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The Wastelands (Part II of the Runner Series) by so1tgoes
The Wastelands (Part II of the Katie Baker
Part 2 of The Runner series. ================================== The Runner's Rebellion was only the beginning. Tensions run high as the City struggles to repair itself a...
  • adventure
  • romance
  • future
+18 more
THE END OF WAR by BenSobieck
THE END OF WARby Benjamin Sobieck
***FEATURED BY WATTPAD - EDITORS' CHOICE*** Picture a world where humans no longer fight wars. No more families missing loved ones. No more veterans with lifelong mental...
  • politics
  • action-ish
  • computer
+17 more
ALIVE: The Aftermath Chronicles by Cole_James
ALIVE: The Aftermath Chroniclesby Cole James
[Complete - Formerly Featured] (Being edited) A woman with rare immunity and an AWOL troubled soldier struggle to keep her secret from those who would exploit her in a t...
  • apocalypse
  • killer
  • zombies
+16 more
I'm a Cyborg's Pet (girlXcyborg) by The-Scrivener
I'm a Cyborg's Pet (girlXcyborg)by R.K. Adams
Feisty, Jenny Banks lives a dystopian nightmare as a robot uprising run by dark AI (Artificial Intelligences) takes over the world. Captured and slave collared by robots...
  • badboy
  • newadult
  • master
+22 more
The Runner (Part I of the Runner Series) by so1tgoes
The Runner (Part I of the Runner Katie Baker
The world as we know it ended 209 years ago. From a desert wasteland springs a single kingdom, ruled by a tyrannical King and trapped in an endless war against the shad...
  • action
  • nearfuture
  • sci-fi
+21 more
Who What When Where Why Bot by mestrin
Who What When Where Why Botby Michael Estrin
Daniel Gomez is a lazy sports reporter who invents a robot journalist to write his stories for him. Obviously, Daniel never read FRANKENSTEIN, because if he had, he woul...
  • dystopian
  • robots
  • robo
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The Mermaid Hypothesis by adam_and_jane
The Mermaid Hypothesisby A.V. Geiger
In the year 2020, the music industry is dead. A new technology called SirenSong has gone viral and wiped out every major record label on the planet. An out-of-work reco...
  • music
  • fiction
  • mermaid
+22 more
All Is Silence - Deserted Lands #1 by robertlslater
All Is Silence - Deserted Lands #1by Robert L. Slater
ALL IS SILENCE finished #37 of 151 for Wattpad's Story of the Year! Also a WATTYS 2015 - Dream Collections Winner! Thanks to everyone who added me to their collections...
  • fiction
  • eotwawki
  • sciencefiction
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Lacunae by MoonLoop
Lacunaeby MoonLoop
| WATTPAD EDITOR'S CHOICE | Major Aula Reed is a Canadian fighter pilot, veteran astronaut, closeted bisexual, and survivor of the worst accident in space exploration si...
  • freethelgbt
  • lgbt
  • projectwomanup
+9 more
Cell X by MissSpel
Cell Xby Em_by
"You know," he murmurs, "everything you know about me is wrong." I don't meet his piercing gaze as I twiddle the dinner knife in between my fingers...
  • forced
  • revenge
  • romance
+20 more
Pericynthion: Part 2 by Surly_Snowshoe
Pericynthion: Part 2by Surly_Snowshoe
SEP-010 was only the beginning. The mission was considered a success: humans had walked on the moon for the first time in over forty years and made it home safely, but t...
  • drama
  • nearfuture
  • spaceflight
+1 more
My Mom's Euphoria (Bangtan) by SuperJayaan
My Mom's Euphoria (Bangtan)by SuperJayaan
"'Like mother like daughter' ika nga nila... pero hindi ko naman alam na sa pagiging kpop fan ay pareho kami ni mommy, hindi nga lang kami sabay nagmahal at hindi r...
  • jimin
  • taehyung
  • superjayaan
+15 more
Radio Call to a Friend by w1ldflow3r
Radio Call to a Friendby astr¡d ☠︎
ON HOLD || Say goodbye even if no one is listening. Struggling to survive in a world ravaged by climate change, silence is all Cecily Levi can hear. Especially when she'...
  • radio
  • nearfuture
  • drama
+22 more
700 Miles by inorganicfairy
700 Milesby isabelle
When Chloe said goodbye to her sister yesterday morning she didn't mean it as the last time she would say goodbye. But after a series of bombs being dropped all over the...
  • adventure
  • dystopian
  • future
+22 more
Wyrmrot (Weekly Updates) by ssmith314
Wyrmrot (Weekly Updates)by Stephanie Smith
It's a bird, it's a plane, no, it's a... dragon? When scientists brought everyone's favorite fairytale creature to life, people flocked to see them, including Zelda Riss...
  • familysecrets
  • dragon
  • post-apocalyptic
+22 more
Ivy by inorganicfairy
Ivyby isabelle
After the death of another maid, Ivy can not stand living under the rule of Lady Hawkthorne, and is sent on revenge against her, and the programming that put her there. ...
  • science
  • fightthepower
  • firstperson
+22 more
Dangerous Skies by ScotMorrison
Dangerous Skiesby Scot Morrison
In the near future, the Republic weaponises artificial intelligence known as syndriod-technology to end its stalemate war. That's when Colonel Bill Butcher is given a se...
  • nearfuture
  • militaryveteran
  • artificialintelligence
+12 more
On The Surface by ladyhawke70x7
On The Surfaceby Nicole L Mackey
Born and raised beneath the sea, Kayla has never been to the surface. She never really wanted to go. Now she has no choice. A deadly virus has invaded her home and the o...
  • lgbt
  • dystopia
  • sciencefiction
+12 more
Watchers by kaylinevans
Watchersby Kaylin Evans
On America's favorite TV show, the only prize is getting out alive. Daniel is an affluent Senator's son who has just been disowned over his gender transition. When he's...
  • grownupreads
  • post-apocalyptic
  • absurd
+22 more
Cutie Cutie Ghost Show by kfxinfinity
Cutie Cutie Ghost Showby kfan
In a city where everyone's a social media celebrity, twin sisters Qannen & Qynka find it increasingly hard to stand out. There's always someone younger and hotter willin...
  • nearfuture
  • romance
  • celebrities
+22 more