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Something Other Than Human
Price: Free! Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
(3.00 from 1 review)
For millennia, the alien artifact had played its haunting music to a planet devoid of intelligent life. Now, four human explorers arrive, completely unaware of the risks they will face… This story is an introduction to the Silver Sands trilogy. Look for Book One (Captives of the Song) which is available on Smashwords.
Earth Inherited (a Short Tale of Planetary Plague & Astronomical Affliction)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
NOTHING SETS THE TONE FOR THE DAY LIKE LEARNING YOUR HOME PLANET HAS JUST CHANGED OWNERSHIP. Today is a day like any other on Earth. People wake and work. Minds plug into electronic devices. Then, the figurative bomb hits. Screens are ablaze, and radio is abuzz with a news flash like no other: Earth has been inherited. The planet has a new owner.
Earth 8: A Sci Fi Short
Price: Free! Words: 9,640. Language: Australian English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In an alternate world where memories are saved and played on Memorama, a man cannot escape the past. An encounter with Hitmonk at a sushi train gives him the keys to another life; to find his dead daughter in a parallel universe (Earth 8). For the second chance, he must kill his double in 24 hours.
A Cold Wind Blows (Ephialtes Short II)
Series: Ephialtes Shorts, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Cold Wind Blows is the second Ephialtes Short. It tells the story of a young girl whose dream job in the agricultural domes of Mars leads to the unearthing of some primal fears.
How Do You Define Me?
Price: Free! Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A dark world of the future, following Kie Hall, a bounty hunter known as 'The Cy-Killer'. Kie wakes up to find himself tied to a chair, in an unknown room, whilst on the case of a rogue Synthetic Android known as Doctor. Man and robot collide in this short story which asks the questions of what is life and how do you define it?
Chic to Freak (a Nerd Girl Revenge / Geek Transformation Story)
Series: Nerds Rule the School. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016 by Ardour Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
~ When are you at risk of being a real-life supervillain? When you accidentally discover your own power to transform your nemesis into a nerd—or when you choose to use your power a second time? ~ One geek girl's sweet revenge is a new nerd girl's salvation and leaves so much more than just a sour taste for a much deserving high school bully.
Nerdified
Series: Nerds Rule the School. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016 by Ardour Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(a Geekily Gratifying Nerdist / Geek Transformation Story) ~ Revenge isn't just sweet; it's utterly satisfying. ~ Patrice is a nerd. Patrice has an instant arch enemy. Her name is Becky Worthington, and she's not only the prettiest girl in school with a way of getting everything she wants, she's the most relentless bully that ever existed–and the inspiration for the ultimate revenge scheme.
A Life in Darkness: A World Shifters Story
Price: Free! Words: 31,930. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Darrius Alexander is sent to retrieve a girl and her mother, both of whom have been trapped in a world gone dark forever. This is his first assignment and he cannot fail. To fail would mean receiving the same punishment his old mentor and friend received. But should he succeed, he'll become a Shifter. His chosen life and freedom hang in the balance. Will he succeed?
A Face of Stone: From the Journals of Samantha Bloodworth (Walking on Mars Serial 10)
Series: Walking on Mars. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
While performing an imaging study of a mountain range on Antarctica, a bizarre photo is produced that looks like a face—and some believe it is alien in nature. A fanatic known as Trace Jones claims to have video footage of strange creatures coming from deep inside the mountain. Is it just a hoax—or is there really something there? Journalist Samantha "Sam" Bloodworth will find out.
Always Taking The Long Way
Price: Free! Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Always Taking The Long Way is a short story set in the High Frontier. Like cowboys of the west, the new men of the galactic frontier face many challenges and find many successes. Join Brek Ridgeline as he flees arrest by the Terran Rangers, defies a sinister crime lord, and finds his opportunity to finally settle down somewhere peaceful. (2nd Edition)