Seedlings

Seedlings

A Shattered Empire story

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Author: Cora Buhlert
Publisher: GD Publishing
Length: 20 page(s)
Language: English
Written: Sep 2014
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Views: 4280

Category: Fiction & Literature » Science Fiction  |  Work: Erzählung
Keywords: space opera, science fiction, galactic empire, rebellion, mercenary, SF, worldbuilding, revolution, freedom fighter, galactic rebellion, Shattered Empire, gardening, greenhouse, children

An ex-aristocrat, an ex-mercenary, a lost little girl and a greenhouse in space

Once Ethan Summerton was the heir to a lordship, and a whole planet besides. But all that was taken from him, when his father decided to side with the Galactic Rebellion against the Fifth Human Empire and was murdered for his troubles along with the entire Summerton family, leaving Ethan the only survivor.

Now, cooped up with more than two thousand other Rebels in the eternal night of the planet Pyrs, Ethan Summerton is reduced to tending the rebel base's greenhouse. Not that he minds – Ethan has never been a snob and besides, he's always liked gardening. Besides, it gives him the chance to impress his new best friend Holly with the crops he's growing.

A hardened mercenary, Holly di Marco doesn't have much use for gardens and greenhouses and strange leafy things. But they matter to Ethan and since Holly is supposed to take care of him, she tries to feign interest as well.

But then one day, an incident involving a lost little girl, chickens and batavia lettuce shows her what Ethan Summerton is truly made of.

This is a short story of 6700 words or approximately 20 print pages in the Shattered Empire universe, but may be read as a standalone.


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About the Author

Cora Buhlert | Author on XinXii.com

Member since: July 2011
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Cora Buhlert was born and bred in Bremen, North Germany, where she still lives today – after time spent in London, Singapore, Rotterdam and Mississippi. Cora holds an MA degree in English from the University of Bremen and is currently working towards her PhD.
Cora has been writing, since she was a teenager, and has published stories, articles and poetry in various international magazines. She is the author of the Silencer series of pulp style thrillers, the Shattered Empire space opera series, the In Love and War science fiction romance series, the Helen Shepherd Mysteries and plenty of standalone stories in multiple genres. When Cora is not writing, she works as a translator and teacher.
Visit her on the web at www.corabuhlert.com or follow her on Twitter under @CoraBuhlert.

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