Books tagged: colonization

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Egg Hunt
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Emmett came to the planet Autumn for the challenge of the new frontier. A whole new world for humanity under open skies, breathing fresh air instead of canned and recycled air. The only problem? Humans can’t eat anything on Autumn. Not without the enzymes engineered into the eggs of the skreeches, a native species resembling feathered dinosaurs. He isn’t the only one hunting the eggs.
Layman's License
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,480. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
There are people, mostly self-appointed, who tend to lump the balance of humanity into a rather broad category known as laymen, lay-women, or lay-person, if you prefer. There seem to be more answers than problems bobbing about on the sea of humanity. Layman’s License poses a few more answers as well as a few more questions. This book is a little bit about a lot!
Quarry
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The lovely uninhabited planet made the perfect choice for colonization. So who brutally murdered the surveyors there ahead of the settlers?
The Letter of the Law
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Series: Interstellar Stories: Nautica. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Individuality versus the common good, an eternal struggle. But what of love of family when the "common good" claims the right to tear a child from his parents?
Speak, Vaccine! Speak!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Greyhart Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A science fiction short story from Greyhart Press. You are in the crew of Earth’s first extra-solar colonisation fleet. It has taken generations to reach your destination, and now you are finally there. What if you found someone or something was expecting you?
Symphony
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aurora Award Finalist story from a multi-award winning author. The colony ship, The Last Chance, has reached the planet Aurora. Earth is dying, and this alien world is humanity’s last refuge. The planet seems like a dream come true, until the colonists realize that they aren't alone after all. Something else lives on Aurora. And it doesn't want to share its home.
With New Eyes
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Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Galen the Sixth receives a startling revelation that will forever change the way he perceives the so-called world around him.
Penyon's Useful Guide to Daemons in the Wild
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
A 300-year-old castaway on an alien planet attempts to write lifesaving tips for the new colonists' Boy Scout troop.
Moon Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 180,030. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In the third decade of the twenty first century stagnation is driving the world to the brink. Into this world a pair of idealistic inventors introduce a technology that will give mankind the solar system, but will the forces of good or the powers of repression take hold of the technology and shape the future to their desires.
Homo Sylvanus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This novelette originally appeared in Jim Baen's Universe. While traveling on a colonization ship, Brennan is desperate to prevent his daughter Tamsyn from inheriting his genetic deficiencies. The consequences of his efforts to illegally modify her DNA affect Brennan, Tamsyn, and the colonists. Part of the "Break Bites" Series: Stories short enough to read when you get a break.