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Our Own Personal Gaia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story from the pen of speculative fiction writer James Monaghan. Do worlds have souls? Can planets fight back? In the near future, mankind has spread to the stars, terraforming planets for their own convenience. But when the thirst for new worlds leads men to a world unlike any other, life as we know it may come to an end…
Feef's House
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has over 50 published works, novels & short pieces. Feef's House is a re-released SF story originally published in the DAW anthology Space, Inc.: Shadia is a tough, independent itinerant space worker who calls no place home—until the day an ugly, insecure little pet needs help...and offers her something priceless in return.
Party Central
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ramona & Wayne are getting ready to retire to a nice quiet life and are invaded by aliens. These cats, rats and elephants want them to grab a party hat, a feathered boa and join their conga line. What will they do? Includes the bonus story, Blarney.
Mother
Price: Free! Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
The last big budget exploration mission for NASA has gone wrong. The first of eight Seeker spacecraft sent to our nearest stars has come to life. What has happened? What if the newly sentient probe reaches its Mission Objective and finds life? Can humanity afford to make its first contact with an alien race though an ambassador they have created, but do not know?
Harley and the Alien
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A lot of things in George Wannamaker's life didn't go according to plan. A simple little recon mission left him stranded in the desert north of Reno for decades. Who could blame him for wanting a family? Well, his bosses might. See, George isn't exactly from this time zone.
Wahnt
Series: Kintaran Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Kintara Station was once run by a Consortium of clans; now a single Wahn (leader) rules... uneasily. But a clan-leader has hired a notorious privateer as his champion, the shaman sire of Kintara Station's new Wahn has involved himself, and the station - lacking weapons - is a big, fat target for pirates. Previously published in Pawprints, Wahnt contains violence, and is suitable for teens and up.
Delphinus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by SSN Storytelling. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Piter's honeymoon was off to a splendid start. He and his bride had a fancy bridal suite on a luxury spaceliner and a private view of the most beautiful aurora in the galaxy. Then it all went to hell. Narrowly escaping the spaceliner's destruction in a cargo shuttle, he, his bride, and five others crash onto an un-colonized moon, where they have to figure out how to survive until rescue.
Dragonworld ETC (The Society On Da Run #3)
Series: The Society On Da Run, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Notice: this is an anthology. In this e-chapbook are twelve poem-stories that serve as an introduction to the space dragon epic 'The Society On Da Run'. These twelve (and more) poems and stories are diverse and offer up something new to the world of Dragons.
Prayers on the Wind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
All humanity is at peace under the Treasured King, the physical incarnation of the library that contains all wisdom. But now the peace is threatened by the alien Sang, and humanity’s response is fatally divided— and worse, the Treasured King seems to be going mad. This novelette was nominated for a Nebula Award on its first appearance.
Assault of the Telda
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
After attacking the Deltorian Royal Family the Deltorian warriors aggressively seek out the enemy known as the Telda. After gaining as much information after capturing a few middlemen the warriors must split up as their journey takes them to the Deltorian cities of Vitca and Plactu. The evil intentions of the Teldas are to turn Deltor into a disgusting wasteland.
Just Shoot Me Now!: A Poker Boy Story
Series: Poker Boy Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Poker Boy wants nothing more then to be left alone in a good game of poker. But a cherub circles overhead in the poker room wanting to talk. And Poker Boy knows this cherub and knows the little guy represents trouble. Even worse, the question the cherub asks Poker Boy could change a lot of futures. How really, really annoying.
Call from the Wild
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Neil's world, there are miniature seeing-eye horses, service pigs, stock-guarding llamas, and bred-up Siamese guard cats—because in Neil's world, dogs were never domesticated, and never will be. But it seems no one's asked the dogs what they think... An alternate history story, originally published by DAW in ReVisions.
Sea of Chaos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,990. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011 by Callihoo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science fiction novelette. Winin is a wayfinder: he uses ancient Micronesian navigator's art to navigate starships through overspace in a virtual reality outrigger canoe. Winin is chosen for a rescue mission seeking a starliner adrift in overspace. When the virtual reality in his ship goes down, are his knowledge and reflexes enough to guide a starship through the Maelstrom?
Gathering Shards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011 by Callihoo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science fantasy short story. Lasai's sole purpose in life was to bring peace to the ghosts of the alien Ebchians, who had died a thousand years before. He did not foresee what would happen when archaeologists began excavating the ancient Ebchian cities.
Synthesis and IRAQ 2050 (Combined Edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
The war born of the foolishness of our leaders never stopped. In 2003 we started a war. We started a war, but it never ended. Countless people died as the terrorists formed into a united group. Now we must face their wraith and fight for what little we have in a world gone mad. This is the story of one man and his struggle in this war. (Two stories combined.)
Tank Nuclear and Tank 2 Mercy Mission (Combined Edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Tank and his team have a job - a big job. Unfortunately, their manager/sniper has got them in a bit of trouble. 500 cyborg soldiers and a bunch of nukes make for a rough fight that will leave the team scarred and broken in a fight that will take them to their limits. (Two stories inside.)
On the Border: A Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Harry started running rum when his pa ran off to California and his ma got too sick to work - but tonight's the first time he's let his little brother Sam come along. Sam doesn't understand how Harry does it: he's got some special connections to keep clear of the Prohibition Agents, but who are they are and where are they from? One thing's for sure: they're from a lot further away than Canada.
Arminium
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Novella When a promised "vacation" campaign ends in disaster, two rival mercenaries must work together to survive in a desperate bid to escape the planet they are caught on. Follow their action packed adventure to see whether they can defy a planetary government and escape with their lives, or if they end in the shallow grave fate of the mercenary warrior.
Pale Reflection
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the near future death is little more than an inconvenience, a mind can simply be transferred into a new body upon death. Sam, a young boy, watches as his mother slowly passes away in front of him. He struggles to understand how her mind and consciousness will be transferred into a new body and that she will be the same mother he grew up with.
Love After 80 and Love at a Beauty Pageant (Combined Edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The world has changed and man and machine have merged. Relationships that should have been about love have now expanded to involve ageism. This is one man’s story of trying to find love at 80 and the pain and torment of it. (2 Stories Inside.)