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Corporate Intent #0: Missing Profits? (Story)

by Hallett German

A craving for off-world coffee leaves Judy and Diana tracking down a business that is giving away free money. Is this offer really a means to those needing a financial helping hand or is it something more sinister...

Dieselpunk ePulp Showcase 2

by John Picha

This sci-fi smorgasbord serves up 9 retro tales inspired by the pulp magazines of the 1920s - 1940s. It drops you into the deco chiseled cities of alternate Americana, airlifts you to exotic locales, then rockets...

Shadow Parasite

by Stuart Knott

Two crude friends are whiling away their summer holidays from University in their local corner shop. Their days consist of mocking the customers they serve, and planning their extra-cirricular activities, with...

Ascension

by Drew Wagar

A tale of what might happen when an example of sophisticated technology is suddenly thrust upon a backward culture steeped in religion. Ascension tells the story of a young woman alienated from her culture,...

Discipline

by W.E. Larson

There’s no joy in coming of age for Lexi. As a illegitimate third-born daughter, she knew the day only held exile from her clan-hold. Outside the walls of her home, there is only the unforgiving desert under...

All Geeked Up

by Tom Lichtenberg

Gadget lovers beware! Those amazing devices in your hands and pockets today will seem primitive and trivial very soon. That day is fast approaching. Already the greatest minds of the generation after the next...

Patient Review

by Ray Daley

The Doctor once said "I am definitely a mad man with a box" but what if that's what he REALLY was? Perhaps that might explain his behaviour?

The Machine

by Matthew Stoff

If computers could talk... what would they say?

Why Bobby Fischer Sued The Last Starfighter

by William Hrdina

A short story exploring what happened to Bobby Fischer when he disappeared in 1972 after winning the World Chess Championships.

Theaker's Quarterly Fiction #36

by Silver Age Books

144 pages of fiction and reviews, all available for free download! Our fiction this time: The Photographer’s Tale by Daniel Mills, A Fable of Worcester by Victor D. Infante, Angeline of the Woods by Dylan...

Oblivion

by Stephen W. Cote

A long time ago, Diotitus was a Greek god. At least for about a month until his worshiper-base of eight converted. Now, Diotitus lives in an apartment in the afterlife of the generally unsaved. One neighbor...

The 53rd Attempt

by Ray Daley

Keep trying until you succeed, no matter what you are attempting. Even if it's the attempt to discover time travel. Better luck next time, perhaps?

Replay

by Drew Wagar

An Oolite Short Story - Difficult to describe even in summary without giving away the plot. It’s only three and a half pages long, so won’t take you long. Suffice to say, things aren’t always what they...

Milk Run

by Ray Daley

On a regular planet hop made many times before without incident the first blemish on a perfect record is only ever less than a second away. When the worst happens can anyone save them?

Zombies! Episode 8: The Good, the Bad, and the Zombie

by Ivan Turner

Is the apocalypse a world wide event or is it something that happens privately to the individual? It's Christmas. While Greg Smith is reunited with his estranged parents, Anthony Heron must battle his demons...

Missing, presumed vanished

by Ray Daley

After the escape from a robbery almost becomes a disaster, can two fugitives stay free from the long arm of the law?

Theaker's Quarterly Fiction #41

by Silver Age Books

Issue forty-one of Theaker's Quarterly Fiction features two long stories – "Milo Don't Count Coup", by Ross Gresham, and Notes on the Bone" by Charles Wilkinson – a shorter one by Douglas Thompson – "DogBot™"...

The Ohso Project: The Recruit

by Jeff Thomason

Drew had never been to the principal’s office before. He had always been a good kid—at least he considered himself such—and he tried to stay out of trouble. But here he was sitting on a bench in the office...

In The Mouth Of The Gift Horse

by Ray Daley

Surprise presents are very nice, even to extremely tyranical dictators. Sometimes the surprise is that anyone will even SEND you a present!

Copy, Write

by Ray Daley

An advertising agency in the golden age of radio is no place for a science fiction writer. Or is it? Find out inside!