For the settlers on the windswept plains of the planet Lonesome, life is hard and occasionally cruel. Faced with an influx of ‘Newbies’ – new settlers, with new ideas – the Originals’ animosity is growing. And for one family, that animosity could spell the end.

THIS IS A SHORT STORY of approximately 4,400 words. Also included is a 5,000 word excerpt from the full-length novel Aristeia: Revolutionary Right. A stand-alone short story, Lonesome is just $1 and is available on Kindle and Nook.