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Orchid Constellations
Series: The Selected Short Fiction of Douglas T. Vale, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 201,970. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An employee struggles against a tyrannical and stifling corporation. A mad young scientist builds a woman with more life and will than he intended. A sheriff seeks to escape an alien-infested colony world. These are just a few of the science fiction stories you'll find in this collection.
Palude Alligatore (Una Novelette Sci-Fi #4)
Series: STORIE SCI-FI, # 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,810. Language: Italian. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In questa seconda avventura, il commesso della Re-Life Associati James Cricket dovrà vedersela con un padre arrabbiato, una figlia che vuole andarsene, ed un pianeta popolato da strane e pericolose creature selvagge. E' una novelette Sci-Fi di circa 11.000 parole. Spero vi piaccia! * Questa novelette è contenuta in Raccolta di STORIE SCI-FI - Pack 1.
Research Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
David hadn’t been sure what kind of job he could get after college, but he definitely wasn’t expecting what he got. But Research Island, an experimental archipelago filled with gigantic robots, jetpacks, microwave weapons, mammoths, wind tunnels, and more fantastic creations, has never been what anybody expected.
Inner Workings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Mil-spec work was kind of a pain, but Winnifred Gurry was happy to take it on because it helped fund her research on her own pet project: a humanoid clank-bot to learn multiple tasks and serve as her shop assistant. She never expected a metal construct to be the catalyst for change in her work with military liaison Major Dewar - or for her assistant to be commandeered.
Socrates, Unafraid
Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Join a teacher in a virtual world contemplating a hopeless future, reaching out to find a way to make a better world. Flash fiction, under 1,000 words.
Bodies, Brains, People and Machines
Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Neuroscience
All human brains are similar but differences in development and surroundings make each one unique. They provide, memory,consciousness,thought,emotions and pleasure. Inbuilt tendencies partially modifiable by experience influence choice, values, morality, avarice, aggression and social activity. Our limitations make us dependent on computerized machines. To live well we must remain their masters.
Losing Human
Price: Free! Words: 16,170. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
When funding for Project Human is diminished, Dr. Heisler uploads his own awareness into a Mobile Robotic Construct.
Ghosts vs. Robots!
Series: One Of Books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Two types of creatures, neither quite human, fight each other over a series of years in a post-apocalyptic world. One group wants the whole planet at any costs. The other group, trying to get on with their lives, is forced to fight just to survive. Who will win -- the army with the overwhelming force or the army that keeps changing their tactics in each encounter. A truly unique sci-fi adventure
Le robot à fessées
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: French. Published: April 8, 2013 by La Ronde des Vivetières. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga
Violette, petite fille espiègle multiplie les bêtises. Son papa et sa maman ne savent plus comment gérer la situation. Les punitions n'ont plus aucun effet sur elle. Un jour, son papa propose une ultime idée : acheter un robot pour corriger la petite fille : un robot à fessées. "Le Robot à fessées" est une fable qui traite de l'éducation des enfants et de l'amour parental.
Man Sues Machine - Judicial First
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Man Sues Machine - Judicial First E. Desmond Buntzel has secured a place in judicial history as the only human (so far) to sue a machine – the Fairlight Weight Master – for personal damages. Mind you, he is not suing the inventor or the company that assembled it, he is suing the machine itself.