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Het laatste schip
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Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: Dutch. Published: April 23, 2012 by Stofkonijn (Dustbunny). Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Een bedevaartsganger nadert het einde van haar reis. En haar wereld nadert het einde van zijn bestaan.
Fear of Thought
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the Outer Colonies, researchers discover a child with a mental ability that surpasses their own psionic operatives. More than just an evolutionary link, Rhikki proves to be a creature unlike anything they have encountered.
Apologia
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes the smartest minds on the planet can cause infinitely more trouble than the average everyday citizen. This is a preview of the collection “Space: Time: And Other Improbabilities”
Once Upon a Gas Tank
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Series: Petroleum Sunset, Episode 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When their only family car is stolen, Ty and his kid brother Joel can't believe it when Pa buys a horse-n-buggy instead of another car. But Pa has decided to accept the reality of a world where fuel is getting scarce. “Once Upon a Gas Tank” is a short tale about two brothers in a world where progress is stuck in reverse.
The Link
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An accident in space, loss of communications due to the unexpected meteor shower and sudden sun's flares. How can NASA's control bring them home? The answer is lying with a dying teenager, can they do the impossible in the time left to them, to save four lives, but who or what can do the task? Then who is really in charge?
1723 Merlins court
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A real estate agent shows up on the doorstep of a newly wedded couple offering a fabulously suitable house for sale to them,and this is their journey to their dream home. Would you seek out your dream home from him?
King of the Tyrant Lizards
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,100. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In “The King of the Tyrant Lizards” Colin and the crew of the spaceship “Baptistina” are on a delicate mission to secure a particular exhibit for display in their local museum.There are only two problems: first of all they may be just a tiny bit too late, and secondly they are not exactly from the planet Earth in the first place.Suitable for anyone who don't know their Tardis from their Borg cube!
Not Eddie
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Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Many things are done in the cause of Friendship. Friends don't let friends go out the hard way.
The Pump Jack Potion: a short story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is the story of a petroleum prospector of the future, wandering the San Juan Basin in northwestern New Mexico, the stomping grounds of the First Anasazi 1,300 years earlier, as well as the immigrants who flocked there after the first collapse in 2054 to establish a Second Anasazi colony — these were the ancestors of petroleum prospector Richard Langhorne Serles.
Pod N
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Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A confused firefighter. A distraught new bride. A police detective and a coroner with an unsolvable mystery. And one terrified man, torn from his reality. Is there any chance for Chance Bellamy to escape his otherworldly captors and find Summer once again? Can the power of love bridge the unfathomable distances of space and time? Find out, in Pod N.
Thundertime
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Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Heart Ally Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
They were friends. They were people. But those around them were not. This is a short stream-of-consciousness story experiment.
The Blue-Haired Shadow and Other Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this collection of eight short stories of fantasy and science fiction, the world is a bit like a kaleidoscope: With just a little turn, everything suddenly changes. For example, snake oil can actually be very effective; it just depends on what kind of snake you use. Or you may notice -- please don't start -- that some shadows are differently dark.
Sexually Transmitted Intelligence
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a world of friendly aliens, Richard discovers that all of them are dying young as the result of an unsuspected sexually transmitted disease... and how to cure it. Soon, it will become a race to cure the cure before it destroys everything.
JUNK and other short stories
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Price: Free! Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This collection of twelve short stories, with subjects ranging from sci-fi to spy thriller, from humour to history and from family to finance is written by the author of the trilogy of novels 'Cashback', 'Their Own Game' and 'Motorbike Men'. An entertaining anthology of easy reading.
JUNK and other short stories
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Price: Free! Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
This collection of twelve short stories, with subjects ranging from sci-fi to spy thriller, from humour to history and from family to finance is written by the author of the trilogy of novels 'Cashback', 'Their Own Game' and 'Motorbike Men'. An entertaining anthology of easy reading.
Dark
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Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.80 from 5 reviews)
The day Dan and Katrina begin their honeymoon cruise, the Sun begins to inexplicably dim. Soon, they will discover why...
Earthlink: Impact
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Osier Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Earthlink:Impact is a short novella, at only approx 20,000 words, a quick read. Sci fi, with a troubled teenager, aliens and spaceships. Sage is eighteen years old and, ever since she can remember, there's been a voice in her head. She'll tell you that she doesn't hear voices, they don't tell her to do anything. It's just a single voice, and it doesn't speak, it screams.
Squirrels in Frankfurter Highlight
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Price: Free! Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Fourteen year old Jing and her brother,fifteen year old Gyp Crawler, do whatever they must to survive in a place that is like "Vegas for Children." A place where enlistment-officers cruise for runaways to send off planet to labor camps. A place where the nice people in town want to buy children's glands and organs to stay young.
Fragments of Mind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eight stories, fantasy and science-fiction, all tied together by the desire to know one's place in the universe and to understand just what it means to be alive.
The Governors of the Solar System
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In this short story Dan, who is the Warlord of the Americas, is rescued by aliens from Saturn and learns the fate of the human race.