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Osiris
Series: Coffee Stories, dessert #6. Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: French. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Il y a deux façons de déformer le temps : horizontalement, et verticalement. En rédigeant les Lois, Will Pearson n'avait jamais pensé devoir les enfreindre un jour, devenir un fugitif, un chronocriminel. Ni en venir à prendre en otage une maternité toute entière, à plus de 80 ans. Mais le passé réserve parfois autant de surprises que l'avenir.
The Pinocchio Complex
You set the price! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
“The Pinocchio Complex,” is a 2000 word retelling of Pinocchio as a science fiction story with robots on Mars. The short story was previously sold in 2012 to Cosmos.
El: The Time Traveler
Price: Free! Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What happens when an anxious girl stumbles into a time machine? Will she overcome her panic disorder as she grapples with the implications of going back in time and saving her recently deceased Aunt? Or will her mental illness prevail?
RE;Inspiration: Titan IV
Series: Titan. You set the price! Words: 39,560. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The final chapter in the "RE;Inspiration: Titan" short series. The tale of the Outrunner and her crew's escape has been told, the Windsor nears Mars and everything seems to be winding down when a strange phenomenon plagues the ship; bringing chaos in its wake. With the ship spinning out of control and the lives of everyone on board at risk it is up to Jacobi to find a way to save everyone aboard.
Lady Jessica, Monster Hunter - Episode 1: Heart Of The Empire
Series: Lady Jessica, Monster Hunter - Season One. Price: Free! Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Heart of the Empire is the first episode in a series of action and character driven steampunk adventures featuring Lady Jessica and The Black Diamonds. Short in length, each episode is designed to be standalone: though they are linked by an overall story arc which will develop as the 'season' progresses.
The Darkening Days of John Mann
Price: Free! Words: 35,210. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Part 2 of All the Days of John Mann. Continues the story begun in The Stolen Days of John Mann. Choke survivor John Mann and ally Gunner travel a long and treacherous road in their search for David and revenge on the traffickers who took him. Can they outrun the unseen net that tightens around them? Danger, betrayal and death are the common coin, Mann's ability to kill or cure the ultimate prize.
Descent into Mayhem
Price: Free! Words: 125,710. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After two hundred years of isolated existence, the colonists of the fertile super-earth orbiting Gliese 667C suddenly find themselves confronted with annexation by Earth. Oblivious to the impending invasion, Toni Miura joins Capicua’s decrepit armed forces with the aim of driving the Hammerhead, a bipedal armored suit which is the epitome of his planet's ailing warrior spirit. This is his story.
A Window on the Soul
Price: Free! Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A picture with a calming effect might serve instead of tranquillisers, but the investigation hits a problem and the techniques find another use.
The Venus Trap
You set the price! Words: 20,830. Language: British English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Friendly Aliens are coming with a Gate to the Stars beyond. Thia is a ten year old girl caught up in the historical meeting of alien cultures and Earthlings with the one thing that unites them - football! Passions ignite as the global game goes galactic!
Autonomous
Price: Free! Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
There was something wrong with the way she thinks. A machine will be birthed in this world, and in their chosen purpose they will toil within those confines. There was no soul because there was no choice. You were only what you were made to do. But there's something different about her. a tantalizing glitter that suggested something deeper, and would attract all the wrong attention.
The Pink Hat
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Lacy is taking Alyssa to the premier pediatrician in the country for her neuro development hat. As she does this she is confronting her own second thoughts about having her infant daughters development augmented. He husband Owen favors giving Alyssa a head start in life. Lacy thinks about the harms that have been done to develop the hats and whether they are as safe as advertised.
Jake X (1) Multiverse Fugitive
Price: Free! Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
It was now quiet on the Orbitor. Jake sat on his collapsible chair at the far end of the East Coast Main Line. FIDO stood next to him. Then an elf suddenly appeared! An elf! Walking straight down the railway.The elf glowed, even through the bright fluorescent lights. He stopped briefly to examine his surroundings. Smoke blackened tunnel walls smelling of coal dust, smoke and steam.
Qualify
Series: The Atlantis Grail. Price: Free! Words: 207,320. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 2047 an asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, and the descendants of ancient Atlantis have returned from the stars to offer humanity help. But they can only save a tiny percent of Earth’s population. To be chosen, you must Qualify, or you die. Sixteen-year-old Gwen Lark is a klutzy nerd but determined to Qualify and rescue her entire family by competing in the brutal Games of the Atlantis Grail.
Renaissance
Price: Free! Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A young girl, a life of servitude on an unknown planet. The rebellion awakens as she discovers that there is more to her life than doing to bidding of others.
Sneakers
Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Strange things are happening when China begins exporting designer athletic shoes to the US that sell for less than cheap canvas shoes. Is there a connection between the shoes and violence that erupts on playgrounds across America?
The Rookie
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A crew of aliens in search of a fallen spaceship find themselves in over their heads as they try to cope with the outdated customs of earthlings.
Brane Child
Price: Free! Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Brane Skip device may allow a spaceship to skip between layers of reality, bypass normal space, and avoid the universal speed limit—the speed of light. Lisa Chang, mission commander for its first crewed test, doesn't trust it. It seems like magic to her, and she doesn't believe in magic, not even after the ship skips to a fantasy version of Earth, complete with dragons, orcs, and wizards.
Shadow of a Burning Star: Book One, The Burning Star Series
Series: The Burning Star Series. Price: Free! Words: 74,950. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Johnny “TC” Beggs, famous and heroic star pilot, is a washed-up figure whose only work is in offering to illegally ferry passengers to the new world Ancia. The passengers are keen to start a new life and maybe strike it rich, and are prepared to take a chance and ignore the danger signs.
Unfinished
Price: Free! Words: 21,820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In a world where genetically-engineered humans serve as slave labor to “real” humans, ten-year-old Quinn is an anomaly. Designed with superior intelligence and physical attributes, he lives and trains at Maren DeGaul’s lakeside mansion, being readied for some mysterious purpose. But everything changes the day they introduce him to a new artificial, one who is both his equal and his soul-mate.
Burdening the Fear
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
For a long time I had seen this coming. Her soft tender kiss, and the whisper in my ear. The night was cold, so her breath was like fire. I awoke to realise I was seeing the future again. A flash fiction about the burdens of knowing the future.