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Quem Mais Poderá Ser?
Series: Armas Suaves, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Qual pensa ser a maior informação que a humanidade ainda não descobriu? Poderá haver algo mesmo em frente a nós e à espera de ser descoberto? Os elos em falta para uma conclusão fascinante.
Portal 2901 Part 1
Series: Portal 2901, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,910. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The DNA of cloned humans, inhabitants of a dying planet, was placed aboard a spaceship. The craft landed on a small island, one located on a new world. Now that these refugees are older, they must find a better place to live. Will these refugees survive?
The Oneiric Telefactor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
Day Therland works as an oneiric telefactor on Venus, where it rains acid and snows metal, where the atmospheric pressure is over 90 times that of Earth, and the mean surface temperature is well over 800 °F. Good thing his body is on Earth. Except that it’s not. It’s on Venus, and Day has only hours to find out where it is and why it has been brought there. Originally published in Leading Edge 56.
Occupy Space
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,160. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
"Occupy Space" is "Gravity" with more beer. It's the story of Redneck NASA, the promised land for all the rocket junkies, pyromaniacs, astro-hippies, and science gladiators who believe that our future isn’t down here on earth, it’s up there in space, and they don’t need anyone’s permission to get there.
A Ambição De Um Homem
Series: Armas Suaves, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Qual é a maior ambição que um homem pode ter? Como provaria que não é alvo de qualquer conspiração ou que é livre da vontade de outros? O que faria se descobrisse algo com um potencial infinito?
Rescue (an Ell Donsaii story #11)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,980. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
“Rescue" is the eleventh of a series of near future SciFi/Thrillers whose young heroine Ell Donsaii’s nerve mutation makes her a genius and provides her some astonishing athletic abilities. In “Rescue,” President Stockton tells the FBI to tone down its efforts to imprison Ell. Unfortunately, the SCDF, a group of ultraconservative survivalists now has the President in their sights.
Earth is Upside Down (and 12 Other Things You Would Know About This Planet If You Didn't Live On It)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014 by J. Timothy Bagwell. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
An alien diplomat reveals thirteen astonishing facts about Earth and its place in the greater human community, including why Earth is upside down, why time doesn't exist, why you can travel faster than light but probably shouldn't, how men and women came to be a single species, what will happen if Earth does not clean up its act, and answers to other things you never suspected were questions.
Second Paradigm
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,040. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Stripped of his memories and trapped in the year 2044 Chris Nost must unravel the mystery surrounding his own murder. If he doesn't, history is at risk of unravelling around him. Weaving through history, rogue time agents, history thieves, gods, and the Time Corps are all trying to alter the paradox Chris finds himself wrapped up in, and each of them is making it worse. Will history shatter?
America One- NextGen II (Book 6)
Series: AMERICA ONE. Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 118,760. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Ryan Richmond has dreamed about going to space since the age of seven. Reading space updates—and seeing pictures of Neil Armstrong on the lunar surface in National Geographic—was the ignition of this dream. Ryan Richmond goes to space.
Who Else Might Be?
Series: Softweapons, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
What do you think to be the greatest piece of knowledge yet to be discovered by humankind? Can there be something right in front of us waiting to be discovered? The missing links for a breathtaking conclusion.
Tomorrow, Today, Yesterday (2060)
Series: Still Light, 2:2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Today is the graduation of a class unmatched in history, made up of augmented trans and post humans. Amongst their utopian dreams, one child sees the darkness looming above them all. Also, a floating city, living drones, an inscription on a park bench, and squid.
Millennium War - A Story of the Future Mankind, 3501 - 4501
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,730. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Millennium War - A Story of the Future Mankind, 3501 - 4501
The One That Got Away: A Fishy Tale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014 by Banchixi Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
“You remember last summer, I told you about Frank's time machine?” Uncle Jim had a talent for tall tales over a pint of real ale, but this one was a whopper. Not content with finding his way a hundred years into the future, he just had to set out on the fishing trip of a lifetime. In a space suit. On Europa. A 4,000 word science fiction short story.
Cityscape Tokyo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,460. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Cityscape Tokyo follows the adventure of adopted siblings Sho and Kyoko Kimmamoro. The brother and sister are normal bickering siblings living with their guardian Rei. When Kyoko enters the hospital, things are turned on their head when the Yamazaki Medical Corporation enters their lives revealing a dark past and long buried secrets.
Finity: A Short Story of Mars Colonization
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by Knights Hill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
How would it feel to be one of the first pioneers to colonize Mars? Raphaella signed up on an impulse. She never thought she'd actually get there. But now it turns out that her worst enemy isn't the Red Planet. It's what came with her. First published in Amazing Stories, this new short story explores a controversial new way to reach Mars: a mission funded by reality-TV broadcasts.
When a Cat Loves a Dog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,390. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In this Otters In Space spin-off, a black cat named Lashonda and her pug dog husband push at the very limits of their society -- socially and scientifically -- in their quest to have a family. Originally published in Five Fortunes by FurPlanet. Winner of the 2014 Ursa Major Award for Best Short Fiction.
A la poursuite de l’Immortalité
Price: Free! Words: 64,650. Language: French. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Préface Diego Dalla Palma, participation spéciale Nikola Danaylov - “A la poursuite de l’Immortalité” se distingue pour la variété des personnages, l’éventail des thèmes ainsi que l’histoire articulée qui enveloppe - à travers une trame riche de suspens, d’action et de réflexions – les humains, les intelligences artificielles et les âmes, ces dernières étant obtenues en digitalisant le cerveau.
Perseguendo l'Immortalità
Price: Free! Words: 56,680. Language: Italian. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Prefazione Diego Dalla Palma, contributo speciale Nikola Danaylov - “Perseguendo l’Immortalità” si distingue per la varietà dei personaggi, la molteplicità dei temi trattati così come per la storia articolata che coinvolge in una trama ricca di suspense ed azione - ma anche di riflessioni - umani, intelligenze artificiali ed anime, queste ultime ottenute digitalizzando il cervello dopo la morte.
Dead End of a Circle
Price: Free! Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This is the story of a man that is completely indestructible. It explores his dealings with mankind as he, due to his infinite lifespan, abides with humanity from the very beginning until the very end when all life in the universe faces inevitable extinction as the last stars burn out. He also contemplates himself, being unsure of who or what he is and where he came from.
Solitary Man
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When Uno Kellogg, corporate explorer, is awakened by his AI after the starship Destiny arrives at Pegasi IV Uno and the AI begin the greatest adventure in human history. Pegasi IV contains life -- intelligent life. But it's a one way trip for Kellogg and the AI has evolved beyond it's programming.Will the mission succeed?