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A LifeTrade Wedding
Series: LifeTrade · Short Stories by Adam Bender. Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Read about the next direction of matchmaking apps – exchanging lives! A reluctant groom leaves his bride at the altar by trading places with a man who wants to be married. A series of testimonials by the wedding party shows how LifeTrade can give everyone a “happily ever after."
Shelter: Zero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This is a lost story from the Heavy Metal Magazine era of the 1980s. Never published, it was written on the other side of the time loop and therefore did not exist, yet. If you are reading this message and Y2K hasn’t arrived, then you might possibly be stuck in said time loop. So enjoy it all over again.
Across Spacetime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,930. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
2651: Humans have colonised most of the Solar System, and have a vast theoretical knowledge of the multiverse. The Martian Branch of the Earth History Institute decides to put that knowledge to use by offering a few lucky students the chance to spend a short while on a different point of the spacetime continuum for research purposes.
Bid the Moon Goodbye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: Australian English. Published: April 7, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Jervis’s son has a melt-down at school, and takes on partial wolf form, it’s just a normal family crisis, but when the nurse warns that anti-Lupine activists have the family’s name on a hit-list, Jervis needs to get them off the moon—and fast. The only question is how—and the only way to find an answer is to find a helpful spacer in the best pizza bar on Lunar One… one with a ship for three.
Mind's Eye
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Mind's Eye: Her crew held her together day by day, scrabbling for a living at the margins of the solar system. Meade would fix everything if she could, her pilot's seat's squeaking on up to the glitchy engines and too small fuel tanks. But Captain Celeste wouldn't spend money on the Mind's Eye. So, sweat dripping, Meade piloted the Mind's Eye for the next big score. If it existed.
The Open Source Woman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Everybody lies—especially when dating. Fortunately, Luke has your back. A self-appointed honesty enforcer, he volunteers at bars using VR optics and data mining in his quest to referee the game of love. He'll keep you honest and send you home happy...if you play fair.
Broken Bottle of Time
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Reinhart burst on the speculative poetry scene fairly recently, and what an explosion of talent! Herein you’ll find a fine mix of sf/f/h and speculative poems. It’s the stuff that makes you squirm or smile or pause to think. His is a mind that takes on all kinds of challenges and serves up some exceptional work such as: rebooting nothing like a tunnel/I do see the light/ it’s flashing
Demon and Emily
Series: Symphony of War. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
My name is Demon. I'm a good boy. I'm a good boy because my human, Emily, tells me so. One day, terrible lightning and thunder comes to Polema, and even more terrible things follow in its wake. Normally when storms come, the humans are not scared and comfort me. This time they are terrified. So now its me who has to be brave. A short story set in the universe of Symphony of War.
International Conference on Healthcare, Applied Science and Engineering: Conference Proceedings
Price: Free! Words: 16,890. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Applied Sciences
Presenters outline their work under the following main themes: chemistry, biology, medicine and pharmaceutics, environmental science, IT.
The Immortals: Anchorage
Series: Symphony of War. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Recruited into the mysterious Synapse Foundation, Nicholas Caddy—still bearing the scars of an interstellar war—is dispatched on his first mission with the Immortals. A passenger liner, the Anchorage, has gone silent. Their task is simple: find the ship, salvage what they can, report what happened. Simple. Simple. Part two of The Immortals series, set in the universe of Symphony of War.
The Immortals: Kronis Valley
Series: Symphony of War. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Victory or death. The oldest warrior’s creed in the galaxy. What about those in the middle? In the dying days of a war against the savage Earthborn, Nicholas Caddy is blasted within an inch of death; his welcome parade is a hospital ward, his sins greater than the killing, the scars on his flesh secondary to the ones in his mind. Part one of The Immortals series, in the world of Symphony of War.
Racers: Apollo's Story
Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Apollo sets out on his most dangerous feat yet; the Tabula Rasa. This lethal race serves as the defining moment of any Racer's career and for Apollo, it would mean more than that. Nuclear powered racing has grown into the world's primary entertainment, with the mighty Tabula Rasa acting as the very elite Championship. Success means all out fame and glory, while failure means loss of everything.
Maze Hunters
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
As we were flying the helicopter began to shake and then a huge like worm hole appeared and the helicopter was then sucked into the worm hole. We saw complete darkness for a few minutes. The darkness started to fade slowly and there was a bright light ahead.
Beamed
You set the price! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The green light takes her through the long corridor of the hospital and she is surprised that she passed beside the nurses and even through the reception without anyone stopping her to ask questions or to go back to her room.
Gdy nadszedł koniec
Price: Free! Words: 5,340. Language: Polish. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Gdy pojawia się zaraza, cywilizacja ulega rozpadowi, a jedynym prawem staje się pierwotna siła, przetrwanie zależy jedynie od kaprysu okrutnego losu. Jaki los czeka samotnego rekonwalescenta? Czy zdoła przeżyć? Czego zażąda świat, w zamian za życie?. Czy nasze człowieczeństwo, to jedynie fasada, która znika, gdy pojawia się godzina próby?
Sage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Yu Maguire lost everything when he turned himself in and went to intergalactic prison, but Amergin Sil, his arresting officer, offers him a second chance at life when Yu’s released. Despite cultural misunderstandings and both their pasts, they come to know each other better than either thought possible.
Tree Row Howl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Agent Carthage has heard rumors about Tanesca; now she will see just how strange it really is.
Fleeting Glimpse
Price: Free! Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Fleeting Glimpse is a collection of three short stories previously published on my blog, now in a free and easily shared format. These brief character portraits explore the unseen frontiers of human space colonization: the Mormon retiree looking for a new promised land, the environmental scientist on a broken planet, and the diplomat who turns his skills to torture.
Grek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Grek is a cook on a spaceship. A very bad cook. Grek is also one of the last humans in the universe. And a very bad representation of humans. But Grek's bad cooking and bad . . . human-ing might be the least of his ship captain's concerns.
Monsters, And More
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017 by Perkunas Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A Science Fiction Story Bundle. MONSTERS - Xenoarchaeologist Vartan has promised his young daughter Liza one of the many enigmatic objects that litter the site of a vanished alien civilization. ADAPTABILITY - The Webster Marble Deluxe Woodsman, Model 820-E, has been offline for quite some time. Good thing Webster has a manual to consult, and a great many special functions.