S.D. Falchetti, author
Life aboard the Aristarchus isn’t much of an adventure, and Kyan just wants to do his job and get back to his family. When he discovers a mysterious object at the edge of the solar system and an unexpected contact during comms loss, data running turns life-or-death thirteen billion kilometers from home. Signal Loss is a hard science fiction short story set in the Hayden’s World universe The story is a 9000 word short read (< 1 hour) and is the perfect size for reading on the go. This updated edition includes the bonus short Last Stand, a 2600 word short read which ties in the events of 43 Seconds with Signal Loss.