Found 7 works tagged 'far future'.
Fiction Series: Complete 8 Chapters
Updated Mar 2, 2020 · 15,190 words (56 minutes) · 353 views
Gerard Adher used to be a member of the ruling elite, expecting that he would have a long career in government. Even after the coup his family retained a position of privilege, but rank was no guarantee of safety. Fallen of favor, his family was killed and Gerard himself was sent to the Deck, an infamous prison satellite where prisoners are made to fight deadly machines and each other for a chance to survive. First chapter is free!
Published Nov 14, 2019 · 4,122 words (15 minutes) · 4 likes · 1605 views
For centuries, a lone miner robot has scoured the edges of the solar system in search of the finest diamonds. But once every diamond has been found, this robot will strike out towards Earth to find a new purpose and identity—even if it means defying humans for the first time.Benjamin C. Kinney is a SFF writer, neuroscientist, and the Assistant Editor at the Hugo-nominated Escape Pod. His short stories and nonfiction have appeared in Strange Horizons, Clarkesworld, Baen.com and more, and he lives in St. Louis with two cats and his spacefaring wife.
Published Feb 24, 2019 · 2,539 words (10 minutes) · 361 views
This story's central image, of a youngster gazing longingly at the silver spires of starships, aching to ride them into space, is a metaphor for the way I reacted to science fiction as a young reader.
Published Dec 16, 2017 · 2,256 words (9 minutes) · 774 views
Percel, one small fragment of a distributed artificial intelligence, must convince her love to return from self-imposed exile, so she will have one other individual to keep her company rebuilding the Earth.