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Incordié al piloto Jim: Viajes en el tiempo y aventuras siderales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,550. Language: Spanish. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
El piloto Jim es un gran héroe galáctico protagonista de un sin fin de aventuras siderales repletas de humor. Así veremos en estas páginas como el piloto Jim, inicialmente un laureado piloto de la Flota Estelar, cambia de profesión para convertirse en una especie de detective espacial a sueldo encargado de extraños casos, en misiones de exploración y espionaje.
Ms. Halo
Price: Free! Words: 15,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ms. Halo is a unique, comical look at what colonization and first contact could mean for human life. No cities are destroyed, no federations are formed. For the alien overlord Ms. Halo, humans are valued for their companionship and cuteness, but that love comes with a price.
Silk Spider: Behind the Eightball
Price: Free! Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Silk Spider tracks eight tuxedo-clad felons are committing copycat robberies. She’s putting her detective skills to work, as well the vast resources of a superhero HQ. And when she catches up to this new Eight-Ball Gang with her bullet-proof corset and anger-fueled super-strength, she’ll make them sorry they ever put on their masks. A story of mature spandex, pulp action, and dark humor.
A LifeTrade Wedding
Series: LifeTrade ยท Short Stories by Adam Bender. Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Read about the next direction of matchmaking apps – exchanging lives! A reluctant groom leaves his bride at the altar by trading places with a man who wants to be married. A series of testimonials by the wedding party shows how LifeTrade can give everyone a “happily ever after."
Shelter: Zero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This is a lost story from the Heavy Metal Magazine era of the 1980s. Never published, it was written on the other side of the time loop and therefore did not exist, yet. If you are reading this message and Y2K hasn’t arrived, then you might possibly be stuck in said time loop. So enjoy it all over again.
Present Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,030. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Present Future is an anthology covering a dozen short stories that were written over the course of a decade and a half. A few of these have been published previously, some were finished and never published, others existed as ideas recorded as notes until they were fleshed out for this work, and a couple of them were written exclusively for this collection.
The First Three 'Things I Could Get Out of My Mind'
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,960. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of eighteen short, speculative fictions by William Mangieri: Passed Life B.I.T. Through Her Eyes Business is Business A Dish Best Served Quiet! Sasqwhat? The View from Up Here Inheritance The Human Interface Riding the Devil Last Call In Robert’s Memory My Reality Show The Body Choosing the Right Time The Sheila Wulf Chitinoid Sessions Thank You for Your Interest in XenCorp
Bid the Moon Goodbye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: Australian English. Published: April 7, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Jervis’s son has a melt-down at school, and takes on partial wolf form, it’s just a normal family crisis, but when the nurse warns that anti-Lupine activists have the family’s name on a hit-list, Jervis needs to get them off the moon—and fast. The only question is how—and the only way to find an answer is to find a helpful spacer in the best pizza bar on Lunar One… one with a ship for three.
Mind's Eye
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Mind's Eye: Her crew held her together day by day, scrabbling for a living at the margins of the solar system. Meade would fix everything if she could, her pilot's seat's squeaking on up to the glitchy engines and too small fuel tanks. But Captain Celeste wouldn't spend money on the Mind's Eye. So, sweat dripping, Meade piloted the Mind's Eye for the next big score. If it existed.
Hay un Zombi en mi Sopa
Series: Guajars. You set the price! Words: 25,130. Language: Spanish. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Hay de todo, fantasía por supuesto, algo de ciencia ficción, retazos y experimentos autoconclusivos, horrores exorcizados desde alguna mazmorra de mi inconsciente, sueños de adolescente y proyectos ambiciosos.
Tree Row Howl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Agent Carthage has heard rumors about Tanesca; now she will see just how strange it really is.
Fleeting Glimpse
Price: Free! Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Fleeting Glimpse is a collection of three short stories previously published on my blog, now in a free and easily shared format. These brief character portraits explore the unseen frontiers of human space colonization: the Mormon retiree looking for a new promised land, the environmental scientist on a broken planet, and the diplomat who turns his skills to torture.
Grek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Grek is a cook on a spaceship. A very bad cook. Grek is also one of the last humans in the universe. And a very bad representation of humans. But Grek's bad cooking and bad . . . human-ing might be the least of his ship captain's concerns.
The Trials of Malakite Sta'finder
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Malakite Sta’Finder is that rarest of breeds: a Humble with ambition. However, only when he meets the rebellious and beautiful Cynazra does he think there may be more to life than mediocrity and struggle on planet Zeti.
Robot Girl
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
Relationship guru Harry believes in win-win situations when it comes to the ladies. So when a routine visit to see a childhood friend becomes an intriguing chance to perform a favour, he is stunned by his reluctance.
Love Machine
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
You think you have problems? Meet Sian Plexico. She’s arrives on planet Vorgas with noble intentions. However, she hasn’t arrived alone. The demons of her addiction are her baggage. Unfortunately, Vorgas – the birthplace of virtual sex machines – is a demon’s paradise.
Illegal Aliens
Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Every five years a portal opens for a week allowing travel between two planets – Earth and Audia. Shayne and Gadook are Audians entrusted with a mission to retrieve valuable resources from Earth. However, the two aliens bring with them two agendas.
Game of Life
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nominate. Play. Die. That’s the motto of the Game of Life, the most popular entertainment show in the United Sectors of America. The game used to be fun for Ronald Tusk, until something untoward happened: he got an ‘invite’ to play.
Breathless
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Art Black works for Cryton City DEA on the colonised planet of Bhara, where enemies include Native Aliens, drug cartels and corrupt law enforcement officers. In a place where DEA agents have a bounty on their head, Black’s work is both breathless and thankless.
Revival (Episode 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Abigale continues her journey through the post-apocalyptic world of Revival. Sent into the destroyed world by her superiors, Abigale and two new comrades prepare to search for other survivors of the last war.