• Embers and Sparks

    A tense peace rested over the galaxy, with Lady Ariata of Bresugal and Lady 01d of the Geshente finally relenting to a three-way cease fire, but continuing to make clear their icy mood for all concerned. Meetings were short, anger boiled, but the meetings happened. The soldiers were at rest, if only temporarily. The guards …

  • A boy and his bot

    The boy scurried along the walkways in the evening rain, propelled by that mysterious propulsive force behind all youths. Below, the dark sea raged, huge swells moving slow in a way that let you know of the sheer size of the deep. Under there, he knew, were the buildings of Old Binang, but he was …

  • Hiralaj (6/15/12)

    Cold grey metal walls, muted turquoise carpet, subtle hums of the machinery that ran behind the walls; powering wall mounted screens, a computer, a small kitchen and bath, some cold light and of course the mini-teleport unit so that he could get out. Natural light fell bleak through a skylight, the sky above gray with …

  • Hiralaj – (06/12/2012)

    When Hiralaj awoke, he was groggy again. He could never remember how long he’d set his sleep timer for; 2 hours, 2 days, 2 months? This time he couldn’t remember if he had any weapons, or how to use them. He found that he had a large and wicked looking knife as well as a …