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1 A Princess of Mars

by Edgar Rice-Burroughs

John Carter, a Confederate veteran of the American Civil War, goes prospecting in Arizona immediately after the war's end. Having struck a rich vein of gold, he runs afoul of the Apaches. While attempting to evade pursuit by hiding in a sacred cave, he is mysteriously transported to Mars, called "Barsoom" by its inhabitants. Carter finds that he has great strength and superhuman agility in this new environment as a result of its lesser gravity.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Alternate Universe, Romance, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 544| Votes: 23 | Score: 9.19
Size: 355KB | Posted:

2 Masi'shen Evolution

by Graybyrd

Sequel to "Masi'shen Stranded" -- Michael Hawthorne and Dee'rah evolve to become ambassadors seeking to link two worlds across the galaxy. Earth recognizes the chance for global peace, but a corrupt American president threatens them all with nuclear nightmare as a ploy to rule the nation. Old enemies become allies, and old alliances fall apart. Will humankind survive to achieve a future in the stars?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Aliens, Space, Politics, Military, Anarchism
Downloads: 2170| Votes: 62 | Score: 8.95
Size: 966KB | Posted: Concluded:

3 The Gods of Mars

by Edgar Rice-Burroughs

A Barsoom Story (1)
1886. John Carter, forever 30, returns to Mars and again fights enemies with green Tars Tarka and red Kantos Kan. In 'Heaven', Golden Cliffs, 'Goddess' Issus, cannibal, claims immortal divinity and supremacy of black Omeans and white Therns, to enslave and eat pilgrims - green or red. John is trapped, as is wife Dejah Thoris, son Carthoris. To stay or leave means death.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Space, Fantasy, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 358| Votes: 9 | Score: 8.91
Size: 444KB | Posted:

4 Stranded in a Foreign Land

by Vincent Berg

"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".

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, AI, Science, Dystopian
Downloads: 1920| Votes: 77 | Score: 8.73
Size: 664KB | Posted:

5 Lost Empire

by Pars001

A man with a past, not tied to anyone makes a startling discovery that changes his life and his perceptions of it.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, AI, Violence, War, Military, Assassins
Downloads: 17959| Votes: 246 | Score: 8.72
Size: 1675KB | Posted: in progress Updated:

6 One Small Step

by Ernest Bywater

A masters student does some research into the Apollo 11 moon landing and the claimed hoax. He has some startling discoveries to announce when he delivers his final paper.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Aliens, Space, Politics, School, Vignettes
Downloads: 357| Votes: 43 | Score: 8.72
Size: 4KB | Posted:

7 Chaos Calls 04: Behind the Lines

by Ernest Bywater

A story in the Damsels In Distress Universe
Al is asked to take on another special mission, but this time it's well into the enemy held lands where he can't get any of the Chaos helpers to go with him. He has along a few of his people from Earth who are training to be Heroes or wish to leave the Earth society for a life on Chaos. There are surprises for all on Chaos. 21,100 words - 3 parts

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Violence, War
Downloads: 724| Votes: 38 | Score: 8.70
Size: 112KB | Posted: Concluded:

8 Singularity

by Vincent Berg

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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Science, Spiritual
Downloads: 1975| Votes: 86 | Score: 8.55
Size: 319KB | Posted: Concluded:

9 Cat Fight

by Pars001

A Man with a lot of bad luck, suddenly finds he is more than he thought.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Politics, Violence, Assassins, Spies
Downloads: 6157| Votes: 135 | Score: 8.53
Size: 563KB | Posted: Concluded:

10 Star Guardian 2

by Duncan7

A Star Guardian Story (2)
Brian continues his travels among the stars.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Coming of Age, Detective, Pirates
Downloads: 45417| Votes: 375 | Score: 8.49
Size: 947KB | Posted: in progress Updated: