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But Always Meeting Ourselves
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015 by Neon. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
"The time machine first arrived during the summer. I was outside, mowing the lawn, when it insinuated itself into the shrubbery." So begins "But Always Meeting Ourselves", a darkly comic tale by Leo Hunt about gardening, memories and the terrible consequences of being able to go back.
And the Lion Said Shibboleth
Price: Free! Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A sister, one of hundreds not seen for decades, returns with a ship, a crew and dreams of larceny. She plans to steal from a species so alien they speak in scents and colours and cannot comprehend the treasure they carry between the stars. But for Morgan, the cloned son of a genocidal dictator, joining his sister could mean repeating his dead father’s journey into madness and death.
The Martian Ascent: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Little people have colonized Mars. Three of them struggle to become the first humans to scale Olympus Mons, the highest mountain in the solar system. But their climb becomes haunted by eerie noises. Are they are going mad? Will they ever make it to the top? "Elinor has a different way of looking at the world....loved every moment in it," said a customer's 5-star review.
The Millions of Me
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Different Take On Superpowers... Join Milo, the one-time Many Million Man, as he embarks on a new mission beneath the shadow of the Nevermind, uncovering a sinister truth buried with the forgotten and lost superheroes of the world. Milo has long since given up his responsibilities, but with the aid of his old comrade Ash, he may yet be forced to take his many lives back into his own hands.
Devious Machine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Ginger, a super-advanced android is dispatched to free the denizens of a smart-city gone mad. Sabotaging the paranoid megastructure will require more than just Ginger's superb hacking skills. Ginger's up to the task but she's not the only one with a clever trick of two up her sleeve.
如果有盡頭
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 780. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
如果已經厭倦了這個世界,他該如何存在? 如果不捨得這個世界,她該如何離開? 如果一切有盡頭,他但願下一秒就是盡頭! 如果根本沒有盡頭,她又會否像現在一樣,如此愛這個世界? 他倆似並行直線,從交差角度相遇。 如果有盡頭!
Chemical Creatures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gary Kuyper’s award winning story deals with the fickleness of the mind, how it is affected by the amount and type of chemical that happens to be pumping through the brain at that moment. The story involves two protagonists – one human, the other not. Their paths will cross because, although different in many ways, they are both invariably...Chemical Creatures.
Keep Cool
Price: Free! Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
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Dear reader, here I collected only few and less significant flash stories. All the stories you will find in this little collection were rejected. Sure, they were rejected by really important and competent editors, from great magazines. So really you don't need to stop here and read them. But, if you want really do this, I'll be sincerely pleased, for you... and for me.
Waiting for the Machines to Fall Asleep
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 135,560. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
26 stories from the new wave of Swedish of science fiction and the fantastic. Stories ranging from space horror and post-apocalyptic nightmares to tender dramas. Stories with steampunk horses, android uprisings and cheeky goblins. Stories that are action-packed, wise, silly, beautiful, surreal and horrifying.
The Things In The Museum
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: British English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When life as you know it gets reset by catastrophe, there's only one thing to do. Claw your way back up the evolutionary ladder!
Tranquil Sea (Part 3 of the Gas Giant Sequence)
Series: The Gas Giant Sequence. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Siblings Maria and James have been tasked with setting up a nanomachine-based antenna dish on the dark farside of the moon. When a mysterious vapour cloud appears over the lunar surface, all hell breaks loose. As the situation becomes more desperate and increasingly impossible, the team must face the shared trauma of their past to overcome the dangers of the present.
Ringshine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What if our quest to explore the universe and other worlds uncovers something that doesn't want to be found?
Cinderella’s Holo-wand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
“Cinderella’s Holo-wand,” is a futuristic look at the Cinderella fairytale. The humorous story takes a look at what would happen if we could use technology to instantly alter our bodies to make our dreams come true. This 4000 word short story was originally published by Perihelion Magazine.
Tales of Wonder
Series: Short Story Collections. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,110. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Meyari McFarland gathers together six stories of wonder in this third themed collection, Tales of Wonder. Inside you will find dragons both dark and light, sisters struggling to make ends meet who face death together, new worlds and future modifications to both humans and orcas as seal levels rise in the face of global warming. Six stories. Six adventures. Pure excitement.
Colonial Plagues
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: British English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It’s been years since Missra was executed for her treason and her soul bound in service to the Goddess she hates. There aren’t many compensations, but being the most powerful magical healer of her generation gets her out of the box occasionally, and colonists do catch the most entertaining diseases.
The Night We Lost Cleveland
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this short, short story, a teenager avoids yard work to play the latest version of Deus Ex on his departed grandfather’s bio lab’s full screen.
Flipspace: Confluence
Series: Flipspace, Book 12. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The fate of the Astraeus crew is at last known. Serious questions remain as to why they disappeared. During the study of multiple life-sustaining worlds in peculiar orbits, ground support forces brought by the Mockingbird are attacked. Amid working out the nature and intent of the alien, a diplomatic dispute erupts over access to the discoveries.
The Book of Lapism, Deluxe Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,080. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by Legion Printing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
If biotech can sculpt the body, can it also shape the mind. . . and soul? That was the challenge laid before Dr. Aaron Thomas by his latest client, to shape him into a gentler, more loving being, inside and out. But the world is not a kind and gentle place, and as one man’s search for truth inspires a movement, will a kinder, gentler people be able to survive and face the challenges ahead?
Senna Versus Schumacher And Other Formula One Rivalries That Never Happened
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What if Ayrton Senna had survived his Imola 1994 accident? What if Gilles Villeneuve hadn't died at Zolder in 1982? What if Stirling Moss hadn't crashed at Goodwood in 1962? What if Alberto Ascari had survived his 1955 testing-accident at Monza? This book explores those rivalries by assuming that drivers’ injuries from crashes were not fatal, and pits the drivers up against their peers once more.
Above The Field Of Buttercups
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Gangsters reflect on science, knowledge, and the final mystery while carrying out orders.