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Ham Taylor: Lost In Time!
Price: Free! Words: 72,470. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
A wildly imaginative and gritty new adventure from the author of horror epic "The 9th Fortress." Ham Taylor: Lost in Time is the first step in an incredible journey spanning space, time, and everything in between.
The Protocols of Uma
Price: Free! Words: 69,340. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The Umae struggle at the edge of extinction. Their blood rivals, the Hek, have made huge leaps forward in technology and stand ready to destroy the Umae once and for all. The Journeycraft Starshine returns to the Umae, seemingly just in time. But what agendas do the Journeyers follow, and what secrets remain that could doom the Umae forever?
Contamination Event (Short Story #1)
Price: Free! Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The planet Zarmina is an object of scientific research with its curious life forms and vast planetary ocean. But when amateurs from Earth arrive looking for fun and entertainment, the situation turns volatile. Contamination Event is the first in a collection of related hard science fiction short stories detailing the wonders and perils of the cosmos.
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.
Unbounded
Price: Free! Words: 54,350. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In the future, probes are launched from Earth to nearby star systems. After transmitting their findings back to Earth, a starship ferries colonists to a new world. But the manned expedition finds something very different from what the probes promised. Now, while struggling to fit in with a crew of scientists, ship’s clerk Ryder Kask works to uncover the growing mysteries surrounding their mission.
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.
Tales of the Vuduri: Year Four
Series: Tales of the Vuduri. Price: Free! Words: 166,040. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The fascinating 35th century world of Rome’s Revolution is calling to you. Tales of the Vuduri: Year Four consists of 370 entries containing scientific tidbits, unrevealed secrets and back stories and more. Often amusing but always thought-provoking, these detailed articles should provide some entertaining insights into this brave new and amazing world.
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
(3.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
Oblivion: The Day Everything Dies (Book 3)
Price: Free! Words: 24,140. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » 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 3.
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.
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 )
Проект «Ватикан»
Price: Free! Words: 93,790. Language: Russian. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Роботы решили построить свой Ватикан, чтобы в нем иметь своего Папу Но все оказалась не так просто, как они думали вначале…
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?
The Media Candidate – politics and power in 2048
Price: Free! Words: 83,760. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
In election year 2048, candidates are media celebs. Campaigns are game shows. TV networks have merged with political parties to run "quality" candidates. A Government agency assures everybody plays by the rules using an advanced neural network and robots as enforcers. A Nobel physicist discovers technology-driven fraud that even the media parties don't suspect—and ends up on a neural-net hit list.
Panspermia Deorum
Price: Free! Words: 111,310. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(2.00 from 1 review)
A world in chaos, caught in the pincer movement of corruption and anarchy. The time for tackling the causes was long gone, squandered by those elected for that very purpose. Procrastination, being paraded as a duty of care, had pushed the planet past the point of no return, or had it? A global threat of a different kind entered the fray. It should have been a unifying straw for humanity to clutch.
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.