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Nikolai's Dream
Series: Edenia ยท Nikolai's Tale, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is Nikolai's dream of the original of cloned copies of the High Council's servants waking up from tube status and suffering from a nightmare before finally waking up from the dream.
Fool's Gold (A Mercenary Warfare Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Omar Freeborn doesn’t expect too much out of life. A warm bed and not getting knifed is usually enough for him. He’s thrown a curve when his sister not only steals his bed, but involves him in her business deal gone wrong. All he can do is dig in and pull off some trading mastery. Maybe, if he’s lucky, he won’t get knifed in the process.
Mis primeros relatos (ilustrado)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: Spanish. Published: June 10, 2017 by Wok Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
En esta recopilación se percibe el estilo que más tarde distinguiría la escritura de Allen Wok. El humor, la lujuria, el anhelo de soñar e imaginar son sentimientos inherentes en esta obra.
Alien Traps
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Thirty years ago, Lily Chun saw a UFO in the desert and the memory disappeared into a child's fantasies. But after a dream called to her, she's back out to the same place, drawn by the emptiness of the life she's abandoned. A chance meeting with a stranger convinces her that maybe there's a reason to be here now, and it isn't just to see aliens.
Three
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aldrick Idramla is back once again in Book 3 of the Mars Chronicles series. One more journey needs to be made, because perhaps Mars isn't supposed to be a place to call home.
Maladapt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Maladapt is a mini-collection of four short stories totalling just under 15,000 words. These are stories about the struggle to adapt to the coming future. About coming to terms with migrating to a robotic body, to telepresence, to universal surveillance and what it means to those of us who don't quite fit in. They're stories about FAILURE to adapt, and the victories to be won beyond failure.
3 of a Perfekt Pear
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
3 of a Perfekt Pear brings you three stories from the mind of Daniel Smith. Take two trips into space and a trip into the mind. These stories will have you questioning what reality is, and also what our future holds for us. In the end, you’ll be asking yourself, should we embrace the future, or run from it. No matter what, you’ll know that the future will be 3 of a Perfekt Pear…
The Glowing Lines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: Australian English. Published: June 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The lines glows strangely as he lay staring, trying to sleep, but for the lines that attracts and held his gaze intently. He could not break away from the hypnotic influence the lines had on him, he stare and stare and stare and there's no breaking, no sleeping, no rest, while the glowing lines spread, filling in the cracks of the ceiling, and he went mad.
The Ultrasound
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: Australian English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A happy couple, discovering they're pregnant, and eager to see the birth of their child, but an ultrasound shows something different, something's unexpected. What will the couple do? What will the father do, especially when he discovers he is not the father?
Wired
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: Australian English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ashlyn Gates is a young psychologist thrust into an unbelievable situation. Connor Moore is a ten-year-old subjected to an insane experiment which is slowly killing him. Can Ashlyn keep Connor’s mind intact as the scientists fight to save what’s left of his body – or has Connor found his own solution? First published in Aurealis #88, March 2016.
My Superhero Origin Story
Price: Free! Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Remy LaMontagne was looking forward to a boring summer. Then he met an alien and his world turned upside down. Now he and four friends are dashing head first into the challenge of saving the world.
Aunt Shirley Part II
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rejoin Shirley as the man in the suit continues his methods of information extraction. Shirley is left hairless and toothless as she writhes upon the cold, concrete floor, contemplating her own death...
The Stars to Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: Australian English. Published: June 2, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When the stars told me my father would not return, my life changed—and my mother was not amused.
A Life in the Cloud
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 710. Language: Australian English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
How long should you wait before calling your deceased wife? Don waited the recommended time, although it was hard on him and his daughter Sally. They both missed Melissa terribly.
Secret Mammal's Business
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 640. Language: Australian English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The human race is extinct. Alien archaeologists are picking through our detritus trying to understand how we acted, how we thought — what made us tick. So far humanity remains a mystery.
Lustella's Descent
You set the price! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lustella is a bit of an outsider; she’s the symbol of perfection according to the great laws of the universe with her gentle nature and thousands of miniature stars about her physique, a sign of being blessed by the universe, but her heart is no longer in her home, instead, it’s in that of a faraway world inhabited by creatures that looked like her — Well, the other her...
Sleeptalk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: Australian English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the dark, she awoke to hear her deaf husband speaking, unlike his normal voice which was gentle, he is speaking in a harsh manner, grating and yet chanting some strange words, and told her not to do anything, until it achieved it aims, which it did, and to her horror, it was not what she thought. What did she see?
The Tower
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: Australian English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
The gigantic tower came down and upsets the Swan River waters outside the City of Perth, and you are hooked up by the tower, and the only way of escape is inside, where you hopes to find a way down the tower to the ground level in order to escape the nightmare inside the tower. Will you escape the tower? Will you gets back to your wife?
Journey To The Sun
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The book simply entails on the need of holding onto your dream(s). never lose hope! And believing in yourself.
Tyler's Cousin the Drug Dealer
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The streets remain on lock-down in Sector B as Tyler's cousin deals with a stream of customers on a typical night in Sector C. Whispers abound as to what exactly the government and the People's Army are up to, meanwhile, an offer presents itself which is impossible to turn down...