When people talk about getting away from it all, they are usually thinking about our great open spaces out west. But to science fiction writers, that would be practically in the heart of Times Square. When a man of the future wants solitude he picks a slab of rock floating in space four light years east of Andromeda. Here is a gentle little story about a man who sought the solitude of such a location. And who did he take along for company? Charles the Robot.
A The Catalyst Story (2) Alex, returning from New Orleans with a whole new life, tries to become just a normal teen as he returns to school. Can he blend in for the next two months, despite having women following him? And will his abilities really be invisible to those around him? Follow Alex's adventures as he struggles with his new abilities, followers, growing responsibilities and his new role in life. The second of six books following Alex as he learns about what he's ultimately facing. Added Chapters 15-17
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A Destiny Saga Story (1) Caspian Grey's life was already pretty weird, and then he started high school. He must cope with the bizarre changes in his life while trying to find the family he always wanted. A sci-fi coming of age story. Added Chapter 20
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After eleven years in space, the Argo landed on the dangerous, unknown planet Lucifer. The crew faced an untamed world of huge, carnivorous birds with wolverine heads and flashing black teeth; furred, ten-foot-tall men; and red-skinned, man-eating pygmies. They fought for mere survival. But their duty was to colonize and populate the planet... with four men and only two women!
Any war is made up of a horde of personal tragedies--but the greater picture is the tragedy of the death of a way of life. For a way of life--good, bad, or indifferent--exists because it is dearly loved....
A MYSTERIOUS "FALL-OUT" PARALYZES CIVILIZATION! Mayfield was the typical college town. Nothing too unusual ever happened there until a mysterious comet was suddenly observed by the scientists on College Hill. The copper-yellow glow of the comet seemed to have brought the whole world to a grinding halt.
As many of you likely already noticed, and I only just discovered, chapter 2 was never posted correctly, instead chapter 3 posted twice.
Chapter 2: Facing the Inquisition of Friends and Family, help... more
Alex Jennings returns, trailed by a bevy of women compelled to follow him, sensing something about him he doesn't comprehend. Returning to school after his adventures in New Orleans, he tries to retur... more
A The Catalyst Story (1) A young man, suddenly finds women mysteriously attracted during a family trip to New Orleans. He acts as a catalyst, activating strange abilities in them that he doesn't understand. He's not ready for the responsibilities of adulthood, yet he's called upon to lead a string of followers. There are no superheros or world saving here, it's an examination of building a movement from the ground up. Added Chapters 15,16 (final)
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Science
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Responding to the lack of stories on Sci-Fi (and the continued dumping of 'out of copyright' protected stories on the site), I'm releasing my original "Catalyst" series.
As many of you might know, I... more
Winds of Change, all 119,800 words revsied to fix errors. It's also available from Ernest Bywater's Lulu publishing site as a print book and an e-pub. Other formats can be provided upon direct applica... more
A story in the Winds of Change Universe
Grant Maxwell is sent back to the Colonial period of America to try to thwart the actions of a Scottish professor who hates the United States. Unfortunately, too much damage may have already occurred and it may be up to Grant to try to salvage the Nation. Note - Slavery concerns life in Colonial America. - 119,900 words. Added Epilogue (final)
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Alternate Timeline, Historical, War
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An unusual young woman, Leza lives with, cares for, communicates and controls an army of the undead. She can teach the living how to survive, if the humans can only keep from killing her.
Leza represents more than just another day of survival, but whether that portends humanity's rescue or the future of the undead is anyone's guess. She may be humanity's redemption or their ultimate annihilation. Added Chapters 17,18 (final)
Now that I've completed the story (at least on FS and Sci-Fi), I've gotta ask. While I've been bitching about how unpopular the story is (few readers), despite people enjoying it once reading, I'm cur... more
Note: Cleaned up the screwed up Note.
It's interesting, but "Zombie Leza" is now both my highest (on FineStories) and my lowest-rated story (on SOL). That reinforces my 'age differences on the diffe... more
Due to a number of personal reasons the author known as The Scot is no longer writing stories. However, for a number of years I've worked with him while he slowly finishes a few incomplete stories to ... more
A story in the Mage and Magic Universe Universe
A powerful mage from a powerful clan, is betrothed to the daughter of a powerful Vampire clan. This is your average vampire/mage story but with a twist. What if you were a mage or a vampire and suddenly found your self a plain powerless human? Just ask Lana or Johnathon. This also crosses over into Dead stick my first ever cross over! Added Chapter 11 (final)