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Ageless Shadows
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ageless Shadows explores the darker side life in a small collection of short stories. In this world around us, people change and people die. We take life in strides as we slowly age. Many people are surprised when death comes and some perhaps welcome it. But there is a few who follow death and watch with longing as it walks past them, over and over. They could even be called…Ageless Shadows.
Tattoo World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the Eridani star system, an interlanetary translator lives on a moon where humans erupt with forearm tattoos when they mature.
Hong's Bluff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this light-hearted, futuristic Wild West, Louie Hong, the young, all-human cousin of a cyborg gunfighter known as “the Hong,” just wants to survive—and earn his cousin’s respect. He lives in a frontier where most people have whatever electronic cyborg parts they want and can afford. In this parody of westerns, Louie faces a conundrum when his cousin needs help with a gunfight.
Brutal Efficiency
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man fighting for his life on a world whose inhabitants are preyed upon by lethal machines. He can run, hide or pray, there is no fighting them. A woman just doing her job. Juggling morality and indifference she watches over the machines.
Sidra's Story
You set the price! Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In this short story, readers are given another look at the Reapers of the Damned Universe. This time through the eyes of a family facing harrowing circumstances. Tyrannical regimes made them refugees but sheer grit and determination kept them alive. Now as embers of resistance grow and champions of humanity gather, one woman tells her story.
Shadow People
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A missing associate instructed me to release the information in the event he went missing. Beware the shadows!
Strange and Charmed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When his old British housekeeper, Mrs. Wentworth, puts the house and Dr. Gary Plunk's theories up for sale, the dead, quantum mechanics physicist comes back to haunt her and his boarding house. The new home owner, Professor Wigg, puts the ghost's excitations at ease when Christmas eve brings together a new understanding of the scientists' quantum spirits.
Venus Falls
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eliot has been a slave all his life, but when he meets the beautiful Duchess, his life is turned around when he is invited to serve the royal family. But not all is well on the planet: rebellion is brewing on Venus, and Eliot is about to get swept up in it.
Great Minds
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sebastian Sage,scientist, genius, is approached by GREAT MINDS, a group whose mission is to send the most intelligent people into the future, via cryogenics, to fix the greater problems man will encounter. Learning that his nemesis, Niles DeMoss Yardley, is on board, Sage agrees. In a blink, he awakens, connected to the other Great Minds, whose mission is now one he should have anticipated.
The Abode: The Last Human Settlement
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The fate of what’s left of mankind hangs in the balance when foreign invaders emerge from the skies.
Revival (Episode 4)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After the brutal attack on Abigail and her party of Wardens, Abigail comes back to consciousness in a strange new place and surrounded by strangers. Despite her need for answers of this new place, Abigail's only thought is of her fellow Wardens. Did Adam and Jordan survive? Would they ever see their home again?
Astral - Night 2
You set the price! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As the events from the night before haunt the young man, he has trouble falling asleep. But eventually he dozes off and finds himself encountering another being from this supposed other plane of existence. What comes next, leaves him traumatized. This is the second installment of a six part short story series.
The Rescue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: American English. Published: October 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
~ Sci-Fi Speculative Fiction Short Story ~ Ordered to fly low-level scans for trilidium on an uninhabited rock of a planetoid known only as X37, Teelak and Adria yearn for more exciting missions. Then they survive a crash landing only to learn the rock isn't as empty as they think. Just what is out there? Will they be rescued?
Reach's Roaches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
KYLE REACH has a family secret. A strange disease that fatally strikes the males in the family by their mid-twenties. His wife CHARISSA prays the disease skips Kyle, for she doesn’t want to spend the better part of her life a widow. She doesn’t want to raise her unborn son by herself either. But there is something more to the Reach women, Kyle’s mother and grandmother, than just surviving widows.
Love Machine: A Robot Romance
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a handsome Robot barista, Mr. Bean, is installed in the kitchen at her place of work, Phyllis’ begins to suspect that it has more than just coffee on its mind. Sadly, things escalate out of control and once the robot disappears and rumors swirl around the office, Phyllis is left writing a drunken confession to her friend Gregg, to proclaim her innocence and explain how it all went so wrong.
P is for Potential
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"P is for Potential" is another compilation of several of Boutell's short stories. Several longer than his previous compilation, these short stories begin to show Boutell's prowess of storytelling in the fantasy, horror, and sci-fi genres.
Before I Fade
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Investigating the fate of three missing crew members leads one man to a distant galaxy. However, the strange, beautiful planet throws up more questions than answers, and he soon realises that what awaits him there is either his doom, or his salvation...
The Hypothesis: Heads or Tails
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: American English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An architect searches for his family in another dimension but he lands in the middle of an interdimensional black market, and the number of bodies stacks up.
Global Warming
Price: Free! Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This two-short-story presentation of “Global Warming” begins with Ian McKinley’s narrative on “Science Fiction Activism,” followed by two futuristic short stories told in the perspective of the scientists who didn’t take action to stop the devastation.
Kittens+Daisies: KD-SF
Series: shorts!, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
female sf; coming of age; 1400 wds two short stories very hard sf mostly cell-hones evol. done in faceless mode; no names, situation, some of my better work.

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