Monthly Archives: June 2009

Money or Life

Mike muttered “Money or Life’ as he sat in a dingy little cafe on the station above Dantan. It was a question faced by many a capsuleer at one point or another, most trying to find a balance between the … Continue reading

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Ooooh, Shiny

A disease? No, a weakness would be a more appropriate term for it. Mike could not resist the shininess of a new ship. That smell as you stepped inside. The empty hull fittings waiting for the best a pilot could … Continue reading

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Dumpty

You flip from station to station, you meet folks. That or you sit alone in the corner of the bar thinking you look ‘dangerous’. As opposed to ‘sad and so very very alone’. Mike was not prone to sitting in … Continue reading

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Slow and fast

There times when it is nice to lean back, let the lesson implant do its thing, and groove to some chill tunes in your headset as your miner makes a 17 jump journey from one portion of space to another. … Continue reading

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Scanning

Finally he got into his ship and got it clear of the station before the local agents could realize he was ‘free’ again. He set for a semi quiet spot to drop the first ‘check probe’ which he used to … Continue reading

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No cloning allowed

“What do you mean, no?”  Mike glared across the counter at the pinched face of a nurse. “According to our records you are not a person worthy of  of the extensive  medical treatments you are requesting.” “Extensive?  I want to … Continue reading

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all the blades and toothpick as well

He did the traditional safety check before undocking from the station. Guns, the five missile launchers fresh and shiny and the automatic loading mechanism was fully stocked.  He carried an assortment of missiles for as Mike said ‘every occassion’. The … Continue reading

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Swiss army knife

He slotted the latest lessons set into the implant and winced as it loaded up. He knew it was supposed to be painless but there was always a ghost of an ache as the information began to dribble into the … Continue reading

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