near-future

The Last She by hjnelson
The Last Sheby H.J. Nelson
A plague has swept over the Earth, killing the majority of the population and every female. Except one. Ara witnessed the horror and destruction, but for the last three...
  • youngadult
  • prisoner
  • forced
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We Survivors by ljthomas
We Survivorsby L.J. Thomas
After disease and nuclear warfare decimate the world population, 17-year-old Nadia is sure she's the last person left on Earth. Then one night, she hears a voice on her...
  • adventure
  • genetics
  • nearfuture
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I'm a Cyborg's Pet (girlXcyborg) by The-Scrivener
I'm a Cyborg's Pet (girlXcyborg)by R.K. Adams
Feisty 19 year old, Jenny Banks is thrown into a dystopian nightmare as a robot uprising run by dark AI (Artificial Intelligences) takes over the world. Captured and sla...
  • sassy
  • slave
  • featured
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After Humanity by stpolishook
After Humanityby Stacey L. Polishook
* 2017 WATTY WINNER!* Humans are at the top of the food chain and always have been. But what if they weren't? What if another took our place and decided to raise and...
  • nearfuture
  • cannibal
  • wattys2017
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Marine World by rachksnaps
Marine Worldby Rachksnaps
-A featured story- Welcome to Marine World, the first mermaid inspired theme park in the world and the most magical place on earth. That is, for everyone except the merm...
  • featured
  • survival
  • geneticengineering
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The Runner (Part I of the Runner Series) by so1tgoes
The Runner (Part I of the Runner S...by 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...
  • youngadult
  • dystopianfiction
  • teenfiction
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The Mermaid Hypothesis (2016 Watty Award Winner) by adam_and_jane
The Mermaid Hypothesis (2016 Watty...by 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. (Justin Bieber? Long...
  • love
  • multimedia
  • psychological
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The Wastelands (Part II of the Runner Series) by so1tgoes
The Wastelands (Part II of the Run...by 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...
  • sci-fi
  • teen
  • girlpower
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Arena of Justice (completed) by rachksnaps
Arena of Justice (completed)by Rachksnaps
Seventeen-year-old Zoe never expected to find herself on the wrong side of the law, but when she's convicted of a murder she didn't commit, she's sentenced to the Arena...
  • nearfuture
  • survival
  • forbiddenlove
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Enhancement #Wattys2015 WINNER! by scifiwriter
Enhancement #Wattys2015 WINNER!by kelly
Welcome to the nation. Welcome to the place where everything is monitored... everything is portioned... everything is perfectly under control... Everything except the Sk...
  • utopia
  • utopian
  • science-fiction
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A Tale of Two Astronauts by Surly_Snowshoe
A Tale of Two Astronautsby Surly_Snowshoe
SEP-010 was only the beginning for Jamie Cunningham. The mission was considered a success, but the cost was staggering to the agency and her own personal life. This is a...
  • aviation
  • spaceflight
  • drama
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Big Data: A Startup Thriller Novel by LucasCarlson
Big Data: A Startup Thriller Novelby Lucas Carlson
If you think artificial intelligence is dangerous, then you don't know the real threat to humanity's future... Luna Valencia is the founder of the hottest artificial int...
  • hacker
  • singularity
  • startups
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Skin Deep by jandralee
Skin Deepby jandralee
Bellus is the first and only "skinny pill", and it cures nearly every disease on the planet. When 18-year-old Lucy decides she doesn't *want* to be perfect, sh...
  • technology
  • bodypositivity
  • highschool
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Invader by marjoryk
Invaderby Marjory Kaptanoglu
[From a 2018 Featured Author] A woman with a criminal past, stranded on a Pacific island, faces a hostile alien alongside a mysterious man who hides a crucial secret. TO...
  • adventure
  • thriller
  • drama
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DreamSpace by scriblodeau
DreamSpaceby nevarah
~ My description of this work will probably change as it progresses. For now, though, think of it as an exploration of inner and outer space, a foray into the realm of s...
  • mission
  • quest
  • nearfuture
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Blade by ClaudiaMarie20
Bladeby Claudia Marie
Pandora was nothing but a child prodigy - truly nothing special but when Tyler and Brae begin to attend her school and demand she leave with them, she figures maybe she...
  • girlpower
  • youngadult
  • sci-fi
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Lavender Sky by CherryBombKiller
Lavender Skyby Jozylin C. Dynasty
The world is slowly dying after it's been discovered that women are no longer able to carry female babies to full term due to a sudden flash of purple that took over the...
  • science-fantasy
  • schoollife
  • femaleprotagonist
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If The World Couldn't Speak by TetraBox
If The World Couldn't Speakby TetraBox
Have you ever wanted everyone to just disappear? Have you ever tried to free yourself from this self-suffocating society, and be left alone for eternity? Meet Joseph Par...
  • isolation
  • sci-fi
  • mystery
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Dangerous Skies by ScotMorrison
Dangerous Skiesby Scot Morrison
From the future, when the Republic seeks to end its stalemate war and weaponises artificial intelligence known as syndroid-technology. The sole survivor of the Battle of...
  • random
  • speculativesciencefiction
  • adventure
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Chasing White [Draft 1] by frozen_lovotic
Chasing White [Draft 1]by A Girl Living Like She's Goin...
High school teacher Addie Bryant's world changes the moment her seven year old daughter Izzy, her best friend's daughter, and one of her students disappear. The case soo...
  • original
  • fighting
  • supernatural
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