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What Neither Star nor Sun Shall Waken: A Sci-Fi Horror Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In this terrifying tale of sci-fi horror... Captain Gibson's ship is falling. Plunging from space at ten times the speed of sound into an alien ocean of darkness. A place where no light has shown since the days of creation, a place beyond any hope of rescue. A place with almost no chance of any other life existing. Where he will almost certainly be alone in the dark. Almost.
After The Darkness: Episode One
Price: Free! Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(3.36 from 11 reviews)
In a world of never-ending winters and permanent darkness, fourteen-year-old Nadia Comani faces a future of servitude. Can she free herself and her family?
The Plan and other short stories
Price: Free! Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Plan, tells the story of one successful entrepreneurs plan for his children and what happens when he gets the shaft. X Plan, Not Enough Wars, Camping in the Swamp, The Harappan Seal, and The Ship fill out the volume.
Meek in the Fields
Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: Free! Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Patch devotes his life working the countryside's fields. As a clone farmer, his life is an isolated one. Yet Patch never felt lonely until a three-legged dog arrived upon his country lane. Patch and the animal form a bond that the clone must one day defend. Thus, the natural order of creation is jeopardized, and the growing of the crop hinges upon a clone's affection for a simple, shaggy friend.
Mudder Stew
Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: Free! Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The world has evolved into a thing Hank Goode hardly recognizes. Witnessing the mudders march in the streets, banging their drums and singing their songs, only increases his sense of alienation. Hank sees that his beloved city is about to leave him behind, but he fails to suspect how ill fortune will force Hank to call the mudders his brothers so that he can accept a bowl of warm, mudder stew.
Plastic Tulips
Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: Free! Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The town of Portis doesn't fault Sophie Carter for gunning down Samantha Tosh in the local grocery store. Knowing that a copy of a younger, more beautiful you walked the streets around your home would drive anyone to murder. Nor was Samantha a person. She was only a synthetic, and Franklin Tosh should've known better than to think a clone could substitute for a human wife.
Amy's Pendant
You set the price! Words: 77,250. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The antique pendant Amy receives for her fourteenth birthday unlocks an ancient mystery and traps her inside an alien labyrinth populated with strange robots, android animals, and a central intelligence that does not want her to leave.
Glampire
Price: Free! Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
First Contact, Seventies Style! from NYT bestselling author. A fun short story where murder isn’t the only mystery, and our detective’s clothes are far from plain. 1940s Noir meets 1970s Glam. The story begins as a bizarre murder case in an unusual location, but nothing is as it seems. And the fate of an entire civilisation rests on a man with spiky red hair and six-inch platform shoes.
Becoming Human
Series: The Exilon 5 Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,530. Language: British English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Two worlds. Two species. One terrifying secret. A dystopian Earth forces humans to scour the galaxy for a new home. The discovery of another race on the new planet is disrupting efforts to relocate the entire population. The Indigenes, the race that occupies Exilon 5, must become human to protect their species from further harm. A terrifying secret will change everything.
The Final Battle
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An eminent scientist is challenged by a humanoid robot in a verbal combat which lays bare irrationality, inconsistency and senselessness in our lives which we have learned to accept.
Star Sailor #2: Otto al-Kara of Rangpur
Series: Star Sailor. Price: Free! Words: 27,760. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Star Sailor is a series of episodic short stories about a girl named Najima Dezetoiles, and her travels by raft throughout a galaxy once rocked by a terrible war. In this episode, Najima travels to the desert planet of Nanda IV, where she meets the anti-Imperial rebel Otto al-Kara. But what are the intentions of this handsome, gun-toting terrorist in an Empire-controlled town?
Gavin's Big Date
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Twenty-something Gavin gets a more interesting night out than he bargained for when he hits on a girl at a late-night train sushi restaurant.
UFO 1955
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
An escaped prisoner is taken up into a UFO and transformed into a hideous creature designed to harvest humans to be used as food on an alien planet.
Childhood Dreams (A Game of War, Part One)
Price: Free! Words: 17,220. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
'One girl’s journey from innocence to a weekly fight to the death. With aliens, spaceships, romance and kick-ass space battles' A fast paced sci-fi adventure, Childhood Dreams blends dizzying excitement with a whirlpool of emotions to keep you gripped from beginning to end. Like Suzanne Collins? You’ll love this!
Once Upon a Time in Vietnam
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A U.S. Marine captured by the Viet Cong is miraculously rescued after months of hardship and torture.
Dúranaki Chronicles, Volume 1
Series: Dúranaki Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 127,350. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dúranaki Chronicles features five short stories revolving around T'vance Arain, a hot-headed drug addict, assassin, and aspiring mage.
Going Viral Is Contagious
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story is about a young man who finally creates a viral video. As the world begins to watch his video they all decide to create their own. The entire world is starting to go viral and for most people that means doing extremely dangerous things without thinking about their actions. Do not attempt any of the things described in this story.
Honest John's Fine Used Spaceships
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(Short Story) When a customer wanders in looking for a fine used spaceship, Honest John is soon confronted with a serious problem. He must live up to his reputation for honesty, but what the customer wants is clearly absurd. On the other hand, there's nothing absurd about the customer's money.
The Lesser Repository
Price: Free! Words: 32,050. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(1.00 from 1 review)
Mankind flourishes in a distant future ruled by densely populated Cities. After the biggest arrest of his life, Detective Ben Reiner plays a dangerous game with a psychopathic cult member of the Cullers. Reiner soon discovers the truth of their plot, and faces an unspeakable choice. Aid in the Cullers' grisly work, or allow the world's last renewable resource to run out forever: the human soul.
Aurichrome (and Other Stories)
You set the price! Words: 33,700. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurichrome (and Other Stories) explores the role of humankind in a future inspired only by our present. From struggling to provide for a family as the instrument of a larger corporation (AURICHROME), to how the jury will sway on a murder conviction in the wake of a tragic childbirth (THE TRIAL OF WESLEY CARPENTER) – these stories embrace the human spirit.