Mouse and Snake

The Web
Series: Mouse and Snake, Book 1. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ruby's world threatened to collapse around her. A larger than normal storm had driven a drifting ship towards the support stanchions that held up the web. She swam with War Tooth to secure it and save everyone she knew. But securing the ship was only the beginning of Ruby's fight for survival. The Web is an exciting cyberpunk struggle that is sure to excite.
Scavenger
Series: Mouse and Snake, Book 2. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Noa scavenged for survival among the drowned remnants of Seattle. It was a hard life but all that Noa knew. One day she found something new. The only person she could ask for help was the orca War Tooth. Without his help Noa's one chance at a better life might drift away. Scavenger is an exciting cyberpunk story of survival home and the bonds that can form at the edges of society.
Mods
Series: Mouse and Snake, Book 3. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 22,780. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Nakato dedicated her life to creating radical new robots. Only two things drew her from her home: her best friend Rafah and new commissions. They drew Nakato out when a commission for stunning prosthetic arms for the orca War Tooth at the same time that Rafah fell into an abusive relationship. Mods is a thrilling cyberpunk story set in the Mouse and Snake universe that's sure to excite.
Electric Time
Series: Mouse and Snake, Book 4. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Banan wasn't violent but the attacks against her daughter made her contemplate violence on a grand scale. She ventured into the net and found that the threat was greater than a broken heart. If Banan didn't stop it, she could lose not only her daughter but also her life. Electric time is a dramatic cyberpunk story set in a future where global warming has won and the world is falling to pieces.
Child of Spring
Series: Mouse and Snake, Book 5. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ben's terraced garden, cut high into the mountainside, was his joy, source of his family's food. Twenty years had taught him every nook and cranny, leaving few surprises until the cool spring day he found an abandoned toddler by the blackberry bushes. Child of Spring is a tender story of family, the bonds forged by working the earth together and the inevitability of death even in the far future.
Mouse and Snake
Series: Short Story Collections, Book 7 ยท Mouse and Snake, Collection #1. Price: $5.99 $2.99 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 61,980. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What happens after life as we know it ends? Life goes on. In a world where global warming has raised the seas two hundred and fifty feet life is very different but some things remain the same: friendship, family, love, hope and the inevitability of greed overshadowing joy. Meyari McFarland presents five exciting tales in the Mouse and Snake cyberpunk universe, now available in a collected edition.
Blue
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Kyle lived at the very base of the Web, the hugely complicated suspension system over drowned Seattle that supported a city of displaced people. Including him. The one person who kept him safe was his cat Blue. Blue is a tender cyberpunk story of pets, the bonds forged by sheer survival in inhospitable places and the power of love to conquer all.
Weight of Change
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Amelia stopped, panting. The mountain loomed ahead, dropped away behind. Cedars had long since been replaced by scrubby wind-twisted spruce. She trusted Jen and Danny but this was huge. So huge. Amelia didn't know if she could leave her parents, her clone-sisters behind to live on this mountain when the sea flooded around them. More importantly, she didn't know if her parents would let her go.
Cupboard Full of Seeds
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian
Skye had to get the onions planted. Onions and garlic. It was time, past time, for them to be in the ground. Claudine and Felicia didn’t seem to understand how important it was. If Skye didn’t work, didn’t give grow squash and potatoes and beans and onions, then there was no reason for her to be there. No reason for them to keep her safe. So she had to plant the onions right away no matter what.
One Thousand Eyes
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay
Creating a monster was easy when you were surrounded by them. Kelby's robots weren't monsters until now. But his lovers Braxton and Dawson had played Kelby like a fool until they abandoned him for each other. Now Kelby had to figure out how to go on with his life now that his lovers had torn his heart out. And he had to decide what to do with the monster lurking in his lab.
Passage of the City
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
June leaned over the balcony railing. This high up, all you saw were balconies, railings, cables. June wanted to see the sky overhead and other places. Tower got it. They understood June. Even if Tower made June's stomach go all wobbly. Passage of the City is a sweet coming of age story in a dystopian world that queer readers are sure to love.
Cradle of the Future
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
"Stand by for contact." Ihsan held xir breath as the lander slowly touched down on their asteroid. Hollow the asteroid out, add air and soil, then strap on engines and you were free. Their Cradle, future of xir families, was born. Cradle of the Future posits a dark future that may yet come to pass while giving us a way to escape into the universe. Don't miss out!
Blood and Years
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $3.99 $1.99 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2019 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Leigh squatted down to hide. Last damned thing she wanted was deal with Kagiso Novak but he wouldn't stop stalking her. Hiding didn't solve anything. Smacking him one got them thrown off the space station. But it set in chain a series of encounters that swept Leigh away from the blood and fear that had controlled her life. Blood and Years is a story of standing firm that will stick with you.
Family in Progress
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $3.99 $1.99 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2019 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
Chi leaned back against the door to xyr quarters, slowly sliding down to the floor. What an incredible, horrible day. They'd escaped Earth and then Randal had nearly raped Chi. Captain Narang had saved Chi. Xe was free, finally free. Until Randal's twin sister Sushila showed up. Chi had to get free from both of them. Xe wouldn't let this keep happening!
Drowned Seattle
Series: Mouse and Snake. Price: $2.99 $1.49 USD. (50% off until July 31!) Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2021 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The end of the world as we know it isn't an end. How could it be? Global climate change is just one more change in a long sequence of climates that have come and gone over millions of years. Losing the modern world equals gaining more fish, more birds, and a whole new ecosystem suspended over Drowned Seattle. The end of the world comes not with a bang but a splash.