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Standoff at Europa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
They discovered life in the deep oceans of Europa and it got out. The miners from the moons would not stop mining, the Mining Federation Police, and Earth Central blockaded all transport for fear of contagion. It all came to a head at Europa, and the newest hire, Crystal Murphy just happened to be in the wrong place at the right time.
Banquet at Magic Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: Australian English. Published: February 17, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
I hate camp. Every year yada yada yada. The only bright point is Luka, the Wild Man of Camp Mellinjo, an orphan and a stray grown up. When he bolts out of camp with the ook on his tail, I take off to see if I can save him, yet again—and that’s when I discover Camp Mellinjo isn’t what it seems, and neither is Luka. But seriously, guys, would my parents really sell me out?
Swallowed by a Space Worm
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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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.
The Gatekeeper Chronicles, Book 2: Under Siege
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Space Marshall Kyle Mackey is a Gate Keeper - one of the members of the Space Marshall Service to watch for unauthorized entry through the portal that allows near-instantaneous travel between Earth and Mars. But when one of the worst killers in the cosmos escapes on Mackey’s watch, it is up to the marshall himself and his AI infused ship, to either bring back the most wanted villain in history.
Prejudice
Series: Two Democracies: Revolution. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,280. Language: British English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Ace fighter pilot Anastasia Seivers is offered a secret assignment: to join a squadron taking the fight to Concorde's true enemies. But this squadron isn't part of the regular Concorde military, it is attached to the Legion Libertus, the independent force responsible for saving thousands of lives after the nuclear attack.
Alpha/Omega, Episode 3: Stalemate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
General Thomas Jefferson Davis and his UN commando squad have just jumped head-first into a hornets’ nest of cosmic proportions. But—are they the good guys in this story… or the bad? ALPHA/OMEGA: A new serialized near-future space opera adventure from Van Allen Plexico, author of the Shattering and the Sentinels series.
Psychic Knights Adventures (Darkness Descends and Parameen Rescue)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by Ferret Publishing Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Long before the Psychic Knights gained their enhanced powers they battled the TechPsychers to rescue the Naturals. Here are the accounts of just two of those events.
Born from Fire: Tales from The Longview - Episode 1
Series: Tales from The Longview. Price: Free! Words: 18,910. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When love is crime, who will save the guilty? ... After falling in love and fathering a child, a young criminal refuses to voluntarily throw himself into a lake of fire to gain his community's forgiveness. So he's sentenced to death and sold to the owner of a spaceship that buys criminals like him. But the ship and its crew are not quite what they appear to be.
Men of Sand and Light
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: Australian English. Published: January 20, 2017 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It was meant to be a surprise for Allan’s farewell, but the only person who got surprised was me. And the only farewell I was lookin’ at was my own, which just shows it’s never a good idea to look too closely at your heroes—even when you’re asked to, because now I’m gonna need a little help.
Beyond the Surveyors
Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Logan Bradley, Captain of the Cruise Light, stood tall in regal posture as he surveyed the bridge of his new interstellar vessel. Humanity was on the verge of discovering worlds beyond their solar system and they selected Logan, a chosen the tool to achieve that end. What threats lurked light years beyond the last worlds of Sol scarcely fazed him. He looked to the stars with hopeful eyes.
Full Circle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Humans live throughout the solar system but the factories on Earth stopped producing. No new ships, no new stations. Find an old ship to salvage? Someone died there. Maybe many someones. April knows this better than anyone. She cleanses haunted spaces, removes ghosts left behind by hull breaches, failure of a life support system, or even good old-fashioned cabin fever. People rely on her for peace
Din Ba Din
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Sohaila never knows in the morning what the day will bring. Four babies desperate for attention or the long, empty days of a lonely widow? Since she made that wish for more time her days come at random. Babies, adult children, willful teenagers, every day a surprise. How to keep track of it all? Sohaila wants her days in sequence again. Unwishing a wish, like unblowing out a candle. Not easy.
The Crimson Vest
Series: Drath. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
The crimson vest slithered through Guanyu's fingers, delicate embroidery snagging against the callouses on his palms. Embroidered by his mother before her death, it was everything he'd set aside to keep his job. Which was gone now. So off job hunting he went, dressed in his favorite sarong and shirt, topped with the crimson vest. Mother said it would bring him luck someday. Let today be that day.
The Truth of the Matter (Starship Perilous Adventure #6)
Series: Blake Starwater and the Adventures of the Starship Perilous, Adventure 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
While the Perilous sits on Tangerine undergoing repairs, one member of the crew debates whether to stay or leave. Meanwhile, the others deal with a shady conman from Blake's past. But who's conning who? Blake Starwater and the Adventures of the Starship Perilous #6. Approximately 13,500 words.
Star Trek Phase II - True To His Oath: Novelette 2
Price: Free! Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This is the second in the series of five novelette eBooks providing stories relating directly to the New Voyages: Phase II series of fan-films, True To His Oath is a short story based on a concept developed by Charles Root (who played Scotty in the series) and used with permission. The events take place after the live-action episode “Enemy: Starfleet” and before the live-action episode “The Child.
Un mundo propio
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: Spanish. Published: December 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tras la presentación de un nuevo sistema de realidad virtual, Lenka Koral cuenta cómo un don descubierto durante su niñez le llevó a los confines del espacio en una misión donde enfrentaría a su más terrible enemigo, en un mundo a la vez real e imaginado.
Waypoint Five
Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fleeing a devastating war, Mana arrives on a remote colony world with a mysterious cargo which could ensure the salvation of humanity. But is her mission really a fool's errand and can Mana overcome the legacy of her own past to find a new future?
Freedom: The Mail Order Bride; Episode 1 Out of the Chaos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The war between the rebels and Earthgov winds down, but Legare and his friends are not on the winning side. The war took everything he loved, but Fate presents him and his friends an opportunity, an opportunity to shape their own future.
O Acordo Secreto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 19, 2016 by 22 Lions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Se um dia, o julgamento final, o grande Apocalipse, chegasse à Terra, que atitude teriam os governos e os cidadãos? E se tal surgisse na forma de seres Alienígenas? E se estes se apresentassem com anjos?
The Secret Agreement
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,740. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016 by 22 Lions. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
If one day, the final judgement, the great Apocalypse, came to Earth, what attitude would governments and citizens have? What if it appeared in the form of alien beings? What if they were to introduce angels?