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1 Getting By

A story set in the Post Sickness world of Phoenicia
It has finally happened: Terrorists have unleashed an unstoppable virus upon the world. Only a very small percentage of humanity has survived. Gavin Thompson, unsatisfied with the prospect of just surviving makes plans to restore civilization as quickly as possible. This is his story. (This version is a bit longer and slightly modified from the version on SOL)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Near Future, Pandemic
Downloads: 20887| Votes: 987 | Score: 9.20
Size: 764KB | Posted:

2 The Reset Manifesto

When, in the course of human events, a Government of a Nation has forgotten that it is founded and predicated upon the singular sentiment, We the People, it becomes necessary for Men and Women of good conscience to stand tall and remind those who govern on behalf, by forbearance, and at the will, of We the People; that the law of the land is specified in the Constitution of these United States.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future
Downloads: 2760| Votes: 92 | Score: 9.17
Size: 1052KB | Posted:

3 Once Upon an Alien

This story is fiction, but not the facts. Information from Sumerian translations are true. Hindu texts of battles in space...true. Einstein's brain autopsy proved that he used more of his brain than other humans. How is that possible? How do men get flashes of genius, and why doesn't everyone function at that level of ability all the time? Why did the Dark Ages happen, and why does mankind seem to be sliding that direction again? This story is fiction, I hope.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence, Science, War, Travel, Science Fiction, Futuristic, Near Future, Fantasy
Downloads: 27308| Votes: 427 | Score: 8.99
Size: 615KB | Posted: Concluded:

4 Convergence

Evolution (3)
The only hope humanity has to meet the Aliens, on an even footing, is with US resources, so Scotty must win the Presidency. Preparing for Aliens aren't the only challenge the host/Companion cadre face. Robert Branch (AKA Abdul Ali Hassan) is loose in the world, and he is inhabited by a Demon, the antithesis of Companions. Branch and his Demon escaped to Syria in 2012, and began organizing groups of Saddam Hussein's officers and fighters. The power behind the throne of ISIS is evil incarnate.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Humor, Politics, Violence, Science, War, Military, Assassins, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, Near Future, AI, Extra Sensory Perception
Downloads: 20939| Votes: 231 | Score: 8.76
Size: 997KB | Posted: Concluded:

5 Stranded in a Foreign Land

An Unwanted Visitors Story (1)
"Never Leave Anyone Behind" is a familiar refrain for Servicemen. A crew is incapacitated in a strange land and a hostile government tries to capture them and steal their resources. What if you're not in the military? Do you put your family's lives at risk, especially if they might not live. Josh Evens discovers a shipwrecked alien and tries to protect it and it's crew from his government.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Drama, Science, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future
Downloads: 26587| Votes: 528 | Score: 8.43
Size: 649KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 Per Ardua Ad Astra

in the Universe of Bill Axon
Bill Axon is a lecturer at the University of Southern Arkansas. He shares man's dream of going to the stars. The discoveries of a colleague, a Professor of Quantum Physics, are set to make that dream a reality. Read how that reality progresses.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Space, Near Future
Downloads: 55995| Votes: 552 | Score: 8.14
Size: 312KB | Posted: Concluded:

7 Hell Hound

'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: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence, War, Military, Near Future
Downloads: 4837| Votes: 193 | Score: 8.12
Size: 180KB | Posted: Concluded:

8 Dog and His Boy

A dog who can read one young guy's mine, a skinny girl who plans to make that young guy hers and purple stuff that does amazing things. Add crooked cops and politicians, survivors of an inter planetary battle and you have a wild adventure and a lot of fun.
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Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Humor, Politics, Science, Spies, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Young Adult
Downloads: 11351| Votes: 550 | Score: 8.04
Size: 435KB | Posted:

9 The Fallout

After the events of 2121, humans can no longer dwell on the radioactive surface of the Earth.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Spiritual
Tags: Spiritual, Religion, Historical, Post Apocalyptic, Futuristic, Near Future
Downloads: 149| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 10KB | Posted:

10 Per Astra Ad Galaxias

in the Universe of Bill Axon
Bill Axon now heads the Space Service. He shares man's dream of going to the stars, and now he's well on his way. He meets some unexpected friends, and makes some new ones. Read how that reality progresses. This story carries on closely from where 'Per Ardua Ad Astra' finished.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Humor, Science Fiction, Space, Near Future
Downloads: 28829| Votes: 274 | Score: 7.88
Size: 383KB | Posted: Concluded: