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Redeemed
Price: Free! Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A renowned and respect diplomat is sent on a peace mission not knowing that his mission is just a cover for a surprise attack. Upon his return, he works to undermine the administration that sent him on the mission and to regain his reputation and self-respect.
The Edge
Price: Free! Words: 800. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Two sister ships arrive at the edge of the known universe, one goes over, and disappears.
Forever Ends (From the Desk of Col. Garrett Ross)
Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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The Clements Academy was established, somewhere around the year 2045, to train the best and brightest orphans from around the world into the perfect agents. Maria Lacosta is a longtime graduate, but now faces the stresses of being an assassin. Her psychiatrist, Isabelle, tells her she doesn't have to go it alone. Yet Isabelle has her own agenda. And she has waited forever for this moment.
The Secret of Genetic Corp X
Series: The Daughter of Ares Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,190. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever dreamed you woke up fully-grown with a head full of knowledge, but you had no sense of identity? No memories. No dreams. No sense of who you are. You see it in the movies all the time and somehow it seems glamorized. To tell you the truth it’s more like a nightmare. My name is Zarra Jane, or at least that is what I am told.
Star Hopper The Blake Hemlock Chronicles
Series: The Blake Hemlock Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Blake, a self-proclaimed star hopper, didn’t know what he was getting himself into when he signed on as the Chief Engineer of the Viking. He got more than he bargained for as a member of the crew. Finding a friend in Seyfert, a rough and tumble Tartan. Their unlikely team up will take them on adventures across the universe.
How Is Mankind?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In his journal, David recounts the first-ever alien visitation to Earth. The enigmatic visitors from space cause quite a stir. Are they friend or foe? Do they mean us harm? The consequences of this first encounter are awkward and humorous. For David, they may even be a matter of life and death.
Dreams, Schemes and Themes
Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In the future, any asset–anything with value–can be brought and sold. Your debts, your career… or your child’s future. What kind of society, what kind of people, is that going to breed? A very short story, just over 900 words.
Futurecaster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A man learns to tell the future and tries to avoid his destiny. Will he succeed or will fate claim him?
Fallowed Ground
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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It is a golden age for Human expansion as they spread across the galaxy, colonising any world they find that is suitable. There is no end to what humanity can accomplish, but arrogance has always been their downfall, and nobody stops to consider what might happen if they choose the wrong world.
How Jones Goes
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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In the late 21st century, overpopulation is a problem. There's also the problem with mental health. In one particularly unusual asylum, there is Dr. Born (psychiatric intern) and Dr. Bloch (sexologist). And then there's Jones. You have not met anyone like Jones. You see, it's not every day that patients claim they are from Mars. And it's not every day they come and go as they please.
Meant to Be Together
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For Len Brightman, time travel has offered him a second chance to be with the only woman he has ever loved. And this time he’s determined to do it right…
Sweat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A fleshy man who can remove the top of his skull, aliens who smell awful, copious amounts of sweat and bad cultural jokes. This is not going to be your typical investigation.
No Games (From the Desk of Col. Garrett Ross)
Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The Clements Academy was established, somewhere around the year 2045, to train the best and brightest orphans from around the world into the perfect agents. Weapons training, martial arts training, and small unit tactics are just a taste of the curriculum for Clements students. Teddy Drysdale couldn't care less about Clements. To him it's all a game. But Colonel Ross is about to raise the stakes.
Metal Soldiers: The Collection
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The metal soldiers live to fight and fight they will. This collection contains all four stories from the Metal Soldiers Series. Come join Rock and his mask wearing team as they fight for the future of their world and so much more in this epic science fiction collection bought to you by Kenneth Guthrie.
Metal Soldiers #4: The Fallen Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
His mind tweaked until it is near unrecognizable, his body near breaking, his soul near destruction, Rock walks on through the haze seeking light in a darkness where there is no light. His knife is sharp and the end is here. Can Rock do what he promised himself on that blighted day so long ago? Can he kill his love just one more time? Find out within.
Metal Soldiers #3: Enemy Territory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
With no options left, the metal soldiers charge head long into a vicious game of cat and mouse as they desperately hunt for the soul of the Princess of War before it is too late. Unimaginable battles and incredible warfare await them as Rock and his fellow mask wearers face odds that are so stacked as to be beyond impossible. Only the spirit of the mask can keep them going in Enemy Territory.
A DaVinci Flash
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sid and Arthur from The Crying Pennant have a little discussion about the last book in the Arth series.
Lightspeed Magazine, 2012 Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by John Joseph Adams. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lightspeed is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine. In its pages, you will find science fiction: from near-future, sociological soft SF, to far-future, star-spanning hard SF--and fantasy: from epic fantasy, sword-and-sorcery, and contemporary urban tales, to magical realism, science-fantasy, and folktales.
Three Simple Rules (From the Desk of Col. Garrett Ross)
Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The Clements Academy was established, somewhere around the year 2045, to train the best and brightest orphans from around the world into the perfect agents. Weapons training, martial arts training, and small unit tactics are just a taste of the curriculum for Clements students. Mark Eblin is one graduate who's never been amazing...and now he's been had.
Things You Can Create
Series: StoneThread Anthologies, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,680. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Edited by Harvey Stanbrough. Here you will find everything from humor to spirituality to fear; artificial intelligence and alter egos; Kirlian auras and clowns and otherworldly beings and circuitous, post-apocalyptic journeys; bakers, bassoons and sleep-induced space travelers; changelings and entwives; faerie gardens and forests tangled with vines; detectives and ghosts and a pixelated murderer.