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Merriweather Dome by Nichole Haines
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: Simple English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Men and women were sitting together in groups, telling stories, smoking their long tobacco pipes and discussing in whispers about the coming STAs. The illuminati had done a great PR job and people were excited about having access to every level of the Intra Connection System, although there were a few voices of warning, most people simply ignored them, a behavior that became so common on Omar that
The Fifth Gift by Roger Williams
You set the price! Words: 5,190. Language: American English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The author of The Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect returns with a short story about aliens bearing gifts which may or may not represent the ultimate Trojan horse.
Enthralled: A Dawn Universe Short Story by Zachariah Wahrer
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tsarevna and her team of raiders prowl the fringes, making excursions into Ashamine controlled space to prey on merchant vessels. When they discover an abandoned Ashamine battle cruiser, the pirates know the tech and resources on board will make them unimaginably rich. After boarding, however, Tsarevna discovers exactly why the human empire abandoned the massive ship, changing her forever.
Something Other Than Human by Jeni Linden
Price: Free! Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
For millennia, the alien artifact had played its haunting music to a planet devoid of intelligent life. Now, four human explorers arrive, completely unaware of the risks they will face… This story is an introduction to the Silver Sands trilogy. Look for Book One (Captives of the Song) which is coming soon to Smashwords.
Сборник эссе: самый выдающийся ученый by Professional Science (Профессиональная наука) Scientific Community-based organization (Научная общественная организация)
Price: Free! Words: 13,170. Language: Russian. Published: February 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Данная книга является сборником эссе по результатам конкурса, проводимого НОО «Профессиональная наука» в рамках проекта Interclover. На конкурс пришло более 50-ти эссе от студентов российских и зарубежных ВУЗов. Наши эксперты выбрали лучшие работы по 6-ти оценочным критериям. Эта книга будет наиболее полезна для студентов, аспирантов, магистрантов и учащихся
Sanctuary (Chronicles of the Imagination Book 2) by D.Z. Adams
Price: Free! Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sanctuary is the story of an unusual friendship between a young indigenous girl and an alien pilot stranded in the Amazon forest. Life in the jungle is peaceful until the day the tribe is under attack.
Gamla hjältar: avsnitt 1x01 (Svenska utgåvan) (Swedish Edition) by Anna Erishkigal
Price: Free! Words: 17,270. Language: Swedish. Published: January 30, 2018 by Seraphim Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Angeliska specialstyrkans överste Mikhail Mannuki'ili vaknar, dödligt sårad, i sitt kraschade skepp. Kvinnan som räddat hans liv har en mystiskt förmåga att hela. Men vem sköt ned Mikhail? Och varför? Ninsianna har alltid haft en speciell relation till gudinnan. Hon kommer från en lång släktgren av shamaner och helare. När hon flyr ut i öknen för att undkomma tvångsäktenskap med Hövdingens...
Fled Zeppelin by HarryBerg
You set the price! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Short Speculative Science Fiction Story. In a post nuclear war world, zeppelins from rival empires fly around the globe, rescuing those willing to abandon their homeland in search of a better life.
Zombie Outbreak Survival: Clenched Fist by Van Allen
Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Keep in mind I'm Captain Allen, USMC and you're not! The zombie apocalypse is a comin'. Are you paranoid? Are you afraid? I'm not. I'm The Captain. In this book I explore what a great political speech sounds like against the backdrop of a full blown zombie apocalypse. Imagine the world went to shit fast and some time later during the shit, new leadership steps forward. What would he or she say?
The Armor Heist by D. Clarence Snyder
Price: Free! Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political(5.00 from 1 review)
When corporations have the same legal status as sovereign nations, wars for market dominance are fought with freelance mercenaries in city streets. A smuggler, a sniper, and a shape-shifting thief hire on to steal a box and concoct a risky plan to hit the armored car carrying it – with another armored car.
The Red Cavalry by Natacha Guyot
Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the enemy captures members of her platoon, including her husband, Major Borcar’do will do all she can to rescue them. She does not care that she is on maternity leave, stuck in a strategy advisor role. Just give the “Red Cavalry” a fast ship and trusted comrades, and she will get her people back.
Jim & Jill by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
It's sometime in the future on planet Earth, perhaps the 25th century or thereabouts. The humanoid robots have won out. And, what do these ultra-smart androids do for entertainment? Why, they replay miscellaneous memories from the humankind era. But, it seems that not all of these memories are static. Some seem to have an impetus to have a meta-life of their own. Well, until ... (1300 words)
Mozek Part 8: Realistic Truth by Kiki Kay Lee
Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Mozek. Some people may know such a place. Some may not. Mozek is a conspiracy theory that entails the afterlife of the human species. One of many multiverses surround us. Who is to say that we are not in control of what happens to us after we pass away? Is someone or something in charge of all the outcomes of your decisions in life? Is the afterlife always peaceful or is it somewhat hectic?
Pathology Report by Will Robinson
Price: Free! Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A scientist's research on an isolated planet comes under the gaze of a fanatical agency dedicated to the eradication of alien life. The scientist and his assitants must risk their lives to save their research and their planet.
Jennifer: A SciFi Short Story by R.G. Westerman
You set the price! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
With his best friend deep in a coma and presumed not to recover, Brock Hardy is faced with a devastating decision. His station requires him to marry, but can he make the choice when his heart is elsewhere? In the style of Twilight Zone or Black Mirror, this short story will whisk you away to a world where taffeta and gentility are a thin veneer to a much darker reality and inescapable truth.
Through Formaldehyde and Glass by Martin Alvarez
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(3.00 from 1 review)
A man wakes up in a room and can't remember who he is. A woman who comes and goes will help him escape.