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A Good Man by Pars001

A story in the Mage and Magic Universe Universe
His life sucked, everything about it. He had a bitch of a wife, no job, nothing, but all that changed one day, for the better? Who could say? Yet?

Age Rating: Older than 17
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future, Romance, War, Assassins, Monsters, Fantasy, Witchcraft, Dwarves, Furry, Magic, Royalty
| Votes: 78 | Score: 8.51
Size: 175KB | Posted:
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Something Will Turn Up by David Mason

Err. maybe it had to do with this being a non-Parity universe, perhaps? Some things can't be simply inverted, after all....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 12KB | Posted:
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Garrity's Annuities by David Mason

very planet is badly in need of family men, naturally--but the same one on all of them?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 14KB | Posted:
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The Deadly Daughters by Winston Marks

These gorgeous fanatics were equally at home with men, murder, or matrimony, and they used all three with amazing success.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
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Pushbutton War by Joseph Paul Martino

In one place, a descendant of the Vikings rode a ship such as Lief never dreamed of; from another, one of the descendants of the Caesars, and here an Apache rode a steed such as never roamed the plains. But they were warriors all.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 42KB | Posted:
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Beyond Pandora by Robert J. Martin

The ideal way to deal with a pest--any menace--is, of course, to make it useful to you....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 4KB | Posted:
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Spies Die Hard! by Arnold Marmor

Earth's espionage ring was a headache, so the Martian Security Chief offered ten thousand credits for a key agent. But even for a price--

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 6KB | Posted:
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The Dictator by Steven Marlowe

Ellaby's society was a perfect democracy, where all men were equal. But some still wanted more personal attention, and they got it, like--

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 28KB | Posted:
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Black Eyes and the Daily Grind by Stephen Marlowe

The little house pet from Venus didn't like New York, so New York had to change.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 30KB | Posted:
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Brown John's Body by Winston Marks

Erd Neff wanted as little to do with his fellow men as possible. So he lived alone in his big cash-vault. Alone, except for John....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 25KB | Posted:
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Breeder Reaction by Winston Marks

The remarkable thing about Atummyc Afterbath Dusting Powder was that it gave you that lovely, radiant, atomic look--just the way the advertisements said it would. In fact, it also gave you a little something more!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 7 | Score: 7.68
Size: 24KB | Posted:
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Backlash by Winston Marks

They were the perfect servants--they were willing to do everything for nothing. The obvious question is: How much is nothing?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 53KB | Posted:
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The Alternate Plan by Gerry Maddren

The operation was a very serious one and Bart Neely was willing to put himself into Dr. Morton's hands. But if things turned out badly, Bart was going to teach them a lesson. He was going to refuse to die.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 7 | Score: 7.86
Size: 11KB | Posted:
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Pictures Don't Lie by Katherine MacLean

... Pictures, that is, that one can test and measure. And these pictures positively, absolutely could not lie!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 40KB | Posted:
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Dead End by Wallace Macfarlane

Sparing people's feelings is deadly. It leads to--no feelings, no people!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
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Contagion by Katherine MacLean

Minos was such a lovely planet. Not a thing seemed wrong with it. Excepting the food, perhaps. And a disease that wasn't really.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
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Spacemen Die at Home by Edward W. Ludwig

One man's retreat is another's prison. and it takes a heap of flying to make a hulk a home!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 10 | Score: 7.63
Size: 27KB | Posted:
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A Coffin for Jacob by Edward W. Ludwig

With never a moment to rest, the pursuit through space felt like a game of hounds and hares. or was it follow the leader?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 8 | Score: 9.38
Size: 64KB | Posted:
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My Lady Selene by Magnus Ludens

Everyone knows the Moon is dead. Everyone is quite correct--now!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
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The Long, Silvery Day by Magnus Ludens

It was one of those days--perhaps you've had them--when everything went right!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 7 | Score: 8.04
Size: 6KB | Posted:
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Lost With Nothing to Lose by Vincent Berg

A Not-Quite Human Story (2)
Unable to find a home and acceptance on Earth, an intrepid band of misplaced youth seek their ancestral home among the stars. Unfortunately, their reception is not what they hoped. The home they discover is a hostile environment, involved in a huge interstellar war with a hostile alien species. Viewed as untrusted interlopers, they search for a place in a universe with no use for them, and no place turn for assistance. One chapter has some explicit interspecies sex, but it's part of the plot.
Added Chapter 21 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, AI, Extra Sensory Perception, Romance, Science, Dystopian
| Votes: 93 | Score: 8.60
Size: 693KB | Downloads: 5278 | Posted: | Concluded:
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S.H.E.I.L.A by Pars001

