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Overcomplicated (a Tale of Breaking Benjamin)
Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The Clements Academy was established, somewhere around the year 2045, to train the best and brightest orphans the world over into the perfect agents. Weapons training, martial arts training, and small unit tactics are all part of the curriculum for students. 'Scope' has it all at Clements: a girl named Monica and an excellent sniping record. Yet he's still trapped within the Clements walls.
Witch Trials
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The Salem witch trials were a resounding success. More than 300 years later, the United States is wealthy, safe, and pious. Selma accuses three boys of raping her. Short story (1,600 words).
The Princess of Caldris
Series: The Pandoran Age Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
The Pandoran Age Chronicles Book One. 3893, Galactic Civilization is in a Dark Age. The Pandoran Age; war has laid waste a to a quarter of civilization. Winteroud Sole is a young psychic in the Pleiades Confederation when the Royal Detectives bring him on a case of missing persons; the Princess of Caldris. What had historian-archaeologist princess discovered that made her a target? Is she alive?
The Greenbrier Resort
Price: Free! Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 2027 and the government has a place for Christian fundamentalists. The government says that Christian fundamentalists are mentally ill people, and must be helped. The week end is over, the family has attended an underground church home. The father warns the family to put their Bibles away in the nook under the stairs. ****Please review this book**** Your opinion matters. Thank you
The Devil's Concubine (The Devil of Ponong series #1)
Series: The Devil of Ponong, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
QuiTai, concubine of the mysterious Devil, receives an unexpected invitation to cocktails with the disgraced Kyam Zul. She doesn’t trust Kyam, but when her ex-lover is murdered, Kyam is the only one who knows the name of the killer, and he won’t tell QuiTai unless she helps him first. The back alleyways of Levapur’s tropical colony hide more than lovers, and one of them wants QuiTai dead.
Stone and the Flower Dragon
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: British English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A director's cut scene from Dark Peak: The First Elemental developed into a short story for e-book only release. What happens when an elemental dragon places her trust in the hands of a human companion, a young boy travelling with his scientist parents to a semi-tropical rainforest on an isolated island? On this island is a flower, and in the heart of the flower is a miracle...
Dehydration
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A vignette of the human experience, set to a backdrop of science fiction. A character oriented story about the end of the world.
The Circular Logic of Space Exploration
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An unexpected telephone call reignites a retired professor's space travel ambitions, but at what cost—and to whom?
Fiction Vortex - July 2013
Price: Free! Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
This issue of Fiction Vortex introduces some new subgenres that we haven't published before, including fractured fairytale, high fantasy, steampunk, and space western. Fiction Vortex publishes two new science fiction and fantasy stories each week. All stories in this issue appeared on the site during the month of July 2013.
Rodeo on Terul: Another Buck Johnson Fantasy-Adventure Space Western
Series: Buck Johnson, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 11,340. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Intergalactic Rodeo Association has been revived – bronc riding, yertl tripping, dragon team roping, korth barrel racing, and dragon riding. Buck Johnson, Skeeter Evans, and Snort Jones are just trying to win enough credits to get the hell off Terul. But good intentions and well laid plans often take a wide detour, especially when illegal whiskey and Teltharine females are involved.
The Correct Way to Fill Out Form PCR-103-u
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
(short story) Deep in the bowels of the Bureau of Substandards, new hire Boris Niels discovers a vending machine with a very strange coin in the return slot. Can he get a refreshing beverage and still keep his job? Will he ever find his way back to his home dimension? What is it with aliens and paperwork?
Plasma Frequency Issue 7
Price: Free! Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Fiction By: J. W. Alden Milo James Fowler Julie Frost K. S. O'Neill Nanci Schwartz Steve Simpson J. S. Watts Eleanor Wood Art: Cover art by Laura Givens Book Review: Mermaid by Kate O'Connor
Seeking Forever
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jennifer O'Malley has been separated from her husband and son by miles and a few lifetimes since awakening from Cryogenic sleep in a post-apocalyptic world. She is obsessed to the point of near desperation in her drive to reunite with them; traversing a dysfunctional world far removed from the vision of the founders of Camelot Enterprises.
The Alpha Project: Book One
Price: Free! Words: 27,090. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The alpha Project sends colonising spaceships to nearby stars. With crews hibernated the ships fly to their destinations. Book one charts the progress of Alpha Four as it awakes to its destination and a perilous and expedition-threatening emergency
The Red Flower was a War Factory
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short science fiction tale taking place in 30,000 years from now on a hostile alien world called Errikus. A small team of humans are sent to investigate the site of some ancient ruins but soon discover they are not alone. This story takes place in the world of Deep Darkness an up and coming novel by the new author Stephen Landry.
The Fourth Treatment
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When Jorge92A2020, the only survivor of the first dozen longevity pioneers, grants Andrea an exclusive interview before his Fourth Treatment, she learns the changes from his previous treatments are more than skin deep. He may look like a Neanderthal, but Jorge challenges Andrea to consider her own humanity as he pursues his quest for immortality.
Memoirs from the Other Realm: Remiel's Awakening
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Multidimensional being Remiel humorously recounts his first day of existence to his therapist.
Uncanny Tales of Crush and Pound Annual 1
Series: Uncanny Tales of Crush and Pound Annual · Uncanny Tales of Crush and Pound. Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Join Crush and Pound as they travel to Franklinville, NC, in a danger-filled and exciting adventure to rescue a band of missing Eagle Scouts! There is more to the legend of Faith Rock than our heroes could ever have bargained for!!
A Cause for One
Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jaime has waited his whole life for the chance to change the world. Armed with a discrete bio-weapon, he prepares to assassinate the Great Sir of the Seven Systems and free millions from industrial serfdom. But Jaime is on a one way trip, one that will force him to choose between ideology and a love powerful enough to shatter an interplanetary empire.
The Master of All Paths
Price: Free! Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Follow the journey of Dee-Kam, a member of the xenophobic but deeply spiritual Kersh race, on his quest to find his path in the universe. Seeking guidance from the planet's elders, he finds that learning always comes at a price. This science fiction novella provides a unique point of view of the action and will keep the reader engaged from start to finish to become The Master of All Paths.