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Purr Mission
Series: Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Major Tom’s dander is up. His cub is dying of the Morient Virus, and he knows their sworn enemies are responsible (the Baastards!), but bureaucats order him not to go to their planet to recover the antidote. Well, it’s easier to beg forgiveness than to ask purrmission. Purr Mission is a science fiction short story, and the first story in the “Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire” series.
Dragons of the Stars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Dragons of the Stars - 2 short stories about the future, where spaceships controlled by superintelligent AI's go renegade, venting their human crews into the vacuum of outer space and become the Dragons of the Stars.
Not Past Redemption
Series: Galactic Confederation, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,710. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Fired from her last starship piloting job, Seriala’s career seems over. In desperation she signs on with Crazy Mags on a mission to recover the logs of a derelict starship. It seems easy until they encounter salvagers looking to recover the same ship. Seriala must use every piloting trick she knows if they are going to get the job done and succeed.
Samaritan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In deep space, a science vessel discovers a bone yard of derelict ships. And a survivor. At the edge of known space lies the ultimate terror. SAMARITAN by Bobby Nash
Never Surrender
Series: Science Fiction. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Earth is being attacked. Jake goes to the space station to ask the general to give him another chance before his medical report arrives.
On a Ship Called Mythicus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Mythicus is crewed by creatures of myth and legend, fairytale and urban lore. In this short episode, it and its crew pursue a space pirate until a small team must continue the pursuit on planet. With its firestarter captain and a defense system that takes its nomenclature too literally, this ship is one of a kind. This story is included in An Anthology of Worlds, released in mid-Sep 2012.
Star Sails: Dark Matter
Series: Star Sails, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dark Matter is #1 in the Star Sails' series: Earth's first space ship, the good ship Pax has been sent to the Virgo Cluster to make first contact. Full of humanity's best and brightest engineers, scientist and leaders it is a peaceful mission of exploration. But something has gone terribly wrong.
West of the Texas Nebula
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by ResAliens Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
While honoring the visiting dignitaries from Tau Ceti, Sol’s Mayor, Wit Thomason, had a heart attack. He spent a good couple of minutes twitching on the floor, soiling his finest suit, right there in front of aliens, citizens, and everybody. It was only a matter of time before some gunslinger made a move to take over the job. If I wanted to save my skin, it was time for me to get out of Dodge.
Dragon of God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,190. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The secrets of life searched for and found. Answers revealed straightforward and sound. Time closes in, choices to be made. Souls in the balance, debts to be paid.
Cantaloupes and Wild Shoshone
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Marshal Michael Fallon rates as the toughest lawman in Fringe Space. But how did he start out? Ten years ago, Michael Fallon got himself conscripted into the Galactic Marshal Corps. He attacks the recruiter, vandalizes Academy property, and makes enemies with the biggest, baddest man in his class. Lucky for him, the Galactic Marshals don't disqualify people on grounds of stupidity.
Reverend Beau and the Devil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Instead of Little Bo Peep, Reverend Beau administers to his flock all over the Solar System...Something is wrong on the Phobos colony, but what is discovered is more than the colonists can comprehend.
Swan Song
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Galactic P.I. Majestic Kane made a dumb rookie mistake a client paid for it with her life. Filled with anger and guilt, he knows he can’t change what happened but is determined to hold the killers responsible. Kane made a promise, and someone is going to pay.
Dreamscapes #7 - Garden in the Sands
Series: Dreamscapes, Book 7. Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Dreamscapes is a series of 12 monthly short stories capturing Astra Crompton's real dreaming experiences. In "Garden in the Sands" a tutor is called to step outside her timid world when confronted by the truth being withheld from the populace. Together with a small band of rebels they embark on a journey to unearth the past.
Round Up At the Burger Bar Part 6
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When we left Trixie Aioli and Cherry Bomb in part 5 they just discovered the body of Graham Wafer. Fearing they'd be accused of the murder they flee. In this instalment they arrive in a mysterious neighbourhood of living machines and discover a secret that may end their mission to change the future forever. Join Trixie's struggle to ultimate power in a fast food galaxy.
The Robin Flies Again
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
“Star Wars” meets “Robin Hood” and gets bushwhacked by “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”... An oddball space opera vignette of fate and friendship, displaced heroes (not to mention the holoid), and an unlikely reunion in the far-flung future. (Note: This story is also available in the eccentric collection “Breaking the Thought Barrier” by Rob and Mimi Riser.)
Breaking the Thought Barrier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Off-the-cuff and Off-the-wall! An eccentric collection of articles, essays, and science-fiction that that’s sure to put a smile on your face and odd ideas in your head. Includes the titles: “Einstein Was Light…er, Right?” (which features a real life UFO sighting), “The Robin Flies Again”...and much more.
Initiate
Price: Free! Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
SpaceForce Corporal Nigel Halsted thinks he's in deep when he gets recruited by a shadowy organization to help derail a treaty between two interstellar species. But when the mission turns sour, he quickly learns that "deep" is all a matter of perspective...
The Cryo Game
Series: The Void Eternal, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by G. W. Thomas. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Betratina Arris Rankin was not good with people but she was great with machines. That was why she was hired on as a ship's engineer. But when someone needed a fall guy for murder, she was the perfect mark. Can Betratina clear her name and what is the mystery waiting in the ship's hold?
Treaty Time
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Treaty Time is a short science fiction story that continues the story of human settlement started in ‘Nothing’. In this tale, both humans and shifters discover they are not alone, and that some memories are inherited. It is approximately 3,250 words long, and is the fifth story in the third Simpson Anthology - An Anthology of Those Who Walk Among Us.
The Oceans of Mars
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
What happened to Mars’ vast oceans? How did rocks from Mars get here on Earth? Why are there submerged cities here on Earth? Why are our oceans over three hundred feet higher than they were at one time. Melting glaciers? No way. Although The Oceans of Mars is Science Fiction, it provides at lease one possible explanation for the disappearance of Mars’ great oceans.