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Sessions - From "Short Cuts", a short story collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the near future, virtual images of ourselves can be stored, and death is not always the end of an relation. Lars’s deceased wife is stuck in an afterlife he and she never expected – but can he let her go? _____________________________________________________________ Erik Boman is a writer from Oxford. He is the author of "Short Cuts" and was awarded with the A.M. Heath literary prize in 2011.
Dark Matters: Absences
Series: Dark Matters. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
DARK MATTERS: ABSENCES heralds impending apocalypse! In these two stories, glimpse a world in which one little thing – or billions of them – has gone away and changed us all forever. And see how the pain that is unleashed by a dying world is as nothing next to that which we inflict upon ourselves. These are stories that step out from the light, where only the dark matters...
Ground Zero: Prequel to Numbered Series
Price: Free! Words: 13,420. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
“Maybe, when I’m qualified, I’ll be in a better position to change the system.” Living their prescriptive lives in City 01, Aurelia and her best friend Marnee are learning how to be the best Med students they could possibly be, but it’s a journey that will test their strength, judgement and morals in a world that, as they grow older, seems increasingly unfair.
Literature Companion: Childhood's End
Series: A Quick Guide ยท Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
According to Clarke, the idea of writing this novel originated from a short story called “Guardian Angel” which was published in 1946.
New Housing Starts Increase For Twenty-Second Consecutive Year
Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A 1500 word short story. When more new houses are built than the year before, we call that a good thing. But for Daniel, Rosetta, and little Iris --and many others-- it has become not just a bad thing, but an intolerable oppression.
Testing Pressure
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A dystopic look at the future, where testing is not only mandatory—it’s deadly! Part of the forthcoming “Breach of Reality: Volume 1” collection. Bonus material included! Read a sample chapter of the newly released “UnAlive” Novel!
Junk Bot Wizard
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Eric lived his life on a garbage world, a heaping mound orbiting a solar body so close the heat tore through its core and turned weak scraps to cinders. His dwelling protected him and Eric built bots to do outdoor chores and scavenge for supplies. An early morning, one of his drones returned with a toy that managed to survive the fires of his world. Buried inside was a love not forgotten.
Morning One
Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: American English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
Morning One is a very short story of a typical day in the near and somewhat dystopian future.
Devolution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Derek 100771 lives in where the Earth cannot support it population. Human interaction is controlled by computers; sex is virtual. But Derek is a rebel. He is willing to take risks for human contact. In Derek’s time disease and unexpected death have been eradicated; until an accident occurs that changes everything!
The Factory
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
How every day ends in a large factory located in a vast dystopian industrial sector.
The Icarus Curse: Part II
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Continue with Shiloh on her journey in this second instalment. Shiloh Reed carries the burden of mankind on her shoulders – literally. Having inherited her father’s notorious legacy in this dystopian world, Shiloh realises that she holds the only blueprints in existence that could potentially save the planet from the brink of extinction.
After... Chapter 2: The End Of The Beginning Of The End
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Second chapter in the "After..." post apocalyptic series. Follows several people on the day the bombs dropped.
Doppelgänger’s Curse
Price: Free! Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A woman stalked by her double. A detective in over his head. In a city where the cops are on a mobster’s payroll, private investigator Charlie Madison stands in the gap. When a wealthy young socialite asks him to help her catch a threatening stalker, he takes the case. But things aren’t what they seem, and Madison has to act fast before he’s framed for murder. Novelette - Crime Noir / SciFi
Tara
Series: Keepers of the Flame: Origins, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In this prequel to BRIGHID'S FLAME (Keepers of the Flame #3), a young Tara and Stephen lead a group of students through a war-torn New York City to make a new life in Central Park, which brings with it a whole new set of problems.
Newlander - Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Part Two of the Dystopian Fiction Series, Newlander. John decides to 'play the game' their way, and for the time being on The Island of Stability, accepts Janet and System-One's control over his everyday life. Still reeling from his loss, he tries to piece together his identity and tries to find out how he got to the island in the first place, A clandestine encounter with an unknown man...
Accidental Warrior
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Told through a sensorial book (the e-book of the future) this is the story Lara, born to be a scientist but completely unaware of having been genetically engineered to fight: she has been "sentenced to life". Read it free with Change of State First Phase.
Angels Versus Virgins
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A young man with a mission: to get himself killed, to subvert the established order in the name of the one true faith. What can come between him and the virgins he has been promised, if not the Angels in his heart? Dark humour lightens this tale of teenage longing taken to the extreme.
Best Of You
Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by AEC Stellar Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A megalomaniac 13-yr old is ready to usher humanity into its next phase in history. His first step will be eliminating his future competition. A short story.
The Voice Inside My Head
Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
As the darkness of a dystopian night creeps in around you, you hear a mysterious voice, calling out to you. Could it be? Could it really be?
I Pledge Allegiance
Price: Free! Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A short story, about 6100 words. Keshawn Bolling lives in a future of total government control. His religion, his education, even the length of his hair are dictated to him, Worse, his own father is one of the enforcers. He wants out; rumor says there is freedom to be had in the orbital habitats. But getting there won't be easy, and freedom is a slippery thing to define...