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In the Beginning
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
First contact. For the first time, humans will be meeting members of another intelligent species. One man has a question: why now? The answer will be more surprising than he could have imagined.
The Long Afternoon
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Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Things go from bad to worse when diva romance novelist Veronica Harper and her long-suffering personal assistant arrive for a book signing appearance only to discover that they're in the wrong bookstore. After a bizarre encounter with an eccentric fan, Veronica is plunged into a nightmarish world from which she can't seem to escape.
Stray
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Price: Free! Words: 82,050. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In this sequel to the dystopian novel Mutt, Emery and Green work together to locate a shipment of medicine being smuggled from the black market inside the walled city of Rittenhouse to the crime lords outside it.
House of the Living
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You set the price! Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When scientists stumble across the perfectly preserved body of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, the first question is: How? But as one scientist spends his life studying the extraterrestrial crystals that caused its preservation, his questions become deeper, touching his deepest fears of life and death.
You Need a Little Work
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Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sink your teeth into this very short, rather expensive, grimly humorous, and generally horrifying tale for modern times.
Ratcatcher: Day of Rest and Observence
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Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Ratcatcher Athena returns. This time she explores the city of her birth as she returns to her mundane facade.
A Medical Exam
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Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
Donald Farber, MD, is a specialist in Mesmor therapy. He hates it, even though it's an effective treatment for neurosis. Now, what should he do about his own neurotic problems?
Voyage: Embarkation #3 Just a Game
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Price: Free! Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013 by Fuzzy Hedgehog Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Kal discovers a forest — and a rather boring forest at that — instead of the high tech alternate Chicago he expects to visit. Nearly ready to give up and leave, Kal meets Rakan, a young woman with a ferocious violent streak. And just maybe, underneath the many layers of her insanity, lies the truth about her world.
Patriots and Profits: The Prelude to For One's Own Cause
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Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
Fighting insurgents, something Capt. Keith Ridgely has done on a regular basis and has done so with the zeal of any patriotic solider, but after his latest mission in Zimbabwe, he gets reassigned to a place where careers go to die. With his prospects ruined, Ridgely must contemplate whether to remain in the armed forces or take the lucrative offer of becoming a hired gun.
Steve's Savage Safari
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Price: Free! Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
After a nuclear apocalypse you can hide or you can find a way to prosper. That's what hunter "Savage" Steve did. There are plenty of rich survivors who will pay good money to go on a guided hunt for the odd and dangerous beasts that resulted from the cocktail of radiation and chemical weapons. But a safari in the wastes isn't for the fainthearted. How far will you go to get your trophy animal?
101 Blogs
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Price: Free! Words: 22,450. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
101 blogs written from March 29th 2011 (from www.khorumahmed.com), including: BLOGS, CURSES OF TIME, CONTINUMENTAL, PRIME WORLDS, MATTER-FABRIC and OF THINGS TO COME. Hints of plots to come, adventures to witness and journeys to unfold all in the wake of the next Master of Time. Who will take the seat?
The Hole Story
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Series: Novelettes, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This story first appeared in Tales Of The Talisman Volume 5 #2, Autumn 2009. Within an hour of the time Tal wakes up in a strange bed with no memory of who he is, where he is, or how he came to be here on this strange, unknown world, he is being pursued as he climbs endless stairs through featureless fog with Neola, the local teenage girl who took him off the Net and nursed him back to health.
The Unorthodox Eater
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Price: Free! Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Phileas McNeil, the interstellar gourmand, is on a personal quest to eat one of everything there is to eat, but now he has found something he perhaps he just can't stomach. The Ullyean Shrimp - euphoric, orgasmic, but potentially lethal, but that won't stop him, will it? This e-book collects three short strangitudes, along with a detailed annotation.
Bitterness
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Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
On the fifteenth anniversary of the last Nawvlee attack, Toy, a genetically modified wolverine, reflects on how life has been for him.
The Artificer's Apprentice
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Price: Free! Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In the city of Renze magic and technology blend seamlessly and the Artificer guilds make handsome profits keeping the city's systems running. Cast out of the guild in his prime and bitter from his many losses, a blind artificer has taken on an apprentice to make what he no longer can: a device that will help him get revenge on the man responsible for destroying his life.
The Vacuum Isn't Crazy About Nature, Either
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The old adage only hints at the animosity between the primal elements of Creation. Tired of Nature's hostility, Nothing decides that the time is right to end this feud. On his terms. Science Fiction Short Story.
The Pitch (Short)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by BraeVitae. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A lighthearted look at the troubles faced by con artists in a more enlightened age.
Voyage: Embarkation #2 Longing
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Price: Free! Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Fuzzy Hedgehog Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Kal has been having the same dream every night for the past week. Fed up, he searches for an alternate Earth to match his dream's setting, and discovers Ydora. It is the first alternate Earth he will visit inhabited by humans, and in doing so, will be forced to reveal secrets he would rather remain hidden.
A Steampunk Valentine
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Price: Free! Words: 29,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Stories and poems from the Steampunk.com Saint Valentine's Day Short Short Competition
The Universal Seam
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Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Science Fiction Fantasy answering the age old question of who am I? Lara had always wondered about her place in the world . Her disillusionment at finding the answer led her on a trail half way across the world and beyond discovering long lost secrets and loves. As she unravelled the truth, her identity and destiny became clear.