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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.
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: 38,680. 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: 79,580. 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.
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.
Neptune Crossing
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Series: Chaos Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 98,880. 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.
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.
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.
Tales from Omega Station: Abduction
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Price: Free! Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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What starts out as innocent adventure takes a brutal turn when corporate enemies of Kyrena's father decide to use her as collateral damage. Kyrena gets more than she bargained for, but she meets a guy who just might make the difference...and steal her heart.
The Helavite War
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Series: Star Traveler, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,510. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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Love character driven scifi? Join Jake & Arr on their adventures. The Helavite War is bk #1 of the Star Traveler Series. Jake is a human mercenary looking for a quiet place to rest, when his Protect Dar-dolf attacks the last living Henu, Arr. Feeling responsible, Jake stays on to care for Arr, as the alien with deep blue cat eyes & unusual abilities recovers. A bond is formed & an adventure begins
AstroTown - The Future of Humankind
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Price: Free! Words: 21,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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This is a book for fans of science fiction classics. AstroTown tells the story of Paul Driefontein, who finds himself transported to a distant future. Once there, the fate of humankind proves to have taken some very strange turns, as the earth has been abandoned and people now live in a space station. Paul brings a different world's view, and his presence in the city stirs up a revolution.
Jak Phoenix: Paid in Full (A Short Story)
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Series: The Jak Phoenix Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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An all new Jak Phoenix space adventure, set before the events of the first novel! Jak and Baxter are asked to pull off a seemingly simple grab – for a big payout. Unfortunately, shady dealings frequently end in space shenanigans.
Dancing Among the Stars
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Price: Free! Words: 24,080. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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A six-pack of Science and Speculative fiction stories. Meet aliens from other worlds and other dimensions. Some are friendly, and some... Well, just imagine how many dark alleys there might be in outer space.
Finis (Oolite Saga Part 4)
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Price: Free! Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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With the alien menace poised to overthrow the galaxy a lone group of combateers is all that that stands between them and total annihilation. When one of their number is kidnapped by the aliens and their plans thwarted, the group must decide whether to mount a rescue and risk losing the war, or sacrifice her for the greater good of humankind… This is the conclusion of the Oolite Saga.