December 25, 2012. Christmas. An annual Terra Firma holiday before the new year. But this was not for celebration, religious contemplation, and gifts under a green, twinkling tree in someone’s house. Humans, however, were recovering from the Wave’s devastating, life-altering effects that could get worse by the minute. Terrans appeared all over, demonized as living … Continue reading What Do We Know – Titan Spires
Any sentient species in the galaxy can sum up the major transportation systems by one word: resourceful. When you can’t use one method for space travel, others are available, for a price. Simpler species, like the humans of Terra Firma, could assume there is one method just by calculating the vast distances between worlds, their … Continue reading What Do We Know – Slipspace Transportation
Throughout the Galactic Republic, Slipspace is rudimentary to the government’s power, the lifeblood to the Milky Way galaxy. But the technology is not a permanent stream; this universe is bound to its limitations. Being simple in design, an artificially grown crystal with a specific ion matrix is used as a fuel source and the true representation of hybrid tech. It is hard to manufacture but incredibly self-reliant for all communications. But what is Slipspace?
The Milky Way galaxy; quiet from afar but busy from within. Humans on Terra Firma still conflict with each other whether life exists outside the Sol system, or their planet is the universe’s center to be that naive, while fighting over who’s religion is right or wrong. But it’s no secret. The galaxy is full … Continue reading What Do We Know – The Galactic Republic
Happy Halloween, folks. The second novel is still not done. That's just the hard fact to stomach, and I know it's taking this long to write it. I figure that since it's taken this long, I'll just have to cave and share what I have. One chapter. Just one. That's all you will get for … Continue reading Mana Pool – The Ghost Factor – Chapter 1 Sample
On New Year’s Day morning, the White House was still under lockdown since the nation-wide massacre. Bodies were still being picked up across the capitol by the truckload, cars and infrastructure damaged to untold sums of repair costs, and people had their faces to the live news of the Oval Office. Sarah Winchester, Secretary of … Continue reading What Do We Know – Containment Protocol and After
This is the first in a series of Mana Pool draft notes—facts, history, characters, species, politics, locations, etc.—and are subject to change for the final result. Enjoy the readings. ***** One week after popular media became infatuated with Jaruka Teal’s presence, report the damage of the controversial containment protocol, and debate the “terran threat,” a … Continue reading What Do We Know – The Wave