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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
(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 Formidians
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by MQuills Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
- A short story set in the First Admiral Universe On a dull and dreary patrol in the skies above the planet Kina, First Crusader Squadron Commander Nerla Daelstar and the crew of the Lionheart, respond to a routine request. A Landing Trooper outpost has failed to respond to a routine communications check.
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.
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.
The Light Bridge
Price: Free! Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by MQuills Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Light Bridge, a science fiction short story presenting the great battle of the brave Horvan against the vile Porcinian horde. Mantuth Huros Goldair battles bravely seeking the Ganthoran Crystal Throne in his own Time Warrior Ritual - a ritual for which there is either death or glorious imperial rule as the reward.
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
Haven
Series: The Jake Bonner 'verse, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jake Bonner’s been hired by one of the richest men in the galaxy. This real-estate mogul wants to acquire Haven, a once-famed recreational planet. Haven was abandoned when the robots that served the visitors rebelled. Are the robots still there? Jake’s job is to find out, and smooth the way for this grand acquisition. Of course, no job is that easy. Will Haven be safe, or a Hell of a job?
Buzz and Bunnies: Incident Report (Freaks in Black 000.9)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Murphy’s Law should’ve warned her... When Canni’s friend Leever bribes her into playing arm candy for dinner, she expects that he’s trying to dissuade some wannabe girlfriend, again. He thinks that Canni’s just a slightly odd Earthling who doesn’t realize one or more of her ancestors were from another planet (such as, perhaps, his). They’re both wrong. (A short story of about 3100 words.)