Books tagged: best science fiction short stories

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Mesaerion: The Best Science Fiction Stories 1800-1849
Series: Best Short Stories 1800-1849, Book 5. Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 75,140. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Andrew Barger, award-winning author, editor and engineer, researched forgotten magazines of the early 19th century to find groundbreaking science fiction short stories in the English language. In doing so, he found possibly the first science fiction story by a female (and it is not from Mary Shelley). He located the first steampunk story and many others! Read the stories that started a genre.
The Man From GOD
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
The Galactic Empire had elected a new Emperor, Adam Smith from Earth - but nobody had ever heard of it. The Commander is sent to collect the new Emperor,learning the etiquette of Earth habits on the way from his cultural experts.But,sadly,the humans haven't received the messages sent in advance and things don't go as planned. A humorous look at galactic affairs by Eero Tarik with a twisted ending.
Androgyne
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
This futuristic short story is set in 2133,after the Greed,after the Collapse,after the Great Dying when the human population has been reduced to less than 500 million and women outnumber men 4 to 1. The only ones capable of reproducing are male androgynes,unique beings who have been modified over 3 generations.A love story set in a challenging time for humankind, with an uncertain future.
Gliese Utopia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
As Earth searched for planets, they came across one orbiting a sun they called Gliese. Messages were sent to Gliese, but unfortunately the recipients had no idea what the communications meant. Twenty year later the spaceship from Gliese appeared in orbit around Earth and began to rebroadcast the message they had received from Earth. W-H-Y-D-O-N-T-Y-O-U-F-U-C-K-I-N-G-H-E-L-P-U-S M-I-K-E
The Girl and the Collar
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Jenny was a normal sort of girl and confused about life and all it offered. At a weekend away in the country to get her head together, the room suddenly becomes bright and a creature appears. It throws her a pair of glasses and a silver band that changes her life and the destiny of humankind forever. Wearing the two items gives her amazing abilities, and an insight into the journey we must take.
Harvest Ship
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The massive spaceship appeared out of nowhere and soon descended to hover over the east coast.Whilst the academics and military considered a response the bountiful harvest commenced. But the visitors were honest traders and they gladly left a very generous gift for humankind, one that would speed development. Sadly, for humankind, they couldn't read the instructions.
Visitor from Reality
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Imagine...one day the sky opens up and a face appears. Imagine... the end is nigh and you cant do anything about it. Imagine... what happens when the visitor from reality calls.