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A Dark Grave (Elysium Chronicles, .5)
Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 and represented by Bradford Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(2.00 from 1 review)
An Elysium Chronicles short story: the beginning, following Gavin Hunter as his journey into Elysium, the underwater Utopian society introduced in RENEGADE, begins.
Simetrías rotas
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,460. Language: Spanish. Published: March 26, 2013 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
De la tragedia y el horror a lo surreal, pasando por la comicidad demoledora, estos relatos de Steve Redwood construyen, con su constante cambio de estilo, punto de vista y atmósfera, una recopilación cuya principal constante, además de una mirada incisiva y lúcida, es la variedad. "Simetrías rotas" fue nominada a Mejor Recopilación en 2010 por la Sociedad Británica de Fantasía.
No Rooms
You set the price! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kari worries about the amount of work required to fix up the decaying decor, but what she really should be worried about are the house guests.
The Planet Machine
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the Thewls colonize a new planet, an old threat emerges.
Roscoe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The arrival of a celebrated visitor to Jospar's planet as Jospar is about to undertake a critical mission, sets off a series of events which once again pit Jospar against the dangerous Kasceto. Who is Roscoe and why does his arrival cause the collision between them? (Science fiction, short story, 3800 words, 10 printed pages)
Jet Black and the Planet of the Acid Ants #10
Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
An emergency distress call, from an isolated outpost on a planet with carnivorous ants the size of bullocks that can spit acid. A place to avoid unless your Jet Black
Big Brother's Day Off
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Seven very short stories. An analyst who is given an unusual mission. A netizen forced to interact with the disconnected. Slavers who turn a fantasy trope to their advantage. A male chauvinist who gets his dream come true. A pair of government contractors debating the morale right and wrong of their assignment. A general on the day of his greatest victory facing opposition from unepected quarters
Реинкарнация судеб
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,520. Language: Russian. Published: March 23, 2013 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Книга содержит три рассказа об абсолютно разных эпохах человечества и живущих в этих временных отрезках главных героях. Рассказы объединяет одно - уже многими забытые человеческие ценности, такие как любовь, верность, сострадание, порядочность, честность и неподкупность.
Socrates, Unafraid
Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.00 from 1 review)
Join a teacher in a virtual world contemplating a hopeless future, reaching out to find a way to make a better world. Flash fiction, under 1,000 words.
Second Honeymoon
Price: Free! Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Can a second honeymoon on an obscure planet help Martin shed his rich wife?
First Wave: Snow Day
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
They came with the snow. They came for us. Roger, left alone in the middle of a blizzard, thought he had a leisurely day off of work. He had no idea he'd be spending the day fighting for his life against the things that came with the snow. The first wave was meant to weed us out.
Prison Mountain
Price: Free! Words: 16,400. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three years ago, a sudden darkness covered the Earth. Everyday, people fight to survive. One person turned the tides and now, he must find a way to free himself from his own lie to stay alive.
Dragonscaling!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A fun, creative piece of meta-fiction in the form of an in-depth article on the extreme sport of dragonscaling.
A Gift of Thorns
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Meet a race called the Kin. Forced to live in harsh conditions, the Kin have become a hard and vicious race who must constantly fight, not only for their own survival, but that of their entire race. Even more so with their only true enemy, the Sakti, ever planning their extermination. This is a brief glimpse into a day of their lives.
Infinite Regress
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
INFINITE REGRESS- A short piece of sci-fi about a girl who has an idea to build a computer inside a computer- and what happens. I originally had the idea for this story when I was thinking about a computer programming class I took way back in like 1983. Enjoy!
All That Glitters
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Agents Lachlan King and Barry Ferguson are called to an isolated mining town to investigate the disappearance of a young Chinese girl. They found the town all but abandoned, and as they descend into the realm of Ruaumoko, the Maori god of earthquakes they find an explosive situation that will test both agents and their equipment sorely. Tales from the Archives are short stories
Programming Error
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
After school one day, little Molly learns about the source of life. She witnesses it rushing red out of bodies, and she alone hears its legion of voices. A short exploration into biological science fiction.
Space Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by The Eastjesus Company. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There is more to being a space man than rockets. Find out in this amusing romp across time and reality while a boy and girl grow up between Sputnik and the Singularity and a young man discovers his destiny.
192
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
Perched upon a cliff under the white of the moon, Isaac sits patiently waiting for his wife. What Isaac doesn't know is that this time she'll be bringing more than just her spectral touch.
Digger Don't Take No Requests
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story about a busker on the moon with his eyes toward the stars.