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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!
New Dawn
Price: Free! Words: 61,260. Language: British English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
A man is running for his life. An army is deployed to hunt him down. He has no right to be there. He has no right to live. He is not considered human. The year is 2058. The world's powers have been stabilised, the citizens of the newly formed super-states are safe, living in peace. But for those, born on the wrong side of The Wall, peace must be paid for, and the price is higher than ever befor
A Friday Fairytale
Price: Free! Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016 by P'kaboo Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Vonce there vas a villain so vile, the vegetation vilted vhere he put his vicked vorking boots. And a Hero so Huge, so Hunky and Heroic, his name could only be Hugo. And a dragon so dangerous and diluvian (ante-), you get the idea. And then there was Nadisda: A being of pure magic. And one day the vile villain asked her to create a curse. That's where it all went wrong...
Collective Intelligence
Price: Free! Words: 41,750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Insects swarm. Fish swarm. Birds swarm. Even mammals move in mass migrations of complex intelligence. Professor Jankowiak believes that he can access that intelligence in humans, using computer gaming, to solve problems that threaten mankind. His success is early and profound but the more he and his protege, Ryan, try to manage the course of their games, the more likely they will lose control.
The Bulge
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Two agents - one who is quite high and won't stop joking - discuss the CATS Gold Line streetcar alignment through inner east Charlotte. Another psecret psociety pshort pstory. Approx. 1200 words. A quick fun read that won't railroad you into a collision.
Strawberry Dreaming: Mariah's Prologue #4
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015 by Splashdown Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Mariah is exhausted at work and keeps nodding off, to dream of her uncle's once-lush garden. Her colleague Liam listens to her nostalgia and surprises both of them with his actions when the workday is done. Perhaps there's still magic in Belfast after all.
Brane Child
Price: Free! Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
The Brane Skip device may allow a spaceship to skip between layers of reality, bypass normal space, and avoid the universal speed limit—the speed of light. Lisa Chang, mission commander for its first crewed test, doesn't trust it. It seems like magic to her, and she doesn't believe in magic, not even after the ship skips to a fantasy version of Earth, complete with dragons, orcs, and wizards.
The Interview
Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(5.00 from 1 review)
‘You really want to do this?’ Tim asked his wife, Joanne. ‘I mean, what’s wrong with doing it the old fashion way so it’s more of a surprise. People have been making babies without clicking and dragging for thousands of years.’ What would you ask if you could meet your son before he was born? What would he ask you? Winner 'Highly Commended' in The Port Stephens Examiner Literature Awards 2013.
Share Everything
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
A pre-cyberpunk vignette about apps, privacy and one gallon of spoiled milk.
Seed Ship volumes 1 and 2
You set the price! Words: 26,010. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Citizens of the Universal Society live in a world Jumbled by the effects of Long-Hibernation. Sons and daughters easily become older than their parents as they travel throughout the Galaxy...Building new Planets as they go!
A is for Atom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Olivia knows the power of science and technology. As radiotherapist, she sees miraculous cures every single day. But an unexpected patient will put her resolve - and personal integrity - to the ultimate test.
The Prelude
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is the prelude to the RON series of stories. The Ron series is a group of stories where Ron is the main character. He lives in a housing development where all the houses are connected by an underground tunnel system and the heating and cooling ducts have viewing ports whereby Ron can look out into the houses of the residents…I hope you enjoy reading these stories...
The Stalker
Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
The Stalker is a short science fiction story that centers around John "Heart" Wolanski, a professional Starcraft player living abroad in South Korea. John encounters a strange glitch in the game that comes at the worst possible time in his professional gaming career. He must struggle against the glitch and his own personal demons, which are threatening to destroy him.
Unmanned Submarine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a short essay about a futuristic unmanned submarine vehicle (USV), similar to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that have been flying for years. While unmanned aircraft cover the area above the surface of the earth, in this story, unmanned submarines cover the area below the surface of the oceans.
Vic the Computer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a short fiction story about a secretary who is informed that the office is getting a word processor to replace her trusty typewriter.
Snow White and the Seven Digital Dwarfs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a fiction story of how the world’s largest computer company succeeded in the computer mainframe industry while other, smaller companies perished. It is a dry, technical treatise and is not recommended reading for the average word consumer.
The Crucible
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
This is a fiction story about a metallurgist who builds a foundry in Germany using leading-edge technology.
Flicking
Price: Free! Words: 79,820. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Pirating movies seemed like harmless fun, so why are people dying?
Cataclysm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
It looked like the Super Bowl could be the target of suspicious fugitives who had slipped into the country. It was a race to find them in time, a race that was lost with a cataclysmic outcome.
Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
He had taken a chance to be first in line to submit his request. If granted, he would finally obtain his freedom. He wondered when They had taken over. In had been so gradual that no one realized until They were in control. After a while, one simply stopped caring. They were here. They ruled. Bill swiped his IdentiCard, made his request and waited. His answer proved shocking!

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