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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.
Creature of the Deep
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A young girl finds herself face to face with a mystical sea creature that her father once assured was an old fish tale.
The Medicine
Series: Softweapons, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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How would the world react if a plant capable of curing any disease was found? What would you do if no one knew about it but you?
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
Red World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Prisoners have a choice in the future: extermination or space. In space they are scouts, searching new planets and sending data back to Earth. One prisoner has a terrible feeling about the newest planet found, dubbed SQ1453 by scientists. He dreams of grotesque creatures that scream. He dreams of blood and death. The monsters beckon him to give them what they want: A red world.
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.
On the Many Uses of Cedar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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On a mountain beside a roaring log flume, Fanny endlessly repeats the day her husband hits her. If Fanny can learn what's causing the day to repeat, she may be able to move on with her life, but that will mean facing the man the mountain has remade.
For Joyce
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Famous writer Joyce Carol Oates is a young girl on the verge of beginning her writing career when a strange being visits her.
Net Zero
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A woman struggles to maintain her sanity in the face of bizarre visions. Horror, short story
Deadstick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Hank's scorching across the California sky in a race to save his son. The afterburners are overheating and Sally Jean is tearing apart around him. At 55,000 feet. A dieselpunk story by Sean Monaghan, author of Pan Am 617 Heavy. Includes bonus story "How Do You Like These Heights".
Futurecaster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Renaissance Redneck Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A man learns to tell the future and tries to avoid his destiny. Will he succeed or will fate claim him?
A Mind Supreme (SF Short Stories)
Price: Free! Words: 34,800. Language: Australian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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An interviewer at a centre for gifted children encounters a child whose perception of the world defies human comprehension. A man experiencing time lapses suspects he may be guilty of murder. A helping hand for the homeless and an unbelievable job opportunity for the unskilled—in a hostile future, can such benevolence be trusted?
A World of Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Grey Mouse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Eighteen authors of the Writer's Circle of ASMSG, pour their hearts, souls, and imaginations into stories of Other World Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Paranormal. Become lost in these genre-bending works and discover gems of short fiction by new authors. From space opera and alien worlds to wizards, warlocks and genies, there's a little something for everyone.
In Tartarus
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The galaxy's sixth greatest thief is sent to Tartarus, a prison orbiting a black hole. What could possibly go wrong? A 3,000 word science fiction short story.
Alternity: One
You set the price! Words: 4,710. Language: American English. Published: January 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Perched on the edge of infinities uncounted, a cobbled-together space station named "Alternity: One" orbits the chaotic storms at the galactic core. Perforations and rents in space-time open upon parallel reality after parallel reality. Its crew is just as piecemeal as the station: most without a way home. At the same time, they all have something in common. Every crew member is David Foster.
Apparition
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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There are reasons why humans should stay out of houses that are haunted. I advise the reader to only read this on a dark Halloween night with the wind howling and the rain beating against the windows. If you are alone, well, that's not advised. To contemplate the outcome…………..
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
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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.
A Change in Fortune
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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The child's pleading eyes and outstretched hand dug at painful memories John had worked hard to bury. When he turned away, stern eyes and hands on hips awaited him. "You can't even spare a smile for that boy, John?" John blew out a tired sigh. "To what end, Mary? That boy's fate is as meat for the predators out there. Or meat for the Magistrate's axe – just like what happened to Jimmy."
Eight Hour Fiction #1
Series: Eight Hour Fiction, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Inspired by a JA Konrath challenge to write, edit, create a cover, and publish a short story in eight hours or less. A Career Move - A crash-landed alien tries to find his career path but isn't having much luck... 3072 word short story Capture At The Hive - The Evil Queen Mother has finally captured General Megatron, Defender of the Galaxy. 421 word flash fiction story (children's story)
Socks
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A flash fic about a fairy struggling to get by.