Echoes of the Fey: The Prophet's Arm

      Malcolm Pierce
Echoes of the Fey: The Prophet's Arm

Magic meets mystery in Echoes of the Fey, a series of Detective stories set in a high fantasy world. Sofya Rykov is a private investigator with a secret of her own: magic power she uses to solve her cases. In this novella, she is tasked with tracking down a sacred artifact lost during the war between Leshin and Humans.Magic meets mystery in Echoes of the Fey, a series of detective stories set in the high fantasy world of Oraz. Sofya Rykov is a private investigator with a secret of her own: unstable magic powers that she uses to solve her cases. This stand-alone novella ties in to the stories told in the Echoes of the Fey PC games.In The Prophet's Arm, Sofya is hired to track down a precious religious relic: the mechanical arm of the ancient Leshin prophet Cathal ir-Dyeun. The arm was lost in the long war between Humans and Leshin--a war prompted by the teachings of ir-Dyeun. To preserve the unstable peace between the two peoples, everything associated with the prophet has become taboo in the new Leshin government. But Sofya Rykov has never cared for taboos, so when a historian needs a detective to find the relic, she's the perfect woman for the job.
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    Faster Than Light: The Fallen Goddess

      Malcolm Pierce
Faster Than Light: The Fallen Goddess

The first in a series of short stories about the I.S.S. Fenghuang, the last faster-than-light starship in the galaxy, and its crew of rebels determined to reunite humanity.The Heilmann Drive allowed humanity to spread across the stars and prosper for nearly two thousand years. But when the use of the device begins to eat into the fabric of the universe, the People's Interstellar Republic bans all faster-than-light travel. A new age begins, one of isolation and stagnation. This era becomes known as the Fall.One rebel, Captain Seth Garland, steals the last starship in existence. He is now mankind's only hope of re-uniting the stars.The Fallen Goddess: When Captain Garland's crew questions their safety aboard their ship, he goes in search of of an engineer who can repair the Heilmann Drive. His quest leads him to a discovery that will redefine the future of his rebellion and change the destiny of mankind.
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    Faster Than Light: Babel Among the Stars

      Malcolm Pierce
Faster Than Light: Babel Among the Stars

The third in a series of short stories about the I.S.S. Fenghuang, the last faster-than-light starship in the galaxy, and its crew of rebels determined to reunite humanity. This entry delves into the history of Captain Seth Garland and reveals how he came to be the last hope for interstellar travel.The Heilmann Drive allowed humanity to spread across the stars and prosper for nearly two thousand years. But when the use of the device begins to eat into the fabric of the universe, the People's Interstellar Republic bans all faster-than-light travel. A new age begins, one of isolation and stagnation. This era becomes known as the Fall.One rebel, Captain Seth Garland, steals the last starship in existence. He is now mankind's only hope of re-uniting the stars.Babel Among the Stars: In the last days of the Heilmann Drive, a precocious student at the Republic School for Interplanetary Relations takes desperate measures to preserve the existence of the revolutionary starship engine.
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    Room 127

      Malcolm Pierce
Room 127

You begin in a dark hallway. There are no instructions, only a blinking cursor at the bottom of the screen. It invites a response. It draws you in. Now it is too late to turn back.Room 127, a novella told entirely through e-mail, explores a mysterious computer game connected to a series of grisly crimes. How far would you go to get it out of your head?You begin in a dark hallway. There are no instructions, only a blinking cursor at the bottom of the screen. It invites a response. It draws you in. Now it is too late to turn back.Room 127 is just a computer game. Or is it? Steve Norman thought that he had landed his dream internship: writing about video games for the popular website GameCore.net. But when a mysterious disk from an unknown sender appears on his desk, his world is turned upside down. Told entirely in e-mails sent and received by the unlucky intern, this novella reveals his investigation into the enigmatic Room 127 and the dark history that preceded it.
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    Faster Than Light: Dobhriathar

      Malcolm Pierce
Faster Than Light: Dobhriathar

The second in a series of short stories about the I.S.S. Fenghuang, the last faster-than-light starship in the galaxy. In this volume, Governor Caitlin Adair struggles with her place among the crew while they investigate an isolated solar mining platform.The Heilmann Drive allowed humanity to spread across the stars and prosper for nearly two thousand years. But when the use of the device begins to eat into the fabric of the universe, the People's Interstellar Republic bans all faster-than-light travel. A new age begins, one of isolation and stagnation, and becomes known as the Fall.One rebel, Captain Seth Garland, steals the last starship in existence. He is now mankind's only hope of re-uniting the stars.Dobhriathar: As Caitlin tries to figure out how she fits in aboard the ISS Fenghuang, the rebel crew visits an ancient solar mining station in search of materials to improve the ship. There, they discover an abandoned mining team that has been stuck on the station since the beginning of the Fall.
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