Haro James: Stories

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1 A Burning Love Upon a Ravished Land

An alien occupation. Resistance as a family enterprise. Stan Matheson knows duty, sacrifice, and at the end, surprise. 2,700+ words

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
Downloads: 389| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 16KB | Posted:

2 The Diversions of Angels

The Altarai arrive to strip mine the planet, and it's very much the end of life as we know it. But, hey, even all-powerful aliens can get bored and run into trouble. And then humanity's remaining one per cent becomes part of the solution. [about 3,000 words]

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens
Downloads: 313| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 18KB | Posted:

3 Hunger, Hunger, Sister Anne

If you found an artifact from the future, what you would bargain for to return it? Gold? Stock tips? A burrito?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
Downloads: 386| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 18KB | Posted:

4 PL01 - Phantom of the Louvre

From the Phantom of the Louvre collection
In the final months of the nineteenth century, Paris revels in being the City of Light. Yet it is hard, and often dirty, work to maintain its place as the pinnacle of civilization. Someone must deal with mysterious sightings, thieves falling from the sky and breaches in State security. Someone like M. Vautrin, confidential investigator... ~9,000 words. [Advisory: aeroships and orange cats play significant roles in this story]

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Steampunk, Crime, Detective
Downloads: 130| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 52KB | Posted:

5 PL02 - Flight of the Wicked Flea

From the Phantom of the Louvre collection
London, 1829. Two criminal enclaves battle for supremacy south of the Thames. Second in a steampunk collection from 2015 (notice: no real or virtual steam was applied in this particular story). ~5,200 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Steampunk, Historical
Downloads: 189| Votes: 7 | Score: 6.80
Size: 30KB | Posted:

6 PL03 - Sail South, to the Sea

From the Phantom of the Louvre collection
A young Australian, resilient and yearning to set her own course in life journeys far to do so: first sailing South to the sea, then North to be free. ~5,560 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Steampunk, Coming of Age
Downloads: 162| Votes: 9 | Score: 8.14
Size: 30KB | Posted:

7 PL04 - The Hour of Our Blessed Auto Mattins

From the Phantom of the Louvre collection
It's 1957. In a Toronto waterfront warehouse, a group of automatons are having a religious experience. WHAT? ~4,700 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Alternate Universe, Robots
Downloads: 99| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 27KB | Posted:

8 PL05 - Message in a (Sky Blue) Bottle

From the Phantom of the Louvre collection
Bunny Boyce was happy to serve in a unit where aeros didn't crash: they had landing incidents. On a New Year's test flight, both his attitude and luck began to change. ~ 4,000 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Steampunk
Downloads: 131| Votes: 12 | Score: 7.53
Size: 22KB | Posted:

9 PL06 - The Brothers Keeper

From the Phantom of the Louvre collection
What is a routine study for his parents leaves a much deeper impression on a 12-year old. A lifetime of loss, disappointment and betrayal is balanced by recollections of a single act of bravery and sacrifice. ~ 4,100 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Robots, Steampunk, Coming of Age
Downloads: 98| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 22KB | Posted:

10 PL11 - The Great Seattle Progress of 1874

From the Phantom of the Louvre collection
Listen in on a few conversations that prove 1)great achievements are build from a myriad of small parts and 2) sometimes good comes from being just a little bad. [author points and shouts "Hey look, an airship"] ~5,170 words

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Steampunk
Downloads: 87| Votes: 6 | Score: 7.43
Size: 29KB | Posted:
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