Books tagged: scifi short story

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Ever After
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Ever After, two mysterious women convey the same Cinderella story to Giambattista Basile in 1594 and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in 1811. How cultures change and retell this story over time reveals humanity’s soul to those who listen.
Two Idiots From Earth: A Classic Science Fiction Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A government official on a planet currently at war with earth, finds two supposed spies at a bar and suspects they are Terran agents. They are pretty ‘dense’ and after grilling them for a period of time, he follows up on a couple of tips they give him and their supposedly real reason for being on the planet. However, things change suddenly for the official and his planet as the situation heats up.
Weather Modification Sucks: A Classic Science Fiction Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A man with a restaurant on top of a hill worries about what will happen when local officials try to control the weather. He finds out much sooner than expected.
The Misshapen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
At the beginning of the end of time, she was there... One of acclaimed author Nicholas Ponticello's earliest works, The Misshapen originally appeared online in 2006, one of two short stories describing the dark relationship between humans and the world they've created. Nearly a decade later—and for the first time in e-book format—this revised edition offers readers a rare glimpse into the future.
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?
See the Worlds (Ephialtes Short I)
Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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In 2241, a young soldier trapped in a besieged garrison on Mars reflects on the events that brought him there. An Ephialtes Shorts story.
Awake: Newberg
Series: Awake, Episode V. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
For Timothy Stone waking up in a renewed world was anything but a dream come true. Trapped in a nightmare and feeling responsible for not only his family but also for the entire sleeping town of Hillsboro, Tim sets out with his friends the Bjorge's and Derrick in the hope of finding help in the neighboring town of Newberg to the south. Will he finally find what he is searching for?
Awake: The Undesirables
Series: Awake, Episode IV. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In the dark, things become clearer. While facing his greatest fear, Timothy Stone learns how the Government's plan to eliminate the Undesirables was foiled. In addition, he discovers the shocking truth about someone very close to him. Find out the answers in this fourth episode of the AWAKE series by award winning author, James M. McCracken.
The Glass House
You set the price! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Coalition of Outlying Worlds has been smashed to pieces in a war that never made sense, and the World Union reigns supreme from their seat of power on Earth. The Union will brook no criticism, but men like Stian are driven, beholden by something deep inside themselves to fight for a memory, for a time when people were free to do as they pleased. And he's far from the only one...
Awake: Lights Out
Series: Awake, Episode III. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Waking up to find a renewed world, Timothy Stone's distrust of the government is put to the test. After all, this is one promise they made that actually came true. However, the more he searches for answers on how to wake the rest of the town, the more he is finding it hard to know whom he can trust...including himself.