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The Runaway Asteroid by Michael D. Cooper

Lurton Zimbardo and his pirates threaten Mars with destruction from outer space and he makes good on his threat. Next he puts Earth in his sights. He operates from deep within the asteroid belt; his headquarters housed in a massive asteroid fashioned into a spacecraft by aliens from ages past. It is invisible to detection.

Age Rating: Older than 7
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 7 | Score: 8.21
Size: 331KB | Posted:
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Star Guardian 2 by Duncan7

A Star Guardian Story (2)
Brian continues his travels among the stars.
Added Chapter 22

in progress Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Coming of Age, Detective, Pirates
| Votes: 188 | Score: 8.31
Size: 364KB | Downloads: 11106 | Posted: | Updated:
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Duncan7 : Pizza in space...

Chapter 21 is in the queue. Brian gets to eat pizza for the first time. He shares a coffee with the royal princess. Have a great time. Make sure the blaster is pointed away from you before you press the trigger.
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Haro James : Stars

Fourth story now posted, and I see a dozen or so have at least opened it. Hope you get something worthwhile out of it. So far, out of 700-plus downloads over four stories, I've only had one comment. ... more
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Where Stars Sleep in a Calm Black Stream by Haro James

Sometimes you find what you were looking for in high school. ~ 4300 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
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The Four-faced Visitors of Ezekiel by Arthur W. Orton

Ezekiel, they say, "saw de wheel"--but he saw somewhat more than that. And Orton suggests that what he saw made perfectly good sense. to the understanding!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 7 | Score: 7.45
Size: 39KB | Posted:
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Rescue Squad by Thomas J. O'Hara

Stark disaster to a brave lad in space may--to the mind that loves--be a tragedy pridefully concealed.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 18 | Score: 7.47
Size: 27KB | Posted:
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Planet of Dreams by James McKimmey

The climate was perfect, the sky was always blue, and--best of all--nobody had to work. What more could anyone want?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 6 | Score: 8.15
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Second Sight by Alan Edward Nourse

Amy Ballantine has a talent... and sometimes it lets her know more than she needs to know.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 13 | Score: 7.76
Size: 27KB | Posted:
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Diagnosis by Ray Palmer

Take two men and one girl--the eternal triangle--and mix well with an oscilloscope gone haywire. What comes out? With ingredients like these, the result is adventure, terror and, of course, romance.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
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The Music Master of Babylon by Edgar Pangborn

What more fitting place for the last man on Earth to live in than a museum? Now if only he could avoid becoming an exhibit himself!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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The Diversions of Angels by Haro James

The Altarai arrive to strip mine the planet, and it's very much the end of life as we know it. But, hey, even all-powerful aliens can get bored and run into trouble. And then humanity's remaining one per cent becomes part of the solution. [about 3,000 words]

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens
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Haro James : The Diversions of Angels

Yet another story from 2017 is in the hopper. Companion story to "A Burning Love ...". I struggled with that temporal perspective thing that happens when one set of characters lives 60 years and anoth ... more
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Hunt the Hunter by Kris Neville

Of course using live bait is the best way to lure dangerous alien animals. unless it turns out that you are the bait!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 12 | Score: 6.79
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Prime Difference by Alan Edward Nourse

Being two men rolled out of one would solve my problems--but which one would I be?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 7 | Score: 8.41
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General Max Shorter by Kris Neville

To spread Mankind to the stars carries a high cost in lives--and not all of them are human!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 6 | Score: 9.07
Size: 43KB | Posted:
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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 67

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, AI, Violence, War, Military, Assassins
| Votes: 194 | Score: 8.79
Size: 1639KB | Downloads: 14222 | Posted: | Updated:
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Picture Bride by Joseph Samachson

As pretty as a picture? Yes, because that was all she was. or would become some day!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
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Mid Pleasures and Palaces by James McKimmey

It was, Kirk thought, like standing in a gully, watching a boulder teeter precariously above you. It might fall at any minute, crushing your life out instantly beneath its weight. Your only possible defenses are your brain and voice--but how do you argue with a boulder which neither sees nor hears?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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The Water Eater by Winston Marks

