Somewhere, somehow, the first moves have been made--the pattern is beginning to emerge. Someone--or something--is on the way to supreme power over all the planets held by Man. And the Inter-stellar Corps is helpless to meet the threat--no normal man can hope to penetrate the conspiracy. But--the Corps has a man who isn't normal, a man with a very strange weapon... ..._his mind_.
Even in our picayune little corner of the universe, we find in the insect kingdom a form of life that has survived through every possible earth catastrophe in the last 40 mill. years. With their skeletons on the outside of their bodies,insects are able to protect their bodies from heat, cold, and from accidents that would kill us. If the insect's shell were harder and thicker and made of heat resisting material, it might conceivablybe able to live in space without other protection.
The Masters had ruled all space with an unconquerable iron fist. But the Masters were gone. And this new, young race who came now to take their place--could they hope to defeat the ancient Enemy of All?
The customs officer isn't even human, so it feels like just another R&R, another halting conversation carried on in ugly trade-speak, another bewilderment of queues and luggage carousels. Outside: another spaceport, surrounded by the variegated hostels for the variegated tourists, and bipeds are in bare majority. The thing he can't think of it is, is a homecoming.
On the verge of old age and entering an old aged home Jason's 80-year-old wife suicides after she is diagnosed with dementia and he faces murder charges. He is asked to travel to the Empire which is 65000 years ahead to help his sick great grandfather run his Duchy. He begins his travels on a battleship; enjoys new lovers fights new enemies but has to decide if he can face his nemesis.
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.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Coming of Age Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: 60 | Score: 7.92 Size: 503KB |
The very men who claimed mental superiority because they were free from superstitions and divine disillusionment were themselves victims of their own sophism, and while they thought themselves crowned with enlightenment, it was naught but the Phrygian caps of their prejudices toward the material state.
The most dangerous, utterly vicious carnivorous animal the Galactics knew had escaped. to Earth! Because contact with Earth was forbidden, they knew little of Earth. which led to certain false conclusions.
It began when a pedestrian got hit by a cab in New York City. No doubt it was the only motor mishap in the history of creation that reached out among the stars--for far out in space a signal was registered: Something has gone wrong....for the doctors discovered their accident patient had two hearts. It was the beginning of the discovery that the Earth had been invaded by 10 such creatures from Outer Space.
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.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Science Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: 26 | Score: 7.67 Size: 886KB |
A The Catalyst Story (4) Alex has a mission to find as many new followers as he can in the limited time he has left as he comes to grip with the knowledge his abilities will likely kill him. Before that happens, he hits the road with his sister and Gail. Along the way, they learn much more about him, his followers and about leading a mission when one doesn't know the way. He needs enough followers to build a new branch on the evolutionary tree, but has a limited time and needs to stay below the radar as he does it.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Young Adult Week's Downloads: 18| Votes: 16 | Score: 7.81 Size: 1046KB |
A Time Traders/Ross Murdock Story Key Out of Time -the fourth book in the Time Traders series, following The Time Traders, Galactic Derelict, and The Defiant Agents- again features Ross Murdock as the hero. Accompanying a group of settlers to the now-empty water-planet Hawaika, he is sent back in time through a Time Gate... and must learn to survive ten thousand years in the past!
A story in the Time Travel Adventures Universe
For years Charles had hid as far from women as he could, then a chance encounter with trouble brought her to him. Now he had to not only save her and her kingdom but his self as well. Problem is her Kingdom is thousands of years in the past!
Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Time Travel Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Alternate Timeline, Clones, AI, Romance, Humor, Politics, Violence, War, Military, Assassins, Pirates, Spies Week's Downloads: 18| Votes: 75 | Score: 8.27 Size: 195KB |
A The Catalyst Story (3) Having wrestled with trying to preserve a 'normal' last few months of high school, Alex faces an even harder time, as not only does he have to explain to those he loves what his life has become, but he faces several people who seem to hate him as much as his followers adore him. What's a confused teenage atheist religious figure to do? In the third book of the series, follow Alex Jennings as he deals with a variety of challenges as he learns about what he's ultimately facing.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Romance, School, Science, Religion, Cults, Young Adult Week's Downloads: 17| Votes: 26 | Score: 7.76 Size: 1350KB |
"Never Leave Anyone Behind" is a familiar refrain for American Servicemen. A crew is incapacitated in a strange land and a hostile government tries to capture them and steal their resources. If you're not in the military, do you put your family's lives at risk to help those who can't help themselves, or may not even survive? Previously published as "Stranded".
A star high school football quarterback loses his father, his girlfriend and his career, all in the same explosion. Now, he goes back in time to get the ones who did this, as well as saving the United States from being destroyed. What he finds on his one way trip is 'home.' - 41,600 words.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, Historical, Western Week's Downloads: 14| Votes: 85 | Score: 8.00 Size: 231KB |
A story in the Damsels In Distress Universe
A new Hero is recruited to work on Chaos, and is taken as a Hero Companion on an orientation visit. Al, being the person he is, can't help but look to change how things are done, and change them for the better. Plenty of action, and no sex. The first of many stories about this Hero.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Violence, War, Military, Workplace Week's Downloads: 14| Votes: 15 | Score: 8.48 Size: 222KB |
A Not-Quite Human Story (1) Al and Betty have peculiar skills which set them apart, and which leads them to search for others like them. As they discover who they might be, they become alienated from friends, family and humanity in general. They must discover who they are and where they belong, as there no room for them in their world. Between walking into disasters, ungrateful rescues and government agents tracking their every movement, they're searching for a way out and a way home, wherever that might be.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Space, Nanotechnology, AI Week's Downloads: 14| Votes: 33 | Score: 7.91 Size: 401KB |
An experimental NASA flight goes horribly wrong and the test pilot wakes up unhurt, back home. Struggling to discover what happened, Eric Morgan returns to NASA prepared to face a thousand questions as things continue to unravel. Is he still human or a new species, and what does that mean for those around him? Testifying before a Congressional subcommittee, Eric inspires fear and hope. As the danger mounts, he tries to fall off the grid, but the rest of the world won't let him walk away.
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.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Romance, School, Science Week's Downloads: 12| Votes: 28 | Score: 7.84 Size: 994KB |
A manuscript is found: filled with small, precise writing and smelling of pit-water, it tells the story of an old recluse and his strange home - and its even stranger, jade-green double, seen by the recluse on an otherworldly plain where gigantic gods and monsters roam.
After a strange interstellar journey, Maskull, a man from Earth, awakens alone in a desert on the planet Tormance, seared by the suns of the binary star Arcturus. As he journeys northward, guided by a drumbeat, he encounters a world and its inhabitants like no other, where gender is a victory won at dear cost; where landscape and emotion are drawn into an accursed dance; where heroes are killed, reborn, and renamed; and where the lure of Shaping, who may be God, torment Maskull in his pilgrimage
A Great Death Story (1) A man and his daughter encounter a massive meteor shower which disrupts their lives, but it's only the beginning. It's the beginning of the end, or is it? An Apocalyptic tale that focuses on individuals trying to maintain love, hope and family amongst death and dying. This is a pre-Post-Apocalyptic tale, asking what happened to all the people before most PA stories even begin. Previously published as "Love and Family During the Great Death".
Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Near Future, Pandemic, Romance, Science Week's Downloads: 10| Votes: 39 | Score: 7.82 Size: 1233KB |
In the not too distance future, while fleets of commercial space ships travel between the planets of numerous solar systems, a traveler named Virgil Samms visits the planet Arisia. There Samms helps to form the Galactic Patrol, a battalion of Lensmen who are larger than life heroes. These solders are the best of the best, with incredible skills, stealth, and drive.They are dedicated and incorruptible fighters who are willing to die to protect the universe from threats.