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The Star Creature
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Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Today this would be called Flash Fiction. In 1979 it was a "short-short" story. It was first published in the Winter, 1979, issue of Unearth Magazine (Volume 2, Number 4). This is a story of the first encounter between two intelligent species. I've tried to present an unusual viewpoint and challenge some preconceptions. Mostly, I hope you enjoy it.
Shadowplay: Book One of the Starcrown Chronicles
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Series: The Starcrown Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Waking up on a strange ship, 21 year old Cordass Pell learns that he is on his way to serve a life sentence on the penal planet of Demerl. But before the transport arrives, the ship is hijacked by pirates and Pell and the other prisoners are sold as slaves to a sadistic owner. The trouble is that he can’t remember anything about his life before waking up. And someone keeps trying to kill him.
Memories of Hel
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Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by Distinguished Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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After a merciless enemy boards her cargo hauler, Captain Kasha Eaves is forced to make one of the most difficult decisions of her life - she withdraws her distress call. “DCCS Memories of Hel to any vessel within range – this ship is to be considered hostile. Repeat – the Memories of Hel is hostile. Destroy on sight.” However, her crew's fight for survival and freedom has barely begun.
The Astoundingly True Tale of José Fabuloso
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Price: Free! Words: 56,180. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Take a stripper, a crazy pilot, an ace accountant, an alcohol obsessed engineer, and a mysterious curmudgeon. Place in a small stolen ship and agitate with stalkers, assassins, and lots of espresso. The result is the Astoundingly True Tale of José Fabuloso!
Of North Blood Drawn
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Series: Magen, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 169,140. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Exiled by his people, the mythical 'North Ice-Islanders', Magen Agasan is an outcast. Born without telepathy; he is abnormal, a regression. He is thrown into a 300 year inter-planetary war that has nothing to do with his people. A dark shadow dogs his steps. Ancient prophesy hangs over him. A spy is sleeping. Full of entertaining characters, wry humour, and even a dash of romance.
Majesty's Offspring (Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 93,860. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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More than a century ago, war hero Julius Verndock helped end a galactic war with Majesty—the first living machine. Today in 2213, he and his partner Laina command a pirate ship, and despite their desire to retire from the pirate life, are drawn into another galactic conflict where they must once again save humanity, but this time with help from Chorus—Majesty's secret offspring...
Sholpan
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Price: Free! Words: 37,700. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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She'd rather die than be a slave to the conquerors of her home world.
A Plain Jane Book One
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Series: A Plain Jane, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 79,630. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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A sci-fi space opera with a dash of romance, action, and mystery, A Plain Jane follows Jane as she travels the galaxy desperately trying to find out who she is, where she's from, and what she's really capable of.
Red Planet
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Series: The Gem War. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 145,250. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Kidnapped scientists and forcible genetic modification… A flight from the authorities… Intergalactic crime and vengeance… Political intrigue… Brutal murder… War with the only other civilization in the galaxy… New technology discovered in ancient ruins… A frantic journey across the galaxy to save the future of Earth… The first installment in the Gem War series.
Neptune Crossing
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Series: The Chaos Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 97,250. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
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When John Bandicut encounters an alien intelligence on Neptune's moon Triton, his life changes irrevocably. Urged by the alien quarx now sharing his mind, he accepts an audacious mission—to steal a ship and hurtle across the solar system in a desperate bid for Earth's survival. Book 1 of The Chaos Chronicles, by the Nebula-nominated author of Eternity's End—with a new Afterword by the author.
Faster Than Light: Dobhriathar
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Price: Free! Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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The second in a series of short stories about the I.S.S. Fenghuang, the last faster-than-light starship in the galaxy. In this volume, Governor Caitlin Adair struggles with her place among the crew while they investigate an isolated solar mining platform.
Pretty Pink Planet
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Series: Lori and Chiing, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Lori, an agent of SOESFOL (Search Out and Establish Sentient Forms of Life) visits Prism, a popular tourist destination, to track down planet pirates and rescue aliens, if she can find and talk to them.
The Rebelliousness of Trassi Udang
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Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Short story set in the ISF-Allion universe. Published in the Belong anthology (Ticonderoga publications). Fifteen-year old Ari has plenty of run-ins with enforcers when he smuggles prohibited ingredients for his uncle and other clandestine restaurants in the B-sector of New Jakarta Station. But he stumbles on a rebellion that reaches far outside his insular little work, and is far more dangerous.
The Zochtil
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Jump to the Stars! Join the Solar Fleet! The Solar Fleet faces just two problems: one, the alien blockade that prevents any ship from leaving the solar system, and two, the United Monarchy of Europe, which is tying up most of the Solar Fleet's resources, thus preventing them from attacking the blockade. Almek Manning is eighteen and wishes to join the Solar Fleet as a midshipman.
From Chaos Born (In Her Name: The First Empress, Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 83,970. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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For long ages, the Kreelan race has been ruled by war. Only the priests and priestesses of the ancient martial orders have prevented the utter destruction of their kind. But a newly arisen ruler, the Dark Queen, seeks to destroy the ages-old equilibrium. All that stands before her is a child of prophecy, a child destined to unite their race. A child the Dark Queen must kill at any cost...
Faster Than Light: Babel Among the Stars
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Price: Free! Words: 44,840. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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The third in a series of short stories about the I.S.S. Fenghuang, the last faster-than-light starship in the galaxy, and its crew of rebels determined to reunite humanity. This entry delves into the history of Captain Seth Garland and reveals how he came to be the last hope for interstellar travel.
Belarus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,930. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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For Andrei Mironenko, the colony world of Belarus is the fulfillment of his dream to resurrect the glory of Imperial Russia. But floating around this supposedly pristine planet are strange artifacts, evidence of an ancient civilization. The builders of these artifacts are not extinct, and they are a species without mercy. Cruelty is their highest art form, and Humans their favorite prey . . .
Sliding Void (Book 1 of the Sliding Void science fiction series)
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Price: Free! Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Captain Lana Fiveworlds has a hell of a lot of problems. She's sliding void in an ageing seven-hundred-year-old space ship, scrabbling around the edges of civilised space trying to find a cargo lucrative enough to pay her bills without proving so risky that it'll kill her.
Star Sails: Dark Matter
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Series: Star Sails, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Dark Matter is #1 in the Star Sails' series: Earth's first space ship, the good ship Pax has been sent to the Virgo Cluster to make first contact. Full of humanity's best and brightest engineers, scientist and leaders it is a peaceful mission of exploration. But something has gone terribly wrong.
Iástron
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Series: The Gilaxiad, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 141,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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Two-hundred years ago the powerful Iástron race disappeared. Fifty years ago it died out completely. Darkness followed. War and death and suffering, born of prejudice and fear, fills the Four Systems. Crilshar’s power grows. The Systemal Alignment trembles. Titan, the only force able to fight back, has never been weaker.