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Ink
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Life's good for 18-year-old Ashkar Ravindra. School's over, and he's been accepted into the Fleet Academy. There's time for one last trip to the mountains. But not everyone is pleased to see the privileged admiral's son. Jealousy and ulterior motives turn the pleasant hunting trip into an ordeal. Lives are a stake. If Ashkar makes the wrong decision, he will be the first to die.
The Rock
Price: Free! Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The first story that is set within the larger Center Worlds Universe, The Rock tells the tale of the crew of the Rebel's Cause, as they encounter and explore a intergalactic wanderer that has value and potential to them. Mining an asteroid wasn't like this back in the Center Worlds, that's for sure.
Toward an End Known
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,420. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Il'Naioth is a respected Elder among her people and has been awaiting the moment when a group of beings from beyond the stars, known as the Travelers, would sail to her world. When tragedy strikes, she is forced to question her most sacred beliefs. Ultimately, the future of her entire race will depend upon her ability to adapt to the most challenging threat of all – Man.
The Best Little Christmas Ever
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Schew and his family are new to Earth and want to celebrate Christmas. But how? And what is Christmas anyway? Will they find out in this silly story? Ten thousand light strands later... Silly Science Fiction Short Story.
Jet Black - Treachery, Deceit and Bluff #12
Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
It should have been almost a holiday for Rosie and Jet; a delivery to a planet whose civilisation lives in a medieval time: that was until the king turned up in a stretched limo demanding their spaceship: and Chub can’t help, he’s slowly bleeding to death trapped inside a volcano.
Dr. Cao I Presume? The Blake Hemlock Chronicles
Series: The Blake Hemlock Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
I’m not one to believe in space myths but there is one that I would have been a fool not to believe. Seyfert and I were sent on a secret mission to acquire a very real technology that is steeped in a century of mystery. The myth of bio-metallics, a little glob of this mercury looking substance can control vehicles or spacecraft remotely. Whoever controls this technology, controls the galaxy.
Episode Two: Final Flight Of The Phaseship Lelantos
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Shit is going down on the phaseship Lelantos as the interdimensional bountyhunter Vel finds his Mark and steps away from his calm. Someone will suffer greatly.
Jet Black and the Emperors Curse #9
Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The crew have just thirty-six hours to put things right before the authorities arrest them, but Jet has accepted an offer from a beautiful stranger; Rosie is going to break the laws of both society and mysticism, and Chub needs to warn the others that killers are looking for them whatever they do.
Technical Details
Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Pinbeam Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two stories about the folks who keep the social and technical machinery running. "Landed Alien" finds Kara ven'Arith on a space station maintenance crew when a series of inexplicable events overtake support functions. In "Eleutherios," the friars at a down-and-out abbey are taken in hand by an unlikely savior. Both stories previously appeared on Baen.com website.
Jet Black and the Emperor's Hand #8
Series: The Adventures of Jet Black and his Starship Crew. Price: Free! Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A mummified hand twelve millienia old: a sacred symbol to some; a symbol of power to others. To the greedy a source of wealth, and to his enemies it could be Jets life.
A Mermaid's Wish
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A wish to be normal and a life that becomes everything but. A Mermaid’s Wish.
The House of Hasson
Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A young boy returns to his primitive homeworld to save it from domination by an advanced race. But before the House of Hasson will listen to him, he must clear his name of murder--or be executed.
Junker's Moon: Pirate Gold
Series: Junker's Moon, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,850. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Junker's Moon Scrap, Salvage and Servicing Company had never been attacked before but that didn't mean its base of operations was unprepared. Marshall Brion began the day with no idea that within a few hours he would need all the concentrated expertise of three generations of Brions. Space pirates were inbound to the station. They were something to be feared but also to be repelled at all costs.
Papawa Book One The Keys Series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
James is your ordinary muscle car enthusiast living on the salt flats. Until one night when his world took an explosive turn. What he thought was a meteor turned out to be a space craft. After he rescues the pilot he agrees to accompany her to secure the Keys, which are in danger of falling into the wrong hands. Will James and the pilot get to the Key first or will the Dragologer beat them to it?
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.
Nipped in the Butt
Series: Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
More intrigue as a familiar hallucinogen finds its way into Ramses society. Are their long-time adversaries behind it? Time for Major Tom to save the Empire again… “Nipped in the Butt” is the 2nd story in William Mangieri’s “Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire” series.
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
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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.