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Broken (a Tale of Breaking Benjamin)
Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Clements Academy was established, somewhere around the year 2045, training the best and brightest orphans from around the world into the perfect agents. Weapons training, martial arts training, and small unit tactics are each on the curriculum for Clements students. Jon Talbaine has always been the black sheep of Clements, and now he's backed into a corner. How far will he go to get out?
The Hundredth Year of the War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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After one hundred years of war, it had all become very simple. Patriotism and loyalty were good, and wasting compassion on the Enemy, pale blue aliens with golden eyes, was bad. Even children could grasp that. Except for Marlene, who wanted to know why.
Mssng
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A man fades in and out of sight standing right next to people. They can hear his voice but can't see him. His wife is so terrified by it she tells him to never come back. He must struggle to avoid being nabbed by police, so he can solve this mysterious phenomenon before he is dissected to see what makes him tick. But that's the least of his problems.
Nglnd Xpx
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Nglnd Xpx (or “England Expects”) is a wonky-wheeled pudding-trolley of sweetmeats and savoury treats for your brain-gland. We recommend a spoonful of everything. It’s all dreadfully civilised fun, and not at all serious. The science is improbable, the history inaccurate, the plots farcical and the fiction splendid.
The Return of the Forgotten Ornament
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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The sequel to The Forgotten Ornament continues the story of the little girl, the Forgotten Ornament, and their protectors as another Christmas descends upon them.
Professor Tomlinson's Last Experiment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Professor Tomlinson thought he had it made. His new invention was bound to win him international acclaim and a Nobel Prize. But there was one thing he failed to take into account....
Possibility - A SUM Inspired Story
Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What happens after you die? Instead of nothing, or heaven, you discover a world where every possible you who ever lived exists in a world made entirely of you.
I Am
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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Susan and her assistant, Denesh, are on a quest to create a sentient computer.
The Sapphiran Agenda
Series: Star Trails Tetralogy. Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Thyron is a flora peda telepathis from the planet, Sapphira. His world is occupied by his species of telepathic walking plants as well as a race of pygmies who worship them as gods. Encounters with humans generally don't end well. Face it, humans are omnivorous and plants a popular source of nourishment. Attempt this on Sapphira, however, and the food chain is likely to change rather quickly.
Viridian System Sampler: 8 Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by Princelings Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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This anthology of eight short stories shows the genesis of the Viridian System series, a science fiction adventure starring two asteroid miners, Big Pete and the Swede, and their female companions. From their early appearance in search of real books to read, to a life-or-death situation on some far planet, these stories show Pete and the Swede in the raw - sometimes literally, in the Swede's case
The Multiverse Mirror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The world is not as it always seems. At least that is the case for John Portal, being trapped in a cycle of moving from one reality to the next. Sometimes the worlds are very similar, other times they are not. What is missing is the answer to make it all stop. As the moves happen whenever he dies, it does not seem there is an ultimate way out.
Past Master
Price: Free! Words: 6,560. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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An SF story about slavery. Time travel! Slaves! Masters! Beatings!
Deathless
Price: Free! Words: 410. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Death comes to for everyone..............Or does it? Just ask Sebastien LaPlante.
Saint Vladnitz
Price: Free! Words: 16,520. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Humanity is imprisoned within a solar system running out of resources. Divine intervention is needed. Instead, Captain Vladnitz and his crew limp onto the scene in their battered spaceship, Arkhangel. In search of enough asteroid metals to make the next loan payment, they instead make a discovery that changes everything, if the ship and its crew can stay in one piece.
Point of Origin
Series: Origin and Extinction. Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An ancient alien probe is discovered drifting in deep space and is taken aboard the battleship, 'Temperance'. Although it poses no military threat, the offensive nature of the symbols etched on the craft's hull, might just be enough to provoke a war.
Net Zero
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A woman struggles to maintain her sanity in the face of bizarre visions. Horror, short story
Newcomer: Chapter 8
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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In a post-apocalyptic world with talking crows and pods that apparently give blind people their sight back, Cali finally finds the possibility of getting some answers; including libraries within libraries and information on strange demons.
Apex Magazine - Issue 12
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2010 by Apex Book Company. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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This special "dark faith" themed issue features work by Catherynne M. Valente, Paul Jessup, and Jerry Gordon, along with a round table interview with Gary A. Braunbeck, Nick Mamatas, Catherynne M. Valente, and Jay Lake.
Creepier by the Dozen: Twelve Twisted Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,220. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Twelve short stories in the "Twilight Zone" tradition by a father, son and daughter team of writers. From an ambulance ride with a serial killer to an interrogation with an apathetic hitman, these macabre stories are designed to get your mind racing and your heart pumping.
Regret
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The invention of the Emoticator promises to free mankind from regret, but is that really such a great idea?