When Melanchthon arrived at the dim red star after a forty-year journey, Theodore awoke from suspended animation eager to implement the Lutheran Interstellar Terraforming Society’s plan to transform a barren rocky world into New Augsburg, a refuge for faith and life.
A challenging plan, made more challenging by other members of his own expedition.More info →
Now, in the 22nd, after unifying Earth, the UN has rediscovered the colony of Minerva. Prosperous and technologically advanced, Minerva quickly submits to UN supremacy.
Surprisingly quickly...More info →
Earth barely survived the 21st Century.
Thousands fled the chaos on rogue warpdrive ships to settle colony planets. When Earth reunified in the 22nd, its fleets rediscovered the colonies and hunted down the warpdrive ships.
Every warpdrive ship but one.More info →
With advanced biomedicine banned in the United States, rich and powerful Americans traveled to India to extend their lifespans and augment their bodies and minds.So too did Americans who wanted wealth and power. Middle-class, middle-aged Americans like Liam Kleinschmidt and his wife.More info →
Entering the last game of the season, Cooper could be the first player since Ted Williams a century ago to bat .400 -- thanks to secret biotechnology giving him superior vision. Riches awaited in free agency. But would Cooper rather sign a contract for half a billion dollars? Or win a World Series?More info →
Fakes. Johan's newly purchased antique Barcelona chairs came fresh from an asteroid factory, not from the prior century on distant Earth. Facing his wife's anger, risking their friends' scorn, could he use an interplanetary crisis to turn the tables—and chairs?
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At the start of the basketball season, Coach Huffman expected the usual from his St. Louis Spiders—bickering stars and missed playoffs. The team's new owner, a pharmaceutical tycoon, planned to turn things around by giving new meaning to "team chemistry."
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