Children of Steel Universe

A Series by John Van Stry

Children of Steel
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Series: Children of Steel Universe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 177,400. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is the story of a genetically created and modified worker in the future. Working the dangerous jobs that humans no longer wish to do in deep space, frontier worlds, and corporate 'takeovers'. Based on the forms of different animals, the lives of these workers are sometimes brief, often times violent. But when all is said and done, they try to make the best of the life they have.
Danger Money
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Series: Children of Steel Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,460. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is the story of a genetically created assassin born and bred by a corporation of the future. Held in virtual isolation when not on assignment he looks forward not only to the kill, but to the freedom he gains on assignment. A little crazy and supremely arrogant, when he and his friends are sold out his world is suddenly shattered. Can he survive to set things right? And just what is 'right'?
Dialene
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Series: Children of Steel Universe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is the story of a genetically created worker in the future. Working the dangerous jobs that humans no longer wish to do in deep space, she finds herself in a bad situation after a failed 'takeover' attempt by the captain of her ship. Effectively a POW with no one to redeem her, she now has to pay off her accessed portion of the damages, and POW's do not get the good jobs...
Lead, Follow, or Suffer the Consequences
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Series: Children of Steel Universe. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,060. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Koen's been nothing but a screw up his whole career. He's gotten in trouble so many times and had fines added to his debt that he'll never make buyout. Assigned to a small ship as punishment for his misdeeds he suddenly finds himself the sole survivor of an unexpected attack. This story takes place in a future where genetically modified animorphic beings do the jobs too dangerous for humans.