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Vacant Houses - By Danny Mendlow and Zack Mitchell
By Danny Mendlow
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Mitchell Mendlow. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
"Vacant Houses" is a dystopian, science fiction satire set in the future about the housing market, the working class and aliens. Plenty of aliens too.
The SOL Chronicles
By "Mark Paul" Sebar
Price: Free! Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
6 short sci-fi adventures tales across the galaxy. The story loosely ties to the original Sebar novel "SOL" taking readers on a mini extension and new shorts for great reading.
The Hunt
By Michael J. Shanley
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There is a new threat to the hunting grounds of the Neanderthal. Humans are invading and they are hunting something other than the game, they are hunting Neanderthals.
The Shelter
By SunHi Mistwalker
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The world around ten-year-old Sunni Brown is crumbling. War, disease and crushing poverty are everyday realities. For a while, she counts herself amongst the lucky. But will she survive when she's forced to live in an abandoned parking structure? This is a scary future; but there are no werewolves, vampires or zombies…in this future, human beings are the scariest creatures of all.
Tunnels: The Darkest Nexus
By Kenneth Neal
Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Global and bizarre anomalies have appeared connecting our world to the barrens of Purgatory. Despite this known fact, folklore has mentioned fragments in time where mortals have been able to traverse through buildings made of stone and granite. Passing through without caution nor resistance, onto territory flooded with creatures brutish and perpetually lost as they too, traverse back to our realm.
Kaboom!
By Django Mathijsen
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by enpublikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Steampunk flash fiction in which Jellana, riding from town to town on her steam tandem, gets in trouble with an unscrupulous traffic cop.
Kaboem!
By Django Mathijsen
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: Dutch. Published: July 5, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Stoompunk handpalmverhaal waarin Jellana, trekkend van stad naar stad op haar stoomtandem, het aan de stok krijgt met een nietsontziende verkeersambtenaar.
Peshtigo
By Regan Wolfrom
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A 2,900 word near-future short story. Isabella is away from home when the world around her is consumed by fires from a colliding comet. Stranded on a little island with her best friend, the boy she wants to love her and the boy who's been after her for years, will Isabella find her way back to safety?
Linehan's Trip
By Bryan Murphy
Series: Sean Linehan, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
0.75 star(3.75 from 4 reviews)
The year is 2019. Sean Linehan, an international sports executive, journeys to Padania to vet the newly independent nation’s bid to join the world football community. As usual, Linehan has his own agenda: girls, art and money. He finds a ready supply, but how will he react when Padania reveals some of its dark secrets?
The Blue Lady
By Michael J. Shanley
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tanner is a scrawny kid who is adopted by genetically engineered soldiers. After growing up with the battalion he proves that what makes a warrior and a soldier is what's inside, not outside. Alone and tasked with saving his military family on a hostile alien world, what awaits him is a warrior's reward.
Keep Off The Grass
By Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: British English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
0.25 star(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Some say the entire Universe can be altered by the flapping of a butterflys wings. It is the job of this traveller to find out where his Universe is broken, and fix it. Quickly, before his Grandmother finds out!
DannyDay and the Way Station Affair
By John R Northern
You set the price! Words: 11,840. Language: British English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The dead are now stored as Memory Orbs on Saturn – (10mm crystal spheres) that hold cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) plus a chip to hold memories; All overseen by UISA that has been created by the amalgamation of Soyuz and NASA. In this world, Ivan Samarovich has learnt to survive and look after himself by using his particular skill to remove those in his way with terminal force. Who will stop him?
Flying The Friendly Skies 2015
By Helen E Davis
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
"Who's the terrorist?" It's a game Jeanne plays while waiting to fly in this near-future story of airplane travel, where plane security and economy trumps the comfort of travel. You think it's bad now? Just wait...
Very Bloody Mary
By Federico Negri
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: Italian. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Un cocktail preparato in un futuro distopico. Cinque minuti di lettura, proiettati nel buio di una situazione improvvisa, eccitante e terribilmente disperata.
It's Just a Job
By Walter Lazo
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
0.75 star(3.80 from 5 reviews)
A specialist in photographing places that are not supposed to exist, from a safe distance, is enticed by an obscene amount of money into infiltrating an abandoned Research Facility. There he will discover that it is never a good idea to deviate from standard operating procedure. It’s just a job, but sometimes it’s not what the job pays, but what it extracts.
Right to Life?
By Ardy
Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Matthew and Kristine Smith are both staunchly pro-life, but the results of genetic testing on their unborn baby may change their minds. Could sacrificing this one child save the lives of millions of people?
The Dance
By Sarah Ettritch
Price: Free! Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Mo and Lesley are going to the school dance together. But when another girl corners Mo and demands that she step aside, Mo bows to peer pressure and backs out of her date with Lesley. The Dance is the first story in the Rymellan science fiction series. There's no explicit sexual content, so it’s suitable for teens and adults.
Thorns Amidst Fireflies
By Jae Loren
Price: Free! Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It was a power game, the old ones would say. Once caught in the glamour of flickering lights, there was no way to notice the danger until it was too late.
Symbiotes
By Tom Dillon
Series: Horizon Station, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Vance, Ava, and Remi claimed an abandoned space station, they left many of their problems behind. But even with an entire station to themselves, they still have to learn with one another. Symbiotes is the second story in the Horizon Station series. You can read it on its own, but it will probably be more enjoyable when read along with the other stories in the series.
Dia Thorpe (Origins Part 5)
By W Bradley
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It has been weeks since Dia Thorpe met the alien known as Gheid. Her memories are still lost to her but perhaps she should forget about the old ones and create some new. Her day is about to become a little complicated. This is a short story of 2,400 words. It is part five in the 'Origins' series of stories which connect with one another in unexpected ways.