Amidst the settling ash and chaos following the eruption of Mount Rainier, there is a massacre of a nearby community. Built to be eco-friendly and self-sufficient, Greenloop is already considered “off-the-grid living,” but in the aftermath of the eruption, the tiny town is even more cut off from the rest of Washington. So when, fleeing the fires, a group of Bigfoot – that’s right, BIGFOOT – descend upon the community, all Hell breaks loose.
Malorie didn't believe there was something out there at first. Her sister tried to warn her. Incidents of suicide and madness were popping up around the world but nothing close to home. Until their parents stopped answering the phone. Then there were cases occurring in their city. Finally, pregnant and scared, Malorie finds her sister in the bathroom in a pool of blood. Thus starts a frightening tale of unknowns and survival.
Published in celebration of the fortieth anniversary of the release of Star Wars: A New Hope, this collection of short stories is sure to delight any fan of the Star Wars saga.
In the aftermath of a devastating battle, a cybernetic time-soldier finds a letter left by her opponent, addressing her as "Red" and signed with the moniker "Blue." It's a gloating message of victory, but one that sets off a correspondence through time and space. Red and Blue hide words for each other in bones, in seeds, in water, in trees. Chasing each other through alternate histories, they encode these messages in secret, lest their overlord commanders find out and call it treason.
Enigmatic young genius Hideo Tanaka changes the world when he invents Warcross, a virtual reality gaming system used by millions of people worldwide. Emika is a tech-savvy hacker/bounty hunter in a near-future New York, trying to make rent money, when she hacks her way into a high-profile international virtual reality sporting event. Her prowess attracts Hideo’s attention, and he makes her a job offer. Someone nicknamed Zero has been disrupting Warcross code and Emika is hired to go undercover as a player in the Warcross tournament to identify the culprit.