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A Crack in the Wall
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Newt Run is a town that shouldn't exist, a town of artists, drug dealers, miners and steam. It’s a town at the center of a broken universe, and broken universes have the bad tendency to fall apart. In this tale, a crack in the wall of his apartment leads a man into nightmare.
New Beginnings
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A soldier aboard a generational cruiser orbiting Mars is the only one who can save a small colony on the surface. That's because he's the only one left alive on the ship as it hurtles toward the Martian terrain. Trouble is, the door he needs to get through requires two arms to open - and he only has one... This story earned Honorable Mention in the Writers of the Future contest in 2012.
Loodgieters van de vijfde dimensie
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: Dutch. Published: October 16, 2012 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Als 's ochtends vroeg mensen het huis van elektroverkoper Sinko binnenvallen, komt hij achter de oorzaak van de zwaartekrachtschommelingen die de aarde teisteren. En plotseling is het aan Sinko om de hele wereld te redden...
Gebeurtenissen op d'Artagnandag
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: Dutch. Published: October 16, 2012 by e-Publikant. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kapitein Arild heeft het niet makkelijk. Zijn boordcomputer Cassiopeia is niet van plan hem te laten ontkomen aan de Interplanetaire Aardse Cultuurdagen. Met laarzen die klemmen in zijn knieholtes, een veer op zijn hoed waar hij van moet niesen en een degen die hem in de weg zit moet Arild zich ook nog eens de invasionisten van het lijf slaan ...
If
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What if there was a microchip that could be implanted in your child's head which would generate an imaginary friend for them? What if the friends stayed after the chip was removed? What if you stopped denying that you're intrigued and download the story already?
Frame Story: Seven Stories of Sci Fi & Fantasy, Horror & Humor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
From the host of the popular "Cheapskates" segment on the Hugo-Award winning podcast "StarShipSofa", "Frame Story" features seven short stories with the rich description and twisted endings of writer Adam Pracht. "Frame Story" was a finalist in the "Stuff You Should Know" podcast Horror Fiction contest.
Hunting Comp.
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A Cautionary Tale of Time Travel. How much fun would it be to hunt a dinosaur with an Enfield rifle?
Mantis
Price: Free! Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.00 from 1 review)
Thrown into the sea, his memory of the last few hours hazy but slowly returning, young Mantis decides he can’t die just yet – not before he has put up a fight and made the regime pay for killing the people he loved. This is the story of how Mantis met Kalaes and how Mantis started his journey with the resistance.
Sense of Wonder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There are many kinds of mystery, especially on the Moon! Sit down and have a drink with a Lunar rockhound as he tells you his tale: the trials and tribulations and even humiliations he endured just so that he could do tedious, difficult work on Luna. But on the Moon, even an ordinary day of work is extraordinary; and for this Lunar geologist, this day will be the culmination of a lifetime's dream.
Transformations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Anura Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
If it meant destroying who you are now, could you take the leap of faith, to find out who you might become? Includes "Changing Course" and "Final Words." 5221 words
Memory Song
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by J Z Morrison Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A man who loves to sing causes a terrible accident, but when he seeks help from a memory-erasure doctor, he uncovers something even worse.
Rewind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: Italian. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
La Starweb è sull'orlo del fallimento. Tasse, debiti e burocrazia la stanno uccidendo. Ma Alberto Ferrari ha un'idea geniale. E i conti cominciano a volare. Troppo. Banche, pm e media tentano un nuovo massacro. Presto Alberto raggiungerà quello che non avrebbe mai immaginato. Ma qualcosa non quadra. E quando anche anche il suo sogno d'amore sta per realizzarsi, la realtà di Alberto cambia ancora.
Richard
Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Richard is hopeful when his spaceship crashes on an inhabited planet. But with his friend hurt in the crash, and medical supplies on this planet strangely expensive, hope begins to fade.
Physics for Dogs
Price: Free! Words: 17,880. Language: British English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When Bruno the beagle goes missing after an unfortunate accident, his disappearance is written off as just another mystery. But when he reappears twelve years later without ageing a day, it’s up to his owner to uncover the disturbing truth behind an ancient power nestled beneath the town.
Long Time Passing
Price: Free! Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A short story set in the universe of The Luck of Han'anga. Martin is a man with a grim past he would rather not remember, even after three long centuries. But in a future where history seems about to repeat itself, can he really hide from his darkest memories forever?
In His Dream He Plummets
Price: Free! Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A free sci-fi short story involving alternate reality and dark inner-monologue, wrapped in an interesting poetic writing style. (around 8900 words or 15 single-spaced pages)
Aurora Borealis: Heated Arguments
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Heated Arguments:" When the Aurora Borealis is stranded dead in space, it is infiltrated by an old 'acquaintance' of the crew causing all hell to break lose not only on the ship, but also within the Captain. Aurora Borealis is a series of short stories chronicling the journeys of Captain Kahara Rain and her crew.
Fireflies
Price: Free! Words: 22,910. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Loose Leaf Stories. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A haunted train, the gods' retirement home, a spirit of vengeance doesn't know her purpose, and a blackmailer has lost his memory. An ancient star's gravity brings a starship to life, and the laws of the dead are tricky. Fireflies is a collection of short stories by Erica Lindquist and Aron Christensen.
Aptitude
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
When the judge offers Lily six weeks on Ellesmere Island helping at a scientific camp over six months in juvenile detention, she takes it. But the days are long in the Arctic and the work is hard, and she wants to go home. Then she finds the artifact and everything changes. A short story by the author of Station OSCX-9.
N-Hance: Use As Directed
Price: Free! Words: 13,380. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eric is a gamer whose world is falling to pieces. School is a dead-end, his best friend is moving away, and his gaming career is going down in flames. But then he is offered a chance to try N-Hance, an intelligence-boosting drug that could take his mind to new levels. But brain alteration is not without risk. Meet Eric Corvus before he was the Wraithlord, in this mind-altering eBook.