Tag Archives: In character

So, who won?

Mike leaned back and scanned the news, sipping his coffee. He followed the war but from a distance and with an academic outlook. Tanta leaned over to hand him a fresh baked cookie and glanced at the screens. “Dat war … Continue reading

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Memorial

“La, and where has you been, den?”  Tantas voice was a shade weaker, a shadow of a whisper creeping into it. Mike hesitated but he knew better than to try to lie to her  “They made a new monument to … Continue reading

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So Much to Do

“So,” Ev asked, late the next day, looking at the fit Mike was requesting be laid aside.  “Where was ya gonna take dat to be blown oop?” Mike smiled and patted the stealth bomber.  “The nice thing about this is … Continue reading

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Horse race

He stepped onto the concourse and sighed.  Yes he was home but things were continually changing.  Space was always in flux.  Scotty walked up and joined him, looking at the flow of the people moving about their business.  “You still … Continue reading

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Table Talk 1

He sat at the table, nervous, trying not to eat with the wrong spoon or drink the lemon soup other folks were sticking their fingers in.  This was not like the spread back home where you reached in a grabbed … Continue reading

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We

And so they came,  from all over New Eden, to the gathering.  Such events only happened now and again and they had no official name, no title to go by.  You were told that one was on and you brought … Continue reading

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Late night Tea

She woke up in darkness . . . and pain. She knew that she could call out and someone would come but it was the middle of the night and she was not ‘there’ yet.  So she lifted herself out … Continue reading

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Evening Time, Holidays Wind Down

Mike sipped his spiced tea and looked out at the night sky from the front porch of the lodge the family had rented for the holidays.  He thought back and tried to remember when they had celebrated in a house … Continue reading

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Schools

Mike left the lecture hall leaving behind the questions new capsuleers always wanted to ask (but never listened to the answers).  The Dean, as always, was there to thank him and try to talk him into another engagement sometime soon. … Continue reading

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Delay, Rock on Road

He was almost to the ship when a friend contacted him. ‘Some results for those questions you had. ‘ Mike spun on his heel and headed up to an agreed upon coffee shop to meet up with the miner. “You … Continue reading

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