Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Jester Goes to College

“Troll sat alone on a seat of stone, And munched and mumbled a bare old bone. For many a year he’d gnawed it near, For meat was hard to come by Done by Gum by In a cave in the … Continue reading

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Episode 5: Bad Deal

Six hours along the magnetic tradeways, and Qualvana was in view. Something the Kladerine Collective hadn’t been able to compensate for was the Uncertainty Principle. The inability to know the exact position or speed of reality made the ageless permanence … Continue reading

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May Balls in June

I was once told you don’t ask “why” in Cambridge. You ask “since when?” Cambridge is full of funny little academic traditions and peculiarities but most of them cannot be explained to us mortals. At least not exactly why. But … Continue reading

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Episode 6: Chipped

“Maybe it wouldn’t break if there was some food on it.” retorted Andross. “Maybe I’ll throw yours out the airlock, and you can put it on your plate yourself!” Keffler wheeled his chair around and scooted back into the kitchen … Continue reading

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Walking in the Dales

So I’ve encountered another cultural thing.  The English do something called ‘Walking Holidays’ which I have never really experienced in my life growing up in the States. (My family sometimes camped in Maine for summer vacation, and hiking trails were … Continue reading

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Space Dust Episode 5: Jumping

After hiking back through the Arbotretum Crimson dismissed Shaak-Rom with a curt, “Get some rest,” and clumped off to her own quarters to take her own advice. She had been sleeping before this whole thing started… System jumps: Kladerine Collective … Continue reading

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Space Dust Episode 4: The Rival Part II

“Well,” sniffed the botanical prospector, “you’ve killed them.” As though the uncharted black hole had been her fault. Keffler wore a flappy, wide-brimmed hat, which shaded his face from the eternal cosmic light of the stars. Never shaven, never bearded, … Continue reading

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