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Ruck Nor 2
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 17 reviews)
Craig West finds himself far from home on another planet; amongst landscape he'd never seen before. He survived his ordeal on earth but was he safe here? Captured; taken to a place where his DNA is extracted, can Craig adapt to this new life. PLEASE NOTE: This is not a 'stand alone' story but a continuation of "Ruck Nor'.
The Star Creature
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Today this would be called Flash Fiction. In 1979 it was a "short-short" story. It was first published in the Winter, 1979, issue of Unearth Magazine (Volume 2, Number 4). This is a story of the first encounter between two intelligent species. I've tried to present an unusual viewpoint and challenge some preconceptions. Mostly, I hope you enjoy it.
Spires
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
I should be barricaded at home, scared like the rest of them. But no. I'm out walking the streets, sure my mind is about to burn out. The last thing I need is to run into a snot-nosed kid with a stolen alien artifact. Both seem to have something to do with the vines invading the city, but why should I care? Unfortunately for me, the vines care. Includes the complete BONUS story, "In the Cauldron"
Twice as Bright
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
A flash story to fit into your coffee break. Ever wondered why time seems to be running increasingly fast?
Ruck Nor 3
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Craig finds himself back in school where he is to learn about the new planet which is now his home.
Second Honeymoon
Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When Jack Duncan finds out his wife changed the terms of her life insurance policy, he’s not a happy man. Instead of a cash payout, he gets a clone. His wife is back and all his planning has gone for naught.
Behind The Voice
Price: Free! Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Cordelia's world is turned inside out when she finds herself trapped in an elevator at the mercy of a presence who swears he's there to protect her. Forcing herself to trust a supernatural force against a life threatening situation, she must convince herself he actually exists, because he is the key to her survival.
Loss and other foolish notions
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The last transmission of Kalmor Yintih, the first leader of Jazidal- the capital home world of The Federation of Stellar Systems. 
There Goes the Neighborhood; Earthly Fantasy/Science Fiction Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The twenty original fantasy and science fiction Twilight Zone-like short stories of this diverse collection mostly take place on contemporary Earth or some slightly futuristic or altered Earth, where a technology, ghost, dragon, demon, curse, or space-alien intrudes. Some of the stories relate to subsequent e-book novels soon to be released.
The Secret Operation in the Matriarch's Kitchen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Two hair-dryers from outer space visit a normal home on Earth to rescue a fellow home appliance from the shackles of slavery. However, the blender they came to rescue does not seem willing to follow them...
Obsolete Protection
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The year is 2044 and it is a grim time in America. Hundreds of California refugees are dead and Commander Marcus Adario finds himself jobless and outcast from society. Can an obsolete protection officer find a reason to go on living in a world where society rewards and punishes people by casting “Positive” and “Negative” votes on the Cloud? Perhaps this despised hero has one more adventure left.
Seventy
Price: Free! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
After his home planet is destroyed Jeff Koenig is given the thankless task of settling a newly terraformed planet, a job that would be much easier of pessimistic Dr. Bella Lawson wasn't predicting the imminent destruction of the planet. The new colony will be out of contact with the rest of humanity for only seventy days, and by Day 1, everything has gone wrong.
The Scoundrel's Wife
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
While her super-villain husband leads an exciting life beyond the front door of their suburban home, his unnamed wife remains behind to keep the home tidy, his inventions correctly catalogued and her own dreams firmly locked away and neglected.
The Is Shop
Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Archie has never worked in an Is Shop before, although he's learning fast. Things are not that straightforward though: the proprietor is decidedly odd, the shop only stocks what the last person wanted and the customers are uncommonly rude. But things are to get stranger still...
Memories of Hel
Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
After a merciless enemy boards her cargo hauler, Captain Kasha Eaves is forced to make one of the most difficult decisions of her life - she withdraws her distress call. “DCCS Memories of Hel to any vessel within range – this ship is to be considered hostile. Repeat – the Memories of Hel is hostile. Destroy on sight.” However, her crew's fight for survival and freedom has barely begun.
Seed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In a future devoid of beauty, where people live and labor in squalid equality, a seed of hope is uncovered. A woman with a secret in a time where secrets mean death, brings life to a dying society.
Camielle's Lights
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Camielle never quite fit in. Her whole life she’s been nothing but a fly in a glass of milk—never quite coinciding with everyone and everything around her. Until, the unexpected happens. An amazing array of lights covers the New York skies, and the world is taken aback. What were these lights? Where did they come from? The answers evade even the most intelligent of people.
Letting Go
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
If you could keep your loved ones forever, would you? Susan must choose whether to watch her mother slowly fade away or preserve her.
Art Appreciation 101
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Glair Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A hapless man reduced to a night time security guard in a Metropolitan art museum is confronted by a lost child that speaks no English. He has 20 minutes to solve her riddle.
Don Coyote de la Merika
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When her mother is killed by a roving militia, Silende struggles to survive in a harsh world of scarcity, and sudden, violent death. She is taken in by the itinerant Don Coyote, but soon learns that his guise of easygoing detachment conceals far more calculating and complex motives.