Archive for January 2011

Gold Coast: Chapter 4-C

Jan 28th, 2011 | By

Pebble in the Sky Part C Lisha floated in the light of the read-out screens. The bridge hummed quietly with the sound of electricity; the recycled air sighed softly through the vents behind her. A gentle beep counted off the seconds; seconds which it took to work through the ascending levels of access and descending
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Gold Coast: Chapter 4-B

Jan 27th, 2011 | By

Pebble in the Sky Part B 1.5 hours later, Lisha was aboard the Pebble. The ship was a standard Guild prospector’s ship; a misshapen snowman in space. Four spheres tied together in a line formed its entirety. At the front a 5 meter sphere held the bridge. Unlike traditional ships, there was no captain’s chair.
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Gold Coast: Chapter 4-A

Jan 26th, 2011 | By

Pebble in the Sky Part A Lisha drifted slowly towards the Pebble; naked in the vacuum of free-space. Normally, this was her favorite part of the job; the long trajectories between stones. She’d only been out for 5 hexes, and resented having to go back so soon. Her ‘claimers were still good for 3 hexes–plus
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Gemini Colony Draft Response

Jan 25th, 2011 | By

Doug, my co-writer for Gemini Colony, has returned his comments on my initial draft.  My concerns were justified.  He agrees that the script needs significant re-writes in order to launch the show properly.  So, I’ll be taking some time to re-read and re-write the existing script to tighten it up and shift the focus a
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Gold Coast: Chapter 3-E

Jan 19th, 2011 | By

A Day and a Life Part E “Good evening, Captain. Please, have a seat.” “Thank you, Doctor. I just wanted to thank you personally for what you did yesterday. I realize that by openly contacting the Dragonfly as you did, and linking yourself to her captain, you have placed yourself in a …delicate situation.” “As
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Gold Coast: Chapter 3-D

Jan 18th, 2011 | By

A Day and a Life Part D The next 20 minutes were quiet for Aerowyn. Through her office windows she absently watched as the doctors and staff of the fourth shift began to filter in. Throughout the rest of the medical wing, much more of the same was happening. Doctors, nurses, and technicians wandered in
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Gold Coast: Chapter 3-C

Jan 17th, 2011 | By

A Day and a Life Part C At last, Aerowyn slumped into the plush chair behind her desk. Damon had sent word ahead, and had a fresh pot of tea and a sandwich waiting for her. She smiled to herself, realizing again how much she depended on her second. She relaxed into her chair, a
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Gold Coast: Chapter 3-B

Jan 16th, 2011 | By

A Day and a Life Part B “Being a little presumptive with your assumption of power, aren’t you, Dr. Saba?” The tall Hrazelle looked up from behind his desk to see the chief medical officer standing in the doorway. He glanced briefly at the clock in the corner of his terminal screen. It was almost
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Gold Coast: Chapter 3-A

Jan 16th, 2011 | By

A Day and a Life Part A Aerowyn slowly slipped into consciousness; images of silver dragons and creatures of blue fire rapidly fading into the back of her mind. Beneath her ear she heard the familiar rhythm of Delphin hearts. With the great effort required of the newly-woken, she gently kissed the smooth skin on
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Gold Coast: Chapter 2-E

Jan 14th, 2011 | By

Twisted Steel and Sex Appeal Part E Aerowyn pulled the last of the patients through the docking gate and let the other medics take care of them. “All teams: report.” “Team one: out and clear. “Team two: pushing the last ones through the hole.” “Team three: out and strapped.” A long pause followed. “Team four?
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