Pollyanna meets Starship Troopers in this serial about a 30-something Marine called out of retirement to help fight the war against the alien crabs. But shattered morale is the least of the company’s problems . . . . . . .
Nowhere Island University is the story of recent high school graduate Nathan Jacobs and his time at a very special university. The stated purpose of Nowhere Island University is “to prepare the best and brightest scientists, parahumans, spies, businessmen and soldiers for a rapidly changing world.” However, the United Nation Investigations, Extranormal (UNIX,) is suspicious. Soldiers who have graduated . . .
See the day to day interactions between Daisy, the world first and only confirmed psychic with powers rated at a level 0 on a descending 9 to 1 scale, her caretaker, Doctor Travis Stein, and the manager of the government facility where everything happens, Eleanor Phleer . . .
Two Worlds is a military sci-fi web serial set several hundred years in the future. It will follow multiple characters in an expansive universe as they fight to survive where things aren’t always as they seem; or they are and they’re just s$#t out of luck. . . .
The Eagle’s Flight is a fantasy epic dealing with power struggles and intrigues in the Seven Realms of Adalmearc. Every character has their own agenda, using whatever means necessary to advance it. Everyone considers themselves their hero of their own story, but inevitably it must lead to clash, conflict, and war. More information, including a map, can be seen . . .
In the late 1950s, a large island was found off the coast of northern Africa and quickly claimed as an independent nation. Named Avalon, it was quickly developed into a thriving industrialist nation. In the wake of tragedy overseas, Lance Corporal Molly Acone has returned to New Avalon City with both accolades to her name and lingering PTSD. No longer . . .
When Colum Mason left his home and joined the army, he expected danger, excitement, and a chance to see the world beyond his little town. What he didn’t expect, what no one expected, was to be forced to face an enemy from out of legend, an enemy with powers beyond imagining, an enemy that posed a threat not just to . . .
Word has spread throughout the land of Fyrndell that an archaeological team has unsurfaced what is rumored to be the tomb of Konia, the long-deceased wife of the equally ill-fated god Operus. Goddess to her believers and traitor to those who worship her husband, there is no doubt in the learned minds of Fyrndell that her tomb holds vast treasures . . .
History would never forget the 18th of the Aster’s Gloom of the year 2030. Twenty-three years after the fall of the Ayvartan Empire and the rise of the Socialist Dominances of Solstice, the great southern continent once more found itself at war. From far overseas, the Nocht Federation, the Kingdom of Lubon and the Empire of Hanwa declared war . . .
In 2213, the Earth has seen devastating global pandemics, the rise and fall of nations, and countless wars. Humanity has ascended to the stars and has begun to spread throughout the solar system. To support distant settlers, the medical training and aid ship GSC Nightingale completes a four-year journey from Earth to Pluto and everywhere in between. It carries . . .
Being lonely is a bitch. Rupert has been divorced for over a year and can’t seem to manage the dating scene. His daughter pushes him into investigating a Russian Mail-Order Bride site and to his surprise, he is soon busy arranging for the visit of one of the woman he meets online. The story soon develops into a confrontation . . .
This is a story set in a world somewhat similar to the one we call home. The everyday people living there are the same as us, the continents form familiar shapes, distances are measured with the same units, and the same languages are spoken. In many ways, it’s Earth. Oh, except the bit where some people have super powers. . . .
Born into noble prestige and gifted with genius intellect, Pascal was a promising officer cadet who rose to national fame before even graduating. At the mere age of nineteen, he had everything a young man could wish for . . . Except his habitual arrogance had destroyed every opportunity of a close friendship. Seeking a companion that would meet his protracted . . .
Nov 20, 2009: “The Philosopher in Arms” is a fantasy novel written from the point of view of a great warrior-leader looking back on his life. Fourth Chevenga Shae-Arano-e’s people, the Yeola, live in a pre-industrial society where the Assembly makes the rules and the decisions, but the semanakraseye acts in times of war. Chevenga is the son of a semanakraseye, and has been trained since childhood to serve his people in turn.
Chevenga begins his story with the death of his father when [more . . .]
Mar 21, 2010: I’m only partway through what’s been posted so far, but I’m completely sucked in by this piece. What the author (who is also an artist—the intro pages are done as a webcomic and then it switches to prose) has done is present this almost like a screenplay, so that instead of a traditional prose narrative, the reader gets a steady stream of sensory impressions, dialogue, sound, visuals. It’s the writing equivalent of a Chinese brush painting, where everything is powerfully conveyed in the minimal strokes. As such, it moves fast [more . . .]