I am very excited to announce that my short story MOON LORD is included in this anthology. Right now it’s only available as an eBook, but paperbacks are in the plans according to the publisher.
In the distant future, alien planets are settled by A.I.-piloted starships. The journeys from Earth to these worlds could take hundreds of years – so the ships contain human embryos, preserved until the ship is in orbit, then thawed, raised to fully-grown, and trained by the A.I. with the skills needed to colonize their new world.
This is the seed for the universe in the bestselling novel Half Way Home, which followed one colonial foray on a new world. But this was only one world of a thousand worlds targeted by Earth’s ships. That adventure, one of a thousand…
From acclaimed anthologist Samuel Peralta, Chronicle Worlds: Half Way Home brings together fifteen of the most exciting new voices in speculative fiction to explore the universe created by NY Times and USA Today bestselling author Hugh Howey, to chronicle the astounding unexplored worlds of Half Way Home.
“The best place to discover new SF authors, I think, is any of the anthologies coming from Samuel Peralta”
— Hugh Howey, NewYork Times bestselling author of the SILO trilogy, now a limited series on AppleTV+
“A powerful new voice in speculative fiction”
–Nick Webb, USA Today bestselling author of the Legacy Fleet trilogy
About the Future Chronicles
Created by USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Samuel Peralta, The Future Chronicles is the #1 bestselling anthology series that brings together work from visionary new voices and from the grandmasters of modern speculative fiction.
Its unique take on major science fiction and fantasy themes – A.I., time travel, dragons, robots, aliens, zombies, immortality, galactic battles, cyborgs, doomsday – has made it one of the most acclaimed anthology series of the digital era.