It is the far future.
The mile-long starship Alcione, part freighter, part privateer, travels between the galaxies of the human diaspora, a sovereign ship-state ruled over by a ruthless triumvirate, living off scraps of stolen technology and miraculous artifacts.
Thrown into this community of starfaring nomads, Madvert fighter Kam and explorer Marcel, urban feral Mute, mechaneering golden girl Freedai and geek alien Zekhu, and billionaire scion Reid, find themselves challenged by the dangerous life of a zone-spanning starship and the byzantine machinations of her officers.
This page provides a basic outline of the Freehauler Alcione series. Inevitably it’s still pretty sparse; so far I’m still at the stage of writing the various stories, especially the first. The idea being that these will be interlinked novels featuring common characters. I was originally going to write it as a series of novellas, like Hugh Howey’s Wool which was released in installments on Amazon com. An alternative is to release fewer works but have each a complete novel.
So far the intended novels are:
with more to be added