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Playing the Hero
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Series: Natan Fleet Show, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,540. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Vathion used to be a normal Gilon boy, but the day his father was assassinated, he lost everything. To save his people from the tyrannical rule of a madman he must find a way to end Gilonnia’s Civil War before word of his father’s death spreads. Vathion’s strength of will is put to the test as he struggles to maintain the loyalty of his crew and hide the truth.
Second
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,440. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ensign Taylitha Basil didn't know what to expect at her first officer training retreat. Hiking up a mountain? She's never hiked. Canoeing back down it at the end? She's not a great swimmer. Dealing with an obnoxious peer who declared himself leader of their expedition? Definitely not in her plan. Meeting the woman who'd become her captain and friend for years to come? Bring it on.
Money for Sorrow, Made Joy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Ekanoi is one of a train of neuters running the caravans that keep the few cities of the Jokka supplied. It and its leader long for a chance to explore the distant forests, in hopes of bringing better goods back to the cities... if only they had the capital to fund their venture....
His Neuter Face
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The night that Tafeth's House ejected it without fanfare, it expected to go to a life of uselessness. But that was before a strange male dropped into its life, and challenged the young neuter: Will you be what your house and society claim you are--useless and lesser?--or will you reject that and become something greater?
A Trifold Spiral Knot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Once upon a time the Jokka worshiped the three gods in their image: male, female, neuter. Years later, the worship of the trifold virtues--that all sexes have value and dignity--became the second-most dominant belief. But all religions begin with an idea... and a prophet to speak them....
Watcher's Web
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Series: Return of the Aghyrians, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,330. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Jessica ends up on a strange world, she knows it's not an accident, even though locals pretend it is. But two men are telling her different versions of what happened and why they want her, and with no knowledge of the world, she has to figure out who is right.
Science Fiction Five-Pack
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,790. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Five stories of dark and turbulent futures, the best and worst of characters, and a range of science fiction themes and sub-genres, by author Michael Jasper (The Wannoshay Cycle and A Sudden Outbreak of Magic). Stories include "Working the Game," "The Death Sentence," "Unplugged," "Remainders," and "The Deck."
The Death Sentence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
"The City had never been cleaner, safer, or quieter than it was on Erik Dankelson’s twenty-ninth birthday, and he couldn’t have been more heartsick about it." When all you want to do is be able to speak your mind, but all society wants is to keep everything clean, what do you end up with? The death sentence, the last words Erik Dankelson will ever speak.
Symbol of Hope
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Series: Natan Fleet Show, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,950. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
After the events of Playing the Hero, Vathion is sent to investigate Toudon, where he discovers Ha'Likka's hidden Navy, and is captured when Natan's killer reveals himself. In the chaos, Natan's true whereabouts are discovered. Natan is left torn between duty and family, meanwhile Vathion fights to retain his sanity. Both cling to the only thing they can accomplish: ending the war.
The Remedy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This Bradbury Award-winner asks, "How do you cure creativity?"