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Le Trou De Babel
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 970. Language: French. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Au fil de ses rencontres, nous accompagnons le Funambule Acoustique dans une odyssée sonochronique, franchissant les galaxies au son des sornettes. Dans ce deuxième épisode, le funambule, en proie aux discours parsemés d'éclairs d'un vieux grec antique, apprend que la base de la communication n'est qu'un vide à combler.
Canto 1: Exposition
Series: Still Light, I: Collected 1-6. You set the price! Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the beginning. Still Light is a tale that spans centuries, beginning in 2020 and ending in 2507. This volume covers the first thirty years, as transhumanity becomes dominant, the first AI are born, and the first posthuman is created. It is the story of Mia, Feng, and Zhukov, the developer, genius, and soldier, as they rise through the ranks of Abraxas, the hidden rulers of the world.
It Happened One Wednesday
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For your consideration, an ordinary girl on a hot, summer's day. But watch out for the door she's about to enter, for it leads straight to the past... which is, indeed, another country.
Alone
Price: Free! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the blink of an eye, all human life disappeared, except for myself. A short story.
Defensive Position
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Adelle Finde is working on the best alien archaeological site ever. She doesn't need the distraction of a needy ex-boyfriend messaging her constantly. Then she finds out Rob's on his way. And the site is revealing dangerous details that means everyone needs to keep clear. Even Rob.
Traditional Proposal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Gail knows Danny's going to propose. She's not sure. With the death of her parents and a scholarship opportunity, she feels more like escaping. For a time anyway. The last thing she expects if for him to escape with her. Into orbit. A Redcord Macro-Nano-Engine story by Sean Monaghan, author of Xuento.
Le Cultivateur De La Pauvreté
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: French. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Au fil de ses rencontres, nous accompagnons le Funambule Acoustique dans une odyssée sonochronique, franchissant les galaxies au son des sornettes. Premier épisode de la série, dans lequel le funambule découvre que les idées noires peuvent apprivoiser les épouvantails et que l'humour fait la force.
Wake Vortex
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As captain of a Barris space ship, the last thing Sally King expects is a man overboard emergency. But when some zealous researchers stuff a man in a suit out through a hatch, the whole ship might be compromised. Sally's going to have to push the Blue Needle to the very limits and pray it works out. A Barris space story from the author of The Wreck of the Emerald Sky.
Menagerie
Price: Free! Words: 15,100. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Menagerie is the newest pet craze from the Acme Corporation. The robotic animals genetically bind to their owners. Only three easy steps to link: 1) Put a drop of fluid (saliva or blood) in its mouth 2) Wait for 24 hours 3) Tell your dreams and fears to your forever friend. By the way, genetic binding is an imperfect science. 15,000 words, give or take a character or two.
A Chat with Death
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
*Short story* In the final stages of cancer, 31 year old Julie decides to visit the beach for the last time; little does she know that someone would be there waiting for her---waiting to escort her to the other side.
Greed
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The story of one man's greed, a random accident, and the consequences
Apex Magazine - Issue 55
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » 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 the first Tuesday of every month.
Apex Magazine - Issue 54
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » 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 the first Tuesday of every month.
Argosy Volume 1: Fantastic Frontiers
Series: Argosy, Vol. 1. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 59,760. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Argosy is a revival of the classic pulp format for the digital age, publishing low-cost, quality pulp fiction in ebook format. Volume 1: Fantastic Frontiers contains fantastic yarns from the frontiers of humanity, whether they be the old American West, the colonies of Mars, asteroid mines on Saturn's belt or worlds beyond our solar system.
Urban Horror Volume 2 : Four More Short Horror Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,300. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What! No Vampires or Zombies! Something far more original. Gripping, hard-hitting Contemporary Horror stories that lie on the edge of what is reality and what is fantasy. Following on from the highly successful Volume One comes four more stories.
Solomon's Paradox
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Short story. A mother must deal with the shattering reality that science and the courts have offered her dead son a chance to tie up the loose ends of his life in the body of the friend who accidentally killed him.
Miriam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Short fiction. If you could change anything about your life - anything - what would you change? And what would you sacrifice?
Silent Sights. Memoirs from Deep Space.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Silent Sights is a science fiction short story about an alien castaway in space. The story uses abstract art to visually place the story in deep, uncharted regions of outer space.
The Kalos
Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Introducing the Human-Kalos Interface (HKI)! No longer will you need a computer to access the world's most popular and immersive social network: The Kalos. The HKI, once installed in your cerebral cortex, uses the latest in brainwave processing technology to connect your thoughts, emotions, memories--essentially, YOU-- to everyone around the world. You will never be lonely again." Short Story
La Macchina del Perdono (Una Novelette Sci-Fi #10)
Series: STORIE SCI-FI, # 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: Italian. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Bill Pearce, avido uomo d'affari tormentato in punto di morte dal pensiero delle persone che ha rovinato nella sua vita, cerca un tardivo perdono. Si rivolge al figlio Mark, che inventa una rete onirica, evocando un sogno collettivo dove accadranno le cose più impensabili. In questa esperienza catartica, Bill avrà la sua ultima possibilità di redimersi. E' una novelette di circa 16.000 parole.