Surrendering to the Inevitable… Saura was plastered to the view port, staring into an area of space that appeared to be empty of stars. Her ears were forward, almost quivering, and her eyes held a distant look. “Do you want to do this?” Deep diving the vasty, guiding a ship through space without maps of […]
Seok’s hand snapped out, catching me by the throat. His long fingers wrapped almost twice around my neck as he lifted me off my feet to stare into my face. “The Vivi Zant Human.” His grip tightened until I felt my heart punching beats inside my chest. My fingers pried at his boney hand as […]
After a very long gap, I’m back. Like most of us, quarantine slowed me down, but that is not the true reason for my absence. I have been self-publishing a series! The first two books of the Starchild Series, Taking the Stars and Taking Control, are available on Amazon in paperback, and on KDP in […]
Anything beyond light swearing is highly discouraged around our allies: we have too many explicit phrases that could be misinterpreted as invitations to the more literal-minded.
When I told Saurubi Cerros Syrhas my story, how raiders had attacked my world, killed the adults and took the children as slaves, she looked at me with her great, amber eyes and declared, “Obvious you were not where the Mother Universe intended you to be.” I was shocked. Sickened. Angry with her cold analysis. […]
I dream. I dream every time I sleep. It terrifies me. The Earth Alliance Marines thought it put a fire in my belly, a little bit of psycho in my head. They said it gave me a purpose. They put me on the frontier, enforcing EA law on the stations, asteroid colonies, junker cities and […]
The hard reality of space Space is not a nice place. It’s cold. It’s lonely. It does not know compassion and it does not forgive. It makes you hollow by stealing the things you know and the people you love. It eats your body and sucks away your memories. It twists time so that everything […]