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The Millennial Lottery
You set the price! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A twist on Shirley Jackson's The Lottery for modern readers. How would this lottery look? Why would it be needed? How would it be organized? Is it possible for a modern society to select an individual to represent the qualities that society needs to change? Read to find out how future communities might handle their need to punish the few, for the benefit of the many.
Behind the Scars
Series: The Divided States of America. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marco had been a kid on the streets of the Confederate States of America with nothing to look forward to until he met Emrey. Now as an adult, he has everything to look forward to, but will he ever get a chance to make his dreams come true?
Tales from the 4th Dimension
Price: Free! Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Welcome to the 4th Dimension. You are here because you have survived The Harvest. Whether you live in The Bunker or just beyond The Fence, you must play The Game set before you. Do you belong on this level of consciousness or are you The Intruder we seek to destroy? Collection of short science fiction stories.
Broken Wings of the Secret Space Program
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jim Morgan is a seasoned test pilot, and agrees to test pilot a special aerospace plane that uses antimatter and the hydrogen of space for fuel. Something goes wrong, and he winds up stranded far from home, all prospects for rescue gone on an alien world. He survives, and we are with him every step of the way on his journey of discovery.
El homúnculo perfecto y otras historias
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: Spanish. Published: May 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
Olvídate de ser un homúnculo perfecto, un ser artificial creado por la sociedad moderna. Los cuentos que encontrarás aquí son un llamado de conciencia para recuperar lo humano que aún guardamos en nuestro interior, para recordarnos que las preguntas no se han acabado y que tenemos que seguir buscando aunque las respuestas no existan, porque es el camino que transitamos lo que nos hace hombres.
The Least Practical of Jokes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A man gets conned into helping Robert Lendorin pull off a practical joke, but when things go wrong, what will the consequences be?
The Last Three 'Things I Could Get Out of My Mind'
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,990. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Presented for your approval, a collection of 20 short, speculative fictions by William Mangieri. Within these pages you will find ghosts, undead, assassins, artificial intelligences, super heroes and villains, all manner of aliens, and the mostly normal people who have to deal with them. Enjoy!
Wishes Folded into Fancy Paper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018 by Short Fuse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When planetary refugee Della folds a curse into a “Fancy” chain of paper tokens resembling flowers from their home world, she has no idea how her thirst for revenge will bloom into something unexpected.
Quota
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: Dutch. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Oorlogsincidenten hebben een eindeloze stroom vluchtelingen op de been gebracht; mensen die naar het noorden trekken en proberen te ontsnappen aan de oorlogszone in het Midden-Oosten. Politici en burgers zijn het oneens over de te nemen maatregelen. Ondertussen groeit het wantrouwen binnen de samenleving. Wat zijn de werkelijke bedoelingen van de vluchtelingen? Wat is er echt gaande?
Fibre
Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A short tale of threading lives and private stories where not everything is as it seems.
El Ojo del Mundo
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 74,230. Language: Spanish. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
El Ojo del Mundo presenta una serie de treinta y ocho cuentos cortos, cuya temática abunda en ficción histórica, horror, ciencia ficción, crimen, y fantasía. Como relatos cortos carecen de una relación entre sí, salvo algunas excepciones que el lector podrá descubrir.
Fixed in Stardust: A Jackson Garrish Story
Series: Jackson Garrish. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018 by Solemoon Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jackson Garrish and Jella Ibori stumble upon an uncharted, mysterious asteroid field.
Reality
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Video games, virtual reality, augmented reality; how much can one gamer take before he starts to loose his grip on what is real?
Ancient Alien Dinosaurs. Science Fiction Weekly Short Story #2
Series: Science Fiction Weekly. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018 by Maldek House. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When Kamryn Jones and her exploration team went to investigate a 112 million year old base in a time bubble on the other side of the galaxy, she hardly expected one of her members to get caught up in an ancient regeneration system. With time running out, can she rescue him from the effect of the ancient alien dinosaur technology? #2 in the Science Fiction Weekly Short Story Series. Approx: 5700w
The Men: A Tale of Alien Terror (Part Two)
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A tale of alien--and human--terror in the tradition of "Rosemary's Baby."
The Underwater Ballroom Society
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to a world of sparkling adult fantasy and science fiction stories edited by Stephanie Burgis and Tiffany Trent and featuring underwater ballrooms of one sort or another, from a 1930s ballroom to a Martian hotel to a grand rock 'n roll ball held in the heart of Faery itself. Stories by Ysabeau Wilce, Y.S. Lee, Laura Anne Gilman, Cassandra Khaw, Patrick Samphire, Shveta Thakrar and more.
ЛУННАЯ МОЛЬ и другие рассказы
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,370. Language: Russian. Published: April 29, 2018 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
В ранних произведениях Джека Вэнса уже заметны оригинальность, иронический юмор и стиль, характерные для всех его сочинений. Этот сборник содержит рассказы и новеллы, относящиеся к особенно плодотворному этапу его писательской деятельности, начавшемуся в середине 1950-х годов — к периоду с 1951 по 1973 гг.
The Flashtastic Three
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Escape into a whole new world, or just a funny one with this collection of comedy, supernatural, and fantasy flash fiction stories by Liza Stanaland. THE FLASHTASTIC THREE will make you laugh, cry, and cheer for the good guys. Follow each of the characters' stories and let your imagination run wild…or in Granny’s case, root for the ass-kicking old lady that loves her Johnny Walker Blue.
FrostFire Worlds May 2018
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2018 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This quarterly magazine is devoted to science fiction and fantasy for younger readers, ages 8 to 80 or so. The stories focus on characters, on adventures, on folks coping with future developments or, in the case of fantasy, magical circumstances.
The Glitch
Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Francois is a hard worker with a dream of becoming a maverick in the field of graphic art. But strange things have been going on his Milwaukee Suburban town. Stories of dark strangers have surfaced, along with the mention of a glitch. But what does it all mean, and how is it all connected?