Thomas Watson

Biography

I am a writer, gardener, naturalist, and amateur astronomer delighted to find himself living in Tucson, Arizona. That puts me in an amazing and biologically diverse desert land, and right next door to some very dark skies. When the sun goes down, I mean. And assuming there are no clouds.

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The Plight of the Eli'ahtna - The War of the Second Iteration, Book Three
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,920. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Eli'ahtna has been hurled by a freak accident across countless light years, leaving John and Wirolen marooned in uncharted space. As they work to repair their damaged ship, and the friends they've left behind launch a desperate rescue mission to bring them home, the castaways discover that although they are truly lost, they are not a alone.
Second Chance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The warship Richmond has accidentally released an alien life form on the space station managed by Jan Costa, and it's now up to Costa and his crew to recapture the creature. But as they track it down they soon realize the Captain of the Richmond hasn't told them everything, and what they seek isn't exactly what they were told to find.
Founders' Effect - War of the Second Iteration, Book Two
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,450. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Relations between the Humans of the Commonwealth and their long-sundered kin in the Republic are uneasy at best. Good intentions abound, but forces unseen are at work, determined to force both of the Human nations and the Leyra’an down the path of war.
Long Time Passing
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Price: Free! Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short story set in the universe of The Luck of Han'anga. Martin is a man with a grim past he would rather not remember, even after three long centuries. But in a future where history seems about to repeat itself, can he really hide from his darkest memories forever?
The Luck of Han'anga - War of the Second Iteration, Book One
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,310. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
For hundreds of years the Commonwealth has expanded into space, seeking another intelligent species to no avail. Then they found the Leyra'an, a species so much like Humanity it defied belief. But before this mystery can be resolved, there is a darker matter to be dealt with. For someone else found the Leyra'an first, and started a war.
Mr. Olcott's Skies: An Old Book and a Youthful Obsession
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
The story of how an old book and a small telescope shaped a passion for stargazing, and how that passion was lost and then rediscovered over the course of a lifetime.

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