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Dawn of Defiance: The Light (Kingdom of Destiny Book 10)
Series: Kingdom of Destiny Episodes. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dawn of Defiance: The Light is the final episode of the second volume of the thrilling short story series, Kingdom of Destiny. Having defeated Excellency Ganesh and the Southern Palace, Ryder and Tristan race for Barico. If the people are going to have a chance against the impending retaliation of the emperor, they must convince the king of Barico to ally with the rebellion before it is too late.
Doodsbrenger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: Dutch. Published: August 28, 2016 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Op de totalitaire planeet Dadaïs is de top drie van doodsoorzaken: De Grote Bons, de rode spies en de slaapziekte. Een botanicus wordt uitgenodigd om de rode spies, die naar het schijnt naar willekeur omhoogschiet om mensen te spiesen, te vernietigen.
Replacers and Other Short Stories
You set the price! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From a desolate mountain to the depths of space, Replacers and Other Short Stories consists of three short stories that push their characters to their limits and beyond. It is man versus nature. It is man versus man.
The First Log
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Aquaphobia, claustrophobia, mysophobia, OCD, and Asthma are just the start of what ails Robert Smith, the man drafted to go down in history as the first After World Archivist. His mission? To document the findings of the first-ever After World battle submarine, the USS LUCE. Unfortunately, for Robert, this does require boarding the vessel.
Ghostmaker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dr. Adam Steele is a brilliant scientist/inventor down on his luck and about to give up, when chance drops an Angel into his lap. With her help, he turns the tides of fortune into a literal fortune, but the strings that come with the realization of his life's work, may shred his soul. A short story by the author of Stormhaven Rising and Prometheus and the Dragon.
Mr Awesome and The Cheese Vs GLOBEX
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a 2000 word short story. Mr. Awesome is a super strong, super fast, and super uptight superhero. The Cheese is a quirky teenage computer genius who loves hacking. Together they battle the most cunning villain on the planet, Sully Cransky, the evil CEO of GlobeX. Packed with action and adventure! Don’t miss this first installment of Mr. Awesome and The Cheese!
Rotta 61 Cygni
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: Italian. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nell'anno 2529, quattrocento anni prima degli avvenimenti narrati in “Capitano de la Viña”, avvenne il primo contatto tra la razza umana e gli Shjatardyr, alieni bipedi dalle sembianze di cervo. Quest’opera è la riproduzione fedele del diario di bordo del tenente di vascello Ortega de la Viña e delle registrazioni delle telecamere che hanno ripreso la vicenda.
Killing Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In this short story, Steph Evans is a brilliant computer scientist. For the past several years she has been developing a top secret military project that enables time travel. She finally has a breakthrough and finds success! Everything is wonderful until she decides to use her new discovery to alter history…
Max the Sensitive Robot
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
Max is different from the other robots; he can feel the pain of others. The other robots say Max is not robotic enough to be one of them and the only human who understands Max is his creator, Dr. Remington. Max struggles to find a place for himself in the world while continuing to help others.
Hunger
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The man is freshly arrived and freshly awake. He’s not even hungry yet—not even aware of hunger yet. He surveys his new prison. But he has questions. He meets Cheetah, who would answer them, were he not hungry.
The Sleep Trade
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After years of chronic depression, Laura finally has a job - sleeping. She does the sleeping that busy professionals can't afford to. No longer living on disability, she's working, earning a living, and contributing to society. But is she really better off?
Monkey Princess
Series: The Cities of Luna, Book 17. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kwadwo always tries to pack in as much family time as he can when he’s home, since he spends days at a time at his bakery up on Shark’s Head Station. When his little princess tells him she’d rather spend her sixteenth birthday with him than with her friends, he realizes his kids miss him even more than he misses them.
UNCGSC: The Facility
Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
UNCGSC: The Facility will take us to the most extremely remote facility on the planet, where experimentations into Artificial Intelligence, Turing Tests, and Sentience are carried out! Set in a 'Dead Zone' of Antarctica, UNCGSC: The Facility couldn't be more isolated. It is awakening. The question is, what is awakening? This novelette can be seen as a prequel to cerain events in Necropolis.
Neon Literary Magazine Issue Forty-Three
Series: Neon Literary Magazine. Price: Free! Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Featured creators in this edition of Neon Literary Magazine include Juliet Kinder, Lucas Shepherd, Thea Hawlin, Lynn Hoffman, Stephen Devereux, Karina Evans, Kelly Muskat, Lydia Armstrong, Faye Moorhouse Robert N Lee and Toby Penney. The cover image is by the award-winning young photographer Eleanor Leonne Bennett.
Going Home
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Stars at this altitude are palpable, touchable. One star even seems to grow as I labor in the cold night at eleven thousand feet, one slow step after another with many stops to catch what little breath there is to catch up here. While that star grows larger still.
Planet Flippers
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
When one civilization ends, another one profits. The wealthiest and most prestigious races from the galaxy join together in an attempt to earn slice of the pie, but for Spanlet, profit means nothing compared to the survival of his people. Faced with annoyances and problems on all sides, he needs to find the perfect home for his people before someone else does.
His Grandfather's Ring
Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sil lost his grandfather and a bit of himself. The directionless 40 something is cleaning his grandfather's home when he stumbles upon something wildly out of character for his grandfather; a ring. The ring is mesmerizing and Sil finds out that is so much more than a simple piece of jewelry.
Tangents
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Even though he can remember being at his sister's wedding, he's not in a single photo, even though he's certain he posed in them. The voices beg the question; what if it wasn't *his* sister's wedding? What if he accidentally crossed into a parallel reality? And if he did, how will he get home?
Capolinea Città Eterna
Price: Free! Words: 14,940. Language: Italian. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Tutto comincia con un piccolo asteroide inesorabilmente condotto dalla sua orbita al fatale incontro con la Terra… La vicenda non è certo originale; scontata, anzi, nel suo inevitabile dipanarsi. Di inedito vi è la decisione di raccontare i fatti basandosi su accurati studi scientifici. Con il risultato che lo scenario che prende forma sotto i nostri occhi non è frutto di una fervida fantasia.
Niewdzięczna robota
Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: Polish. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kosmita, wykonując rutynowe czynności służbowe, trafia do świata prawdopodobnie najwyżej rozwiniętych istot we wszechświecie. (2014)

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