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First Contact - Digital Science Fiction Anthology
Series: Digital Science Fiction Anthology Series One, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017 by Digital Fiction Publishing Corp.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
First Contact - Digital Science Fiction Anthology: Series One - Book One, is an anthology of ten original science fiction short stories from professional writers. We are pleased to present in this exciting anthology a rich range of compelling new stories from established authors.
Scars of the Union: Starlight Century Episode Five
Series: Starlight Century. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Those amongst the cauldron call him Ghost Slayer. Elijah claimed a bitter sweet victory, his body suffering from the degernative side effects of Black Xarconium. Despite his condition, the SBG moves foward with a plan to avert an all out Galactic war. The Terrace Centralists have seceeded from the Galactic Union and, leaving the Senate to broker a deal that forgoes military conflict.
Legacy of the Fallen: Starlight Century Episode Four
Series: Starlight Century. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Tension continues to build in the Galactic political climate until Logan accelerates his timeline, pushing Beta Xarconium into the limelight. Faced with an economically volatile turn of events, the Union Senate and the Ethereal Cauldron work behind the scenes to snuff out the Centralist movement before it grows out of control. Unbeknownst to the squids however, the good General has a plan.
Eyes of I'malar: Starlight Century Episode Three
Series: Starlight Century. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
While the well-laid plans of the Centralist movement go unnoticed, the cogs turn fervently toward secession from the GU. Elijah transitions from Full Blood to Ghost for hire, but he puts his training on hold when he receives a communication about missing shipments, not some clerical error, but ships vanishing from space entirely, as if something or someone had ripped them from the stars.
Spectrum
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
The human brain decodes only 0.0035% of the entire electromagnetic spectrum. A tiny fraction which our eyes recognise as 'visible light'. BioLuminary Enterprises conduct early clinical trials and breakthrough medical research for pharmaceutical companies. Pushing the boundaries of science, they have developed a controversial study and are actively seeking volunteers. As far as the eye can see.
Tree Hugger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tyree Campbell's "Tree Hugger" is a unique, extremely well written, scifi-styled tale. The story's main character is Pagan - an alien who has managed to stop for rest on Earth. She had been forced to flee from her home planet due to the destruction of her people. While the premise may begin as a familiar science fiction tale, it quickly morphs from there.
The Boy Who Loved Ocean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Timothy Kline and his parents have moved from Earth to Arquid, settlers along with a few other families. Timothy is the youngest in his class. Alone and friendless, he seeks solace at the seashore, where he finds a friend. But she’s not like other girls. She knows his thoughts before he does. And there’s something he has to learn about himself. She can teach him—if she lives long enough.
A Boy and His Dragonfly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Colin had to leave his dog behind when his family left Earth. Now they’re on Verte. He’s new, and has no friends. His older sister gets her choice of everything. He gets the smallest bedroom . . . but he gets first choice of companions!
Crisis, With Pterodactyls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Crisis, with Pterodactyls is a two-part steampunk story. In the first part, Cherry Gentry must go back in time from the year 2053, dressed as a man, to persuade the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to use a steam-powered printing press. There she meets a man who is willing to assist her—for a price! In the second part, Cherry and her companions find themselves among dinosaurs, with no idea how the
Time Machine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Thomas Niles is an impromptu inventor of a very Third Kind. Pushed to perform to exceed Human capacity for design, he works passionately for his construct, Helen. When his good buddy, Steve, shows up for children’s hour, these three conspire to make even the long-dead, too serious Lillian Hellman chuckle.