Captain Quasar and the Coliseum of Queen Kronikthalia

The captain is back at Every Day Fiction where he first appeared in the summer of 2010—only my third published story at the time.

With Captain Quasar and the Space-Time Displacement Conundrum forthcoming from Every Day Novels this year, I thought it might be a good idea to write a few more Quasar (mis)adventures leading up to the novel's big debut. If readers like the short stories, it stands to reason they might be interested in a novel-length tale, to boot.

This time, Quasar finds himself facing Xenodian hornbeasts, a ferocious feline, and a cold-hearted monarch, and as per usual, things don't go according to plan. Here's how it opens:

The massive arena was filled to capacity with aliens of all shapes and sizes and smells. They’d gathered for one reason: to watch the Earth Man die.

But Captain Bartholomew Quasar didn’t intend for them to go home happy.

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