Frisson

Frisson, a science fiction short about three thrill-seekers who find themselves adrift thousands of light years from civilization.   Frisson Nicholas P. Oakley   Serge peeled the dust-caked suit off, wriggling his feet free of the skin-tight membrane. He flung it carelessly into the locker, thumbing a button to begin the cleaning cycle. He turned…Read more Frisson

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Haven

A science fiction short about a disgruntled poet tasked with making a barren world on the outer edge of civilization appeal to the intergalactic tourist.       Haven Nicholas P. Oakley Carek Tullor tugged at his wispy beard and heaved out a sigh. The latest Theok Prime brochure was spread out in all of…Read more Haven

Interview of Zethién M’ro

A science fiction short where a former gild trader, or slaver, is interviewed about his previous involvement in the trafficking trade. //   Interview of Zethién M’ro, Former Slaver (48 A.R.)   Zethién M’ro: I tell this only because I am forced to by the Reconciliation Commission and they have threatened to take my ribbondrive…Read more Interview of Zethién M’ro

Bestiary in Wily Writers

"BESTIARY" is just out from Wily Writers. A lonely harvester operator on a remote terraforming project discovers a wild beast that he adopts as a companion, but the relationship isn’t all that it seems. What the editors had to say: We are quite interested in seeing more from Nicholas Oakley, whose story "Bestiary" proved heartbreaking,…Read more Bestiary in Wily Writers