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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 3 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.
The Gantry
Price: Free! Words: 88,270. Language: British English. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Ian joins the crew of The Gantry freighting cargo to the stars. A world of solitude, where space and religious extremism try to kill him at every turn. Where human contact is scarce and advantage must be taken at each encounter. Where decades go by in hibernation and time is meaningless. Where medical advances strip the years from Ian, giving him a glimpse of immortality.
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.
DoooD
Price: Free! Words: 12,910. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Sci-fi on AI - Artificial Inteligence All started with the two drones coming from nowhere, that threatened and subdued the two reckless drivers who were racing on I71 freeway. The CIA was baffled over the many mysterious incidents happening throughout USA. Take it from there. It is a fabulous short read for those interested in Scifi.
The Dream
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
After surviving a near fatal accident, a man starts getting a recurring dream of a terrorist attack on New York City using a nuclear weapon. He believes it's a premonition of an attack that will happen soon.
Arse & All - Charlie's Last Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
If you had a convenient, undetectable way to smuggle anything at all, how would you use it? Charlie will tell you. It will be dangerous.
Brittany And Dustin Depart This Earth
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: American English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of about 1500 words. Brittany and Dustin have had a long, happy marriage and now it's time to retire. They're headed for Little Heaven, an orbital habitat where elders can enjoy low-gravity living. Dustin, however, wanted to live out his days on Earth. He's going just to please Brittany -- which is a recipe for disaster unless he can find a way to be happy in Little Heaven!
Starship Chief
Series: Talents Universe, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 40,080. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A prequel to the entire Talent Universe series best read before The Master’s Talent. Set many years before first contact with Earth, three Karnd teenagers are on the way station starship to retrieve a valuable hidden artefact on a planet that’s never been contacted. But how many of the crew are really criminals, the next generation from the people that stole the artefact? Version 3 (December 2017)
Hunted
Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The second of the Land Taking Records of Palsenz, Hunted is a gripping tale set on an alien planet, where not only are the lives of the three survivors from the Argoss mission in jeopardy, but the entire future of humanity in that section of space hangs in the balance.