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Interlude 1.1
Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Out on the edge of civilization anything and everything can happen--especially when you're not ready for it. When Jenny, the chief mechanic for the Bonnie Belle hops off to work a deal with the local black market she ends up bargaining for more than just fresh fruit. This short story is an installment in the "Tales from the Edge" universe, joining two prior novels, IN THE BLACK and IN THE VOID.
The Eyes Have It: A Science Fiction Story
Series: A Molly Nomad Caper. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Only a crazy person would go up against the security of the Chak’hala to steal the Eye of the Moon. Or only the cursed sister-in-law of a crazy person, which is how Molly feels after hearing the hair-brained scheme from her brother-in-law, Mickey. But the promise of a nice payday overrides Molly’s usual caution. Until the caper goes awry & the Eye turns out to be more than she bargained for.
Star Power
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Humankind had explored and colonized every sector with fleets of ships capable of folding space, thanks to massive Star Power engines. Intelligent alien life did not exist in the Milky Way, but who knew what threats possibly lurked across the dark space between galaxies?
Flipspace: Shades of Jade
Series: Flipspace, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Mockingbird crew are pulled off their training schedule when a distress call from their sister ship, the Magpie reaches Earth from the Kuiper Belt. In preparation for rescue and possible hostilities, Colonel Rama’s command is expanded with Medevac/Recovery Vehicle, two deep space fighters, a mysterious support crew and the Magpie’s AI named Monk.
Earth II
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When President Fluff, ruler of Earth II, decides to get greedy, no place in the Vexars Universe is safe.
Riot and Disorder - Orbit the Sun – Part 7
Series: Orbit the Sun, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Earthrise is out of control and heading the wrong way. The command structure has collapsed and gangs are starting to roam the space station. If that wasn’t bad enough Jennifer has betrayed Mathew’s trust, and the fox has been given permission to look after the chickens.
Boone's Journey
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Kirstin Pulioff. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In the outliers of the Turinth Galaxy, Talia Boone embarks on a tedious, mindless mission to repair outpost communication buoys. Talia likes her solo expeditions - no micromanagement, no small talk, and no one to share her hidden stash of vodka. But when the mission goes awry and her cruiser malfunctions, isolation can have deadly consequences.
Golden Shuttle
Series: Get the story: New Mauretania Comics. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Sci-Fi Comic Strip. Spaceman “Monitor” remembers lying in the snow and dreaming of a trip to the Moon, but today he embarks on a real Lunar voyage using Apollo and Space Shuttle technology, via the International Space Station and a Lunar Base. But then what's this other place he finds... and how does it all fit with that dream? Enjoy this wonderful story from Mauretania Comics. Add to Cart now!
Fly Me to the Moon
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: Australian English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What happened when the Angler came? Why was everybody so excited when the Angler came? Why was the angler there? Find out in this whimsical tale.
Alien Influences: The Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Years ago, John paid for horrible crimes based on alien ritual he committed as a child. Now, alienated from his fellow humans, he works as a bounty hunter. But his latest job takes him a little too close to the past he tries to forget. And this time, he might not escape with his life. This story appears in slightly different form in the novel, Alien Influences.
Zev Moon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Pro Se Productions takes terror to the stars withauthor Phillip Drayer Duncan’s debut Pro Se Single Shot, Zev Moon. Duncan takes readers to a distant world in galaxy torn by an epic space war.
Navigator
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
A tale of survival set against the backdrop of deep space. The remains of a military crew find that their Navigator, a cybernetically enhanced human grown into the ship's systems, has turned against the crew and initiated a deadly game that could spell the end of their lives.
Endangered Species
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Banchixi Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Dirk Beretta's girlfriend told him to get off the couch and look for a job, he found the perfect opportunity, thousands of light years from her, with free guns and beer, as security chief for the Bastadocorp mines on the Platypus Planet. But no-one told him what happened to the previous security chief, or that the Platypoids would rather die fighting than see their land defiled.
Diplomatic Solution
Series: The Olla, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Jill Berlac's stuck trying to avoid all out war between Ceres and everyone else-from Earth to Mars to Ganymede-over who owns the contract with the Olla. The aliens' deep space vessel is almost complete. Too bad Jill's just an aide to the ambassador, and someone's hacked her eye data. An Olla story by Sean Monaghan, author of "To Stare Again Across the Water".
Rogue
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Mysterious ships swarm a rogue planet which has suddenly appeared at the edge of allied space. The last thing battle-weary warrior Andromeda Spar wants is another skirmish. But since her mother is the fleet Admiral, how can she refuse? As Andromeda prepares for her final battle, she discovers something extraordinary. The drones she’s come to annihilate are not what they seem.
The Language of Dance: A Science Fiction Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Attempting the Dance has been the only way for Humans to try to communicate with the alien B’akHalna. Over the decades many dancers tried and they all failed. They all died. Now Delna steps into the ring. This is her chance to dance the dance of her life. Her chance to shine. Her chance to bridge the gulf. Her chance to talk to the aliens. Her chance to die.
Maiden Voyage
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Security Chief Nina Rekovic keeps the peace on the all-female Maiden’s Ark that left Earth five years before. Distress signal says Earth is lost, stranding lunar colonists. Someone sabotages the vital fertility lab. While balancing Returners she sympathizes with, a dictatorial captain, and an estranged lover who betrays her, can Rekovic solve the conspiracy before she’s imprisoned or worse?
Eyes in the Sky
Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 31. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A woman with vision finds a man who can help her reach heights she never imagined.
Death To Democracy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Banchixi Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
After Dirk Beretta, ex- poster boy for the Space Marines, saves the Winterbotham Nachos heiress from a fate worse than death in the Space Weasel kibble factories, a romantic cruise around the galaxy with her looks like a well-earned rest. But Royalist revolutionaries on the Planet Of The Squid have other ideas.
Space Weasels
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Banchixi Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Flaming Space Weasels wiped out most of Dirk Beretta's fellow space marines at the battle of Din Bin Foo... then served them for lunch with a nice Merlot. But when a gang of pirate Weasels come hunting fresh meat for the kibble factories, his brand of pig-headed determination and excessive violence may offer the chance for redemption... and revenge.