The Wager and Other Stories


“The Wager” is a simple story of a seemingly innocuous wager, which triggers the clash between a decorated starflyer and his planet’s powerful ruler, that leads to startling events which will have dire consequences across the galaxy.

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Thus begins the saga of Jospar, the Starflyer, and Kasceto, the Ruler. Jospar is a starflyer, a space explorer of the first order.  He is a discoverer of new worlds, but one world in particular intrigues him more than others.  When Jospar's superior, Kasceto, insists on making a wager involving this world, Jospar's life is forever changed. He is faced with a momentous decision. 

In this gripping story, you will see how a simple bet, the wager, leads to the dramatic events that force Jospar to risk everything.

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“Cobalt” is the story of the starflyer Jospar’s voyage of discovery, a flight into the unknown. It is his singular exploration and part meditation on his travels through the cosmos. Share in his discovery of one very special world, one which will ultimately thrust him into danger. Join Jospar on his journey, as his story continues.

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In “Roscoe,” the arrival of a celebrated visitor to Jospar's planet as Jospar is about to undertake a critical mission, sets off a series of events which once again pit Jospar against the dangerous Kasceto. Who is the visitor Roscoe and why does his arrival force Jospar and Kasceto into a deadly clash?

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These three stories comprise this slim volume of extraordinary science fiction, the first in the series of Jospar, the Starflyer. Author Greg Sushinsky has brought a unique touch and originality to his work which provides an unforgettable dimension of wonder, adventure and meaning. Join the many readers who have already entered and enjoy this world.

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The Wager

The saga of Jospar The Starflyer and Kasceto The Ruler begins.



Join Jospar on his journey -- As His Story Continues.



Roscoe pits Jospar against the dangerous Kasceto.