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Science Fiction


Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginary but more or less plausible content such as future settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, aliens, and paranormal abilities. Exploring the consequences of scientific innovations is one purpose of science fiction, making it a "literature of ideas".

 
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Wormwood

By: John Coby

The novel, WORMWOOD, by John I Coby, is a narrative of times before, during and after a catastrophic, extinction-level event (ELE), caused by the impact of a rouge comet with Earth. It tells tales of Earthlings and Aliens negotiating through a Biblical event, through a mass extinction. The only kind of future that can be predicted by anyone, other than God, is one with mathematical certainty - for example, the orbit of a comet. A gargantuan comet hurtles through interst...

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Kelajakka Times and Telescope : First Edition: First Edition

By: Donald Harry Roberts

Visions and fiction

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Before Country : Seven Tells: Seven Tells

By: Meika balandastil loofs samorzewski

not written for humans

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Tentoria

By: Sorin Banu

An army of bionic humans made up as a last ditch solution to establish peacewill turn against humanity. In the 22nd century, mankind enters into a new world war to produce the first generation of Tentorians. Cyborgs with functioning bodies and human intelligence, they are the first genuine success in the artificial improvement. In time, the Tentorians come officially to be a nation, showing more and more their true nature: blood and power-thirsty, human-bodied machines....

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2023.2 : Volume Sequel to 2023

By: John Coby

A deadly comet is on collision trajectory with Earth. Will the aliens' grand plan to save the Earth's species from certain extinction succeed, or is there a more sinister reason for their terrestrial presence? 2023.2 is the sequel to 2023.

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2123 (Volume sequel to 2023.2)

By: John Coby

A comet has struck the Earth precipitating an extinction level event. There were a small number of survivors. This is their story.

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Light Star : When all Else Fails, Part 4 of 4

By: Anthony J Kemp

In this section Part 4 we find the crew of Light Star beginning to discover that they are the only thing between the survival or destruction of an entire race of ancient peoples. An unarmed experimental craft facing a fleet of hostile ships and a doomsday bomb capable of destroying half of sector five if it is detonated.

Chapter 24 - - THE BEST LAID PLANS As Harris squeezed himself out of the docking chamber back into the main link passage of Light Star, he founded it rather crowded. Raftos and Venscottie were still standing there, confronted by a rather agitated Packet. "Am I glad you three are back,” started Packet. "It's Mick – I think he's on the verge of burnout. Since you went he has read all those papers you gave him and others he's asked me to get him. He's taking in she...

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Jumping the Jack

By: Clayton Emery; Earl Wajenberg

Classic nuts-and-bolts Science Fiction with heart.

With Sam hunched over the steering wheel, and Hannah gasping about his driving, the air-car whizzed through a maze of giant tunnels on a mission of mercy. Hours too late... The car dodged whole families drifting and screaming in zero gravity. The air was littered with flotsam: leg-tied chickens, blankets, cord wood, buckets slowly trailing water, rocks tied for anchors and lost, a squealing pig, a treetop. Hannah watched a wailing child spin past, then a swooping bird-m...

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Light Star - When all Else Fails, Part 3 of 4

By: Anthony J Kemp

In this section Part 3 we learn more about the strange nature of some planets left in this area of space. Despite the security which surrounded this mission there is suspicion that within the crew of the Light Stare is a traitor. The are an unarmed ship up against incredible odds and they have already see how vulnerable their small ship is and what would happen it it were attacked.

Chapter 16 - - LITTLE MOON, BIG PLANET "You're God’s own bastard, Raftos,” said Venscottie "No, I'm my own bastard let’s leave the Gods out of this,” said Raftos. "Now you were just about to explain all about these little green jump gates.” "No I wasn't,” said Venscottie. "I'm getting too old and tired for all this. If I had been a bit dumber when I was young I wouldn't have been selected for the Star Knights, or have to carry all these star maps around in my hea...

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Light Star : When all Else Fails, Part 2 of 4

By: Anthony J Kemp

In this section Part 2 we learn about the crew of Light Star and the mission they are on, as they begin to realise there is much more to the mission than they have been told. The unknown factor of what happened to the other crews and ships plays heavily on their minds. The danger is great but they all feel they must carry on with the unspoken part of the mission. They finally come to see the power of the machine that surrounds them.

