Beyond the Milky Way

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Romance


Seven strangers receive the same vague letter from the president of the United States. When they gather in Washington, D.C., they find out the truth: they were hand selected to represent Earth in
the Great Buno Races, an annual intergalactic race held in the Ecilavi galaxy. Led by IndyCar sensation Bradley Smith and former Marine Lindsay Rose, the Earth team will have to learn to adapt to
their new surroundings.

Table of Contents

1.1: Lindsay

Submitted: July 09, 2017

This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to persons, living or otherwise, is unintentional and purely coincidental. I am not affiliated with any name brand companies mentioned in the story. I make no monetary value in the writing of this story.
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1.2: Bradley

Submitted: July 10, 2017

It confused him; he lost count how many times he went over the letter and checked the authenticity of it. It was a letter ... Read Chapter

1.3: The Team

Submitted: July 10, 2017

Bradley did a brief study of each person who looked at him; they appeared confused like he was. They looked young and capa... Read Chapter

2.1: Area 51

Submitted: July 12, 2017

The group flew out to Albuquerque, New Mexico and from there, they sat in a cargo covered truck for a forty-five-minute trip to... Read Chapter

2.2: The Assessment

Submitted: July 12, 2017

“Your results are in.” Keith stated as he stepped into the room. A week had slipped by since the group's briefing on the mi... Read Chapter

3.1: Buno

Submitted: July 12, 2017

Lindsay hurried out of her room only to see the rest of the team passing through the hallway. Bradley gave her a cheerful smile... Read Chapter

3.2: The Welcome Feast

Submitted: July 12, 2017

The Legooms escorted the bulk of the arriving groups to their dwelling quarters; a huge structure that reminded the humans of a... Read Chapter

3.3: Practice

Submitted: July 12, 2017

The Earth team learned of the customs during the welcoming ceremony and feast. Thirty races ran in an Earth’s time span of a ... Read Chapter

4.1: The Spa

Submitted: August 23, 2017

Of all the items she brought, Lindsay was glad she packed a bathing suit. After changing, she followed the signs to the hot spr... Read Chapter

4.2: Breakfast

Submitted: August 23, 2017

She sat at the table with her food in the dining facility. She could’ve remained in her room and ate the Earth food she kept ... Read Chapter

4.3: The Legoomian Recital

Submitted: August 23, 2017

The Baron of Esperia had never been so uncertain about anything in his whole life span. Even as the days of his father’s rule... Read Chapter

5.1: Queen of Buno

Submitted: September 16, 2017

Malik sat beside Bradley in the dining facility and wondered why the man had a strange look on his face. “What’s up with you?” ... Read Chapter

5.2: Family Matters

Submitted: September 16, 2017

It was the day before the Great Buno Races would begin. The Earth team wondered why Keith called a meeting so late. He didn’t appear to... Read Chapter

5.3: Bunodic Ruins

Submitted: September 16, 2017

The man blew an unsteady breath as he got ready. Bradley didn’t wish to admit it in front of her but Lindsay proved a point. A piece of... Read Chapter

6.1: Phone Home

Submitted: September 18, 2017

Malik buzzed Lindsay via the personal intercom system established for the Earth team. The man smiled as Lindsay answered; the video showi... Read Chapter

6.2: The Race

Submitted: September 18, 2017

Everybody assembled in the stadium as the first intergalactic race of the season was getting under way. Each team was announced as their ... Read Chapter

7.1: Impossible is Nothing

Submitted: September 18, 2017

“… and another top finish for our Earth team! The current standings keep them in first place while the Baron of Esperia, Areiv is clo... Read Chapter

8.1: The End of the World

Submitted: September 23, 2017

The Earth team developed into a powerful force as the months progressed. When Bradley and Lindsay didn’t place in first, they occupied ... Read Chapter

8.2: Survival

Submitted: September 23, 2017

Buno canceled the races so the Earth team could mourn their loved ones. The break allowed time for General Ehsa to stand trial for his qu... Read Chapter

8.3: Goodbye

Submitted: September 23, 2017

Lindsay sat on one cliff which looked out on the Sea of Buno after the surprise announcement and confessed she at peace with the status o... Read Chapter

9.1: The Rerecro

Submitted: September 27, 2017

Something told her to open her eyes; Lindsay sensed that something wasn’t normal. When she caved in to the feeling, she was staring int... Read Chapter

9.2: Secrets

Submitted: September 27, 2017

Keith cleared his throat as he rapped on the door and was relieved that he was staring into the deep brown eyes of Lindsay’s mother, Sa... Read Chapter

10.1: Father Figure

Submitted: September 27, 2017

“Looks like we got this in the bag!” Steve congratulated Bradley and Lindsay when they exited the Silver Stallion. With three races r... Read Chapter

10.2: The Courtship

Submitted: September 27, 2017

Lindsay sighed as though a burden lifted off her shoulders when she made her way to Areiv’s quarters. The woman knew overall, it would ... Read Chapter

11.1: The Mating Ritual

Submitted: September 27, 2017


Slightly Mature Content
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11.2: Pheromones

Submitted: September 27, 2017

Malik turned aside from the Earth team’s console in time to see Bradley walk inside the bay. Yoji and himself were always the first to ... Read Chapter

11.3: Solitude

Submitted: September 27, 2017


Slightly Mature Content
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12.1: The Closing Ceremony

Submitted: September 27, 2017

“So… I need to tell you guys something.” Lindsay was in her dining area, along with the rest of her family and Areiv. The family we... Read Chapter

12.2: Esperia

Submitted: September 27, 2017

Lindsay looked out the window, knowing full well all she would receive is the darkness of space. She didn’t intend to let out the sigh,... Read Chapter

12.3: A Realization

Submitted: September 27, 2017

Lindsay forced herself not to reveal her amusement as the group went inside the palace. Everything appeared made from the same crystal as... Read Chapter

13.1: The Esperian Union

Submitted: September 27, 2017

With envelope in hand, Yoji left his room and headed towards his friend’s. It disappointed him he had to knock several times, and even ... Read Chapter

13.2: Coronation

Submitted: September 27, 2017

Visitors from all around gathered inside the royal palace, waiting for their turn to give the Baron and Empress of Esperia their blessing... Read Chapter

13.3: Forgiveness

Submitted: September 27, 2017

It didn’t take long to set up outside, as a space was roped off for the royal court, Lady of Esperia and Royal Magistrate. Lindsay ate ... Read Chapter

14.1: A Surprise Development

Submitted: September 27, 2017

After the end of the celebrations, members of the royal court led Areiv and Lindsay not to the main tower but the tower to the left. It c... Read Chapter

14.2: The Esperian Child

Submitted: September 27, 2017

Lady Lindsay believed she had enough time to tell everyone else of her pregnancy. But, three months passed, and she showed quicker than s... Read Chapter

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