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11 Hell Hound by Ernest Bywater

'Once a Marine, always a Marine.' was the code he lived by. His dictionary had no definition for 'impossible:' an exceptional man who wouldn't let his superiors stop him from doing what he saw as his duty, even if it's by himself after being retired. The story is told by his niece who's concerned about how the authorities are trying to rewrite his life for their own purposes.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future, Violence, War, Military
Downloads: 2992 | Votes: 136 | Score: 8.74
Size: 176KB | 33,617 words | Posted:

12 Solutions Incorporated by Lazlo Zalezac

Everyone has problems. There are all kinds of problems. Fortunately, Magus has solutions.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Near Future, Humor
Downloads: 1260 | Votes: 51 | Score: 8.69
Size: 126KB | 23,970 words | Posted: Concluded:

13 Mosley Station by Mark Randall

A story in the Asteroid Hunters Universe
In the not too distant future, while humanity begins exploiting the mineral wealth of the asteroid belt, Mosley Station, the Deadwood of outer space, is attacked and taken over by pirates. Will they survive? Or is Mosley doomed to become the first ghost town in space?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future, Crime, Humor, Drama, Violence, Pirates
Downloads: 2664 | Votes: 141 | Score: 8.68
Size: 141KB | 26,297 words | Posted:

14 S.H.E.I.L.A by Pars001

A scientist is hunted for what he has created.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future, Robots, Violence, Military, Workplace, Mystery, Assassins, Bounty Hunters
Downloads: 9522 | Votes: 211 | Score: 8.64
Size: 431KB | 83,237 words | Posted: Concluded:

15 A Different Sort of Lifestyle by Lazlo Zalezac

It's easy to forget what you wanted out of life once you get caught up in the rat race. The things we wanted when young get forgotten while competing to out do the neighbors. At some point, you just become lost. Does it have to be that way? Not necessarily!

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Near Future, Romance, Drama
Downloads: 2804 | Votes: 27 | Score: 8.56
Size: 738KB | 144,337 words | Posted: Concluded:

16 Loose Cannons by Lazlo Zalezac

Four people are drowning their sorrows in a downtown bar. Two robbers choose the wrong place to rob. All hell breaks loose, and that's only the beginning!

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Near Future, Romance, Drama, Violence
Downloads: 3577 | Votes: 124 | Score: 8.48
Size: 251KB | 48,661 words | Posted: Concluded:

17 Cat Fight by Pars001

A Man with a lot of bad luck, suddenly finds he is more than he thought.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Politics, Violence, Assassins, Spies
Downloads: 9802 | Votes: 204 | Score: 8.47
Size: 544KB | 105,292 words | Posted: Concluded:

18 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.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Crime, Violence, Science, Super Hero
Downloads: 16026 | Votes: 241 | Score: 8.43
Size: 616KB | 119,155 words | Posted: Concluded:

19 Clinging to Hope as the World Falters by Vincent Berg

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 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Near Future, Pandemic, Romance, Science
Downloads: 5552 | Votes: 100 | Score: 8.38
Size: 1175KB | 226,103 words | Posted: Concluded:

20 Little Rock in the Belt by Mark Randall

Gideon and Martha Sawyer return from their 5 year trip to the asteroid belt. They have a family with children and are looking for a home.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Space, Futuristic, Near Future, Drama
Downloads: 1145 | Votes: 64 | Score: 8.29
Size: 82KB | 15,956 words | Posted: Concluded:
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