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The Brain Machine
Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Brain 0.4 is the marvellous invention of Professor Sadsook. The professor is more or less pleased with his AI prodigy. Especially when it creates a stir revealed nation-wide for the first time. The bigger question is: can the professor handle his own creation? Speculative fiction, 6100 words.
Passing in the Night
Price: Free! Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011 by SSN Storytelling. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A year-long shift in the middle of the interstellar void can be dull. For the Fourth shift crew of the starliner Pericles, enroute to Earth from one of the colonies, the passage could best be called routine. Until sensors detect an unknown and unexpected object ahead. What they find in the endless night of space will forever change their universe. Assuming they survive to tell about it.
The Belar (A Tale from the Gateway Worlds)
Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
On Davox, the second moon of the Gateway World of Utainium, the Belar, majestic shepherds of the runeyan live peacefully. But now their adopted world is filling with Watchers from the home world of Omni, Watchers who, usually, take whatever they wish...
Automatic Assassin
Price: Free! Words: 40,570. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A cyberpunk space opera about Xolo, a man who replaced his conscience with a machine. A routine assassination on a synthetic planet gets complicated when Xolo stupidly rescues some kids, gets a bomb in his head (that falls in love with him) and then winds up on the world of kings, brainslaves and electric zombies known as ‘Earth,’ where he is mistaken for a cosmic messiah.
Histoire d'un Choix
Price: Free! Words: 10,220. Language: French. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jérôme Menasis est un homme ordinaire, qui mène une vie ordinaire. Son quotidien va basculer du jour au lendemain suite à une apparition des plus mystérieuses. Il sera embarqué malgré lui dans un processus qui va le contraindre à faire un choix ultime.
Tempting Yerva
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A young acolyte in the midst of puberty finds monastic life a drag. An alien presence whispers in her ear, tempting her with visions undreamed of, visions so sinister as to be . . . appealing? Speculative fiction, 2200 words.
Gingerblon!
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
A magniloquent knight is invested with a curious and disturbing task: to investigate a young girl’s purported ‘loitering’ about the infamous Castle Creep. Is it for real? The task seems trivial, almost absurd . . . but all is not what it seems . . . Fantasy, 6400 words.
The Mirror of Eventualities
Price: Free! Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Magus is summoned by the queen of Ampidares to deal with her political troubles. The Magus, however, is inept. His thaumaturgy reels him into the murky dimension of Ynos where he must elude strange phenomena and even feyer creatures to survive. Fantasy, 6000 words.
The Sacred Protocol
Series: Evilution. Price: Free! Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Sacred Protocol is the first volume in the Evilution series. It is an alternate history crime thriller. Two pivotal events in history have a very different outcome. The first is the Spanish Armada. The story swiftly moves to the collapse of the internet in 2016. A slide to dystopian culture is avoided by the new SACRED system. An increasing number of protesters against SACRED die mysteriously.
Tournament at Bergum
Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An upstart swordstress, seeking her place in the world, trains under a controversial wanderer. Is he a sword-master in his own right? Her restless heart seems to think so, yet she is caught off guard when the trials come . . . The annual tournament is announced, and the Regent boasts of a new champion—one who strikes fear into the hearts of all . . . Fantasy adventure, 5600 words.
Touched by the Tithys
Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An up-and-coming healer must wield the infamous Tithys blade to protect her clan from the rival warrior-dans. But how can she unleash its sinister power when she feels so much compassion for the enemy? Heroic fantasy, 5000 words.
The Magic Hoop and Hat
Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A mischievous glist seduces a woebegone archer into embarking on a journey of self discovery. The archer’s somewhat jaunty adventures lead him to the realm of Phargus, where anything is possible—or so it seems . . . Fantasy, 5000 words.
The Bones of St. Isis
Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A burglary gone bad forces a young thief on an impromptu adventure to faraway Parnoss, the city of the Magi. Under the sway of a new master he is gifted with synchronistic sight by a strange set of prophetic bones, but is it enough to take on the mysterious and formidable Magistrar? Heroic fantasy, 9900 words.
Lonely Child
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
John is a young boy of ten years, inquisitive, playful, mischievous much like any other ten year old. John was born and brought up in zero gravity however, never able to walk on Earth. An opportunity has come up for John to talk to some other children on the surface and John must wrestle with his own envy of their life while realising they envy his life in outer space even more so.
Tuesday Night at Powerman's
Series: The Harry Blaine Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Superpowered police officer Harry Blaine brings his daughter to a very special gym, where weights are measured not in pounds, but in tons. This story is a sequel to Bulletproof and Young Guns, and is included in The Bulletproof Badge collection.
Plenty of Time
Price: Free! Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tim, a technician who provides maintenance on a super-secret time machine, steals an unauthorized trip into the past to try and save his recently deceased fiancee, unaware of the effects this seemingly innocent event will have on the world.
Retribution on a Jetpack
Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A woman with nothing to lose embarks on a potential suicide mission, across the dangerous inner asteroid belt, with only one goal in mind: to destroy the man who took her family. Set in the distant future, this a companion story to the forthcoming science fiction novel, 2492.
Opening Acts
Price: Free! Words: 133,100. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
SFNovelists.com proudly offers you twenty-five first chapters from forthcoming and currently available novels across the spectrum of science fiction and fantasy.
False Impression
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Bron and Rast thought it would be an easy pay day, kill a wandering party of orcs that are harassing a nearby village then reap the rewards. The battle might just be harder than they thought though with some unexpected allies helping out.
A God-Blasted Land: The Bastard Cadre #1
Series: The Bastard Cadre, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A fast paced epic fantasy and science fiction adventure Avril Ethanson is a technology salvager living a quiet life on a seemingly empty world that was built for billions. But when an eccentric assassin crosses his path and turns Avril's world upside down, Avril goes on the run and must survive encounters with immortals, dragons, and cadres of bondsmen.