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Why The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Despite the nuanced and often camoflauged manifestation of 'racial'behavior, it's presence is a naturally occuring phenomenon of evolution and the thesis presented explores not a way to eradicate a naturally occuring behavior, like 'fight or flight' but rather tries to understand its origin and evolution so to be able better to integrate the facts of its presence
Heist
Series: Horizon Station, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Horizon Station was designed to be almost entirely self sufficient, but after such a long disuse, there are things Ava, Vance, Remi, and Zero need. And if those things cannot be bought, they must be stolen. Heist is the fourth story in the Horizon Station series.
Cold Pride
Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Order of Hunter-Assassins has come to claim the great Kraken of Behemoth as a prize. Quinn, genetically enhanced and eager for glory, is chosen to brave the ice world. A place where his skills will be tested to their limit, where the only outcome possible is death or ascension into the ranks of legend.
Jupiter 41: Aoede
Series: Jupiter, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,590. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jupiter is a Science Fiction Short story magazine publishing new fiction from writers around the globe. Issue 41 is our 10th anniversary special and features fiction from Andrew Darlington, Dan Pawley, Kurt Heinrich Hyatt, Neil Clift and Peter C Loftus Cover art from Daniel Bristow-Bailey.
Imperiata and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three short stories. Imperiata: Ishta’eth, demon-slave of Eternal Imperium, kept the empire safe for a thousand years. Now the empire has fallen, and she faces one last, great battle, to restore the throne once again. The Prince of Fey: Prince Ribeag is bored. His world is cruel and violent and bloody, but that is no longer enough for him. He seeks ways to entertain himself.
Overcomplicated (a Tale of Breaking Benjamin)
Series: Clements Academy. Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: August 3, 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 the world over into the perfect agents. Weapons training, martial arts training, and small unit tactics are all part of the curriculum for students. 'Scope' has it all at Clements: a girl named Monica and an excellent sniping record. Yet he's still trapped within the Clements walls.
Ten Thousand Deaths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Crippled from years of interstellar war and threatened with discharge, Ash must steal her personal space fighter before she loses it forever.
Second Chances
Series: The Fall of the Altairan Empire. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Paltronis may not have started the fight, but she ended it. And her future with the Patrol. Facing criminal charges, she gets one last chance to prove she's not a total screw-up.
Seed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In a future devoid of beauty, where people live and labor in squalid equality, a seed of hope is uncovered. A woman with a secret in a time where secrets mean death, brings life to a dying society.
Submerged
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
An isolated, frail old man trapped in his apartment. What possible threat could he pose to the sociopaths next door? Except Brendan has his wife's foolish bravery to live up to ... This oppressive horror is part of a suite of short science fiction, urban fantasy and horror stories by BP Gregory, each its own little maelstrom of human suffering and longing.
Positively Shocking
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Constance Magee is not a street urchin, not a thief, not a lost soul in the street of London. She is a girl surviving Her Majesty’s Empire one day at a time, nursing a sense of right and wrong, And sometimes, that sense doesn’t always see eye-to-eye with the law. Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris.
Beauty Fierce as Stars: And Other Science-Fiction Tales of Mystery and Intrigue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Tenth Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Enter these pages and you will find the unique. This is genre-defying science-fiction providing new and different forms of entertainment. You will meet unforgettable characters through a spectrum of adventures. This work gives a wholly original definition for science-fiction, and indeed a brand new form for the short story.
The Greenbrier Resort
Price: Free! Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 2027 and the government has a place for Christian fundamentalists. The government says that Christian fundamentalists are mentally ill people, and must be helped. The week end is over, the family has attended an underground church home. The father warns the family to put their Bibles away in the nook under the stairs. ****Please review this book**** Your opinion matters. Thank you
From Orbit
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
As the Raven reaches orbit all seems routine. The orbiter moves to rendezvous with the orbital platform so they can cycle the crew and resupply. Little do the multinational crew know that events on the planet below will begin to overtake them all, leading to heartbreaking consequences that none of them could have expected. A science-fiction short story by Rob G. Goforth.
The Best of Turtleduck Press
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by KD Sarge. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of the best short works of Turtleduck Press. Includes a sneak peek at Kit Campbell's upcoming novel, Shards.
Nowhere to Go
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: Australian English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The Rythig have come to Earth on a diplomatic mission. But there is one member of the mission the Earthlings don't know about. And this small Rythig's very big problem could cause an intergalactic incident...
Dehydration
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A vignette of the human experience, set to a backdrop of science fiction. A character oriented story about the end of the world.
The Circular Logic of Space Exploration
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An unexpected telephone call reignites a retired professor's space travel ambitions, but at what cost—and to whom?
Future Lives - Psychic Visions of the Future!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,030. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Reincarnation, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What type of future do you want for yourself & humanity, one of love & prosperity or one of war, famine & disease? This amazingly prophetic book looks at 10 possible future scenarios for humanity. With special messages from the Ascended Masters you are encouraged to create the future that you want. You have lived before & you will live again! Let it be into a future of love, peace & prosperity!
The Correct Way to Fill Out Form PCR-103-u
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
(short story) Deep in the bowels of the Bureau of Substandards, new hire Boris Niels discovers a vending machine with a very strange coin in the return slot. Can he get a refreshing beverage and still keep his job? Will he ever find his way back to his home dimension? What is it with aliens and paperwork?