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Star Sails: False Gods
Series: Star Sails, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
False Gods is #4 in the Star Sails' series. Jack Stone and the rest of the crew have had enough of alien races especially after losing more than half their crew. Captain Stone has ordered a direct and faster than light trip back to Earth. There will be no stopping under any circumstances.
The Forgiving Execution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Stacey Shields learns the man who murdered her parents twelve years earlier wants the forgiving execution, she must gather up the courage to grant the request. Under this new process, murderer Jim Bird would be transformed into a harmless piece of flesh with an empathic link to her. Forgiving should not be taken lightly.
Charlie's Egg
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012 by Towhee Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Charlie would get into a lot less trouble if he didn't listen to his Egg. Sure, the Eggs said they wanted to help humanity, but Charlie's just seemed to like making mayhem. With Charlie caught in the middle. But when it offers to take him to the moon, what choice does he have? The alternative would probably kill him. Margaret Castle offers a snarky look at a — supposedly — benign alien invasion.
Silent By Night Part 1
Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Sora Takinago is a robot designed by the poor but renowned scientist in in the town of Irabara, Japan. The town is known for science and its vast population of robots. These robots roam the yards and streets and homes all alike in the town Irabara. Sora is anything but your standard robot. In fact Sora is first genetically engineered robot with human DNA.
Blue Pelagic
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a world economy finally gone completely green Captain Lander is on the hunt for one last big catch. However what is it he is actually hunting?
Parasite
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Are you afraid of wasps? What would you do if you had to face your worst fear?
Star Sails: Short Memory
Series: Star Sails, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short Memory is #3 in the Star Sails' series. After a couple of bad starts making initial contact with alien species, especially the Draken, the SS Falcon with Captain Jack Stone and his crew are heading straight back to home. Space might be the Final Frontier but it certainly isn't turning out to be the Friendly Frontier. But what about these Klethren on planet Kleth?
Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
He had taken a chance to be first in line to submit his request. If granted, he would finally obtain his freedom. He wondered when They had taken over. In had been so gradual that no one realized until They were in control. After a while, one simply stopped caring. They were here. They ruled. Bill swiped his IdentiCard, made his request and waited. His answer proved shocking!
Gliese Utopia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
As Earth searched for planets, they came across one orbiting a sun they called Gliese. Messages were sent to Gliese, but unfortunately the recipients had no idea what the communications meant. Twenty year later the spaceship from Gliese appeared in orbit around Earth and began to rebroadcast the message they had received from Earth. W-H-Y-D-O-N-T-Y-O-U-F-U-C-K-I-N-G-H-E-L-P-U-S M-I-K-E
On a Ship Called Mythicus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Mythicus is crewed by creatures of myth and legend, fairytale and urban lore. In this short episode, it and its crew pursue a space pirate until a small team must continue the pursuit on planet. With its firestarter captain and a defense system that takes its nomenclature too literally, this ship is one of a kind. This story is included in An Anthology of Worlds, released in mid-Sep 2012.
Star Yawns Episode 2. By David Williams. Smashwords Edition. Copyright (2012) by David Williams
Series: Star Yawns, Book 2 · Star Yawns, Reflections of the past. Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The captain and three others beam on to a planet and are met by people resembling characters from old TV sows. Before long they find they have been kidnapped by aliens who want to hold them accountable for being a warlike species. In the meantime the remaining crew on the ship must find a way to rescue their crew mates. Cover Image provided by: NASA/JPL-Caltech and The Hubble Heritage Team (STS)
Lady Mechatronic on the Cannibal Island
Series: Lady Mechatronic and the Steampunked Pirates, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Guess who is going to be dinner? The adventures of the steampunked pirates take a turn to the dark side. Can Hartwell lead them all to the light?
Kevin and the Multicolored Infinity Car of Light
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Impossible to describe in a simple blurb this story needs to be read and experienced. Kevin is taken on an extraordinary journey of light and sound when his car decides the universe doesn't have the rules Kevin thought it did. There is no destination, simply a journey of the mind into the fantastical. Enjoy the unending ride as you are ceaselessly pressed into your future.
Star Sails: Scot Free
Series: Star Sails, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Scot Free is #2 in the Star Sails' series: The SS Falcon limps along to the planet Venid. The builders or Venidren are at war with a malevolent species of aliens called the Draken. The Venidren have built powerful androids to fight for their freedom. The Falcon is returning one of these androids back to the builders in the hopes that this small gesture...
Desperation
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A man is trapped on a crashed spaceship surrounded by aliens. Will he escape to safety before they eat him?
Star Sails: Dark Matter
Series: Star Sails, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dark Matter is #1 in the Star Sails' series: Earth's first space ship, the good ship Pax has been sent to the Virgo Cluster to make first contact. Full of humanity's best and brightest engineers, scientist and leaders it is a peaceful mission of exploration. But something has gone terribly wrong.
Star Yawns Episode 1. By David Williams. Smashwords Edition. Copyright (2012) by David Williams
Series: Star Yawns, Book 1 · Star Yawns, The laughing Alien. Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Captain Hemorrhoid and the crew of the VHS encounter an alien called Harrison in the BETA quadrant. They find he is attempting to take over their ship. Join the first episode of the adventures in the BETA quadrant.
Shimmy and Steam - Book 4 - Penny For The Queen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: English. Published: July 26, 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.
Apocalypstick
Price: Free! Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Apocalypstick contains two deliciously dark short stories: Finding Home, a creepy supernatural horror, and Killing Tiffany Hudson, a post-apocalyptic tale of two genetically modified people who must decide the fate of humanity.
West of the Texas Nebula
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by ResAliens Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
While honoring the visiting dignitaries from Tau Ceti, Sol’s Mayor, Wit Thomason, had a heart attack. He spent a good couple of minutes twitching on the floor, soiling his finest suit, right there in front of aliens, citizens, and everybody. It was only a matter of time before some gunslinger made a move to take over the job. If I wanted to save my skin, it was time for me to get out of Dodge.