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Hyperspatial Jump Drive for Dummies
By Harry Heyoka
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
This newly revised essay clarifies the theoretical basis of hyperspatial jump drive for those with limited understanding of math, physics, and galactic history. Details on the actual operation, capabilities, and limitations of hyperspatial starships (or “jump ships”) in the Galactic Era are not included; nor are galactic navigation charts, wormhole coordinates, or batteries.
Micah
By Scott Thomas
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 380,420. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2010. Category: Fiction
Book two of the Darkmatter trilogy, an exciting continuation of the story that began in Mindweb. By outward appearances Micah appears to be a normal teenage girl. Those who know her know she is different, but they don't know how different. With an uncanny intelligence and in-sight, she challenges all around her.
Life Probe
By Michael McCollum
Series: Makers, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010. Category: Fiction
The Makers searched for the secret to faster-than-light travel for 100,000 years. Their chosen instruments were the Life Probes, which they launched in every direction to seek out advanced civilizations among the stars. One such machine searching for intelligent life encounters 21st century Earth. It isn’t sure that it has found any...
Procyon's Promise
By Michael McCollum
Series: Makers, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,820. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010. Category: Fiction
Three hundred years after humanity made its deal with the Life Probe to search out the secret of faster-than-light travel, the descendants of the original expedition return to Earth in a starship. They find a world that has forgotten the ancient contract. No matter. The colonists have overcome greater obstacles in their single-minded drive to redeem a promise made before any of them were born...
The Dragonfly
By Daniel G. Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,960. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
Darien makes a discovery that radically alters his entire understanding of humanity, while something strange is happening in the past.
Knight Moves
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,460. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
A Philip K Dick Award-nominated novel. Eight hundred years ago Doran Falkner gave humanity the stars, and he now lives with his regrets on a depopulated Earth among tumbledown ruins and ancient dreams brought to life by modern technology. Word now comes that alien life has been discovered, life so strange and impossible that the revelation of its secrets could change everything . . .
Citadel: Paths in Darkness
By Kevin Tumlinson
Series: Citadel, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,240. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
Book 2 in the Citadel Trilogy. Against all odds, on an unchartered world, the souls of First Colony have been restored to life, and a centuries old wrong has been righted — but at a terrible cost.
Singularity Deferred
By Liam R.W. Doyle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,470. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
Mitchel Creek is an average guy with a wife, a young daughter, and a simple life. Until he awakens aboard a spacecraft 400 years in the future, alone... except for the dead body stuffed in a crate. To find answers to why he's suddenly where and when he finds himself, and a way back home, he's forced to team up with radicals and pirates, and a woman who forces him to question everything he knows.
Ignorance of the Law
By S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
When a pack of backwoods local yokels begin to lumber toward civilized space in their slapped-together warp speed jalopy, a working-Joe cop has to take action. He soon finds himself in the eternal dilemma of the policeman on the beat: how to strike a balance between justice and enforcing the letter of the law?
Evolving Faster Than Light
By Matthew Davenport
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction
SHORT STORY: Steven Murray has just propelled humanity into a new age with his development of the Faster than Light drive. Now with everyone wanting what he has all Steven wants to do is travel the skies. Steven must now adapt or die in a universe that doesn't appreciate his contribution.