Space Opera

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 19

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 19

...when Okoli came out with his brainless slander against the personhood movement, she’d responded, We don’t do that anymore … Killing people is counterproductive. Read More »

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 18

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 18

A duo of trekkies hauled Glory out of the telepresence cubicle. She protested furiously. “I was in the middle of something!” “Sorry, dudette. Captain’s orders.” Read More »

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 17

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 17

The Kalashnikovs had been printed right here on 11073 Galapagos; they were made of the same tough plastic that the Galapajin used for everything from spacesuit parts to furniture. The ammunition had arrived via the tunnel in the Yonezawas’ basement. Read More »

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 16

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 16

Like every residence in the asteroid, the Yonezawas’ house had a deep basement that was supposed to function as a panic room. In fact, the airlock leading to the basement was so old it probably wouldn’t work, even if they cleared out all the stuff th... Read More »

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 15

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 15

Generations of humans had dreamed of uploading their personalities to the cloud, achieving godlike powers of mentation and de facto immortality. That dream remained distant, in terms of both theory and technical feasibility. But brain-computer interf... Read More »

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 14

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 14

The Galapagos Incident Chapter 14   Elfrida knew that in order to have a hope of extricating Yumiko from the gibbet, she needed a better understanding of how she’d gotten there in the first place. Yonezawa refused to answer her questions; he jus... Read More »

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 13

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 13

Yonezawa, Ushijima, and Yumiko were all suspended in cages shaped like hipped vases. The cages hung from a girder above the alley known as the shotengai, or shopping mall. Yumiko was in the middle, Ushijima on her right, Yonezawa on her left. They we... Read More »

Review: Starhawk by Jack McDevitt

Review: Starhawk by Jack McDevitt

Known for his epic journeys beyond the stars, iconic SF writer Jack McDevitt takes us once again on a fantastic voyage into the future with his latest novel Starhawk. Read More »

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 12

The Galapagos Incident: Chapter 12

The woman had been referring, as it turned out, not to Captain Okoli’s choice of viewing matter, but only to the hazardous state of his cabin. In contrast to the captain’s spic-and-span personal demeanor, his cabin was ankle-deep in gadgets, bits and... Read More »

Drawing Star Wars aged 9

Drawing Star Wars aged 9

Star Wars inspired a generation: John White started drawing the movie 37 years ago.... Read More »

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