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unglue (v. t.) 1. To pay an author or publisher for publishing a Creative Commons ebook.
unglue (v. t.) 2. To make a digital book free to read and use, worldwide.
unglue (v. t.) 3. To make it legal for a digital book to be used, distributed, archived and preserved by libraries.
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Stephen J Sweeney
2009
The words of a dying man, the theft of a legendary battleship, and the threats posed by the Mitikas Empire's civil war were but a few of the concerns that plagued Simon Dodds' mind upon his return to naval service. What was far more disturbing was the amount of information he wasn't being given...

Across the other side of the known universe a terrible fate had befallen a once glorious Imperial nation; a fate that dozens of governments throughout the galaxy were keen to keep secret for as long as possible.

But the danger was growing, and only a few months after his return Dodds would find his world, along with that of his old wingmates, flipped on its head. Very soon the five pilots would come face to face with that which destroyed an empire: an unforgiving, unstoppable, and totally unrelenting foe.

There seemed to exist only one glimmer of hope of driving back the darkness - The ATAF Project - a secretly developed set of starfighters that well may just harbour some terrible secrets of their own...

A second edition, a rewrite of the original novel, containing new chapters, some re-imagined scenes and more in-depth background information and characterisation, is available for purchase from the author's website.

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John Sundman

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Dave on Earth

S. Rob

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Zero Sum Game

SL Huang

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The Digital Public Domain: Foundations for an Open Culture

Melanie Dulong De Rosnay and Juan Carlos De Martin

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Melanie Dulong De Rosnay and Juan Carlos De Martin

23rd Century Romance

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Jake Hartnell
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Flatland

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Complex Predicates

Stefan Müller

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Feeding the City

Sara Roncaglia

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Nowhere Else to Turn

Matthew Helmke

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