Symbiotes

      Tom Dillon
Symbiotes

When Vance, Ava, and Remi claimed an abandoned space station, they left many of their problems behind. But even with an entire station to themselves, they still have to learn with one another.Symbiotes is the second story in the Horizon Station series. You can read it on its own, but it will probably be more enjoyable when read along with the other stories in the series.In the distant future, humanity has spread across the stars, and now the majority of people live in space stations. Almost all habitable planets have been converted to agricultural purposes and the promise of liberation through space colonization has been forgotten. But even in a universe where people live like insects in hive-like space stations and trade conglomerates have replaced governments, there is hope.When Vance, Ava, and Remi claimed an abandoned space station, they left many of their problems behind. But even with an entire station to themselves, they still have to learn with one another.Symbiotes is the second story in the Horizon Station series. You can read it on its own, but it will probably be more enjoyable when read along with the other stories in the series.

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    Induction

      Tom Dillon
Induction

The third story in the Broken Shores series. Everyone prays for help at one time or another, what happens when those prayers are answered?The world was once a place of plenty and wonders: famine and disease were largely unheard of, cities floated through the sky, everything appeared to be perfect. But it could not last. When the magic called Ve collapsed, society collapsed along with it: millions starved and the floating cities crashed to the ground. In the wreckage the byproducts of Ve use, magical beings called Amekt, went feral. This along with the ensuing wars rendered the mainland uninhabitable.In the last days of the old empire, as things began to fall apart, a small group split off an island-sized piece of rock and seeded it with a plant that would allow it to float. For nearly 500 years, the island of Ansau has drifted in isolation on the ocean currents. Life is more difficult than it was, but the Island’s inhabitants have learned to use the trickle of Ve and stability has been the rule. But things are about to change again.Induction is the second story in the Broken Shores series. On the climb back up the cliffs after harvesting mussels on the beach, Emera slips and falls. As she plummets, she prays for help and wakes up do discover that she has been spared. But the help comes at a price . . .

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    Fractal

      Tom Dillon
Fractal

Things have been going well on Horizon Station. Ava, Remi, and Vance have begun to turn the abandoned space station that they discovered into their home. But as much as they would like to forget the problems of the worlds and stations, those problems still exist right outside their walls. When pirates attack, they must learn how to survive in a hostile universe.In the distant future, humanity has spread across the stars. Habitable planets have been converted to agricultural purposes and the promise of liberation through space colonization has been forgotten. But even in a universe where people live like insects in hive-like space stations and trade conglomerates have replaced governments, there is hope.Things have been going well on Horizon Station. Ava, Remi, and Vance have begun to turn the abandoned space station that they discovered into their home. But as much as they would like to forget the problems of the worlds and stations, those problems still exist right outside their walls. When pirates attack, they must learn how to survive in a hostile universe.Fractal is the third story in the Horizon Station series, and although each story builds on the previous, they can be read and enjoyed in any order.

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    Horizon

      Tom Dillon
Horizon

For Ava, Remi, and Vance, life on Habitat Station is terrible. But when they discover an abandoned space station drifting, their luck might just change. This is the first story in the Horizon Station series.In the distant future, humanity has spread across the stars. Habitable planets have been converted to agricultural purposes and the promise of liberation through space colonization has been forgotten. But even in a universe where people live like insects in hive-like space stations and trade conglomerates have replaced governments, there is hope.For Ava, Remi, and Vance, life on Habitat Station is terrible. But when they discover an abandoned space station drifting, their luck might just change. This is the first story in the Horizon Station series.

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    The Ash Tree

      Tom Dillon
The Ash Tree

The first story in the Broken Shores series.After years of preparation and maneuvering, Dekkan gets the council to build the Beacon, which will change every aspect of life on the Island. But can Dekkan live with the accomplishment of his long-awaited goal?The world was once a place of plenty and wonders: famine and disease were largely unheard of, cities floated through the sky, everything appeared to be perfect. But it could not last. When the magic called Ve collapsed, society collapsed along with it: millions starved and the floating cities crashed to the ground. In the wreckage the byproducts of Ve use, magical beings called Amekt, went feral. This along with the ensuing wars rendered the mainland uninhabitable.In the last days of the old empire, as things began to fall apart, a small group split off an island-sized piece of rock and seeded it with a plant that would allow it to float. For nearly 500 years, the island of Ansau has drifted in isolation on the ocean currents. Life is more difficult than it was, but the Island’s inhabitants have learned to use the trickle of Ve and stability has been the rule. But things are about to change again.The Ash Tree is the first story in the Broken Shores series, in which events are set in motion that will change life on the Island forever. Beyond that, it is about the cost of those changes to those who bring them about.

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    Bound

      Tom Dillon
Bound

The second story in the Broken Shores series. Upon going through the ceremony of adulthood, Kai must face up to difficult truths.The world was once a place of plenty and wonders: famine and disease were largely unheard of, cities floated through the sky, everything appeared to be perfect. But it could not last. When the magic called Ve collapsed, society collapsed along with it: millions starved and the floating cities crashed to the ground. In the wreckage the byproducts of Ve use, magical beings called Amekt, went feral. This along with the ensuing wars rendered the mainland uninhabitable.In the last days of the old empire, as things began to fall apart, a small group split off an island-sized piece of rock and seeded it with a plant that would allow it to float. For nearly 500 years, the island of Ansau has drifted in isolation on the ocean currents. Life is more difficult than it was, but the Island’s inhabitants have learned to use the trickle of Ve and stability has been the rule. But things are about to change again.In the second story in the Broken Shores series, Kai goes though the Binding ceremony, but despite his new status as an adult, he discovers that he has yet to decide if he will choose his own path or let it be chosen for him.

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