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Tooth & Claw
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
The orks are a savage race who live short, hard lives. From the moment they are born to the day they die, life is a struggle for survival and honor. Tooth & Claw is about the coming of age ritual of a young ork boy who wants to become a brun. But to join the ranks of the adults, he must first prove his worth by taming the most dangerous creature in their world.
Star Wars: A Certain Point of View
Price: Free! Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A series of short stories based on the characters I have written in my two novels. Those that have read Star Wars: Awakening and Star Wars: Split Horizons will enjoy learning more about these characters. If you haven't read my novels, they're on smashwords so enjoy them as well!
Butcher, Baker and Replicant Maker
Series: Vain Are the Stars. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nigel Hightower cannot sleep in a world built upon dreams. The machine has shunned Mr. Hightower, refusing to give him digital manifestations of his dreams. So Mr. Hightower finds solace in crafting replicas of the lost world's wildlife for the children too young for the computer, until a series of updates threatens Mr. Hightower's audience so that none remain to call him “replicant maker.”
The Body
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A long-suffering, social-climbing son deals with more than the usual embarrassment of misbehaving parents, hoping to find acceptability in the certainty of their demise. If some things would just stay buried... “The Body” is a short, speculative fiction, and is also available in the collection "Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
The Frigate Victory Collection, Volume 2: Pirates & Diplomats
Series: Frigate Victory, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Major Anita Duncan learns too late of the assassination of the President of Extra-Solar Alliance. She has to turn to Captain Jason Ayers of the Terran Federal Republic for help. Duncan and Ayers forge an alliance of humans and aliens to deal with the threat posed by the coup in the ESA. What will this struggle mean for the future of the galaxy?
Beyond Sci Fi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Collection of short stories, and novelia, "The Ark of Arrogance" is the story of refugees living on an ark as means of survival due to a massive flood on Long Island NY.
Good Things Come To Those Who Wait
You set the price! Words: 2,150. Language: American English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
After figureing out immortality and automating all daily tasks to computers, humanity lives a no stress happy life. But as Gordon soon finds out, things are not always what they seem.
Palude Alligatore (Una Novelette Sci-Fi #4)
Series: STORIE SCI-FI, # 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,810. Language: Italian. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In questa seconda avventura, il commesso della Re-Life Associati James Cricket dovrà vedersela con un padre arrabbiato, una figlia che vuole andarsene, ed un pianeta popolato da strane e pericolose creature selvagge. E' una novelette Sci-Fi di circa 11.000 parole. Spero vi piaccia! * Questa novelette è contenuta in Raccolta di STORIE SCI-FI - Pack 1.
Alligator's Moat (A Sci-fi Novelette #4)
Series: SCI-FI STORIES, # 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this second adventure of Re-Life Associates salesman James Cricket, he will have to sort it out with a disgruntled father, a daughter who wants out, and a hostile planet peopled with scary and dangerous beasts. It's a Sci-Fi novelette of about 11,000 words. * This novelette is also contained in Collected SCI-FI STORIES - Pack 1
The Sky Mother's Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The last sentient city on Earth learns the meaning of courage.
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 1, March 2013
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,980. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Galaxy’s Edge magazine is published every two months by Phoenix Pick, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Arc Manor. Each issue includes a mix of new and reprinted stories, a serialization of a novel, and book reviews.
Welcome to Paradox
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Lars Keller is history. Literally. Sentenced for temporal crimes he has not yet committed and exiled to the past, Lars is caught in an endless cycle of paradox unless he can find a way to restore the timeline… from the outside.
Orchid Constellations
Series: The Selected Short Fiction of Douglas T. Vale, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 201,970. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An employee struggles against a tyrannical and stifling corporation. A mad young scientist builds a woman with more life and will than he intended. A sheriff seeks to escape an alien-infested colony world. These are just a few of the science fiction stories you'll find in this collection.
The Plan and other short stories
Price: Free! Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Plan, tells the story of one successful entrepreneurs plan for his children and what happens when he gets the shaft. X Plan, Not Enough Wars, Camping in the Swamp, The Harappan Seal, and The Ship fill out the volume.
Meek in the Fields
Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Patch devotes his life working the countryside's fields. As a clone farmer, his life is an isolated one. Yet Patch never felt lonely until a three-legged dog arrived upon his country lane. Patch and the animal form a bond that the clone must one day defend. Thus, the natural order of creation is jeopardized, and the growing of the crop hinges upon a clone's affection for a simple, shaggy friend.
Mudder Stew
Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The world has evolved into a thing Hank Goode hardly recognizes. Witnessing the mudders march in the streets, banging their drums and singing their songs, only increases his sense of alienation. Hank sees that his beloved city is about to leave him behind, but he fails to suspect how ill fortune will force Hank to call the mudders his brothers so that he can accept a bowl of warm, mudder stew.
The Penitent
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jon Worthyman is a flawed but basically good man whose church demands a penance for the sin of adultery. Jon is a Branch Davidian, and worships David Koresh.
On The Plains of Deception
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story by award-winning author Brendan DuBois, about the first man and woman on Mars, who will never return home to Earth.
Plastic Tulips
Series: In the Eyes of the Clones. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The town of Portis doesn't fault Sophie Carter for gunning down Samantha Tosh in the local grocery store. Knowing that a copy of a younger, more beautiful you walked the streets around your home would drive anyone to murder. Nor was Samantha a person. She was only a synthetic, and Franklin Tosh should've known better than to think a clone could substitute for a human wife.
Glampire
Price: Free! Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
First Contact, Seventies Style! from NYT bestselling author. A fun short story where murder isn’t the only mystery, and our detective’s clothes are far from plain. 1940s Noir meets 1970s Glam. The story begins as a bizarre murder case in an unusual location, but nothing is as it seems. And the fate of an entire civilisation rests on a man with spiky red hair and six-inch platform shoes.