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Revenge and Chaos (Intergalactic Pandemonium Part 4)
By Stephanie Houdek
Series: Intergalactic Pandemonium, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
War is upon Earth's doorstep. Panic, looting, chaos. Air fights blanket the sky. After a miscommunication, Quetoss rescinds help and slates Earth for removal. Rik retires to the healing chamber after finding a wound, leaving Annie to pilot the ship. Thinking he died from an allergic reaction, Annie dusts herself off. She is going to land the ship if it’s—probably—the last thing she’ll do.
Mesrin Station
By L L Watkin
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eben had lost crew before. They skipped out at any space port. Normally they were easily replaced, but Jan was different. He was smarter, wiser and holding on to some of the most valuable merchandise Eben had ever managed to steal. He wouldn’t run. He was, however, definitely missing and getting him back was not going to be easy.
Red Flood
By Nocomus Columbus
Price: Free! Words: 12,790. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Red Flood tells the story of a boy's journey through post-apocalyptic America.
Clean Slate: A Novelette
By Amanda June Hagarty
Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Who is Leland Kelley? What is he? The only thing he knows for sure is something waits for him in the darkness.
Slave Job
By Stephanie Houdek
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man in a society of socialized careers decides he cannot live another day with his demeaning, dead-end job. His co-workers are baffled and his wife tells him he speaks heresy. Sterk sets his own destiny no matter the consequences.
Auralux
By Karl Drinkwater
Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short sci-fi story about a war between three space-faring empires that has been going on for as long as anyone remembers. Will Squadron Leader Aimee Sough and her sky-blue Winterceptor fighter be able to end the carnage once and for all? Full of sci-fi references for the eagle-eyed, and with a snarky line in satire, this story invites you to join the Sapphire Empire on their latest foray.
Avenger Arrives (Intergalactic Pandemonium Part 3)
By Stephanie Houdek
Series: Intergalactic Pandemonium, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Players begin mysteriously disappearing from the championship international paintball match in Brazil. The sole survivor, Annie, finds two players mortally wounded and tries unsuccessfully to save them. With war looming in the outer atmosphere a deranged alien, hell-bent on avenging the death of his planet's negotiator, must kill Annie to complete his mission. Failure has dire consequences.
A Baker Street Snippet, The Death of Conan
By John Pirillo
Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lays on his deathbed, ready to cross over into the other side of life, but instead wakes up to a new life filled with adventure and excitement.
We Were Good, Once
By Walter Lazo
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An eyewitness account of the last days of a dying world, told from the view of a young man...
Tycho Wept
By William Petersen
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
There may be life on other worlds...Will we ever find it? Will we destroy it in the process of looking?
Targeting Error (Intergalactic Pandemonium Part 2)
By Stephanie Houdek
Series: Intergalactic Pandemonium, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In Area 51 a top secret meeting to negotiate a truce between a people-hungry alien race and government leaders failed, and now battle cruisers are incoming for blood. Admiral Carter uses the skills and tools of The Ally, an alien refugee, to beg for foreign support against incoming regiments with advanced weaponry before it's too late, uncovering a truth hidden from him for thirty years. (Part 2).
The Gluon Amplifier
By F Hampton Carmine
You set the price! Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Greg Pattersen took a chance for the mere image of a distressed women in a thick fog. He donned a spacesuit and allowed a monstrosity of a franken-ship to collect him as it destroyed the beach and all around it. He had to find her, had to find the secrets behind the monster ship, and had to survive.
The Final Stand (Intergalactic Pandemonium Part 1)
By Stephanie Houdek
Series: Intergalactic Pandemonium, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Area 51 three of the country's best leaders converge in a top secret meeting to negotiate a truce: an alien race is demanding a number of our people in exchange for money or the planet will suffer extermination by intergalactic battle cruisers. With clashing viewpoints, thinning patience, and an itchy trigger finger, doom seems inevitable. (Part one of a series).
Cuentos de otros mundos
By Israel Diarte
Price: Free! Words: 10,870. Language: Spanish. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Sabemos científicamente que no hay otro mundo donde vivan los seres humanos, pero intenta esta vez imaginar que existe la posibilidad de encontrar un mundo de aventuras. We know scientifically that there isn't another world where humans live, but this time try to imagine that there is the possibility of finding a world of adventure.
Throwback
By F Hampton Carmine
You set the price! Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
David Rheinbrücke had been called a throwback, a caveman, a Neanderthal as well as brows and Kong. His father had abandoned him when he was ten and his mother had died when he was a teenager. Now, as an adult and a college professor, he had to find the answers to his throwback appearance, but the world was not so easy now. A new ice age had taken the earth in its grip and was squeezing, hard.
The Doctor Goes Into A Bar - Doctor Who fan fiction
By Matthew Sawyer
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014 by Matthew Sawyer. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short Jon Pertwee Doctor Who tale - the third Time Lord in the BBC science fiction television series. This time, the Doctor comes to early America - the colonies. Despite cold stares, he has only one thing on his mind, even here in the midst of the American Revolution. Women.
Break (Exe Lore #1)
By Crimson Sterling
Series: Exe Lore, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Delve into the post-apocalyptic world of the Exe Lore, where nothing is as it seems... Shade lives the life of an assassin. In a ruined world, he guards the city he serves from uncertainty. With the foresight to see death, nothing surprises him-- Until now. With the appearance of a being shrouded in myth, Shade's visions deliver him something they never have before: life.
A Matter Of Opinion
By Tom Morris
Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The inability to embrace a philosophy of 'live and let live' had unfortunate and indeed fatal consequences.
They Use to Exist
By Drac Von Stoller
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 5, Book 27. Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
It was the summer of 1963 and three friends Mark, Dan and Steve who loved to sail the deepest oceans shared the same dream, they all wanted to find the lost ship called the SS Triton that was said to have disappeared somewhere in the Bermuda Triangle in 1933 carrying over twenty million dollars in gold coins.
Your Data's Showing
By Randy Walton
Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A working stiff unhappy with his day to day life is drawn to something more. He confronts his surrounding environment and realizes not all is as it seems. Glimpsing into corners he’d never seen before he pushes to escape. This is a strange sci-fi story influence by David Lynch esque films and writing. One of the first short stories I’ve written.