Snowdrop


After months of menial labor and grunt work, Aden has finally secured a lucrative job for his adventuring party. Now all he has to do is convince the ‘muscle’ of the group to exercise some restraint. Contest entry for the ‘Month of the Ox’. Cover image provided by Fwadeer. Deviantart Link: https://www.deviantart.com/fuwadeer

Firebrand


When a council meeting on the Pinwheel is interrupted by an assassination attempt, Security Chief Moralez is given seventy-two hours to unmask the culprit, all while under the watchful eye of two mysterious intelligence operatives with an unknown agenda. The suspects range from hostile aliens to shady special forces operatives, even elements of his own government are not above suspicion. Only by piecing together the clues can he uncover who carried out the attack, and why.

Birds of Prey


A UNN fleet on routine patrol near the outskirts of Coalition space encounters a previously uncontacted civilization, but while the aliens seem friendly, the Betelgeusian hive fleet that’s sizing up their homeworld is not. Undersupplied and months from the nearest reinforcements, the fleet must coordinate with the locals in order to organize a last-ditch defense of the planet.

Kanga


Waking up late for school one morning, you leave your home in a rush, already thinking that your day couldn’t possibly get much worse. But once you take a shortcut down a rural road, you quickly find out how wrong you are.

Elena & I – Sleeping In


“Buongiorno amore mio, have a good night sleep?” she hummed as she climbed over me, her chest in my face, “H-had a dream about you” I told her, my face barely sticking out from her cleavage and partially covered by her chest fluff. She lowered her head, “Were you running?” she grinned, “I bet I was chasing you wasn’t I? My sweet little coniglio”

Queen of Jarilo


When a survey vessel stumbles upon an undiscovered Earth-like planet, the UNN scrambles to lay claim to it. Unfortunately, a Betelgeusian hive fleet also has its eyes on the rare prize.

Friendly Competition


James is new to the Pinwheel, and the first place he finds himself is the bar, where he meets a friendly Borealan named Datz. As he gets to know the rowdy alien, they’re interrupted by her acquaintance, a Polar Borealan named Railha who seems intent on showing Datz up. James soon finds himself moderating a drinking competition between the two rival species.