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Hellfire (short story) by Drew Avera
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military(5.00 from 1 review)
Nate is a test pilot for the United States Army. Actually, he is the best damned test pilot period, even with the headaches. The United States is developing a new kind of piloted war machine with the help of Franklin Industries and they have secured some of the most high tech, abrasive equipment on the planet. Does it work? Read here to find out!
CONCUSSION: DAY ONE by RICHARD SKEET
Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Some days define: a man; MAN. Who you: are, were, will become. December 7, 1941. September 11, 2001. DAY ONE- Only a few such days in history. The day you: Meet your first love. Receive the news. Suffer great loss. Accomplish something that defines you- Only a few such days in a human life. ALL contain the potential to: redefine; reshape, a NEW MAN, superior to what was BEFORE: DAY ONE.
A Probationary Effect: Time's Tempest Lost Chapter 2 by M.J. Moores
Series: Time's Tempest: The Lost Chapters. Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Taya is finally released from her probationary status as a Contractor and can't wait to dig into a more challenging assignment. However, the covert nature of this particular work has her second-guessing her new boss's ethics and the validity of the contract. Will Taya be complicit in a crime and risk losing everything she's trained for?
Hostile Encounter by Mac Ewing
Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A routine flight of a lone interplanetary pilot turns deadly when his vessel is assaulted in the far reaches of space by an extraterrestrial predator. Without aid, and without a plan, he must face what mankind has never faced before. Short, yet thrilling, Hostile Encounter is perfect for any lover of classic Sci-Fi.
Matrioska by Fabio Lastrucci
Price: Free! Words: 6,450. Language: Italian. Published: July 18, 2014 by DunwichEdizioni. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Un gioco di incastri e sovrapposizioni collega insieme una scrittrice bloccata da una tormenta, un magnate giapponese e una casalinga con il debole per la filosofia. Tra neve, silicio e arrosti alle prugne, una sola tra le varie identità farà luce su contenuti e contenitori di questa Matrioska.
CONCUSSION: VIEW by RICHARD SKEET
Series: The Furai Compilation, Book 9 · CONCUSSION ML1, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 16,850. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Future's unknown; thoughts: private. TRUE? NO. Men from future, sent messages to past. VIEW: message? Future? Some men, capable, of penetrating a skull; EXTRACTING innermost secrets. Mind reading, can be learned by ANYONE. Telepathy's real; thoughts are NOT private. Desire this: power? Ability? VIEW? Careful, when overturning rocks: what crawls beneath may not be expected. Enjoy the VIEW.
When Places Call by Kaylim
Series: This Crazy Universe, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
One mistake cost Iguru his career, his pride and his very identity. Now an outlaw, he's after one thing: to reclaim it all, even if he has to change history itself. There's just one thing standing in his way: a beautiful blond who holds the keys to the past in his hands.
Johnny Winger and the Golden Horde by Philip Bosshardt
Series: Tales of the Quantum Corps, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 158,870. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Fourth episode in the Tales of the Quantum Corps. Colonel John Winger leads his troopers against a nanobotic swarm called Configuration Zero. Evidence suggests that earth life was seeded by Config Zero’s ancestor, an ancient species of bots traveling through interstellar space. Only the seeding didn’t work as planned. Man is an evolutionary mistake and the Old Ones are coming back to fix it.
CONCUSSION: CACHE by RICHARD SKEET
Series: The Furai Compilation, Book 8 · CONCUSSION ML1, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 12,610. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
CACHE: a hidden place; items, provisions, ammunition- accumulated & stored in a hidden place. Beneath the surface, BELOW the thinking, processing, analytical mind, ANOTHER mind: subconscious. DESTINY: shaped by this mind. Most: CACHE programmed randomly. Random, unplanned events, some pleasant, some not, create the CACHE. Two choices: Ignore IT. Open IT, look inside, CHANGE- BECOME FURAI.
Free-Wrench by Joseph R. Lallo
Series: Free-Wrench, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 62,290. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Beyond the islands of Caldera the world is a vicious place. A terrible calamity has poisoned the land. Those too ruthless or stubborn to die have crafted steam-powered mechanical wonders and taken to the sky. Yet somewhere in that wretched land there is a cure for a dire disease. With the eccentric crew of an airship called The Wind Breaker, Nita Graus means to find that cure, whatever the price.
God Magic by S. A. Sedam
Price: Free! Words: 54,720. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Travel(2.00 from 1 review)
A young professor builds a machine that gives him the powers of a God, only things get interesting when someone steals his power.
The Policeman (a short story) The Dead Planet Series by Drew Avera
Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
It is 2400 years in the future and Serus Blackwell is a policeman. His job, though, is not to uphold the law, but to kill political targets within the Syndicate, the centralized government on Mars. Follow Serus in this short story that sparks the beginning of the end, for a future that is darker than you think.
The Dragons by Dean Williams
Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(2.00 from 1 review)
This is a science fiction short story about the end of our civilization, and the beginning of a new one. In the story, small mysterious creatures resembling dragons appear all over the globe, with unexpected results for us. This is not a sword-and-sandals adventure tale but a work of ideas. "The Dragons" takes an unsparing look at where humanity is now and offers a different vision for our future.
Camielle's Lights by Y Correa
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Camielle never quite fit in. Her whole life she’s been nothing but a fly in a glass of milk—never quite coinciding with everyone and everything around her. Until, the unexpected happens. An amazing array of lights covers the New York skies, and the world is taken aback. What were these lights? Where did they come from? The answers evade even the most intelligent of people.
Tranquillous by Thomas G. Baker
Price: Free! Words: 105,750. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Four hundred light years from Earth the android crew of the space craft Endeavor labor to carry out their mission to establish human life on a strange tranquil planet where predators have vanished and enormous majestic hexapods rule.
Jazz: Monster Collector In: Dogfight (Season 1, Episode 14) by RyFT Brand
Series: Jazz, MC: Earth's Lament, 14. Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Tricorner Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
Jazz has just a few hours left to live, but she refuses to check out while her arch nemesis still flies the Mirthen sky, so she pilots Ship into the heart of Crank territory looking to pick a fight. And a fight is what she gets--she just didn’t expect Toerang to bring so many friends. And all Jazz has is her sentient flycraft, who happens to hate her. 14th of an episodic adventure story
Jazz: Monster Collector In: Promise Kept (Season 1, Episode 13) by RyFT Brand
Series: Jazz, MC: Earth's Lament, 13. Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Tricorner Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jazz promised Mananama, the wood elf king, that she’d kill him if he held DJ, Jazz’s trusty sidekick, hostage. But Jazz is carrying a death sentence of her own as the magical healing stone she’d swallowed is about to backlash. Rash as ever, Jazz flies into the heart of the elves’ kingdom planning to make good on her threat before her magic rock kills her. 13th of an episodic adventure story
Never Ending Voyage by Colin J Platt
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Screenplays » Short, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Marty was excited, he had spent all his life on a star ship. The journey was coming to an end, but would the alien race that had contacted them look on them with charity?
Original Encounter by Brent Meranda
Series: Dia Nova, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the waning days of a war of independence, Commander Theo Paxton of the Dia Nova colony is sent to rescue a team of scientists who disappeared on the planet’s moon. When he arrives with his own team, he discovers a crash site and a single survivor. That survivor acts strangely, and then leads Theo to a discovery that has the potential to change the colony forever.