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Ten Thousand Miles Up
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Captain Ateri has never known life outside his starship, but when a fleet of pirates offer him an opportunity to steal from his slave-masters, can he maintain the facade long enough to attain what he desires most?
Jake's Last Mission
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: American English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The entire future of Sweytian/Mugdaran relations rests on one man's shoulders. That one man, Jake Kavaliro, would really like nothing more than to retire.  Unfortunately, while on his last patrol he encounters a Mugdaran determined to restart a war.  Now Jake – who's never been known for his skill at diplomacy – has to go and explain what transpired to the Mugdaran Emperor in person.
Once A Hero, Always A Hero
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
It started out a visit to buy brandy for their bar, but now it’s an adventure. Robin Thase and Viktor Blue were retired from the heroing business. But when armed thugs disrupted their negotiations for some brandy, a chain of events started that led to them having to save an alien world, yet again.
Firepower! The Journal of the Fire On The Suns Universe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Firepower! is the old/new/reboot of the journal of the Fire On The Suns game universe. This issue contains over 10 thousand words of ship design, articles, and new rules extensions for the Fire On The Suns play-by-email 4X space opera wargame.
Rick the Robber Baron
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Kita Ogude wakes up tied to a post in her simulation room, she knows marauders have tried to take her ship-again. But this time something feels off, and familiar. She thinks she knows this marauder. And her desire to regain her ship becomes secondary to something she has wanted for a very long time: revenge.
Meet Bill
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Series: Meet Bill, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Humanity has reached for the stars and has gained complete domination. The human empire has remain unchallenged... until now. A new alien race is discovered and they are as human as we are. However, they are far more technologically advanced, smarter, and are just as aggressive as Earth humans. Can a hero, a newly trained Combat Marine stop the alien menace?
The Beast Within: A Sci-Fi Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a short, short sci-fi story. Approximately 4000 words. Amy Starr knew asteroid mining was dangerous. One small error could kill you. But her desire for the stars outweighed common sense and fear. Now trapped in her disabled ship far from the chance of rescue she has two choices: a lingering half-life or a quick merciful death. Which would you chose?
Dancers Like Children
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Dr. Justin Schafer travels to the Bountiful colony to investigate a series of brutal murders. The colonists blame the Dancers, an alien species the colony relies on for its livelihood. But the more Schafer investigates, the more complicated the case seems. He begins to wonder if his past mistakes-mistakes that led to genocide-will color his judgment.
Ray Was Right
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The first mission to Mars is a success...how much of a success, the crew is about to find out.
Ace 3
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Part 3 of the Space Cadets series: Jack Peterson is still recovering from his wounds after liberating camp eighty seven. His new rector informs him he'll be going back to the Conquistador warship to help battle the aliens. But before he can set out on his mission, he's called back to Earth to receive the Platinum Shield for bravery.
Technical Details
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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. Category: 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.
Breaking Gods
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Series: Tales of the Citadel, Book 28. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Born to mimic any talent she sees, Lieta is asked for help in taking down those of her own kind. A new career in Breaking Gods.
Hate Music
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Terran Federal Republic needs to establish communication with the alien Q'Tez Hegemony. Unfortunately, a decades old feud, caused by a mistake made by both sides, stands in their way. Both sides want the communication, but only one man knows the way forward. Hate Music is a 1 thousand word science fiction story with a humorous tone.
Slumfairy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: American English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Bex Atria is many things. Violent. Human. Mercenary. She is one of two billion sapient beings living aboard Hegira, a wandering world of horror and boundless beauty. Bex has lived in the slums of Hegira all her life. She's done it all. She's seen it all. Nothing can surprise her. Sumida is everything Bex isn't. She is soft-spoken. Inhuman. Sheltered. She's about to turn Bex's world upside down.
Taxing Pecksniffery
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Flying frizzles! The year is 2176, a rebellion is brewing, and the boss wants a recon report. Ichann Count is all wet as a spy, but she plunges into the fray. Will she emerge with her memory banks intact? Ichann Count is an expert at accounting warfare. She spends her days crunching numbers at the Etherworld Tax Bureau and crushing on her really cute co-worker.
Ace 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Part 2 of the Space Cadet series: With the alien ship on the monitor and Mrs. Salazar in control of the EMP device, the cadets aboard the Conquistador are in a bind. When the alien ship makes a run for it, the humans give chase. But when they capture it and breach its hull, they don't expect to find the Enemy within.
Dragon Tide
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Series: Adventures in the Liaden Universe(r), Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011 by Pinbeam Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00 from 1 review)
Adventures in the Liaden Universe(R) Number 13 Kareen yos'Phelium is the foremost scholar of the Liaden Code of Proper Conduct on Liad. Now, enemies stir, and Kareen must act. Is she merely an expert of the Code, or is she a DAUGHTER OF DRAGONS? When the trees do well, the world does well. When the world is turned upside down, a young dragon is cast into action against an unknown menace.
The Cryo Game
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Series: The Void Eternal, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by G. W. Thomas. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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?
The Retrieval Artist: A Retrieval Artist Short Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The short novel that started the entire Retrieval Artist series, The Retrieval Artist introduced Miles Flint to the world. Hugo-nominated, chosen as one of the best stories of the year, The Retrieval Artist created an entire universe, and Flint himself became what IO9 calls “one of the top ten science fiction detectives ever.”
Roadblock
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Series: The Void Eternal, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by G. W. Thomas. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Something mysterious is going on in space. Why are spaceships disappearing?