Books tagged: space colonization

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Ocularis
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In the 23rd century mankind lived in a decadent technological utopia. Upon receiving a mysterious alien transmission, they sent a ship to a planet 20 light years away to investigate and establish a colony. What the colonist and their machine caretakers encounter and the trials they endure will teach mankind to know, what it is to be intelligent, to be desperate and what's worth dying for.
His Name In Lights
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Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A novelette originally published in the Universe Annex of the Grantville Gazette. Why does company boss Eilin Gunnarsson care so much about two young clones that she sends them warnings written on the clouds of Jupiter?
The Weitzmann Saga - Journey
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Series: The Weitzmann Saga, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It's the 22'nd century and most of Earth's population has moved into orbiting habitats in the Trojan points, in order to escape pollution, wars and global warming. This is the story of the beginning of the new Diaspora - how the Jewish people responded to their latest challenge.
The Crystal Spheres
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a universe filled with habitable worlds why have we had no contact with extraterrestrial intelligence? David Brin's short story, "The Crystal Spheres," offers a fantastic explanation for the Great Silence. Instead of being late-comers - might humanity have come upon the scene too early? This haunting tale was voted one of the "most beautiful" of the eighties. Winner of the 1985 Hugo Award .
1 Flight of the Armada
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
In "Unknown Territory" Earth is just a rest stop on the way to a future home for six Thuringi scouts in 1961. But mysterious habits and rituals of the natives amuse and confuse the starborn warriors, noblemen who have never heard of 'rock and roll' or 'oil rig'. Their first Earthian contact Michael Sheldon must balance introducing his world and protecting the advanced yet oddly naive newcomers.
Housekeeping
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Delta Pavonis story. Three women alone aboard the crippled colony vessel Sirius, a distant earth now silent for centuries, the fate of humanity itself now upon their shoulders, their target settlement world still decades into an uncertain future. Now an even greater threat grows within, one that could easily bring an end to the last three humans alive.
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.
War and Space
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Price: Free! Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Steve Challis. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
An unarmed Earth Exploration Ship is attacked by unknown aliens with more advanced technology. The other two novellas of the trilogy are 'The Local War' and 'Battle for Homeworld'. This trilogy is an attempt to look at whether space war is possible, and like the previous 4 novels of the Bad Boy cycle makes fun of some accepted Sci-fi ideas. This is not a conventional space war book.
Prometheus mechanica
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Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: Dutch. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
ISBN 9781476188744 (heruitgegeven versie- december 2012) Dit verhaal is één van mijn persoonlijke favorieten. Het speelt zich af tijdens een apocalyptische oorlog, gevoerd tegen een kunstmatig en wreed wezen; Rogh, Meester der Meccans. *Uit uw waardering alstublieft met sterren en/of een reactie, of door mijn boek 'De negen cirkels' (Dark Fantasy met een knipoog) aan te schaffen. (Zilverbron)
Scout Expedition
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Price: Free! Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When a powerful group wants somehting done, they create a scenario. What happens when that secneario turns out to be real? Can the survivors adapt?