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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: Free! 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
Oblivion: The Day Everything Dies (Book 2)
Price: $0.99 USD. 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: $0.99 USD. 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.
NYE-186f
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 3 reviews)
75,000 years ago, a specific group of undesireable immortals launched from Earth, sent into deep space to colonize a nearby planet. Advancements in technology since has let Earth build entire civilizations on that planet in the meantime. Now, 75,000 years later, the original ship approaches: do they allow the craft to land, or blow it out of the sky?
Claudia's Visit To Miniature Land
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Professor Kozlov had formed a team of two students, Claudia and Henry to assist him in experiments dealing with the miniaturization if matter. Experiments had been successful and it was now time to miniaturize a human. Claudia volunteered. It appeared to the professor that something had gone wrong. This is the story of what had happened.
The Three Quarters Eaten Dessert
Series: Alfred and Bertha's Marvellous Twenty-First Century Life. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Bertha and Alfred, married for twenty years, enjoy a truly science fictional life in the twenty-first century. But in spite of all the technological marvels surrounding them, an argument about sharing a dessert escalates and threatens a friendship. This parodistic piece is a mundane short story of 6000 words or approximately 20 print pages, written in the style of science fiction’s “golden age”.
Electric Ice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 610. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
'Electric Ice' is a Short Story about the dangers of computing taking place on Earth.
Pathways
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: American English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
“I developed a mathematical concept that seemed to allow movement from the Earth to our moon or to another planet along what might be called a 'space pathway.' The Senator again breaks in, “Exactly what do you mean by pathway?” I continue, “What I mean by pathway is a means whereby a man can walk into what I call a portal and then out of another portal on our moon or on another planet.”
We Sail Off To War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,230. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016 by Many Words Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
War has broken out in the Confederacy of Allied Worlds, and it falls to the brave men and women of the Naval Arm to defend their country against the Exile fleet. Over the gas giant Argo, they are losing. With few resources and little time to spare, they must find—and bring to battle—an Exile armored cruiser which has terrorized the spacelanes for too long.