Books tagged: dystopian short story

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Triple Monkeys : A Dystopian Post-Apocalyptic Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » Urban
Everything fell. People. States. Governments. Countries. A virus THEY made mutated beyond their control. Millions died. Millions more died of the vaccine they shot the population up with. Discontent and violence spread and infected the entire globe and brought civilization down. But some rode it out. Some stood firm when the jack-boots came calling and showed THEM who was boss.
The Lost Memory
Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the future... memories and thoughts are stored on devices strapped to our arms, freeing our minds from the need to remember. This seemed like the perfect kind of future for Jason. But when he encounters a figure who strikes a chord in the deepest recesses of his heart, he comes to the realization that he would give it all up in order to find his "Lost Memory".
The Hour of the Time
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Hobbes End Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is the most important day of Charlie's life...and he's running late!
Drawing Down the Stars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
On a dark, frozen world, light years away from Earth, the last remnants of humanity struggle to survive. With no light to heat their world, mankind must rely on Starfire dancers to draw the light from a distant star to warm their cities. Aewit is just such a dancer. She's loyal to her group, but when division among her people threatens to destroy everything she knows, which side will she choose?
Modus Operandi
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the future... people all over the world have been swept up in a new cult of happiness called The One True Way. A reporter tells of the harrowing assassination attempt on the cult's leader by a motley crew featuring a priest, a scientist, and a mystic. As the team infiltrates the cult's fortress, they'll each reveal their own perspective on the path to eternal happiness, their "Modus Operandi".
Don't Call Me Naomi - A Middle East Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
She's a housewife and mother like any other, except that she carries a gun for her government and is part of an elaborate border defense plan.
Cavanaugh's Cure
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A madman has destroyed the human race, leaving only a remnant alive to glorify him for until the end of time. Cavanaugh's Cure is the story of a boy becoming a man in the society which grew out of that destruction.
Once Upon a Gas Tank
Series: Petroleum Sunset, Episode 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
When their only family car is stolen, Ty and his kid brother Joel can't believe it when Pa buys a horse-n-buggy instead of another car. But Pa has decided to accept the reality of a world where fuel is getting scarce. “Once Upon a Gas Tank” is a short tale about two brothers in a world where progress is stuck in reverse.
Stories From Our Future: The Bird
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Melanie Green is a normal teenager with a gift. Living in a trailer park inside Prison Forest, she cares for her brother and sister as best she can without a job. When her boyfriend's brother stumbles in on her breaking the law, it quickly becomes an opportunity to use their skills to get them out of poverty.
A Friend of the Family
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,510. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a desolate future where practicing medicine is illegal, and Healers administer their own superstitious brand of healthcare, one doctor risks his life to treat the brother of a Healer.