Space Opera

Story

Honor Among Thieves

A spaceship flies over a moon near Jupiter Kesha Cherian swore as alarms blared. A blip inched toward her ship on the sensor display. Another ship, running without transponders, was on a collision course with just the right amount of momentum for boarding. Pirates. “No you don’t,” Kesha muttered. Her hands flew over … read more »
Story

Contingency

A spaceship flies near a habitable planet. Projected distance to orbital destination: 500 million kilometers. Initiating location ping. Ping returns negative. Calculations are in error. Activate contingency. I am a consciousness in the void. I feel nothing, sense nothing. I have been awake before, a long time before. I become aware of … read more »