Philosofiction

Steve Bein, writer & philosopher

Find all of the Fated Blades novels at Powell's, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and Audible, or from your favorite neighborhood bookstore.

The newest addition to the saga of the Fated Blades is the novella Streaming Dawn, an e-book exclusive available for any platform.

 

Work

Novels & Novellas

  • Disciple of the Wind: Book Three of the Fated Blades | Roc 2015
  • Disciple of the Wind | audiobook | Audible 2015
  • Streaming Dawn: A Story of the Fated Blades | 2015
  • Year of the Demon: Book Two of the Fated Blades | Roc 2013
  • Year of the Demon | audiobook | Audible 2013
  • Only a Shadow | audiobook | Audible 2013
  • Daughter of the Sword | audiobook | Audible 2012
  • Daughter of the Sword: Book One of the Fated Blades | Roc 2012
  • Only a Shadow: A Story of the Fated Blades | Roc 2012

Short Stories 

  • The Most Important Thing in the World | in The Time Traveler’s Almanac, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer | Tor | 2013
  • The Most Important Thing in the World (Russian translation) | Esli magazine | 2011
  • The Most Important Thing in the World |  Asimov's Science Fiction | March 2011
  • Odin’s Spear (Russian translation) | Esli no. 3 (181) | 2008
  • Odin’s Spear |  Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy issue 213 | 2007
  • Datacide (Russian translation) | Esli no. 10 (164) | 2006
  • Datacide | Asimov’s Science Fiction vol. 30 nos. 4 & 5 | 2006
  • Beautiful Singer | L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future vol XIX | Galaxy Press | 2003

Fun Stuff in Philosophy 

  • The Brick, the Plate, and the Uncarved Block: LEGO as an Expression of Dao | in LEGO and Philosophy, edited by Sondra Bacharach and Roy Cook | Wiley | 2017
  • Can a Warrior Care? Wonder Woman and the Improbable Intersection of Care Ethics and Bushido | in Wonder Woman and Philosophy, edited by Jacob Held | Wiley | 2017
  • Make It So: Kant, Confucius, and the Prime Directive | in The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy, edited by Kevin Decker and Jason Eberl | Wiley | 2016