Story Ideas Category
Alfonso Posadas shares his idea for a slightly different take on the invasion of alien parasites trope.
Humanity fails to prevent a medium-sized asteroid collision and suffers unforeseen consequences in this story idea by Jay Brown.
In the midst of a labor shortage, the building of the ghettos cannot progress quickly enough. To increase production, the construction company turns to a revolutionary idea; they “gamify” the construction project.
The set-up is very much like that of Lost. We begin with a number of plane crash survivors arriving on an island.
Six brief sci-fi ideas written by science fiction writer Brandon Lampitoc.
Imagine if H.G Wells’ The Time Machine were set aboard a spaceship. That’s how this idea came about. Instead of a machine that travels through time, we have stasis chambers, and instead of a Victorian inventor, we have an interstellar pioneer.
A story about alien invasion, galactic politics, and high-stakes gambling.
Five quick and simple ideas for an alien invasion story.
A complex tale of subterfuge, manipulation, aliens, alien fascists, nuclear weapons and space-lasers.
10 simple ideas for alternate history scenarios and settings.
Alfonso Posadas Jr. shares his take on the ideas used in the Alien Nation franchise, merging the ideas of alien citizenship on Earth with the threat of global terrorism.
In a world where all forms of religion have been outlawed, worship has become an illicit underworld activity, theology has become a subversive and dangerous idea, and faith an addiction.
10 quick ideas for a time travel story. Everything from colonies in the distant past and future to “Jesus vs the Time Police”.
Near-future story about an agency that sends an interviewer back in time to personally arrange “final interviews” with famous people from history.
It starts off with the arrival of a strange object of unknown origin and the subsequent fireball which is atmospheric entry. The object is found by locals of a nearby town which all too quickly becomes infected by a strange biological agent…
Ahriman-108 has turned soft men into harden veterans due to the hellish environment both within and without its network of mines. However, men can only be pushed so far before they decide to push back….
The Hive Programme proposes that mankind move underground until the ice age thaws. The programme developers draw up an unbelievable but achievable plan to create underground mega cities that will sustain life for generations to come.
The decision between whether or not the children survive would seem to give us two possible directions for this story; a survival story and an action-packed revenge thriller.
Simon volunteers for a radical and experimental new cancer treatment. This treatment uses teleportation technology to remove the tumors from a patient’s body.
In this storyline, humans long ago gave up on developing FTL travel or using suspended animation to ferry people across the stars. Instead, we use TeleBeamers, or Beamies for short.