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An Android's Soul
Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
This short story is about an android who like a human is on a quest to discover if he has a spirit and soul. The android is a metaphor for any human being who has ever asked do I have a spirit? Do I have a soul? And what is the difference between the two? At its core, the android asks what constitutes a human being? There is a whole universe waiting and it's there inside of you.
Seventy
Price: Free! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
After his home planet is destroyed Jeff Koenig is given the thankless task of settling a newly terraformed planet, a job that would be much easier of pessimistic Dr. Bella Lawson wasn't predicting the imminent destruction of the planet. The new colony will be out of contact with the rest of humanity for only seventy days, and by Day 1, everything has gone wrong.
Behind The Voice
Price: Free! Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Cordelia's world is turned inside out when she finds herself trapped in an elevator at the mercy of a presence who swears he's there to protect her. Forcing herself to trust a supernatural force against a life threatening situation, she must convince herself he actually exists, because he is the key to her survival.
If
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
What if there was a microchip that could be implanted in your child's head which would generate an imaginary friend for them? What if the friends stayed after the chip was removed? What if you stopped denying that you're intrigued and download the story already?
Loss and other foolish notions
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The last transmission of Kalmor Yintih, the first leader of Jazidal- the capital home world of The Federation of Stellar Systems. 
Second Honeymoon
Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When Jack Duncan finds out his wife changed the terms of her life insurance policy, he’s not a happy man. Instead of a cash payout, he gets a clone. His wife is back and all his planning has gone for naught.
Back Again (The Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 31,810. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Between life and death lies fate. COULD YOU WATCH A LOVED ONE DIE TO SAVE THEIR LIFE? "Dawn had lost count of the number of times she’d lived through this. Every time it hurt as much as the time before. Eventually, she thought that she must become immune to the events, and that her heart wouldn’t shatter into a thousand, million pieces— But it always did."
Memories of Hel
Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by MidnightRose. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
After a merciless enemy boards her cargo hauler, Captain Kasha Eaves is forced to make one of the most difficult decisions of her life - she withdraws her distress call. “DCCS Memories of Hel to any vessel within range – this ship is to be considered hostile. Repeat – the Memories of Hel is hostile. Destroy on sight.” However, her crew's fight for survival and freedom has barely begun.
The Scoundrel's Wife
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Superheroes
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
While her super-villain husband leads an exciting life beyond the front door of their suburban home, his unnamed wife remains behind to keep the home tidy, his inventions correctly catalogued and her own dreams firmly locked away and neglected.
Newcomer: Chapter 8
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
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.
Camielle's Lights
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Camielle never quite fit in. Her whole life she’s been nothing but a fly in a glass of milk—never quite coinciding with everyone and everything around her. Until, the unexpected happens. An amazing array of lights covers the New York skies, and the world is taken aback. What were these lights? Where did they come from? The answers evade even the most intelligent of people.
Don Coyote de la Merika
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When her mother is killed by a roving militia, Silende struggles to survive in a harsh world of scarcity, and sudden, violent death. She is taken in by the itinerant Don Coyote, but soon learns that his guise of easygoing detachment conceals far more calculating and complex motives.
Dialogue: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A science fiction short story narrated via the dialogue of a divorced couple. Some time-travel may/may not have been involved in the plot (and/or the authoring) of this story. It's up to the reader to determine that.
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?
Regret
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The invention of the Emoticator promises to free mankind from regret, but is that really such a great idea?
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
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Possibility - A SUM Inspired Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. 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
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Susan and her assistant, Denesh, are on a quest to create a sentient computer.
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
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Just Like You
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: Australian English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Oh-Four-Two-See was to be the prototype unit for a revolutionary new line of Syntech models and the promise of a much needed economic boost for a struggling nation. On the night of the nation's elections, a radical anti-Syntech movement assumes power and Oh-Four-Two-See discovers exactly how closely he resembles his human designers.