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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.
I am Hope
Price: Free! Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hope appears to be the ultimate perfect woman: she's beautiful,is incredibly intelligent, and seems to have no limitations. But Hope has one fatal flaw... she is not completely human. In a business where the clones do not disobey under any circumstances, will Hope follow her clone nature and obey, or will her new self-awareness get in the way?
Little Rest(A Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An Amish family are more than what they appear. They are keepers of the world's most important secret. But, when the faith of one of their members falter, will it end with the destruction of reality?
Evening's with Littleberry and other Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Evening's with Littleberry is about a man having meetings with an ancestor named Littleberry. There are five other science fiction short stories.
Sentience
Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
After waking up to find the company research facility abandoned, and in ruins, an android sets out to discover what has happened. But something is different. What are these strange sensations, these… feelings?
Child of Words Issue 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published twice annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry.
The Fifth Di... March 2014
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The Fifth Di... features some of the best science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. In this issue: Henry Brasater, Wayne Carey, G.O. Clark, and many more.
An Android's Soul
Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
This short story is about an android who like a human is on a quest to discover if he has a spirit and soul. The android is a metaphor for any human being who has ever asked do I have a spirit? Do I have a soul? And what is the difference between the two? At its core, the android asks what constitutes a human being? There is a whole universe waiting and it's there inside of you.
Cyborg Program (Intergalactic Pandemonium Part 5)
Series: Intergalactic Pandemonium, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Quetoss and Bausethians both cancel their orders to destroy Earth, but they are too late. The loss of Earth sends shock waves through the universe. Tempers flare, new civilizations are met, and old civilizations are destroyed. Civil wars erupt. Annie lands Rik’s space ship on Bauseth and learns the truth about her paintball teammates' fate: the cyborg program.
The Fateful Time
Series: The Fateful Time. Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Cherie discovers she made a great mistake divorcing the love of her life, she’s too late. Moments too soon her ex-husband is killed in a freak accident. In shock, Cherie visits her favorite antique store and finds a valuable trinket. A time travel trinket. Can Cherie go back and save her ex-husband, or is he fated to die?
Just The Orts And A Few Odd Ends: A Song Of Goblins, Worms, And General Science Fiction Humor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,890. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is a charming collection of short stories in the science fiction, humor, space opera, and fantasy genres by esteemed indie author Lennox Mumpsfield, creator of “If Only, If Only: A Collection Of Magical And Humorous Short Stories”. Actually, I, the person writing this, am Lennox, so whether you choose to believe that about my reputation is up to you. But yeah... good stories. Read the sample!
Fly By Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The ugly world of tomorrow is downright filthy and fly-infested, but someone has to clean it. Dale is a recycling man, slated to gather up the bodies of the dead for recycling. He carries a great guilty burden, but redemption is at hand.
G.M.C. Volume #9
Series: G.M.C., Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mike has once again went against protocol and this time it's gotten him into some real trouble. The Zombie Gang, as usual, are gonna try and do the right thing but with targets on their back, things can get real dangerous for everybody.
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 7, March 2014
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Galaxy’s Edge is published every two months by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor, LLC, a small press based in Maryland. Each issue of the magazine has a mix of new and reprinted stories, columns by Barry Malzberg and Gregory Benford and book reviews by Paul Cook.
The Intern
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Steve the medical student finds himself in an unusual internship. His first ‘patient’ has been kidnapped against his will for involuntary blood tests to aid in creation of a vaccine to eliminate diseases plaguing the world. Finding the government responsible and discovering the truth, Steve decides to fight back, even if that means losing his life too.
The Legacy of the Shreevani
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
A gripping story of the change an interstellar war brings to one young life.
Revenge and Chaos (Intergalactic Pandemonium Part 4)
Series: Intergalactic Pandemonium, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
War is upon Earth's doorstep. Panic, looting, chaos. Air fights blanket the sky. After a miscommunication, Quetoss rescinds help and slates Earth for removal. Rik retires to the healing chamber after finding a wound, leaving Annie to pilot the ship. Thinking he died from an allergic reaction, Annie dusts herself off. She is going to land the ship if it’s—probably—the last thing she’ll do.