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Starfall: The First Cut
Price: Free! Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Castaway meets Lost in Space. Exploring the power of information.
Piecework
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this chilling, award-nominated tale, a master of modern science fiction lets us glimpse an all-too possible near future when science, economics and individual dignity clash across the most intimate battlefield of all -- pregnancy. Might poor women earn a living by renting out their wombs for industrial "piecework" production of high-end organic machinery?
The Ten Second Time Traveller
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Extremely short story about the problems with time travel. Recently (October 5th 2012) I was in the pub with Mick Carter discussing short story writing. As the conversation got to what could be achieved with the shortest amount of words, yet be able to still tell a reasonably decent story we decided to set a challenge for ourselves and write a story in around 500 hundred words or less.
Strange Harvest
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A humorous science fiction short story. Exploding tomatoes. Incendiary radishes. Electric potatoes. Something very odd is happening in Drinkwater. Can the town's sole reporter figure it out...before it's too late?
Pain Is So Close To Pleasure
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
This is the story “Pain Is So Close To Pleasure”, a short comedy story I wrote several years ago. The story looks at an alien race who has recently come into contact with our own. To learn more about each other, ourselves and the aliens decide to send an exchange student to the others world to spend time there so each race can learn more about the other. Warning: contains swearing
Love & the Aliens
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,310. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Set in Earth’s near future, a group of aliens, called the Unity, have masterminded a peaceful takeover and simultaneously made things better and mucked things up. Stories of love, espionage, art, movies, conspiracies and even a cat or two. Includes ‘Joe’s Milky Way Cafe’, ‘Chocolate is My Destiny’, ‘Long Past Time,’ ‘Unexpected Contact’, ‘Trust’ and 'Walking Away from the Past'.
Walking Away from the Past
Series: Love & the Aliens, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A 'Love & the Aliens' story. Suicide or Murder? Political Espionage? Producers shutting down the film? Aliens, technological breakdowns and more hit Estelle on her last day of doing stunts for her current film. Can she survive it and turn her life around?
Trust
Series: Love & the Aliens, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A 'Love & the Aliens' story. In Earth’s near future, the Unity, an alliance of aliens, is in power. Gena must keep the human communication system running. The system has other ideas. So does Soukis, an irresistible Catalpan Engineer. Are his ideas part of further takeover or a creative alien idea? And what does he want with her?
The Imagi
Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story written using a unique style, The Imagi tells the story of humanities development of psychic powers and their first contact with an Alien race.
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Murderous Confidant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Short Story: When all of the evidence points at Dr. Watson being a murderer, can Sherlock prove him innocent or is it possible that Watson's own friendship has led him down a dark path? Or could Watson still have a dark path to tread? A Mystery with a little bit of Sci-fi.
Micro relatos de Ciencia-Ficción
Price: Free! Words: 7,020. Language: Spanish. Published: October 4, 2012 by PÚLPito. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Recopilatorio de relatos breves de ciencia-ficcion de Hank Ware. Incluye: "MacroDownload", "Como asesine al presidente" y "Una version mejorada". Asi mismo la rareza: "Naufrago espacial", aparecida en la "Antologia Trash" y la inedita: "Los cinco pasos de la culpa".
Scavenger
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Alex's job is to search derelicts for anything that may be valuable. The problem is, 'valuable' is relative, but danger is not...
The Lost Ship
Series: Science Fiction. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
During a space jump to another solar system a space ship encounters unforeseen problems.
The Release
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Trapped in a place removed from time and space - the Devil's Triangle - a rag-tag group is caught in an endless battle with horrible creatures that attack relentlessly - until the creatures find a way to invade Earth. Now a race is on to use future tech to stop them from overrunning all of humanity...
Antimony and Lead
Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's 2013 and the world ended weeks ago. Lacey's world just ended, though - she's been cast out of the safe bunker she called home with her husband and sister-wives. Now she's got to figure out where she should go and who she can trust to stay alive in post-apocalyptic Utah.
Seçim Piyangosu
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: Turkish. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Yakın gelecekte, seçimlerde oylar satılabiliyor olsa ne olur? Seçim piyangosunu kazanan idealist bir adamın öyküsü. Kısa hikaye.
Plain Text
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by Step5 Transmedia. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Paul Devaat is a writer with a secret, in a future world where things aren't as they seem. Devaat's success draws the wrong kind of attention, putting both the past and the future at risk. Not just his, but yours as well. Some voices are best left unheard. Plain Text is a psychological horror story with a weird-SF setting, featuring multiple levels of narration. It's about 5,100 words.
Out Of The Cold
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As the Ice Age comes to an end, Bear Paw and The People follow the glaciers as they retreat to the north. The ice and snow are all that they know, but they may learn something new when a strange spirit falls from its place among the stars...
Neptune's Orphans
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by GoldportPress. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
They were created as weapons, now the war is over and they are living proof that their side committed the crime of tampering with the human genome. Cas and Pol are the last survivors of homos aquaticus. And they'll do anything to keep surviving. A story by Award Winning Author Sarah A. Hoyt, set in the universe of Prometheus Award winning novel Darkship Thieves.
High Stakes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012 by GoldportPress. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a future world without mercy, sometimes a woman has to kill and betray to obtain what she needs. And sometimes she gets lucky and finds mercy along the way. A short story in the Darkship Thieves time line.