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Special Of The Week (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science Fiction Short Story. 4,300 words. The new restaurant in town has delicious food. Eat at your own risk!
It's All About The Timing!
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
This short story is about a young adult who Is kidnapped, then convinced to help save the world, along with his beautiful new friend!
The Mysterious Woods Shopping Mall (A Classic Sci-Fi Fantasy Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A large mall springs up seemingly overnight in place of an apple orchard and suddenly; the number of stores inside intrigues the townspeople. Most advertise for Help Wanted and several of the locals apply. The startling thing is that that all of the shopkeepers seem to know about the applicants, even before they open their mouths.
Omega Shadows
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Still trying to convince members of the former Centauri Alliance she can be trusted, Selaynia finds herself kidnapped - apparently by the organization she once worked for - and taken to a new world where members of the group Omega are coming together. An alien intelligence takes an interest in the group -- but just who are they and what do they want with the refugees?
Average Joe
Price: Free! Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A failed engineer saves the life of an old friend and plots to steal her world changing technology.
Sleeping Sickness
Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this Sorter Universe Story, a med student trapped on board a space craft has to prevent a mutiny and the release of thousands of killers from a deep space mental institution.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Sandman
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This story appeared in the author’s collection called “The Night Pieces” in 1817. The story has been interpreted by various authors, scholars, and reviewers from time to time over the years.
Paradise
Price: Free! Words: 10,280. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Will they escape or will they fall victim just like the many others that visits Paradise
Apex Magazine Issue 69
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
We Don't Know Why
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To a future girl, Mishell, who flies with the aid of anti-gravity wings, the death in a freak accident of a beloved older brother, Mykel, is hard to accept. Why had it happened? To Mykel, of all people? Why ? Rebelliously going AWOL from her home spacecraft, cruising the sky of an earth-like planet, Mishell is worshipped by primitive people who believe she is an angel. A short story.
Lucent Sylph
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Lucas Thissel has something he fears: an alien species of palm-sized glass fairies called Lucent Sylphs. They came through a portal from a parallel, metaphysical dimension, and they indenture themselves as slaves to human beings. Too much neglect or unkindness, and they will cloud over and disintegrate. Too much love and their hearts are overcome and burst. And one has attached herself to him.
The Grift
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.00 from 1 review)
Can a cowboy really con a con man? Or will he be stranded, penniless, on a space station? (originally published in Digital Dragon Magazine, April 2010)
Monster or Marvel
Price: Free! Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Scientists investigate a recent rash of birth defects, trying to uncover the cause. Mary, a research assistant, is anxious to meet the new research scientist, Dr. Celia Quinley. Celia has a strong affinity for her work and her study subjects. The two women soon become fast friends, but at the point when they achieve a breakthrough in their research, the unthinkable happens....
The Planets Are for the Prosperous
Price: Free! Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
Overpopulation has ruined the Earth. Housing stacks dot the landscape, surrounded by piles of discarded rubble. Yet the newly discovered, habitable planets in the cosmos provide hope, and the lottery offices provide a chance for those in the housing stacks to ascend into the stars. Only, the game is rigged, and all the treasure found in the stars will be wasted so long as the lottery entertains.
The Warparound
Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Harmonizing his stream to the tune of life, the Acoustic Funambulist travels on time throughout the galaxies in a progression of unlikely encounters. Subjected to an environment that defies the logic of time and space, the acrobat like some poor creature in a wheel, struggles to advance in this fifteenth episode.
Mind Work
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Story is about a boy who in an unfortunate accident lost his father. Then gradually finds himself in a situation that can save his father life. Will he save his father? Or will his father die again? Lets find out!
The Black Side
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,400. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of horror, science fiction, and fantasy short stories by Colette Black.
The Eternal Librarian
Series: Infinite Horizons. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When humanity went to the stars they took many things with them. Brencis ensured that they took the books. Unfortunately, humanity also took along their greed, their blindness and their short-sighted focus on all the wrong things. The Eternal Librarian is a touching exploration of human nature, determination and the love of learning that is dedicated to librarians and book lovers everywhere.
The Sword of the Machine
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ningen was made from rust and iron, but his ambitions are of cold steel. He dreams of recovering the lost secrets to the Sasaki Sword- a famed style of swordsmanship created by an ancient and peerless master. However, if one machine is to rediscover the secrets of the ancient style, it would be through a trial and tribulation worth legends of their own.
Deacon at the Diner: A Tale From The Archives Of The Third Millennium
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
While carrying out a routine escort job, Deacon and his two crewmates discover they have run out of fuel. They stop at a refuelling station, where Deacon sees a face he never thought he'd see again. Before they can be reacquainted, they are rudely interrupted by a group of space-pirates.