Category Archives: Original Fiction

Caroline’s Star, Part 4: Kardashev’s Children

This post is the capstone and intersection of six other posts covering the Caroline’s Star, the Inheritance chronicle, and the Prophecy of Macaper: [Dec 2014] Caroline’s Star Part 1: Phenomenal Cosmic Power, in which I examine the evidence for an … Continue reading

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Decoherence

This story won Second Prize in the Pod and Planet 2015/YC117 contest in the 8000 Suns category. While it is a bit speculative, it is very much based on existing canon (specifically Templar One) and the science it explicitly states (even if … Continue reading

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Emergence

This story was awarded Third Prize in the Pod and Planet 2015/YC117 contest in the Day in the Life category. As I tend to do, I’m writing pseudo-canon; close enough that it might be true, but far enough that it’s … Continue reading

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Shattered Wormhole Exploration Phase 1

For the last few months, my former corpmate Uxeric Straevaras (@straevaras on Twitter) and I have been cataloguing every shattered wormhole we have come across. We’ve also added in a number of reports from others, particularly Gora Int, another SSC … Continue reading

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“Unchained” Wins First Place in Pod & Planet Day in the Life

In case you somehow missed it on Twitter and Reddit, I’m very pleased to announce that Unchained, a speculative story about the creation of The Other, won the top prize in the Pod & Planet Day in the Life category! … Continue reading

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J005299 – Sansha’s Override

This is a very brief post, largely for future reference. Future Corps / Sleeper Social Club has been exploring every shattered system we find in depth. So far, other than Thera itself, the most interesting system we’ve found has been … Continue reading

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Unchained

This is a story written for the YC 116 Pod and Planet contest. It was the top prize winner in the Day in the Life category! Thanks once again to Sam (and the judges and sponsors) for running this awesome annual … Continue reading

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Intercession Audiobook by EVE Reader

The great Zendane at EVE Reader just completed and posted his audiobook version of Intercession. It turned out better than I ever thought possible. He actually recruited several other people to help him with conversation voices and it worked really … Continue reading

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Behind the Curtain

For those curious, I wanted to give a few bits of background to the stories I wrote for Pod and Planet. I’ll work backward, and will bullet point it to TLDR things as much as possible. NOTE: SPOILERS AHEAD; READ … Continue reading

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Pod and Planet 2013 Results: “Intercession” Wins Grand Prize!

Wow. So Telegram Sam announced the results of this year’s Pod and Planet contest. I submitted three entries, two of which won prizes. I’ll talk briefly and spoiler-free about my submissions, the category winners, and some others I liked from … Continue reading

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