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Intervention
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A dark ugly shape appeared close to Mars, and proceeded to wipe out the mining colonies there. It looked as if Earth would be next, so a probe was sent up to investigate - it disappeared in a puff of dust. The only hope mankind had was to approach the alien vessel undetected - which seemed to be an impossibility. A team of four very brave astronauts undertook the seemingly impossible mission.
The value of memories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jesus Blanco seeks desperately a way out of an ending that seems inevitable, and embarks on what could be his last bid for life. Unknowingly, his actions will help to a chance to preserve our history, what we were once, for much longer than we would have imagined. Would that be enough?
Half Past One
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story with a Twilight Zone of yesteryear feel. A nuclear explosion leaves a group of people scrabbling for survival. How they cope is anything but expected.
The Last Human
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Last Human is a Post-Post-Apocalyptic short fiction story following the life of the last human survivor of the second robot apocalypse. Jay has been wandering aimlessly for ages and passes the time by reflecting on the better days which, sadly, were his days spent in servitude to the robot overlords. This is the story of Jay's struggle to survive with only himself to rely on.
Aurora Borealis: Caught
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Caught:" Immediately following the events in "Heated Arguments," the crew of the Aurora infiltrate a Commi ship in search of answers that may help their Captain. However, the mission leaves them with more questions than answers. Aurora Borealis is a series of short stories chronicling the journeys of Captain Kahara Rain and her crew.
Verbit
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Urban
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the competitive world of news podcasting, a young intern has to work hard to become a good reporter. When it comes time to get a job, however, it quickly becomes clear to one young man that just reporting the news isn't nearly good enough. Soon, his would-be employer will get far more than he bargained for...
A Crack in the Wall
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, a crack in the wall of his apartment leads a man into nightmare.
New Beginnings
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A soldier aboard a generational cruiser orbiting Mars is the only one who can save a small colony on the surface. That's because he's the only one left alive on the ship as it hurtles toward the Martian terrain. Trouble is, the door he needs to get through requires two arms to open - and he only has one... This story earned Honorable Mention in the Writers of the Future contest in 2012.
Loodgieters van de vijfde dimensie
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: Dutch. Published: October 16, 2012 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Als 's ochtends vroeg mensen het huis van elektroverkoper Sinko binnenvallen, komt hij achter de oorzaak van de zwaartekrachtschommelingen die de aarde teisteren. En plotseling is het aan Sinko om de hele wereld te redden...
Gebeurtenissen op d'Artagnandag
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: Dutch. Published: October 16, 2012 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kapitein Arild heeft het niet makkelijk. Zijn boordcomputer Cassiopeia is niet van plan hem te laten ontkomen aan de Interplanetaire Aardse Cultuurdagen. Met laarzen die klemmen in zijn knieholtes, een veer op zijn hoed waar hij van moet niesen en een degen die hem in de weg zit moet Arild zich ook nog eens de invasionisten van het lijf slaan ...
Dragon Rising
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Assigned Special Operations Agent: Jesse Splint Capability: Athletic, deadly in all forms of combat, armed and unarmed. Has one hundred thirty two recorded kills. Code name: Dragon Mission: Discover source of zombie infection and neutralize threat before infection spreads. Use of deadly force with extreme prejudice authorized. Probability of success: less than 10%
Tessa Coyle: Science Police - The Obsolete Prometheus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Science City demands a very special kind of police force. A police force that knows the cutting edge, can cope with the strange and with the heroism and judgement to mete out ethical justice in an ever changing environment. Enter Tessa Coyle, Science Police. A short, pulp story.
Erth
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
After global catastrophe, a survivalist culture cobbled together from faded memories has settled amid the crumbling infrastructure of civilisation.
If
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What if there was a microchip that could be implanted in your child's head which would generate an imaginary friend for them? What if the friends stayed after the chip was removed? What if you stopped denying that you're intrigued and download the story already?
The After-Hero
Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
The After-Hero, the guy that's always in the heroes' shadow, twisted by existential woes and sexual perversions, wishing to be a protagonist himself... alas no one writes about him.
Access Restricted
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The year is 2199. In this futuristic time there are civil wars evolving all over the world and even here in North America the United States is no longer united, several states have withdraw led literally from the constitution and due to a major earthquake the entire state of California is now under water. The whole state of Florida is now a highly secured prison. The city of Boston, Massachusetts
LYCCYX Episode 1: The Declaration
Series: LYCCYX, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Don't miss an Amazon #1 in 2 categories (Dystopian and Colonization Science Fiction). The year is 2065. Earth is overpopulated and our resources, spent. Our last hope is to colonize the moon. Called the Haven Project - an experiment designed to transform the lunar grit into a rich oasis. Unfortunately, in our haste to create a new world we created our worst enemy - LYCCYX
Buck Johnson: Dragon Roundup
Series: Buck Johnson, Book 5. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A successful dragon drive two months ago should have filled Buck Johnson’s and Skeeter Evans’ pockets. And it did – for a few weeks. Now they’re back to wrangling dragons to recoup their losses, attempting to round up unclaimed dragons in the mountainous Leptok Territory. “Buck Johnson: Dragon Roundup” is a short story (approximately 6,800 words).
Solar Cycle 24
Price: Free! Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.00 from 1 review)
An Amateur radio operator discovers a signal coming from space where it ought not to be. He and his wife are carried off to a government facility; their every day life turned upside down. Soon they realize that they must get out at all costs as they learn more about Solar Cycle 24.
Buck Johnson: Dragon Wrangler
Series: Buck Johnson, Book 1. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Buck Johnson, along with his slow-moving and slow-thinking sidekick Skeeter Evans, currently plies his trade as a dragon wrangler on Terul and is busting out a bunch of dracs for the repulsive Terullian Karposh.But when an unruly Red Kraken throws Buck, events take an unexpected turn. “Buck Johnson: Dragon Wrangler” is short story (approximately 4,000 words).