Chapter 8 - - KIMLON'S STORY For the moment, Light Star did not seem to be in any danger. They were sitting in the middle of nowhere and their scanners had picked up no signs of any other ships in that area of space. After the pod had retracted Harris decided it was time to see Raftos and ask him some pertinent questions. Packet stayed in the communications room compiling the data they had gathered. Harris left and went in search of Raftos. After twenty minut...

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Light Star : When All Else Fails, Part 1 of 4

By: Anthony J Kemp

In this section Part 1 we are introduced to the area of space where the action takes place. We are told about the major event that provokes an unprecedented response from the Central Council of the empire. So we begin a journey following John Harris into an adventure the likes of which he could never have imagined in his wildest dreams, or for that matter, his worst nightmares. It started with a red flashing mail message on his computer screen.

Lieutenant Major John Harris was sitting at his desk on the twenty-third floor of the Astor Central Processing Building. He was busy classifying documents for levels of security clearance before entering them into the main archives. On his computer screen flashed the mail icon. Normally you have to open the icon to see your mail; high priority mail, however, flashes up instantly in red. The message flashed up in red. Messenger arriving. Harris was still lo...

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The Loudest Voice in the World: Story 3 of 4 in the Foresight Series

By: Brant von Goble

A lightly dystopian tale of life after the destruction of most technology.

A band of light torques around her finger and then it drops. The rest flows down from her head and out in all directions—a messy, not- quite halo, hanging far too low, obscuring her otherworldly face.

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Foresight: Story 2 of 4 in the Foresight Series

By: Brant von Goble

A work of hard science fiction about possible advances in human behavioral prediction.

“Sweet GPUs, Zhang. I’ve never seen anything like this. You’re a genius, an absolute genius!” The gaunt American engineer pauses, takes in the stale air of the lab, runs his hands through thinning blond hair, and realizes that SAGE—the machine—has just mastered every extant language. She’s been online under an hour. The bar for genius is considerably higher than it was even 90 minutes ago. “I mean, by human standards. You should hear how impressed everyone over here is!”

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They Don't Call It Love Anymore: Story 1 of 4 in the Foresight Series

By: Brant von Goble

Short work, taken from Foresight Series (print anthology). Made freely available in electronic form.

The footage is grainy. It’s always grainy, but it doesn’t need to be good, merely good enough to remind us that someone had to sacrifice for our privilege of serving the Wall. The field could be anywhere, anywhere dry and horrible, but it isn’t. It’s where the guards always take them—well within the boundary lands.

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Venéfica : La Reválida: La Reválida

By: Santiago Franco

Había llegado el momento para el que se llevaba preparando toda la vida. El adiestramiento había sido largo, incómodo, lleno de dificultades y de granos. Odió los granos. ¡Ojo! Sólo pensar en los granos le podría... prefirió ni acabar el pensamiento. Pero ya era demasiado tarde y el recuerdo se manifestó como un fugaz latigazo de dolor. Agosto tras agosto de pérfidos granos que se acumulaban inquebrantables. Se controló y ahuyentó el odioso recuerdo y lo suplantó por o...

Había llegado el momento para el que se llevaba preparando toda la vida. El adiestramiento había sido largo, incómodo, lleno de dificultades y de granos. Odió los granos. ¡Ojo! Sólo pensar en los granos le podría... prefirió ni acabar el pensamiento. Pero ya era demasiado tarde y el recuerdo se manifestó como un fugaz latigazo de dolor. Agosto tras agosto de pérfidos granos que se acumulaban inquebrantables. Se controló y ahuyentó el odioso recuerdo y lo suplantó por o...

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The Scientist

By: Shreshth Goyal

A short science fiction novel about two kids and the strange things happening in their home.

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The Teapot, Voyage to the Centre of the Galaxy : Part One

By: Donald Harry Roberts

science fiction at its finest

a voyage of epic proportions

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Dear Earth : Letter 2

By: Donald Harry Roberts

Imagination spectrum

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Dear Earth One

By: Donald Harry Roberts

Draven Dash is the only human on a strange, weird and wonderful world.

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Fahrenheit 451

By: Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel by American writer Ray Bradbury, published in 1953. It is regarded as one of his best works.[3] The novel presents a future American society where books are outlawed and "firemen" burn any that are found.[4] The book's tagline explains the title: "Fahrenheit 451 – the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns ..." The novel has been the subject of interpretations focusing on the historical role of book burning in suppr...

The novel is divided into three parts: "The Hearth and the Salamander", "The Sieve and the Sand", and "Burning Bright".

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