. Après un raccordement de justesse, le voici dans ce quatrième épisode, en visite pour un abrégé d'intra-terrestre et ses inquiétudes au sujet des voisins du dessus.
Rogue Martian Squirrels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: British English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Failed rocket scientist, Doug, suddenly finds himself at the centre of the global effort to land the first man on Mars - all because of an idea he once had about squirrels.
L'Ingénieur Du Son
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: French. Published: December 29, 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. Accueillit par un nain de jardin aux relents digestifs accentués, le funambule obtient une audition d'urgence chez un spécialiste du son pour ce troisième épisode.
Jane 8086 Part Four
Series: Jane 8086. Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Jane gets to taste for the first time when she and Remi go to dinner with Allison and Mark! There are after dinner antics at a nearby nightclub as well when a bunch of guys end up hitting on Jane! Will Jane enjoy the food? Will Remi have enough money for the bill? Will the shadowy strangers finally reveal themselves? Find out in Jane 8086 Part Four!
Cannabis Alienus 'alien dope'
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Be careful what you smoke. L.D. had always been an unapologetic pot-head, but something has gone wrong and he's fallen off the radar. Eric returns home for what he thinks is going to be a simple intervention, but turns into... something else. "Cannabis alienus ‘alien dope’" is a speculative fiction, and is also in the collection "Still Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Gravity Well
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short science fiction story, doing the right thing is harder than doing things right.
Hit Points: Gettysburg Generals
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Hit Points: Gettysburg Generals is a short story about General Grant and General Sherman who must take out the Gray team. To do it they'll need to use plasma rifles, precious drops from previous kills and manage a healthy amount of respawning. Not to mention the fact that they'll need to do something that is almost impossible: work together.
Toreador - Projet Bradbury, #19
Series: Projet Bradbury, Book 19. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: French. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cristo est un gladiateur d'un genre un peu particulier : il combat des robots d'abord destinés à la casse, puis réparés pour être transformés en machines de guerre. Cristo est une légende parmi les champions de la Ligue : dans ses veines coule le sang de ses ancêtres, qui ont eux aussi bravé leur peur pour fouler le sable de l'arène, des siècles plus tôt. De là est né son surnom : le Toreador.
The One Minute Manager King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
This is a short story which teaches management lessons. The story has dragon, talking animals and magic. The prime readers of the story are children.
The Sanctuary Of Slumber
Price: Free! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is not a happy tale. Be forewarned, if you want a happy ending, do not read; if you are looking for a feel-good story, pass this one up; if you seek a heart warming tale, move along move along, there is nothing here for you to see. This is a tale of woe, unadulterated, unwavering anguish. Enter at your own risk and do not forget gentle reader; you have been warned.
Le Trou De Babel
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 970. Language: French. Published: December 25, 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. Dans ce deuxième épisode, le funambule, en proie aux discours parsemés d'éclairs d'un vieux grec antique, apprend que la base de la communication n'est qu'un vide à combler.