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Flower On The Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short vignette, about 1300 words. A vignette is not a story, but is a scene. In this scene, a very old man sits in his study and contemplates his end. It is an end he has brought on himself, out of frustration and discontent. And it is an end he is determined to share... with everyone else in the entire world.
The Darkness Bite #2
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Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tipping Over Here: SANDWICH part 1- Serenity meets his new companion.
Walter's Stupid Vacation
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Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A short story where the world's most coveted vacation destination is not where you'd first think.
Influx
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Price: Free! Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The most dangerous man in the Solar System - Garen Maertikye - has a plan. He will infiltrate one of the Coalition's immense, city-sized energy sumps and bring it down from inside using their own technology against them. As long as he can remain hidden...
On Guard
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Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rag Duggan is a Coalition security officer with a brand new set of cybernetic arms and the high-paying job that came with them. If only the upgrade didn't include so much danger.
Black Denim Lit #8: Return to Waypoint 5
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Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: Free! Words: 44,440. Language: American English. Published: December 14, 2014 by Black Denim Lit. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Black Denim Lit #8 "Return to Waypoint 5": Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders for free through BDLit.com. This month Christopher T. Garry edits together 160 pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from Josh Roseman, Madeline Popelka, Clarissa N G, Cheryl McAlister, Zack Miller, Lisa Shapter, Ken Poyner, Joe Christopher, Ben Spies and Julie Reeser
The Collected #10 NOTICE IT'S THE PART WHERE I CAN'T THINK OF A TITLE
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Notice, organs, and a cheap Yankee's joke.
Your Averaged Joe
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Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Joe has a migraine so bad it feels like the universe has been crammed into his head. The problem is, it has … YOUR AVERAGED JOE is mind-tingling, absurdist sci-fi that will convince you never to go shopping for green lentils again.
Whispers Gone Cold
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Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A flash fiction about a man and his thoughts on why he didn't sent the S.O.S signal on a space station.
Interface
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Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It is the far future and humanity has become stagnant. A device called the Interface enables all humans to link themselves to virtual realities and to download at whim any information that they might want. Nothing changes, everything stays the same. That is, until Laurena Tyall asks the Interface a question that no one else has thought of asking for over two hundred years: what is it to learn?
The Essence Of Life
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Price: Free! Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An experimental psychologist delves into the mysteries of the human subconscious. What he discovers unleashes a new and terrifying threat to the sanity of mankind.
Utopia Gone
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Alone in the world, the man enjoys life. He has no name, nor needs one. Every rock, tree, mountain, and sea: he knows it all in detail. He has no memory of how he arrived on the planet, only a blissful love of his surroundings. When the starship comes, his life makes a dramatic change.
Tales from the Colony: An Interstellar Saga
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Price: Free! Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The hopeful dreams of humanity drift aboard the Colony, an interstellar vessel determined to reach a new world. After one thousand years in suspended animation, its passengers breathe new life into old machinery. These are the tales of those aboard who find that not all is quiet in the dead of space.
Reality Softener
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Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What do you think about the startup able to influence the design the world? A little tweak the many-worlds interpretation of the world, for your benefit?
Time's Tempest: The Lost Chapters
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Series: Time's Tempest: The Lost Chapters. Price: Free! Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dive into the world of Xannia, a planet belonging to a trinary star system in the Dia Quadrant. Explore the characters of the novel Time's Tempest in these 4 prequel short stories. Discover what life was like for Taya, Zaith, and Dezmind before learning of the fate of their world. Chapters Include: The Gauntlet; A Probationary Effect; The Platinum Hall Debacle; Uncovering Truths & BONUS Prologue.
Future Spacemen
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Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a vast space station rotating in the void of space, two babies are born. Their lives will be connected from this day forward.
Never There In The First Place
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Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A flash sci-fi fiction about finding love in the wrong person.
Sirens Mind
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Series: Sirens Journey. Price: Free! Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
John Stanton and the Space Navy's covert Spectre squad travel deep into Proxima Centauri space to rescue Selize. What they uncover changes everything as they realise the full extent of the Proxians' plans. Now, John will have to risk everything to save Selize and the Centaurians. But even the full might of the Space Navy’s First Fleet may not be enough in the face of the Proxian onslaught.
Blown Bridge Valley
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Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Vince got an evening call from fellow engineer Brad in America. The climate change crisis had turned Calgary into a crime razed city policed by drones. Brad said the highways close that night so get out now. Vince decided leaving their Calgary home for Brad’s ideal BC valley community best for his teenage daughter’s future. But first they had to make it through the swarm gang infested countryside.
The Birdmen of Kor
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Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The bird men of Kor live in a brutal world that is very different in spite of its savage beauty. Whether it's hunting, mating or just soaring in the clouds, a strict hierarchy of status and merit is observed. As for the females, they are a prized commodity. It's open season at all times. A short science-fiction fantasy.