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Contamination Event (Short Story #1)
Price: Free! Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Two astronauts sent from Earth to scout out Proxima Centauri suddenly arrive to find that everyone has forgotten about them. One hundred years have passed since their departure. After a period of recovery, they embark on an exploration of the local star systems. Contamination Event is the first in a series of hard science fiction short stories detailing the wonders and perils of the cosmos.
Prometheus
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Part man and part machine, the spaceship Prometheus has become tired of living. The only thing is, the company won't let him go as long as there is profit to be made. Oh, and he prefers to be called Dave by his friends. A short science fiction story by Constance 'Dusty' Miller.
The Listener
Series: Alone in Spacetime, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: Australian English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What does a disembodied brain, a brain-in-a-box, think about on its way to the Oort Cloud? It thinks about why it was picked to make this journey. Which is difficult because its memories were erased before it was launched. A flash fiction story
Oscillating Olaf
Price: Free! Words: 8,840. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Olaf is an unlikely superhero. A deaf immigrant from Moscow, he can barely get through the day. Besides negotiating his abusive boss and a vindictive food printer that sprays boiling orange juice, Olaf is spurned by women immune to his dashing youth. But when he tinkers with his hearing implant, Olaf begins to hear strange messages. Messages from the future.
The Fabulous T-4
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Phil Riggins, a troubled boy living in poverty, walks uneasily into his psychiatrist's office to take part in an experimental form of therapy. All he has to do is have the new device called the "T-4" connected to himself, fall asleep, and the machine does the talking for him. It ends up telling the doctor and the world far more than he'd ever care to know.
Frozen Sky
Price: Free! Words: 8,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
She knew she should have just flown back to Hangtian with Cheng. That was all that was required. Find the missing strato-freighter and report its location. But this was an American airship, and she was going to be damned if she let a bunch of rebels rescue it.
Duplication Corporation : nouvelle de science-fiction
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: French. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Suliac a réussi à se faire engager comme pâtissier dans le manoir de l’homme qui a brisé sa vie sept ans plus tôt. Le plan qu’il a élaboré pour obtenir réparation est prêt. Mais il va devoir jouer serré : Monsieur Bonnefoy possède deux corps, dont un qui a l’apparence innocente d’un garçon de sept ans… Nouvelle de science-fiction 9 300 mots = 40 minutes de lecture
A Long Night in Hell
Price: Free! Words: 10,150. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The ride down the elevator to Agni Mining Station was like a ride into Hell itself. On a planet where you could never quite get warm enough, it quickly became uncomfortably warm, then uncomfortably hot. G. Drew Akers had been in deep mines before, he'd worked in one for two years in Hussy Crater in his early twenties.
Breakout
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
When the enemy heavy cruiser Scimitar disappears from her berth, Captain Jamie Maszco and the crew of Wolf and her sister ships must search in the blind for an enemy that is very stealthy—and very deadly. Space is getting distinctly warm around here. A short story of science fiction and the very near future.
The Golden BB
Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The first interstellar probe in human history has a mind of its own—or rather, four of them. A short science fiction story of the very near future.
The Cost of Business: A Dragonfire Station Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
"A great little short story in the world I love." --Steve Hauser How to handle an impossible situation? Cabot Layne has unintentionally become the owner of someone else's problem. In order to get free of it, he'll need to use every bit of his trader cunning. If he does it just right, he might stay out of prison. With a little luck, he'll even manage to turn a profit.
Saint Vladnitz
Price: Free! Words: 16,520. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Humanity is imprisoned within a solar system running out of resources. Divine intervention is needed. Instead, Captain Vladnitz and his crew limp onto the scene in their battered spaceship, Arkhangel. In search of enough asteroid metals to make the next loan payment, they instead make a discovery that changes everything, if the ship and its crew can stay in one piece.
Pilot to the Director
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A short story of trip to L5 station meeting some trouble along the way but is all well that ends well
Akashon Prime - Episode 3
Series: Akashon Prime. Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Corrupt police are targeting the humans without any evidence as they look for the culprit who released the Raptapuss eggs onto Akashon Prime. Devon Marley is shocked to by a victim of this constant harassment and abuse, but his life is in danger. Will the police see reason before it is too late? And who is this new mysterious human in the human colony?
Oblivion: The Day Everything Dies (Book 2)
Price: Free! Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A radically diverse and engineered humanity is about to embark on the conquest of a lifeless galaxy. Despite populating the stars, the human species has never encountered intelligent life, yet nevertheless finds itself threatened by a faceless enemy. Book Two.
Starless Night
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Locked into Timelessness - "I want to die" My Kingdom Will Come - "A few hours later I was standing in the window of a room on floor three hundred and twenty-one, sipping my beer, and watching the lake below. An uncomfortable thought somehow wiggled itself into my head: it’s time I finally wrote something."
Oblivion: The Day Everything Dies (Book 1)
Price: Free! Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A radically diverse and engineered humanity is about to embark on the conquest of a lifeless galaxy. Despite populating the stars, the human species has never encountered intelligent life, yet nevertheless finds itself threatened by a faceless enemy.
Flashes from the Future (Exponential Times)
Price: Free! Words: 14,190. Language: American English. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Essay » Technology
Special contribution by Nikola Danaylov **** Transhumanist stories about the next future **** We are living exponential times, dominated by disrupting technologies that in a few years will project our world into a revolution with extreme consequences. Have a nice journey into the next future.
Paper Basket Anticipation
Price: Free! Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Short SF stories : - Stray cats at the core of a business - What is going to get the next Nobel for physics? - Robots can start an allergic reaction - As a colony on Mars grows, regulations of all sort should be set up - On the web, clients issue advices on nearly every aspect of business. Be prudent with students advices! - 1001 nights: the true story! (not really SF )
Ahead Of The Galaxy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A story about an astronaut with N.A.S.A. who believes he's lost everything, before his career puts him in a position to learn his biggest lesson in life in order to find what he had lost, in a completely different world. A story where the impossible becomes possible, and the meaning of life becomes clear.

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