Because every geeky writer worth the name has to do something space-y at some point, I’m pleased to announce my new book–Space Pulp!–will be released on Amazon next month. Like the title suggests, it’s space opera with heaps of thrills, rocket ships, and pew!-pew! guns. I’m going to post an excerpt next week, but here is a taste for now:
When you’re a rocket ship captain, you learn to expect the unexpected.
A routine charting mission can turn into the discovery of a sentient wormhole. A Hedgmonian diplomat may possess your first officer and then try to assassinate you. The Queen of Ridgimon IX may take you as her concubine and impregnate you with her seed.
But still … when you’re suddenly ordered to the fleet admiral’s office twenty-four hours before you’re due to ship out, it’s enough to give even the most seasoned pause. The Federacy doesn’t make hasty decisions, but they do give orders with little to no warning. Orders that can turn your life upside down, back to front, or—literally—inside out.
My name is Patrick Starson and here’s what happened …