Infinite Stars: The Definitive Anthology of Space Opera and Military SF

Infinite Stars: The Definitive Anthology of Space Opera and Military SF

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Overview

The one definitive anthology of space opera and military science fiction. Today's most popular writers produce all-new stories set in their most famous universes.

This is the definitive collection of original short stories by many of today's finest authors, writing brand new adventures set in their most famous series. Herein lie canonical tales of the Honorverse, the Lost Fleet, Dune, Vatta's War, Ender Wiggin, the Legion of the Damned, the Imperium, and more.

Also included are past masterpieces by authors whose works defined the genre. Nebula and Hugo Award winners, New York Times bestsellers, and Science Fiction Grand Masters—these authors take us to the farthest regions of space.

The modern masters of space opera and military science fiction, with 14 brand new stories set in their most famous universes—exclusive to this volume!

DAVID WEBER The Honor Harrington Saga
BRIAN HERBERT & KEVIN J. ANDERSON Dune
ELIZABETH MOON Vatta's War
ORSON SCOTT CARD Ender's Game
JACK CAMPBELL The Lost Fleet

...plus more new adventures by:
Catherine asard Dave Bara Bennett R. Coles William C. Dietz
Charles E. Gannon Jean Johnson Linda Nagata
Jody Lynn Nye Alastair Reynolds

And ten seminal stories by some of the most famous authors in the genre:
POUL ANDERSON LEIGH BRACKETT & EDMOND HAMILTON
LOIS McMASTER BUJOLD A. C. CRISPIN DAVID DRAKE ANNE McCAFFREY
LARRY NIVEN & JERRY POURNELLE NNEDI OKORAFOR
ROBERT SILVERBERG CORDWAINER SMITH

Truly this is a must-have collection for the SF reader.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785654589
Publisher: Titan
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Bryan Thomas Schmidt is a Hugo Award-nominated editor and author. His anthologies include Shattered Shields, Mission: Tomorrow, Galactic Games, Little Green Men-Attack, and, Beyond The Sun. Bryan was the original editor for The Martian by New York Times Bestseller Andy Weir (Crown, 2014). He has also edited or written gaming content for Wars, Dark Expanse, and Ascension, as well as writing tie-in fiction in The X-Files and Predator.

Table of Contents

Editor's Note and Acknowledgements 1

Space Opera: An Introduction Robert Silverberg 3

Fleet School: Renegat Orson Scott Card 13

Dune: The Waters of Kanly Brian Herbert Kevin J. Anderson 58

Legion of the Damned: The Good Shepherd William C. Dietz 87

The Game of Rat and Dragons Cordwainer Smith 100

Miles Vorkosigan: The Borders of Infinity Lois McMaster Bujold 123

Vatta's War: All In a Day's Work Elizabeth Moon 191

Lightship Chronicles: The Last Day of Training Dave Bara 203

Skolian Empire: The Wages of Nonor Catherine Asaro 218

Binti Nnedi Okorafor 249

Cooominium: Reflex Larry Niven Jerry Pournelle 295

How To Be a Barbarian in the Late 25th Century Jean Johnson 310

Strark and the Star Kings Leigh Brackett Edmond Hamilton 328

Imperium Imposter Jody Lynn Nye 359

Red: Region Five Linda Nagata 382

Revelation Space: Night Passage Alastair Reynolds 401

Duel on Syrtis Poul Anderson 438

Starbridge: Twilight World A.C. Crispin 455

Virtues Of War: Twenty Excellent Reasons Bennett R. Coles 482

The Ship Who Sang Anne McCaffrey 498

Caine Riordon: A Taste of Ashes Charles E. Gannon 516

The Iron Star Robert Silverberg 558

Lt, Leary: Cadet Cruise David Drake 580

The Lost Fleet: Shore Patrol Jack Campbell 599

Honorverse: Our Sached Honor David Weber 620

Editor Biography 657

Author Biographies 659

Copyright and First Publication Information 673

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