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Episode Five: The Phantom of the Jungle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Timothy L. Cerepaka. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Episode Five, Space and Galaxy must battle sleep deprivation and a mysterious Phantom in the middle of a dangerous jungle.
Episode Four: Never Work with Old Bosses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Timothy L. Cerepaka. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Episode Four, Galaxy's old boss hires Galaxy and Space to retrieve something stolen from her.
Episode Three: Mother
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,400. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Timothy L. Cerepaka. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Episode Three, Space must protect his mother from killers who want her dead.
Episode Two: Rocky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Timothy L. Cerepaka. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Episode Two, Space must stop an evil rock from trying to take over their ship.
Episode One: Lights, Camera, Impact!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Timothy L. Cerepaka. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Episode One, Galaxy must defend the life of a famed holofilm director from a mysterious assassin on a barren, hostile world.
Lanterns In The Morning
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Molly arranges stones in a circle while the city across the pond burns. Her parents wait inside and watch, deciding whether she is the reason for the world's end or the only force that can stop it. In this science fiction short story, we revisit the implications of the Sorter, the computer that can program humans.
Fifteen Dollars' Guilt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Darkwater Syndicate. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Some find their life’s calling in a flash of insight, or through sleepless nights of toil. For others, it takes an act of kindness. But when one man’s charity helps another realize his calling is to end a third man’s life, what then? And what is one to do when the intended victim is the president of the United States?
Lilith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Darkwater Syndicate. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
4004 BC: In this retelling of the Adam & Eve story, a hermit’s life is turned upside-down by the arrival of a mysterious woman in his camp. As the story of their portentous meeting carries forward through the millennia, only time will tell if Lilith is a heroine, a victim, or a monster.
Kill the Past, Destroy the World
Price: Free! Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An old sorceress returns to her homeland, determined to seek revenge for the sins of the past, while embroiled in a plot that will jeopardise the future of her world. Blurring the boundaries between good and evil, this intriguing short story serves as prelude to the epic fantasy/science-fiction novel "The Key of Alanar". Rory Mackay is author of the critically acclaimed novel "Eladria".
The Patchwork Starship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: Australian English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Solitary Cat Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Olwen finds her life taking a direction she’d never imagined when she and a huge tract of the Daintree Rainforest are transported on board a starship. Dealing with aliens, alien animals and space pirates, Olwen is doing her best to adapt to her surroundings – And then she learns something that will change her life again, this time forever...
The Snake-Bearer
Series: Helium Quest. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Gathering begins like all others. The Healer claims unnatural powers and uses poor Latin. But the snake-bearer is new to brothers Mark and Orin. As the snake-bearer’s role becomes clear, Mark is scandalized. The prices the Healer demands are too high. And the outcomes, questionable. “He’s just another fraud,” Mark says. So then, why does Mark feel the Healer rummaging around in his head?
Got a Run For You
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Bill Lett is the best ganglion network driver around. Too bad his train needs some serious maintenance. Just when a big job has come his way. Big enough to pay off all his debts. If he can just get the train into the network. A Ganglion Trains story, from the author of Thousand Mile Void.
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: $1.00 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.
The Harvest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
“It’s clear that they don’t want me dead—maybe they want what is in my mind…” A man wakes up in a spherical room with no memory of how she got there or why he is there. As he grapples with his new reality, he discovers that all is not quite as it seems, and that he is a part of a harvest—and one that he may not survive.
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.