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Short science fiction by Torn MacAlester

The fol­low­ing are short sci­ence fic­tion sto­ries by Torn MacAlester.   They may be part of a col­lec­tion at some­time in the future. How­ev­er, I will main­tain them here on the web­site for free.

Morgan’s Road

Mak­ing a liv­ing on the Moon is not for every­one, but Nel­son Carmike actu­al­ly pre­ferred the air­less basalt plains over Earth’s windy prairies.

Unfor­tu­nate­ly, three years of Moon prospect­ing left him pen­ni­less, and with­out funds for sup­plies he was doomed to face a forced flight home. Out of options, Nel­son had all but giv­en up until a prospec­tor, pre­sumed dead for twen­ty years, arrives on his doorstep with a secret.

Can Nel­son fig­ure out how the man sur­vived on his own, and learn to do the same before his sup­plies out? 

Mor­gan’s Road

Golf and Outgassing

A six­ty-year-old Moon mys­tery prompts Colonel Annie Mac­turn­er to make a risky deci­sion. Intrigued by an inter­view designed to manip­u­late, Mil­ton John­son, a can­di­date that con­flicts with her high­ly dis­tin­guished mil­i­tary back­ground, is select­ed as her crew-mate. Can Annie solve the land­ing site mys­tery and unrav­el Mil­ton’s enig­ma before a life-threat­en­ing col­li­sion with the past occurs? Join Annie on every bound­ing step of her jour­ney as she tra­vers­es the Lunar sur­face and keeps you on the edge of your seat!

Golf and Outgassing

More by Torn MacAlester

The fol­low­ing Nov­els are by Torn MacAlester:

Thun­der Moon Tus­sle by Torn MacAlester 

Mask of the Joy­ful Moon by Torn MacAlester (com­ing soon!)

 

Oth­er short fic­tion by Torn MacAlester

 

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