With the equinox come the aurora and the itch of spring…
Good moods are scarce in Salmon Run these days, right down to a temperamental Solar Express train. Zach Callahan's lingering foul mood even manages to drive off Sasha. Concerned that this may be caused by the alien translator band around Zach's wrist, Hawk Callahan insists on a check-up visit to the local spaceship.... [click here for more]
Summer, fall, winter, and breakup...
Slush and mud mix with snow and ice, turning Salmon Run into a gooey mess. Spring will soon arrive, triggering a return of the local Fish and Games officer and inspiring Chance McRoyal to get ready to work his summer gold claim. Also a time the Callahans hope will bring lodgers. For Sasha and Jacob Neeley it means the tribal "coming of age"... [click here for more]
Piter's honeymoon was off to a splendid start. He and his bride had a fancy bridal suite on a luxury spaceliner, and had their own private view of the most beautiful aurora in the known galaxy. Then it all went to hell. Narrowly escaping the spaceliner's destruction in a cargo shuttle, he, his bride, and five others crash onto an un-colonized moon, where they have to figure out how to survive until... [click here for more]
A new life in Alaska, a massive aurora, spaceship hidden under the ice and snow.
For Hawk and Zach Callahan, getting to the small town of Salmon Run presents the first challenge. From the moment they arrive the locals freely share their opinions. While still in Cordova an old prospector declares the two cheechakos unprepared for the realities of... [click here for more]
The aliens need human help... in Bermuda.
After the earthquake Hawk and Zach Callahan get a pleasant surprise: customers. Right when the aliens choose to reveal themselves to Zach and Sasha's families. They need human help to identify a potential threat… in Bermuda. But, according to Uncle George's will, a trip to Bermuda could possibly cost the Callahans their lodge. Not... [click here for more]
82 Light Years away on Alcor Five, great flying beasts called Reptus Volans, which closely resemble the dragons of European legend, sit at the top of the food chain. They are so dangerous and exist in such great numbers that the Colonial Allocation Committee forbad colonization of Alcor Five by humans. Thus the planet went untouched and largely ignored until entrepreneurs formed Dragon Safaris, Inc.... [click here for more]
She will not go quietly.
After overseeing the downsizing of a construction facility at Arcturus, Zada Harper comes face-to-face with a friend from her past... whom she just helped lay off. Before she knows it Zada finds herself the next target of the ISC Corporation layoffs. She is suddenly without a job and forced into automatic arbitration for a severance settlement.
She... [click here for more]
John Fortune is a street kid made good. Thanks to a genius for maths and physics, he carves out a successful career in interstellar engineering. But there's something not quite right about John. Something not quite human. His one true friend, Frank Patterson, is sure he knows the secret. Frank can't afford to be wrong. Mankind's survival depends on it. This 10,000 word short SF story/novella is... [click here for more]
An ominous singing voice only Zach and Sasha can hear...
First came the blizzard. Then the earthquake hit. Even as the people of Salmon Run rally to pick up the pieces, Zach and Sasha start hearing a voice singing across the radio. Singing no one else hears.
What do the lyrics in the beautiful voice mean? Some sound downright apocalyptic, and growing darker all the time. They need... [click here for more]