Independence - a military science fiction short story

Alasdair Shaw

                  #1 in Science Fiction and Fantasy Shorts on amazon.com (17/7/16)                                                             #2 in Space Fleet on amazon.com (19/7/16)                                                             #2 in Space Marines on amazon.com (19/7/16)                                                             #4 in Literature and Fiction Short Reads on amazon.com (19/7/16) Independence, a military science fiction short story by Alasdair C. Shaw

In the aftermath of a battle a ship drifts helplessly in space. Is the strange new warship they were fighting still out there? Will it come back for them? Commander Johnson faces a desperate race to get her destroyer back into action and save her crew.

"If you liked Alien, you'll love Independence."
"I would recommend this to anyone looking for a deep science fiction story. It is truly one of kind!"
"This is an incredible work ... suspense, mystery and intrigue."
"Loved every word of it."
"The story hit the ground running and had me on the hungrily flipping page to page."
"It is excellent. For those of us who enjoy a 'Star Trek' style of science fiction, his tale is a 'must' read."
"There's more action and intrigue packed into this story than there is in many full length novels."

'Independence' is a short story (6000 words) in the Two Democracies: Revolution series. The series continues with the novel 'Liberty'.

Cover art extract from original work "Orion, battle spaceship" by Cronus Caelestis. Used under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.



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