I have some good news. I got a manuscript back for Aurora: Crisis. I have already made the suggested changes to chapter 1. As to the excerpt at the end of the second short story, I have decided to put all of chapter 1 from Aurora: Crisis.
I have finished formatting chapter 1 for the excerpt section of the second story. All the remains is the cover for Aurora: Coma and I can get it published to Smashwords and NoiseTrade.