Drath

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Clash of Lines
Series: Drath. Price: Free! Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Running for his life was normal for Ru, just part of living in Hexal City. Running with Nthanda and uncovering a plot to destroy both Nthanda and Ru's long-lost family? Not normal at all. Just meant Ru had to kick ass and fight for his future. And that the future might be brighter than Ru ever expected. Always providing he and Nthanda survived long enough to have a future together.
Joining of Lines
Series: Drath. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,760. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Duty defined Jing Althus' life. Duty to Nthanda, his cousin. To the Ceelen who expected him to lead if Nthanda fell. Someone had targeted the Ceelen for destruction. Only one person could help Jing discover them: Iman Hogarth, conman, genius and the most beautiful man Jing had ever met. If Iman would help. Jing's only hope was to convince Iman that he was worth risking Iman's life.
Consort of the Crystal Palace
Series: Drath. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Imani had a problem: Bala Wirnhier, Platinum Consort of the Crystal Palace. Since her arrival, Bala had taken over. Overnight, Imani had gone from Chief of Staff to clerk. Nothing Imani did made a difference. That wasn't going to last. Imani would not fail. Taking Bala as her consort would restore Imani's power. No one was going to destroy Imani's life, especially not Bala.
Fragments of a Chain
Series: Drath. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Mohana stumbled, head screaming with pain in the blinding sunlight as shouts echoed around him. His memory wiped, battle raged around him. Mohana had no idea which side he was on. But one side wanted him dead while the other, especially Tiyamike, risked her life to keep him alive. Finding his memory meant certain execution. Not finding it might mean the downfall of galactic civilization.
A Delicate Shade of Rust
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,620. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Lauren needed to get to space. Now. She'd tried following the rules to get an ID but no one would listen. Either she got to space or she starved to death. Clubbing Idowu Mas, Ceelen warrior, and stealing her jumpsuit and ID weren't smart but it was necessary. If she was really, really lucky it might give her a whole new life instead of starvation and death.
Stranded With You
Series: Drath. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Min-Su stared. The interstellar comms were down. All space liner travel was cancelled indefinitely. She was stranded. Not acceptable. Finding a way home pitted Min-Su against a hotel room stealing assassin named Sushila, fierce Drathanni, clone sisters with bombs and the collapse of her home planet's government. The scary part was falling in love with Sushila despite everything against them.
Break Apart, Reform
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Cahya sighed as she collapsed into the couch. Just the thought of having a couch made her skin itch. Or maybe that was the exhaustion. Six assassinations in as many days had worn her down, just like her friends Lamar, Sheridan and Pesti. What she wanted wasn't going to happen, but at least she had her friends at her back. If something more did happen between them, well, Cahya sure wouldn't say no.
Reunited Hearts
Series: Drath. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,030. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Strange how life went. Hasenkamp had built an empire on to have it swept out from under him by the Drath. So he started over on Tasma, expecting nothing to work. But an old lover with allies promised to bring new opportunities in, if Hasenkamp could balance his love for Yannick with his love for his current lover Jerry. And if he could keep all of them from being murdered.
One Moment of Change
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2016 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Alex shuffled his feet as he waited in line. His back ached. Stupid how much his back ached. Fleeing Melin to escape Yong's abuse was desperate. But what choice did he have? It was Yong and rape or leave everything he knew behind. Better to change everything. At least going to the far side of human space gave him a chance freedom. No matter how slim the chance, it was worth trying to escape.
The Crimson Vest
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
The crimson vest slithered through Guanyu's fingers, delicate embroidery snagging against the callouses on his palms. Embroidered by his mother before her death, it was everything he'd set aside to keep his job. Which was gone now. So off job hunting he went, dressed in his favorite sarong and shirt, topped with the crimson vest. Mother said it would bring him luck someday. Let today be that day.
