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Aurealis #90
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aurealis #90 is the latest edition of the award winning Australian speculative fiction magazine. Aurealis publishes new fiction and non fiction from around the world and has a reputation for showcasing the best new writing talent. This issue features stories from Marlee Jane Ward, Nick Nedeljkovic and Alex Hardison as well as reviews, articles, interviews and secret histories.
Paladin (A Higher Calling Novella)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sophia remained vigilant in saving the lives of those around her. Especially those she loved. However, when the mysterious, seductive Ramiel decides to school her in the life of a Paladin, she discovers everything she thought she knew about the world around her was wrong. More importantly, everything she knew about herself was a lie.
Fingal's Cave
Series: Megan Survival Anthology. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016 by Reality Skimming Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Optimistic scifi.
Amy, Inflated *a Balloon Body Inflation Fantasy*
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2016 by Ardour Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
~ As the first latex balloon expands slowly, forcibly, at her fingertips, so do Amy's wildest fantasies. ~ As Amy, alone with a full cylinder of helium in the privacy of her home, first releases the invisible gas, finding its forceful flow controllable with her own fingertips, the seduction begins, and the inevitable influence of helium transform's Amy's life—and body—forever.
Malware
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Jay Marston works for XOr AntiVirus, fighting malware outbreaks. A new virus starts to infect computers the world over. They defeat it, but it bugs Jay. It was too easy. Something else is going on, something much bigger.
Argo
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.44 from 16 reviews)
Searching for the answers to true artificial intelligence, Mira McAllister comes across a strange android named Eo who proves to hold more questions than answers.
Just Say No To Home Cloning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A lonely teenager assembles a mail order clone but soon grows tired of him. The clone gets even by committing a series of crimes, knowing the police will blame the original. A cartoon-illustrated short storybook.
L-O-V-E Among the Stars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A space traveler wakes too soon, and must leave the woman of his dreams to the ministrations of another, less-human caretaker. "L-O-V-E Among the Stars" is a speculative fiction of (with hints of a pop standard.)
The Universe vs The Beast of Harmala
Series: The Universe vs, Vol 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A narrative story of the Beast of Harmala who terrorizes the universe. The last war of the universe is about to begin. All species are in great fear and the danger of his wrath upon them.
Five Steps Forward, Three Steps Back
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Five Steps Forward, Three Steps Back" brings together eight stories by not-currently-best-selling author Andrew Leon Hudson - seven of them published in the small (but perfectly formed) specfic webzine Mythaxis, plus a bonus extra just because he loves you. Read on for a glimpse of what lies ahead, as well as what lay behind...
Rise of Lord Vadik
Series: The Universe vs, Vol 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Empire is facing an enemy. The Emperor has gone insane and is killing innocent species throughout the universes of the Multiverse and the Admiral wants his power and position. He becomes the new Emperor rising to power by force and wages a new war. His time is limited too. Lord Vadik returns and saves the Federation Alliance.
Shadows In Time
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Trips through time and a shadow that writes, this is a twist on a tale that we all know and love.
Exploring the Multiverse
Series: The Universe vs, Vol 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The next joint project exploring the Multiverse leads to the discovery of the Multiverse Empire Federation.
Second Chances
Series: The Fall of the Altairan Empire. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Paltronis may not have started the fight, but she ended it. And her future with the Patrol. Facing criminal charges, she gets one last chance to prove she's not a total screw-up.
Alibi Interrupted
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
TIME TRAVEL ALWAYS HAS ITS CONSEQUENCES When Stewart Hudson travels back in time to stop Lee Harvey Oswald from killing President Kennedy, things don't go as planned. Not only does Stewart unwittingly become Oswald's alibi, he also finds himself stuck in 1963 with no way home. When Stewart's future progeny attempts to intervene, everyone involved learns that time travel always has consequences.
Made-to-Order
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A thought-provoking post-apocalyptic tale.
Pirates of the Multiverse
Series: The Universe vs, Vol 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Fantastic Journey begins into the unknown Multiverse with a new scientific discovery project. As a science team investigates another universe space pirates from that universe are pulled into their universe.
Alien Breeding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
For most people life just drones along, the same old thing every day – you know what it is like. We all get screwed by the rich and powerful, life sucks and there is no relief apart from small little pleasures. And then one day all that was stood on its head when a huge spaceship appeared out of nowhere and hovered over New York - and it made a special offer to the women of Earth.
Piecework
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In this chilling, award-nominated tale, a master of modern science fiction lets us glimpse an all-too possible near future when science, economics and individual dignity clash across the most intimate battlefield of all -- pregnancy. Might poor women earn a living by renting out their wombs for industrial "piecework" production of high-end organic machinery?
Ten Thousand Miles Up
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?

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