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Silver Dagger
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Duke Lance Stalwart turned pirate after Duke Harrence declares war on the galaxy. But when Princess Mara is found in an isopod, Lance embarks on a quest to return her to the Queen and foil Duke Harrence's design to conquer the galaxy.
Occupy Stinking America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Walter Peabody has a problem. But is the problem with him, or his entire stinking nation? As they pare away all that is unnecessary in their lives, Walter and Gwendolyn-- and everyone else in this great land our ours-- just might find out. For without his stench, Walter would have nothing: not his supermodel wife, not his mega-yacht, and definitely not enough of a fortune to fuel a small army.
Orussian Quarantine
Series: Tales of shrouded history, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
The Orussians had found a way to harness the power of labor by engineering ant-monkeys, a hard-working and loyal slave species—until the uprising. Having manipulated the genes of her own pet ant-monkey,and granting him free will,bioscientist Uriëlla has grievously breached the code of conduct.These events lead to a struggle of biblical proportions which promises to forever alter Orus civilization.
The Battle for Moscow, Idaho & Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of six of Edward W. Robertson's sci-fi and horror stories. Along with two new works, previously published stories include "The Battle for Moscow, Idaho," "Death Among the Grasseaters," "The Magic Taco Wagon," and "The Inspiration of Philocrates," a steampunk-hued Aether Age tale of a cold war between ancient Greece and Egypt. Approximately 24,000 words long.
Chronos and Old Facts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: American English. Published: March 14, 2014 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A budding scholar gets sent to a hidden building on the campus to meet Chronos, the keeper (and destroyer) of old facts. What he learns from Chronos will make him re-think everything he thinks he knows. Is it chronological snobbery, or is it just good scholarship?
The Santa Claus Gang
Series: Marlowe and the Spacewoman, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's hard to enjoy Xmas when even the Santa Claus Gang's out to get you. When the Prussian Death Squad Robot commandos disappear on Xmas Eve, the crime bears all the hallmarks of the dreaded Santa Claus Gang. With only a few hours to locate the missing commandos, Marlowe and Nina find themselves yet again delving into the seedy, dumpster-filled underbelly of the City’s criminal underworld.
The Touchstone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A woman named Haroula, tormented by her past, journeys to a far planet to seek the Touchstone, who is rumored to be able to discern ultimate truth. When she encounters the Touchstone and the strange creatures called glims that surround him, she is confronted with a far stranger truth than she had thought possible.
Becoming the Story
Price: Free! Words: 35,000. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of short stories by L.E. Henderson ranging from personal prose to fantasy and science fiction.
Canada Day Parade
Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Events at a Canada Day Parade in a small Eastern Ontario town take an unusual turn when a high-tech prototype and a thunderstorm combine to translocate a motley selection of participants to ... They're not sure where. But the Men in Black on both sides of the border would certainly like to know how the Dyn-O-Tel Mark II managed it.
Unremarkable & Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Whether it’s the tales of people with extraordinary abilities, or the rumors of a secret government organization established to hunt them down, few can deny that the world has become a strange and sometimes frightening place. In the middle of it all, a few individuals try to make sense of the mystery and hunt down clues to its origin, while others can only try to deal with the consequences.
Alien Science Fiction Vol. 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011 by Holbrook Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ranging from humorous to dark and gritty, to the downright dark, every story in the Alien Science Fiction series has one thing in common — aliens. The first five stories here either directly take an alien's viewpoint, or feature the effect of alien life on humans, or journey to alien worlds, whether real or virtual.
Wolf Shadows
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A black ops agent is using Athena Station 12 as a way to defect - but is everything as simple as it appears?
Stories of the Season
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of odd, hilarious, touching, eerie, or simply entertaining science fiction, fantasy, paranormal, and romantic tales inspired by the Spirit of Christmas, by award-winning author, Darragh Metzger. Includes: Call of the Wild; And To All a Good Night; Long Distance; A Gift of Avalon; Merry Christmoose
Le Trou De Babel
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 970. Language: French. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Au fil de ses rencontres, nous accompagnons le Funambule Acoustique dans une odyssée sonochronique, franchissant les galaxies au son des sornettes. Dans ce deuxième épisode, le funambule, en proie aux discours parsemés d'éclairs d'un vieux grec antique, apprend que la base de la communication n'est qu'un vide à combler.
Starlight, Starbright
Series: Vain Are the Stars. Price: Free! Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The archivist Un'Yhe has honored the strangers throughout his long lifetime. The strangers have smiled at every relic of the broods' homeworld Un'Yhe has brought before them. Un'Yhe's care continues to expand the museum built upon the strangers' crashed ark, until one day the strangers unfold the homeworld's bright sky to reveal a sparkling treasure more glorious than even Un'Yhe's museum houses.
Back Again (The Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 31,810. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Between life and death lies fate. COULD YOU WATCH A LOVED ONE DIE TO SAVE THEIR LIFE? "Dawn had lost count of the number of times she’d lived through this. Every time it hurt as much as the time before. Eventually, she thought that she must become immune to the events, and that her heart wouldn’t shatter into a thousand, million pieces— But it always did."
Frost Fire Worlds February 2014
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,250. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This quarterly magazine is devoted to science fiction and fantasy for younger readers, ages 8 to 80 or so. The stories focus on characters, on adventures, on folks coping with future developments or, in the case of fantasy, magical circumstances.
The Binge Attack
Series: Zhané White's Cull Stories, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by All-Seeing Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Food to die for...The Binge Attack, a short story inspired by The Cull Trilogy. Alan's doctor always warned him about his weight. Not this time. Cull's new obesity programme has started: No more diets. No more workouts. No more help. Now he's finally free to eat to his heart's content, but can his heart stand the pressure?
The Countryside Computer
Series: Mauretania Comics. Price: Free! Words: 210. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Comic-strip sci-fi. Deep in the countryside, strange things are happening. What new machine is this? The Countryside Computer comes to all the local farms along the newly-widened roads! Add to Cart now!
Eclectic Sheep That Androids Never Dreamed Of
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A mixed collection of sixteen science fiction short stories by Bob Lock. Some have been previously published on-line and in print, some have not.