Books tagged: oligarchy

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An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
Governor's Tribute
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Price: Free! Words: 113,910. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A Relatross Treaty sector Governor was the last thing the Turon bureaucrats wanted, and why one was needed. They thought "The Great Boar" would reject their choice of advocate in his family and repudiate the treaty. Where had the methods they used come from? The Treaty of Relatross was the most carefully-worded treaty ever written. "The team Destiny created" was defined in what it didn't say.
A Plague of People
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Price: Free! Words: 115,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
People fill every part of the planet, using all resources and driving other species to extinction, until further expansion is impossible. The process and consequences are fully explored here with a science-based forecast of a complete collapse by 2030. The culture change urgently required is refused by a kamikaze culture of growth controlled by a foolhardy powerful minority.
Yankee Determinism
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Price: Free! Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
"To Whom It May Concern…You will be escorted off these premises between midnight and dawn on the…" Naturally they weren’t giving him long to decide or prepare; they never got push-back. But, then, he wasn’t like everyone else. Even so, he still had to consider the three teens he was grandfather, and now, father to. He'd gotten his fill of war long ago, apparently the sheriff hadn't. So be it.
World of Glass
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In a total surveillance society where every moment of every life is publicly recorded, three newly graduated Scientists make a youthful pact to change things for the better. Under the most powerful tool of oppression ever built, work is life, and speaking out means unemployment and starvation - but someone has found a way to communicate in secret, and the implications will be explosive.