Short Stories - Science Fiction

Short stories are works of brief narrative prose, which usually focus on a limited number of characters and a single, decisive plot incident. Significantly shorter and more compact than novels, short stories leave the reader with a snapshot or slice of life.

Greener Grass

Greener Grass

MichaelJSullivan
2 parts / 8 pages, updated Jul 04, 2014PG-13Completed
HE WANTED TO ESCAPE HIS PROBLEMS. HE WANTED TO SEE THE FUTURE. HE NEVER CONSIDERED WHAT THE FUTURE WANTED. Confronted with suffering a painful death from cancer, Dan Sturge... read more
34,331 reads votes 235 comments 82
Sci-Fi SmackDown

Sci-Fi SmackDown

sigrist
1 page, updated Aug 29, 2014
111 reads votes 5 comments 12
The Ouroboros Incident

The Ouroboros Incident

TimNorwood
12 parts / 13 pages, updated Aug 27, 2014GVideoCompleted
The SS Adishesha is the two hundred and fiftieth link in a chain of star ships which have carried human beings across the Galaxy. As it approaches its destination, there are surprises in store...
807 reads votes 28 comments 16
Dream Girls

Dream Girls

AngusEcrivain
11 parts / 4 pages, updated Aug 26, 2014PG-13
The Dream Girls can make your every fantasy come true, but what happens when one of their own is in peril?
1,220 reads votes 122 comments 40
The Ride

The Ride

CottonJones
1 page, updated Jul 17, 2014G
“The Ride” is a short-short story, and this style of writing became popular in the 17th century. It usually tells the reader about a single incident with as few of characters p... read more
1,805 reads votes 23 comments 45
After The Crash

After The Crash

emotionsickness
6 parts / 3 pages, updated Aug 26, 2014
Asteriod (285263)1998QE2 mysteriously crashed into planet Earth's moon on May 27, 2221. After the collision, nothing was the same.
2,147 reads votes 28 comments 18
Andy

Andy

DirkWalvoord
25 parts / 30 pages, updated Aug 25, 2014PG-13Completed
Is the world ready for the perfect man? What if the perfect man is not a man at all, but a machine instead?
901 reads votes 44 comments 7
Acceptance

Acceptance

ElctrcHuman
3 pages, updated Feb 13, 2014PG-13Completed
When it is announced that an asteroid measuring eleven miles across will strike the Earth in a matter of hours, a man observes the world's population living the day as if it was their last.
344 reads votes 26 comments 14
Morphs

Morphs

JoshTownley
2 parts / 3 pages, updated Aug 24, 2014PGCompleted
Tobi's father died to protect a simple package wrapped in brown paper. Now the task has fallen to Tobi. What does it contain that's so important, and why will the mysterious man in black do anything to get it back?
624 reads votes 11 comments 5
The Duck

The Duck

ddgbooks
4 pages, updated Jun 14, 2013Completed
K-8 lives in the future, where the environment has been devastated, and human beings are now clones. And her fondest dream is to see a duck, for real, and not just through memory... read more
13,576 reads votes 428 comments 349
This is How You Die: the Mini Death Tales

This is How You Die: the Mini Death Tales

NathanBurgoine
5 parts / 3 pages, updated Jul 16, 2014PG
Introduction: Would You Want to Know? This is How You Die: Hematoma This is How You Die: Murder This is How You Die: Under Collapsing Shelf This is How You Die: After Many Years, Stops Breathing, With a Smile on Face
30,631 reads votes 842 comments 125
Free and Flying

Free and Flying

snapcracklepop1234
4 parts / 8 pages, updated Aug 17, 2014
Sage Nicolson is having her seventeenth birthday is a couple weeks. Little does she know that her seventeenth birthday has something to do with her dead father. As she go... read more
50 reads votes 5 comments 5
Mecanikally

Mecanikally

KuroChocolate
2 pages, updated Aug 30, 2014G
In a world, there is a cord... (...With special thanks to Penny, whose suggestions I've incorporated as of 20/9/'14)
41 reads votes 3 comments 5
Trapped in hidden world

Trapped in hidden world

x_Aisha_x
3 parts / 2 pages, updated Sep 03, 2014G
Little she knew about our own world when she found herself trapped into a hidden world. How did she reach there? What would she do there? How would she rescue her... read more
44 reads votes 7 comments 1
Hide

Hide

FreyLou
1 page, updated Aug 27, 2014PGCompleted
Isabelle Gala is hiding from the bellatorems, a race of mutations, that are indestructible, or so you may think. This story is set in the future and is a short story.
57 reads votes 4 comments 7
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