Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories

Cirque des Étoiles
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,820. Language: Dutch. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
De beste verhalen van de Paul Harland Prijs 2011 met het gelijknamige, winnende verhaal van Boukje Balder.
Round Up At The Burger Bar Part 4
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The slippery climb of Trixie Aioli up the corporate ladder continues. When we last left Trixie she and Cherry Bomb were developing a scheme to stop the wedding of Herman Pug to her greatest rival. She and Cherry time travel into the past only to be confronted with an even greater obstacle to her ambition. She may even be fired!
The Convert
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science fiction short story. When one of his congregation wants to marry an alien who is more flora than fauna, what's a priest to do??
To a Pile of Ashes
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a desolate, frozen planet three researchers are forced to seek shelter from the snow before the bear that's destroyed their ski plane finds them. A science fiction story from the author of "Deadstick" and "Vaporize Marineris".
And Naked We Leave
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A PbRJV short - Lew Roycko, a lunar real estate developer, is on a business trip to Earth. He's been chosen to discuss an expansion to new Martian colonies. He wishes his personal life was as easy to manage as his professional one. On a walk around Denver, Roycko meets an interesting old man who leads a far different lifestyle. Can one old man and his stories change a life forever?
The God of This World
By
Series: Science Fiction Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Gard Brodford sneaks through a siege to offer a sacrifice to a long-silent diety, the last thing he expects is a lesson in vanity. Too bad he is unlikely to survive the traps set before him, or the army at his heels. The God of This World is a Story of the Future Past.
Allen's Pact
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Allen and Marcus are traveling a quiet and empty Earth, burning away the remnants of human civilization. There is tension between them when it becomes clear that Allen is keeping a dark secret. Marcus is determined to learn the truth, but will he survive the revelation?
The Nature Of The Lady
By
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A solitary Captain & his AI ship roam the depths of space charting new places and meeting new life forms. In a deadly game where chance counts has his luck finally run out?
Endless Love
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cara has two problems. Bob the rugby-playing accountant wants to marry her. Geoff the mad scientist doesn't. Fortunately Geoff’s new invention might solve both problems at once.
Labor Of Love
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Addiction is hard enough to kick by itself. What happens when technology becomes addiction's ally?
In Real Life
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When every aspect of every person's life is monitored in realtime, what happens when that monitoring fails? Will Daniel and Ruby be drawn into revolutionary chaos... or will they find another way?
Above The Clouds
By
Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Young love is hard, no matter who you are or what you are. This young adult short story by Richard Roberts tells the story of two star-crossed lovers in a steampunk setting. Even though they've never seen the ground, theirs is a story as old as Romeo and Juliet. Will it end just as tragically?
A Sidequel?
By
Price: Free! Words: 160. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A piece of flash fiction with Sid and Arthur from The Crying Pennant.
Not The Droids
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
As Austin ages, society increasingly frowns on direct human interaction in favor of telepresence androids. When his unfashionably in-person wife dies and his family moves on, will he be alone forever?
Bonnie Mrs Stormily.
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mrs Stormily is a great teacher. She is also a witch. So when a ghost appears out of nowhere, she should be able to handle it. But then her children are all possessed – and the demons deny being the responsible party. Who is causing this problem? How will Mrs Stormily fix it? Bonnie Mrs Stormily is a 3,200 word short story.
Who Wants To Be The Emperor
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Harvey Short, the Emperor of the Human race, has a lot of regrets as he nears the end of his life. As he recalls how humanity won the Empire, he's busy trying to figure out how to get the humans out of it. Has he come up with a solution, or just a pathetic illusion? 'Emperor' is a short story of about 4800 words / 19 paperback pages.
They Should Have Lied To Us
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the year 2031, a man journals his efforts to get ready for Daisy, a giant asteroid that has just grazed the sun. According to the news, it will soon create havoc here on Earth. Must survive.
Red Letter Day
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Graduation Day at Barack Obama High School. The day the Red Letters arrive, the day that students get a glimpse into their own future. But a handful never get a letter and no one knows why. One teacher has an idea though, a teacher who never got a Red Letter herself, a teacher who will finally have answers before the day is out.
Poker Boy vs. The Silicon Suckers
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,090. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith occasionally commits Poker Boy stories. In this collection are five. “The Old Girlfriend of Doom,” “Pink Shoes and Hot Chocolate,” “Not Salable For Sale,” “Dried Up,” and “Mummy Murders.” In each of these stories Poker Boy deals with the dreaded Silicon Suckers, a race that lives in the sand outside of Las Vegas.
Rise of Kencha
By
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by HartshornPublishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jani's been working night shift since she broke up with the commander of her station, Lev Ren, but even with her grief, she notices the problems with engines and airflow on the station. What she doesn't notice at first is the crew who have altered their bodiesThese crew are playing a game called Kencha, and how Jani responds will affect everyone on the station.