The first explorers on the planet thought they knew how dangerous the alien artifact was. They had no idea. Now, 400 years later, Torcal finds himself caught up in the intrigue surrounding a newly discovered inscription. If he can resist the blissful oblivion of Harpsong, he may be able to prevent certain secrets falling into the wrong hands. But the addiction to the Song may prove too powerful…
The war against the pirates nearly destroys the League but is finally concluded successfully. Willy takes over as the new Chief and prepares for the next stage in the Reptilian war. John constantly gets into trouble for insubordination and disregarding Guild rules, while at the same time saving Nivoren’s ship repeatedly, and later his adoptive planet, Sotar, with his newly acquired adept skills.
Aliens have landed in midtown Manhattan. They claim to seek out planets on the verge of deep space travel and prepare them to join the galactic community. For Charlie Evans – the star blogger known as Evansessence – the alien arrival means canceling his big job interview. Because the aliens will only help Earth if a panel of six humans can pass their tests - a panel that includes Charlie.
Preparations are begun for the invasion of the Reptilian dimension, while the war against the pirates in our universe gets underway. Willy takes over more control of operations of the Special Forces. John learns to use his psychic powers, but still gets into trouble. Brian advances his military career. Jelly helps both Brian and John to pass exams, while he quickly advances as an apprentice.
Their love was forbidden. Juliane: the rightful ruler of the Allegiant Provinces. Adam: the Governor of the rebel Transribbon Province. Only together can they hope to defeat Lord Stonegate, but even if they can forge an alliance, can they keep their passion from burning out of control? And will Juliane have the strength to wrest control of the government from her own father?
First contact with an alien species had not just been a disaster, it had been a bloodbath. Now, what is left of the crew of the Canta Libre must travel deeper into the galaxy, to plead for help from another, more powerful race. But the humans arrive in the middle of a violent civil war and the alien leaders are in no mood to deal with backward intruders from the Milky Way's rimward wasteland.
After our three heroes saved the universe from the reptilian hordes (and were summarily court-martialed for insubordination), the League of the Four Galaxies settled back into its usual complacency, even though the enemy was preparing for a second round. With the help again of our heroes, plus one, Wasov, the head of the Special Forces, is preparing to take the battle into enemy territory.
Raised on Earth in ignorance of the vast interstellar community to which he belongs, Prashan learns that his wealthy father has left him only one thing: a one-way ticket to a world called Polity. There Prashan discovers the fate that awaits his childhood home. But has his father sent him there to find a way to save it? Tangible Light first appeared in print in Analog: Science Fiction and Fact.
A house clearance job sounds like easy money, but rising floodwaters, an unstable landscape and a surprise find are going to make life very difficult for Hal and Clunk.
Hal Spacejock 07 Big Bang is book seven in the Hal Spacejock series.
Three young men from Earth, lifelong friends John, Brian and Billy, "kidnapped" into the Galactic military, may have the solution that cancels the superiority of the Dragonoid war machine. However, in this long-lived, technologically advanced and complacent society, they face the opposition of a military and social hierarchy that sees no reason to listen to young and inexperienced junior officers.