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Press Any Key To Destroy The Galaxy
Series: Antigravel. Price: Free! Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Iain M. Banks' Culture meets Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy in this funny romp through the cosmos.
Commerce Raider
Price: Free! Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Hughy Terson, midshipman aboard the commerce raider Aquila, has charge of the prize crew aboard the captured passenger liner Princess. He’s an outlaw in the eyes of the Oligarchy. Getting Aquila to a safe haven is challenge enough. The beautiful and enigmatic Griffa Kathria Marte is another problem. Only a fool would trust her, or fall under her spell. A short and gripping space opera.
Grain de Sable
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: French. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nouvelle de science-fiction 2 300 mots = 10 minutes de lecture - - - - Quand l’Unité Décisionnelle 23 atterrit sur la planète où elle doit accomplir sa deuxième mission, elle ne se doute pas du potentiel évolutif des espèces animales autochtones. UD-23 va alors aller de surprises en découvertes face aux êtres qu’elle tente d’élever vers un stade d’intelligence supérieure.
Jacks Ravage
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016 by KollectiefMaksimaal. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Jack Kuse, een kleinstedelijke crimineel zonder al te veel toekomst, gaat de strijd aan met mensetende aliens. Hij verliest.
Closer to the Edge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
There's nothing on the barren world of Talos IV except a small mining colony. For Carmen Peach, seven years on from a tragedy that she's never fully accepted, there's something more. A painful memory, which she feels no longer equipped to live with. And a promise made to a lost loved one years ago. A stand-alone short story set within the universe of the Many Worlds Saga. Approximately 4400 words.
Milli Lands Onward
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Eight-year old Milli is learning to fly a starship. She's one of the most naturally gifted pilots that Captain Abe of the Onward has ever seen. Even if she is so small, her feet don't reach the pedals. When an emergency places the lives of everyone on board in Milli's hands, it's up to the young girl to bring the Onward safely down. A stand-alone sci-fi short set in the Many Worlds Saga universe.
They Who Hold the Cards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Real life for Nancy is about to change. She lives and works on an asteroid called Haven. Nancy and her circle of long-distance friends stay in touch through the online virtual reality world of the NEXUS. Unexpected news forces her to confront her employer's strict housing policies. The best she can hope for may not be what she wants. A stand-alone sci-fi short set in the Many Worlds universe.
Through a Blind Man's Eyes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mashups
When a priceless artifact from the near-mythological world of Toridia goes missing aboard the starship Nova Celeste, the ship is put on lock down. To help him catch the thief, the Purser has the aid of an unusual ally: an old blind man, the only witness to the theft. But can the old man's ears see clearly where normal vision has failed? A stand-alone sci-fi short set within the Many Worlds Saga.
Teddy Bear Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An engineer is laid off, with no warning. The only job that he can get is investigation of an alien spacecraft, which turns out to be a lifeboat. The lifeboat contains very little of useful scientific information. It does contain a small, very young alien girl. To establish a rapport, the engineer buys her a teddy bear. The adventure then starts.
Starchaser
Series: Hegira. Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Laila is a starchaser, one of the last members a dying race. She's traveled a long way, on a mission to save her home, a leviathan ship named Hegira.
The Moon Base Alpha One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
story about alien invasion on a moon base used by humans. can the human colony survive this alien outbreak,who will survive the aliens or humans. story about survival.
Prominence - Redemption
Series: Prominence. Price: Free! Words: 19,770. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Orlak are strange plant like beings that appear intent to annihilate every Vaslusian world they find. They are winning. With Vaslus under increasing threat of total destruction by its unstable star things are desperate. It is now or never to make peace, but how do you make peace with a civilisation you cannot even communicate with?
The Earth Interregnum 24: "Straight On Till Morning"
Series: The Earth Interregnum: Free Story Friday Season 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The ancient past and the far future finally come together in the final installment of the Earth Interregnum.
The Earth Interregnum 23: "The Return"
Series: The Earth Interregnum: Free Story Friday Season 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Under the Face on Mars a team of scientists work to decipher and harness a technology dormant for 10,000 years.
The Earth Interregnum 22: "Breaking Free"
Series: The Earth Interregnum: Free Story Friday Season 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Under the sands of Mars a crack team of researchers works to unravel the secrets of the ancients and open the universe the four races.
The Earth Interregnum 21: "All Hallows Eve"
Series: The Earth Interregnum: Free Story Friday Season 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
It's Halloween in the Great Lakes Region and for two youths, and the entire world, things will never be the same again.
The Earth Interregnum 20: "VM Day"
Series: The Earth Interregnum: Free Story Friday Season 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The final battle for Mars is joined and in the end the price for victory may be too high,
The Earth Interregnum 19: "Home Front"
Series: The Earth Interregnum: Free Story Friday Season 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
As the war with the Nal'e rages tension on Earth come to a head.
The Earth Interregnum 18: "Interrogation"
Series: The Earth Interregnum: Free Story Friday Season 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In the heart of a secret Commonwealth detainment facility one human comes face to face and mind to mind with one of the Nal'e.
The Earth Interregnum 17: "Freeborn"
Series: The Earth Interregnum: Free Story Friday Season 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The invasion of Mars has begun and when the CSS Grasshopper goes down it is up to a group of Freeborn Scouts and Commonwealth Marines to either rescue the survivors or avenge them.