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Mars Encounter: Prequel Stories
Price: Free! Words: 26,100. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if mankind could travel to Mars? Would you want to go? What would life be like for those left behind? What would you want to know? What if mankind was already on Mars? What if you had no choice but to join them? What it your loved ones suddenly disappeared? What if your government didn't want you to know about It? Mars Encounter is that story
Jerry Siegel's & Joe Shuster's Science Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,100. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017 by Blue Monkey Studio. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
High quality reprint of “the Reign of the Super-man,” the very first “superman” story by Gerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Not a comic book, but a short novel in the style of the pulps, it tells the story of Bill Dunn, a down-of-his-luck man who acquires superpowers through a radical experiment.
The Returning Hero
Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.00 from 1 review)
After years of war, humanity's greatest hero, Major 'Flack' Baxter, is returning home. As president of the United Colonies, Chancellor Lorrimer, has the honour of being the first person to welcome him back to Earth. Unfortunately, Lorrimer soon discovers that meeting your hero in the flesh is sometimes not all it’s cracked up to be…
Galaxia Errante
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,750. Language: Spanish. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
'Galaxia errante' es una selección de relatos de ciencia ficción, fantasía y terror que ofrecen una reflexión sobre el mundo actual desde la distancia crítica, y hasta irónica, que tales géneros hacen posible.
Colliding Galaxies
Price: Free! Words: 119,210. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When galaxies collide, nothing happens for a long time. That’s because galaxies are mostly empty space. Yet when galaxies collide, strange, violent things do occur, given time. Dust clouds collapse. Matter is compressed. Before you know it, things ignite. A star lights. Words are like that too… aquadapts, atomgrabbers, archeologists, Colliding Galaxies has something for everyone.
Project Moonbase
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,710. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Moon Has Always Been a Mystery… But what if, after the first man left his print there, it became something more. What if the Moon became home? PROJECT MOONBASE is a collection of pulpy tales all taking place in settlements, villages, and outposts on Earth’s Moon. This volume takes readers from their everyday sidewalks and busy streets and rockets them to the moon!
An Atlas to Time, Space, and Bonfires
Price: Free! Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Starships, aliens, time travel, talking animals, far away worlds, space elevators, and more. This collection of original sci-fi stories comes to you from a group of authors brought together by their love of science fiction and their desire to share their worlds with you and all of the sci-fi fandom!
Invasion
Series: Twisted. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Danger lurks in the jungle but the newly promoted Commander is not discouraged. He has an opportunity he doesn't intend to let pass him by. Leading his troops to battle the giant alien creature he is blind to the greater danger hidden in the space between perception and comprehension.
The War on Hormones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: American English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Silver Path, a performing arts high school, is a pioneer in requiring that its students use neutralizers—bioengineered organisms that destroy sex hormones. This environment is perfect for Edward, who is intensely dedicated to acting and wary of romantic distractions—though he'll soon learn that there are many other hormones, and avoiding drama may not be as easy as a monthly neutralizer check-up.
To the Stars and Back Again
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,380. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Six stories set in other worlds and our own. Six stories of coming of age, the struggle to survive and helping others. Six stories containing the aliens out there and the ones inside us. Includes: Soul Harvest, Ice Dragons, The Murky Depths, Vitamins, P.U.R.R., and Breath of Life Intelligent and thought-provoking tales that make your rethink the nature of humanity.
Lagoon (Gunship X)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,420. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Gunship series has spawned several best-selling books, and the saga continues with Lagoon. Nathan is looking to return to the life of adventure he once knew. Leaving his factory job behind, Nathan signs on with the Lagoon and its legendary captain, Lara Christopherson. Soon enough, this brand new crew of misfits begin one epic thrill ride.
Afterglow: Six Classic Sci-Fi Short Stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,550. Language: American English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ten Thousand Years In The Future PLUS The Right to Bear Arms PLUS Raymond The Automatic House PLUS Empathy - A man with psychic and empathetic powers decides that the fragile and topsy-turvy state of the union is about to collapse, so he devises a plan to fix it PLUS Radiation Can Really Mess Things Up PLUS Rio Temporal. See complete synopses.
Star Minds Third Generation Snippets
Series: Star Minds. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,380. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017 by Unicorn Productions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Galaxy police, battery-operated boyfriends, rainbow-haired princesses and immortal bodies in the interregnum period. The third generation of Star Minds is out and about in the Milky Way.
Aurealis #100
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,120. Language: Australian English. Published: May 12, 2017 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis has reached a milestone very few science fiction and fantasy magazines reach. This is our hundredth issue. We have gone back and contacted everyone who appeared in Aurealis #1 in 1990 and asked them for a new story. Strap yourself in and get ready to be blasted into a strange place that is somehow both the past and the future.
Tastes Like Metal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I felt miserable, but I wanted to feel nothing at all. Except, there were times when I felt nothing at all and made me feel more miserable. Days and weeks passed where I had nothing but traumatic memories to keep me company. Those memories dominated my life until I could not work. There was one escape given to me from the goddess. A serum that made me metal.
Ten Thousand Years In The Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Escaping a nuclear holocaust, two scientists travel somewhere into the future through an experimental time portal developed to deliver bombs to their targets. They arrive in an idyllic landscape, until they encounter a major roadblock to survival that neither has ever encountered before.
Guerra Nuclear. La Última Guerra.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: Spanish. Published: May 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Guerra Nuclear. La última guerra, es una obra literaria producto de la imaginación del autor, que narra en dos capítulos las situaciones que enfrenaríamos en caso de una guerra nuclear, producto de la inconsciencia de algunos personajes que por ligereza, orgullo o prepotencia pueden desatar una confrontación que nos puede llevar al final de la existencia.
Deviation: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Indra knows adjusting to life in a new town can take time but after a month she still hasn't settled in. The gaps in her memory and her husband’s tendency to run mysterious errands at night don’t help matters. When she believes he is being unfaithful she follows him, never expecting to find an unimaginable confrontation and a stranger who knows her better than she knows herself.
Their First Easter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
That Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday, the first one for the eternal children of Isaac, should have been a time of celebration and quiet contemplation. Instead, the three deposed Lords of Hell attacked Psykhe's Last Homely House, determined to take over our tiny, helpless bodies and destroy our minds. Here is one resident’s account of the brutal attack, and timely intervention of the Great Issac.
Alien Optimism, a Little Bigotry and Wonder
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.75 from 8 reviews)
When a visitor from another world visits a normal young couple out for a walk, what questions will they be asked, and what will they make of him/her/it? PLUS: Discover why test-tubes take the fun out of... well... you know!!! Erm... take the fun out of a certain form of enjoyment!