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Métodos de evasão
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
O Comandante foi capturado e levado para o coração do império, onde longe da sua tripulação e da sua nave, está à mercê dos seus inimigos. Porém, como em tudo em Serralves, nem tudo é o que parece, e ele tem uma surpresa guardada para quem o interroga.
Twisting Topeka
Price: Free! Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
We each experience and envision our own version of Topeka. In these stories, 18 writers twist the past and future to explore alternate possibilities for our community. These stories will make you question what you know about the past and frighten you about what the future could hold. What if....? Read this collection from the 2016 Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Community Novel Project.
Apex Magazine - Issue 58
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,050. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
S, F & H
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,270. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
This collection of ten short stories spans science fiction and science fantasy with a dash of horror tossed in for good luck.
Apex Magazine - Issue 57
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
The Grimm Future
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 98,050. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by NESFA Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fairy tales
Blending fresh new science fiction with a futuristic dash of magic, The Grimm Future is a unique anthology of reimagined Grimm fairy tales from some of today's most exciting authors—along with the original stories that inspired them. The Grimm Future examines our humanity and what that term might come to mean through the eyes of future generations. Discover how these timeless stories might evolve.
Apex Magazine - Issue 56
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Unidentified Funny Objects 5
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,730. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An annual anthology of humorous SF/F short stories.
Hidden Agenda
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I had seen gnomes before, six times to be exact, but they had all been hallucinations. This hallucination, however, refused to cooperate and instead insisted on being very real. And not only that, he insisted that I follow him. In the end, curiosity got the better of me.
EquiLibria: Part Two
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A strange world of beasts and men captures the imagination of a Librarian. Cara must struggle through hardships, change and confusion to learn and understand her world.
Illyria, My Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
From the extinguished HomeWorld, the Settlers traveled across the stars to NewWorld with hopes of starting over again. In war-torn Illyria, Maya just wants to grow vegetables and live in peace. But she has a dark secret she can never reveal, especially to her beloved Yuri. From the author of Summer of Love.
Apex Magazine - Issue 22
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Sheepless in Seattle
Series: The Cities of Luna. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It took a lot of complicated and expensive work to import a dozen sheep to Luna, but Doc would do anything to make his Welsh wifey happy. Now, if he can just figure out where the sheep have lost themselves...
Code: Veronica
Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(1.00 from 1 review)
“The interracial war devastated our records. Intra-racial conflict tore us to shreds. The human race is lost. You will take us back where we belong.” –Admiral Li’s address at the Confederation’s Archeological Institute.
NYE-186f
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
75,000 years ago, a specific group of undesireable immortals launched from Earth, sent into deep space to colonize a nearby planet. Advancements in technology since has let Earth build entire civilizations on that planet in the meantime. Now, 75,000 years later, the original ship approaches: do they allow the craft to land, or blow it out of the sky?
Apex Magazine - Issue 11
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Apex Magazine - Issue 35
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Renegade
Price: Free! Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
I knew, and I mean knew, that it had happened. It did take place. I was not dreaming; I was not on drugs. He came to see me. He, my long lost brother in arms. Across centuries, across galaxies, here, now. On that beach. It was him, I had no doubts. And with a crucial message. Now, to convince Walter about that.
The New Neighbors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Aliens have landed on Mars and have started terraforming procedures in order to colonize the red planet. The powers-that-be on Earth are not happy, but have little choice other than to establish diplomatic relations with the new neighbors when they unexpectedly pop over for a friendly visit. This light-hearted foray into the world of SF could easily be subtitled, '50 shades of Diplomacy.'
The Wind That Moves The Stars
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: American English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
All Stephanie wanted to do was get a permit to perform at the Lakeside Festival. But her request was turned down, leaving her and Stell with no way to pay the room and board for the month. And now the Cosmic Artifact is having hissy fits. What else can go wrong?