These are stories set using the Unified Republic of Stars as its primary setting.

Younger Brother

Bradley Warner poked his head up above the barricade, just enough so that it allowed his eyes to peer over the wreckage that had once been a Rayo Motors’ electric sedan. The flakes of paint over his leather-feeling thermal insulating jacket told him that it had once been gold but days of being used as […]

By Colin Andrew Ferm May 21, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , ,
Hanging The Battle Flag

I could only wonder what the big guys behind the counter thought upon seeing a kid approach with long hair, a distinct odor of alcohol, and about a hundred feet of rope.

By Colin Andrew Ferm May 22, 2013 Tags: , ,
The Legend of Varad Ranjani, or, Those Short Sighted, Close Minded Bastards On Earth

Varad Ranjani tapped his fingers, bleeding nervous energy against the metal table at which he sat in the ship’s mess.  The room was cold.  It was always cold in space but maybe more so in the Bulldog, a ship that seemed to have life support in name only and heaters that burned out at regular […]

By Colin Andrew Ferm November 28, 2011
Ayla Athena

Sevda Behar is between a rock and a hard place. A die hard Republican, she’s forced to broadcast for the UUHA. Will the people of Athena still respect her when they discover the truth?

By Colin Andrew Ferm July 18, 2011 Tags: , ,

Sometimes a ship gets stuck while traveling between planets. Could be the engine. Could be the mechanic. But one thing is for certain, without communications, the ship’s dead in space.

By Colin Andrew Ferm June 27, 2011