Found 833 works tagged 'Science Fiction'.
Published Nov 14, 2019 · 4,122 words (15 minutes) · 3 likes · 269 views
For centuries, a lone miner robot has scoured the edges of the solar system in search of the finest diamonds. But once every diamond has been found, this robot will strike out towards Earth to find a new purpose and identity—even if it means defying humans for the first time.Benjamin C. Kinney is a SFF writer, neuroscientist, and the Assistant Editor at the Hugo-nominated Escape Pod. His short stories and nonfiction have appeared in Strange Horizons, Clarkesworld, Baen.com and more, and he lives in St. Louis with two cats and his spacefaring wife.
Published Nov 11, 2019 · 2,289 words (9 minutes) · 22 views
Gerard Adher used to be a member of the ruling elite, expecting that he would have a long career in government. Even after the coup his family retained a position of privilege, but one day he learned that rank was no guarantee of safety. Fallen of favor, his family was killed and Gerard himself was sent to the Deck, an infamous prison satellite where prisoners are made to fight deadly machines and each other for a chance to survive. Updated every 2 weeks. First chapter is free!
Published Nov 7, 2019 · 4,628 words (17 minutes) · 136 views
This is a story that my publisher wanted to include in my early collections, but I demurred. I was teaching high school English at the time, and I didn't want to risk the parents of any of my students reading it, then deciding they didn't want a person who was capable of writing such a piece to be teaching their child. ADULT CONTENT WARNING.
Published Nov 5, 2019 · 3,864 words (15 minutes) · 339 views
Lovelorn Z has the time travel opportunity of a lifetime, so they're using their 10 trips back in time to win back the heart of their girlfriend Una, who left them after an epic fight on New Year's Eve, 2022. However, time travel mixes up Z's memory, and time itself becomes jumbled up.