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Pause
By Michael D. Britton
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A new weapon - one that freezes its targets in space-time - has a mysterious side effect on Captain John Benjamin of the Raptor's Shadow. Can a cure be found before his world seems to come to a complete stop?
Tendon from Bone - Part 3
By Thomas Eggenberger
Price: Free! Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Arkheim struggles with guilt; a new face threatens to uncover Nielszkov's activities. Letemps gets what he wants, and Gren gets an unexpected visitor. Sylaxia begins the hard part of her plan. "One down, and one to go." Increasingly paranoid and sleep-deprived, Byel works to unravel Tor's cryptic clues and hunt down the source of taunts over Catherine's death.
Lieve liefde
By Anaïd Haen
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: Dutch. Published: January 6, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Bij hun zoektocht naar ijzer stuiten Mars en Bries op een eenzaam ruimteschip. Aan boord: Een stokoude vrouw, een slapende jongeman en een stel kweekjes.
To Dream On Evil
By Sarah A. Hoyt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Delphine finds herself caught between love of her husband and the fear that what he's planning is evil. Should they kill the ambassador of Earth? Is there a way out that won't destroy them all?
The van der Rohe Forgery
By Raymund Eich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by CV-2 Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Fakes. Johan's newly purchased antique Barcelona chairs, perfect examples of van der Rohe's original design, came fresh from an asteroid factory, not from the prior century on distant Earth. Facing his wife's anger, risking their friends' scorn, could he use an interplanetary crisis to turn the tables—and chairs?
Daisy Chaining
By Mary E. Lowd
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A boastful spaceman traps himself into racing a frezzipod through an asteroid field. (Original venue: Untied Shoelaces of the Mind, Issue #5)
These Delicate Creatures
By Melissa Yuan-Innes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When a tyrant overtakes her space colony, Emma Lo strikes back with her art. She employs nanotechnology to transform her nearly century-old body so that she may play Othello in a desperate bid to satirize and overthrow the President—until someone hacks Emma's com link and begins to blackmail her. A cat-and-mouse game where Emma's life and spirit are at stake.
Starship Victory: Twilight of the Gods
By Joey Peters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Chief Kylie Hayes is on a mission. The civilization of Earth-763 is trying to commit suicide with a tool vastly beyond their technological level. They are a warrior world descended from the culture that would be known as the Norse on many other worlds and after centuries of strife their only desire is to call down their gods and end their world in one last glorious battle.
The Flip Side #2: The Gods of Deibren
By J.L. Stephens
Price: Free! Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011 by J. L. Stephens. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Starla Knight, crushed by the loss of her friend and traumatized by the accident that stranded her on the alien world of Deibren, continues to hunt for other survivors and for the reason why she crashed on the planet's surface. As her adventures lead her deeper into the planet's mysteries, Starla must accept that there is more happening on this world than she can understand.
Nevermind the Bollocks
By Annie Bellet
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011 by Doomed Muse Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Diarmuid long ago gave up hope of escaping his indentured servitude on the Family's large drug-refining space station. But when he accidentally uncovers a spy from a rival crime syndicate, everything changes. Suddenly escape looks possible and with a crazy sexbot and a paranoid Siberian on his side, what could possibly go wrong?
Shadow of a Memory
By Elizabeth McCoy
Series: Kintaran Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the universe of the Kintarans, there are tall tales of what lies in the far reaches of space. Some of them may be true... (A sequel to "Wahnt.")
To Dance Amongst The Stars
By Steph Bennion
Price: Free! Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011 by WyrdStar. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A seasonal science-fiction fairy tale! Can the poor, down-trodden kitchen slave Ganesa find a Prince Charming in the shape of young, dashing space captain Hanuman? As they meet for the first time on the dance floor at the American Embassy's Christmas Ball, she is the first to admit he's not exactly her type in this tongue-in-cheek pastiche of Cinderella. Short story, approx 8000 words.
Trek Script 2
By Robert Jeschonek
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Sci-Fi
Once upon a galaxy, a spaced-out writer launched a script for a starry TV episode set in a universe much like a certain trek we know and love. Here, for the first time, you can experience this voyage into trekkerness. The names are new, but you might recognize the drama and excitement of an epic encounter aboard the star cruiser Sojourner in a distant quadrant of the final frontier.
Trek Script!
By Robert Jeschonek
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Sci-Fi
Once upon a galaxy, a spaced-out writer launched a script for a starry TV episode set in a universe much like a certain trek we know and love. Here, for the first time, you can experience this adventure of the next generation of trekkers. The names are new, but you might recognize the drama and excitement of an epic encounter aboard the star cruiser Infinitude on the final frontier.
Mistaken Abduction
By PJ Lawton
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
On New Axon, the gambling capital of the galaxy, some bad guys kidnapped a wealthy man’s child. But they made one big, deadly mistake. They took Galactic P.I. Majestic Kane’s daughter as well. Kane really loves his daughter. They shouldn’t have done that…
The Rebelliousness of Trassi Udang
By Patty Jansen
Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Short story set in the ISF-Allion universe. Published in the Belong anthology (Ticonderoga publications). Fifteen-year old Ari has plenty of run-ins with enforcers when he smuggles prohibited ingredients for his uncle and other clandestine restaurants in the B-sector of New Jakarta Station. But he stumbles on a rebellion that reaches far outside his insular little work, and is far more dangerous.
As Needed
By Anaïd Haen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011 by enpublikant. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Cinda installs an illegal update in her rocc-jelly bed, she gets more than she bargained for. This science fiction love story was nominated for the “Fantasy Strijd Brugge” (Fantasy Battle Bruges) 2010.
Courier Run
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe No. 18. Two new adventures! "Kin Ties" explores the ties that bind beloved kin--and desperate enemies. "Guaranteed Delivery" is a tale of love, leadership, and insurance fraud. Liaden Universe is a registered trademark belonging to Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
My Wild Heads
By Douglas T. Vale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
An idle heir finds three alien heads on a distant world, and wants to bring them back to Earth as trophies to prove himself. But the heads have different ideas. A science fiction short story.
The Shrooms of Benares
By Robert Jeschonek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Benares: planet of fungi on the far frontier. Mushrooms grow taller than trees, fungal creatures roam the landscape...and a terrible new spore turns humans into the walking dead. The only man left alive, a genetically modified super space priest named Father Obregon, sets out to confront this threat and save the woman he loves. But the deadly fungal spore has other plans in store for them both.