Found 8 works tagged 'far future'.
Published Jun 19, 2021 · 4,183 words (16 minutes) · 5 likes · 357 views
Doran and Michaela are Unifiers, tasked with visiting colonized planets and ensuring the residents stay true to their human roots, no matter how many centuries have passed. But Doran has his own ideas about what constitutes humanity—and that may just prove to be his undoing.
Author Edward Ashton lives in Rochester, New York, where he studies new cancer therapies by day, and writes about what his research may lead to by night. He’s the author of the novels Three Days in April and The End of Ordinary, as well as several dozen short stories.
Fiction Series: Complete 8 Chapters
Updated Mar 2, 2020 · 15,190 words (56 minutes) · 391 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 · 1722 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) · 860 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.