The Oolite Saga is a five part Space Opera set in the universe of ‘Oolite’.

Set a thousand years in the future, in a hostile universe populated by heavily armed ships. A fast-paced five part tale of traders, bounty hunters, pirates and a desperate race against time…

The Oolite Saga is a set of five books spanning the period of time in which a player of the space trading game Oolite finds themselves.

All freely available and are licensed under the Creative Commons scheme.

The Oolite Saga will always remain free for you to read. If you have enjoyed these stories please consider a donation to Drew Wagar's currently nominated charity, the March Wood Project.

Drew Wagar has very kindly given permission for these books to be hosted on here.

So please, download them, enjoy them and consider purchasing his other Elite Dangerous books Reclamation and Premonition 

Status Quo

Status Quo (2006) – A brilliant scientist uncovers a terrifying plot to begin a galactic war across the galaxy.
Aided by a talented, but reluctant and embittered combateer, he must stop the deployment of a super weapon he invented.
A weapon so powerful it threatens to destroy entire worlds.


Mutabilis (2008) – When a series of linked murders forces GalCop to outlaw the shadow organisation known as ‘The Dark Wheel’, a mysterious top secret document must be found in order to stave off a galactic conflict.
The document contains a devastating secret; the key to domination, power and control.
A secret as old as space itself, the location of the legendary planet ‘Raxxla’.


Incursio (2011) – When a deadly alien attack is launched across the galaxy, humankind finds itself under-prepared and overwhelmed.
As star systems begin to fall, privateers take up the battle alongside the military forces.
A desperate plan is hatched to stop the invaders once and for all, before humanity is eradicated.


Finis (2011) – With the alien menace poised to overthrow the galaxy a lone group of combateers is all that that stands between them and total annihilation.
When one of their number is kidnapped by the aliens and their plans thwarted, the group must decide whether to mount a rescue and risk losing the war, or sacrifice her for the greater good of humankind…


Altera (2016) – Many years have passed and the universe is not as it once was. Galcop has fallen, the Alliance has risen and technology has come and gone. Yet a lone commander suspects not everything is as it should be, and there are shadowy forces at work…
This concludes the Oolite Saga.

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