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First Contact
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: British English. Published: April 18, 2018 by j-views Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Why are the aliens here, and what are they after? The answer may surprise you.
Future Glimpses Two: Worldwide AI Network (WAIN)
Series: Future Glimpses. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Future Glimpses is a science-fiction short story series that explores the effect technology has on our world and on us. In the second story we meet the Worldwide AI Network, or Wain, and the man who liaises with them, David. But what are they really up to and is there anything that David, or anyone, can do to stop them?
Tales from Ancient and Future Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,030. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Tales from Ancient and Future Times" collects five stories from fantasy and science fiction writer Kate MacLeod.
En Ligne De Myrh
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 28. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: French. Published: April 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Au fil de ses rencontres, nous accompagnons le Funambule Acoustique dans une odyssée sonochronique, franchissant les galaxies au son des sornettes. Notre voyageur intergalactique se demande, dans ce vingt-huitième épisode, s'il est bien raisonnable de laisser les psychopathes s'armer jusqu'aux dents.
Apparition Lit, Issue 2: Delusion (April 2018)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to Apparition Literary Magazine, a quarterly speculative fiction magazine that features short stories and poetry. As the second issue of our magazine, our theme is DELUSION, meaning a belief or impression that is firmly maintained despite being contradicted by what is generally accepted as reality or rational argument.
Mirror Worlds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Explore worlds, not quite as you know them. Alternative Earths, or human-like beings on other planets. Other times, history has changed. A forgotten past. An unreached future. A dream of places that may, or may not, be. Various short stories that stir the soul, and grasp at long forgotten truths which beg to be heard again.
Shugarra Corps: Launch Towards Destiny: Anki Legacies 2.1: A Science Fantasy Serial for Young Adults
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Begin Han's adventure to retake his colony's premier battleship, Conquest, and save the universe from the Anki Empire. After this half hour read, the action continues in serial form in your inbox!
LARC Transmissions: Anki Legacies 0 : A Science Fantasy Anthology for Young Adults
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Science fiction and fantasy blend in thirtynine five minute reads, five half hour tales, and Rakshasa- the novelette that tells about the event that sparks Monkeyboy and A Paleolithic Fable.
Birthright: The Arkship Archives
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2018 by Silversphere Media Group. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Shortly before the occupants of ARKSHIP 282 make planet fall, their leader's rules for their new home planet are finally revealed. Confronted by a set of unexpected, challenging and contradictory orders, they do their best to comply...but things don't go according to plan!
Alien Dimensions: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Metaphysical Short Stories Anthology Series #13
Series: Alien Dimensions. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,270. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2018 by Maldek House. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Alien Dimensions is a monthly anthology of science fiction, fantasy and metaphysical short stories. In this issue: Aura Who by Aric Merchant One to the Left by Isaac Teile Charger Nine by Karen L. Hallam One Chance by Sam Honour Under the Surface by Alison McBain Rejuvenation by Neil A. Hogan Promises Kept by Patrick S. Baker Sacrifice by Nicky Martin The Ghost Haunter by Martin Roy Hill
Apeman: The Arkship Archives
Price: Free! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2018 by Silversphere Media Group. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In a stark dystopian future, humanity is set adrift in search of a new home. Human “ark ships” carry the embryos that will populate their destination planet, crewed by a team of managers, service personnel plus a few non-human workers."
The Spirit of Mars
Series: Mars Station Beta. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2018 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Things are tense on Mars Station Beta. No one knows what happened to Station Alpha, and things on Earth are threatening to boil over and envelop Mars. In the midst of all of this, Wyatt Finch is about to welcome his 16 year old son to Mars, a boy genius who also has a penchant for troublemaking...
Amaranth: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ava, a talented coder for the multi-national Haute Tech Corp., is coping with the death of her fiancée, Liam. Now, six months after his passing, Ava gets a PM from Liam's social media account, claiming it’s him. Ava saw the gruesome accident scene and identified Liam’s corpse, but somehow, the sender has information only he could know. Could Liam be alive, or is it just a sick joke?
Aurealis #109
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue #109 of Aurealis has new fiction from Terrance Macmanus, Gus Moreno and Lynette Aspey as well as reviews and two new compelling articles. It has enough to keep you entertained and up to date until, well until issue #110 comes along next month.
Future Glimpses One: 'The After Party'
Series: Future Glimpses. Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Future Glimpses is a science-fiction short story series that explores the effect technology has on our world and on us. In the first story, our protagonist attends the funeral of his Nana where she has been resurrected by the 'The After Party'. But what does this company really want with these simulations? And what will he do to save her from them?
The Future of Drugs
Series: Future Failings. Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Collection of Science Fiction Jokes and Stories about Drugs.
Отчет с Красной планеты
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: Russian. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Доктор Оуэнс отправлен на Марс, чтобы проверить слухи о незаконной деятельности, осуществляемой корпорацией БЁРДС. Он и не подозревает, что станет свидетелем самой страшной тайны в истории человечества.
Interrelations: Science Fiction Weekly Short Story #6
Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2018 by Maldek House. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
While on a trade mission to an alternate Earth, Cyndy meets a quasi-human who has information regarding the future of her planet. His world is investigating the deaths of other Earths, and he requests Cyndy to investigate the process that will lead to the death of hers. Perhaps she can help prevent more Earths from being destroyed. Will Cyndy prevent her Earth disappearing from the multiverse?
Flight of Madness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The storms on Taranis are legendary for putting people on edge, but can they drive someone insane? Brice is just trying to get home, but he's about to find out just how bad the storms can really be. This is a new, never before published story from J Alan Erwine.
Dreams of the Serpent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: Australian English. Published: April 6, 2018 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the contract’s done, and you’re fleeing for your life, the company’s supposed to be on your side, right? Am I right? So, you tell me what happens when the company understands the contract wrong, and you get stuck somewhere you really don’t wanta be. You tell me how I’m gonna make it back to the stars. A short science fiction story set in the Odyssey universe.