Science Fiction Short Stories
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Random Story
A frightened railway signal-man is plagued by premonitions of distasters.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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In a devastated world, a group of men travel to New York, with something special in a suitcase.
- Length: 51 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
Foraminifera 9 is bored, bored, bored - and what better way to relieve boredom than a trip back in time?
- Length: 21 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Welcome to the scifi short story section at east of the web. Find this month's featured stories above. You can browse the scifi library by subgenre or search it for a title, author or keyword. Clicking on an author's name lists all their stories along with further information and links. Stories can be read online, printed or downloaded for reading offline or on handheld devices.
Top Short Stories
When the ugly girl decides to find herself a husband she has no idea what she’s letting herself in for.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
A conversation about an unusual discovery.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
They would have the time of their lives. A long time.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
My name is John Price AD, and I have to decide if someone lives or dies.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
A book lover lends one of his prized possessions to a mysterious girl.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
A historian is given the chance to run very realistic simulations of the past.
- Length: 47 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
"Before we met, you showed me your diary."
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Professor Panini is too clever for his own good.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Not even fame can protect you when the world goes wrong.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
In a devastated world, a group of men travel to New York, with something special in a suitcase.
- Length: 51 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
Top 20 Short Stories

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