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Grounded Berg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mostly the residents of the island tolerate Polly's presence. As an off-worlder she's never going to be quite accepted, and the pilot Abigail is her worst antagonist. Being stuck in an aircraft with her is not Polly's idea of a good time.
Jezdci na vlnách světla
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,070. Language: Czech. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Třicet sedm krátkých a velmi krátkých nejen vědeckofantastických povídek.
The Cause
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Perhaps he was slashing his way through the grey uniforms. Well, that was his job after all. Only it wasn’t his job. She faltered in her smooth, cat stride. His job had been to protect her father’s interests. Did honour call for her to return and fight beside him? She was confused and she had always been taught that confusion was death. A short story about honour and love.
Of Hunters and the Color Blue
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: American English. Published: May 26, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Of Hunters and the Color Blue is the first short story to be found in The Loft Anthology. It is also available as a stand-alone short story. A letter reveals the writer’s love for her daughter, and her reasons for leaving the child behind. It is a tale of flight and rescue, the birth of an AI, and reveals a weakness that plagues the deadly enemy on her trail.
Turing's Revenge and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
Here are five extraordinary science fiction short stories that will lead you on a pulse-pounding, mind-expanding ride through robot rebellions, cybernetic assassins, ancient Greek philosophers, alien terrorists... and the Singularity.
The Lake
Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story about a man and his experience with a different kind of fountain of youth.
Bug House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
No one can predict how much of your mind comes back after a delirium bomb attack. How much memory, how much sanity. All Wren can do is lie in bed and hope. But there's something strange in the hospital, creeping around the edge of her unreliable senses. With the help of a mysterious janitor, Wren has to face giant insects and the treachery of her own mind.
The Hundredth Year of the War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After one hundred years of war, it had all become very simple. Patriotism and loyalty were good, and wasting compassion on the Enemy, pale blue aliens with golden eyes, was bad. Even children could grasp that. Except for Marlene, who wanted to know why.
Lost On The Moon: And Other Tales Of Science Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,410. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From award-winning author Brendan DuBois comes this breathtaking collection of 11 science fiction stories, exploring time, space and our possible futures.
Un Tour de Montagnes Russes le Soir de la Saint-Thorlak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: French. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Toute la Nouvelle-Angleterre connaît la Ziggurat, sur les rives du lac Champlain, à Altonboro. A vrai dire, il est difficile de l’ignorer : la chute principale, haute de cinq cent mètres, est visible à des miles à la ronde. Pourtant, une aura de mystère entoure le grand huit. Les gens du coin le craignent, et personne ne s’en approche ni n’en parle. (...)
Jet Black and the Impossible Forest #4
Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Insurance companies, don’t ya just love them; but when they tell you the terms you do what you have to, even if that means entering a forest out of your worst nightmares
The Soul Project Part 5 Abstractors Uprising
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Kaleen wakes up she realizes that she is now alone on First World. Suddenly her arm and body are revived by something very strange that enables her to soar above the ground.
Ever Dream (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lara stopped believing in dreams years ago. All that's left is soul sucking station life and her job as a salvage operative. But the unexpected discovery of a cryogenic chamber - and the revived occupant's claim that he's there for Lara - prompts her to reconsider her dreams.
Konstantin: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
When his brother falls for a pretty face and unwittingly lets a threat on board, it is up to Konstantin to stop the hacker before it is too late. There's just one problem—Konstantin is the ship, with his brain hardwired to its systems. By attacking the ship's computer, the hacker is attacking him, and in order to gain complete control, she just might have to shut him down for good.
Birth of the Guardian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
If you ran across an Alien would you help it? What if doing so would change your world forever?
The Invasion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An overnight takeover leaves friends Bill, Fran and Jack stranded, and perhaps alone on a hostile alien world they once called home. Will they be able to fight back and save their planet from this new power, or succumb to the alien rule?
Stop The Aliens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ryan Craimor is a surgeon in a state hospital, who lives alone. On the day after he dreams that aliens abduct him, he finds an implanted chip in his right arm. Now, armed with the proof, his only goal is to uncover for mankind the identity of his abductors. Ryan has to solve a puzzle only to find a terrible conspiracy that might cost him his life.
Donuts
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Flash fiction. Lacey is late for a meeting and brings donuts, yielding unexpected results.
Murphy's Star
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
On a journey to a distant solar system a group of scientists discover they’ve picked up an unlikely passenger...and discover humans may not be as alone in the universe as they thought. Inspired by the amazing "Love and Sex Among the Invertebrates", by the incomparable Pat Murphy, "Murphy’s Star" is another exploration of love and what it means to "be".
Wedding Anniversary
Series: Wrong Place, Wrong Time, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: British English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Wrong Place, Wrong Time #3 Hiding in time a superhero, Subject Zero, enjoys the delights of the Wild West; the women, the drink and the fighting. After another night of fun, Zero is alerted to the presence of another time traveler who has sought him out across time and space.