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Rotta 61 Cygni
Price: Free! Words: 5,750. Language: Italian. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nell'anno 2529, quattrocento anni prima degli avvenimenti narrati in “Capitano de la Viña”, avvenne il primo contatto tra la razza umana e gli Shjatardyr, alieni bipedi dalle sembianze di cervo. Quest’opera è la riproduzione fedele del diario di bordo del tenente di vascello Ortega de la Viña e delle registrazioni delle telecamere che hanno ripreso la vicenda.
Max the Sensitive Robot
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Friendship
Max is different from the other robots; he can feel the pain of others. The other robots say Max is not robotic enough to be one of them and the only human who understands Max is his creator, Dr. Remington. Max struggles to find a place for himself in the world while continuing to help others.
Hunger
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The man is freshly arrived and freshly awake. He’s not even hungry yet—not even aware of hunger yet. He surveys his new prison. But he has questions. He meets Cheetah, who would answer them, were he not hungry.
Star Guild Episode Zero
Price: Free! Words: 23,320. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The prequel to the popular Star Guild Saga book series. The problem with lies is that they are always uncovered...always. It's just a question of when. For humans living on a starbase and above a planet that they are hell bent on mining, a lie is about to be uncovered that will rock them to their very core. Who seeded them here, and why? Perhaps they truly aren't the only Beings in the universe.
UNCGSC: The Facility
Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
UNCGSC: The Facility will take us to the most extremely remote facility on the planet, where experimentations into Artificial Intelligence, Turing Tests, and Sentience are carried out! Set in a 'Dead Zone' of Antarctica, UNCGSC: The Facility couldn't be more isolated. It is awakening. The question is, what is awakening? This novelette can be seen as a prequel to cerain events in Necropolis.
Neon Literary Magazine Issue Forty-Three
Series: Neon Literary Magazine. Price: Free! Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Featured creators in this edition of Neon Literary Magazine include Juliet Kinder, Lucas Shepherd, Thea Hawlin, Lynn Hoffman, Stephen Devereux, Karina Evans, Kelly Muskat, Lydia Armstrong, Faye Moorhouse Robert N Lee and Toby Penney. The cover image is by the award-winning young photographer Eleanor Leonne Bennett.
Going Home
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Stars at this altitude are palpable, touchable. One star even seems to grow as I labor in the cold night at eleven thousand feet, one slow step after another with many stops to catch what little breath there is to catch up here. While that star grows larger still.
Planet Flippers
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
When one civilization ends, another one profits. The wealthiest and most prestigious races from the galaxy join together in an attempt to earn slice of the pie, but for Spanlet, profit means nothing compared to the survival of his people. Faced with annoyances and problems on all sides, he needs to find the perfect home for his people before someone else does.
His Grandfather's Ring
Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sil lost his grandfather and a bit of himself. The directionless 40 something is cleaning his grandfather's home when he stumbles upon something wildly out of character for his grandfather; a ring. The ring is mesmerizing and Sil finds out that is so much more than a simple piece of jewelry.
Tangents
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Even though he can remember being at his sister's wedding, he's not in a single photo, even though he's certain he posed in them. The voices beg the question; what if it wasn't *his* sister's wedding? What if he accidentally crossed into a parallel reality? And if he did, how will he get home?
Capolinea Città Eterna
Price: Free! Words: 14,940. Language: Italian. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Tutto comincia con un piccolo asteroide inesorabilmente condotto dalla sua orbita al fatale incontro con la Terra… La vicenda non è certo originale; scontata, anzi, nel suo inevitabile dipanarsi. Di inedito vi è la decisione di raccontare i fatti basandosi su accurati studi scientifici. Con il risultato che lo scenario che prende forma sotto i nostri occhi non è frutto di una fervida fantasia.
She Who Knows Tomorrow: A Novella
You set the price! Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016 by Misti Wolanski. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All kindness is not wise. (A sci-fi novella featuring people who can hop through universes and time, and who may or may not be illegal immigrants as a result..) — • — • — E-book has 2 versions of the story: one with salty language and one without.
Niewdzięczna robota
Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: Polish. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kosmita, wykonując rutynowe czynności służbowe, trafia do świata prawdopodobnie najwyżej rozwiniętych istot we wszechświecie. (2014)
Planetary Infraction
Price: Free! Words: 5,240. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Inspirational
Wenzel leads a message of truth org, knowing people informed of a violation respond. On his e-bike riding a rural road, he evaluates targets. His friend Detroit highlights one estate house and Wenzel plans planetary action. Escape routes looking good and an artist interested, he decides the message need be symbolic, lifestyle explicit and noticed like an infraction ticket on any windshield.
African Monsoon
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Brad touches the HoloCube, initiating a Chirpfeed interview putting out an explanation on the science of a Green Sahara. If either Asian or NATO naval commanders decide to shoot down their unarmed jet, monsoon geoengineering will collapse. If not, Chinese rice growing, extra global cooling popular among Africans avoided, just might gain Brad’s kids a future amidst the jumbled politics of the day.
World War Drone
Price: Free! Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The war is coming… We've been losing drones for over a year now. There was a cyber attack. A major cyber attack. We've been hacked and then hacked again. We don’t know who is responsible. We can’t stop them. The war is coming. A drone war. And it’s all our fault. World War Drone is a Post-Apocalyptic, Sci-Fi Thriller. It is approximately 12,000 words long.
Galactic Clans: Ziun Discovers
Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
While serving detention behind Ms Karbakuls class one day Ziun follows a glowing bird and suddenly finds himself withing a dream like world, or could it be all real?. Ziun will soon discover that he is the center of a great galactic clan war that has been happening for eons with majestic beast and far away machine planets.
Fully Automated
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
“Nano Stories from Hilbert Space” are very short stories set in the whimsical world of Hilbert Space. "Fully Automated" is the tale of a race of aliens, who face a unique challenge on their way to a free civilization. Their fate serves as a warning, that in a world, dominated by economy, capitalism and money, automation can be seen as an extinction event.
Dragons of Atlanta (Flash Fiction)
You set the price! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Urban
Darell Kingman uses his camera to record what goes on during the dragon apocalypse. With two survivors and his friend Kim they catch a glimpse of the frightening dragons that ravaged the earth. This is Flash fiction based in the TSODR world but can be read as a standalone story. L'Poni returns to the publishing world with this release!
Flash Fun
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Have fun in a flash! These six ultra-short stories will take you to worlds hitherto unexplored, with a fun twist!

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