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The Island and Other Stories by Peter Watts

A collection of creative-commons licensed stories by Peter Watts, compiled by Paweł Dembowski, with the author’s permission. I love Watts’ writing–dark, sharp, hard science fiction–and his short work is a great place to start. Pawel wrote: Here’s a collection of … Continue reading

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Starfish by Peter Watts

The first of the Rifters trilogy, offered free by the author. Amazon.com editorial review: Peter Watts’s first novel explores the last mysterious place on earth–the floor of a deep sea rift. Channer Vent is a zone of freezing darkness that … Continue reading

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The Island by Peter Watts

This is Watt’s 2010 Hugo-award-nominated story of contact, or lack thereof, with a life-form so vast, ancient, and unfamiliar as to nearly (or perhaps completely) defy comprehension… From the author: “The Island” is a standalone novelette. It is also one episode … Continue reading

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Blindsight by Peter Watts

Terrifying, thought-provoking, Hugo-award-nominated novel available for download under a Creative Commons license. From the author: Who you do send to meet the alien when the alien doesn’t want to meet? You send a linguist with multiple personalities carved surgically into … Continue reading

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