Monthly Archives: December 2010

Theory crafting

The virtual room looked like a miniature hanger bay, the presences that materialized, giants playing with little ships. “Ok, this is not to be an argument, it is a brainstorming session. Now while there IS such a thing as bad … Continue reading

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We did not die horribly, we died well and well pickled

closest to what it was Mike was still recovering from the Christmas party when the call came in. +you said you wanted in? Meet us in Iges with a ‘ship’+ He blew in and out of his apartment so fast … Continue reading

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Soup Stones

The party had gotten to the more drink, less dance, portion of the evening. Mike was ‘holding court’ near the food and not too far from one of the bars. “What is GH about? Why, I am trying ta make … Continue reading

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Beyond steps.

—the next one will have more Eve in it, I promise— It had started small, as these things often do. He was going to host a small holiday party for the family. But in an extended family like his, this … Continue reading

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Holiday, not a sentence of execution

He lay there, staring at the ceiling and tried to remember. You see, in space, there are no days, no nights. Calenders are matched too often to a planetary occurrence, a solstice, equinox, the first harvest . . . . … Continue reading

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One door closes

The comm chimed and Mike glanced at and sighed then shut it down completely. He then turned back to look out of the view-port at the traffic of ships coming and going. “So where does this leave you?” Dee asked, … Continue reading

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Four deuces

The structural integrity alarm was blaring. Not good. “Why isn’t the cap injector on line? Shit! The reppers aren’t activated either??? What’s going on down there????” For some reason, the HUD display was covered by little yellow discs with white … Continue reading

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Tanta Arrives

***pure character stuff, no real eve, move along move along** Not all ships are armed to the teeth or massive industrial vessels that eat through belts of a thousand star systems. Some are simple hulls that protect their delicate cargo … Continue reading

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Comm bingo

He set the autopilot for a distant destination, maybe a bit of mining to calm down? no The channels lit up like a festive decoration, private requests, mails, and contract notices . . . contracts? Mike opened the contract notice … Continue reading

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The GBA Comet

He looked at the comm with disbelief. “But I have never even heard of you.” “That is not important. We tend to work behind the scenes. The point is WE have heard of YOU. That and that we want to … Continue reading

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