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Ageism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As society gets more complicated children are forced to grow up faster and faster. Where does this lead and what does it do to the children?
Trading Run
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
You have to be sharp to trade in space. Captain Rafael Santos traded most of his life, but times were hard for an independant. Now he and his ship were working for someone else and the future was uncertain.
Prisoner 721
Price: Free! Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Locked in a maximum security facility, an inmate opens a unique dialogue with the prison's Artificial Intelligence. He begins teaching it how to understand and interpret art using methods the A.I. can easily understand. But does the prisoner have a hidden agenda, and is the knowledge he offers worth the risk?
Space Danger! Space Marines' Graveyard (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Each ship in the fleet has a team of five resident Space Marines. It's not easy getting that job. This is a story about the lads who eventually ended up on the HMSS Monstro.
Moving Day
Series: Boucher's World ยท Boucher's World Prequels, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Jade is fourteen years old and excited about finally being old enough to move out on her own. She’s got her help lined up, a moving van rented which her friend and room-mate, Tally, a big silver Cat, will be driving since Jade’s driving skills leave a lot to be desired. She’s all packed and ready to go. Apparently, though, you just can’t have a moving day without something going wrong. Go figure.
Bones of Ice
Price: Free! Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013 by Anura Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Stranded on an uninhabited planet, Jade's only hope is to survive long enough for colonists to arrive and send her home. But what if they're not coming? 12,735 words
For Joyce
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Famous writer Joyce Carol Oates is a young girl on the verge of beginning her writing career when a strange being visits her.
Tooth & Claw
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
The orks are a savage race who live short, hard lives. From the moment they are born to the day they die, life is a struggle for survival and honor. Tooth & Claw is about the coming of age ritual of a young ork boy who wants to become a brun. But to join the ranks of the adults, he must first prove his worth by taming the most dangerous creature in their world.
The Gravity of the Situation
Price: Free! Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Join our heroine as she tries to escape the clutches of the unscrupulous Ari Kozlov. With the help of a young slave, Pura, they will go on a daring ride. What else can they do? Ari Kozlov owns the rest of the planet, and now he must own Syrah. Where can they go to be free?
Empty Urns Launched Into Stars
Series: Vain Are the Stars. Price: Free! Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Paul Seton and Marshall Lincoln are unique dealers in the Singularity. With a little wealth and a lot of faith, clients in Paul and Marshall's office may circumvent death by painlessly uploading their souls into the machine. Paul and Marshall's freedom and sanity are thrown into jeopardy when a tycoon's ambition to ride the Singularity to the stars threatens to expose the Singularity's secrets.
Shade of Evil (G1: The Guardians, #1)
Series: G1: The Guardians, Part 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A simple man bears a terrible burden, unknowing. Now, that burden is killing him, seeking freedom from his exhausted hulk. Freedom to satisfy its evil hunger.
Daisy Wong: The Hell of the Time-Travelling Sinners
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(Short Story, Science Fiction, Mystery) The discovery of a murder victim wedged against the intake screen of a sewage-reclamation plant sends Lt. Daisy Wong on a dangerous chase for the killer. She follows the trail through a mirrored maze of desperate politicians, a slumming debutante, seedy bars, drugged-out body builders, and dope dealers. Her own boss may have even turned crooked.
Butcher, Baker and Replicant Maker
Series: Vain Are the Stars. Price: Free! Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nigel Hightower cannot sleep in a world built upon dreams. The machine has shunned Mr. Hightower, refusing to give him digital manifestations of his dreams. So Mr. Hightower finds solace in crafting replicas of the lost world's wildlife for the children too young for the computer, until a series of updates threatens Mr. Hightower's audience so that none remain to call him “replicant maker.”
Daisy Wong: The Hell of the Missing Days
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(SHORT STORY PLUS A BONUS STORY) When a part-time smuggler and full-time mortician goes missing, Daisy's superiors assign her to find him. The trail begins on Praxis, a Bavarian-themed LaGrange colony. It plunges below the Alpine surface and enters a warren of blind alleys and dead-end tunnels. The deeper she goes, the more certain she becomes that she's entered The Hell of the Missing Days.
Daisy Wong, Space Marshal: The Case of the Extra Corpse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(Short Story, Science Fiction) When Virgil's Little Chapel of the Cosmos, located on the idyllic Lagrange Colony PRAXIS, ends up with one corpse too many, Lt. Daisy Wong, Space Marshal, investigates. She soon uncovers a web of drug smuggling, hijacked shipments, and revenge. At the center of it all is Connie Nine Pipes, tong boss and Daisy's beloved and revered uncle.
My Brother's Keeper
Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Wealthy, retired tycoon Charles Stanford is sneaking around behind his brother's back with his wife when he finds out that his brother is terminal with cancer. Charles contacts a company that has had success fighting cancer by exchanging human and animal DNA. Instead of curing the cancer they create a chimera for Charles, a dog that carries much of his brother's DNA. Things go wrong.
The Body
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A long-suffering, social-climbing son deals with more than the usual embarrassment of misbehaving parents, hoping to find acceptability in the certainty of their demise. If some things would just stay buried... Have you had days when you’ve felt the same? Read “The Body” and let me know. “The Body” is a short fiction, and is also in the collection "Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Daisy Wong: The Blond Chinaman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(SHORT STORY PLUS A BONUS STORY) According to Lt. Daisy Wong, space marshal, "Some guys are too Chinese for their own good." Eddie Lau, Martian big shot, wins this year's prize. Only now Eddie's devotion to his Asian heritage has put his wife in mortal danger. Person or persons unknown have kidnapped her and are holding her for a huge ransom. In desperation, he turns to Daisy Wong for help.
Good Things Come To Those Who Wait
You set the price! Words: 2,150. Language: American English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
After figureing out immortality and automating all daily tasks to computers, humanity lives a no stress happy life. But as Gordon soon finds out, things are not always what they seem.
After The Darkness: Episode Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(3.89 from 9 reviews)
In a world of never-ending winters and permanent darkness, fourteen-year-old Nadia Comani faces a future of servitude. Can she free herself and her family?