Books tagged: space colonization

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Ocularis
By Roland Sobrepena
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Fiction
In the 23rd century mankind lived in a decadent technological utopia. Upon receiving a mysterious alien transmission, they sent a ship to a planet 20 light years away to investigate and establish a colony. What the colonist and their machine caretakers encounter and the trials they endure will teach mankind to know, what it is to be intelligent, to be desperate and what's worth dying for.
His Name In Lights
By Patty Jansen
Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
A novelette originally published in the Universe Annex of the Grantville Gazette. Why does company boss Eilin Gunnarsson care so much about two young clones that she sends them warnings written on the clouds of Jupiter?
The Weitzmann Saga - Journey
By Solon ben Earl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
It's the 22'nd century and most of Earth's population has moved into orbiting habitats in the Trojan points, in order to escape pollution, wars and global warming. This is the story of the beginning of the new Diaspora - how the Jewish people responded to their latest challenge.
The Crystal Spheres
By David Brin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
In a universe filled with habitable worlds why have we had no contact with extraterrestrial intelligence? David Brin's short story, "The Crystal Spheres," offers a fantastic explanation for the Great Silence. Instead of being late-comers - might humanity have come upon the scene too early? This haunting tale was voted one of the "most beautiful" of the eighties. Winner of the 1985 Hugo Award .
1 Flight of the Armada
By Jay Michael Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
In "Unknown Territory" Earth is just a rest stop on the way to a future home for six Thuringi scouts in 1961. But mysterious habits and rituals of the natives amuse and confuse the starborn warriors, noblemen who have never heard of 'rock and roll' or 'oil rig'. Their first Earthian contact Michael Sheldon must balance introducing his world and protecting the advanced yet oddly naive newcomers.
Housekeeping
By Amos T. Fairchild
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
A Delta Pavonis story. Three women alone aboard the crippled colony vessel Sirius, a distant earth now silent for centuries, the fate of humanity itself now upon their shoulders, their target settlement world still decades into an uncertain future. Now an even greater threat grows within, one that could easily bring an end to the last three humans alive.
Penyon's Useful Guide to Daemons in the Wild
By Aeolia Media
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A 300-year-old castaway on an alien planet attempts to write lifesaving tips for the new colonists' Boy Scout troop.
War and Space
By Steve Challis
Price: Free! Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Steve Challis. Category: Fiction
An unarmed Earth Exploration Ship is attacked by unknown aliens with more advanced technology. The other two novellas of the trilogy are 'The Local War' and 'Battle for Homeworld'. This trilogy is an attempt to look at whether space war is possible, and like the previous 4 novels of the Bad Boy cycle makes fun of some accepted Sci-fi ideas. This is not a conventional space war book.
Prometheus mechanica
By Terrence Lauerhohn
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: Dutch. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
ISBN 9781476188744 (heruitgegeven versie- december 2012) Dit verhaal is één van mijn persoonlijke favorieten. Het speelt zich af tijdens een apocalyptische oorlog, gevoerd tegen een kunstmatig en wreed wezen; Rogh, Meester der Meccans. *Voetnoot: Ik bied dit verhaal gratis aan. Daarom vraag ik iedereen die dit verhaal waardeert om de aanschaf van mijn andere (niet gratis) verhalen te overwegen.
Scout Expedition
By Stephen Brandon
Price: Free! Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
When a powerful group wants somehting done, they create a scenario. What happens when that secneario turns out to be real? Can the survivors adapt?