A scientist is hunted for what he has created.
Added Chapter 18

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future, Robots, Violence, Military, Workplace, Mystery, Assassins, Bounty Hunters
| Votes: 93 | Score: 8.93
Size: 332KB | Downloads: 4445 | Posted: | Updated:
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Founding Father by Jesse F. Bone

The creatures were huge, hairy, surly -- and the males were always chasing the females. But what else could you expect of mammals?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Monsters, Fantasy, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 10 | Score: 7.04
Size: 104KB | Posted:
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Ernest Bywater : Power Tool posted here for the first time

272,000 words of action in the story of a cyborg. The story is reviewed and revised for the first time in years, and posted here with many errors corrected. It has graphic sex scenes.
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Power Tool by Ernest Bywater

A man is killed at work. His company use him in their cyborg project. He comes home to realise his niece and friends are young women, not girls. He has human emotions and inhuman skills. Her sixteenth birthday party is a two week sleep over pool party starting soon. His killers try again and he objects. A new life of teaching and learning. He wonders which is his most powerful tool, his body, his mind, or his heart. Which tool has the most effect on his life and those around him? - Graphic sex.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Violence
| Votes: 22 | Score: 7.56
Size: 1454KB | Posted:
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Space Station 1 by Frank Belknap Long

Tremendous and glittering, the Space Station floated up out of the Big Dark. Lieutenant Corriston had come to see its marvels, but he soon found himself entrapped in its unsuspected terrors. For the grim reality was that some deadly outer-space power had usurped control of the great artificial moon. A lovely woman had disappeared; passengers were being fleeced and enslaved; and, using fantastic disguises, imposters were using the Station for their own mysterious ends...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 12 | Score: 7.81
Size: 278KB | Posted:
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The Troubadour by Robert W. Lowndes

There was something odd about the guest attraction, Mr. Fayliss, and something odder still about his songs.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
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The Fourth Invasion by Robert W. Lowndes

Psychopathology has offered possible answers to why, from time to time, people in large quantities "see" strange things in the sky which manage to evade trained scientific observers, or conform to what is known about the behavior of falling or flying bodies. And mass hysteria is by no means a product of the present century. But--what if these human foibles were deliberately being exploited?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 6 | Score: 6.57
Size: 7KB | Posted:
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When I Grow Up by Richard E. Lowe

The youngster of this story isn't a child monster at all. He's just--a "destructor." And that in itself is somehow unimaginably terrifying!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 19KB | Posted:
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Toman of the Cherokee by Pars001

A story in the Mage and Magic Universe Universe
A mage and his grandfather on the run in ancient America. Wanted for murder Toman thought his life was over. Little did he know what laid ahead.
Added Chapter 23

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Shapeshifters, Coming of Age, Crime, School, Violence, Assassins, Bounty Hunters, Supernatural, Fantasy, Magic
| Votes: 105 | Score: 8.76
Size: 440KB | Downloads: 5413 | Posted: | Updated:
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Sam by Pars001

A man is taken then returned. He's not the same or is he? Now with a lot of questions he leaves earth to search for the only other one like himself, so far.
Added Chapter 14

in progress Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Crime, Violence, Science, Super Hero
| Votes: 65 | Score: 8.67
Size: 260KB | Downloads: 2546 | Posted: | Updated:
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Lost Empire by Pars001

A man with a past, not tied to anyone makes a startling discovery that changes his life and his perceptions of it.
Added Chapter 64

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, AI, Violence, War, Military, Assassins
| Votes: 168 | Score: 8.95
Size: 1560KB | Downloads: 11922 | Posted: | Updated:
Author Blog

Vincent Berg : Health Issues: Update

Some time ago, I mentioned (in an earlier blog) that I was having some health issues which were impacting my work (an inability to sleep, exhaustion and corresponding inability to focus). Well, it's ... more
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The Leader by Murray Leinster

The trouble with being a Superman, with Super powers, and knowing it, is it's so easy to overlook the unpleasant possibility of a super-superman!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 6 | Score: 5.95
Size: 43KB | Posted:
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Juju by Murray Leinster

A 1919 pulp-press tale of deepest darkest Africa.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 141KB | Posted:
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Vincent Berg : Sci-Fi's Favorite 'Not-Quite Human' Story

Before I'd asked about a descrepancy I'd noticed between SOL and Sci-Fi users. While the SOL users seemed to overwhelmingly prefer the more recent and more detailed Lost With Nothing to Lose, Sci-Fi u ... more
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Wanted-7 Fearless Engineers! by Frederick Orlin Tremaine

A great civilization's fate lay in Dick Barrow's hands as he led his courageous fellow engineers into a strange and unknown land. None of them knew what lay ahead--what dangers awaited them--or what rewards. But they did not hesitate because the first question asked them had been: "Are you a brave man?"

