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Dream Taker: The Garden of Eve
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
In an overpopulated world, people retire to dream centers. When the system fails, the only way to wake them is to kill them within that dream. For Dream Taker Randall Faust, a key mission goes horribly wrong when he develops amnesia, but a few missing memories won't keep him from his target... even if he can't be sure he's still in the dream without them.
Aurealis #52
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #52 is edited by Stephen Higgins and Scott Vandervalk. This issue includes a mix of fiction, news and reviews highlighting the best new writing around. Once again, unmissable!
L'Actualité
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: French. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Le lancement d’un nouveau quotidien est toujours un événement. Surtout quand son éditeur se vante qu’un pourcent des informations qu’il contient sont fausses… Une nouvelle inédite d'Antoine Bello, l'auteur des Falsificateurs, des Eclaireurs (Prix France Culture Telerama 2009) et d'Eloge de la pièce manquante.
7:45 Evil Time
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.75 from 4 reviews)
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Reverend Beau and the Devil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Instead of Little Bo Peep, Reverend Beau administers to his flock all over the Solar System...Something is wrong on the Phobos colony, but what is discovered is more than the colonists can comprehend.
Eternal Quest (short story)
Price: Free! Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On its surface, this speculative fiction short story (7,800 words) deals with one man's obsessive quest for knowledge and the devastating price he must pay for the knowledge he ultimately acquires. Beneath the surface, this story is about deep friendships complicated by unrequited love, split loyalties, the interplay of id, ego and superego, and existentialist lessons learned too late in life.
Incursion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A young boy working on his village’s plantation watches as alien craft scream overhead. His first emotion is excitement… until the technologically superior aliens start shooting. He has no choice but to grow up quickly, becoming one of his village’s most trusted defenders.
The Saxophone Player
You set the price! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
He was just another homeless person, but he makes me hear uncanny, lovely music and, when I close my eyes, I see celestial spheres.
Recruiting Drive
Series: Kintaran Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Coli and her sister have gotten their ship out of hock, but without enough crew, the Choosaraf will slide back into debt. They need a Negotiator to help the merchant clanship recover -- and Coli will have to find one on her own, without her sister guarding her back. Previously published in Fantastic Furry Stories #2 and Best in Show, this is a direct sequel to "Spoonfuls of Sugar."
Swan Song
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Galactic P.I. Majestic Kane made a dumb rookie mistake a client paid for it with her life. Filled with anger and guilt, he knows he can’t change what happened but is determined to hold the killers responsible. Kane made a promise, and someone is going to pay.
Charred Earth 1: The House
Series: Charred Earth, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the distant future and Earth appears to be at peace. Into this tranquil world a man from another era wakes up. Upon exploring his surroundings he finds the people to be friendly and helpful. However, he feels a malevolent presence is at work, not only in this new world but he fears also within him. A Novelette of 14,200 words, this is a science fiction story.
The Day Jung Officially Dies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A freak blizzard inhibits the monitoring of governmental controlled human implants, enabling Jung and his father to awake in the night, when they're usually inflicted with sleep. Taking advantage of the rare situation they set out hoping to accomplish something they've longed for.
Fractal
Series: Horizon Station, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Things have been going well on Horizon Station. Ava, Remi, and Vance have begun to turn the abandoned space station that they discovered into their home. But as much as they would like to forget the problems of the worlds and stations, those problems still exist right outside their walls. When pirates attack, they must learn how to survive in a hostile universe.
Unyeilding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012 by Books to Go Now. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A battle for right, a battle for a child. One ship, two enforcers with a conflict of interest. A new exciting action adventure by Shane Ward.
Unfrozen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012 by Books to Go Now. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Isolated from the outside world, New City boasts to be the only pure city – the only society free of the life-prolonging, but often dangerous, Dozer chambers. It is behind these walls that Josie dreams of escape.
Proxima
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
1,600 word science fiction short story. How far can love travel? How long can love last?
The Valley Springs Resort
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,090. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Valley Springs Resort is a place on a distant world where visitors can relax and have a good time. You might not think such a place has much of a story. You’d be wrong, which is why you need to go there. From its founding by a lovable eccentric to its sad-yet-funny end, this novella tells the tale of the Valley Springs Resort.
Armor - A Superhero Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Ever dream of being a superhero? Billy did, and he discovered that being a hero sometimes comes at a great cost.
Tag-Alongs
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It was the vacation of a lifetime - the chance to experience a day in the life of a famous person from history - as a "hitchhiker" inside their mind. What could possibly go wrong?
Ex Machina
Price: Free! Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A scifi short story. Something is seriously wrong with Parvati's baby. When she'd dreamt about the moment she'd meet her daughter, as she had so many times over the past nine months, the last thing she imagined was that it would be half machine...