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The Strange Case Of The Helium Child by Andreapykett

The Strange Case Of The Helium Child

By Andreapykett

This is about as far-fetched as Science Fiction can get, so please bear with. I got given a helium balloon for my birthday, and I was playing with it when I had a crazy thought; "Imagine if a child was born and they were made of helium..." So obviously, being a writer, I had to turn it into a sho...

Short Story | Updated Jul 5, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: helium, child, birth, relationship, death, teenager, boy, girl, milo, lucy, boyfriend, girlfriend, children, normal, abnormal

The Sharris Curse

By The Old Grognard

Drink with the ship's engineer at your own risk. I greatly desire feedback. If I can make this better, tell me how.

Short Story | Updated Jul 5, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: sf, ai, space, travel, ftl

<No Name> by Phantomvir

By Phantomvir

It's about the first and last mission a private goes on. It's better if you read yourself honestly. It is in a third person omniscient sort of view. It might be graphic, I don't know.

Short Story | Updated Jul 5, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: science, fiction, space, short, third, person

Do Miracles Happen?? by Thumblina

Do Miracles Happen??

By Thumblina

This story is sci-fictional....its abt a boy who has brain tumur will he survive???

Short Story | Updated Jul 5, 2014 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 2
Tags: sci-fic, boy, cancer, brain, tumur, hope, faith, god, parents, family, prayers, miracles

Bird's Eye View by Charlesleemccabe

Bird's Eye View

By Charlesleemccabe

Arch needed some aerial footage shot for his local movie, but he didn't want to use the same footage everyone else had used. He figured out how to shoot his own footage, but what he ended up with changed his world.

Short Story | Updated Jul 4, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: hawk, footage, film, movie, aerial

ABORTION

By Qqqqqq

A woman wants abortion, but people from the future come back in time, to stop the woman from having an abortion as the child is needed for humanity.

Short Story | Updated Jul 4, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0

From Earth

By Alexander Martinez

A letter found in a barn house after the invasion of 2016. Writter unknown

Short Story | Updated Jul 3, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: science, fiction, creepy, invasion, undead, short, story

A Glimpse To The Future

By Storyhearts

This is for Austin Converse 's Contest. 1,228 words total. Have you ever wondered what would happen if World War III DID happen? Would someone take over? What if the dictator was YOU? Well, what if you have the chance to see a bit of the future, and found out that the world was awful because o...

Short Story | Updated Jul 2, 2014 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 3
Tags: science, fiction, future, dictator, shortstory, storyhearts, america, cora, glimpse, dreams

AI

By Abcdscifi

It was Tuesday, April seventh, 2020. Technology was slowed to the point where everything was pretty much the same as 2014. The only thing that really changed now was fashion, which just repeated itself from the decade before. Any real advancements in technology are hidden from everyone except the...

Short Story | Updated Jul 2, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: science, fiction, editorial, and, opinion

Marinia 7 Part 2 by Paul Butters

Marinia 7 Part 2

By Paul Butters

A science fiction story follow on...

Short Story | Updated Jun 28, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: science, fiction, space, exploration, discovery, heaven, afterlife, out, of, body, experience

Major Tom

By Smallerthangalaxies

A short story (slightly) based on "Space Oddity" by David Bowie...essentially I took the concept of an astronaut being alone in his spaceship and just made a story I guess. Sorta melancholic or whatever. Also, the spacing might be a bit too spaced out but uhh...don't have enough urge to actually ...

Short Story | Updated Jun 27, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: space, oddity, david, bowie, science, fiction, astronaut, nasa, ground, control, drama, death, melancholy, suicide, cancer

WORKDAY

By Christopher J Musatto

Stilton Smyth's job is to teleport around the universe and clean up space-debris. On a routine job he encounters a Frontier researcher who shouldn't be alive. Gregor has been adrift for over a year and has been disconnected from the rest of humanity. Oh yeah, Earth was destroyed hundred of yea...

Short Story | Updated Jun 26, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: science, fiction, cloning, teleportation, isolation, space, travel

2050:THE YEAR AMERICA SOLD ITS SOUL

By Tuxieone

By the year 2050 America has steadily declined in economic and military strength. Because of public demand for more and moreA glimpse into the near future_ free benefits, the government is force to take extreme measures to satisfy its citizens.

Short Story | Updated Jun 25, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: a, glimpse, into, the, near, future, the, future, of, progressive, government

Natural Behavior

By Lecram

A world where animals are in control of humans. This is a satirical short story I wrote as an English assignment. Enjoy.

Short Story | Updated Jun 25, 2014 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: science, fiction, life, animals, future, truth

Four Stages Of Nations

By Fadger

This is my first entry and my first chapter and my only one for this selection. I intend on writing many more pages, and submitting it for a writing contest, so I put the entry on here for honest criticism. I based it on a few small drawings I once saw online, so a few of the ideas, I admit, are ...

Short Story | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: light, naron, discord, norfolk, nebraska, soul, mates, human, satire, opening, not, actual, story, deaf, gay, asl, sign, language, angst, high


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