When Michael Anderson woke from cryo at a distant alien star, he had no idea how alone he would feel. No idea, that is, until his sole mission partner starts to die in the thawing process. Twenty light-years from the nearest human being, cut off completely from anyone who could help, Michael must act quickly to save her life. A 3,500 word excerpt from GENESIS EARTH. Won first place in the 2009 Mayhew... [click here for more]
The life and times of a December snowflake.
Every death is a rebirth. Every end is a new beginning. Though I do not know what awaits me as I leave my cloud-mother, I am not afraid.
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War is not the only hell in the cold, empty void of space.
Two planets on the verge of war. Each has sent a single soldier to a military outpost so remote that the only other people to talk with are each other. What happens when one of them gets shot down—and survives?
Originally published in the March 2016 issue of Perihelion SF.
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When fellowship draws the line between life and death, trust must be proven.
Two men, both strangers, hardened by blood and steel. Both are poised to kill. Neither knows whom to trust. Only one thing is certain: any mistake will result in death.
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To boldly go where no Earthfleet Academy Xenolinguistics major has gone before.
Jane Carter never thought she'd be the first human in the galaxy to be sold an alien slave auction. Only one man can rescue her, but he's the last man she wants to see. Thankfully, there are alternatives to being rescued.
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When all the world is afflicted by the plague, sometimes the greater curse is to be whole.
My given name is Isaac Jameson, but most people know me as the Lifewalker. It is a fitting title. In a world where few men live to the age of twenty five, I wander the Earth alone, watching each generation spring up, bear seed, and pass away with the autumn frost. Yet with each new crop of... [click here for more]
What do you do when you're the only sane one and everyone else is crazy?
On a routine patrol, an Earthfleet science mission finds an anomaly near an alien crash site at Kapteyn's Star. At least, that's how Lieutenant Dusilova remembers it. Why doesn't anyone else have any memory of the incident? And why has the captain set a course for Aldebaran?
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