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The Unreliability of the Mature Mind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's frustrating to deal with the inconsistencies of dementia and it's effects on maturing minds, but what if our defense against a future invader depended on that unreliability. Read “The Unreliability of the Mature Mind.” "The Unreliability of the Mature Mind" is a short, speculative fiction, and is also available in the collection “Still Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND.”
iWitness
Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Flash Fiction science fiction. Told in first person, a woman runs through streets filled with sentinel cyborgs. She struggles to cope with the recent invasion and a long forgotten memory.
Life in 2012
Price: Free! Words: 450. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
God, how I miss looking forward to the 2012 Apocalypse. Here's a poem I wrote in late 2012 expressing my eagerness for a change, be it good or bad.
Range of Mercy
Price: Free! Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Timbercreek Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(2.00 from 1 review)
Charlie disguised herself as a boy, but Thomas knew the truth, and though it put them all in danger, he kept her secret from the others. She didn’t stand a chance against the schemes of the self-appointed leader, Jonas Bannon, if he ever figured out the truth. Doing the right thing didn’t make Thomas a hero. But it did keep him human, and it did put him in range of mercy.
Walk a Mile
Price: Free! Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Sometimes a kiss is more than a kiss. When Ronnie Clark gets out of her father's broken down pickup truck, Mike Parker thinks it's his lucky night. Soon enough he realizes that Ronnie Clark isn't who she seems to be. All Mike ever wanted was for the prettiest girl in town to notice him, but now that she has, nothing will ever be the same for Mike, not his home, not his job, not even Mike himself.
Repair
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lucille Kronk, a designer, and Presley, a printer repair technician, meet in a future where internet communication can replace all physical relationships.
Xandra
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Snow Flower Enterprises - Ann Snizek. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Xandra thought of home as a safe place until the Sanctorum showed up. Now home is the most dangerous place she could be, but she has nowhere else to go.
Flash Virus: Episode Four
Series: Flash Virus, Episode Four. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,240. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
This the story of the end of the world - as told by a teenager. Things are really beginning to heat up in Briar's school. Captain Albino's kid-programming sessions are underway. Under the blue light Briar is transformed physically. Under the yellow light Briar is transformed mentally. But it isn't until Captain Albino takes Briar to the burning barrel that things REALLY begin to heat up.
Tales From The Scrapbox
Price: Free! Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story collection that travels from the depths of space to the realms of fantasy. Young and New Adults struggle against inner demons, outer hardships, and seek to defeat the darkness which surrounds them.
Spaceports & Spidersilk Oct. 2013
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Spaceports & Spidersilk specializes in science fiction and fantasy for children of all ages. This issue features works from Anne E. Johnson, John Grey, Guy Belleranti, and many more.
Quipucamayoc
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: Spanish. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
¿Cuáles eran los verdaderos alcances de la ciencia y tecnología de los incas?
Dr. Cao I Presume? The Blake Hemlock Chronicles
Series: The Blake Hemlock Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
I’m not one to believe in space myths but there is one that I would have been a fool not to believe. Seyfert and I were sent on a secret mission to acquire a very real technology that is steeped in a century of mystery. The myth of bio-metallics, a little glob of this mercury looking substance can control vehicles or spacecraft remotely. Whoever controls this technology, controls the galaxy.
Episode Two: Final Flight Of The Phaseship Lelantos
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Shit is going down on the phaseship Lelantos as the interdimensional bountyhunter Vel finds his Mark and steps away from his calm. Someone will suffer greatly.
Welcome to Sunrise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What would you do if your world collapsed? If the power went off, the supermarket shelves were bare and your water supply dried up? For Katie and her family the answer was simple: survive. Fifty years on, the community of Sunrise holds a yearly Remembrance Talk to ensure their history is never forgotten. As its oldest citizen, Katie is the one who explains the trials and tribulations they faced.
Fırsatları Ayarlama Enstitüsü
You set the price! Words: 2,010. Language: Turkish. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Yakın gelecekte, teknolojinin egemen olduğu bir şehirde çaresizce iş arayan bir gencin öyküsü. Arayan mevlasını da bulur, belasını da.
Poisoned Bluestripe & The Machine and Her Mahout
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
Two hard science fiction short stories about the perils of colonization. In Poisoned Bluestripe, an idealistic investigator tries to prove a colonial culture innocent of genocide. The Machine and Her Mahout, a semi-finalist for the Writers of the Future contest, deals with the enduring love between a man and his sentient mining machine.
Lottery of Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
War is hell, according to William Tecumseh Sherman. That was then. Now, war is a game played by established rules, by mutual agreement, by gentlemen, and only when all other means of problem resolution have failed. Suffering, real human misery, can be reduced or even eliminated when war is kept within boundaries. War is a much more attractive prospect in this satirical look at war in the future.
The Warning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The alien world of Fesquay will soon come under attack. Should President Kunan Slaan warn the aliens or not? His career, as well as the fate of the planet, is at stake. Indigo Pavun Kiro arrives in Zurich to stage an assault on The Society, but he has no idea what to expect when he gives the order to move out. What if The Society has more tricks left up its sleeve?
The Society
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The mysterious prime mover behind many of the world's events is revealed as the Society for Social Advancement. Kenneth, Savannah and Unquill will seek to discover the Society's true motives in the 73rd century. To do so, Unquill must come face to face with his own tragic past, while Hinjo Junta, the man future history says will destroy the whole of humanity, makes his first appearance.
The Voodoo Project
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rebekah uses her Sight to fight for good. She works for the Voodoo Project, although her work involves psy ops, not voodoo. She fears retirement and a normal life. So she keeps working, going on missions, never knowing when her next mission will be her last. Because she can see anyone’s future—except her own.