Ms. Halo is a unique, comical look at what colonization and first contact could mean for human life. No cities are destroyed, no federations are formed. For the alien overlord Ms. Halo, humans are valued for their companionship and cuteness, but that love comes with a price.
From the streets of Cairo in the midst of the Arab Spring, to rebellions on distant planets, and from a daring rescue on a seastead-studded ocean to the gallows and grimy streets of 17th century London, here are ten short stories of liberty and revolution.
By the turn of the 22nd Century, intrepid emigres have escaped from Earth. They have create homes and societies in the next frontier, the Asteroid Belt. Their societies arose without government and its rulers. Instead, the Zero Aggression Principle led them to live in peaceful and free anarchy. Unfortunately, that was about to change...
When officer Jack Montgomery arrives at work to find the federal government has collapsed and mobs have started to overrun the local police department, he realizes his job is gone. With chaos reigning, he leaves to protect his family. But when a man trying to start a local government begins to commandeer Jack's resources to support his own personal interest, Jack has to make a stand.
What could be wrong with making a few bucks?
Plenty, three friends soon learn, trapped in the company town of Boot Hill. If they can somehow get a trainload of boots over the mountains to the Big City, they could be rich - richer than they ever dreamed.
The first Intergalactic war raised more problems than it solved. When it's democracy versus freedom, no one's on the same side. Capitalist vs. consumer, rich against poor, the allies change from battle to battle. If you had an ideology that you stuck to- you were a dinosaur on the verge of extinction.
Based on the Mark Time and Parsec Award-winning series of audio dramas, Taken Liberty tells the story of Aer'La, an escaped slave from an alien world who finds a home among humanity. The discovery of her true identity, however, threatens her freedom and her very life.