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Butt Dial
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
A young hacker finds herself in hot water again. On her way to an important security meeting, a magnet on her new bike activates her phone, leading to the most epic butt dial in galactic history. A short story of feminist bicycle science fiction.
Empaquetados
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2014 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Deshaz el nudo. Desgarra con tus manos ansiosas el papel que lo envuelve y descubre lo que contiene este peligroso paquete que Sportula ha preparado. Como especial del día del libro 2014, Sportula ofrece totalmente gratis una antología con textos de algunos de sus mejores autores. Aquí están, empaquetados, esperando a que los descubras y te adentres en los universos que han creado.
Consolation Prize (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
About to be laid off and out on the street, Bill’s got every incentive to break the rules. So when a co-worker dares him to sneak into an abandoned, off-limits building to find out what their company is hiding, he’s all ears. Little does he know though that what he’s about to find will change his life, and possibly the course of humanity forever.
Double Five: Ten Stories of Speculative Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,840. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From the romantic Sci-Fi (not to be confused with SF) adventure on an alien world in THE BRIGHT SIDE OF KIBOU to the exploration of what it's like to be human in THE HEART MACHINE IS BROKEN, this collection of short stories was never intended to please everyone ... but it might have something for you.
Alien and the Girl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(1.00 from 1 review)
Planet Earth, a crashed ship of unknown origin, and an Alien. One young woman, a famous lake in England and how she tries to save the planet. These two characters battle it out with a war of words. Who will win?
What Came From Above
Series: Softweapons, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Are you prepared to see something more evolved than anything the Man is or has created so far? Can you fight something you do not totally understand? How far are we prepared to go to save ourselves?
Worms and Other Alien Encounters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is a collection of science fiction short stories, most of which relate to encounters with aliens visiting earth; the remaining stories happen in space (only some of which involve aliens).
My Brother Tom
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The frogs held the secret ... a science fiction short story by David Wesley Hill.
Dinosaurs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This Hugo Award-nominated novelette takes place in the distant future, when a highly-evolved humanity finds itself at war with the alien Shars. The product of eight million years of evolution, Ambassador Drill is sent to make peace... but does he retain enough of his humanity to recognize that of his enemies?
Moles
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
These undercover operatives were definitely not from Russia ... a short science fiction story by David Wesley Hill.
Two Speculative Fiction Short Stories: Justice and The Riddle of the Sphinx: Solved
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This publication contains two science fiction/speculative fiction short stories. The first, "Justice", involves a trial for the last remaining capital crime in a unified near-future Earth. The second, "The Riddle of the Sphinx: Solved" reveals the true nature of the Great Sphinx and the powerful secret hidden beneath its right paw eons ago by its unearthly builders.
Surfacing (Novella)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nominated for Hugo and Nebula awards, “Surfacing” is the story of Anthony, an emotionally scarred researcher who finds it easier to talk to whales and to aliens than to members of his own species. Until a stranger named Philana enters his life, with a terrifying problem of her own that dares him to break through the surface of his world.
Strange Sci-Fi Short Stories: The Supernatural Side
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is a collection of 6 science fiction Short Stories plus 1 Bonus Short Story (political humor) of 33100 words (the stories are also available individually) : *Bigfoot and the Boundary *Meeting Bigfoot *Sydney the Beagle is My Analyst *The Ghostly Kite *Execute Him in the 13th Hour *The Haunted Yellow Rose *The Governor's Aide
End of Days (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story poses a novel theory of cosmology involving the role of black holes in the creation and extinction of a limitless number of multiverses including our own. It explores scientific arrogance and the ability of determined terrorists to exploit it, using two suitcase nukes and a commercial plane in a field experiment that will begin an irreversible countdown to the end of days.
The Viking Space Princess Part 1: Skyla
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Finding herself on board the Longboat ship Snökaos in disguise should have been an easy way to sneak on board to find her missing friend. However things soon takes a turn for the worst for Skyla in ways she could never quite have imagined, when she becomes trapped on board as the ship unexpectedly takes off on a mission.
Zeitsplitter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: German. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Zweite überarbeitete Auflage der Zeitsplitter. Die Texte sind neu formatiert, allerdings sprachlich nicht weiter verändert, um dem Geist der Erzählungen zu erhalten. So ist Zeitsplitter eine Hommage an die goldene Zeit der Science Fiction, von Klassik, Abenteuer, Mystik, bis hin zum Cyberspace.
The Day the Dolphins Vanished (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When a dedicated marine biologist/linguist makes the breakthrough in the near future that allows true communication to take place between humans and dolphins, what might our aquatic cousins learn about us and teach us about ourselves, and what consequences might result from an exchange of knowledge?
Mergs (Or Why Godot Can't Come) (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a world that worships power and raises human beings onto pedestals erected from the insubstantial building blocks of ego, hubris, and self-delusion, it is no wonder that we look for meaning and enlightenment in all the wrong places. But what if even the most wretched soul amongst us were a god in a singular universe whom sentient beings worship and completely depend upon for their survival?
What Price to Live the Dream? (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
If it were within your power to change your subjective past through the use of technology, what price would you pay to revisit a crossroad in your life when you had made a terrible, life altering mistake? Would you give up an unfulfilled life haunted by the ghosts of roads not taken for the chance at happiness in an alternate reality?
To Sleep, Perchance to Dream (short story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This short story delves into one possible chilling explanation for what lurks in the dark recesses of the human brain for which science has yet to discover a clear use. One man has discovered the truth, and it will kill him.