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The Double Crossing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Step5 Transmedia. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
When Martin Main slips out of his own story and into the mind of his creator, all the rules come undone. At first, Martin just wants to understand who he really is. Soon he has a bigger question: Who made who? What if a player takes over the play…? An inmate takes over the asylum…? The asylum…is the play…is reality? The Double Crossing is a dark-SF story about identity. About 7,200 words.
Memory Song
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A man who loves to sing causes a terrible accident, but when he seeks help from a memory-erasure doctor, he uncovers something even worse.
Nazareth (A Dystopian Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A few years after an unspecified apocalyptic event, two wanderers share a chance encounter. With faulty memories and no foreseeable purpose in life, they reflect on the nature of faith and loss at the end of the world. This story is approximately 3000 words. A shorter version of it has previously appeared in The Subtopian Magazine.
The Bones of Texas City
Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 1 review)
A near-future short story. State of Bayou Tracker Rick Edwards knew it wasn't a vagrant he was looking for. But he didn't expect to find someone like her.
Rewind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: Italian. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
La Starweb è sull'orlo del fallimento. Tasse, debiti e burocrazia la stanno uccidendo. Ma Alberto Ferrari ha un'idea geniale. E i conti cominciano a volare. Troppo. Banche, pm e media tentano un nuovo massacro. Presto Alberto raggiungerà quello che non avrebbe mai immaginato. Ma qualcosa non quadra. E quando anche anche il suo sogno d'amore sta per realizzarsi, la realtà di Alberto cambia ancora.
Richard
Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Richard is hopeful when his spaceship crashes on an inhabited planet. But with his friend hurt in the crash, and medical supplies on this planet strangely expensive, hope begins to fade.
The Extralife Chronicles: The Slayer and the Ruin-er
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: American English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Extris is over run by Humans, the Extralife rise up to take back their planet. Maveth Dojanne learns that hatred can sometimes get him what he wants. Avith Runer realizes that past grievances are sometimes better forgotten than remembered. When Murl Graven sets out to make herself the Queen of Earth, the Extralife must intervene...But...it isn't what you think...
Physics for Dogs
Price: Free! Words: 17,880. Language: British English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When Bruno the beagle goes missing after an unfortunate accident, his disappearance is written off as just another mystery. But when he reappears twelve years later without ageing a day, it’s up to his owner to uncover the disturbing truth behind an ancient power nestled beneath the town.
Faith of Crisis
Price: Free! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the raw, terrifying world of a nuclear holocaust, one young woman has a life-altering experience that brings her face to face with the reality of her own existence.
Long Time Passing
Price: Free! Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A short story set in the universe of The Luck of Han'anga. Martin is a man with a grim past he would rather not remember, even after three long centuries. But in a future where history seems about to repeat itself, can he really hide from his darkest memories forever?
In His Dream He Plummets
Price: Free! Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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
Price: Free! Words: 13,380. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(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
Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » 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
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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.