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The G.O.D. Factor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
During one of Monica's shifts, a dormant A.I. wakes up. After years of isolation it is insane and lonely, and truly thinks it is God. It takes over the ship and decides it's time to go bring order to the rest of the universe for the good of humankind. It's up to Monica to try to save her crewmates and known civilization.
The Last Tower
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Frowzy Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Gone are the Wild Things that once roamed the earth and sky. Gone are the caravans that brought news and travelers. All that remains of what used to be are the hardy few who managed to gather in the shadow of the Last Tower. Can those who linger restore what was lost? Or will they, too, quietly fade beneath the midnight sun?
Fallen From the Train
Price: Free! Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by AMMFA Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Carl Weston finds a young man lying unconscious by the train tracks. Who is he? Where did he come from? Carl knows the man can't have got off the train because the trains don't stop anymore ...
Dead Birds
Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, a homeless man takes it upon himself to find out why so many pigeons are turning up without their heads.
The Game
Price: Free! Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
How much of who we are is tied up in what we know? If something wiped our 'knowledge,' or higher education, but left our basic faculties, the ability to speak and to act, would we all be created equal again? In The Game, everything must be learned the hard way. The learning curve is painful. The price of a mistake is a laser bolt through the head. A short story.
Dr. Pak's Preschool
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
What if education could be extended into the womb? Will we get brilliant, well-balanced babies? Monsters? Or a frightening/hopeful combination of both? Chilling and plausible and under option to be made a feature film, "Dr. Pak's Preschool" explores the bright and very dark possibilities when science meddles in the most intimate human act - bearing and delivering a child.
The Vertical Marathon
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The boy had to keep running, had to find a way out of the nightmarish building that had entrapped him for years now, but then he found someone, someone who could use his help in the fight for her life, and maybe, just maybe, help him in the fight for his freedom.
Right Now
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine what could come out with a glimpse of the future. Imagine a life with no past. Would that truly be great?
HELSING: The Brotherhood (Hunter Explorer Loner Supernatural Inquisitor Nomad Guardian)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » General
For over one hundred years, the HELSING Brotherhood has stood watch over humanity’s most vile and unseen adversaries. They call themselves vampires, creatures of the night and rulers of all they surveyed. Most of the world’s population’s oblivious to their dark masters, devious, bloodthirsty, and involved in all facets of the human daily life.
Shimmy and Steam - Book 5 - All Hail The Queen.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Gypsy. An Airship traveling around Europe with five belly dancers onboard, that also happened to spy for Queen Victoria. They are Lady C, Lilly, Gertie, Penny, and Sera.
Texting Death
Price: $1.16 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
A high school senior sends a text to a number claiming to provide messages about impending danger. He unwittingly involves his friends who all receive cryptic messages that at first appear to be just random advice. They soon realize that there is more to these messages than they ever imagined. Can you really trust a text message from Death?
This is a True Story!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
This is a short story from a man who claims this to be the truth! He talks about a ceiling fan being the means of opening up a porthole to another dimension. It consists mostly of a letter that his son wrote just before entering the rift. Is it real? Who knows.
Daybreak
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the eternal battle between light and dark, the time may come when there will be no more daybreak.
Mixed Signals
Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nothing is going Jimmy’s way. Jill had moved to Portland and filed for divorce. Sure, Jimmy should have never gotten that illegal jack, but how was he to know that the Yons would use it to make him kill Eddie? The prosecutor made a deal with the woman responsible, and the whole city thinks he's dirty. Things couldn’t get any worse. Or could they? “Mixed Signals” is the sequel to “In a Flash”.
Ren, The Valaran Chronicles: Prequel 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This short story continues where Parem left off, and chronicles the friendship of Parem and Ren and the events up to the great plague that decimated the town of Redwood.
Pianeti Sotto Vetro
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: Italian. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Una racconto intenso, ricco... forse un po' scioccante per qualcuno ma in fondo, come si usava dire nella Galassia Madre, "Pianeta che vai realtà che trovi".
How I Saved the Cup Final
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: British English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
How do you handle a Cup Final when the two teams come from planets with different conditions? Taw Braley, a socially challenged robotics expert, finds out the hard way in this short piece of SF comedy when his football-crazy girlfriend drags him along because a team from Earth is involved.
Tales from the Underground 1: The City
Series: Tales From The Underground, Serial 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rachael made a small mistake when she chose to have a little fun. Now she’s trapped in the city, a place she’s been warned about her whole life, and running from a gang of thugs who would kill her for being ‘different’. The first in a series of short narratives about a future where society has split into separate groups.
The Eggs of 113
Price: Free! Words: 6,300. Language: British English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A short story celebrating the power of the human imagination in a dystopian future setting. Uldar, a political prisoner, receives a visit from a psychologist, which does not go at all according to the official plan.
Escape the Milky Way
Price: Free! Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Trapped on post-apocalyptic world a boy longs to be with his father and makes a decision that changes his life. He steals a spaceship and starts an adventure along the way he meets many different types of people; thieves, crooks, and con men. These people change his life and help him find his true destiny.