A gravitational wave sweeps the USS Explorer to the star system 55 Cancri. The crew detects a deserted alien airport on a planet in the habitable zone. The planet, however, is not deserted. A young native and a stranded alien crew spots the arrival of the spaceship from Earth. Unsettling events follow. Will the humans ever return to Earth?
"I can't remember a single thing about a particular year of my life.". This comes from 16 year old Tom Oakley who seems to have been missing for a year and so was his memory of that entire year. Join Tom as he embarks on a journey of self discovery and uncovering what happened to him in his past while battling to survive in the present. Who knew being 16 was so demanding?
Nearly thirty years ago, the Greek compose Vangelis released the "Direct" album. One of the songs on the album was "Intergalactic Radio Station" and I've always thought "what a great name for a story." But, time came and went and I never seemed to get the proper incentive to take that title and manipulate it into words. Until now . . .
Ardant is an ex-Corps soldier faced with the harsh reality that everyone is moving on from the war against the Gahlamons except himself. Swept into a group seeking to protest the executive laws passed by the United Planets Association, Ardant struggles with personal issues and a shocking love interest.
Derry and Caleb return to the moon of the red sun to assist the robot, Difris, in his search for the vanished civilization of the builders. This trip will take them farther from home than they - or any human - has ever been before...
This story is set in the "Alien" movie universe and takes place after the events of Alien: Covenant.
Young dreamer Rian Watts yearns for more than his life in a small farming colony on planet Revenant-6. When a starship crashes nearby, he discovers a lone survivor in the wreckage: an android named Walter. As they form a strange friendship, Rian starts to suspect this “Walter” is hiding something… and that the android has made him a pawn in a much larger game.
Death is better left undisturbed, but some people don't know any better. After the death of his best friend, Ethan, Caleb Neild ventures into The Underworld to seek Ethan's soul and bring him back to the world of the living. He requests the help of the mythical Orpheus, bard turned psychopomp, to find The One Who Rules Beneath and must cross the dreaded six rivers of the afterlife.
Danni Aarmodt is exiled to Planet Redemption, a penal planet a hundred years away from Earth. Frozen for the trip, he wakes up on a new planet in Colony 12. Soon Danni learns that survival on Planet Redemption is the only currency. The only person he can trust is himself. As if that's not bad enough Colony 12 discovers something that is equally fascinating and terrifying in nature...and it's been buried underneath the ice for millions of years.
New Eden, thrives on the backs of Capsuleers. Men and women who have decided to become immortal through the use of clones. They train, in order to pilot starships of various sizes and roles. Marcus is one such capsuleer, and this is his story.
Samantha has been betrayed by the man she thought loved her. Left with nothing she moves back to her mothers house in Montana to start over. What she finds is a cave that takes her to a new world with unicorns, dragons, and a king who who is everything she's ever dreamed of in a man. Its a new start for her, a new identity, and a new gender in a world where woman don't exist.
Summer vacation had started out well for Derry and Caleb. There was much to occupy two adventurous boys in the rural landscape in which they lived. They had the woods, and the fields, and the waterways to occupy them.
And they had each other.
But then they made a discovery - a strange place hidden in the forest, a pathway to lands beyond description. And suddenly, the summer was not quite so simple any longer.