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Waking Up Different
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In the course of medical advances, there may come a time when we can safely freeze ourselves and wake in what will hopefully be a better, brighter future. The operative word there being "hopefully".
The Fateful Time
Series: The Fateful Time. Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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When Cherie discovers she made a great mistake divorcing the love of her life, she’s too late. Moments too soon her ex-husband is killed in a freak accident. In shock, Cherie visits her favorite antique store and finds a valuable trinket. A time travel trinket. Can Cherie go back and save her ex-husband, or is he fated to die?
Sentience
Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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After waking up to find the company research facility abandoned, and in ruins, an android sets out to discover what has happened. But something is different. What are these strange sensations, these… feelings?
Eponym
Price: Free! Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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"Eponym" is a short story about eusocial insectoids. It paints a vivid picture, albeit gory and violent, of an advanced society of insectoid creatures on an inhospitable alien world.
A Rock of Offense
Price: Free! Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Asteroid mining is hard work, and hard men do it. The kind of men who won't let anything stop them. Not even the end of the world.
A.K.A. The Alien
Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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You do not play hide-and-seek with dead bodies. This is one of the things the alien calling himself Ben learns when he first comes across a ship full of humans. He has soon read the contents of the entire ship’s computer and knows more about humans than the whole crew put together, but as playing at humans turns out to be fun he decides to stick around for a while.
The Viking Space Princess Part 1: Skyla
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
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Finding herself on board the Longboat ship Snökaos in disguise should have been an easy way to sneak on board to find her missing friend. However things soon takes a turn for the worst for Skyla in ways she could never quite have imagined, when she becomes trapped on board as the ship unexpectedly takes off on a mission.
Serpents of Sky: Nine Stories Of Dragons
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,340. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Dragons can be monsters, deities, or even beloved friends. This short story collection explores dragons in their many roles, across fantasy and science fiction. Contains 9 original short stories, including Raise, a novelette set in the Stories of Aligare world.
The Opposite of Memory: A Collection of Short Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Can losing your memories make you stronger? Can it be a form of recreation? What happens when the difference between memory and reality becomes blurred? From hard science fiction to space opera with a taste of the surreal along the way, this anthology explores the intersection of memory, technology, identity, and reality.
THE WILD ONES: A Pennsylvania Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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This story takes place in New Pennsylvania (the setting of Michael Bunker's Pennsylvania novel) shortly after the founding of the Amish Zone in NP. It is not necessary to have read the Pennsylvania Omnibus to understand and enjoy this story. It is a stand-alone short story focusing more attention on the first Amish settlers in New Pennsylvania.
Not Enough Hours in the Day
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Catherine Porter is drowning in life. Kids. Husband. Job. Not enough hours in the day. Then she finds a way to pause time. A way to become Mrs Perfect. The yummy mummy who has it all. Can anyone 'have it all' though?
Artifact
Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Noon wishes fate would give him a break. He's survived an attack from an ancient robot and just wants to go home. Also his body might be dying, and he's stranded in the middle of nowhere. He should really know better by now. This short story takes place in a lush, overgrown post apocalyptic world where the majority of the population are descendants of genetic experiments and have strange powers.
A. K. A. The Alien: series 3
Price: Free! Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Ben has to deal with the new crew of the Bonaventure, suspicious officers within Min-XR, and some troublesome fish. Meanwhile he has taken up Finnish and is experimenting with the common cold. This is the third in the series of snippet stories about Ben the alien and his life amongst humans.
NASA and the Mars Gold Rush
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Another fast paced piece of 'live fiction' by Eero Tarik, published the day before NASA's announcement about Mars in September 2015. One of the world's most prolific short story writers has a bit of fun with the way Mars captivates our imagination. But what is the truth?
Benson's World
Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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School Bully, Benson Beutweiler makes a new friend and discovers a brave new world. Short story.
The Valley of Despair
Price: Free! Words: 16,030. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Lieutenant Erik von Mendelsöhn crashes his plane in the African wilderness only to discover a mysterious prehistoric city buried in a valley governed by the time-warp of a distant star – a star whose grim, gray inhabitants instantly enslave him. Although hailing from a distant world orbiting a distant star, he soon discovers reasons to believe they are from Earth!
Hunted
Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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The second of the Land Taking Records of Palsenz, Hunted is a gripping tale set on an alien planet, where not only are the lives of the three survivors from the Argoss mission in jeopardy, but the entire future of humanity in that section of space hangs in the balance.
For Locals Only
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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A short story set in the not-so-distant future where coastal gangs ride sharks. One such Wetgang must defend its "turf" in a street fight beyond the surf when smugglers cross their territory.
My Car Never Listens To Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A self-driving car makes trouble for its human passenger. Is the world ready for a driverless Smart Car? No. Must we be imprisoned by our technological creations? Probably. A cartoon-illustrated short storybook.
Solonik's Game
Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Young Billy Baxter is about to take a step into a bristling virtual world where possibilities seem endless. The price of admission seems small, but in this place where even a person's darkest desires can be realized electronically, is there a line that should not be crossed?