The Red Planet was Mankind's first home after Earth. But when silence fell across the solar system, humanity found themselves in a new dark ages. Alastair is content living as a serf in the lands of his lord until his beloved Lynessa is struck with the dreaded curse – a mark on the skin that brings certain death. Alastair goes in search of an artifact from the time of magic that can cure her.
A collection of twelve exciting and unpredictable short stories that highlight the banality of human interaction in stark relief with the more base forms of mankind's nature, all in extraordinarily exotic settings and scenarios. Some are hilarious and some are dark, but all of them will keep you turning the page and reflecting on the innately relatable flaws and triumphs of the human spirit.
May found Philo in the Neptune Badlands, nothing left of him but his telly-head. After she rebuilt him from his own stored specifications, he became her seven-foot-tall friend and protector. Now the cyborg and the nine-year-old roboticist have traveled to Scar City to learn whether May really is an orphan or if she has family. A spinoff story from the Neptune Road series.
They’d all heard the tales of scary monsters living on the terraformed moon in the distant solar system. When Gabriel crash lands, together with another passenger who loves practical jokes and a mysterious learning machine, he discovers something more powerful than those stories suggest. Can they stop the destruction of the mini-sun and co-exist with an advanced alien society?
The survivors of Earth have settled at last on the beautiful island of Hawaii, and all seems well. But when Tycho spots an unexpected distress signal coming from the abandoned Moon, they are immediately faced with the urgent task of rescuing whoever was left behind. But what began as a simple rescue mission quickly becomes a much more complex and dangerous expedition than anyone ever expected.
Their planet was dying under a growing red sun, the only life was underground. When rogue scientists discover how to become immortal (almost) via mind storage they escape secretly on board a colonisation ‘egg pod’ space ship. They find themselves re-born thousands of years later in a new solar system that they must colonise or die. They are desperate as this is where they must spend eternity.
"The Secret of Utopia Colony" is a teen sci-fi novel. After their uncle breaks his wing Goro and Kiyoko go to spend the summer with their human friend Arthur and his family, where they uncover a mystery surrounding the abandoned underwater colony off the coast. The story is set on Mars in the distant future after the planet has been terraformed, and is inhabited by humans and aliens.
The crew of the Oregon is awakened from stasis in deep space by a cryptic message from Earth Command. Earth has been attacked. Colonies around the universe are being destroyed. Returning to Earth they fight a fierce battle in the skies over the planet. Humanity is facing extinction.
Richard, Dean and Kalley investigate a mysterious dust plume outside the Mars Metropolis and they encounter an angered dragon and a deadly virus. From the Queen of Space Dragons comes this new Sci Fi short story set on the unforgiving lands of Mars.