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Nano-Bytes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nano-Bytes features five stories from Daniel C. Smith that first appeared in The Fifth Di... In these pages you'll find a virus which has startling effects on a team of archaeologists, parents looking to splice their son's genes, a man who realizes he is all he can ever be, the unexpected consequences of mating with an alien, and a trip through space that ends up in an unexpected destination.
The Church of Kâhkâkiw
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
In an altering west, Tricia hangs out with high school friends and an intriguing black bird. While Salina talks of ancient wisdom, Xia explains Asian recolonization claims of genetic kinship with the indigenous. At the land status office Tricia stands by her father adjusting to a lifestyle lost. Could a revived belief, a new Mother Earth church help her family, and others, take on the change?
The Adventurous Time Adventures of Doctor When
Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Adventurous Time Adventures of Doctor When: A Steampunk Time Drama in Eight Acts will delight and divert discerning readers. Prepare to journey hence with Doctor When through space-time on a Very Important Mission to save the world from untold chronological havoc!
Bait
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
They eat us to live. We eat them to live forever. Tomás finds himself consulting on a commercial breeding program for a rare species -- a fish which looks like a mermaid, whose meat is a powerful curative. The corporation with a successful fish farm will command nutrition and pharmaceutical markets. But staff at the facility are dying, and Nature will not wait for research.
The Tulku of Titan and The Terror of Titan
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
THE TULKU OF TITAN: The Dalai Lama has passed away, but the monks who are to search for his new incarnation are not prepared for the fact that he has gone into space…nor are they prepared for what they find once they reach Titan. THE TERROR OF TITAN: A murder has been committed, and a husband and wife are each quick to admit to having committed it, but have they?
The Ship's Fairy and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
THE SHIP'S FAIRY AND OTHER STORIES by Brandie Larsen is a collection of flash/short fiction about three different girls, from three different worlds with three very different problems.
Newcomer: Chapter 1- A Serial Flash Fiction Novel
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Cali wakes up in a strange glass pod with no memory of how she got there. But questions about where she is and how she arrived aren’t nearly as strange as another radical difference. This is a startling, impossible change Cali detects in herself.
Dads In Short Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This collection of three flash fiction pieces will bring a smile to your face, and maybe even have you laughing out loud. Just like your dad's plaid shorts that skimp on length, these breezy reads will be perfect for your train ride or next bathroom break.
Frozen Assets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In the not too distant future cryogenics has become an exact science making it possible for people with terminal illnesses to have themselves frozen in the hope that a cure to their ailment will eventually be discovered. There will also be those who choose to have themselves placed in suspended animation in expectation that the future will be a better place for humanity - a utopian society.
The Whipping Boy and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this dark collection of politically-charged weird tales you will find four short stories that include; An alternate medical history. A psychopath’s brief visit to the “freak ward.” A ship’s captain with a dreadful fear of water. Capitalism at its finest. This strange balance of cruelty, racism and emotional exploitation is a brief taster of G D Penman’s weird tales.
Disruptive Fauna and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this collection of strange and sinister snippets you will find four short stories that include; A child genius and his bonsai dinosaurs. A handy user’s guide for your sexbot. Shrieking madness inspired by vivisepulture. The completed daily record of Observer C23810F. This strange balance of bureaucracy, botany and bondage is a brief taster of G D Penman’s speculative fiction.
Static Falls
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Serralves e Emily partem numa missão diplomática à recém-descoberta colónia de “Static Falls” onde tudo parece ter parado em meados do século XX. No entanto, nas entranhas daquela estranha comunidade, escondem-se terríveis segredos que poderão significar o fim do Comandante.
A Guerra Esquecida
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Após uma batalha espacial, Serralves acorda, com um novo corpo, num local gelado e desolado. Não se trata, porém, de um planeta distante, mas de um ponto remoto da Terra onde fará descobertas que mudarão para sempre os livros de história.
Das Eigentum
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Um pahoehoente resiste na Terra. Para nós, estes aliens quase destruíram o nosso planeta, contudo o Comandante Serralves irá descobrir um outro lado do inimigo.
Despojos de guerra
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Na confusão de um contra-ataque a uma tripulação de piratas espaciais, os olhos de Serralves reconhecem uma arma alienígena. De onde veio ela? Haverá mais? Quem mais tem conhecimento da sua existência?
Lord of the Vortex
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: Australian English. Published: September 23, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Vortex travel—you don’t ask, and I won’t screw up the explanation; closest thing I can get to it is that I pilot a transdimensional skipping stone through the edge of a vortex from one point in space to another, and it gets you where you want to be. Well, most of the time. Just not this time. This time, we’re crashing, and I don’t know where we are.
Sinais
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Das minas marcianas às selvas do Vietname há segredos que podem derrubar a Aliança. Infelizmente, na ambição para descobri-los, Serralves por vezes esquece-se que também tem muito a esconder…
Métodos de evasão
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,270. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
O Comandante foi capturado e levado para o coração do império, onde longe da sua tripulação e da sua nave, está à mercê dos seus inimigos. Porém, como em tudo em Serralves, nem tudo é o que parece, e ele tem uma surpresa guardada para quem o interroga.
Hidden Agenda
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I had seen gnomes before, six times to be exact, but they had all been hallucinations. This hallucination, however, refused to cooperate and instead insisted on being very real. And not only that, he insisted that I follow him. In the end, curiosity got the better of me.
EquiLibria: Part Two
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A strange world of beasts and men captures the imagination of a Librarian. Cara must struggle through hardships, change and confusion to learn and understand her world.

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