Books tagged: sf short story

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Forgive Men Their Trespasses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Nikki, a street kid in Denver is about to get into more trouble than he could possibly imagine. Talked into committing a crime, Nikki now finds himself about to be punished by the Grand Patriarchs, and their punishments are legendary. This story takes place in the same universe as Erwine's controversial novel, The Opium of the People.
Christmas Spirits
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
'Christmas Spirits' is an SF short story. Set in the near future it is about a Maori Tohunga, (wiseman) head of his family's unusual business, who has to take on the task of ridding a deep space cruiser of some unwanted guests. It's Christmas Eve and he hates travelling into space. He just wants to go home, but do those unwelcome guests?
The Forced Assassin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Tom Jackson finds himself in the middle of a plot to kill an alien ambassador. A man named Andy Rennick pushes a heavy-looking revolver across his desk to Tom. He wants Tom to use it during humanity's first contact with an alien species. Rennick is the commander of the orbiting space station on which this historic moment will occur. He knows every move that Tom could possibly make.