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Tantalus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
In the aftermath of a nasty fight after being jumped by four youths, faced with a mother desperate to get rid of the son she's ashamed of, Kyle is forced to leave home to take up an apprenticeship he doesn't want and can't wait to be finished with. On another planet. Upon arrival, though, a nasty surprise awaits...
And Silent Were The Stars - Part 2: The Awakening
Series: And Silent Were The Stars. Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
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After receiving a distress signal from the mining colony a sole survivor is brought back to the ship. The atmosphere aboard Syracusae gets more tense with every passing moment as crew members start to go missing.
And Silent Were The Stars - Part 1: The Survivor
Series: And Silent Were The Stars. Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
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After receiving a distress signal from the mining colony a sole survivor is brought back to the ship. The atmosphere aboard Syracusae gets more tense with every passing moment as crew members start to go missing.
Desert Rangers
Price: Free! Words: 9,230. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Gabriel had been an Echusian Desert Ranger last season, and now he was responsible for a purchase that ended up falling short by 15,000 plants. To someone that didn't know him, it could look like a scam. He could be charged with capitalism, one of the few capital crimes in the Confederacy.
King of Mars
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Eve started to laugh. She was standing in her home of the past decade, an airship that might as well be dead. The only way she could get it functional again was to make it back to the colony, across sand-pits that could swallow her whole, and then get the neural processor back from Tadeusz before it starved to death.
Homesick at Space Camp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
The planet Zaffre is known for two things: blue sand deserts and the fact it's number one in robots mechanics and AI software development. Eastyn Ptolemy, a human worker from Earth, patrols Zaffre's main loading docks during his night shifts. Ever since coming to Zaffre with his sister, Genna, his life has been easier—but also far too quiet...
Desert Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Kynn arrives on Penal Colony 37 to write a report about conditions at the prison and in the small surrounding town. The trip comes with the added bonus of seeing his sister, Mireille, who is stationed there. But when two inmates escape the prison and take Mireille with them, fleeing to the unexplored territory outside town, Kynn refuses to just sit around and wait for news...
Finding Sanctuary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The colonists of The Promise think they've found a home. But is this seemingly perfect world where they'll find Sanctuary? A bit of scifi, a slice of horror; add in alien spiders - how can you go wrong? Don’t resist your impulses – buy “Finding Sanctuary.” “Finding Sanctuary is a speculative fiction short story, and is also in "More, And Yet Still Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND."
The Fires of Shalsha
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,740. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Centuries after the death of Earth, an ancient evil stirs on the colony world of Eridan. Six killing machines emerge from the northern barrens to annihilate an isolated community. The one clue to the motive behind the killings is locked within the shattered mind of the only survivor. Jerre Amadan begins a journey of inner transformation and confronts a long-forgotten terror, THE FIRES OF SHALSHA.
Dormant Watcher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,720. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On a new world, Tony Retallick's desperately searching for his missing wife. His own symbiont is withdrawn and confused. He's worried hers has died and she's lost and confused. His search drags him into the local underworld. Retallick might have to make more compromises than ever. Includes the stories "The Last Blue Butterfly" and "Push Rooms".