All Androids Lie

Short Story Collection
Series: Stand Alone
Pages: 123
Hard Science Fiction | Short Reads


With powerful and haunting prose, these stories explore the resilience of the human spirit.

These science fiction stories will take you on a journey through shattered lives and distorted realities. Dynamic characters are set in dramatic civilizations populated by androids, creatures, and space empires. Each story explores the painful aftermath of loss, trauma, and tragedy.


All Androids Lie– In this gripping legal thriller, two highly skilled lawyers engage in a battle of wits over the accused, Roscoe Travis. William Bennett and Deloris Gayley are both known for their cunning and intellect, but as the trial progresses, William begins to sense that there is something missing from the proceedings. As the lawyers present their complex arguments and analyze data, it becomes clear that all may not be what it seems. As the human jury deliberates, William and Deloris eagerly await the verdict that will determine the future of their profession and their place in society. This thought-provoking story explores themes of trust, justice, and the nature of humanity in a world where humans must coexist with machines.

Streak Across the Sky – Excerpt from Captain Henry Gallant

Game – In “The Game”, a mother and daughter embark on a thrilling adventure through a city in chaos. Maria is excited to play the popular game of tag everyone is talking about. Still, as explosions and gunfire erupted around them, it becomes clear that this is no ordinary game. With the promise of spectacular prizes, Maria is determined to win, but her mother knows the stakes are much higher than a new toy. As they navigate through danger and uncertainty, the bond between mother and daughter is put to the ultimate test. Will they make it to the finish line and claim the prize, or will their journey end in tragedy? This heart-pounding tale explores the lengths a mother will go to protect her child and the power of a child’s innocence in the face of chaos.

Siren – “I saw her first” begins a gripping love story that follows the tumultuous relationship between Alana and Alexander, two star-crossed lovers whose paths cross again after months of separation. As a military man, Alex knows the dangers of leaving behind the one he loves, and when he finally returns, he finds Alana engaged to another man. But despite the odds, he refuses to give up on their love, and as they navigate their way through a war-torn world, Alex must fight not only for his country but also for the woman he loves.

Time off – Excerpt from Dark Genius

Five Potatoes – In “Five Potatoes,” a young woman is trapped in her village during a devastating war that has left her isolated, hungry, and alone.

The Great Filter – is a thrilling science fiction novel that explores the possibility of intelligent life beyond Earth and the potential dangers that come with it.

Whispers – is a gripping tale of a young woman’s journey through the trials and tribulations of the university and political activism.

Only the Brave – Excerpt from Captain Hawkins

Round Trip – The last thing he remembered was closing the circuit for the time machine.

It’s Painless – Everyone lies.

Death’s Dream Kingdom – Excerpt from Youngblood

Ellen – is a tale of lost love and second chances.

Splatter – a young woman witnesses a deadly explosion that shakes her to the core.

Threadbare – Excerpt from Midshipman Henry Gallant at the Academy.