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Press Any Key To Destroy The Earth
Series: Press Any Key, Book 2 ยท Antigravel. Price: $2.99 $1.02 USD. (66% off until Feb. 7, 2022!) Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Disaster movie 2012 meets Moon in this story of scientific advances. The Destroyer of Earth did not set out to be one. A perfect storm of catastrophes, a touch of hubris and a lot of human ingenuity, and you get yourself deeper than ever. The button has been pressed, the world is in ruins. Will humanity figure out how to survive?
What's Behind the Sun? A Science Fiction Tale of Hubris, Nemesis and Redemption
Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A different kind of Fantasy Science Fiction revealing a planet never before seen that exists in our same orbit, but 180 degrees opposite us. It is inhabited by humans like us, but are different because, unlike us, they have never submitted to the negative influence of the evil one. A renegade citizen from Eden is hell bent on destroying his home planet. At all costs, he has to be stopped!
The Lords Of Power
Price: Free! Words: 93,390. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Just an ordinary citizen. A working class guy with a wife, a couple of kids and a VA mortgage. An Army veteran, mixed race, part Anglo, part Lakota. Nothing to make him stand out either positively or negatively. Then, like a comet smacking into an unwary Earth, The Lords Of Power shattered his life. This little man didn't stay crushed. He rose Phoenix-like to fight back. Lethally.
Hubris
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Coming of age
A man hallucinates while climbing a forbidden trail in Hawaii known as Stairway to Heaven.
Uchiki
Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.25 from 4 reviews)
Ah, the healing power of love; what ever could go wrong, especially when greed is involved?
What a Way to Go.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,730. Language: British English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Michael Martin. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
2020: the Great Genetic Upheaval; all life, humans too,starts rapidly evolving. Bon viveur fiction writer Howard Hubris and his increasingly voluptuous wife Helga escape with vast undeclared wealth to a new palace on the rim of an extinct volcano in the unspoilt jungles of Faunama to write 12 articles on luxury for Lust for Life mag, but wildly evolving fate is out to humiliate and destroy him.
Self, Other, Community: Meditations on Social Order and Social Breakdown
Price: Free! Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
A collection of essays about the modern world's attack on human community in the pursuit of wealth and utopian social engineering schemes. The essays emphasize that we exist for the sake of community, which embodies love, not for the sake of wealth or power, which are means. Our spiritually diseased elites reverse the order, creating the mess we are in now.
Bold
Series: Venables' Poetical Meanderings. Price: Free! Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General
Bold is a collection of modern poetry that explores the human condition in its more shadowy forms, but it also offers hope and humor, all in good measure. The language is accessible, the forms are digestible, and the messages are comprehensible. It often takes a look from the outside, in.
From the Dark Side of Shadow
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The heart is capable of kindness but also of cruelty. How far are you willing to go to get what you want? Will you disregard any of your morals or scruples? Who will you destroy in your path? These short stories explore the darkness behind the genteel faces. Some may be watching from beyond the grave.
The Hunt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Decadence meets longing when a modern Circe meets up with her mortality, setting off a desperate hunt for self-assurance...and for meaning. Approximately 3,500 words.