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Peter Harrison is about to travel to an exoplanet with habitable conditions in order to find out for sure if humans ware able to thrive in it.
It's a few decades into the future and alien races have shared technology to Earth, ushering it into the space age. Interstellar travel is popular, technology has experienced a huge leap, and the scars of the third world war still remain on many nations on Earth.
The story focuses on former...
By Tahir Hamid
WHAT IF GRAVITY WERE INCREASED OR DECREASED? WHAT IF THE ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE WOULD BE INCREASED OR DECREASED? WHAT IF THE LEVEL OF OXYGEN INCREASED IN THE ATMOSPHERE...HOW WOULD IT AFFECT LIFE? THE HUMAN BODY IS A MIRACLE...CONSIDER THE NUMBER OF CELLS AND THE NERVOUS SYSTEM...CONSIDER THE...
By Martyn K Jones
This is a four thousand demo first person piece that began life as the comic story 'Christmas in space'. I wanted to see what would happen if the concept could be applied to a birthday or other celebration instead.
Essentially it's a tale about the conflict between two completely divergent...
A squad was sent to do a termination mission but they find out something unsettling about them and their nation.
"The Interstellar Error of Intergalactic Magnitude" (IEoIM)
Genre(s): Sci-Fi, Comedy, Romance, Action, Adventure, Military
Synopsis: The year is 3540; Universal Time, and the galaxy remains divided by the Great War.
Lieutenant Toukii Kamba, and his Hyperion...
A marine in the 23rd century has to reach a target deep in an asteroid field. He is alone in the cold darkness of space and things start to go wrong.
The short story is fan fiction loosely based on the backstory of the game Interstellar Marines.
This story follows the path of the Human race after religion and the use of currency was abolished. From its first steps into interstellar travel to its first contact with another advanced Race. My very work in progress, might actually turn into a book instead of a short story. Please offer any...
By Vanessa Ravencroft
Growing up on the deadliest planet in the known Universe sounds like a raw deal, but Roy Masters is a Greenie, he doesn't see his World like his scientist parents do. Roy must leave this world he loves and find the killers of his parents, solve the mystery of Green Hell and prevent Interstellar War.
By Chika Croi
Fields of Paper White is the very first installment to The Blackout Sequence. Set in the year of 3560, planet Earth is nothing like the world we know now. Once China and America merged to form the largest power on Earth, they began their UNITY program. Hundreds of years later, UNITY was...
The Daughters of Ellah are keepers of the Ellah, a star spanning system of collective knowledge of all the member worlds of the Vaelor, are living conduits to the vast knowledge of the Ancients. Through the mating of daughters to the sons of other worlds, each system is bound to the protection...
By Mr Dragon
This story involves interstellar travel and a few surprises in a civilization. Don't worry-they're completely harmless. And they look like us, too, just taller and stronger in most cases.
By Peter Amaral
Ring City, a base, materialistic city on an asteroid straddling civilization and wild space is tame compared to the maniacal war between the Anhydrous and the Hecubats.