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Nancy and the Caveman (Callisto Series - Book 1.5)
By Erica Conroy
Series: Callisto. Price: $1.94 USD. Words: 16,520. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Callisto renders medical and security assistance to the colonists on Markola IV. It seems some unknown force is attacking the colony and during one such skirmish, Nancy is separated from the group and wakes up in the clutches of the enemy. A very attractive enemy…
Saligia
By Gerard A Whitfield
Price: Free! Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Balance is required in all things. Good against evil, order with chaos and the Church and its Protectorate need the Taurans. War is their natural state and Pyrion the ultimate battleground. Follow the journey of Leftenant Geriond Devane as he is tested. Will he be found wanting as demons fight for his soul? Lines have been drawn, Champions chosen and let the die fall where they may.
From the Ice Incarnate
By Joe Vasicek
Price: Free! Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
They say that going into cryofreeze is just like dying. I believe it. A 3,500 word excerpt from GENESIS EARTH.
Tendon from Bone - Part 3
By Thomas Eggenberger
Price: Free! Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Arkheim struggles with guilt; a new face threatens to uncover Nielszkov's activities. Letemps gets what he wants, and Gren gets an unexpected visitor. Sylaxia begins the hard part of her plan. "One down, and one to go." Increasingly paranoid and sleep-deprived, Byel works to unravel Tor's cryptic clues and hunt down the source of taunts over Catherine's death.
Rekindle the Sun
By Mary E. Lowd
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
A dying world may not be the best place to start your life anew, but that's exactly where Kerri has been sent. The sun of Heffe VIII is burning out, and her husband has been hired by the canine aliens of that world to rekindle it. This story originally appeared in the Australian anthology of interstellar immigration stories "Belong."
Eidolon
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) #14 "Shadow Partner": When Ceola's bar-partner sister find interest in the business waning, even leaving for days on end without warning, the tavernista turns to her sister's ex-lover for help. "Persistence": Beba's family has a history to outlive, and she must be the point person in dealing with Conrad, a man who smells like blood to her "extra" senses.
Clan Black Tiger: "Rise of the Tigers"
By Travis McDougald
Price: Free! Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Set in the distant future in a distant galaxy where political regimes called "Clans" reign over smaller and lesser system by utilizing huge mecha called "Motokin" to control with fear. Motokin are heavily armored and heavily weaponized mobile walking tanks.
Tales Of The Rocket Patrol
By P.J. Lowry
Price: Free! Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Defenders of the colonies, lawmen and arbitrators who settle disputes in distant galaxies. Their sole function is to serve and protect the people. They are the Rocket Patrol!
Masro Fhin: Homecoming
By Robert C. Mason
Price: Free! Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
0.25 star(3.33 from 3 reviews)
FAN FICTION Jedi Knight Masro Fhin is dispatched to his former homeworld to put an end to hostilities with a neighboring planet, but when he discovers the person behind the dispute will he be up to the challenge of stopping him?
That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made
By Eric James Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made" won the 2010 Nebula Award for Best Novelette and was nominated for the Hugo Award in the same category. Harry Malan is the president of a Mormon branch on Sol Central Station, where humans can interact with "swales" -- giant star-dwelling plasma beings. When a Mormon swale asks for help, Harry ends up confronting Leviathan, the largest of the swales.
Wonderful world of Iianng Williot. Vol 3/5 - The secret plan of Nollah - -
By Giovanni Maria Plasmati
Price: Free! Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The killing of Malandah by his twin Nollah before IIanng Pacificus and could talk with him, seemed to open a period of lasting peace in the galaxy, however it is not so! The small Malandh reveals that his father was trying to build an artificial planet to save arretiani from imminent danger. It will be the shy Nollah to plot against the Alliance?
The Flip Side #8: The Falling Sky
By J.L. Stephens
Price: Free! Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by J. L. Stephens. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The world of Deibren continues to plummet into chaos as chants of destiny collide with reality. Starla Knight continues her quest to finally escape this world while dealing with the Kujaen arrivals and what appears to be a rogue Protector! No one is safe and survival is the only option!
Paradise Lost (Alex Kaidan S01E01)
By Darren Hoyland
Series: Alex Kaidan, S01E01. Price: Free! Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Being unable to name your space ship is less of a problem when there's only one ship in the Human 'fleet', besides Alex Kaidan only really borrowed it. More of a problem is Earth being paved with only a few survivors. Alex's mission is to rescue any remaining Humans being held by alien races. A mission made harder by the fact that a catastrophically decimated population is not an employers' market
To Dance Amongst The Stars
By Steph Bennion
Price: Free! Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011 by WyrdStar. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A seasonal science-fiction fairy tale! Can the poor, down-trodden kitchen slave Ganesa find a Prince Charming in the shape of young, dashing space captain Hanuman? As they meet for the first time on the dance floor at the American Embassy's Christmas Ball, she is the first to admit he's not exactly her type in this tongue-in-cheek pastiche of Cinderella. Short story, approx 8000 words.
Changeling
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,360. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number Six. Novella "Changeling" features the collision of two off-world Liaden Clans -- one rich and influential, one borderline respectable -- after the contract marriage between two young and promising pilots results in an unforeseeable disaster for both of them.
A fantastic story of Iianng Williot senior
By Giovanni Maria Plasmati
Price: Free! Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Williot senior who managed to succeed in life without help from anyone and this has constituted, as always, his pride. Everything flows peacefully until Williot does not feel able to help but also its reflection in the mirror that sucks in the mirror at home and then on Iianng finds himself living an amazing journey through the prison system of the planets rich in many situations.
The Flip Side #6: Converging Lens
By J.L. Stephens
Price: Free! Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by J. L. Stephens. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
While Jeremy and Kaleb work to unravel the mystery of the Protectors, Starla Knight is working her hardest to escape them. Meanwhile, in the village of Drah'ashi, Alicia and Anthony have found refuge from their enemies with what could be a true advantage against their foes...
Emmanuel and the Cannibals
By Mary E. Lowd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A colony stranded on an under-evolved world has an unusual response to the introduction of terran bovines. (Original venue: Shelter of Daylight #4.)
Recruit
By H. Bradley Stucki
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
J. Vance Hamblin was the youngest to make Fleet Admiral in history. He was the best of the best – until he became an ‘insider’ and was pushed aside to keep him out of the way. Now he has to decide if he’s ever been fighting for the right side. Note that this is a short story, not a full novel.
Skyblaze
By Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,260. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) #17 Historic moments, it turns out, are not always comfortable, even for honorable people. Vertu's reward for acting exactly as a delm ought is perfectly Liaden. Her salvation? That will depend on her.