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Space Man's Burden
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by Legion Printing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A millennium after the Extinction Wars nearly drove mankind to the brink of annihilation, the survivors reach out to the stars to gather the lost tribes of men together once again. But in doing so they find that some things are perhaps better off lost. Trapped on an alien world and hunted by mercenaries, a First Contact team must find a way to survive and escape.
DysFUNCTIOpia
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You set the price! Words: 63,490. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the year 2054, functiomatons take over the jobs of many people. Baron Cortez, an intelligent teenager, forms a "functio-guerilla" in order to vandalize "Functiomatons" using a device that he invented, thinking that is "morally wrong" to allow "inanimate" objects be part of society.
Life on Nubis
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,900. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013 by Harken Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
By 2040, efficient machines displace humans in nearly all tasks. Unable to contribute and too poor to consume, these surplus people succumb to propaganda from Earth’s Emigration Effort and become cargo on interstellar starships launched toward distant solar systems. This fast-paced, young adult, Sci-Fi adventure chronicles humanity's search for meaning in a shifting universe.
Demonworld
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Series: Demonworld, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Wodi grew up hearing tales of the outside world. Living in an isolated, technologically advanced city, it was hard to imagine that the rest of humanity suffered at the hands of sadistic, godlike monsters called flesh demons. Then Wodi finds himself exiled into the wasteland, victim of a death sentence handed out for no reason that he can understand...
Peripeteia (2041-2)
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Series: Still Light, Canto I, Act 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
After revelation, there must be action, a new ending sealed and a new beginning forged. Feng, renowned humanitarian and murderer, is tired. After long decades, he has one last, great act of creation in him. This is the story of a genius’ greatest creation; of the first posthuman, and first true AI. Also, a glamorous party, the real meaning of jihad, and someone riding an elephant in a palanquin.
Sympatico (2048-9)
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Series: Still Light, Canto I, Act 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Even posthumans need a childhood. Zǔ is now 6, and will receive three great gifts. Each of these gifts will define a future spanning huindreds of years and billions of lives, and it all begins here. More importantly, this is the tale of a unique and lonely being finding their first true friend. Also, a completely new way of communicating, the rise of of true AI, and a friendly lady made of forests
Canto 1: Exposition
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Series: Still Light. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
This is the beginning. Still Light is a tale that spans centuries, beginning in 2020 and ending in 2507. This volume covers the first thirty years, as transhumanity becomes dominant, the first AI are born, and the first posthuman is created. It is the story of Mia, Feng, and Zhukov, the developer, genius, and soldier, as they rise through the ranks of Abraxas, the hidden rulers of the world.
Rites Of Passage (2055)
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Series: Still Light, Canto II, Act 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Our rites of passage define us, even for a posthuman like Zǔ. Now 13, he is to be released into the wider world for the first time, and undergo experiences that will scar him, and shape humanity’s destiny. This is the tale of how he came out of the shadows, and into the light. Also, flying robots, angelic visitation, virtual worlds, a bejewelled dragon, and a girl falling out of a tree.
Saint Thomas & Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,400. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Collection of four, science fiction short stories. Each is written in unique setting, dealing with aliens, delusional astronauts and artificial intelligence (also delusional). See the long description for an introduction to each story.
Exile's Return
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014 by Legion Printing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
From the radioactive ashes, a new Earth was born. But now civil war seems inevitable, as humanity reacts to the edicts of the United Earth Alliance’s new ‘allies’, the Mendians. Can these seemingly benevolent, technologically superior aliens be trusted? Why do they want to speak to an astrogator who left the military, left Earth, and abandoned her identity for a life of quiet solitude?