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Sanal Zaman Makinesi
You set the price! Words: 18,190. Language: Turkish. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Imaginary Time Machine
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.
Prometheus
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 )
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.
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!
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.
Diane, Bootstrap
Price: Free! Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
Diane is the guardian of the vessel E.S. Horizon, but things are not quite as they should be. There is a two century gap in her memory, her space suite seems to be optional and everyone is looking at her strangely. But she has a job to do, and she will do it no matter what.
Dekker's Dozen: A Waxing Arbolean Moon
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Spanning the planting of the Circle of Seven to the day Dekker Knight meets Vesuvius Briggs, A Waxing Arbolean Moon is an origins/prequel that fills in all gaps in the fractured timeline of Dekker’s Dozen: The Last Watchmen and functions as either Prologue or Epilogue depending on how you choose to look at it. Say yes to steampunk time-travel, King Solomon vs Asmodeus, and aliens in Akkadia/Egypt.

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