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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.
Cargo 3120 Ties that Bind Part 1
Price: Free! Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(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.
The Usurper's Seduction
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
When The Usurper Serendipity catches sight of a space pod that she had forgotten about, she takes it to The Pockets of Nothingspace to open it up. What she finds inside is a human, and repairs his broken body to the best of her ability. What she did not intend was that she would almost instantly develop an emotional bond to this human, one that could change the course of a prophecy.
Colony Lines
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
As a boy, Marco Crowley once dreamed of traveling to other worlds, but years of storage aboard a colony ship left him in a poor mood. On Ares-2, he works to defend a settlement of friends, but not family in a civil war that threatens to tear the colony, his only home, apart. His months of moping on the colony border change when a visitor comes crashing down, ripping the sky in twain.
Final Exam
Series: Society Agent. Price: Free! Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shane and his student partner visit a snowy vacation planet to solve a mystery—how could a sub-intelligent species leap 50,000 years in evolution in months to harness fire and develop a language. Their investigation leads them into deadly conflict with a sophisticated gang trying to gain control of the planet for its mineral riches. Can Shane alert the Society before the gang kills them?
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...
Catati Test: a short story
Series: Catati, TY01. Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Earth's new spacefaring allies let Humans into their school, Tammy leapt at the chance. Maybe one of these days, she'll even pass—preferably before her alien friend gets a girlfriend. A short story of about 3,800 words.
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.
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
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
(4.71 from 14 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).

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