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My, My, Little Firefly
Price: Free! Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On Minas, jobs are created to fulfil people. Each colonist has a shard, a unique talent which gives them a rush of endorphins to practice. The native 'fireflies' constantly encroach on the colony, and it's Gal's job--her shard--to keep them at bay. Until her shard snaps. No place in the world, no rush of endorphins. Is Gal's salvation at the end of the world, or is it closer to home?
The Axe
Series: Wintertide, 6. Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Winter is not coming - winter is here! In the near future, climate changes have led to short-term extreme weather conditions. Cities that have never been covered in snow now resemble Nordic countries. The situation is slowly getting out of control as the system collapses. Trees are disappearing, food is running out. Citizens are becoming desperate, axes invaluable.
366 Squared Volume 1: January
Series: 366 Squared. Price: Free! Words: 13,560. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
One day, one story, at exactly 366 words each, that is the promise of 366 SQUARED, the short-short story/flash fiction collection that raises the question "In the age of multi-novel book series, is this guy for real?" Yes he is, and 366 SQUARED is the launch of a new era in literature for busy people. Volume 1 contains 31 stories, vignettes or mini-essays, each at precisely 366 words.
Schrodinger's Mouse Sci Fi Volume I
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This anthology features short stories, flash fiction, novellas, and poetry featuring hard and ethical science fiction.
A Day During Leaf Season
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Amber is a metahuman, just like us save for one small difference in her DNA, a difference she uses as an agent with the FBI’s Metahuman Crime Task Force. But when she encounters the helpless 11 year-old Mary while on vacation in Vermont, her normal family life is invaded by the sinister predation of an all too human variety. Even on her day off, Amber is forced to confront this vile predator.
My Name is Mark Nine
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
My name is Mark Nine. I woke up in Tokyo, but I don’t know how I got here. I think I’m being followed. Word count: 2222 | Full-size page count: 3 | Estimated reading time: 12 minutes
High Pressure Environment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
SciFi Short/Flash fiction. An unorthdox flight through the galaxy. A pilot experiences the wonder of the galaxy at high velocity.
Ruby
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This is an enthrawling short story that starts with instant anxiety, drama and fear. In this Story RUBY is faced with conflict and danger immediatley. This short story will grip instantly.
Timing is Everything
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Far in the future space exploration to the most distant galaxies is common. What has never been found though is an intelligent civilization to help endure the emptiness of the endless void. Now the Captain and his crew will be the first in their history to discover alien life, in the form of a dormant space probe. Where does this probe come from? When was it made? They set off to find the answers.
Finding the Future
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short sci-fi story by Graham Storrs about finding a path to survival wherever it may lead.
Beta-Transportational Wierdness
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A sixteen-year-old girl gets the shock of her life when she accidentaly beta-transports to a spaceship... And discovers that she's half alien!
Unidentified Funny Objects
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,340. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Unidentified Funny Objects is a collection of humorous science fiction and fantasy. Packed with laughs, it has 29 stories ranging from lighthearted whimsy to the wild and zany. Inside you will find a zombear, tweeting aliens, down-on-their-luck vampires, time twisting belly dancers, moon Nazis, stoned computers, omnivorous sex-maniac pandas, and a spell-casting Albert Einstein.
The Soul Project Part 2 Dark-13
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The enemies of First World are dead and Zion has aligned herself with Galvin, a weapon shape shifter. Filled with hope for peace and a new life, Zion and Galvin make their way to find Mr. Draftsman who is waiting for them in a place called Iron City.
Short On Time
Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A time travelers adventure where he is the worlds first person to enter a black hole.
Under the Knife (From the Desk of Col. Garrett Ross)
Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(5.00 from 1 review)
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. Vern is just a cybernetics doctor now, after graduating...a blackmailed doctor, with serious money troubles.
Heir Neekay
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Neekay is a humanoid on the run. His body is augmented through very special and secret technology. He is always ready to run at the first sign of danger, the technology in his body is too precious to allow it to be captured. Follow Neekay to find out just who he is running from and why.
I Be Done Seen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's not every day that someone looks to hire the services of a big game hunter, especially in mainland UK, so when the famous hunter O'Ryan gets a call saying his services are required he is intrigued...
Pariah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A runaway teenager finds a way to gain tremendous power by attuning her mind to Pariah, an immensely powerful psychic entity. She can channel part of its power but at a terrible price - the entity manifests around her at random intervals, endangering everything around her. She races to find a hidden treasure in an abandoned base before it's too late!
Flashy Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Very short reads, longer thoughts. A collection of flash fiction, covering different genres.
Phantasia
Price: Free! Words: 4,110. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Micro-contos de ficção especulativa que prometem ir dar um passeio com as ideias dos leitores, mostrando-lhes novos miradouros para as paisagens de sempre. "Sobre a nudez forte da verdade - o manto diaphano da phantasia" - Eça de Queirós