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Theater Ship by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Actress Catherine Mason is old enough that Hollywood no longer wants her, so she performs theater in space for the soldiers. But it's dangerous duty for the actors. As they land on a military post, Catherine discovers the aliens are watching. She's about to give the performance of her life, if not her life.
Sea Witch Song by Tonya R. Moore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tarah Jackson died at sea. A drunken fisherman claims that Tarah was killed by a monster from the deep. Tarah's grieving lover, Uma, takes a bottle of rum and her fiddle to the sea. She drinks from the bottle, cries out the heavens, and curses the sea. Along comes the monster from the deep.
Rejected by Aliens by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First contact missions with new alien races are always dangerous. But Private Gaynelle never thought that the aliens would eat her officer, and she'd be the one in charge. Now she has to figure out how to communicate with the aliens. But why they rejected her as a meal will terrify her.
The Book of Methuselah by Richard M. Mulder
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This is a short Apocryphal work of fiction that exists inside the chapter headings of Conquest: Rise of the Fifth Horseman. These fifty verses contain the backstory behind the award-wining first installment of The SciFan™ Series.
The Garden of Eden by Scot McAtee
Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Finally able to reach the stars, humanity has entrusted its survival in Oscar Bradfield, an 87 year cynic who wants nothing more than to spend the thousand year journey by himself. What could possibly go wrong?
Breaking The Minder by Viola Grace
Series: Tales of the Citadel. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by eXtasy Books Inc. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Being single-minded has never been a talent... until now. Zeeat has spent her life in contemplation, education and empathy.
Hungry by Raven Oak
Price: Free! Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016 by Grey Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Your cat pukes, then cries. Is it just a hairball or is something really wrong? A mad dash to the vet leads to a cat who meows when touched, but how is a veterinarian to know what’s wrong? Is it a blockage or just a terrified kitty? Even with training, sometimes even the experts don’t know. Or do they?
Sperm Donor for a Cosmic Paradox by Aaron Frale
Price: Free! Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jed finds out some disturbing news after a DNA test. He is his own great great grandfather. However, Jed’s daily struggles involve video games and crippling self doubt. He’s not the time traveling pioneer type. He might as well try to get to the bottom of the mystery. It’s at least a reason to get off his couch.
Zombie Hollow by Cassey Day
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » General
Brice Bender is infected with the zombie virus during an attack that killed his son. Seeking revenge, Chris uses his zombie skills to find and kill the zombie that started the apocalypse.
The Fifth Di... December 2016 by J Alan Erwine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
In this issue, you’ll find a doctor who manages to improve humanity by changing it, but is change always a good thing? A man whose sole purpose in life is to help people understand that they’re being replaced by robots. A killing machine that’s determined to spread destruction thoughout the galaxy. And a man who finds he might actually get a second chance…
Jellyfish Meltdown by Elancharan Gunasekaran
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
O, just the random poetic ramblings of a mad man... Jellyfish on the wall, jellyfish in my closet, the world's gone bonkers! Humans in space abort their Earthly landings. Love is a transition, a door, a passage between life and death. Hearts hunger, souls linger and alternate worlds are shattered. The change is human life, the minds of our fragile existence. The only threat is- immortal jellyfish.
A Sensitive Time by Lee Isserow
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
She lies with him in bed, holding him close. The exhaustion from all the grief finally overtook him, and he had fallen into a restless sleep. But something is brewing inside her, a change in her chemistry, and as she listens to his breathing she'll find out more than she every wanted to know about the man she loves.
Harvey Travels to Andromeda by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Professor Winchester had led a team of developers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to the creation of a new propulsion power for space vehicles. He was about to take a voyage to this galaxy to demonstrate the new system. Harvey Landry had already gone there on a trial trip. This story tells about the difficulties the professor had in actually making the demonstration voyage.
Escape from Mars by Bo Widerberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When professor Ishland tried to heat Mars core with a thermonuclear device, he failed. Half of Mars population died in the catastrophe that followed. Close to five hundred citizens took the chance for a new life on the third planet. The journey through space went fine, when the four hundred fifty-one people landed safely. After four years there was only two left. Number One, and number Two.
Professional Science: international scientific journal 4, 2016 by Professional Science
Price: Free! Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Screenplays » Action Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The journal “Professional Science” is the research and practice edition which includes the scientific articles of students, graduate students, postdoctoral students, doctoral candidates, research scientists of Russia, the countries of FSU, Europe and beyond, reflecting the processes and the changes occurring in the structure of present knowledge.
Il bambino by David V. Smith
Price: Free! Words: 18,670. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In una fredda casa di montagna, una festa di fine anno troppo movimentata, ha dei risvolti inquietanti. Come riuscirà Adrian Murray a scegliere tra le diverse realtà che gli si proporranno e sfuggire alla ragnatela spazio-temporale tessuta dal destino?
Social Median, The by Christopher Holmes Nixon
Price: Free! Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Horror » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
This Sunday, join the Church of Sociology as the Right Honorable Reverend John James Veritable delivers his most charismatic sermon to date. “The Social Median” is a work of horror and dystopian science fiction in which social media forms the nexus for technology, politics, economics, and society to assume control of all aspects of human life in the form of a new religion.
Like Knights of Old by Eileen Gonzalez
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
Like Knights of Old is the inspiring tale of Alice Jung, a Chinese-American teenager who learns to take life's obstacles by the throat and squeeze until it gives her at least some of what she wants. Oh, and a sea monster. Can't have an uplifting story about overcoming obstacles without a sea monster, after all.