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The Whisper of Damkina by shutsumon

A Science Fantasy Web Serial

All they wanted to do was make a living. Amanpreet and her crew are traders and cargo haulers. It’s not the most exciting work in the galaxy but it’s lucrative and better than being stuck on a planet. Or at least it wasn’t exciting until recently. Follow the Whisper and its crew as they encounter sophont space . . .

A serialized novel, updating sporadically.
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A Rake by Starlight by C. B. Wright

Once upon a time, a foolhardy smuggler pulled off an impossible heist, and then was forced to do it AGAIN by people who didn’t realize he’d never done it to begin with. That was Pay Me, Bug! Now, in a Rake by Starlight, the same foolhardy smuggler must survive two revolutions and a secret Black Ops organization suffering from buyer’s . . .

A serialized novel, updating sporadically.
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Musketeer Space by Tansy Rayner Roberts

A gender-swapped space opera retelling of The Three Musketeers

Dana D’Artagnan came to Paris Satellite to become a Musketeer – instead, she became best friends with three of them: Athos, Porthos and Aramis. Now she’s tangled up in a world of swords, spaceships, zero-gravity sports, war, romance and inter-planetary politics. The solar system is on the brink of war, the government is dangerously unstable thanks to an inconvenient . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Journey To Odyssey by d.lamb

a space odyssey.

A young man wakes up in a prison after being falsely convicted of a high-profile murder and sentenced to life. It’s not ordinary prison though, he’s in the middle of space on a floating prison called the Labyrinth, and he’s got to escape before it’s time to make way for the next wave of forgotten prisoners. Will he find . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes twice weekly.
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Sol:Ruin by EJ Spurrell

A Post-Apocalyptic Space Opera

In 2124, the Planet Earth was annihilated in a freak event. Twelve billion lives perished in less than ten minutes. But far above the surface of the Blue Planet lived millions, scattered across the solar system in colonies and stations, struggling to survive after suffering the loss of their home. It’s been six decades now, and the people . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Sideways in Hyperspace by Sagebrysh

The Universe is Bigger Than you Think

It’s 2219. Just 20 years ago, humanity unlocked the secrets to faster than light travel, and a new rush to the stars began. As the human race takes its first tentative steps in interstellar exploration, an ancient galaxy-spanning conflict threatens to swallow up the young species. Mission Commander Ivy Czininski has stumbled into first contact with intelligent alien life . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekly.
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Days Until Home by Mark Gardner, David Kristoph, Greg Drago

The disaster begins March 16th, 2016.

“Days Until Home” is going to be a 21-week long space disaster web serial. A ship on an asteroid belt mining mission, and as the mining comes to a close, a disaster disables the ship and kills most of the crew. None of the authors will know who the “real” villainous faction is, and at week 15, there will . . .

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Quetzalcoatl by Joan Albright


When a luxury space liner collides with an alien ship, the passengers and crew must work together to stop an invasion—because if they fail, there will be no one left to rescue them. . . .

A serialized novel, updating weekdays.
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Caelum Lex: Trials of the Dionysian by Hayley Greenhalgh and Jenn Bane

Leta Adler is a young, well-bred Vescentian doctor who suddenly gets plucked off of her home planet by the unregistered criminal rustbucket, the Dionysian. The rustbucket she finds herself on belongs to the notorious weapons-dealing, smuggling and recklessly mad mercenary , Fiearius Soliveré and his younger brother, acclaimed engineering genius and unappreciated mechanic, Cyrus, both exiles from their home planet . . .

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The Last Colony by Erin M. Klitzke

...hope fights back.

Legacies of the Lost Earth, Book One It’s been thousands of years since the human race fled like locusts from their dying homeworld. As a race, they’ve killed dozens of worlds since and kept right on moving. The colony world known as E-557 is different. Founded by the Rose Foundation and the Psychean Guard, its residents are dedicated to . . .

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Pay Me, Bug! by Christopher Wright

Never Bet Against Your Captain

Grif Vindh, Captain of the Fool’s Errand, just pulled off the job of a lifetime: against all odds, he and his crew smuggled a rare anti-aging drug out of Ur Voys, one of the most secretive and secure facilities in the Empire of the Radiant Throne. It was every smuggler’s dream, the “Big Score,” and they find themselves filthy rich . . .

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Crystal Society by Max Harms

Crystal Society is hard science fiction about different ways of thinking. The protagonist is the social module of a young artificial general intelligence. Born into a world that is actively hostile to her existence she must work to survive and grow. She and her siblings must contend with cyborgs, aliens, and a world full of hostile humans in order to . . .

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By Sonja Nitschke, editor

Aug 8, 2008: SpaceWesterns is the second online magazine I’ve really encountered.

The site in and of itself is easy to navigate, and there seems to be plenty of goodies which I didn’t really have time to look at thoroughly.

I did take a chance to read some of the stories, but none of them really grabbed my interest plot wise. However, the writing technique of those that I read (spelling, grammar, etc) seemed to [more . . .]

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Fake words ahoy captain!

By Alexander.Hollins, member

Mar 29, 2015: Kardashians meets Gene’s Family Jewels meets Star Trek. That’s the best quick blurb I can think of for this story. Tri Galaxies is basically a journal of the lives of several well off movers and shakers of the galaxy. The viewpoint swaps back around between a few characters, noted mostly by the name of the chapter. The writing isn’t too bad, but there’s very little voice difference between the characters. A few typos of the grammatical sort (there their, ect) but not really enough to distract. My only real complaint [more . . .]

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