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We Fight Together
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Pariah and the other members of Zeta Squad are always ready for a challenge, and with some new additions to their Squad, they're ready to take on the Abominations. But the Abominations are ready this time. They've learned from their past mistakes. And if they're not stopped, first it'll be Africa that falls, and then the rest of the world.
Produit d'appel (Histoire courte)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: French. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Après des retards et des difficultés de dernière minute, le premier vaisseau de colonisation terrien quitte notre planète en direction d'une étoile éloignée. Accompagnez son équipage tandis qu'ils découvrent des apparences trompeuses...
Tot later
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: Dutch. Published: January 14, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Stel dat je in de documenten van je vermiste vader aanwijzingen vindt dat je kunt tijdreizen met je mobieltje? Zou je die kans grijpen?
Harry's Detour
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Series: Galaxy Freight, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Tift Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Harold Purdy wakes in darkness with a throbbing headache, struggling to remember who he is and why he is underground. As his memory returns, he understand the urgency of returning to the Altien cavern before Captain Black finishes the repairs to her spaceship and lifts from the planet, leaving him stranded with employees of the man who ordered his kidnapping.
Pause
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A new weapon - one that freezes its targets in space-time - has a mysterious side effect on Captain John Benjamin of the Raptor's Shadow. Can a cure be found before his world seems to come to a complete stop?
Armchair Scientist
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Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
You have submitted a half-baked theory to the premium magazine Armchair Scientist. This is the terse response. Armchair Scientist first appeared in Analog Science Fiction Science Fact as a Probability Zero story in April 2009.
The Adventures of Eco Enrico
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
With the help of a handful of magical seeds, eight-year-old Enrico Rivera sets out on a mission to clean up the pollution at Suds, Inc. But before Enrico can save the planet (and his dad), he’s got to believe in his own power to make a difference. Join Eco Enrico and his pollution-fighting seed friends as they embark on a global adventure to prevent environmental destruction.
Primer (a zombie short story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Five years ago the monsters arrived & decimated the village. Everyone perished except the children. The young band of survivors have had to fend for themselves ever since, keeping a close eye on the forest where the monsters have receded until the time is right. But children grow up & become adults. That's when the monsters come out of hiding. Around here birthdays are feared not celebrated.
Test Signals
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A deformed researcher is drawn into a DNA piracy scheme. Should he donate his genes to benefit mankind, or battle a corporate monster for ownership of them? “Test Signals” was the lead novella in Analog Science Fiction Science Fact, May 2008, the grandaddy of professional SF magazines.
90 Minutes Above the Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is an antiquated plain-text file wedged lost and tagless for years in the memory banks of the main computer, estimated to be written way back in the mid 2100's. It is a diary of a lonely young man orbiting the moldering ball that is the Earth, himself alone and awake among the Dreamers.
Area 52: Arrival
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Ron Durston is called up for National Service in 1952, all he wants is to be posted somewhere sunny like Tahiti or Weymouth where he can fraternise with the native girls and come home with a medal or two to impress the local girls. Instead he finds himself standing guard in Ass-End, Yorkshire where the winter is cold and the native girl is invisible.
Le Morte d'Arthur
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Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The ship Le Morte d'Arthur has more confirmed kills than any ship in the fleet. Unfortunately, it also has the most crew casualties - both in and out of combat...
The Argument of Constants
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Price: Free! Words: 15,060. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Douglas Adams meets Roger Zelazny. This novelette mixes absurd humor, parallel universes, and romantic drama while managing to ask life's ultimate question: What is a koala doing in a boot? The Argument of Constants won the 2010 Writers of the Future Contest Honorable Mention.
The Plattsmouth II
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The continuing saga of Joan whose dream to captain a starship came true when she became the starship. This is the tale of her first mission with a team of both Humans and quantum people. Joan must learn new skills if she is to save a dying race. her team is as green as she is, but they have the quants to help her, but what do you do when even the quants are cut off?
Waste Land: A Free Sci Fi Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
We fell out of the void toward the planet that Hugo had named Eliot. Its G-class star, Pound, hung like a fiery jewel in the void. I was frozen, and Pound thawed me from an eon's sleep, gossamer arrays drinking in light and heat and literally, though indirectly, warming the frozen sludge of my blood. It brought me back to life. Five thousand others slept on. Eighteen corpses thawed, and bled...
Farewell to Tyrn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Twelve-year-old Belde thought nothing terrifying could happen during the Month of the Sun. Then the cruel wizards known as "The Shapers" knock on her father's door. Belde plunges into a nightmare that carries her and her dinosaur pet Rint across the city, fleeing the Shapers' agents, and into the shocking truth about her life. A new science-fantasy novelette in the land of Ahn-Tarqa.
Have shaker, will time travel The Genevieve Bouteille Chronicles Part 2 – The Hindenburgh Cocktail
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Robert Orr. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
What happens when a 2040's era lady caterer / mixologist stumbles across a mysterious elderly gentleman tinkerer and his time traveling cocktail shaker at a Seattle Steampunk convention? Booze related Hysterical historical tomfoolery ensue, and the origins and recipes for some very nice drinks are the result! Part 2 - The Hindenburg Cocktail
The Rebels of Lower Lorado
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Pulp science fiction of a futuristic war where psychics fight on the battlefields alongside soldiers in powered armor. Check your brain at the cover and enjoy pulp science fiction.
Mistress or Mate - A Gunner Long Case
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Series: The Gunner Long Casefiles, Book 2. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short Story Recommended Ages: 17+ It's like this, you see. Gordon Thelb is a pal of mine. We helped each other out in a mixup on Mezzic a while back and I worked with his uncle a bit before that. Thelb is a standup kid, up and coming space ranger captain, but he's fallen head over heels for some skirt. Apparently a pretty rich skirt, who doesn't appear to do any honest work.
La Rubia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by CV-2 Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Francisca's small settlement of Mexican refugees needed help defending itself from pirates roving the asteroid belt. But what would she do when the only help was offered by a European renegade whose combat robot had destroyed Mexico and killed her son?