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Clinging to Hope as the World Falters by Crumbly Writer

A Great Death Story (1)
A man and his daughter encounter a massive meteor shower which disrupts their lives, but it's only the beginning. It's the beginning of the end, or is it? An Apocalyptic tale that focuses on individuals trying to maintain love, hope and family amongst death and dying. This is a pre-Post-Apocalyptic tale, asking what happened to all the people before most PA stories even begin. Previously published as "Love and Family During the Great Death".

Age Rating: Older than 17
Tags: Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Near Future, Pandemic, Romance, Science
| Votes: 18 | Score: 6.16
Size: 1233KB | Posted:
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Masi'shen Evolution by Graybyrd

Sequel to "Masi'shen Stranded" -- Michael Hawthorne and Dee'rah evolve to become ambassadors seeking to link two worlds across the galaxy. Earth recognizes the chance for global peace, but a corrupt American president threatens them all with nuclear nightmare as a ploy to rule the nation. Old enemies become allies, and old alliances fall apart. Will humankind survive to achieve a future in the stars?

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Aliens, Space, Politics, Military, Anarchism
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 29KB | Posted:
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Singularity by Crumbly Writer

An experimental NASA flight goes horribly wrong and the test pilot wakes up unhurt, back home. Struggling to discover what happened, Eric Morgan returns to NASA prepared to face a thousand questions as things continue to unravel. Is he still human or a new species, and what does that mean for those around him? Testifying before a Congressional subcommittee, Eric inspires fear and hope. As the danger mounts, he tries to fall off the grid, but the rest of the world won't let him walk away.
Added Chapter 16

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Science, Spiritual
| Votes: 24 | Score: 7.02
Size: 291KB | Downloads: 451 | Posted: | Updated:
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When the Sleepers Woke by Arthur L. Zagat

Only two small groups of people-enemies-survive the vast desolation of the Final War.

Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Post Apocalyptic, Futuristic, War, Military, Pulp Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 64KB | Posted:
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The Great Dome on Mercury by Arthur L. Zagat

Trapped in the great dome, Darl valiantly defends Earth's outpost against the bird-man of Mars and his horde of pigmy henchmen

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Pulp Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 50KB | Posted:
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Collisions by Gordon Johnson

Collisions in space have consequences. This is a tale of such an event in another solar system, and what happened to a planet-bound race as a result.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, AI, Science
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 49KB | Posted:
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The Variable Man by Philip K. Dick

The Terran system is growing and expanding all the time. But an old and corrupt Centaurian Empire is holding Terra down, as it encircles the Terran system and will not let the humans grow out of their current empire. For this reason Terra is at war with Proxima Centauri and is trying to find a way of breaking free from the Centaurian's hold upon them.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Violence
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 150KB | 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 12

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, AI, Violence, War, Military, Assassins
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 294KB | Downloads: 348 | Posted: | Updated:
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A Traveler in Time by August Derleth

He threw open the thick-walled door of his time-machine and pulled it shut behind him. He sat down before the controls and began to chart his course for 1650.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 28KB | Posted:
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Mr. Spaceship by Philip K. Dick

A human brain-controlled spacecraft would mean mechanical perfection. This was accomplished, and something unforeseen: a strange entity called Mr. Spaceship

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Space, Mystery
| Votes: 16 | Score: 6.10
Size: 64KB | Posted:
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Masi'shen Stranded by Graybyrd

The Masi'shen crash-landed on Antarctica 2,000 years ago. Their ship lies under the ice on a volcanic island. It has been detected by a spy satellite. The U.S. government, the Russian mafia, and a volunteer rescuer race to get there first.
Added Chapters 34,35 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Drama, Violence, Military, Supernatural
| Votes: 20 | Score: 8.26
Size: 734KB | Downloads: 523 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Second Variety by Philip K. Dick

A nuclear war between the Soviet Union and the West has reduced much of the world to a barren wasteland. The war continues however among the scattered remains of humanity. The Western forces have recently developed "claws", which are autonomous self-replicating robots to fight on their side.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Post Apocalyptic, Futuristic, Robots, Drama, Violence, War
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 94KB | Posted:
Author Blog

