A story in the Asteroid Hunters Universe
In the not too distant future, while humanity begins exploiting the mineral wealth of the asteroid belt, Mosley Station, the Deadwood of outer space, is attacked and taken over by pirates. Will they survive? Or is Mosley doomed to become the first ghost town in space?
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future, Crime, Humor, Drama, Violence, Pirates Downloads: 1503| Votes: 83 | Score: 8.69 Size: 141KB |
From the Phantom of the Louvre collection When a Hamlet-loving crime lord visits Copenhagen on business, a trip to Elsinore looks like a sure thing. For Jeptha Walker, it seems outrageous fortune intervenes. But then, this is not the 1890's we thought we knew. ~4,850 words.
There is no hunger, no social hard ship and thus the core reasons for crime eroded. That is the official opinion and beleive of most. One percent of a population, that is counted in Centillions is still a very big number. The shiny, mighty Union is not perfect. Some say a free society can never be.
Age Rating: Older than 7 Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Clones, Nanotechnology, Robots, Extra Sensory Perception, Crime, Mystery, Bounty Hunters, Young Adult Downloads: 1445| Votes: 44 | Score: 8.54 Size: 213KB |
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]