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Useless!
Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bland, boring and repetitive. The three qualities Sam has gravitated towards for his entire life. All was well and good until his protective bubble is burst by the oddest of individuals. A poor, sick man at best, at worst, a dangerous madman with no good intentions for Sams’ perfectly simple life.
Saint Thomas & Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,400. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
Collection of four, science fiction short stories. Each is written in unique setting, dealing with aliens, delusional astronauts and artificial intelligence (also delusional). See the long description for an introduction to each story.
Schooling
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First they started allowing calculators that did all their work for them into school. Then they started teaching on tablets. Then they retired teachers. Then.... Well, you'll have to read the rest to find out....
Spicy Space Operas: Five Pulpy Romps Across the Spaceways
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,570. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Space Nazis, cruel kidnappers, corrupt officials, power mad privateers, evil extortionists, positronic pretties, curvaceous killers, and the ever-present need for revenge populate these interplanetary adventures. High violence and sexy surprises await Blake's eager readers in these entertaining escapes and escapades.
Season of Bliss
Price: Free! Words: 29,000. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jester has arrived on Sasha’s world on the eve of the Bliss, a madness that is both overwhelming and necessary for the survival of her people. But Jester is ignorant of not only the Bliss, but also to the meaning of the one word that binds Sasha's people together. If Sasha can't make him understand, it could mean the end of her life.
The Hunt for the Infamous Roy G. Biv: An Anti-Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is a story. Well, an anti-story, which is like a story, just... different. The Infamous Roy G. Biv lives on in infamy, stealing from the matter transmitter system that sends people and things from Earth to the moon and Mars. The famed bounty hunter -- the appropriately-named Shadow the Bounty Hunter -- is hired to stop him. She may very well stop him, depending on how the story plays out.
First (and Final) Contact
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s been said that bureaucracy is the only true constant in the universe. Are Cap’n Horatio Smalling III and the crew of the S.S. Craptastic intrepid and cunning enough to break the bureaucracy barrier? Only time will tell. . . . (Flash fiction space adventure spoof — 460 words, about 2 pages)
At the End of the Universe
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
At the end of the universe is where his wife promised to meet him. The lonely old man completes the arduous journey and eagerly awaits seeing her loving face again. Will she be there?
Aurealis #68
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
More of the best speculative fiction from Aurealis. This issue contains fiction, reviews and general information that provides a wealth of entertainment. If you love speculative fiction (and even if you don't) you should get this.
Out of the Blue - And Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of speculative short fiction, some previously published and some previously unpublished.
The Last Man in the World Explains All
Price: Free! Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Ten tales of mundane science fiction, of a universe askew, where things are slightly off.
Tales From The Freaks Asylum The Grim Inferno
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a great read.
Travelers Among Strange Worlds (A Trio of Short Stories)
Series: A Trio of Short Stories. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A trio of short stories about traveling to strange worlds, featuring "Silent Observers," "The Kitterun Five Tourist Trap" and "The Wizards of Flushington."
Experiment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
James Hoo lives in a dystopian future controlled by corporate needs and governmental regulations. He's been engineered to be a brilliant researcher by the corporation that owns him. But as he discovers how different he is, he must find ways to hide his flaws from his sponsors or risk being terminated. His experiments are bearing unlikely fruit, but his are not the only experiments taking place.
Awake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Three short stories, each one taking the reader to different areas of the science-fiction realm.
The City of Hope & Other Futuristic Tales
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Wormholes, holograms, and futuristic gadgets galore await you in The City of Hope & Other Futuristic Tales by T. W. King. This work collects three previously published science-fiction stories — "The City of Hope", "American Justice", and the flash fiction piece "A Dream Given Form" — written to appeal to genre fans and general readers alike. Enjoy this sampling of stories of days yet to come.
Vast and Unbroken
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by Bad Ducky Industries. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
From the future, we travel back. We are not supposed to do it, but we do. When we do, we cannot be human, because it would put the future at risk. We have to do something else, then. We have to be something else. What's the point of all of this, in a vast and unbroken darkness?
My Charlotte: Patty's Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,370. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
My Charlotte: Patty’s Story is a short, sweet memoir about a life in a garden and one writer’s first inspiration. Includes Lisa Mason’s first story, “Arachne,” published by Omni Magazine worldwide, by Hayakawa in Japan, and by Replik in Sweden.
The Eye of Odin
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Three hundred years have passed since half of Earth froze, and the human race has settled other planets under the supervision and control of a military contractor that harnessed the powers of the higher mind. But when the daughter of a warrior clan who made her fortune in the contractor’s service discovers a dark secret beneath their dominion, she must learn to fight like the old gods.
Eponym
Price: Free! Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
"Eponym" is a short story about eusocial insectoids. It paints a vivid picture, albeit gory and violent, of an advanced society of insectoid creatures on an inhospitable alien world.