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Chosen Shackles by Shaeor

The screen is running static. Face your shadow.

The future came in devastation, but we bury it in the lights now, to forget. It was better once, they tell us not to say. Now, at the end of our century, we’ve rebuilt. The city neon glows brighter and casts a shadow deeper on the world. This is just the beginning. In the Eastern Pacific, a sickness . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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Star Captain Annie by Will Cereal

After a mysterious ship kidnaps the crew of the starship Nightingale, the ship’s nav computer transfers command of the ship to the only survivor—a six-month-old baby girl. Nine years later, Star Captain Annie still commands the Nightingale, searching for the mysterious relic that her family sought when they went missing: the Elder Crown. . . .

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Seraph’s Gambit by Wayne Basta

Captain Ariana just wants to deliver her Slu passenger and collect the money, but now both the overbearing central government and the fanatical rebels have set their sights on her ship, and then there’s that little problem left over from the AI wars . . .  . . .

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ATL: Stories from the Retrofuture by Thedude3445

In the future of decades past, a world of robots and CRTs, Atlanta is the most powerful city in the world. And in that city, one twentysomething slacker named Morgan Harding dreams of being able to live a normal, peaceful life, but . . . that’s not happening. Together with a mysterious sentient robot and an overworked college student, Morgan must keep Atlanta safe . . .

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God in the Machine by Peter Tzinski

"We are forever caught in between the silent dreams of the cold machines."

God in the Machine is an ongoing science fiction series, which begins with a freak accident that brings a pair of robots out of normal operation and into . . . consciousness. Seemingly the only ones sentient, in a whole galaxy that’s full of nothing but robots, Loeb and Max have to find their way, and survive. Because to the rest of the galaxy, . . .

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Mountain Sound by Saf

With the cities aflame and massive warships silhouetting the sun, the human race is once more on the verge of destroying itself. The countryside was supposed to be far from the war, but death spreads like a virus—not that Efa would know. An android built for many jobs, Efa was given only one: to protect the sheep placed under her . . .

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Crystal Society by Max Harms

Crystal Society is hard science fiction about different ways of thinking. The protagonist is the social module of a young artificial general intelligence. Born into a world that is actively hostile to her existence she must work to survive and grow. She and her siblings must contend with cyborgs, aliens, and a world full of hostile humans in order to . . .

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Stuck Station by John Crandall

the ongoing sci-fi, action-adventure humor-hyphen-thingy

Containment Facility One is ancient, beautiful, and broken. Built eons ago in a parallel universe, the massive space station keeps the Destroyer—a genocidal and nearly omnipotent alien being—imprisoned. The Destroyer has already devoured all life in countless dimensions, and if he escapes, our universe is next. Unfortunately, the Containment Facility One crew is trapped too. That’s why they . . .

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Murder In Skin City by Bryan Lamb

Murder In Skin City is a noir murder mystery set in the near future. The interesting thing is, the protagonist is a robot. In fact, most of the main characters are robots. Imagine a hard-boiled detective tale mixed with an exploration of the evolution of Artificial Intelligence. There will be plenty of action, suspense, a mystery, and a sprinkling . . .

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Thomas Bleakly: PI by Robert Gryfft

Thomas Bleakly, Private Investigator is batflip insane. Sometimes it works for him, sometimes . . . not so much. One day a beautiful woman hires him to find her father. The catch? She’s a robot. Told from three perspectives, none of them necessarily trustworthy. Watch out for for nonsensical subplots, insane characters, and conspiracies that span whole realities. . . .

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Nano by Kyler

sci-fi, futuristic, nanobots, superheroes, superpowers

They say evolution is no longer possible. That the human race has stagnated. Physicality no longer plays a role in modern survival of the fittest, so what’s left to change? Makrotech has developed a revolutionary type of nanotechnology, designed to usher in a new age of humanity. To force the evolution. 18 year old Rhea and . . .

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Autonomy by Wijbren van Tuinen

In the year 3000 humans are colonising the galaxy. They are taking the vast frontier of space and are segmenting it, culturing it and constricting it. Autonomy Jones, mercenary and bounty hunter, refuses to accept this. Together with Tommy, her robotic partner, she drifts through space from planet to planet and station to station, accepting any job that will keep . . .

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GOD IN THE MACHINE

Metal Monsters

By Miladysa, editor, author of Refuge of Delayed Souls

Dec 3, 2008: When I set eyes on the illustration for the first part of this series I expected a story about a couple of sweet little robots and their adventures in outer space. Something along the lines of Robby the Robot meets Star Trek. Just goes to show that you should never judge a book by its cover nor a web fiction site by its home page.

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CHOSEN SHACKLES

Distinctive, Experimental Madness

By Rhodeworks, author of Not All Heroes

Apr 27, 2018: (Review of up to 20)

Chosen Shackles was a strange read. I feel this might be one of the first fictions on WFG where I may have to acknowledge that I’m not the intended audience and that I just don’t ‘get it’.

Let’s start with the things I adored. One, the webpage is just amazing. It’s distinct and memorable and it made me sit up and take notice immediately. More serials should [more . . .]

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