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 36 | Score: 8.13
Size: 103KB | Posted:
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The Sky Trap by Frank Belknap Long

A stratospheric weather ship flying with an improbably large crew suddenly caught suspended in a force bubble in mid-air.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 6 | Score: 6.88
Size: 33KB | Posted:
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The Mississippi Saucer by Frank Belknap Long

Something of the wonder that must have come to men seeking magic in the sky in days long vanished.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 13 | Score: 7.00
Size: 33KB | Posted:
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gjb reviewed The Issahar Artifacts

An interesting slant on space exploration and a very unexpected twist to the end. Kept me interested all the way through... more
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Vincent Berg : A Couple of Screw-Ups

A couple of posting errors in Lost With Nothing to Lose. First, chapter 5, "Exploring an Alien World", was missing the image for Section II, "Arrival at Tandor". Secondly, chapter 6, "Testing Their Li ... more
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The Cuckoo's Progeny by Vincent Berg

A Not-Quite Human Story (1)
Al and Betty aren't like their classmates. They've developed skills which set them apart and sets them on a search for others like them. As they discover who they might be, they become alienated from friends, family and humanity in general. Between walking into disasters, ungrateful rescues and government agents tracking their movements, they're searching for a way out and a way home, wherever that might be. Updated and revised to match the other books in the series.
Added Chapters 23-Cast (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Nanotechnology, AI, Extra Sensory Perception, Romance, Science, Dystopian
| Votes: 23 | Score: 9.17
Size: 405KB | Downloads: 1404 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Cat Fight by Pars001

A Man with a lot of bad luck, suddenly finds he is more than he thought.
Added Chapter 30 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Politics, Violence, Assassins, Spies
| Votes: 112 | Score: 8.66
Size: 563KB | Downloads: 5112 | Posted: | Concluded:
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R. Michael Lowe aka The Scot : Winds of Change Universe is open to all authors

Winds of Change Universe is open for other authors to write in, if they wish to. Please stay within the canon set out in the original story. That means you have the rest of the world and the future open to you. http://storiesonline.net/universe/954/winds-of-change
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Ernest Bywater : Breeder World Universe opened up to all authors

When I started on the Breeder World Universe I planned for it to be a very large group of stories. However, that was over a decade ago and I was working with Cazna on the stories with him. Since then ... more
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Ernest Bywater : Story Shiloh posted here for the first time

I just uploaded to the Submission Wizard a revised version of the DiD story Shiloh. I thought I had posted it here before, but I was mistaken, so it's going up all at once as a single post for 270,700 ... more
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Vincent Berg : Smashwords Ninth Annual Read an Ebook Week Sale!

To help promote the semi-annual Smashwords sale, I'm reducing my books from 50% to 75%. The Sale lasts from March 4 - March 10, 2018. 50% off (enter "RAE50" in the discount code field) - A House ... more
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Building a Legacy by Vincent Berg

A The Catalyst Story (6)
With time running out, Alex faces life with new confidence, even as events and those around him change dramaticly. Alex feels relieved of the need to save his people, but still feels responsible and wants to leave a strong legacy. But what will that legacy be? Follow along as he adjusts to new challenges as he struggles to continue, in this, the last book of the "Catalyst" Series. Alex continues to learn more as he grows steadily weaker. Plenty of surprises and a big conclusion.
Added Chapter 23 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Religion
| Votes: 26 | Score: 9.22
Size: 1027KB | Downloads: 1481 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Chaos Calls 06: Into the Heartland by Ernest Bywater

A story in the Damsels In Distress Universe
Some remnants of the Slaver War are rebuilding in the lands south of King Sid's area, so Al decides to stop them before they grew to big. The nearest safe entry on Chaos is the Rider Citadel well across the continent from Al's helpers, so he must again recruit help from the locals. 11,900 words
Added Chapter 2 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Violence, War
| Votes: 32 | Score: 8.67
Size: 62KB | Downloads: 511 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Chaos Calls 05: Island Girl by Ernest Bywater

A story in the Damsels In Distress Universe
The rebels on Cassandra have tricked the system into sending an important person to Chaos when they didn't want to go. Al is asked to rescue her then return her to Crossroads with two Damsels on the same island off the enemy held coast. To do so he must arrive on Chaos too far from his usual helpers to involve them in his plans to free the islands from his enemies. 27,300 words
Added Chapter 3 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Aliens, Space, Violence, War
| Votes: 30 | Score: 8.71
Size: 141KB | Downloads: 578 | Posted: | Concluded: