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Pinatubo II
Price: Free! Words: 93,640. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
On foreign contract in Africa, Vince the Calgary oilfield engineer finds his client wants a geoengineering design as the president of Niger campaigns on bringing back a Green Sahara. Driven by his daughter's future, he ignores the risk of being a drone target and takes on political negotiating. Expected to explain climate science to politicians, he becomes immersed in an intense new career.
Driven Offline
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: British English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Jerry is programming the new smartphone that will flood the market, but is it too clever? Will the technology influence emotions and drive public opinion? Hatred has gone global. It's time to choose sides.
A Simple Explanation for Our Politics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A satirical short story about a guy who gets to meet the architect behind the this year's election season. It's not who he expects.
Two Doors
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What you’re about to read will horrify you. I want it to horrify you. It horrifies me. I wrote it because I feel it’s important to point out where we’re headed—the terminus we’ll reach should certain trends continue. The Afterword is not fiction. It’s as least as horrifying as the story. I mean it sincerely. Please read it.
A Place in Heaven
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 72,950. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
After witnessing a horrible tragedy in which his beloved wife is killed, John Sanford, a veteran from the Gulf War, finds himself living in the streets of Austin, Texas as another homeless man. His fortuitous encounter with Julia Chavez, the manager of a downtown branch of the Bank of Austin, changes his entire life.
Badland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: American English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In this sequel from the previous short story (shattering), the government has mutated; hooking up on the despair and disseminating its dominance to the minds of the less-fortunate.
'The Election'
Price: Free! Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
‘The Election’ is the story of a cynical journalist covering the heinous events of the fourth annual United Corporate Election. This story is inspired by and dedicated to the late Dr. Hunter S. Thompson and his unique style of ‘Gonzo Journalism’.
FEMA Camp Parent Trap
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: American English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
As though ripped from today's headlines, Christian author Ilyan Kei Lavanway explores what might happen to American families if parents fail to recognize how government alphabet agencies might legally use school children as bait during false flag exercises or feigned emergencies to lure parents into internment camps under the guise of public safety. Implausible? Ask a 90-year-old Austrian.
Killing the Golem (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The golem was created to defeat the skinheads. But when it is summoned against an innocent preacher, Armando realizes it must be destroyed. A short story. (~7000 words. Also available within the short story collection "The Wrong Sort of Stories.")
Lead Greece Well Or Die Horribly
Series: The God Complex Universe. Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Vatos has a job to do, and that job is relatively simple. He just has to keep the Prime Minister alive. But what can he do when the very system of the government is killing every Prime Minister who fails, one after another?
Les porte-parole
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: French. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / French, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Quand deux formations politiques rivales font écrire leurs discours par le même ordinateur.
Chronicle 2023
Series: Chronicle. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,920. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A humourous suggestion, leads to a gruesome discovery. In this tenth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker investigates the patterns of a serial killer. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change.
Men Who Wear Nail Polish – The Equality Revolution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
This short ten minute play by prolific writer, Eero Tarik, looks at the perceptions we have in regard to gender stereotyping. Should men wear nail polish in the 21st century? And if not, why not? A good laugh on the way to work...
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...
My Black Jesus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,510. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The war for America’s soul is over. The right-wing has triumphed, their system unchallenged until a black man arrives saying he’s Jesus Christ come down to establish his kingdom. Right-wing America, this Jesus says, is the prophesied world of the Antichrist, and is Jesus who he says he is or is he just another whack-job messiah? Welcome to the Joseph R. McCarthy Memorial Prison Camp.
The Journey - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 16,220. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Mourning the death of his father and tormented by the politics of the land, Shami realizes that he will do what needs to be done: for the sake of his future and that of his family's. Driven into poverty and an uncertain future in his childhood, he daringly enters a world of political activism. He could face the wrath of the state security police. The enemy is powerful and serve their own justice.
Melvin the Protester (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
It's love at first sight when Melvin sees an attractive protester, a black-and-white keffiyeh wrapped around her neck; and the next moment he finds himself in the midst of the protest, speaking some sort of truth to some sort of power, all thought of gainful employment cast aside in favor of a life of unending agitation against the current moment's outrage.
The Honor Code on Trial (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Jeffrey, a BYU graduate student, is sent to deliver a blunt message from BYU to the Northeast Accreditation Commission, where he is introduced to the bizarre world of progressive academia with its fixation about privilege and its perpetual outrage over perceived offenses. One thing is clear: Everyone has a religion, and those who claim they don't are often among the fiercest of zealots.
War in a Golf Cart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
War in a Golf Cart is a collection of four novellas that deals with the world we live in, like it or not. The themes covered are War, both large ones and small ones, reckless political ambition mixed with the usual self-serving rationalizations, youth trying to find its way in an unemployed world, and the demon that never dies known as substance abuse.
Stare Decisis (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A mutated kitten, magical dust, and a machete: What better way to explain how same-sex marriage has been beating common sense in the courtroom. Includes bonus story: "The Statue of Liberty Orders a Burger (and gets something completely different)" Short satire. (~2100 words. Also available within the short story collection "The Wrong Sort of Stories.")