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Mudder Stew
Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The world has evolved into a thing Hank Goode hardly recognizes. Witnessing the mudders march in the streets, banging their drums and singing their songs, only increases his sense of alienation. Hank sees that his beloved city is about to leave him behind, but he fails to suspect how ill fortune will force Hank to call the mudders his brothers so that he can accept a bowl of warm, mudder stew.
The Penitent
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jon Worthyman is a flawed but basically good man whose church demands a penance for the sin of adultery. Jon is a Branch Davidian, and worships David Koresh.
On The Plains of Deception
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story by award-winning author Brendan DuBois, about the first man and woman on Mars, who will never return home to Earth.
Plastic Tulips
Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The town of Portis doesn't fault Sophie Carter for gunning down Samantha Tosh in the local grocery store. Knowing that a copy of a younger, more beautiful you walked the streets around your home would drive anyone to murder. Nor was Samantha a person. She was only a synthetic, and Franklin Tosh should've known better than to think a clone could substitute for a human wife.
Glampire
Price: Free! Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
First Contact, Seventies Style! from NYT bestselling author. A fun short story where murder isn’t the only mystery, and our detective’s clothes are far from plain. 1940s Noir meets 1970s Glam. The story begins as a bizarre murder case in an unusual location, but nothing is as it seems. And the fate of an entire civilisation rests on a man with spiky red hair and six-inch platform shoes.
The Final Battle
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An eminent scientist is challenged by a humanoid robot in a verbal combat which lays bare irrationality, inconsistency and senselessness in our lives which we have learned to accept.
Gavin's Big Date
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Twenty-something Gavin gets a more interesting night out than he bargained for when he hits on a girl at a late-night train sushi restaurant.
UFO 1955
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
An escaped prisoner is taken up into a UFO and transformed into a hideous creature designed to harvest humans to be used as food on an alien planet.
The Images of Man
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Haldolen. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
This is a story about a warrior who would, like all super heroes, do whatever it took to defend the woman of his choice from all real or imagined monsters, especially if they came from outer space. Even myth and legend could not stand in the way of doing whatever was necessary to keep her out of the hands of these creatures who were, perhaps, nothing more than the ... Images of Man.
The World That Womb Made
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Haldolen. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A story that came out of a question: "Is blindly conforming better than rebelling against authority?" And what was one man's nightmare was another's damnation. There was no sane escape from W O M B!
A Day For Dying
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Haldolen. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
"A Day For Dying" features a special kind of gladiatorial contest, one which we would not want to participate in!
Leviatán
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: Spanish. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
En las profundidades del Atlántico ha sido descubierta una gigantesca criatura. Su corazón late cada vez con mayor fuerza, augurando un inminente despertar. ¿Está preparado el mundo para lo que se avecina?
Earth Ablaze
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Max and Lorenzo are strangers who have crossed paths under the most dire of circumstances – the need to survive. With the earth nothing more than a wasteland and solar radiation a constant threat, the two of them set out for a place called Hope Cavern, an underground city where people have taken refuge. Making the journey north, however, they realize there is a price to pay for companionship.
Childhood Dreams (A Game of War, Part One)
Price: Free! Words: 17,220. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
'One girl’s journey from innocence to a weekly fight to the death. With aliens, spaceships, romance and kick-ass space battles' A fast paced sci-fi adventure, Childhood Dreams blends dizzying excitement with a whirlpool of emotions to keep you gripped from beginning to end. Like Suzanne Collins? You’ll love this!
Reality Is A Dream
Series: Beyond Realities, 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science has given us many new frontiers but this one is something she did not expect. Aislinn was hired to crunch the numbers and find out just why the project was not working the way it should. They would not tell her just what the project was. The papers kept talking about the subject but the subject was missing, disappeared or something. Could she find the answers they were paying her for and i
Once Upon a Time in Vietnam
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A U.S. Marine captured by the Viet Cong is miraculously rescued after months of hardship and torture.
Going Viral Is Contagious
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story is about a young man who finally creates a viral video. As the world begins to watch his video they all decide to create their own. The entire world is starting to go viral and for most people that means doing extremely dangerous things without thinking about their actions. Do not attempt any of the things described in this story.
Ganglion Trains
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lett's got a delivery to make. Stolen paintings. The cops are on his trail and he's throttling his train up through the artificial synapse network. The tubes are narrowing and the train's coming to pieces around him. Still, he might make it. Ganglion trains includes five science fiction stories - Stone Goddess, To a Pile of Ashes, Vaporize Marineris, Ground-Based Optics and Ganglion Trains.
Corporate Loyalty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Corporate Loyalty is an short pseudo-science adventure a la the 1950’s. Its science is unlikely; its people and their motivations are not. When a leading ‘bug’ researcher is returned to normal size early, he discovers the science which alters his size has a flaw. Can his best friend help him out of the trouble he’s in?
Sing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dirk wants to learn how to sing like the natives, but they have no word for singing nor a concept of it. Until Dirk tries to show a young child her people’s beautiful music. Intrigued, she offers to help—only to discover that teaching Dirk to sing could cost her everything.