It is the 23rd Century. Across the cold void of space, alien monsters prey on humanity, infesting generation-ships, destroying colonies, and transforming humans into hosts for their foul larave. From the insectoid hive-beasts of Klaatu to the xenomorphic parasites of the outer rim, this book contains the sum total of human knowledge of the myriad forms of alien menace; where to find them… and... [click here for more]
On one terrible night in August 1895, the world changed forever. Grey metal cylinders, launched from Mars, hurtled through space, came crashing down in southern England. The next 15 days were marked by courage and despair, hope and shock, defeat and fleeting victory as Queen Victoria’s army struggled to contain the terrible alien threat. The war, man against machines from space, was fought without... [click here for more]
Between 1887 and 1895, the British art student Miles Vandercroft travelled around the world, sketching and painting the soldiers of the countries through which he passed. In this age of dramatic technological advancement, Vandercroft was fascinated by how the rise of steam technology at the start of the American Civil War had transformed warfare and the role of the fighting man.
This volume collects... [click here for more]
An Alien's Guide to Conquering the Earth
It’s a pseudo-nonfiction, ‘how-to’ military handbook for aliens intending to conquer the Earth. It both looks at how all the elements are handled in SF, and satirizes them, and then brings real-world science, history, and military sciences to show how it should be done. It goes without saying that any military campaign must be planned in... [click here for more]