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My Last Day
Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Police chase SHORT STORY - in the future with flying cars. It's police Captain Matt Selznick's last day on the job, and he's going to make sure he ends his career on a high note. Rather than ending with a customary day at the desk, he goes out in the field impersonating a criminal transporter to pick up a bad guy and bring him in for questioning. Sounds simple right? If only it had been.
The Vagabond Storyteller
Price: Free! Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Professor Graham Higgins unearths a fantastic story of a storyteller who joined a travelling show and told tales of metal ships and "horseless carriages which move with the speed of the wind". He also claimed to be from the United States of America, a century before that name was even used. Will the professor track down the truth and is he ready for what it might mean for him?
Pilgrims
Series: Science Fiction ยท Apocalyptic. Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Pilgrims travel to a time honored place to pray for the ancients to return.
Prey
Price: Free! Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Science Fiction short story. Krin Tlento finds herself on the run from the bulls of the barendi herd she was hunting. Her radio sabotaged, she has but one option: to face death with honor, as befits one of the People of Tlar, with her fangs in the throat of a barendi bull. In the unlikely event she should survive, her second priority is to retake her ship from the mutineers who left her to die.
Loss Leader
Price: Free! Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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After many delays and last-minute setbacks, the first colony ship leaves planet Earth for a distant star. Join the crew as they discover all is not as it seems... Originally published in Andromeda Spaceways #3
PeeDee3, Intergalactic Insectiod Assassin in: In Sheep's Clothing (Season 1, Episode 2)
Series: PeeDee3 is Dead, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Tricorner Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Peedee3 has been hired by a ‘Dillo, a dame built like a brick house, meaning she’s even tougher than he is. Soon he’s traversing the galaxy accompanied by a slippery eel with his own plans. Today the bug will face loss of life and limbs at the paws of a professional cat armed with a SST launched knievel missile. A bug never had it so good. File under Sci-Fi Noir Comedy Series
Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by One Hand Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Join Denek and Crim as they dissect the meaning of freedom with the pointed efficiency of the battle hardened space trooper, sure to make any academic cringe in disapproval: it’s theory versus practice and force-projection instead of analytical referencing – strangely thought provoking and yet thoroughly disrespectful at the same time.
Blue Ink: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Six-year-old Jason doesn't want to be cloned, even if his parents think it's a good financial investment. Concerned that his second self may not be happy, he secretly plans to violate the rules of his society... with unexpected results. About 3400 words. This story is also included in the collection DEAD MEN DON'T CRY: 11 Stories by Nancy Fulda.
The Time Traveler's Lament
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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For two decades Eric Montague has traveled back in time to the scene of his wife’s fatal accident. Even though he grieves for her constantly, he is willing to repeatedly relive the heartache of her death because it is the only way he can hold his wife again… if only for a moment. When a curious stranger appears Eric is soon faced with a new reality.
Blue is for Boys
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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After a weekend of fun and excess he can't remember, Ravi wakes to a living nightmare that will change him forever. Soon he finds out where he is headed, and whether he likes it or not, who he is.
Mongol Dawn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Ghengis Khan meets a whole new kind of enemy in this flash fiction piece that blends alternative history and science fiction. It's a fast and fun read.
Flight 1401 A Science Fiction Anthology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Near future science fiction: a lone youth is faced with deadly danger in a post-apocalyptic wasteland; a child finds a cache of century-old 'buried treasure'; a dying father reveals a secret world to his son; on a plane trip from NY to London, a young man's computer tablet is more capable than he anticipated; and the pressure to find new sources of fossil fuels leads to an ominous discovery.
Creation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Alternative history
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Short story. Some science fair projects just refuse to die.
His Best Weapon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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Morale Officer Lt. Daffyd Allenby is about to be thrown out an airlock by the terrorists who have starjacked his transport. The good news is, he has a helmet. The bad news is, he's not sure he wants it. Because it belonged to his almost-was partner, Artemis Burke, who went in the 'lock before him. How did he get himself into this mess, and how will he get out of it: alive or dead?
Inquisitor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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Yakob Ascher is an expert in forbidden computers. When a young engineer in the wilds of the Colorado territory is accused of building one, Ascher is sent to pass judgement on man and machine.
The Campsite
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A boy goes on a monumental camping trip with his parents and is abducted by aliens.
Another Bookstore
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, an old man discovers a book in which he appears to be the central character.
The Grandfather Army
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A loyal Drill Sergeant proudly trains the next batch of recruits to go off to war. Until things get personal.
A Flash in the Pan?
Price: Free! Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Ever wonder why aliens don't visit Earth? Or what coffee a demon likes to drink? Or how bureaucracy could really screw up a grand space adventure? A Flash in the Pan? is a collection of speculative flash fiction and short stories that answers these questions and more.
Fealty (The Super Chronicles, #1)
Series: The Super Chronicles, 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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When a superhero is killed, his former sidekick comes out of retirement to bring the killer to justice.