Most experiments were dropped because they failed--and some because they worked too well!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 13 | Score: 8.61
Size: 22KB | Posted:
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Duncan7 : Anti-Virus

I just posted chapter 15 of Star Guardian 2. I hope you enjoy it so far. I have not had so many comments recently, which leaves me curious if I am doing OK or have I lost you? Is there something I nee ... more
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A Burning Love Upon a Ravished Land by Haro James

An alien occupation. Resistance as a family enterprise. Stan Matheson knows duty, sacrifice, and at the end, some surprise. 2,700+ words

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
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Haro James : Funny the difference a couple of years make

Just submitted A Burning Love Upon A Ravished Land (another piece from 2017) to the queue. Two years ago, I was not really satisfied with the finished story, but couldn't see what the problem was. T ... more
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Haro James : first story

My first post here. Hunger, Hunger, Sister Anne was on top of a stack of short stories that needed that final pre-launch going-over. Committing to posting pushed me to wrap the story (instead of rethi ... more
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Hunger, Hunger, Sister Anne by Haro James

If you found an artifact from the future, what you would bargain for to return it? Gold? Stock tips? A burrito?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
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The Arena by Christopher Podhola

Whitney and Tommy Leighton are more than they appear to be. The twins were born in our dimension, but it wasn't just a birth. It was a rebirth. They originated in a another dimension that runs along the same parallel as ours. In the other world, Whitney is a Baran-Dok-Toi Prim warrior, and Tommy is a Prectock, but they know nothing about that. Other than the strange dreams that Tommy is beginning to have.
Added Chapter 7 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Extra Sensory Perception, Fantasy, Young Adult
| Votes: 14 | Score: 7.82
Size: 106KB | Downloads: 680 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Duncan7 : Gorn's

I put another chapter in the queue. I am doing about two chapters in a week recently, which is more than I had planned. By the way, I recall in Star Trek TOS the Gorn, which I thought would be a good name for a drinking establishment.
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S.H.E.I.L.A by Pars001

A scientist is hunted for what he has created.
Added Chapter 20

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future, Robots, Violence, Military, Workplace, Mystery, Assassins, Bounty Hunters
| Votes: 103 | Score: 8.88
Size: 371KB | Downloads: 5611 | 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 16

in progress Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Crime, Violence, Science, Super Hero
| Votes: 75 | Score: 8.45
Size: 297KB | Downloads: 3322 | Posted: | Updated:
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The Arena by Christopher Podhola

Whitney and Tommy Leighton are more than they appear to be. The twins were born in our dimension, but it wasn't just a birth. It was a rebirth. They originated in a another dimension that runs along the same parallel as ours. In the other world, Whitney is a Baran-Dok-Toi Prim warrior, and Tommy is a Prectock, but they know nothing about that. Other than the strange dreams that Tommy is beginning to have.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Extra Sensory Perception, Fantasy, Young Adult
| Votes: 14 | Score: 7.82
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The Eyes Have It by James McKimmey

Daylight sometimes hides secrets that darkness will reveal--the Martian's glowing eyes, for instance. But darkness has other dangers....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
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The Addicts by Joseph Samachson

Wives always try to cure husbands of bad habits, even on lonely asteroids!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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Unbegotten Child by Winston Marks

If this was true, there ought to be another edition of What Every Young Girl Should Know!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
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A Prim and a Prophet by Christopher Podhola

A Twinfinity Story (4)
The steely requirements from a Prim warrior from where she originated. The elusive advice from a prophet she once fought side by side with. Whitney Leighton has vowed to return to Kat what Isolem Treff took from her, but Isolem has also vowed to end the twins before they can foil his plans. The twins may believe they have the upper hand, but Isolem took more than just a piece of Kat. He took a part of the twins as well and he is more of a threat now than he ever was before.
Added Chapter 25 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Violence, Fantasy, Young Adult
| Votes: 10 | Score: 7.94
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Christopher Podhola : Another Twinfinity story

'A Prim and a Prophet' ends April 1. No April Fool. 'The Arena' will start April 3. This is the last Twinfinity book available right now. I am working on another which has the Twinfinity characters, b ... more
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Chaon : Short stories by me.

