Jeff Carlson is the international bestselling author of the Plague Year novels. Readers can find free fiction, videos, contests and more at www.jverse.com
Reese Eddings has enough to do just keeping her rattletrap merchant vessel, the TMS Earthrise, profitable enough to pay food for herself and her micro-crew. She doesn’t remember signing up to tangle with pirates and slavers over a space elf prince…
Lou Antonelli is a modern speculative fiction author with classic sensibilities, honed by a long career as a newspaperman. His short story “Great White Ship” was a 2013 finalist for the Sidewise Award. He’s had 81 short stories published since 2003.