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Welcome To The Future by Edward M. Grant
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Banchixi Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
No-one expects to find alien life in NGC 2419. But when the first probes encounter a dirty, industrial planet somewhere no human is known to have been, the race is on to be the first to welcome its inhabitants into the galactic community. Will it be two poker-playing starships, or The Future, for whom pretension is a vocation, not just a way of life? A 5,500 word science fiction short story.
Date From Hell: A Dwarves in Space Short by Sabrina Zbasnik
Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story from my Fantasy in Space series.The elven assassin, Taliesin, is set up on a blind date with the female embodiment of every romcom heroine cliche one can think of. Will he escape with his pride and limbs intact?
The Rebellion: Children of Two Futures Part 6 by G. J. Winters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,050. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The Society has been destroyed, but Tsumetai has not given up. Remaining agents of the Society have been found in the city of Hong Kong. Savannah and Kenneth are tasked to stop the rebellion brewing in Hong Kong. Time is of the essence and they have to act fast. They only have two days before their 14-days limit last in the 73rd century last. Or else, they will never be able to go back home.
A Portrait of Tragedy (Chapter 3) by J Niessen
Series: A Portrait of Tragedy, Chapter 3. Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
Lace is an emergency responder to a world periled by tribulations, and understands the harsh situation he’ll be transported into when leaving his future era of New Millennium. An approaching monster, mechanical in design, is the cause of horrendous earthquakes in a major downtown metropolis. The violent tremors Lace runs from are a mere glimpse into this creation’s full destructive capabilities.
A Portrait of Tragedy (Chapter 5) by J Niessen
Series: A Portrait of Tragedy, Chapter 5. Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
To solve the disappearance of his fellow teammates, Lace delves into the shadowy world he’s been appointed to visit (as a humble ambassador). In recent dealings his passive work ethics have slipped. His employer waits to address these uncharacteristic issues, as Lace returns to his own era to face the most powerful ruler of all.
Marshall: A Short Story by Jamie Fade
Price: Free! Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marshall, a former gang member and new father is struggling to make ends meet with the love of his life Sarah. After he's fired from his a job an opportunity to make some extra money surfaces when he meets an old friend, the only problem is that it involve's stealing money from a Government program. When things take a turn for the worst Marshall is faced with a life-changing decision.
Brecha Bendita by Rayel G. C. Barroso
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Em Brecha Bendita a existência de um homem é afetada de maneira fantástica revelando os múltiplos universos paralelos que nos cercam. Prepare-se para um conto intrigante, capaz de, em poucos minutos, despertar questionamentos sobre o mundo como o conhecemos. Conto da coleção - Te conto por um conto.
Tales from Omega Station: Belly of the Beast by K.G. McAbee
Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
If you were a clone grown for spare parts, kept in a cage for experimentation, how would you feel? Accept your fate and be happy you're helping the 'real' person whose DNA you share? No; I didn't think so...
The Fourth Strike by Richard Alan Dickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Doyle Hunter received his third strike, he expected life in prison. He expected to disappear from society forever. He expected that they'd lock the door and throw away the key. He did not expect to be hauled out to some secret trial to see if they shouldn't just execute him, instead... and he certainly didn't expect the alien.
The Fifth Di... December 2013 by J Alan Erwine
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Fifth Di... features some of the best science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. In this issue: H. David Blalock, Myke Edwards, David C. Kopaska-Merkel, Francis W. Alexander, John Grey, and Rebecca Melanie Sunquist.
Little Boy Found by Mark Lord
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alone in space, one little boy is a long way from home. He is the sole survivor of a damaged Kesian spaceship. The Kes believe in the power of magic to navigate the stars and are in a bitter war against a rival civilization who use the power of Artificial Intelligence to guide their ships. When Captain Paddy Smith rescues the boy, little does he know what he has found.
Jane 8086 Part Three by Richard X. Ellison
Series: Jane 8086. Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It's finally time for Jane to go outside! Remi soon realises that showing her the ropes is not as easy as he thought it would be when they find themselves in one hilarious scenario after another. Allison is back as well...and this time with an offer that can't be refused! And, a mysterious presence, yet to reveal themselves, seems to be tracking Jane.
Ufo by Will Lemen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A mildly cerebral, science fiction thriller about a teen obsessed with interstellar space travel, who finds more than he bargained for, when during one of his nightly vigils, he finds himself face to face with the spearhead of an invading race from another galaxy. His quick thinking and resourcefulness, brings his encounter, to an unexpected, yet satisfactory conclusion.
Tales from Omega Station: Extraction by K.G. McAbee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Tau is imprisoned within the Consolidated Guard complex on the Rock. Escape is impossible--unless you're a hacker Halsan with a prosthetic arm and a pirate with a history of mayhem and murder...
Falling to Pieces by Esther Spurrill Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A man tries to deal with the horror of a zombie outbreak. "Jerome held his breath, pressing up against the side of the deserted building, praying to whoever or whatever might be listening that he wouldn’t be seen, wouldn’t be heard. Groaning and shuffling reached his ears, heralding the approach of the hordes of undead."
Tales from Omega Station: Abduction by J. Kirsch
Price: Free! Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What starts out as innocent adventure takes a brutal turn when corporate enemies of Kyrena's father decide to use her as collateral damage. Kyrena gets more than she bargained for, but she meets a guy who just might make the difference...and steal her heart.
The Right Idea by William Mangieri
Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Jimmy left the force to start "Delaney's Investigation Company", he had high hopes, but his ongoing divorce has swallowed his fortune. What would Jimmy do without the city's corruption? That may go away, as candidate Mathews promises to clean up Barnstow; Jimmy isn't sure Mathews has the right idea. Read it and see if you agree. (also in “Broken Down: Detective Jimmy Delaney Collection #1."
Resetting The Clock by Ashley Redden
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alas that mankind’s fundamental question, are we alone, was ever answered at all. To think that such a simple answer to such a seemingly simple, yet in reality unimaginably complex, question could bring complete catastrophe for the children of Earth could not have been foretold. Sometimes, in the most direst of circumstances, the fix can be as devastating as the very problem itself.