Hi gals and guys, I have posted a couple stories I got motivated to write. There will probably be a few mistakes in there but nothing too prominent. Enjoy what I am writing and have fun. Thanks. Chaon.
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Who Were They? by Chaon

They arrived from deep space and ignored us. When they left, they left scars all over the planet and especially on our souls. We didn't know who they were or why they came, but when they left, we knew what they had done.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Post Apocalyptic, Aliens, Space
| Votes: 28 | Score: 7.44
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Duncan7 : Ori Major

An extra chapter has gone up. We already had collusion with pirates, and obstruction of justice (and abduction of one of the investigating team). Now we have the team presenting their report with ample evidence.
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Oops by Chaon

How does the world end? Not with a bang or a whimper but with an oops.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Near Future
| Votes: 21 | Score: 7.61
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Fresh Air Fiend by Kris Neville

Sick and helpless, he was very lucky to have a faithful native woman to nurse him. Or was he?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 9 | Score: 6.22
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Of Time and Texas by William F. Nolan

Open the C. Cydwick Ohms Time Door, take but a single step, and--

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 20 | Score: 6.63
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Small World by William F. Nolan

What will happen when the alien ships strike Earth? And later? Who will survive? What will life be like in that latter-day jungle? William F. Nolan, well known in SF circles on the West Coast, returns with this grim story of the days and the nights of Lewis Stillman--survivor.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 14 | Score: 6.55
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Home Is Where You Left It by Stephen Marlowe

How black is the blackest treachery? Is the most callous traitor entitled to mercy? Steve pondered these questions. His decision? That at times the villain should possibly be spoken of as a hero.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 14 | Score: 6.88
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Reel Life Films by Sam Merwin

At least a contributing factor to the current cycle of science fiction movies being made in Hollywood is the touchiness of minorities having their nationals being portrayed as villains. Cinema-makers are now trying to avoid further boycotts by using space aliens for villains. But suppose some of our Extraterrestrial neighbors are also a bit touchy?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 11 | Score: 7.50
Size: 16KB | Posted:
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Duncan7 : Space Battle Ahead

I just put chapter five in the queue, I've been having fun and got a bit ahead of schedule. I hope you enjoy this chapter. Thank you for all the feedback I have had so far.
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Pipe of Peace by James McKimmey

There's a song that says "it's later than you think" and it is perhaps lamentable that someone didn't sing it for Henry that beautiful morning....

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 13 | Score: 7.89
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Runaway by Joseph Samachson

Heroism is merely daring and ingenuity--at the age of ten--experience can come later!

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 46 | Score: 7.55
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The Test Colony by Winston Marks

Benson did his best to keep his colony from going native, but what can you do when the Natives have a rare human intelligence and know all about the facts of life?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 19 | Score: 8.39
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Christopher Podhola : A Prim and a Prophet starts

I will be starting to post 'A Prim and a Prophet' starting Feb 28th. It will continue on an every 2 day posting schedule through March. This book has characters from all the previous books as Whitne ... more
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Twinfinity: Quest for the Prim Pockets by Christopher Podhola

A Twinfinity Story (3)
She was born blind and deaf, like the rest of the Prim, but she wasn't accepted by the rest of the Prim because she was born of a human father and mother. Panpar, a prophetic dreamer, told them of a legend--The Pockets of the Prim--that would enable them to fight the other Prim who controlled the inner walls of the city. Possessing The Pockets would enable Jo-Laina and her sister Jo-Vanna to overcome the Prim, take back the city, and allow the rest of the city their true birth-rights.
Added Chapters 15,16 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Extra Sensory Perception, Fantasy, Young Adult
| Votes: 10 | Score: 9.04
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