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Mayday Aurora Colony: Triptych of a Future Time and Place
You set the price! Words: 23,910. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Set at different times in the same future world, three stories that look to the depths of the mind to define sentience, responsibility, and courage. Deep thinking characters navigate their lives, striving for small victories of the heart and soul from passing, macabre circumstance. Dialog dense with weighty motivations, take an enlightening walk into a future reflection of recognizable humanity.
I Am Alpha
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Part 2 - Susan and her assistant, Denesh, have succeeded in their quest to create a sentient computer...
Burning Eagle
Price: Free! Words: 133,400. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.55 from 11 reviews)
A hundred years ago, Super Sapient AIs made first ever contact with intelligent life from outside our solar system. Millions died. A century later, an expeditionary force arrives to liberate the first human world to fall. Among them is an outcast officer, a rebel smuggler, and a soldier in a secret pact. They are unprepared for what they find.
Neutrino C.A.T.
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The atomic age is ending with a peaceful bang and George, who has lived with the threat of nuclear weapons for his entire 90 plus years, takes his cat with him to see the final fireworks. This short story was freely available on the Smashwords TTA Press page from 2011 to 2014.
The Visitor
Price: Free! Words: 73,770. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Would we appreciate a superbeing for what they are, not for what we have made them?
Star Trails Compendium
Series: Star Trails Tetralogy. Price: Free! Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Star Trails Compendium includes a glossary of terms as well as additional information pertaining to the four novels which comprise the Star Trails Tetralogy. Further explanation of the political structure, weather patterns and Cyraria's indigenous race, the bnolar, are likewise included plus topical discussion guides with more in-depth information for book club members and educators.
Continuum
You set the price! Words: 162,850. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
(1.00 from 1 review)
Albert Einstein said, "...for us physicists believe the separation between past, present, and future is only an illusion, although a convincing one." What is so impenetrable about time? Continuum is the story of a college physics professor obsessed with solving that puzzle who develops a theory over many years. He tests it by sending a message into the future. Then he receives a reply.
I Am
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Susan and her assistant, Denesh, are on a quest to create a sentient computer.
Beyond the Event Horizon Episode One
Price: Free! Words: 23,420. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Earth is visited by incomers from space, but why? A plan on the grandest scale our Galaxy has ever known, as old as mankind itself, finally enters its concluding phase, taking it Beyond the Event Horizon.
Split (Part 2 of the Gas Giant sequence)
Series: The Gas Giant Sequence. Price: Free! Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
One of Jupiter's moons is dead, fragmented into a ring of debris around the enormous gas giant. What is hiding within the eternal winds of Jupiter? And can the body survive where the heart cannot?
Gila Pradopo
Price: Free! Words: 28,620. Language: Dutch. Published: January 15, 2015 by Uitgeverij Verschijnsel. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Ze was zes jaar oud en hing met haar hoofd uit het raam. De maan was gigantisch en de ring van puin duidelijk zichtbaar voor haar blote oog. Ergens daar dreven haar ouders en als ze maar goed genoeg keek kon ze hen zien, dood en stijf bevroren... Peter Kaptein toont op meesterlijke wijze hoe je met minimale middelen een schat aan wereldbouw en alternate history kan laten zien.
Tales of the Vuduri: Year Two
Series: Tales of the Vuduri, Volume 2. Price: Free! Words: 140,350. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
A second look behind the curtain at the fascinating 35th century world of Rome’s Revolution. Tales of the Vuduri: Year Two offers you 366 additional entries containing even more scientific tidbits, unrevealed secrets and back stories. Often amusing but always thought-provoking, these detailed articles should provide some entertaining insights into this brave new world.
Universo Antrópico - Una Realidad Posible
Price: Free! Words: 40,530. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
La conciencia de un Universo Antrópico se encuentra encubierta tras la enigmática materia inteligente, su dominio se rige con las reglas de un mecanismo aunque simple, resulta casi siempre, devastador y complejo. La mecánica que lo mantiene en perpetuo movimiento, se ajusta a inflexiones cuánticas aleatorias de un módulo cuya dinámica mutable, establece los parámetros de su fantástica existencia.
If I Should Die Before It Wakes, and other stories
Price: Free! Words: 40,980. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Surprise, humor and suspense weave through these six spell-binding stories penned by sci-fi maverick Allen Whitlock.
Shackleton's Burden
Price: Free! Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
He came from the darkness. The cobalt blue of his skin had little to do with the chill in the air… His human hunt would have dire consequences…
1/2986
Series: 1/2986. Price: Free! Words: 56,420. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Remnants of humanity are scattered high in the mountains, far from the deadly disease that wiped out ten billion lives. While everyone claws for survival, Micka cuts lines and numbers into her skin. The day she decides to press the blade deeper, a stranger steps into her life and makes an offer she finds hard to decline.
UFO Observer
Series: UFO Observer, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 170. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Hector, ufo- earth-observer, is assigned to earth to watch the current extinction-event Finding the likely survivors from a hole deep enough to be safe in before the other observers do is tricky. (cartoons)
November Seed
Price: Free! Words: 19,170. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Two field biologists from N.J. Fish & Wildlife discover a pair of waterfowl clinging to a metal cleat with twig-like growths protruding from their skulls and have traced the contagion to a common marsh grass called Phragmites. Shortly after the biologists reporting in to the CDC, the contagion has found first one human host, then another and another.
Blazing the Sun: Three Part Edition (I)
Price: Free! Words: 37,590. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Spaceship racing, love, adventure. This is Cameron Lambright's acclaimed fusion of hard science fiction and space opera, divided into three parts for easier digestion.
Leap of Faith
Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
It was a leap of faith every time. The odds were always against them. Dropping into a deep-penetration strategic reconnaissance mission from near space takes a strong personality. Angela Yancey needs to get through to Jason Bridger before he kills them both. A short story.