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The Galaxy's Driving Force. Science Fiction Weekly Short Story #3
Series: Science Fiction Weekly, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018 by Maldek House. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Aligvel had been moving planets for as long as he could remember. But then the Galactic Council decided that he's the alien for the job of moving something much larger. They want him to move the entire galaxy. But Aligvel has no idea how it could be possible. It takes the human race to come up with the answer. But will the sacrifice be too great? A short, hard SF story of about 6000 words.
Coping with Terminal Stillness - Poems, Short Stories, and Other Broken Things
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The third collection of poetry, short stories and essays, from Justin P Lambert, a freelance writer, author and poet living in North Carolina. This book is guaranteed to make you happier, healthier and smarter. It will cure balding, broken hearts and the mange. It will likely result in world peace, assuming word spreads far enough. It's not so much a book as it is an experience.
Class-M Exile
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,770. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Grey Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Eerl was one of a billion tourists on Bay-zar. He expected to shop for rare Earth artifacts, but not even his background in Human Studies could prepare him for a military beefcake with a grudge, a wartime conspiracy, a galaxy full of prejudice, and at the center of it all, a young human in search of the truth. Her search for her past take them across the stars as they uncover the fear in us all.
Parallel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In other universes I have fallen silent. In our own I hear of nations quarantined as the disease sweeps the planet. If it is not stopped I may be the only survivor. There are those who don't want it stopped. They may kill me, but they work without a full understanding of my greatest strength. I am never alone.
The Mechanical Ogre
Price: Free! Words: 17,130. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In Bologna, the future heart of railway communications on the Eurasian continent, a city continually changing, submerged in toxic fumes and light pollution, Amanda becomes involved in a series of brutal murders. Thanks to her gift for navigating the net, she is called upon by iRobots to solve the case. But why would the largest robot company in the world be interested in catching a murderer?
Hunter's Moon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
An unexpected complication arises on the moon's first colony, making the residents wonder if some legends regarding the moon might be rooted in fact.
A Meeting of Minds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Inside a research vessel on the edge of space, shadows move, walls shift, and the crew discovers there are more serious things to worry about than bonus checks.
Making Sense of Jacob Klaus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In possession of hope, a young man sets out across the ice of the Arctic to search for an alternate existence, one different from the cold, underground darkness of his home.
Tea for Two, Justice for All
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: American English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What is life? By what traits and attributes is one thing defined as living, and another not? CCD-08, who prefers to think of herself as "Bo", muses on the subject as the civil war for robot independence rages on outside her bakery doors. She wages her own personal fight inside, trying to bring robots and humans together on either side of a table.
Muzik Chronicles: Exchange
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Book 3 of the Uxel Herum Saga Unsure of how she feels being thrown back into her old life, Uxel finds herself in the thick of black market trading on the planet Zink. While trying to gather information about Imperium invasion plans she is thrown into a rather interesting situation. One that could make her money than she ever dreamed... This YA scifi novelette is approx. 10,500 words.