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.

The 45th Man

The 45th Man

Beary_42
13 parts / 30 pages, updated Jul 22, 2014PG-13
As he battles his own doubts, one solitary savior investigates humankind's mysterious past.
97 reads votes 17 comments 8
Terminated

Terminated

shining_star107
4 pages, updated Jul 02, 2014PGCompleted
Dameon has always been told and believed that his father's chemical experiments are 'for the greater good' and to 'benefit humanity'. Until he finds out that his father's definition of those phrases is very different than he expected.
27 reads votes 3 comments 4
The Student

The Student

writingoddess9700
4 parts / 7 pages, updated Jul 24, 2014
Evan Harris knows he's a jerk sometimes. Okay, well, make that a lot of the time. But he can't help it. With an overbearing mother, a nonchalant father, and not one, but two ... read more
129 reads votes 13 comments 12
Araluen's Tears

Araluen's Tears

Tris001
1 page, updated Jun 23, 2014GPicturesCompleted
This is a made up myth about why it snows. Written when I was 12.
15 reads votes 3 comments 2
Gumtree Loneliness

Gumtree Loneliness

stars_are_MAGIC
10 parts / 10 pages, updated Jul 20, 2014PG
What will happen between the alien and the lonely girl? © 2014 by Larissa, stars_are_MAGIC. All Rights Reserved
546 reads votes 51 comments 39
Up In Flames

Up In Flames

utopianism
4 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 03, 2014PG-13
What if you wake up in the midst of a fire, flames consuming everything around you? You don't remember anything--from how you got here to why you are here. Not even your da... read more
142 reads votes 18 comments 7
Fixing Noah

Fixing Noah

raindrop
1 page, updated Jun 26, 2014PG
Noah never wanted to be forgotten, only to forget; but contracts are binding, and he can never go back. Here, all is erased and remade.
47 reads votes 8 comments 9
Free and Flying

Free and Flying

snapcracklepop1234
3 parts / 5 pages, updated Jul 18, 2014
Sage Nicolson is havering 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 ... read more
23 reads votes 4 comments 5
Big Book Of Short Stories

Big Book Of Short Stories

addictedelipsis
2 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 04, 2014
This is a book filled with all my short stories...the ones I write for The Elimination Contest! This contest is judged and created by Livv29. Good luck to all my fellow contestants! Let the games begin...
61 reads votes 7 comments 7
Don't Blame Me

Don't Blame Me

societyhatesme69
1 page, updated May 25, 2014PG-13Completed
[TEST SUBJECT NO.652] NAME: Lizzie White D.O.B: 16/07/1992 LOCATION: Montreal, Canada FORMULA: Z0M131E OUTCOME: unknown.
39 reads votes 8 comments 4
The Terra! Project

The Terra! Project

Elpis0
6 parts / 6 pages, updated Jul 02, 2014PG-13
After waking up in a mysterious room. Aya finds out that she is part of a secret organization called the Terra! Project. Having almost no memory of their former life wh... read more
76 reads votes 11 comments 6
The Aliens in Wal-Mart

The Aliens in Wal-Mart

Serayna
8 parts / 9 pages, updated Jun 26, 2014
A sarcastic thief finds herself locked in Wal-Mart, the store from which she stole from, after a crazy metal ball crash-lands to earth and a massively confusing al... read more
411 reads votes 42 comments 56
| blank slate |

| blank slate |

hey_ketchup
16 parts / 25 pages, updated May 29, 2014PGCompleted
Markers: everyone has them. They are like a map on your skin, and, if you know how, they can tell you the future. But what if what if they can lie? What if not everyone has them? ©2014 Rankings:Science Fiction #815
615 reads votes 54 comments 36
Soul Mates

Soul Mates

darlingDystopia
2 parts / 6 pages, updated Jul 06, 2014PGCompleted
A short story about an alternate world where on the night of our sixteenth birthday, while we sleep, we possess the body of our one destined soul mate for three minutes, no ma... read more
100 reads votes 6 comments 12
Traveling To Change

Traveling To Change

xxlovetowritexx
4 parts / 8 pages, updated Jul 06, 2014PG-13Pictures
Some people dream and some don't. In dreams anything is possible; you can fly, create, do the unimaginable. When Isabelle Belize dreams, it's different. She is in c... read more
536 reads votes 64 comments 69
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