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The Delphine: A Last Ark novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,240. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2019 by Skye Run. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
While beginning hundreds of years after Diaspora, it is the direct sequel, and it takes the story to places and times throughout the first book. ...and it raises the question of "Did things really have to happen the way they did?" Delphine sets up the existence of a number of characters in the Last Ark Universe
Out of Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,570. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A chase through time as two men’s lives become inextricably linked when their time lines get entangled.
The Constant Tourist | Part 2
Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Welcome to another reality, where skyscrapers ascend the clouds and humanoid hybrids walk the streets with everyday people. In this mind bending exploration of time, identity and self-worth, we will attempt to decipher what lies at the core of our humanity, all the while being lead along by a mysterious man in a black suit and red tie...
Step Change Principle
Series: Epic Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
(5.00 from 1 review)
…Think you’ve had hard interviews? Try time traveler in this multi-dimensional tale…
The Switch
Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A story within a story. This melancholy tale explores ideas regarding family and love, while testing the boundaries for what can be considered fiction and non-fiction. An action-packed short story with a shocking twist ending. Readers will be left to fill in the blanks, wondering what was real, and what wasn't.
Paradox
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,860. Language: American English. Published: June 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Jonathan Messer created a universe with the flip of a 67¢ Radio Shack switch. The moment he activated his latest invention, his life unexpectedly changed.
Fermi's Paradox
Price: Free! Words: 400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018 by John Northern. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
Fermi's paradox is based on the argument that there are possibly 40 million to 80 million planets in our Galaxy which could be inhabited by high tech civilizations. The paradox is in the form of a question: if there are this many high tech civilizations, why haven't they contacted us? The answer is found in this essay.
Parallel Feelings
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
John Spencer, an ordinary man who struggles to get by. He hates his job, loves hanging out at the bar with his friends, and isn’t very lucky with love stories. All that changes when a mysterious man who presumably comes from the future warns him that the world is about to be destroyed by an imminent nuclear war. For that reason, he offers John the possibility to travel to the future.
Poems & Prose of Atonement
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
In this companion to The Diary of Atonement, the poems and prose present as assorted language games bespeaking the The Diary thesis that identity is a paradox, as two-faced, including as good and evil. I invite you to find the book provocative, inviting your criticism, as a mind-challenging exercise in thinking for yourself, and especially about yourself. And why not?
Diary of Atonement: The case for good and evil
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This is a work on identity that challenges the mind to think for itself. To say of an identity that “it is itself” says not that an identity is a oneness (so tradition) but that it is two-faced–a paradox. I invite you to find the book provocative, inviting your criticism, as a mind-challenging exercise in thinking for yourself. And why not?