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Chasing After
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Remo has a job that does more than take him to faraway places, it takes him to alternate worlds. Unfortunately for him, taking the job meant he was unable to save his beloved girlfriend. Now, he writes his thoughts in a letter to the late Emily, expressing the biggest regret a world-hopping agent can have. This is a young adult/new adult short story in the Lone Wolves series.
Russell and Maggie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of friends... A story of loss... A story of pasta... ...and forgetting.
The Fourth Treatment
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When Jorge92A2020, the only survivor of the first dozen longevity pioneers, grants Andrea an exclusive interview before his Fourth Treatment, she learns the changes from his previous treatments are more than skin deep. He may look like a Neanderthal, but Jorge challenges Andrea to consider her own humanity as he pursues his quest for immortality.
In The Red-A Short Story
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
They're humanity's last hope and time is running out. Jenny Avian boards the last ship escaping our doomed planet, a ship built and engineered by her husband, but the horror isn't over for this husband and wife team. The radiation that poisoned our planet has slipped aboard the escape vessel and when the ship enters a strange nebula the terror escalates into something no one ever expected.
Memoirs from the Other Realm: Remiel's Awakening
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Multidimensional being Remiel humorously recounts his first day of existence to his therapist.
Restart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nick finds out his former lover Bridgette is engaged to his abusive brother, and uses his ability to jump back in time to rescue her.
Uncanny Tales of Crush and Pound Annual 1
Series: Uncanny Tales of Crush and Pound Annual ยท Uncanny Tales of Crush and Pound. Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Join Crush and Pound as they travel to Franklinville, NC, in a danger-filled and exciting adventure to rescue a band of missing Eagle Scouts! There is more to the legend of Faith Rock than our heroes could ever have bargained for!!
A Cause for One
Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jaime has waited his whole life for the chance to change the world. Armed with a discrete bio-weapon, he prepares to assassinate the Great Sir of the Seven Systems and free millions from industrial serfdom. But Jaime is on a one way trip, one that will force him to choose between ideology and a love powerful enough to shatter an interplanetary empire.
Interzone #247 Jul - Aug 2013
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
High summer 's line up: L.S. Johnson, Russ Colson, Jacob A. Boyd, V.H. Leslie, Rebecca Schwarz, and Philip Suggars, whose story placed 2nd in 2013's James White Award. Cover art by Jim Burns +: David Langford's Ansible Link (news & obits); reviews: Nick Lowe's Mutant Popcorn (movie); Tony Lee's Laser Fodder (DVD/Blu-ray); books, including collections from both Chris Beckett & Mercurio D. Rivera.
Sparks - Tales from the Provinces
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Welcome to the Provinces. This anthology contains 6 flash-fiction stories set within an engaging steampunk sci-fi style world. You will meet key players in my upcoming novels, both heroes and villains, as they struggle through important moments in their lives. These backstory snapshots help lay the groundwork for things to come. This is an excellent introduction to my work. Enjoy the journey!
Virtual Hero
Price: Free! Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Ethereal Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Superheroes in space! Not just any superheroes—virtual superheroes. Four exciting stories of Jeremy, Mickey, and Bridget from the Virtual Chronicles world await your enjoyment. From their base on Titan, the trio find plenty of exciting challenges for their new powers. You can join them on these fun adventures as they go where no virtual superhero has gone before.
The Martian Wave: 2013
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,880. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The 2013 issue of The Martian Wave, now being published by Nomadic Delirium Press, brings you stories and poems that look at the exploration and colonization of the universe, with a special focus on our solar system. In this issue, you'll find colonists being stalked on an alien world, murder, dangerous missions to planetary moons, and aliens, lots of aliens, meddling in human evolution.
Astraeus 5
Series: Convergent Realities. Price: Free! Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Will Hunt was expecting another major headache when he received the call from despatch. What he couldn't have anticipated was finding himself in another reality and going to Astraeus 5 with his counterpart, Billy.
Roach's Run
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Deep space exploration ramped up. While governments search the black with top-notch scientists running expensive robots and drones; corporations cornered the market. Hiring their staff for little more than room, board and a promised portion of any find, Prism Corp flings ships into the universe. The frontline – Suicide Squad – explores with little to live for and often expire before their contract
How Dabney Got His Hat
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the future, humans have made contact with the rest of the universe and quickly joined them on numerous worlds. In these early days of expansion, Dabney is one human trying to live going from planet to planet and doing all sorts of jobs, both legal and not so much. He's a gambler, a drinker, an occasional scoundrel and and a pretty decent guy. This is how he got his hat.
Particle Theory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,200. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of many of Ed's best works, including two Nebula Award winning short stories. Because of Ed's financial needs, almost all the profits from this book go directly to Ed. Donations to help with Ed's medical and other financial needs are also most appreciated via www.FriendsOfEd.org. Thank you!
Black Box
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Do not try to perceive the future in 1000 years. Even if someone shows it to you, you will not get it. Even if someone explains it to you, you will not get it. Black Box shows you why.
H.I.V.E.
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story about a woman who is trying to save everyone in a post apocalyptic world that is overrun by a contagion which is killing everyone quickly.
No Name Yet
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the last period of the day in science on a Friday. Amanda, Michael, Saige, Liri, Connor, and Eric are test subjects. But Michael had always had a strange feeling about Mrs. Drake, their science teacher. Do you have what it takes to be a lab rat or will you be transformed.
Under The Tree That Owns Itself
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Children are vanishing in Athens, Georgia, yet parents of the missing seem apathetic. FBI agent Lawry is determined to uncover what those women know and why none of their children can be traced to a father, unaware a mysterious tree holds the truth about all those missing kids, but the tree stopped talking.