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Ten Thousand Years In The Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Escaping a nuclear holocaust, two scientists travel somewhere into the future through an experimental time portal developed to deliver bombs to their targets. They arrive in an idyllic landscape, until they encounter a major roadblock to survival that neither has ever encountered before.
Saint Vladnitz
Price: Free! Words: 16,520. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Humanity is imprisoned within a solar system running out of resources. Divine intervention is needed. Instead, Captain Vladnitz and his crew limp onto the scene in their battered spaceship, Arkhangel. In search of enough asteroid metals to make the next loan payment, they instead make a discovery that changes everything, if the ship and its crew can stay in one piece.
Time Travel Police Corruption
Price: Free! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Detective Aileen Buckman has just uncovered a terrible secret, about corruption among her superiors in the Time Travel Police Department. How will she expose this diabolical plot without getting...erased...by the corrupt leader of the TTPD and his ruthless mob confidant?
Ahead Of The Galaxy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A story about an astronaut with N.A.S.A. who believes he's lost everything, before his career puts him in a position to learn his biggest lesson in life in order to find what he had lost, in a completely different world. A story where the impossible becomes possible, and the meaning of life becomes clear.
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: $2.99 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: $2.99 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?
Lost in An Empty Skull
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: American English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
If you were a fan of the old Twilight Zone television series...you will love my new short story LOST IN AN EMPTY SKULL It's a mysterious account of the strange disappearance of one Ambrose Bierce in the Mexican desert, with a twist at the end you won't see coming...just like the old series...