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The End of Earthrise - Orbit the Sun – Part 12
Series: Orbit the Sun. Price: Free! Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Peter has commandeered the Mars Explorer and Earthrise is about to make a fiery plunge into Mars’s atmosphere. What began as an holiday out of this world ends above an alien world.
Arrival at Sapphire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When the Blue Horizon arrives at Sapphire, the last thing Theresa and Stan expect is to find people already there. The ship's been traveling sublight for over fifteen hundred years and things are falling apart. Too bad they can't make contact the people on the surface. Whoever they are.
Deviltry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by LARRIKINbooks. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Never trust easy money. For Sally Carson, there comes a time when casting aside instinct and taking the job is the only course likely to keep her starship, Wanderlust, in the sky. Passenger transport is easy as they come, the money easier. This go 'round, though, Sally should've stuck to her guns. What starts as a quick run to the moon soon becomes a run from danger Sally never wanted any part of.
Acts of Survival - Orbit the Sun – Part 11
Series: Orbit the Sun. Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
With salvation is in sight: albeit salvation marooned millions of miles from Earth; Peter makes his move, and instead of hope there is only death.
Sirens Life
Series: Sirens Journey. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: Australian English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
John Stanton and Selize return to the Alpha Centauri system aboard the Space Navy’s covert Spectre ships. As the Proxian invasion escalates, John embarks on a desperate flight to save Selize and his unborn daughter, Sonya. With the First Fleet under heavy attack, their only chance of survival may lie in the Centaurians’ unique ability. But they’ll have to survive long enough to use it.
Sparkles: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Thomas was having a bad day. And that was before his ship started drifting toward a Molasses storm.
Kernel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Genn's having trouble lining his thoughts up. He remembers Janice and Jade, but not why he's on board this ship. The medics have given him a kernel device to help his transition, but Genn knows there's something else they're not telling him. A science fiction story from the author of "Her Crystal Husband". "Kernel" was originally published in Aurealis in 2013.
A Meeting of Minds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Inside a research vessel on the edge of space, shadows move, walls shift, and the crew discovers there are more serious things to worry about than bonus checks.
A Picture Window View of Jupiter
Series: The Olla, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Alli Peters abandons her safe Earth-bound job for an internship at Jupiter, her boss thinks she's mad. Alli wants to travel, she wants adventure and she wants to see the giant vessel the aliens are building. But after a few days out among the sparring satellites and asteroids, Alli might just be getting more adventure than she bargained for. An Olla story by Sean Monaghan, author of Aerobrake
The Red Children
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015 by Amanda McCarter. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jack is an orphan. His parents brought him to Mars, believing it to be the realization of their dreams. When a plague claimed his mother and shattered his father, Jack was spared, but forever changed.
Alpha/Omega, Episode 2: The Smartest Man on the Moon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
General Thomas Jefferson Davis and his UN commando squad have just jumped head-first into a hornets’ nest of cosmic proportions. But—are they the good guys in this story… or the bad?
The Gatekeeper Chronicles, Book 1: Escape from Prison Base Luna
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Space Marshall Kyle Mackey is a Gate Keeper - one of the members of the Space Marshall Service to watch for unauthorized entry through the portal that allows near-instantaneous travel between Earth and Mars. But when he's sent to investigate a downed transmitter at the moon's Prison Base Luna, he's absolutely sure of it. The only question: can he find the answers he needs before he loses his life?
Basofi's Choosing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: Australian English. Published: January 17, 2015 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There comes a time when a young person has to decide which path they're going to take. There comes a time when conflicting tides of family influence break against the shores of the future and the first step towards independence must be taken. Basofi has reached that time, but will his family support his decision, or will his choice tear them apart?
Supremacy: Reformation - Episode 4
Series: Supremacy: Reformation. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In this episode, Anthros recovers hidden memories of the time between when he fled White Sands and arrived on Centros Prime. These buried secrets reveal more to Divine Emperor Dagas than he wanted. More is at work in the Second Order than the Reformation.
A Bedtime Story Version 1
Series: Edenia ยท Aire, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Storyteller Nikolas of the story "Tales of Jinks Montreal." telling the typist Veronica Thomas a story for bed.
"When Universes Collide--PADAWAN RECRUIT: A Star Wars Fan Fiction"
Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two years have passed since Jacob met Jedi Salvitor in Chicago and began his Jedi training. Their mission took them to New York City, where a prominent United Nations official has caught the attention of the Jedi and the Sith!
"When Universes Collide--REVELATIONS: A Star Wars Fan Fiction"
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Weeks have passed since Jacob Millstine was approached by Darth Harest, as she tried to recruit him to the Dark Side of the Force. Jedi Salvitor stopped her, via a Lightsaber duel. Jacob had commenced his Jedi training under Salvitor. Jedi Salvitor imparts the history of how and why the Orders of the Jedi and the Sith are on Earth. Indeed, Jacob would learn how much of an impact both Orders
What If the Star Wars Sequels Were Based on a Kurosawa Movie Just Like the Original Star Wars?
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature
Fans of Star Wars know full well the debt George Lucas owes to Akira Kurosawa for many of the elements that inspired Star Wars, but few have considered plundering once again from the cave of samurai movies in order to bring back the magic! This thought experiment takes us through that scenario with the point of view that wholesale plagiarism is the key to reviving the franchise.
Projeto Europa
Price: Free! Words: 7,150. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
No início do século 22 é chegada a hora do ser humano dar um novo passo: tentar alcançar a lua de Júpiter chamada Europa. Robert e Damon são melhores amigos e concorrentes ao cargo de comandante da missão. Eles seriam capazes de guiar a humanidade para tal destino? O foguete Jove conta com uma enorme impressora 3D e será o lar de cinco astronautas por dois anos.
Tech, Lies, and Wizardry
Series: Black Ocean. Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Magical Scrivener Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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A heist goes wrong on a space station, and the crew of the starship Mobius are caught between a local crime boss and a galactic syndicate. Can Captain Carl Ramsey weasel his way out of this one? More importantly, can he weasel out of it and still get paid for the job?