Only Sheepdog on the Moon


Ganymede: a half-terraformed, isolated human outpost. Low population, all pioneering spacers with a frontier attitude.

Where retired Captain Cole Douglas runs a bar in an old shuttlecraft.

Far from help, if that orange flash in the sky indicates an invasion force…

“Only Sheepdog on the Moon” A military space adventure short story about one man facing off an invading force. From Stefon Mears, author of Stealing from Pirates and Fade to Gold.


Stefon Mears earned his M.F.A. in Creative Writing from N.I.L.A., and his B.A. in Religious Studies (double emphasis in Ritual and Mythology) from U.C. Berkeley. Stefon’s short pieces have sold to magazines such as Fireside and Strange Horizons and anthologies edited by Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca Moesta, Kerrie L. Hughes, and John Helfers. He has published seventeen books to date, including The Telepath Trilogy. Look for him online at, on GooglePlus, or @stefonmears on Twitter. Sign up for his newsletter at, or his Patreon at