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The World of the Unknowns: The Discovery.
Series: The World of the Unknowns, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 40,480. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
That shed-like building on the school grounds was not there yesterday. As the three children were about to enter, they have no idea that it serves as a portal into the World of the Unknowns. A place of amazing powers and dark secrets held by children. A place that could never exist anywhere on Earth, from which no one has ever returned.
A Fish In The Mirror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
What would you say if someone asked you why the world was worth saving? What if you didn’t really care? This is the problem that young Horatio is facing when a visit to his local aquarium goes in an unexpected direction. Inspired by a Chinese legend, “A Fish in the Mirror” is a humorous yet thoughtful exploration of human nature through scenes of everyday banality and of not-so-everyday crisis.
The End of the Line
Series: Epic Fail, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 21,300. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00)
Escaping from one prison only to find themselves inside another, where machines run wild, the sun doesn't know how to set, and time itself is running out, the chosen ones find themselves without a clue. All they have is an old battered book that re-writes itself daily and advises them to "follow the path", but what they find at the end of the line is both more and less than they ever expected.
Elbies - part 1
Price: Free! Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Aliens have arrived, and they're going to kill most of us - but it's for our own good. (First 2 months of Robbie Taylor's 250 Word Project)
TwentySix
Price: Free! Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50)
A collection of 26 short stories by Shane Rynhart, previously published weekly on his blog. Includes stories of love, hate, death, life, friendship, revenge, religion and jam sandwiches.
Een gift van de schemerjaren
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: Dutch. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
De bevolking van de planeet Tertia Trega leeft al duizend jaar in vrede, maar met het vertrek van de jongere generaties naar nieuwe uitdagingen in de ruimte, kabbelt de maatschappij naar een roemloos uitdoven. Een bloedige moord, de eerste in al die tijd, schrikt de bevolking van Meerzicht op. Kent Tertia Trega toch inheems leven gevaarlijk voor de mens, of is er meer aan de hand?
Utopia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The world is wrong. Lies and deception cloud our vision. Life, restricted to a dome no larger than the New York we once knew, is empty. It began so long ago, when a nuclear war destroyed our world. Masked by fear, our leaders trapped the survivors in a city under the dome. There, life is perfect. But it is a lie. The outside world has rehabilitated. Yet the borders are still closed.
The Role of Productivity in Community Success: The Jesuit-Guaraní Cultural Confluence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / comparative
This historical essay, drawn from the deepest jungles of Uruguay in South America, examines the creation of a flourishing culture and economy that lasted for almost two centuries. It explores the guided development of a virtuous web of social and economic controls that mixed the philosophy of Catholic Jesuits with the traditions of the native Guaraní peoples. Suggests application to our times.
Autômato
Price: Free! Words: 12,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Uma máquina, um viajante, com muito tempo, longe de casa. Ele tem alguns retratos e algumas folhas de papel, seus pertences pessoais, seu tesouro. Por que não dar uma espiada em seu tesouro, seja meu convidado. Eu acho que ele está meio avariado. Você consegue imaginar o que ele faz o dia todo? Tão quieto, tão escuro, isso é o universo. Quanto assustador isso é. O universo desafia a vida.
Automaton
Price: Free! Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A machine, a traveler, with so much time, far away from home. He has some pictures and some sheets of paper, his personal belongings, his treasure. Why not take a peek at his treasure, be my guess. I think he is broken in some way, can you see this too? Can you figure out what he does all day long? So quiet, so dark, this is universe. How scare it is. The universe challenges life.