Crumbly Writer : A Day Late and a Dollar Short

Oops! I've been getting so caught up with real life events, I completely zoned out this week and forgot to post on Wednesday. I apologize for that, as I try to post on a regular basis so everyone know... more
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Pars001 : Chap 8

Chap 8 of Lost Empire is in the Queue should be out soon. comment
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richardshagrin reviewed The Contagion

The author, as this review is written, has one third of all 21 stories on the site. It may be too soon to compare this s... more
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Grappling With Survival by Crumbly Writer

A Great Death Story (2)
An unusual post-apocalyptic story. Instead of banding together or fighting, the survivors find a world without, little trust and no desire to intermingle. How does society survive if the survivors won't participate? David and Alice try to determine who, if anyone, survived and why. Society is laid bare, and they must organize the reluctant survivors, as further disasters await.

in progress Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Pandemic, Romance, Violence, Science
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 474KB | Posted:
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The Contagion by Ernest Bywater

A deadly virus sweeps the world bringing dead back to life. A Think Tank Group is at the Cheyenne Mountain Complex when the alert is issued. Its senior members join in a conference with the Commander of the United States Northern Command who relays their orders from the Pentagon. Maximilian 'Mad Max' Milton, the 2nd in-charge of the Think Tank gives reason to his nickname, and the war is on with those afflicted with The Contagion. Will they win the war, can they win the war? 11,400 words.
Added Chapter 2 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Pandemic, Politics, Horror, Military, Zombies
| Votes: 19 | Score: 6.25
Size: 59KB | Downloads: 155 | Posted: | Concluded:
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The Contagion by Ernest Bywater

A deadly virus sweeps the world bringing dead back to life. A Think Tank Group is at the Cheyenne Mountain Complex when the alert is issued. Its senior members join in a conference with the Commander of the United States Northern Command who relays their orders from the Pentagon. Maximilian 'Mad Max' Milton, the 2nd in-charge of the Think Tank gives reason to his nickname, and the war is on with those afflicted with The Contagion. Will they win the war, can they win the war? 11,400 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Pandemic, Politics, Horror, Military, Zombies
| Votes: 19 | Score: 6.25
Size: 59KB | Posted:
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Ernest Bywater : New Story - The Contagion

Just submitted to the wizard is 11,000 words in 2 parts. This is my view of how a Zombie Apocalypse would really be handled. As usual, available at Lulu for those who can't wait. http://www.lulu.com... more
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Pasayten Pete by Graybyrd

Pasayten Pete is an obscure north Cascades legend. As a boy growing up in the Methow Valley, Graydon Williams heard tell that Pasayten Pete was a hermit, a lost prospector, or even a creature not-human and not-animal. No one claimed to have seen him or knew anyone who had seen him, but everyone seemed to believe there was something to the legend. Graydon lived the real story.
Added Chapters 26-30 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Coming of Age, Violence, Spiritual, Supernatural, Young Adult
| Votes: 35 | Score: 6.71
Size: 373KB | Downloads: 513 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Return to Sanity by QM

A Darker England Story (2)
A nation almost destroyed by grief, horror and rage. A group of men both feared and hated by those in power. A destiny revealed and a return to civilised values. Sometimes the return from the edge is fraught with danger, yet hope abides.
Added Chapters 2,3 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Near Future, Romance, Military, Dystopian
| Votes: 16 | Score: 6.41
Size: 96KB | Downloads: 132 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Clinging to Hope as the World Falters by Crumbly Writer

A Great Death Story (1)
A man and his daughter encounter a massive meteor shower which disrupts their lives, but it's only the beginning. It's the beginning of the end, or is it? An Apocalyptic tale that focuses on individuals trying to maintain love, hope and family amongst death and dying. This is a pre-Post-Apocalyptic tale, asking what happened to all the people before most PA stories even begin. Previously published as "Love and Family During the Great Death".
Added Chapters 15-25 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Near Future, Pandemic, Romance, Science
| Votes: 18 | Score: 6.16
Size: 1233KB | Downloads: 585 | Posted: | Concluded:
Author Blog

Ernest Bywater : Posting of stories to the site

I've posted all my recently revised stories that are suited to this site. I'll post the others when I revise them. I'll also post suitable new stories when i write them. So please watch this blog for future announcements about my stories. comment
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