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December 31, 1969

Reads: 8879

Comments: 89

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Shelves: 26

In the Dwarven kingdoms, three things are important to all: Beards, ale, and family. Family is paramount, so what is a dwarf to do when the one they love the most goes missing? Well, they find them, and Oskar vows to tear the world in two before giving up. Read More

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December 31, 1969

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His father left when he was a child to find the treasure of the stars, his mother passed away, he hasn't seen his uncle in years, and with the appearance of the royal army on South Breeze Island, things aren't looking on the bright side for Hunter. What he can… Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 25, 2019

Reads: 44

i was a human this is a story of my decisions. it was the year 2200 and i was walking down the street. my mother had told me to get a job like any normal 18 year old would do. as i was walking down the street i heard a… Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 24, 2019

Reads: 38

Comments: 1

Every ten years, he was teleported to a courtroom somewhere far away, having to plea as to why humanity should not be eradicated. Read More
Young and in love, Angela put all of her trust on her beloved partner Von Mech who is an extraordinary scientist and inventor. Von eventually used Angela on his experiment that turned out to be a humanoid robot that can't feel any pain, only happiness. Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 20, 2019

Reads: 67

Comments: 3

Shelves: 3

Tamara gets a call. Her husband's been kidnapped. Again. Maybe. Read More

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June 18, 2019

Reads: 60

A war rages on a distant world. Each side fighting over less and less land. The population dreams of mystical golden age known as before the fall. An age when Earth sent out it's citizens to populate the galaxy. Most believe that people from Earth still watch them, waiting until… Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 18, 2019

Reads: 63

Comments: 1

A scifi short story about the possible future of censorship. Read More
"A million memories flashed through her head" Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 16, 2019

Reads: 51

Comments: 2

"You can never fully understand the meaning of your own existence if you can’t even understand that you might be wrong.” Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 13, 2019

Reads: 56

An eyewitness account of what really happened on the Rim colony of Castrovalva. This story is inspired by what happened to the 16th century colony of Roanoke. Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 07, 2019

Reads: 73

Comments: 4

A modern corporation will embrace its users. Photo by Jacob Postuma on Unsplash (370 words). Read More

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" I liked the way you described the AI story. It is likely to be true in the future. Having a romance with an AI. Not sure about technician part..." Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 06, 2019

Reads: 52

Comments: 1

In the not so distant future, a device called the STREAM allows people to share and exchange memories. Milo decides to sell a few of his to make up for expenses, and soon everything's headed downhill. Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 05, 2019

Reads: 44

Comments: 1

Taking place shortly after the story entitled, The Broadcast. Can be read stand alone. Read More

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June 04, 2019

Reads: 56

Comments: 1

Hacking robots can be lots of fun. Celebrating April Ghouls Day at horrorscribes.com with this entry. Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 04, 2019

Reads: 57

Comments: 1

A loose continuation of another story I wrote, The Late Arrival. Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 04, 2019

Reads: 65

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

Also for a writing course. The aim: To place the character from the first story (02b) into a situation or a place that is frightening, upsetting, or beyond what I am comfortable with. Not sure it hits the mark, but its what came about thanks to the exercise. Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 03, 2019

Reads: 42

a young kid skates into a whole new reality! Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 03, 2019

Reads: 72

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

Paul gives Harry a drag from the F-Cigarette, a newly designed E-Cigarette that completely inhibits inhibitions. Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 03, 2019

Reads: 60

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

A short story of 100 words. Cover image: pixabay.com Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

June 02, 2019

Reads: 63

Comments: 3

Follow up of Rebecca Part I, II and III Read More
this is a story that i had the first page of for years and then entered the story into a contest for sci fi and the rest suddenly came together. it connects nicely to another short story i have, such winds as these. you'll see why when you read it.… Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

May 30, 2019

Reads: 47

Shelves: 1

Not finished. Currently stuck. Want suggestions & comments. Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

May 29, 2019

Reads: 61

Comments: 1

A time travel tale of hidden wishes and altered perception for the better... Read More
In Post Apocalyptic Earth, 7000 years into the future, life is once renewed after a cataclysmic destruction by a nuclear disaster that killed over two thirds of Earth. As Earth heals, a new subculture arose from the ashes, cleaning up the radioactivity and embracing humans from underground cities. There is… Read More
Ship List found in the Galactic Empire Chronicles - A Class List for the BBS game called Galactic Empire on a Major-Soft BBS called Magic Kingdom. Found in the story of the same name, and Yamato: The New Adventures Serial: Ships we invented to improve the original game. Read More
Star Trek Related story: Enterprise D is summoned to Pharius Seven to investigate a temporal disturbance in the time line. But must also keep the peace to maintain the timeline against their enemies. Read More

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A story based on the Hellinski Iron Maiden Cover art used as Bookie Cover. Read More
A story I did in HS literature class in 1991 - A group from the future goes back in time to try and undo the injustice of the Holocaust, by allowing key people to not meet their deaths. 1st Place Winner WDC Historical Fiction Contest Read More
The plains farmer colonies on Mars during the future of space exploration, also the many hazards on a hostile planet. Story based on the cover image -- Read More
As we explore our galaxy and solar system, on a planet that rotates the outer planets, the hint of an ancient civilization of the Greek Gods is found on the many moons, proving their advanced civilization existed in the heavens. Story based on the cover image. Read More
A machine that was built on a planet for a station evolves after an accident puts it alone for two hundred years. Story based on the image and the mezzanine deck dome for the Silver Legacy Hotel and Casino, Reno NV Read More
In the new colony world of a planet in deep space, on the colony of New New York, an ex soldier is recruited back into his old unit for a mission of great importance for the Federation, an ancient terror brews from beneath the surface of the planet. Story based… Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

May 28, 2019

Reads: 111

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

DARK SCIENCE FICTION - UPDATED 25.06.19 It was unusual for Izzy to find a midult lying by the hewn oak logs in the clearing at twilight. Photo of Izzy: Engin Akyurt at Pixabay Read More

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An Assassin from the future goes back in time on a mission only to find that it is a family member and upon assassination would eliminate himself from the timeline to hold time in balance. Read More
A star ship of the Earth Federation is hit by an asteroid on a patrol route and crashes on a hostile planet where the remaining crew must survive against a hostile ape-like race. Based on picture in Cover: Read More
in a future apocalyptic Earth, a lone man, a bounty hunter named Dirk Daring travels out and around the colonies of the Earth Federation to apprehend the fugitives from the Law. Read More
A concept story of the Last Star Fighter (1984) that picks up 20 years after the first movie, and how the legion is still being rebuilt but with Difficulties by Xur: Read More

Short Story / Science Fiction

May 28, 2019

Reads: 40

A girl is bitten by a radioactive spider from Area 51 in a desert town and turns into a Drider to reek havoc on the unsuspecting nearby desert town. Story Based on the cover art -- Read More