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Episode 68: Extra-Vehicular Activities

Shaak-Rom handed Andross a pile of door charges. Usually Micron, Tager, or one of the other formally trained crew members handled their forced-entry explosives. But today, apparently, Shaak-Rom was qualified. Andross arched a suspicious eyebrow at the tangle of platiques … Continue reading

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Episode 67: Trapper’s Trap

“We have money!” Crimson added quickly, “There’s no need to any trouble!” “We’ll see,” replied Galhaan. “We will board at your port airlock. No weapons. Any aggression will be met with extreme force.” Crimson couldn’t let that happen. “We’ve sustained … Continue reading

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Another Spectacular Future…

I won’t write much, because I want you to follow the link. My friend GR Stoker has done it again, unpacking the beauty and the conflict of the new Star Trek series. Can Gene Roddenberry’s vision of a perfect society … Continue reading

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Firefly Board Game, Custom Scenario: The Great Race

I love board games. This week, in honor of Scifi Saturday, instead of posting a chapter of Space Dust, I’ll post a custom scenario I’ve written for the Firefly board game by Gale Force 9. Thanks Joss Whedon and co. … Continue reading

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Episode 66: Possum

Even with her teeth clenched Crimson felt them chattering in her skull. The horrific force of 4,000 petajoules of explosions behind them rattled every screw, bolt, and soliesic seal on the Rival. Even with the inertial dampening fields providing some … Continue reading

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Episode 65: All At Once

“Swing our tail pipe around and prepare to fire the main engines!” Crimson ordered. She pulled down the intercom panel and keyed in a direct line to Engineering again. Gator answered. “What the heck’s goin’ on, Crims?” “Mag mine. Suspected … Continue reading

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Episode 64: Scramble

  “Full scans!” Crimson yelled, “Where are they?” “Scanning!” answered Clidjitt. “Can we stabilize our attitude?” “Tryin’…” Andross replied, both hands on the flight yoke. Crimson sat at the scanning station, but the Brev—with his four arms and compound eyes—would … Continue reading

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