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Extinction
Series: The Alethean Legacy. Price: Free! Words: 6,420. Language: British English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Aletheans are a race dedicated to the exploration of the Milky Way galaxy in search of planets like their own. When disaster strikes the Alethean home world, the Controller of A-327 is left with only one option to save his dying people, but an ancient law known as The Causality Pact prevents him from taking action. He must now choose between the law and the survival of his species.
The DUMB Waiter
You set the price! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lightyears away from Earth, a team of underpaid explorers on a foreign planet investigate an ancient civilization's ruins. Will these brave, stalwart, and unprofessional explorers discover the secret to life, the universe, and everything when they begin to delve into the secrets of the computers left behind... or will this be a repeat of the Beta Ursa Technology Tragedy?
Worst Vacation Ever
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kaiton is a Hitman who is supposed to be on vacation. But for some reason is called in to do what seems like a normal job on some average guy. But then he realizes why he was called in to hit this guy...He was human, and Kaiton hates humans.
First Communions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Geoffrey Girard first appeared in Writers of the Future and has since written and sold more than sixty short stories of dark fantasy, science fiction, and horror. Collected here, for the first time, are sixteen of his best, and darkest, tales.
C is for Chimera
Series: Alphabet Anthologies. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This installment of Rhonda Parrish’s alphabet anthology series asks skilled storytellers to write around the theme of chimera. The resulting tales are part fable, part poem, part dream. But like any chimera, the parts make up a greater whole. Blend reality with fantasy. Mesh science fiction with mystery. Mix history with what should have been. They are all chimera.
Butterfly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Majestik Multimedia. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Beautiful like a goddess, Antonia knew no limits in taking over men's minds and bodies... Until one fateful day she found one she couldn't control!
Make Death Proud to Take Us
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016 by Silver Empire. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts." - Marcus Tullius Cicero A collection of science fiction and fantasy stories celebrating the courage of men.
Lonely, Lonely
Price: Free! Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the short story, Lonely, Lonely, members of a race evolved for war contend for supremacy on a new planet. Can the planet’s native species survive as their home becomes a battlefield? Lonely, Lonely explores one possible endpoint on the trajectory of warfare and how individuals might bridge even the deepest of chasms.
Beneath a Blue Sun
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Joel Korhonen, scavenging survivor of the wrecked remains of the only home he'd known for years, an interstellar vessel once adrift in starlight. Amidst the debris on an alien world, he caught wind of a lingering hope, the fading energy of the former Ergo's signal beacon.
After Oil 4: The Future's Distant Shores
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,770. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this fourth addition to the popular After Oil anthology series, John Michael Greer, author and host of the weekly peak oil blog, The Archdruid Report, collects twelve new tales set in civilizations of the far future, a thousand years hence, in the world where the industrial age has faded into myth and legend.
Burial Details
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Be sure to bury your charges deep. An old farmer scraping by after the Sahrian invasion buries his most precious treasures to hide them from the aliens' "salvation". “Burial Details" is a short, speculative fiction.
Past Master
Price: Free! Words: 6,560. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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An SF story about slavery. Time travel! Slaves! Masters! Beatings!
Daisy Gator’s Little Book of Remarkable Persons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eight science fiction and fantasy stories. A mysterious pod crashes into a fragile community on Europa. A belligerent overlord threatens the post-humans on Io. Here are tales of extraordinary animals, talking alligators and magical birds. Half are reprints from publications such as the Aurora Award nominated anthology Strange Bedfellows. The rest are original stories.
Atlantis Lost: The Vanishing Paradise
Price: Free! Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Atlantean Adair has to climb her way back into reality and start to take on the enemies of the Atlanteans - they call themselves The Messengers.
Black Grail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story, about 3500 words. Parkhar's father has a plan to wrest an ancient talisman from the glittering City of the ancients and the godlike, deathless Bots that guard it -- but it will be Danwill, Marjay, and their cohort who take the risks. What they find will shape the future of the whole tribe, maybe even of all humanity itself!
Celestial Spheres: Part One: Synapse (short story series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A young wench tries to better herself in society, but someone or something is out to stop her. Atmospheric, escapist, dark, mysterious, surreal science fiction/fantasy. First part of a space opera series. (This part is ~ 6500 words). Take a Sith like guy. Add Hunger Games feel, Game of Thrones fantasy landscape. Shake vigorously.
Double Feature
Series: The Day the Saucers Came.... Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
1956: Judy is the designated town slut of Stillwater Creek. After getting thrown out of a sock hop at the local high school, Judy winds up going to the movies with bad boy Hank instead, where a science fiction double feature is playing. However, before the first reel of the second movie is through, the night is interrupted by a very real invasion of flying saucers from outer space…
The Fleet (Trilogy Two)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Following a massive plague, humanity is forced to retreat into orbit and begin searching for a new home. Quickly discovering that they are not alone, Commander Dalton James and his crew will have to lean on their extensive military experience in order to confront an enemy unlike anything we've ever seen before. Both blood and whiskey will be spilled as the fleet struggles to survive.
The Fleet (Trilogy One)
You set the price! Words: 101,000. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Following a massive plague, humanity is forced to retreat into orbit and begin searching for a new home. Quickly discovering that they are not alone, Commander Dalton James and his crew will have to lean on their extensive military experience in order to confront an enemy unlike anything we've ever seen before. Both blood and whiskey will be spilled as the fleet struggles to survive.
Nightman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: Simple English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young man who talented in hacking and programming found a portal leads to underworld. He then explore it, kill the monster, and learn many magic. He goes home and use his new learned magic to create magical softwares.