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Memories of Hel
Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by MidnightRose. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
After a merciless enemy boards her cargo hauler, Captain Kasha Eaves is forced to make one of the most difficult decisions of her life - she withdraws her distress call. “DCCS Memories of Hel to any vessel within range – this ship is to be considered hostile. Repeat – the Memories of Hel is hostile. Destroy on sight.” However, her crew's fight for survival and freedom has barely begun.
The Sapphiran Agenda
Series: Star Trails Tetralogy. Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Thyron is a flora peda telepathis from the planet, Sapphira. His world is occupied by his species of telepathic walking plants as well as a race of pygmies who worship them as gods. Encounters with humans generally don't end well. Face it, humans are omnivorous and plants a popular source of nourishment. Attempt this on Sapphira, however, and the food chain is likely to change rather quickly.
Tales from Omega Station: Abduction
Price: Free! Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What starts out as innocent adventure takes a brutal turn when corporate enemies of Kyrena's father decide to use her as collateral damage. Kyrena gets more than she bargained for, but she meets a guy who just might make the difference...and steal her heart.
The Phantom Fleet
Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cold war between Earth and Mars. A massive invasion fleet suddenly appears off the corner of the solar system, headed towards Earth. The nearest patrol ship is sent to investigate, with little chance of survival.
Phantom 500 - Episode 13
Series: Phantom 500, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Captain James Riker and his crew, Aurora and Kakura, are trying to get off Europa and back to Earth with their mysterious object without Starfleet finding out. It doesn’t help when Lieutenant Cassandra O’Halloran knocks on the door of the Phantom 500. Someone Riker has been avoiding for years. Then there’s the Lycans.
Cargo 3120 Ties that Bind Part 1
Price: Free! Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the year 3120, an ex-mercenary takes a shady job to save his dying niece, but ends up on a quest to prevent interstellar war.
Jak Phoenix: Paid in Full (A Short Story)
Series: The Jak Phoenix Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
An all new Jak Phoenix space adventure, set before the events of the first novel! Jak and Baxter are asked to pull off a seemingly simple grab – for a big payout. Unfortunately, shady dealings frequently end in space shenanigans.
The Flip Side #6: Converging Lens
Price: Free! Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by J. L. Stephens. Categories: 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...
Faith
Series: Lacuna. Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short science fiction story about a young girl in an internment camp.
Buck Johnson: Dragon Wrangler
Series: Buck Johnson, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
Buck Johnson, along with his slow-moving and slow-thinking sidekick Skeeter Evans, currently plies his trade as a dragon wrangler on Terul and is busting out a bunch of dracs for the repulsive Terullian Karposh.But when an unruly Red Kraken throws Buck, events take an unexpected turn. “Buck Johnson: Dragon Wrangler” is short story (approximately 4,000 words).
Konstantin: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
When his brother falls for a pretty face and unwittingly lets a threat on board, it is up to Konstantin to stop the hacker before it is too late. There's just one problem—Konstantin is the ship, with his brain hardwired to its systems. By attacking the ship's computer, the hacker is attacking him, and in order to gain complete control, she just might have to shut him down for good.
Tales from Omega Station: Belly of the Beast
Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
If you were a clone grown for spare parts, kept in a cage for experimentation, how would you feel? Accept your fate and be happy you're helping the 'real' person whose DNA you share? No; I didn't think so...
Tales from Omega Station: Betrayal
Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
They're getting ready to blow him out the airlock, but Esric has other plans.
Chronos
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Such were the last moments of the fortunate age when I still believed in the distinction between past and future, when I still lived with the lightheartedness that brought me the ignorance of my death's exact moment.
The Star Creature
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.77 from 13 reviews)
A story of the first encounter between two intelligent species, with an assumption that "intelligence" is just one of many attributes that may be just as important. Today this would be called Flash Fiction. In 1979 it was a "short-short" story. It was first published in the Winter, 1979, issue of Unearth Magazine (Volume 2, Number 4).
West of the Texas Nebula
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by ResAliens Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Western
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
While honoring the visiting dignitaries from Tau Ceti, Sol’s Mayor, Wit Thomason, had a heart attack. He spent a good couple of minutes twitching on the floor, soiling his finest suit, right there in front of aliens, citizens, and everybody. It was only a matter of time before some gunslinger made a move to take over the job. If I wanted to save my skin, it was time for me to get out of Dodge.
Down Jump Blues
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Sully O'Quinn and the team from DL Security find themselves in a race to find a killer and recover a stolen fortune. It started as a simple protection job to escort a shipping executive to a clandestine meeting. But Sully and his team are set up to take the fall for a daring heist and murder committed in the middle of hyperspace. Was the killer still on board, or has one of his team double cross
Bugs
Price: Free! Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The Commonwealth of Nations Stellar Exploration Vessel 119, CNSEV Tormalinas is a ready-for-anything galactic xenoarchaeological exploration vessel. Exploring the deepest, darkest corners of the galaxy for treasure has its risks and rewards, profits and losses. In this tense adventure, the crew of the Tormalinas encounters a new lifeform and a horrific game of kill or be killed ensues.
Mooncake
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It is Mid-Autumn Festival in Lunar Colony 01111001's Chinatown, a holiday celebrated by eating mooncake and regaling with tales of Chang'e flying to the moon. Little Xiao Yue asks her grandfather what it all means. There is always a generation gap. How can precocious children in the future understand the metaphor? Enjoy this short short, a taste of one writer's science fiction and Sino overlap..
The Hidden Tribe
Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
An intergalactic conflict inspires disobedience from one of The Ichouli, creating a hidden Tribe of Humans who are imprisoned for many millennia inside a dead world. This is a simple tale of one girl's dreams to escape that world and see what The Sphere has to offer. A story from "The Chronicles of John Alkali".

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