Books tagged: dystopian short story

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Sand Creek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Isabel Warren yearned to escape her gilded prison. The bars were gold and her every creature comfort was provided, but she wanted more: she dreamed of Sand Creek, where she could fly, breathe the cold air, and die free. But the monsters -human and inhuman- wouldn't let her go. They liked her right where she was and would stick at nothing -including murder- to keep her in her safe, metal ring.
Revolution's Reign
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A century after the American Colonies failed their revolution, Henry Wilson and his fellow compatriots still fight with hopes of freeing their nation from Britain's iron grip. They find an opportunity when they come across a disgraced British Soldier who goes by the name of Ulysses S. Grant.
Fire Eyes
Series: We, The Watched, short story tie-in ยท Short Stories by Adam Bender. Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
For years, underground street artist Ignatius has dodged surveillance cameras to spray-paint a dissident symbol: a dark visage with fiery eyes. Dissatisfied with his impact on the totalitarian country he calls home, Iggy sets his sights on tagging the most important government building in the nation. But will the soldiers of the Guard let him get away with it?
Pandora's Casket
Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Twelve Players Twelve Cells One Doctor One Winner A story... and other scribblings
Mother Mala's Kitchen
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Noctua is not free. Choices are few, and precious. Lili has been raised in the warmth of her grandmother’s kitchen. But ever since the Comandante closed the city when Lili was small, Grandmama has been fomenting revolution inside the safety of these walls. And the freedom sought in Mother Mala’s kitchen is not without cost. Today the price will be paid.
The Ivory Tower
Price: Free! Words: 25,340. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Kirstin Pulioff. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a protection camp where everything is regulated, afternoon escapades are the only thing keeping Simone sane. When an impromptu game with her best friend takes them further into the forest and uncovers the ivory tower, all their thoughts of protection and rules are shattered. With the tower’s history of danger and death, Simone has to decide how much she is willing to risk to find out the truth.
Two Weird Tales of the Dystopian Present and Future
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
"Two Weird Tales of the Dystopian Present and Future" is a two-story bundle of approximately 6,600 words – two prescient short stories that treat of what is and what may be. Both scenarios will likely come to pass, and neither will be very pleasant. So be warned . . . be prepared . . . and watch.
Seed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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In a future devoid of beauty, where people live and labor in squalid equality, a seed of hope is uncovered. A woman with a secret in a time where secrets mean death, brings life to a dying society.
Clean Slate Complex (a daynight story)
Price: Free! Words: 24,140. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Full of action, humor, romance, twists and turns, clean slate complex is a companion story to the highly-praised dystopian novel, daynight. It can be enjoyed before or after reading daynight. Meet Alexa Knight. Feisty, tough and currently homeless in Los Angeles, Alexa agrees to help non-profit group The Second Chance Institute in return for medical care for her sick mother. But there's a catch..
The Insanity of Zero
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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When an unforeseen event brings about the end of the world, a powerful artificial intelligence is born.