A Bactaran guard finds out what happened to their House's most treasured artifact.
The first Martian Colony experiences a serious setback: complete isolation from Earth.
A pair of stories in which an equator slave has an encounter while escaping the Colombian enclave.
In the aftermath of the Bactaran Occupation, PCEG investigators try to ascertain whether a former ally was a collaborator.
An Earth Star Force officer muses about the presence of aliens in a star system that is not their own.
The settlers of the planet Redland explore the local flora.
The police on Redland interrogate and torture a suspect.
Admiral Blitzen sends out an order that would define a generation: join the war.
A recruit for the EGF finds themself drafted into a war much more involved than they'd anticipated.
The long-isolated Redland colony detects an incoming vessel purporting to come from Earth.
A Bactaran soldier seeks out religious advice for their crisis of confidence.
A young man muses on his upbringing among the moons of Saturn and the war of his parents.
A Unification Charter officer leaves behind a log as he is trapped in ancient ruins on Lemuria.
A top-secret ESF mission into Bactaran space attempts to steal an artifact that keeps Humans subjected to alien economics.