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Colony By Scott Reeves
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In the thirtieth century, Earth is dangerously overcrowded. To reduce the population, people are chosen by lottery and shipped off to the stars to colonize other solar systems. Shiploads of colonists... More > are dropped off on unexplored worlds and left to their own devices. Jorge Leever and Meesha Androva are the only survivors of one such failed attempt to colonize a distant planet. For twenty years, they’ve been alone, unable to communicate with Earth. Now, another cargo ship arrives and discharges a new group of would-be colonists. Jorge and Meesha intend to guide the development of the new colony, since they’ve accumulated twenty years worth of knowledge about the planet. Bannock, a brutal, criminal slumlord back on Earth, has other plans. He intends to reestablish his crime syndicate on this fledgling colony world and eventually return to Earth as a conqueror. But Jorge and Meesha stand in his way.< Less
Colonies By Ran Cartwright
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Our Solar System in the 24th Century, iron-fisted Imperial Earth clamps down on the Solar System’s Outer Colonies. An insurrection has begun, lead by a mysterious man that no one has ever seen.... More > Imperial Earth doesn’t like it. They send an assassin to take out this mystery man…if he can be found. Imperial Earth decides to make an example of the Outer Colonies…you support the insurrection, we will destroy you. They send a huge new battle cruiser to Europa. The cruiser’s mission – destroy the Solara 7 terraforming satellite. The rebels get wind of the assault on the Solar 7 satellite. The rebel alliance leadership, sans the mystery man, set out for Europa in a small battle frig, the Imperial Earth assassin in pursuit. There’s going to be a big confrontation at Europa. Somewhere nearby the mystery man is lurking, the assassin is certain of it. He’ll show himself, and the assassin will be waiting.< Less
COLONY By Richard Dean
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Hardcover COLONY "Ultimate Edition" With wraparound dust jacket and foil spine printing. In the year 2085, mankind has finally colonized the moon. The ISO ONE penal colony has become the... More > off-world home to 300 of the earth's most vicious murderers, rapists and felons. Inside ISO ONE, something has gone terribly wrong. An incident of unspeakable savagery leads to the mysterious, completely inexplicable disappearance of every living being inside the colony. Three prison guards are sent to investigate the mystery of ISO ONE. There, they will confront a force so alien, so completely evil, they will learn that hell is not beneath us. It is 240,000 miles above.< Less
COLONY By Richard Dean
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In the year 2085, mankind has finally colonized the moon. The ISO ONE penal colony has become the off-world home to 300 of the earth's most vicious murderers, rapists and felons. Inside ISO ONE,... More > something has gone terribly wrong. An incident of unspeakable savagery leads to the mysterious, completely inexplicable disappearance of every living being inside the colony. Three prison guards are sent to investigate the mystery of ISO ONE. There, they will confront a force so alien, so completely evil, they will learn that hell is not beneath us. It is 240,000 miles above.< Less
Colony - Olympian By Gene Stiles
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The Earth Screamed in Agony To end the decade-long war with his son Zeus and the Olympians, Cronus of Atlantis has unleashed nuclear fire upon the world. But in the nightmarish aftermath of charred... More > flesh, bloated bodies and radiation sickness, he has instead brought the battle to his own city gates. Now he must use a mysterious weapon that could leave him the victor or destroy all he loves in one fell swoop. To fight against the hellish madness of their father, Zeus and Poseidon are given alien gifts by the grotesque, deformed First Children of such awesome power they could save mankind or crack the earth in half. Is their will strong enough to control the near-sentient weapons or will the outcome be decided by not by man, but by an otherworldly technology? The fate of all humanity and the entire planet itself rests in their hands. The final battle of the Gods has begun.< Less
First Colony By Todd Fries
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Alone on Trappist-1e, Nickolas finds himself tested again and again, and with each new challenge must reach deep within himself to solve the puzzles of this new world, and unless he can overcome the... More > brutal wrath of Trappist-1e, he might not live to see his crew return. While he struggles to survive, his friends return to Earth where one sympathetic colonel uncovers the reality of what they truly discovered on Trappist-1e. Something that will change the nature of human existence forever.< Less
The Secret Colony By Sharon Joy
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In this third Zoe Lake story, Sterling is back. Dr. Norris, Agent Phillips, Zoe, and Marc are determined to stop him. Their pursuit takes them to Earth 2 where they discover almost 3,000 people... More > secretly living in a beautiful underground world. While there, Zoe finds and keeps an abandoned puppy. Little does she realize that the puppy will change her life and the course of the future.< Less
The Moon Colony By William Dixon Bell
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In this book of prescient science and high adventure, we find one of the earliest realistic descriptions of terraforming and how it might be accomplished. "The Moon Colony" is also one of... More > the earliest SF novels to discuss the work of Robert Goddard on liquid fuel rockets and the possibility of employing solar power on the lunar surface. The novel also features not just one but three outstanding female protagonists. When a mad scientific genius endeavours to transform the Moon into another Earth, he doesn't count on the resistance from its existing inhabitants. Originally published in 1937. Illustrated/< Less
Mars Colony By Charles Roland Berry
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Ten billion dollars might not change the course of human history, but it was worth a try. When five aging billionaires formed the Cartel, they all agreed humanity's past was a muddle, a vast bloody... More > wasteland, with only a few bright moments of inspiration. Humanity's self-definition needed some work, and that work was not being done on Earth. Over a decade, the Cartel bought everything required to send one-hundred-seventy-five people, with one giant leap of faith, to colonize Mars. In 2014, three ships left Earth to rendezvous ten thousand miles past the Moon. Here twenty agile astronauts transformed thirty modules to create one unified ship, the Erasmus. Eight meters high in most places, eighty meters wide and eight hundred meters in length, this ship would transport the colonists, and remain in orbit around Mars...just in case someone wanted to come back. Most of the crew had no intention of coming back.< Less
Colony - Bloodkin By Gene Stiles
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The Gods Of Atlantis Had Been Awakened They were to usher in a time of peace and plenty for the Izon - those who had raised the Gods from eons of slumber. Instead, the Clan found themselves enslaved... More > and tormented, treated as filthy, stupid animals. Now they must fight their own Gods to survive. But what good were knives and spears against beings who could melt mountains? They had to find a way or face complete annihilation. Cronus, Lord Father of the Atlanteans, knew the soul-numbing truth of the Izon and hated them for their ancestry and for their prophecy of doom for all of Atlantis. Yet Cronus must not only fight the Izon and those within the Titans who would usurp him, but his own growing madness. Colony – Bloodkin, The Continuing Saga of Earth’s First Civilization!< Less