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In the Shadow of Titans
You set the price! Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a tale about giant beasts trashing cities, inspired by the giant monster movies of my youth. This tale is not related to “Attack on Titan”. I discovered that anime series only after finishing my rough draft. After viewing a few episodes, though, I saw that the two were nothing alike. They share some terms but that's where the similarities end.
The Return of the Forgotten Ornament
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The sequel to The Forgotten Ornament continues the story of the little girl, the Forgotten Ornament, and their protectors as another Christmas descends upon them.
Better Living Through GRAVY and Other Oddities
Price: Free! Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A quirky collection of seven short short stories of about 1000 words. Strange with dusting of sci-fi, these quick reads offer a brief escape into imaginary worlds with absurdity, excitement, and possibly a laugh. Or two. Three's a stretch. Warning: If a woman named “Aunty Ida” approaches you and offers a solution to your problem, doctors recommend running. Quickly.
Tale from Omega Station: Accidents Will Happen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Vurp wasn't in a hurry, but Dingul was. He knew Mistress Barazinzinga would pay well for ice mined from the asteroid belt around Omega Station. Surely nothing could go wrong this time...right?
Date From Hell: A Dwarves in Space Short
Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story from my Fantasy in Space series.The elven assassin, Taliesin, is set up on a blind date with the female embodiment of every romcom heroine cliche one can think of. Will he escape with his pride and limbs intact?
Marshall: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Marshall, a former gang member and new father is struggling to make ends meet with the love of his life Sarah. After he's fired from his a job an opportunity to make some extra money surfaces when he meets an old friend, the only problem is that it involve's stealing money from a Government program. When things take a turn for the worst Marshall is faced with a life-changing decision.
Brecha Bendita
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Em Brecha Bendita a existência de um homem é afetada de maneira fantástica revelando os múltiplos universos paralelos que nos cercam. Prepare-se para um conto intrigante, capaz de, em poucos minutos, despertar questionamentos sobre o mundo como o conhecemos. Conto da coleção - Te conto por um conto.
Tales from Omega Station: Belly of the Beast
Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you were a clone grown for spare parts, kept in a cage for experimentation, how would you feel? Accept your fate and be happy you're helping the 'real' person whose DNA you share? No; I didn't think so...
The Fifth Di... December 2013
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Fifth Di... features some of the best science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. In this issue: H. David Blalock, Myke Edwards, David C. Kopaska-Merkel, Francis W. Alexander, John Grey, and Rebecca Melanie Sunquist.
Little Boy Found
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Alone in space, one little boy is a long way from home. He is the sole survivor of a damaged Kesian spaceship. The Kes believe in the power of magic to navigate the stars and are in a bitter war against a rival civilization who use the power of Artificial Intelligence to guide their ships. When Captain Paddy Smith rescues the boy, little does he know what he has found.
Patient Review
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Doctor once said "I am definitely a mad man with a box" but what if that's what he REALLY was? Perhaps that might explain his behaviour?
Sunara, la muerte blanca.
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: Spanish. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Relato
Resetting The Clock
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alas that mankind’s fundamental question, are we alone, was ever answered at all. To think that such a simple answer to such a seemingly simple, yet in reality unimaginably complex, question could bring complete catastrophe for the children of Earth could not have been foretold. Sometimes, in the most direst of circumstances, the fix can be as devastating as the very problem itself.
Everyday Dangers
You set the price! Words: 8,280. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A look in the lives of a supervillain who's been slightly less villainous lately and her former nemesis that's been hanging around to keep an eye on her. When you've got powers the like of which the world has never seen, it's natural to want to enjoy them a little. And when you have a mad scientist on the payroll, sometimes you just want to play around with the resulting technology before dinner.
Redshifted: Martian Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Third Flatiron Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mars! Dreaming of exploring the Red Planet? You know you want to go, and Mars has rarely been closer. Patch up that old spacesuit, stick out your thumb, and hitch a ride with thirteen talented speculative fiction writers, collected here in "Redshifted: Martian Stories," from Third Flatiron Publishing.
Sci-Fi Shorts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,440. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sci-Fi Shorts is a collection of science fiction stories, previously published in several of the author's books containing short stories of mixed genres. They are reissued in this volume to appeal to those readers who, like the author, prefer to read Science Fiction stories, as opposed to the collections generally containing a mix of Science Fiction and Fantasy, masquerading as Science Fiction.
Fly Fishin' - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a tale for those who have felt the silent whiz of a fly pole as the line thwaps gently against the water. It's a tale for those who have ever wondered how their happiness can coexist with a world obsessed with production. It's a tale of the brilliant resilience of the human heart and the sublimity of nature. It's a tale for you.
Eight Hour Fiction #1
Series: Eight Hour Fiction, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Inspired by a JA Konrath challenge to write, edit, create a cover, and publish a short story in eight hours or less. A Career Move - A crash-landed alien tries to find his career path but isn't having much luck... 3072 word short story Capture At The Hive - The Evil Queen Mother has finally captured General Megatron, Defender of the Galaxy. 421 word flash fiction story (children's story)
E. U. C. Bureau
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In an over-populated future, only the EUCB stands between life and death: their life...and your death.
Visiting Hours
Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When roles are reversed and The Doctor is taken, can Susan save him on her own? A "What if?" Doctor Who fanfic short story written under Creative Commons terms. If you like it, feel free to tweet me @RayDaleyWriter