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Ten Thousand Miles Up
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?
A Ship of My Own
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Wonder Realms Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Science Fiction Short Story. Benjamin Blake stows away on the pirate spaceship Diamond Lady and plans to use his sword fighting skill to become part of the crew and eventually win a ship of his own. But when he comes face-to-face with his father's murderer, he finds himself crossing swords with one of the best swordsmen in the entire pirate armada. Cold space awaits the loser's dead body.
The Beast Within: A Sci-Fi Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a short, short sci-fi story. Approximately 4000 words. Amy Starr knew asteroid mining was dangerous. One small error could kill you. But her desire for the stars outweighed common sense and fear. Now trapped in her disabled ship far from the chance of rescue she has two choices: a lingering half-life or a quick merciful death. Which would you chose?
On Galaxy's Edge: Beginnings
Price: Free! Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
The planet of Me'ryn has been under the control of an old Governatore for decades. The ruler has built a life of extravagant luxury, whilst taking everything from the rest of the population. Resentment is building. A rebel activist, going by the name 'Zal', has had enough. A cataclysmic clash between the people is coming. But what happens when this attracts the notice of a most terrible power?
Magnet: Special Mission
Series: Lacuna ยท Magnet, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Pro tip: Never volunteer for anything. That's the first thing they told me in flight school. It's 2037. I'm Mike Williams, but you can call me 'Magnet', and I'm a fighter pilot on the TFR Sydney. Our flight leader, Iron, has a mission: Volunteer only. It's the usual gig. High risk, lots of unknowns, an opportunity to make history or die trying.
The Legacy of the Shreevani
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
A gripping story of the change an interstellar war brings to one young life.
Swallowed by a Space Worm
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Roy Gardner, handsome devil and captain of the Zeta, sat back in his captain's chair en route to a distant sector. He'd conquer that comb over of his eventually, but the Zeta stopped cold halfway to port, having landed in the maw of a Varaxian worm. Engulfed and stranded in the belly of an interstellar beast, Roy struggled to figure a way out before Deanne clocked him one.
EarthStar: A Steampunk Space Opera - Prelude
You set the price! Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
EarthStar - The distant, pristine blue planet strangely unreachable to the shattered masses of humanity struggling to survive in artificial habitats around the earth and in the moon itself. Prelude tells the story of a young "freeborn" - one of the caste-less members of the new race of men, and his survival in his dystopian and steam-powered world.
Holiday on Planet Jolieterre; a Nova Skylar Space Nurse Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Nova Skylar is tired of her dead end job as cruise ship nurse aboard the Entitled, an interstellar pleasure vessel. She’s looking forward to a long-awaited vacation on Jolieterre with her human lover when an attack by space pirates ruins her plans. Fiction/short story/sci-fi/satire
Space Knight
Price: Free! Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Oskar Frei, Fissure Class Space Knight and overly energetic employee of the intergalactic police force known as Libra. The collateral damage he causes on a daily basis makes him almost not worth hiring, but after saving a planet from a Varaxian Worm, Libra sends him a personal request. Against his interests, however, Libra is sending someone to make sure he plays it safe.
Masro Fhin: Homecoming
Price: Free! Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(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?
Introduction to Xarrok
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by MidnightRose. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.00 from 1 review)
Xenonia is fighting for survival. Those recruited to help are fighting for acceptance, and security. The stories within reveal lives desolated by war, moved by love, and driven for success. Version 2 with Four stories included and more to come.
The Brisingamen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.00 from 1 review)
Darryl Heim hunts space pirates, works alone, and good enough to be selective about his clients. When a mysterious Japanese deep space exploration firm hires him to retrieve the contents of an intercepted sample probe, the job takes him to the edge of the known universe, and into a story as old as the human imagination.
Transplant Treachery
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.00 from 1 review)
There’s a long waiting list for life saving transplants. How are so many organs suddenly becoming available, especially for wealthy patients out on Solus? Something isn’t right there and questions begin to arise. After a friend of a friend is killed, Galactic P.I. Majestic Kane is determined to find out why.
Tales Of The Rocket Patrol
Price: Free! Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.00 from 1 review)
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!
Return To Sender
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.00 from 1 review)
Who could have thought that a spaceship delivering mail could be involved in the Marsian Revolution? This short story is set in the SonSyst of the Leuvenhook Universe.
The Grift
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.00 from 1 review)
Can a cowboy really con a con man? Or will he be stranded, penniless, on a space station? (originally published in Digital Dragon Magazine, April 2010)
Drunk Space Driving in the 21st Century (or Prelude to the Cosmic Misadventures of Floyd Pinkerton, Space Crock)
Price: Free! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
In 2091, partying Floyd Pinkerton crashes on an ice planet in a stolen craft. Soon Earth frenemy Bob Tripeman also crashes a stolen ship. They team to fix Bob’s, of Zzurkwin design (insect-like aliens), to face the beings’ reclamation attack, and being located by Earth authorities, on launch! Their escape primes Floyd’s next on-the-lam space misadventure…after witnessing Mother Earth’s dire fate!
Beneath a Blue Sun
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Joel Korhonen, scavenging survivor of the wrecked remains of the only home he'd known for years, an interstellar vessel once adrift in starlight. Amidst the debris on an alien world, he caught wind of a lingering hope, the fading energy of the former Ergo's signal beacon.
Crap Shoot
Price: Free! Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(2.00 from 1 review)
Years ago, a pair of college girls was rescued from a party-gone-bad, then abducted by an alien in need of a crew. A few years later, they abandoned their alien savior on Earth and are forced to return to find and rescue him to prevent interstellar criminals from raiding the Earth. To do this, they need help.