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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: $2.99 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.
The Galactic Time Trap
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,140. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A mysterious lander is found on the far side of the Moon containing a glass bottle with a message in it for humanity. A space station and teams of scientists are sent to the edge of the solar system. If it was only a natural phenomenon then why the warning to bring lots of guns?
Batswana Le Bodimo: Tlhabano Kwa Poaneng Ya Motlhabaneng
Series: Batswana Le Bodimo. Price: Free! Words: 8,620. 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: 9,230. 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.
Expect The Unexpected (A Pair of Classic Sci-Fi Short Stories)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: American English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Raymond The Automatic House - A surviving government official after a worldwide upheaval manages to escape a ravaging mob and then stumbles across a self-contained automatic house.Terran Spies On An Alien Planet - A government official on a planet currently at war with earth, finds two supposed spies at a bar and suspects they are Terran agents.
Loyal Soldier
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. 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.
Time Splitter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,340. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Since early in man’s history, he has looked to the heavens for the secret of time. Many have tried and failed. Some have actually gotten fairly close to the code of time. All dreaming that they would be able to go back and correct former mistakes. Time is a massive obstacle undertaking for man.
Star-Eater Chronicles 4. Foundation's End...
Series: Star-Eater Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016 by Ian Hall. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Seth Gingko has the fastest ship in the home galaxy, and has found that Aliens are invading. He knows he has to warn Earth and show them the information he’s gained. But, for some reason unknown to Seth, the Government is keeping the alien’s existence secret from the Fellowship population. Seth has to inform humanity of the existence of aliens… even if it means an inter-planetary war.
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.
Tales of the Vuduri: Year Three
Series: Tales of the Vuduri, Volume 3. Price: Free! Words: 155,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
It's time to go back to the fascinating 35th century world of Rome’s Revolution. Tales of the Vuduri: Year Three offers you 366 additional entries containing even more scientific tidbits, unrevealed secrets and back stories. Often amusing but always thought-provoking, these detailed articles should provide some entertaining insights into this brave new and amazing world.
Star-Eater Chronicles 3. Spit in the Eyes of Fools
Series: Star-Eater Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016 by Ian Hall. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Seth Gingko has the fastest human-owned ship in the home galaxy. Its technology is invaluable to Seth’s old employers, the MacCollie Company, and to humanity as a whole. But Seth has a problem. Through a technicality, he’s out of contract, and he’s stolen the ship. But he knows he has get back to Earth with the information he’s gained… Aliens are invading the galaxy. So begins part three.
Rover Mars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,590. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A manned expedition to Mars nearing the end of its journey encounters a nuclear submarine that mysteriously appears on the planet. It is up to the crew of the Victoria Rover to undertake a rescue and avert both an international and interplanetary tragedy.
Life As We Know It
Series: Endless Possibilities. Price: Free! Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When NASA detects a strange object on the dark side of Pluto, a group of astronauts are sent to investigate.
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: $2.99 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.
Red Soil Through Our Fingers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A Mars colonist accepts a deal with a mining company to start a new life on humanity's off-world frontier. But idealism turns to unease when reality becomes darker than the fine print foretold. With his farm under bio-genetic attack and the most powerful player on the planet as an enemy, Mahela has no choice but to run... and expose economic slavery on an interplanetary scale.
Two Possible Outcomes Depending On Ingenuity: A Pair of Classic Science Fiction Short Stories
Price: $2.99 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: $2.99 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.