"Author Stephan Besik has crafted a well-themed and cohesive collection with plenty of twists, surprises, and classic science fiction atmospheres...", K.C. Finn, readersfavorite.com.
In ‘The Old Man’, living a long time can have unexpected wrinkles. An old man has wrinkles from his youth, but none of them will stop him from venturing into outer space.
A nuclear war leaves the world in chaos in ‘Long Shot.’ American leadership wants the Russian who started it to pay. There’s a small problem- only the Navy has the reach to complete the mission after so much of the U.S. and the world has been destroyed. Can the ships and planes of the fleet get the job done?
The people of a colony starship are out looking for answers in ‘Damage Report’. In the universe, intelligence has a lot going against it. Technology puts ever more power in the hands of individuals, no matter what species they are. The wisdom needed to survive comes at a price. There may be few who learn the lessons.
Humanity has yet to colonize the Moon. The logistics are just too expensive. Then a young engineer has an idea for a sunlight-powered spacecraft. Can he start a new space race?
"Lightship is an enthralling collection of stories that gives you a lot to ponder about humans as a species.", Pikasho Deka, readersfavorite.com