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Fear of Thought
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In the Outer Colonies, researchers discover a child with a mental ability that surpasses their own psionic operatives. More than just an evolutionary link, Rhikki proves to be a creature unlike anything they have encountered.
Station OSCX-9
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
At the edge of explored space, Orbital Station CX-9 usually swarms with construction workers and bright lights. But when the shuttle Persephone arrives with Stokes and the relief crew, they find the station eerily empty and echoing with the strains of an ancient Earth opera. Can Stokes determine what happened before the Persephone suffers the same fate?
The Questing Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
J. Reed Brasher knows he has forgotten something important. A lot of somethings, actually. The memory of his entire life slips through his grasp save for bits and pieces. Age, they tell him. And at 90, maybe he should believe them. But he doesn’t. Because he remembers something. Something that tells him he should never have lost his memory in the first place.
While Time Can Wait
Price: Free! Words: 41,630. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A lighthearted short story of a god-like alien who shows up in one man's back yard with a message.
The Disappearance of Josie Andrew
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A technician in an artificial birthing center comes to work to discover one of his kids is missing.
Darker Matter: Stories of Strange Futures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
“[Polson] provides some remarkable observations about the nature of humanity…” - K.J. Hannah Greenberg (Tangent Online) Now available after sitting in virtual purgatory for over a year: a collection of six dark science fiction stories. Some are brutal, others heart-wrenching and poignant.
Imposter: A Hrothgar Tebrey Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Asura Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Commander Hrothgar Tebrey leads a team of Special Forces personnel to hunt a Theta entity. He finds more than he bargained for.
Job Qualifications
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The expectations we place on our politicians seem impossible for any person to achieve. A candidate needs to be all things, know all walks of life, understand every segment of his constituency. How could one person achieve so much . . . without a little help from a handful of clones?
Apex Magazine - Issue 5
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Enjoy our special international science fiction issue of Apex Magazine! With stories by Aliette de Bodard, Nir Yaniv, and Alexsander Ziljak. Guest edited by Lavie Tidhar.
Queen Bee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Domed cities; a lost lover; alien lifeforms whose biochemical excretions might kill you or worse... Colvin Stark must battle deadly jungle and primitive settlers to find his fleeing lover, and his destiny. Traditional science fiction with a contemporary spin, Queen Bee showcases the short fiction talent of an author described by Locus as belonging in "the recognized front ranks of SF writers".
Red Legacy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lantis is a brilliant young man and one of the most intelligent people in the world. Atly is his younger brother, always immersed in his wonderful fantasy world, constantly creating stories filled with creatures of legend. When their dad takes them to the Dragons Reservation—to study seismic fissures—Atly discovers something that will threaten the planet’s very own existence.
The Most Famous Face You've Never Heard Of
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In one Universe, someone will live one life. However, if one thing is altered at a certain point, they will still go on but live an entirely different life, possible in alternate realities. Can one meeting make such a difference? Why not find out?
In Search of The Perfect Cup
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Trevor Watkins writes coffee table books, but now he faces his biggest project yet. A coffee table book about coffee! Problem: everyone he talks to has a different opinion of the perfect cup. Finally he discovers Almost, Oregon, a mysterious town where rumor has it there exists the best coffee in the world. Trevor journeys to Almost and discovers more than the perfect cup. Much more.
Attack of the Space Nazis from Mars
Price: Free! Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Nazis from space launch an attack on New York City, Kent, a newsman with wartime experience, and an unlikely army has to fight to save the world. Not everything is as it seems in this two fisted tale of heart stopping, pulp style adventure.
Creature of the Deep
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A young girl finds herself face to face with a mystical sea creature that her father once assured was an old fish tale.
Upgrades
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Stick has fallen to the level of slave in the waterfields of a hostile planet. And he's good with that. Until they start rebuilding him against his will.
A Stranger's Fear Edited
Series: Edenia. Price: Free! Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
original edited version to "A Stranger's Fear" original edited version to "A Stranger's Fear" Sent to a Science Fiction Fantasy magazine for publication. Wound up rejected as a result. Please post a review of what you think of the story. Let the author know.
Aardvarks to Planet X
Series: The Hexology in Seven parts. Price: Free! Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Come on a journey through space, time, death and reality. To learn what it truly is to be human, even when your not. Revel in mankind’s greatest achievements, and bear witness to our darkest hours. Search for life at the ends of the universe, and beyond. Drawing on the inspiration of classic science fiction books, films and television. All set to the backdrop, of a soundtrack for every generation.
Antarctic Blast
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Global warming, a secret brotherhood, climate scientists, and politics conspire to create the circumstance for a global catastrophe. Be unsettled as fact and fiction merge to make plausible the unthinkable. Enjoy this short tale and be comforted that only some of it is true. You may have to surf the net a bit to determine which parts are in fact real.
سائنس فکشن - نمود سے پہلے
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: Urdu. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
یہ کہا نی شما لی ا مریکہ کی سر زمین کی ہے-عہد، گزشتہ سے بھی پہلے کی-قصَہ شروع ہوتا ہے ایک ایسے ملزم سے جو انسانی تا ریخ کے پہلے اجلاس میں نا دانستہ طور پر کچھ ایسی حرکات کر بیٹھتا ہے جو کہ حکا مِ اعلی کی ناراضگی کا سبب بن جا تی ہیں-اس پر مقَدمہ چلایا جاتا ہے- لیکن یہ ملزم اصل میں کسی اور روپ میں تو نہیں؟