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Milk Run
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Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
On a regular planet hop made many times before without incident the first blemish on a perfect record is only ever less than a second away. When the worst happens can anyone save them?
Gheid (Origins Part 4)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Gheid has been in imprisonment for several years when, for the first time since being captured, noises of a fight alert him to the possibility of escape. But who is Gheid? This is a short story of 1.990 words. It is part four in the 'Origins' series of stories which connect with one another in unexpected ways.
Harvest Ship
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The massive spaceship appeared out of nowhere and soon descended to hover over the east coast.Whilst the academics and military considered a response the bountiful harvest commenced. But the visitors were honest traders and they gladly left a very generous gift for humankind, one that would speed development. Sadly, for humankind, they couldn't read the instructions.
Explorers: Beyond The Horizon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
EXPLORERS: BEYOND THE HORIZON is a short story anthology featuring characters forever changed by their discovery of lands and worlds beyond their own. Whether it's by charting new stars, trekking across fantastical realms, sailing new oceans, or traversing the wild and unknown spaces between dimensions, readers will find the unimaginable in the pages of EXPLORERS.
Lazy Day: Collection of Stories of Fantastic Realms and Possible Futures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This single volume collects all six of my currently available Fantasy/Sci-fi works, for simplicity and to offer readers of my words a better deal. For a description of each tale, please see the individual stories for sale by me. This package gives you about 50% off the cost of the combined stories.
Alien Earth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A short story where a science experiment goes awry and changes and the world as we know it. And it is all one man's fault...
Dark Doses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,160. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The future does not look bright.... Seven dark and gritty tales of what-if describe a troubled tomorrow on the small scale, from the eyes of a few people enduring it. These doses span a little dystopia, doomsday, technology run amuck, and the nasty side of virtual reality. Six of these stories were previously published in this collection of darker days to come.
Machine God
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The convention room came to order as the Chairman of the world’s largest media conglomerate spoke. He was an old man now, a man who had waged and won many battles over a sixty year career. Then there was a loud booming voice. "Excuse me everyone,this is God, the elite have exceeded the maximum allowable concentration of wealth. To rectify this situation the game will be reset in five seconds..."
Digital Footprints
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Short Story. Everlasting Connections, a hi-tech dating service for the wealthy, is having problems with their security. The brain-map of one of their rich clients has disappeared; with this info, a saboteur would know all that the client knows, and bring trouble to all. But there seems to have been no intrusion...
Horizon
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Series: Horizon Station, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
For Ava, Remi, and Vance, life on Habitat Station is terrible. But when they discover an abandoned space station drifting, their luck might just change. This is the first story in the Horizon Station series.
Primal Instincts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
When a global pandemic strikes, healthy men and women are quarantined to become breeding stock. Other survivors sacrifice everything to support the breeders. It takes several generations to rebuild and repopulate Earth. In the process personal freedoms are suppressed. Everyone works for the common good—except Alex, who finds his primal instincts impossible to resist.
Sarah
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Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.00 from 1 review)
Set in the near future, police technician Ethan Pollard crosses paths with a beautiful Human Analog Bio-robotic. She’s on the run and has a head full of fragmented memories of a life she’s never lived. Only H.A.Bs don’t run away and they certainly don’t have some stranger’s memories.
The Path I Lay Before Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Short Story. Arthur Bales goes in to have his fortune read - only these fortunes are true. What he sees through his own future self's eyes is terrifying, indeed: his own death in just a few days time. Now, based on the decisions he made to get to that point, he has to decide where to alter his path to avert his early fate. But which decision was it that led him there?
Wasted Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Short Story. Who would you shorten your own life for? Follow as Johnny - a rather unlikeable individual, overall - tries to uncover who is sacrificing time from their own life to extend his. In a world where your life is set to expire on a preset date and time and that time is your currency - you don't loan friends currency so easily. A fun tale of an unfriendly future.
Hiding from the Alien
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ben has taken something that doesn't belong to him. Now, the object's owner, from another world, wants it back...
The Prophet of New York
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Marina was just going about her business, head down trying to fight against the freezing cold of the January morning as she went to work. Then she bumped into him, he held out a simple piece of paper, it read...Some speak of Love by opening their mouths,Some speak of Love by opening their pockets,Some speak of Love by opening their hearts, And some speak of Love not at all. He was the Prophet.
Returning the Favor - A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
John Reed's headaches, stemming from a childhood accident, give him powers that he must hide from the rest of the world. Through flashbacks and into the present, he faces a dilemma on just how to use them in this short story by Karl Kleese.
Jarl (Origins Part 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Jarl's day is about to become a confusing ride of strange uncertainties. This is a science fiction short story of 1,770 words. It is part one in the 'Origins' series of stories which connect with one another in unexpected ways.
Leyla (Origins Part 2)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Leyla has been looking forward to this momentous day for 15 long years. Will it live up to expectations? Or will it end with terror and tears? This is a short story of 1,880 words. It is part two in the 'Origins' series of stories which connect with one another in unexpected ways.
Urknod Army: The Non-Soldier's Manual
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Genuine copy of the manual given to those who have failed to meet the requirements of the Urknod Military. Outlines alternative career options and shows that even the worst of the Scum Class can be of use to the great Urknod Umpire. This is the latest edition and features details of a new career path.