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Tales of the Two Rings: Volume 1
Series: Tales of the Two Rings. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Tales of the Two Rings: Volume 1 is a collection of three novellas set in the “sword and planet” setting of the Two Rings, where ancient magic mingles with advanced technology, floatships sail on solar winds across the vast, stormy Aether between planets, and the Xanate, the great and powerful empire that has lasted for a thousand cycles, rules over the worlds and Noble Houses with an iron fist.
The Healer
Price: Free! Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Kyle Mootrey is a cute guy and everything, but Rebecca is beginning to wonder what he’s up to. The Earth colonists from Ark Two are settling in to what turns out to be a rather barren planet. Kyle is hoping Rebecca can keep a secret. Kyle has an alien friend who is hurt, and only Rebecca can help. A short story.
Star Sailor #3: Jyoti the Slave
Series: Star Sailor. Price: Free! Words: 17,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Star Sailor is a series of episodic short stories about a girl named Najima Dezetoiles, and her travels by raft throughout a galaxy once rocked by a terrible war, as she searches for something she lost. In this episode, Najima crash lands on the lush, rainy planet of Tamiravani III, where she must solve a mystery of missing slaves with her unexpected companion, Jyoti.
McGellen
Series: LL Watkin Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The crew were the best of humanity, supplied with the most sophisticated ship and sent off to find new technology to aid the war effort. McGellen herself was a mere add-on, “Test this new computer while you’re out there, kill two birds with one stone. Makes the whole thing more palatable to the paying public.” More palatable it may be, but not less risky.
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..
Snakes' Nest
Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Fan fiction based in the universe of Elite.
A Ship's Destruction
Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A fan fiction based in the universe of Elite
The Arbiter Logs: The White Lady
Series: The Arbiter Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Firebringer Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Years ago, Terry Metcalfe's sister died at the age of twelve. Terry left Earth for the Navy of the Confederated Worlds, but his little sister's memory has haunted him ever since. Now, on the world of New Rhineland, a demon ghost from stories he knew as a child, emerges, claiming to have a hold on his sister's soul.
SPACE OPERA: 'On the Shoulders of Giants'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,920. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The world had almost destroyed itself once and now it was running out of room and resources. But a new goal could give it hope; the colonisation of Mars. Col. Jack Fortune of SpaceCom and his crew are given the task of testing the new spaceship which can make Martian terraforming feasible and with it preserve the the future of SpaceCom and save the planet. If only it were so simple...
Disorientate-tion on a Weekday Morning (crack!fic)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Various characters from Misty White's stories—Canni from “Buzz and Bunnies”, Tammy from the Catati stories, and Kintah from the Corps space stories—all improbably meet, order Starbucks, and learn things about each other that, perhaps, they’d rather not know. Crack fic. (A crack!fic of about 4400 words.)
Beacon - Part IV
Series: Beacon Saga Serial, IV. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,020. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
What should have been a triumphant homecoming becomes utter chaos. Abandoned by their friends, and assaulted by unknown forces, the scouts must play a dangerous cat and mouse game through Beacon’s mysterious third layer. They will uncover many secrets. But the most shocking will be what’s happened in orbit while they’ve been gone.
Renegades: Deserter's Redemption
Series: The Renegades, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Mike doesn't want to be a hero. He just wants to be left alone, but the universe doesn't play that way. He's been captured by an invading alien race and sentenced to work on a prison station where life is measured in hours. He is left with no choice but to try to whip a band of misfits into shape to escape. Worst yet: he'll have to trust them.
Half-Light II - To Hunt a Werewolf
Price: Free! Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The thing about travelling through time and space is that there are so many ways it can go wrong, so when Dan, Tristian, Secily and Trayn travel to an alternate reality there is no way they could have known that the chain of events they set in motion would put the entire human race in jeopardy once again.
The Thorne Legacy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,810. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Corporal Cranston Thorne is about to be court-martialed. And his father would like nothing more than to see that happen, but a remote outpost at the edge of the system has gone silent and Captain Thorne must take the fleet to investigate. The real danger, however, isn’t at the edge of the system... A Writers of the Future contest finalist.
Skylords Return
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,730. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Space Opera meets Mediaeval High Fantasy in this tale of family, duty and the truths about conflict and our flawed existence. Old Wars and New Wars weave together and galaxy spanning conflicts collide with personal vendettas. Heroes, Villains and Prophets emerge in a deep and immersive experience.
Sanctuary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Earth is no longer capable of providing life for the masses. Natural disasters have brought on Pollution and Corruption. They are the only two resources left to exploit in a world convulsing from its death throes. It was decided that Batiman2 a planet orbiting Alpha Centauri B and M88.2 an as yet unnamed planet orbiting Alpha Centauri A could be the last best hope for mankind.
Space Man's Burden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by Legion Printing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(3.00 from 1 review)
A millennium after the Extinction Wars nearly drove mankind to the brink of annihilation, the survivors reach out to the stars to gather the lost tribes of men together once again. But in doing so they find that some things are perhaps better off lost. Trapped on an alien world and hunted by mercenaries, a First Contact team must find a way to survive and escape.
Nexus
Series: The Sontem Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,460. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Boldly go deeper into space than man ever has aboard a corporate-owned generational ark. Meet new species, screw them over in mining rights negotiations, and engage in intergalactic piracy (holographic eyepatch not included with purchase).
Dark of the Storm
Series: Abashiri Sky City, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Death lurks in the storm of a lifetime. When a new family arrives in her apartment high-rise, Hikari Lark introduces them to their large outdoor balcony garden. As Abashiri Sky City shuts down for the storm of the decade, darker shadows lurk in her beautiful corner of existence. Threatening everything she holds dear, including life itself. A science fiction novelette
The Ganthoran Gambit
Series: The First Admiral Series, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by MQuills Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Billy Caudwell, the teenage First Admiral of the Universal Alliance Fleet, has successfully completed the Time Warrior Ritual and stands as Emperor-elect of the Ganthoran Empire. With the shattered remains of a Frontier Fleet and a weakened Alliance contingent, Billy Caudwell has to take the biggest gamble of his life. With the fate of an empire at stake, Billy has to risk everything.