Short stories tagged with Apocalypse

Listing 51 stories.

As an asteroid approaches to decimate Earth, a young female horticulturist remains behind to help catalogue plant species before impact. But after reflecting on her grief and connecting with another scientist, the young woman decides to remain on earth when the asteroid hits.

In the far future, a selfless woman helps a wary man flee from a destroyed Earth to the world beyond the solar system.

A woman finds a genie in a bottle after the end of the world — except that he's not a genie, he's a wish-fulfiller and former theater-critic, and this is the sixth apocalypse through which he's had to live.

In the far future, extraterrestrials wage war on Earth. Despite the aliens’ comparative strength, mankind’s tenacity fascinates one extraterrestrial soldier to the point of absolute endearment.

In an apocalyptic future where Earth has been ravaged, a lonely man studies the stars until, one day, they come to him.

In an apocalyptic far future, a man is trapped in an infinite loop of dreams.

In a flood-ravaged world, a haughty man turns away beggars who, unlike him, failed to stock up before the dystopia, unless one man makes a request he’d never heard before: whiskey, please.

In a world where most humans have died off, a group of robots is left to learn how to operate in the world for themselves.

In an Alaskan war camp during the apocalypse, a former microbiologist butchers the only form of meat left for consumption: the corpses of her deceased neighbors.

A college student and his former dissertain advisor use their knowledge of anthropology to survive the zombie apocalypse and theorize about the evolution of humans and zombies.