The Scythe of Kronos

Cold Stars: Book 2

The Scythe of Kronos

The Scythe of Kronos

Cold Stars: Book 2

Short Story Collection by J. D. Brink

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A ghost ship adrift in space.

A sniper being hunted.

A bounty hunter chasing more than he bargained for.

Three tales of military science fiction, mysterious space opera, and daring pulp adventure. Delivered to you from between the Cold Stars and the Endless Dark.

The Scythe of Kronos

Lieutenant Trevor March forgot the two golden rules of Navy science: never get involved with a lab assistant and never trust wartime admirals with your research. Both mistakes may get him killed. He’s on a mission to explore a dead ship found floating the void. Only he can unlock its secrets. And once he does, the universe will never be the same.

Frozen Heart

You are no one until you graduate. Nameless until you either pass sniper school or are left for dead in the snow. That’s what they say. But the rumors are always worse than the reality. Aren’t they? When the hunter becomes the hunted, is it just the final exam or has something gone horribly wrong?

Flint Trace

Flint isn’t like most galaxy-hopping bounty hunters. He has a sense of humor and rep for bringing them back alive. Now he finds himself entangled with a sexy assassin with whom he has neither in common. But opposites attract, right? And with both of them chasing the same interstellar syndicate boss, what could go wrong?

Experience more wonder and thrills in this second volume of the Cold Stars series.

Discover more science fiction from the Endless Dark Universe:

   The Thorne Legacy (Cold Stars: Book 1)

   The Scythe of Kronos (Cold Stars: Book 2)

   Frozen Heart 


If taking a college fencing class, eating from the trash can, and smelling like an animal were qualifications for becoming a sword-swinging barbarian, J. D. Brink might be Conan’s protégé.  Instead, he’s served aboard a warship in the Pacific, collected intel from foreign submarines, stood watch hungover behind a .50-caliber machinegun, and worked over patients at a hospital in Kuwait. Today (winter, 2017) he and his family are stationed in Japan, where he’s providing a bad example for all Americans. 

Brink’s fictional adventures take place in the Identity Crisis superhero universe, Endless Dark sci-fi universe, and Thunderstrike Saga fantasy realm, to name a few. Learn more and sign up for his “Conspiracy Theory Newsletter” at