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Fighting Gravity (Gravity #2)

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This individual ebook is no longer available. It will be in the second edition of Fall of Gravity: A Collection forthcoming 2015.

A Futuristic Space Fantasy Novelette

Forced into executing Aresia's people, Phoebus escapes the Aresian Guard by flying his spaceship through a wormhole.

The only single woman of marrying age, Marissa flees town instead of becoming a third wife.

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Published April 24th 2012 by Surrounded by Books Publishing
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Aubrie Dionne
Apr 25, 2012 Aubrie Dionne rated it it was amazing
A roller coaster ride with a sweet interstellar romance at its core…

Phoebus is a young Aresian escaping from his home planet to avoid executing fellow Aresians as part of his job. He has a Daimon inside him, a very special spirit guide that only occurs once a century. He doesn’t want it, but it has chosen him for reasons he can’t explain. He crashes on a post-apocalyptic Earth, and is taken prisoner by a band of young men who’ve lost their purpose in life.

Marissa is bound to be married to a vill
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Christine Rains
Mar 24, 2012 Christine Rains rated it it was amazing
Phoebus is tormented by his daimon and forced to execute his fellow Aresians. He attempts to escape through a wormhole, but ends up being captured on a primitive planet called Earth. Marissa hopes to find a new life for herself, but the world outside her tiny community isn't what she expected it to be. Her old friends turned scavengers have nefarious plans for her. Her only chance for help is to free Phoebus and flee with him. They're hunted and must learn to trust one another, finding more than ...more
Cher Green
Apr 27, 2012 Cher Green rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fiction, fantasy
Intriguing, fast-paced, sci-fi fantasy with a dash of romance

Tormented by his daimon, and the task of executioner, Phoebus, a young Aresian, flees his planet, escapes through a wormhole, and crashes into Earth. A group of boys take him captive.

Marissa, eager to escape an arranged marriage, leaves her family in search of a better life. She witnesses Phoebus crash and is captured by the same group of boys.

Together, the two escape their captors, but become prey to the Aresians, searching for Phoebu
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Clarissa Draper
May 21, 2012 Clarissa Draper rated it really liked it
Another great story from Cherie Reich. This short is again about two alien species trying to survive and having to rely on each other. A great love story too.
Sandra "Jeanz"
May 05, 2012 Sandra "Jeanz" rated it really liked it
MY REVIEW

This is the second novelette in Cherie Reich's Sci-Fi Gravity Series. I did enjoy this short story, you get attached to the characters quickly. In this story two totally different people from different races are running away from their own people, when they become captured. Once again these people end up joining forces to escape their captors. They quickly come to care and rely on each other.
there is danger, aliens, suspense, mystery, and friendship in this short tale.
These short novele
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C.M. Brown
Apr 06, 2013 C.M. Brown rated it really liked it
Shelves: si-fi, fantasy, love-story
Cherie Reich has put together another great sci-fi adventure in 'Fighting Gravity', the second book in her series, Gravity, with the tale of Phoebus and Marissa, as they fight for survival. First the two band together to escape the clutches of a group of vigilantly Earthlings, only to find they have to battle an Aresian battalion, sent by Phoebus's mother to extract his father's Daimon, a Symbian paired with Phoebus which also battles for control.

Marissa takes a chance to save a lone survivor of
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Rachel Morgan
Jul 15, 2012 Rachel Morgan rated it really liked it
A sweet story of love at first sight between a human woman and a hot alien guy! Both Phoebus and Marissa are running from something, and this creates an instant bond between the two of them. Will it be enough to free them both?
Magda
Mar 04, 2013 Magda rated it really liked it
Just like the first book I enjoyed this one a lot. This time we've got a story of aresian man escaping from his own people and human woman. A little bit of action and romance and we've got another great story :)
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Cherie Reich has more books than she can ever read and more ideas than she can ever write, but that doesn't stop this bookworm from trying, even if it means trying to curb her TV addiction. She is a speculative fiction writer and library assistant living in Virginia. Her short stories have appeared in magazines and anthologies, and her books include the paranormal horror collection Once upon a Nig ...more
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