Intermission 01: The Transmission

The signal propagated near instantly, leaping from station to station on drones and Lighthorses, faster even than light could convey it. Once the decision had been made, it was made, the Martians would get no takebacks. All Across the solar system and beyond, screens were coming on, news stations were being overwritten with new broadcasts, … Continue reading Intermission 01: The Transmission

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Perverse Instantiation

Newton Class Starship MSCV Destiny of Light Hyperbolic Stellar Escape Trajectory 1 AU from Ross 154 November 2219 Forty-nine seconds after the annihilation of Magellan station, the light of the event reached the Destiny of Light during their pre-warp burn and reality skewed itself apart. The planetoid exploded into a massive system-spanning dendritic fractal structure, … Continue reading Perverse Instantiation

Integral

Main Server Bank Command Level UNDFS Oculus Station Ceres November 2219 “Alright then,” the android said to the datamancer, “let’s talk.” Jacob Chryse’s mission completion bar ticked one step further at the android’s words, and chains of mission orders updated on his HUD. “The reshapers?” Jacob asked, quickly pulling up the rehearsed lines the data … Continue reading Integral

Particle Tracks

Newton Class Starship MSCV Empiricist Hyperbolic Stellar Escape Trajectory 12 AUs from HD189245 October 2219 The Empiricist fell back into spacetime after forty-three days in warp. The technicolor warp tunnel vanished from the wallscreens to reveal a pale and troubled young sun wandering by itself in the dark vastness of space. The system was empty … Continue reading Particle Tracks