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The End of All (Origins Part 8)
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gheid, Leyla, Dia and Jarl arrive on the planet Han to meet the Sindenians. But they may be far too late. This is a science fiction short story of 1,280 words. It is part eight and the final part of the 'Origins' series of short stories.
Outer Sky
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The world is dying. The human race is dwindling. Its grandeur all but forgotten. A majority of the great strides made in philosophy, art, technology, and science lay buried in the rubble of the past. Forgotten. Still some cruel spark of humanity remained, undaunted, determined to survive. For the first time in generations, and in secret men and women will be hurled to the stars. To where...
A Divine Tale
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
This is a story about Seglaman the Snow God, and how other God’s use his sorry tale as a reminder to younger less experienced God's as a warning to never become too comfortable when ruling over mortals who worship them. If you read this story then I would much appreciate it if you would review the story (whether the review be good or bad) as any feedback would be most helpful.
Memories of Hel
Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by MidnightRose. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
After a merciless enemy boards her cargo hauler, Captain Kasha Eaves is forced to make one of the most difficult decisions of her life - she withdraws her distress call. “DCCS Memories of Hel to any vessel within range – this ship is to be considered hostile. Repeat – the Memories of Hel is hostile. Destroy on sight.” However, her crew's fight for survival and freedom has barely begun.
Through Anguish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by MidnightRose. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
One man's loss leads to the pain of a village, and the change he needs to grow.
Moon Dream: A Science Fiction Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Even as a child, Julia Threswald dreamed of visiting the moon. But the world economy collapses around her, throwing everything into chaos, dashing her chances to go to the moon. Julia despairs until she realizes her dream could lead her, and her world, out of the darkness into hope. If she can find the strength to realize her vision of walking on the moon. "Moon Dream" is a short story.
Evacuation Day: A Science Fiction Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Peggy Osterhouse walks into Grenville Groceries, she expects Mr. Grenville to follow her to the evacuation like all good citizens. After all, Mr. Grenville and his special talents will be needed on the trip. But Mr. Grenville has different ideas, especially for dealing with a construct like Peggy Osterhouse. And he’s not afraid to use them! "Evacuation Day" is a short story.
Sheep
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
When ruthless aliens invade an artifact world the Marine defenders are betrayed by those they are supposed to defend. Resisting every inch the Marines are forced back into the undiscovered depths of the world fighting bitterly to defend those they can while they await reinforcements that may never come. A Short Story (approx 9,000 words)
Valhalla
Price: Free! Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a near future, humans have created a virtual reality “Heaven.” But eternal bliss may not be all it’s cracked up to be. When a disillusioned young woman is confronted by a lover from her past, she discovers that preserving her free will might cost her everything.
Transcript
Price: Free! Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
New Version - December 2014 - updated and now set as opener to new novel - Legerdemain - to be serialised over winter and spring of 2015. Don't believe in Star Wars... life on the edge of the solar system is dark and dirty, cramped and mean. The Cry 'Havoc' series tells stories about war and freedom and every shade of grey in between, all of them rooted in memoirs and accounts from WWII.
The PA
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The Corpus Officialis Tower is not as it seems. For a start it's no more than twenty feet high but sprawls across several hundred square kilometres of southeast England. Nobody can quite remember who built it or why, but it certainly does something. Of course, after the computer-induced apocalypse The Administrator has ensured there isn't a microchip in sight...
Dreamscapes #9 - The Swan
Series: Dreamscapes, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » General
Dreamscapes is a series of 12 monthly short stories capturing Astra Crompton's real dreaming experiences. In "The Swan" the author finds herself in a post-apocalyptic version of her hometown along with a small group of survivors. Given one last chance at redemption, she volunteers to embark on a journey to save a swan, and in doing so, humanity itself.
Empty Places - Story & Graphic Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Empty Places" first appeared in "Razored Saddleds" "Empty Places" is one of my personal favorites, written for my dad who had passed away a few years earlier. I always thought the story would lend itself to a graphic novella. I was lucky enough to find Jeff Austin, an extraordinary artist who was was able to capture the images of the story in all their stark beauty and terror. Enjoy-Gary Raisor
The Dead Celebrity Space Corps
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
It's sad when a celebrity dies before their time. But, what if they're not really dead? What if they've just been recruited to a higher purpose?
Aurealis #54
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis is the Australian magazine of fantasy, science fiction and horror. Aurealis #54 is edited by Michael Pryor. This issue includes stories from Jack Nicholls and Karen Maric, an extended interview with Trudi Canavan plus news and reviews highlighting the best new writing in speculative fiction.
The Light
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
When Joe moved to the Pacific Northwest with his wife Linda, he expected tranquility far from life's problems. Now, seated behind the controls of a restored Junkers CL I with Marty, a half mad World War 2 vet, he's in a race against time to save his wife from a threat he thought only existed in books and movies. Short Story 3600 words
The Prooth (Origins Part 7)
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Jarl discovers the plan the Prooth have for Dia, Leyla and himself. Are these 'rebel Prooth' all they seem to be? What about Gheid and the Sindenians? Can they be trusted? This is a science fiction short story of 2,770 words. It is part seven in the 'Origins' series of science fiction short stories.
High Crimes and Miscreants
Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In this fourth volume of the Magnetron Chronicles series, Phineas Magnetron and the Hogalum Society find themselves the victims of a treacherous plot by the perfidious League of Miscreants. Framed, captured, jailed, and betrayed by one of their own, they must regain their freedom despite overwhelming evidence. In so doing, they solve a host of mysteries and set the stage for a pivotal battle.
Clown World: Issue 1 -
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Imagine a world. The Imago Mundi is Natasha's personal favorite masterpiece. It has the ability to port inhabitants on Earth to an entirely new planet in a distant galaxy. However, it is also a dangerous toy that should not be left unsupervised. Her apprentice has taken liberties with the device while the static reality on Earth has been breached by a deranged mage. Monday no longer exists.
White Shift: science fiction poetry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
G. O. Clark takes you on a dimension shift, where you get to look at things from the perspective beyond the left field fence. Here's one example: The Luddite robot / has trouble functioning / in our modern world, / spends most of his time / trying to rebut the evidence / from his own sensors. Psst! There's more inside . . .