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The Final Flight of the Phaseship Lelantos: Anthology One, Parts 1-3
By Cory Mccoy
Price: Free! Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Parts one through three of the epic space opera, The Final Flight of the Phaseship Lelantos, now updated and in a single collection.
The Final Flight of the Phaseship Lelantos: Part 3
By Cory Mccoy
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Part 3 of the epic space opera
Rites Of Passage (2055)
By Danny H Jorgensen
Series: Still Light, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Our rites of passage define us, even for a posthuman like Zǔ. Now 13, he is to be released into the wider world for the first time, and undergo experiences that will scar him, and shape humanity’s destiny. This is the tale of how he came out of the shadows, and into the light. Also, flying robots, angelic visitation, virtual worlds, a bejewelled dragon, and a girl falling out of a tree.
Star Visions - Mother's Milk 1: Bloom (Short Story Series)
By Jessie Jasen
Price: Free! Words: 9,120. Language: American English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Mother’s Milk, the ghost of the starship Scorpio, tells the story of Commander Ku-uhala, an alien woman of the Hoola species famous for their five sexual organs and sober analytical faculties who finds intergalactic love with the most unlikely candidate - Commander Rikes, a human man from Earth. Length: ca. 7,900 words
Perihelion, Episode One: The Convolution
By John Pirillo
Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Three scientists open up a doorway to pocket universes for exploration, but also start what could be the beginning of the end for all life. The first of a six episode Serial Novel. 16 pages
The Gluon Amplifier
By F Hampton Carmine
You set the price! Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Greg Pattersen took a chance for the mere image of a distressed women in a thick fog. He donned a spacesuit and allowed a monstrosity of a franken-ship to collect him as it destroyed the beach and all around it. He had to find her, had to find the secrets behind the monster ship, and had to survive.
Awaken: Episode 1: Chaos
By José Ignacio Quiñones
Price: Free! Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Abruptly awakened from his dream. Joe quickly finds himself running for his life from an alien invasion. Shocked due to his apparent physical transformations, he embarks on a journey to understand his mutations. His first stop, the asylum.
Sympatico (2048-9)
By Danny H Jorgensen
Series: Still Light, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Even posthumans need a childhood. Zǔ is now 6, and will receive three great gifts. Each of these gifts will define a future spanning huindreds of years and billions of lives, and it all begins here. More importantly, this is the tale of a unique and lonely being finding their first true friend. Also, a completely new way of communicating, the rise of of true AI, and a friendly lady made of forests
Flashing It: A Tiny Collection of Tiny Stories
By Vivian Unger
Price: Free! Words: 13,690. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
An unusual audition that changes the course of Hollywood movie-making. An unusual cookbook. Boltzmann brains! And more in this brief collection of flash fiction, in which not everyone has bothered to put on a pair of briefs. (And some can't, because they have no bodies.)
Peripeteia (2041-2)
By Danny H Jorgensen
Series: Still Light, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
After revelation, there must be action, a new ending sealed and a new beginning forged. Feng, renowned humanitarian and murderer, is tired. After long decades, he has one last, great act of creation in him. This is the story of a genius’ greatest creation; of the first posthuman, and first true AI. Also, a glamorous party, the real meaning of jihad, and someone riding an elephant in a palanquin.
Imperfect
By David Adams
Series: Lacuna. Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
On Belthas IV, the great forge world in the inner sphere of Toralii space, thousands of constructs -- artificial slaves -- are manufactured every week. They are initially identical and indistinguishable from the other until each is implanted with a stock neural net. From that moment onward every construct is different. They all have one thing in common, though; all constructs are bound by rules.
Where are They?
By Raymond V. Martin
Price: Free! Words: 14,030. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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The phones ring and the whole world for Joanne turn upside down. The call is from the Pentagon urging her to a meeting of her fellow scientists about the impending near hit of the huge asteroid. She has a secret that will make all the hysteria of the asteroid seem to be very calm. Joanne will reveal to all of those at the meeting her discovery and will introduce it to the group.
Man - Machine: A Journey
By F Hampton Carmine
You set the price! Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Three short stories exploring man's journey with and towards the machine. “Life is But a Dream” explores human intelligence and soul in a machine. “More Machine Than Human” explores the move towards Cyborgs and beyond. “An Arm and a Leg” explores what a society will give up to survive.
Anagnorisis (2035)
By Danny H Jorgensen
Series: Still Light, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
All hearts must break, and so know new life. There comes a time when each person must grasp or reject their fate. This is that time for three very different people, tied by the bonds of time and power, face a decision. Something of each dies, and something new is born. Also, a millennia-long fight using ecosystems as weapons, serial killing for a higher cause and beans excreted by cats.
Pigmossium
By Chris Needs
You set the price! Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Greedy gangsters trap each other into a fatal showdown while MAMPA agents help Theropods escape from their flooded planet.
Repelatron Raceway
By Louis Shalako
Price: Free! Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Brett Harden, 21 years old and Formula E World Champion, is third in the Repelatron Racing series. He also sits third on the grid at the Las Vegas Grand Prix for anti-gravity, 'repelatron' cars. The series is heating up and drawing world-wide attention from race fans everywhere. Always in the back of his mind is the love of his life, Melanie. The time for some sort of decision is looming.
The Atrocity Exhibition (2026-2030)
By Danny H Jorgensen
Series: Still Light, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 12,550. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A year ago, the world was introduced to a weapon that perfected the abilities of the mind in communion with it. This is the tale of the atrocities that tore the world apart, and the hidden events that revealed them as the birth of the world’s first true artificial intelligence. Also, a virtual world like no other, a new generation of terrorists, two men watching a bird, and a moment of true peace.
The Coming Storm (2025)
By Danny H Jorgensen
Series: Still Light, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 10,180. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
History is the froth on the ocean, a series of small events telling of the movements in the depths below and skies above. This is the story of one such historical moment, in which a presentation is made, and a new technology unveiled to the world. These tactical computers will become the birth of true AI, as well as a world radically different from the one that preceded it, and it begins at this m
Naissance (2020)
By Danny H Jorgensen
Series: Still Light, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,520. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story of the day everything changed. A secret group called Abraxas has gathered the best of the world's talent on a remote island to create the foundation for the future, and it all hangs on the outcome of a single game. This is that day, and an intimation of things to come as Still Light extends into the 26st century. Also, Go-playing robots, secret organisations, and a giant mushroom
In Search of the God Particle
By William J. Benning
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Malachite Quills Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 1 review)
With the foundation of the Universal Alliance, the long-hidden Garmaurian archives of their research in the fundamental particle of the universe became available to Alliance scientists. The breath taking simplicity of Trionic Theory, with its ability to generate instantaneous universe-wide travel and communications, stunned the scientific community.