FTI Beginnings (Two novellas):
The Future is Now: Richard Schneider has a dream, a dream of cheap access to space not just for the few but for the world. He founds a company to build that dream with a simple philosophy, when problems arise don’t cut corners, find better ways.
Match Point: Inflicted with a neurological disease that slows his reflexes, Tom Striker’s career as a top-ranked professional tennis player is over. But when Steve Bradshaw, number one player in the low-G version of tennis played in the space colonies makes snide comments about his play even before the disease Striker decides to try the low-G version of the game, a slower version where his ruined reflexes would be less of a handicap. Would this new environment give him a second chance at success, and maybe a chance to put Bradshaw in his place?
William Schneider continues in his father’s footsteps, but not everyone within that organization shares that philosophy. Meanwhile, Kristine, an EMT on the moon, learns that not all the problems she faces comes with the territory. Their different problems lead them on a collision course in an attempt to avoid disaster.
Live to Tell:
Staff Sergeant Mike Yamada is the only person who has ever been recovered from captivity by the Eres, and the only one who truly understands the true horror that captivity entails. When the hospital ship carrying him is captured by the Eres, can he find some way to rise above his fears and avoid the horror that awaits?