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Tycho Wept
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
There may be life on other worlds... Will we ever find it? Will we destroy it in the process of looking?
Specimen
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
While out for a walk, Carl encounters two aliens hunting for scientific subjects to study, and they think he's just what they're looking for. Naturally, Carl has some reservations, but he quickly becomes enmeshed in a series of mishaps and mistaken identities as he tries to avoid becoming the next "Specimen".
Strogs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Seb and Liz thought surviving the mutagenic plague wasn't so bad until the scientist Malcolm tried to make improvements. Now their colony is infested with slime mould and all they have left to eat are cane toads. So when Malcolm's apprentice says she can really fix things, the colony is divided.
Shen Ji and the Celestial
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
XX-XY Holdings is New Shanghai's largest producer of vat grown human flesh, strictly for off-world sale to the alien races known as the celestials. Shen Ji has her own reasons for joining XX-XY but makes a shocking discovery during a routine meeting. One of the celestials is human . . .
Initial Profit
Series: The Profit Logbook, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: American English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
The story of how Zack Mbele “acquired” the space freighter, "Profit".
The Decision
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of a naive young woman, dissatisfied with her life, that will make a decision that will change everything.
High Pressure Environment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
SciFi Short/Flash fiction. An unorthdox flight through the galaxy. A pilot experiences the wonder of the galaxy at high velocity.
Keepers of the Tallath
Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It has been over seven years since the passing of Darren Blake's grandfather, but a call from the executor of his will after Darren's twenty fifth birthday produces one final keepsake from Grandpa Donald. The box given to Darren looks plain enough, but leaves him with one burning question: what is inside?
Stars: The Anthology
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 186,930. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Janis Ian and 30 top science fiction writers team up to create an astonishing book of original short fiction. STARS is a huge anthology in both volume and talent. Each story, available only here, is based on a Janis Ian song that meant something special to the author, who then wrote the story expressly for STARS. creating a meld of jazz, prose and science fiction found nowhere else.
Violet Sky
Price: Free! Words: 23,300. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Death is only the beginning in this fast-paced, science fantasy novella. Caught in the fray of treachery and deceit, Dia Thorpe must unravel the mysteries of her past before her past unintentionally stabs her in the back. She is hurled into a peril fraught journey of incredible discoveries and evil twists. An interplanetary adventure to learn who she is, all the while avoiding the wrath of a God.