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The Ten Second Time Traveller
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.27 from 11 reviews)
Extremely short story about the problems with time travel. Recently (October 5th 2012) I was in the pub with Mick Carter discussing short story writing. As the conversation got to what could be achieved with the shortest amount of words, yet be able to still tell a reasonably decent story we decided to set a challenge for ourselves and write a story in around 500 hundred words or less.
On the Great Wall of Texas
You set the price! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.25 from 8 reviews)
In 2045 a sergeant shows a young draftee the ropes of guarding the Mexican border, explaining how the Wall came to be built and why they are there. This is a short-short story, for general audiences, set very early in Harry Heyoka's all-too-plausible Spiral's Realms future history.
Time is for Dragonflies and Angels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,350. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.25 from 8 reviews)
Time is for Dragonflies and Angels is a collection of flash science fiction and novellas that embraces the ideas of multi-universes and dimensions, critical decisions and judgments, and human struggles associated with racism and dystopian societies.
Sniper - POV
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Sniper – POV is a short story about a sniper who is forced to expand his Point of View beyond the terrorists in his scope. Things are not always what they seem.
The Baby - a short story
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Ellie Simmons lost the love of her life, her husband Daniel. And now, two years later, baby Daniel is born -- a clone of the man she lost. But human cloning is illegal, and Ellie must be very, very careful. . . .
3 + 3
Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
3 + 3 is an edgy tale of chance based around Theo, who we find with a gun to his head and a finger on the trigger. As the story progresses, Theo’s extraordinary history unfolds; a history that has been subtly leading up to this life or death moment without him knowing. Luck has a peculiar fate in store for this unlikely hero, and the number six has something to do with it. So just roll the dice...
For Whom the Tinker Toils
You set the price! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Jon is a simple metalsmith and handyman from a small village--until he comes across two mechanized suits of armor their owners no longer appear to need. Then his life changes unexpectedly.
Through a Glass Darkly
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Computer viruses no longer exist, yet Vexen’s medical transport is held hostage by one. The hologram engineered to combat the deadly program develops an identity crisis. An alien intruder is discovered stowed away in the cargo bay. And the evil, reptilian Delphan demands immediate surrender of her ship. Can anything else possibly go wrong?
Bottoms Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
I hope you will enjoy reading this story. It's about a detective, Dick Reeder, whose career was in a downward spiral. To boost his confidence, his Chief gives Dick what he believes to be an easy case to solve. Uniforms nabbed a stoned teenager dumping large water cooler bottles into the City Reservoir. Analysis of the substance shows it to be plain tap water.
Green, a short story
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 7 reviews)
An off-world trader and a green civil rights activist walk into a trendy restaurant on a desert planet... This unusual and provocative short story by Sara Zaske was shortlisted for The Reader's 2012 Short Story competition.
Mini-Collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
Download an hour of solid entertainment! Three of my best short stories available now in one download. The previously published stories include: Saving the Shore, Lucy in Love and Sponsored By ... Enjoy some laughs with two humorous fantasy story and one satiric Scifi story.
It's Just a Job
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
A specialist in photographing places that are not supposed to exist, from a safe distance, is enticed by an obscene amount of money into infiltrating an abandoned Research Facility. There he will discover that it is never a good idea to deviate from standard operating procedure. It’s just a job, but sometimes it’s not what the job pays, but what it extracts.
Outside
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Ever responded to a dare in the heat of the moment, only to find yourself in deep trouble as a result of it? And worse, every warning you have been given about life 'Outside' your safe world is suddenly coming alive in front of you? This is the situation David finds himself in, and his actions are about to have consequences on everyone around him in ways he could never have expected.
The Burial
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
A young man attempts to bury a loved one in a post-apocalyptic world.
Tooth & Claw
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
The orks are a savage race who live short, hard lives. From the moment they are born to the day they die, life is a struggle for survival and honor. Tooth & Claw is about the coming of age ritual of a young ork boy who wants to become a brun. But to join the ranks of the adults, he must first prove his worth by taming the most dangerous creature in their world.
Generation Next The Real Thing
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Gundar is just another alien living on earth trying to make ends meet. He is working hard to make his club, The Black Hole, successful enough to franchise it, but to what end? Find out what Gundar really has in store for the people of earth.
Jarl (Origins Part 1)
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Jarl's day is about to become a confusing ride of strange uncertainties. This is a science fiction short story of 1,770 words. It is part one in the 'Origins' series of stories which connect with one another in unexpected ways.
The Insanity of Zero
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
When an unforeseen event brings about the end of the world, a powerful artificial intelligence is born.
After The Darkness: Episode Four
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Dark Tales Great Lives, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
In a world of never-ending winters and permanent darkness, fourteen-year-old Nadia Comani faces a future of servitude. Can she free herself and her family?
Wyrd Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
An anthology of short stories by an international collection of science-fiction and fantasy writers, covering a wide range of what is known as ‘speculative fiction’, from slices of fantasy and time travel to steampunk and science-fiction. The tales vary widely, yet are all born from the same drive to create, share ideas and above all to entertain!