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Star Power
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Price: Free! Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Humankind had explored and colonized every sector with fleets of ships capable of folding space, thanks to massive Star Power engines. Intelligent alien life did not exist in the Milky Way, but who knew what threats possibly lurked across the dark space between galaxies?
Shades of Jade
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Only 42 light-years away, the exo-solar planet, Henry Draper 40307G, has yet to be visited by humanity. That changes, when the Mockingbird arrives with an astronomical survey team. Deploying probes and deep space telescopes, the science team stumbles upon intelligent aliens on sixth planet.
Earth II
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When President Fluff, ruler of Earth II, decides to get greedy, no place in the Vexars Universe is safe.
Riot and Disorder - Orbit the Sun – Part 7
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Series: Orbit the Sun, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Earthrise is out of control and heading the wrong way. The command structure has collapsed and gangs are starting to roam the space station. If that wasn’t bad enough Jennifer has betrayed Mathew’s trust, and the fox has been given permission to look after the chickens.
Boone's Journey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the outliers of the Turinth Galaxy, Talia Boone embarks on a tedious, mindless mission to repair outpost communication buoys. Talia likes her solo expeditions - no micromanagement, no small talk, and no one to share her hidden stash of vodka. But when the mission goes awry and her cruiser malfunctions, isolation can have deadly consequences.
After Palar: A Song for Sonoza
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Series: Palar, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
An intelligent race known as the Chians race to save one of their own after she is abducted by Palar during a trial run on a planet-saving technology.
Golden Shuttle
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Series: Mauretania Comics, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction
Spaceman “Monitor” remembers, back in his childhood, lying in the snow and dreaming of a trip to the Moon. Today he embarks on a real-life Lunar voyage using Apollo and Space Shuttle technology, via the International Space Station and Lunar Base. But then what's this other place he finds... and how does it all fit with that old dream? Enjoy this wonderful story from Mauretania Comics.
Fly Me to the Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: Australian English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
What happened when the Angler came? Why was everybody so excited when the Angler came? Why was the angler there? Find out in this whimsical tale.
Alien Influences: The Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Years ago, John paid for horrible crimes based on alien ritual he committed as a child. Now, alienated from his fellow humans, he works as a bounty hunter. But his latest job takes him a little too close to the past he tries to forget. And this time, he might not escape with his life. This story appears in slightly different form in the novel, Alien Influences.
Zev Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Pro Se Productions takes terror to the stars withauthor Phillip Drayer Duncan’s debut Pro Se Single Shot, Zev Moon. Duncan takes readers to a distant world in galaxy torn by an epic space war.
Navigator
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A tale of survival set against the backdrop of deep space. The remains of a military crew find that their Navigator, a cybernetically enhanced human grown into the ship's systems, has turned against the crew and initiated a deadly game that could spell the end of their lives.
A Problem in Translation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Humanity's first encounter with an alien species doesn't go as expected, when it turns out that the aliens are virtually impossible to understand. Forced to make decisions that no Human captain has ever been faced with, Captain Shiro Takahashi must try to negotiate with incomprehensible aliens, and keep his crew alive. This is the story that inspired the novel of the same name.
Sirens Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
John Stanton, a former space marine, came to the Alpha Centauri system to seek a new life. What he found was Selize, a beautiful, telepathic Centaurian and a place among the crew of the Helios Ark free merchant vessel. Having survived his first deep space mission, John embraces his new life. But it comes at a price – a dangerous new enemy who will stop at nothing to see them imprisoned or killed.
The H.E.S.T. Files: Captain Jackson Watts
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Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.00 from 1 review)
The man who tried to stop the first planetary war...
Jet Black and the Highest Bidder #21
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Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Buying at an auction can be a frantic experience: one moment you have, the next you haven’t, but when the hammer falls hesitation often begins. For Jet and the crew what should have been the anxious part of their contract was over but they soon discover it was only the first bid.
Doctor Dore
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 93. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
An aging and accomplished man deals with his approaching end and what he must leave behind. A science fiction short story.
Endangered Species
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Banchixi Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Dirk Beretta's girlfriend told him to get off the couch and look for a job, he found the perfect opportunity, thousands of light years from her, with free guns and beer, as security chief for the Bastadocorp mines on the Platypus Planet. But no-one told him what happened to the previous security chief, or that the Platypoids would rather die fighting than see their land defiled.
Diplomatic Solution: Olla # 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jill Berlac's stuck trying to avoid all out war between Ceres and everyone else-from Earth to Mars to Ganymede-over who owns the contract with the Olla. The aliens' deep space vessel is almost complete. Too bad Jill's just an aide to the ambassador, and someone's hacked her eye data. An Olla story by Sean Monaghan, author of "To Stare Again Across the Water".
Rogue
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Mysterious ships swarm a rogue planet which has suddenly appeared at the edge of allied space. The last thing battle-weary warrior Andromeda Spar wants is another skirmish. But since her mother is the fleet Admiral, how can she refuse? As Andromeda prepares for her final battle, she discovers something extraordinary. The drones she’s come to annihilate are not what they seem.
The Language of Dance: A Science Fiction Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Attempting the Dance has been the only way for Humans to try to communicate with the alien B’akHalna. Over the decades many dancers tried and they all failed. They all died. Now Delna steps into the ring. This is her chance to dance the dance of her life. Her chance to shine. Her chance to bridge the gulf. Her chance to talk to the aliens. Her chance to die.