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Between Death (#6.5)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: American English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Dark Dystopian Paranormal Romance. Dark dystopian fantasy meets paranormal romance in a chilling tale of humans who possess extraordinary powers, and the government's covert efforts of exploitation and control. From the New York Times bestselling author of A TERRIBLE LOVE.
Brittany And Dustin Depart This Earth
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
A short story of about 1500 words. Brittany and Dustin have had a long, happy marriage and now it's time to retire. They're headed for Little Heaven, an orbital habitat where elders can enjoy low-gravity living. Dustin, however, wanted to live out his days on Earth. He's going just to please Brittany -- which is a recipe for disaster unless he can find a way to be happy in Little Heaven!
Hunted
Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The second of the Land Taking Records of Palsenz, Hunted is a gripping tale set on an alien planet, where not only are the lives of the three survivors from the Argoss mission in jeopardy, but the entire future of humanity in that section of space hangs in the balance.
Diane, Bootstrap
Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
Diane is the guardian of the vessel E.S. Horizon, but things are not quite as they should be. There is a two century gap in her memory, her space suite seems to be optional and everyone is looking at her strangely. But she has a job to do, and she will do it no matter what.
Dekker's Dozen: A Waxing Arbolean Moon
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Spanning the planting of the Circle of Seven to the day Dekker Knight meets Vesuvius Briggs, A Waxing Arbolean Moon is an origins/prequel that fills in all gaps in the fractured timeline of Dekker’s Dozen: The Last Watchmen and functions as either Prologue or Epilogue depending on how you choose to look at it. Say yes to steampunk time-travel, King Solomon vs Asmodeus, and aliens in Akkadia/Egypt.
The Dark Side
You set the price! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A man traverses through timeless terrors of war with a mental connection to his family, subconsciously pushing him onward.
Species of Sociopaths
Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The odds of any of them surviving the night were incredibly low, her odds weren't much better. She would need to salvage as many of them as possible if had any hope of surviving until a rescue ship could be dispatched. She would have to give the humans the thing they called 'hope,' she would need to lie to them.
Salvage
Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Argoss III is derelict, abandoned; a ghost ship. A salvage team is sent aboard. But something is watching them with malice and hatred. Something that has no love for Humanity. Salvage is the terrifying reality of first contact a long way from Earth.
Sweat and Blood
Price: Free! Words: 10,760. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
For Artemio it had never been about wining, it had always been about surviving. He didn't know if he could beat Mudiwa Kachote in a fair fight, in fact he doubted he could, but it didn't matter because he could survive a fight with Mudiwa. It was hard-wired into him. For Chichi it had always been about wining, and Chichi always won. Chichi knew she would win against Artemio, he was just a fighter.
Pest Control (A Pair of Classic Science Fiction Short Stories)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,310. Language: American English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Pied Piper of Spring - A galactic tinkerer is called to a small settlement on the planet known as Wesson, to take care of the rat population, which has exploded in the Spring.Two Idiots From Earth - A government official on a planet currently at war with earth, finds two supposed spies at a bar and suspects they are Terran agents.
Batswana Le Bodimo: Tlhabano Kwa Poaneng Ya Motlhabaneng
Series: Batswana Le Bodimo. Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: Tswana. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Batswana ba setse ba lapisitswe ke digôgelathoko tsa Badimo le madimo a tsone tse di sa bolong go ba kgerisa.Go tswa kgakala Batswana ba tlhasêlwa ba ituletse hêla ba sa rumola opê.Ba bolawa ba bo ba gapêlwa batho, dikgomo le leruô ke diingaodi tse go tswa kwa Motseng wa Badimo. Batswana ba setse ba tlhorontshêgile go lekane.
Desert Rangers
Price: Free! Words: 9,240. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
Gabriel had been an Echusian Desert Ranger last season, and now he was responsible for a purchase that ended up falling short by 15,000 plants. To someone that didn't know him, it could look like a scam. He could be charged with capitalism, one of the few capital crimes in the Confederacy.
Loyal Soldier
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
He saw the shapes of the mercenaries moving around near the pub's airlock, and ran ran out into the sandstorm at a right angle to the vehicle so the mercenaries wouldn't see him. When he couldn't see them any more, he curved back towards the vehicle. It was a bus, a long range transport, the type usually used to connect smaller settlements to major hubs.
King of Mars
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eve started to laugh. She was standing in her home of the past decade, an airship that might as well be dead. The only way she could get it functional again was to make it back to the colony, across sand-pits that could swallow her whole, and then get the neural processor back from Tadeusz before it starved to death.
The Forgotten Ornament Awakens
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The fourth installment of the saga of the Forgotten Ornament finds the little girl facing the consequences of her heroism. She needs every bit of her strength to weather what awaits her in the aftermath of doing the right thing.
Life 2.147
Series: Scifi Short Stories by Bill Parker. Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Life has an energy all its own. It thrives where no one would ever believe. It clings to the smallest toehold. It flourishes given any chance at all. Jane Markett was an up-and-coming exo-archeologist.. She was not about to let a bunch of stodgy, slow colleagues slow down her search for Zat-Mat-Kut, an ancient alien religious site. What happened, though, was not what anybody expected.
Two Idiots From Earth: A Classic Science Fiction Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A government official on a planet currently at war with earth, finds two supposed spies at a bar and suspects they are Terran agents. They are pretty ‘dense’ and after grilling them for a period of time, he follows up on a couple of tips they give him and their supposedly real reason for being on the planet. However, things change suddenly for the official and his planet as the situation heats up.
Two Possible Outcomes Depending On Ingenuity: A Pair of Classic Science Fiction Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two Idiots From Earth - A government official on a planet currently at war with earth, finds two supposed spies at a bar and suspects they are Terran agents. Weather Modification Sucks - A man with a restaurant on top of a hlll worries about what will happen when local officials try to control the weather. He finds out much sooner than expected.
Weather Modification Sucks: A Classic Science Fiction Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A man with a restaurant on top of a hill worries about what will happen when local officials try to control the weather. He finds out much sooner than expected.
The Invisible Horror
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales From The Dead Volume 6. Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Dr. Raven Cane was the lead scientist at the Atomic Space Lab. Even though his colleagues had high regard for his work he always had one dream in the back of his mind and that was to develop an invisibility cloak and become the envy of every scientist abroad. Well after years and years of blood sweat and tears his dream came true but at a heavy cost because the fame and fortune went to his head...

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