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The human race did its best to annihilate itself and certainly went out with a bang. Hundreds of nuclear devices and biological viruses have transformed the earth into a no man’s land. For the isolated moon survivors, biodiversity takes on a whole new meaning.

The story was originally published in the June edition (2012) of eFiction. It is offered as a marketing freebie.
ebook, 33 pages
Published November 27th 2012 by Black Stone Publishing (first published June 2012)
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Anna Kļaviņa
I'm not big fan of science fiction that takes place in another planet and I haven't read much of space opera but one I know, I really like this world created by Grant.


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Ada Bonnefoi
Its the end of the world as we know it, its the end of the world as we know it... and I feel fine *singing along* Friday, Dec 21st 2012 - the day the world ends, for good or for worse. Hey, wait, stop, its the year 2507 already. We have made quite a jump huh. So maybe we did survive after all? I never thought otherwise anyway hah!

I was bored today, downloaded a couple of shortstories, grabbed some freebies from Amazon and one of them was "Original Strand". Well, this one wasnt a freebie, I paid
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Katy
Mar 03, 2013 Katy rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: fans of sci-fi
Shelves: ebook
Please note: This is a short sci-fi story set in the same universe as The Dreamer Genome. I picked it up free from Smashwords

My Thoughts: Very interesting story. I'm immersing myself in this author's universe because I'll be editing a book set by this author next week. In the meantime, I'll be reading his stories to gain a feel for his style and the ideas behind the story.

I enjoyed this. He has created a really interesting world here. The remnants of humanity linger on the moon, genetically alte
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Dawn
Feb 03, 2013 Dawn rated it liked it
Original Strand is set in a distant future when Earth as we know it has ceased to exist. The only humans left are now restricted to a small base on the moon and a reduced lifestyle that leaves them a shadow of their ancestors. They have no hope of a better future, until one day a surprising discovery is made.

This story weaves an interesting tale that gives us a look at what happens when we forget who we are. Original Strand introduces characters that are intriguing and a world that leaves me cu
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Steve’s love story with fantasy and Sci Fi goes way back to childhood, where his passion for comic books eventually evolved to novels. After being chief editor of a high school newspaper, he graduated from University with a deep knowledge of the used book stores in the Montreal area.

The desire to write came on gradually, sporadically, over the next years. It was done in spare time, on table corner
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