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He Shot First by S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story, about 3600 words. Dan Tippdale is a human among aliens on an unfamiliar world. A bar fight lands him in jail -- and he shot first. The charge might not be murder, but that might not matter -- from the looks of things, he might not live to stand trial. And then there's the matter of his lawyer, who has something big in common with the alien Dan shot...
Space Rats and Rebels: Fools Rush In (Episode 1 of a 3 Part Serial) by Mimi Riser
Series: Space Rats & Rebels. Price: Free! Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
“Star Wars” meets “The Princess Bride”… In a conquered galaxy of the far future, only two rebel groups still dare to resist the plague of tyranny—the solar system Gaeas-7 at one end, and the RAT fleet at the other. But neither knows of the other’s fight, and both are facing imminent destruction. Will they be able to join forces in time for one last desperate stand against an overwhelming evil?
Wolf Block by Stuart J. Whitmore
Price: Free! Words: 11,530. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this somewhat-dystopian science fiction short story, a rich young woman enlists to serve in her government's military to honorably complete her duty to society. She expects to deal with people who come from the lowest economic classes, but she does not expect to be wrapped up in the mystery when the enigmatic prisoners of "Wolf Block" take a special interest in her.
The License by Myfanwy Tilley
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: Australian English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 2054. Climate change has wreaked havoc on the earth, and liberal democracy has become just a 'quaint idea'. The only thing that flourishes in the modern world is bureaucracy. And corruption.
Bew T. and the Beast by Keira Leggett
You set the price! Words: 40,860. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Raised in a top secret facility as a genetic experiment combining wolf and human DNA, Callie escaped and found peace at last, in obscurity, on her mountain with her timber wolf family. Until the day the wolves brought him to her doorstep, wounded and lost. That's when things got interesting again. They also got dangerous. In every way possible.
Ketairne by Kell Inkston
Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Step into the boots of Narrator: a fearless and wizened hunter-mercenary as he embarks on the hunt of his life. A 10ish page short story for free to you, forever.
November Seed by David Nadas
Price: Free! Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In less than 24 hours, Phragmites will release their seed to the world, carrying the contagion with it. Fast-paced scifi techno-thriller novella reads like it could happen today.
The Zoë Trope by Tom Laimer-Read
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A short steampunk story regarding a dangerous liaison between the Queen and a particularly unruly and unusual steampunk assassin named Zoë Trope. Part of the stupendous Steaming Pistons series. Chuffing marvellous!
Brightwill by Randolph Lalonde
Series: Highshield. Price: Free! Words: 64,150. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Naze the Great Wizard finally tells his students and fellows about his exploits with his long lost brother, Riv. Riv, the outcast, the Thief of the Enduring Light, the Slasher Goblin, is an unexpected sibling to Naze the Wizard. What the Great Wizard reveals is a tale of bold misadventure and a people facing extinction. No one will see him the same way again.
Neptune Road Volume III by Betsy Streeter
Series: Neptune Road. Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The continuing adventures of people living on Neptune. The air and sunlight are borrowed, the surface is unstable, and the people are -- inventive. In this Volume: Bird People, and lots of questions of identity. Plus, raptors.
Chrysalis by Igor Comunale
Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A mysterious prisoner, locked up for years in the same small underground room, without light, with very little food other than mice and insects, sees materializing a glimmer of freedom. Who has locked him up? Why was he imprisoned? But the bigger mystery for the prisoner is his own identity: who am I? The mystery unfolds in a succession of horrors until the impossible truth.
Red Shift Dreamer by Corey Niken
Price: Free! Words: 66,960. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A young mechanic struggles to escape an unknown darkness as she travels across the technologically defunct American landscape. Armed with only her instincts, she survives and uncovers the mystery of a nation-wide sleep and the violent sentient monsoons that dominate the landscape.
Encyclopaedia of the Galactic Echo by Simon Coates
Price: Free! Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Everything you need to know about life in the far future... welcome to the Galactic Echo.
Cargo by Cameron Duke
You set the price! Words: 28,650. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Erik Mal made a mistake. Not just any mistake, though. What started as a well-meaning act threatens not only his career as a starship Captain, but it also happens to tip the delicate power balance of the Galaxy. As punishment, he is stripped of his command and reassigned as Captain of the Hellbender, a cargo ship on a dangerous mission through enemy territory to attempt to restore order.
De droomfiguren by Mel Hartman
Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: Dutch. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Stafford, privédetective, ergert zich aan de moderne tijd en alles wat erbij hoort. Vooral aan die stomme uitvinding: de droomfiguren, waarbij je, doormiddel van een implantaat in je hersenen, je fantasie werkelijkheid kunt laten worden. Hij is het zat om onbenullige zaakjes op te lossen, tot hij een vrouw in zijn kantoor ontvangt. Haar man is verdwenen, zonder een spoor achter te laten.
Хьюстон, 2030: Дело о пропавшем теле by Mike McKay
Price: Free! Words: 24,310. Language: Russian. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Упаси меня Бог заниматься пророчествами, я плохо это умею. Мог ли я предположить, что вирус лихорадки Эбола не только пролезет в Европу и в Америку, но и научится проникать через стандартные, одобренные ВОЗ, защитные костюмы? Да что Эбола! Я даже не сумел предсказать, что Президент введёт в Армии США новый вид приветствия – отдачу воинской чести стаканчиками с кофе!
Babble: Installment #1 by W. Bradford Swift
Price: Free! Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Autism — Mental Disorder or Humanity’s Next Evolutionary Leap? The Charismatic Christian community is thrilled by the Cagle's first child especially when little baby Bobbie begins speaking in tongues and building a complex sculpture that Pastor John identifies as a tower of Babel. But Bobbie's mother isn't convinced her son is blessed but may have a serious disorder.
After... Chapter 1: Alone by Donald Yenson
Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic(4.00 from 1 review)
"After..." is a book series that revolves around post apocalyptic America, 20 years after the bombs had dropped. The short stories involve various characters in various situations, building to a larger main story. The first chapter, "Alone" follows a lone female scavenger as she scouts for a utopian outpost called Paradise.