Category Archives: Astro Tramp 400

Character study: Zeegon Pendraegg

There was a saying, or perhaps a very short anecdote. It explained how to get to Vola Par from the capital. Travel north until your feeder vents clog with mosquitoes. Then turn left. It was one of Zeegon’s favourite sayings. … Continue reading

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Panda Egg, Part 1

It was said, in the dark days when the Zhraakyn forged the Empire of the Halfmoon Throne out of the ruins of the old Aquila dynasties, that many things were forgotten. And more than forgotten – lies replaced fact, fantasy … Continue reading

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Heavy to Industrial-Grade Mythos

Day 80. 70 pages, 33,036 words. Suspending word count at this point. The following excerpts come from the prologue to The Last Days of Earth. From here on out I’m focussing on my unexpected new short story anthology for a … Continue reading

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Checking In

Day 79. 70 pages, 33,036 words. So it was a fun and busy midsummer weekend and now things are looking even crazier. Lots of fun though, and I’m looking forward to getting started … I’m just not sure how much … Continue reading

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The Cult of the Spirit

Day 59. 64 pages, 30,172 words. Most sentient cultures self-governed, if they needed to be governed at all, by some form of organisation run and regulated by intelligent members of the species. That just made sense. At a certain point … Continue reading

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Zero (Thick of Mind, Part 19)

Day 54. 64 pages, 30,172 words. Working on it. Pretor The pressed on the door chime and waited, stiffly at attention, until the commander-or-whatever acknowledged her call. When the door opened she strode in unhesitatingly. “Overspecialist The,” the commander said. … Continue reading

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The Return of Jadis (Thick of Mind, Part 18)

Day 53. 64 pages, 30,172 words. He sat in the green shade, listening to the whispering of the leaves. They told a story. They told him who he was. They always had. He just never quite managed to remember. Back … Continue reading

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