Science Fiction Anthologies

The Renegade

The Renegade - edited by Alasdair Shaw

The Renegade is an anthology of science fiction short stories. It is part of the Newcomer series of scifi anthologies.
Some renegades are born rebels, some forced into it to survive, while others make the choice on principle.

Conscience by Alasdair Shaw
Master Sergeant Aali Issawi and his Gamma Team are used to tough assignments against the enemy. But when they are ordered to assist a space station manager deal with their own citizens, it quickly becomes a matter of Conscience.

First by Nate Johnson
John Sinclair has blackmailed his way into a high-profile one-way mission. He will be the First man sent to the stars. Sometimes, things don't work out like we expect.

Atonement by Rick Partlow
Alex Kane was forged into a weapon during the War against the Tahni, but when wars end, weapons are abandoned, and Alex is adrift. He's set on committing suicide when his old commander recruits him for one final mission, to find and take out the last of the Tahni Imperial Guard cyborgs, who's gone from infiltrating human military bases to running a ruthless street gang. Will hunting down an old enemy help Alex find the road to his own Atonement?

The Stepford Florist by JT Lawrence
Jasmine is a steampunk inventor, a cosmetician, and a gene-hacking Stepford Florist. And then there's her real job: exposing evil corps and dodgy clinics. When she is tipped off that something morally dubious is happening at the city's most luxurious high-tech spa, she takes it upon herself to investigate, and discovers a whole lot more than she bargained for.

Tyrant by Mark Gardner
The president of the United States doesn't want to give up his office. He is a ruthless ruler, some might call him a Tyrant. He will stop at little to hold on to his power indefinitely.

Live by the Ten, Die by the Gun by Milo James Fowler
On your average day, Boaz MacIntyre's hands are full aboard the Refuge 7 space station. The place is full of killers, after all, and as Lawkeeper, it's his job to enforce the rule of Live by the Ten at all costs. But when pirates harbouring a grudge manage to break onto the station, all bets are off.

S.A.D. by Jody Wenner
In a S.A.D. world, Deidra's job is to make sure everyone is happy. When her Receiver starts acting out, he makes her see that maybe there's more to it all than just contentment.

Chameleon by C Gold
Chamo has just done the impossible. She's infiltrated and hacked the largest, most secure database in the empire. As she is escaping, a new opportunity lands in her lap. A legendary technomage is being held prisoner somewhere in the facility. A rescue without a plan is a sure way to end up captured or dead, but success would mean immeasurable fame and fortune. Besides, the Chameleon never could turn down a challenge.

Learning Curve by John Triptych
Conscripted into a penal unit to battle a race of intelligent machines, notorious pirate and mass murderer Philip Valis soon realizes the enemy are up to something far more insidious than he ever anticipated. It is a sudden Learning Curve, but he's the man for the job.

A Pirate's Life by Al Macy
Alex Hale comes across a derelict ship belonging to mutineer Jan Breck. There's a price on her head. Her beautiful head. Will he turn her in and claim the reward? It's all part of A Pirate's Life.

Needs of the Many by Troy McLaughlan
In science, discoveries are like doors, and some doors should never be opened. For Dr Lang, his discovery became his greatest hope, and his worst fear. He must consider the Needs of the Many.


And many more...

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