A Simple Life
Series: Drath. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,670. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Shahnaz hummed as he sculpted the Wave around his asteroid tug. It was a simple life, herding asteroids to the space stations at Tasma's core. Until he found a drifting escape capsule. Caelan was everything that Shanaz wasn't: Gensyn, strong and hunted. Choosing to help xir will destroy everything Shahnaz cared about. Not helping will destroy the galaxy. Either way, his heart hung in the balance.
Under the Blackberry Vines
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Addison studied the blackberry vines. It wasn't right that no one had celebrated Caelan and Shanaz's getting together. Not right at all. Xe'd make them a pie, wish them well. And maybe in the process of it all xe could figure out what to do about Russ and Lenora. At least while xe was picking no one would bother xim. Might be time enough to figure something out.
Mind's Eye
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Mind's Eye: Her crew held her together day by day, scrabbling for a living at the margins of the solar system. Meade would fix everything if she could, her pilot's seat's squeaking on up to the glitchy engines and too small fuel tanks. But Captain Celeste wouldn't spend money on the Mind's Eye. So, sweat dripping, Meade piloted the Mind's Eye for the next big score. If it existed.
Cradle of the Day
Series: Drath. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,300. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Life on the Graceful Swan was not easy for Ale Aukema. When King Ru Shashi asked her to be his aide, Ale accepted. Eka Losnedahl was trapped between the vacuum and the blaster. Then Eka met Ale. Abandoning xyr so-called friends was the easiest choice that Eka had ever made. But their shotgun marriage revealed a conspiracy that could destroy humanity throughout the galaxy.
The First Roses
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jie's new life with xyr adopted parents Kunzang and Dumisani was hard work. Lots of hard work. More hard work than xe'd expected. Gardening and hauling dirt and, most importantly, making sure that Kunzang didn't overdue it while xe was pregnant. Why Kunzang was so calm about lifting things and doing stuff, Jie would never know. Until the baby came and everything changed.
Stellar Darkness Adrift
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The emergency lights blinked, slow as the heartbeat of a dying man. Kawehi watched them, trapped in debris left by an explosion that had rocked the Stellar Darkness. The worst part was not knowing whether his beloved husband Ejiro had survived. Stellar Darkness Adrift is a SF struggle for survival where age and wisdom are as important as youth and vigor. Don't miss out on this tense story!
The Mother of Ransom
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2018 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Amahle bit xyr lip as xe peered over the edge of the balcony. Station manager'd brought in bruisers to hunt xem. Couldn't face down those guns or the people carrying them. Xe signaled everyone but it was too late. Except maybe the bruisers were the chance they'd all been waiting for. The Mother of Ransom is a SF short that nonbinary and queer people will love even after the adrenaline fades.
The Street of the Phoenix
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2019 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Chinoso wasn't sure what was up with the Phoenix. The sheer number of minor repairs needed was odd. Figuring the Phoenix out was easy enough. Probably. Figuring out what to do about her attraction to Captain Marie Davidovic? Lots harder. Street of the Phoenix is a SF novella filled with found family and taking chances that's sure to stick with you once you're done.
Whisper of Andromeda
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2019 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
They'd taken Wisdom's ID. Be easier to bear if the walls stopped melting. Or was that her brain melting from the interrogation drugs? Kelsey found the entirety of Melin terribly difficult. They were so informal and the dangers were mind-boggling. Separately, Wisdom and Kelsey were at a loss. Together? Rest of the world better watch out.
A Smuggler's Tale
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2019 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Morgan ducked down behind a plasteel crate bigger than xyr runabout. What was Frankie Delaney doing on Tasma Station 2? He'd hired Morgan to smuggle a load and now he was here before xem. But trying to slip away led to blasters drawn and a shot in the spine that sent Morgan spinning into space. Surviving that would be a trick. So would making sure Frankie got his due.
Gravity's Shadow
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2019 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The walls curved as the Wave Drive engaged. Briar braced herself, trying to cope as the Wave grew. She'd never been in a Wave this strong. Too strong. The Wave warped reality along with the gravity of the universe as they flung themselves across the galaxy. Why didn't anyone else see how close they were to destruction? Gravity's Shadow takes you along as destruction hovers just out of reach.