Category Archives: The Book of Pinian

Pretty Balls At Rest

Zeegon climbed the final ramp and stepped out into the light. Already unwrapping his lunch, he ambled along the gentle slope and groaned his way into a sitting position on the warm metal. He looked up at the sky and … Continue reading

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The Blind Time Traveller

This will probably be the last of these I post for a bit, I’m aiming to get the book done soon and I want to have a few stories left to make it worth the €5 for the e-book. It … Continue reading

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Did an interview the other day

By a random series of coincidences, my man Jonathan Itkobloom brought this Twitter thread to my attention a while ago. I signed up to do an interview and get word of my books to a new corner of the Internet, … Continue reading

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The Riddlespawn

This got pretty long, and quite complicated as the distant past of the Void Dimension and the ancient species that live there began coming out of the woodwork. I won’t say careful readers of my published works should be able … Continue reading

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The Fang o’ God (reboot)

Because this is my blog and I can. Just in case you didn’t read the first version, here is the edited second version with the tertiary plotline replaced with a more standard shipwreck. And it let me add in a … Continue reading

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The Golden Idol

“Captain?” Galana tapped on the comms panel again. “Captain Hartigan?” there was no response. She looked up at the ceiling. “Computer,” she said, “is the Captain awake?” “Not fully,” the Conch replied smoothly. “I have begun the process of waking … Continue reading

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Random … Tuesday thoughts? Yeah, Tuesday.

I sat and read the first two chapters of Tales of the Always Night to Wump and Toop tonight. It was an interesting experience. I became aware that the first main chapter was rather too much waffling and politics without … Continue reading

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Random aki’Pedia entries

At a bit of a loss and having trouble getting The Last Days of Earth done, so instead here’s a little bonus post with some aki’Pedia entries. Today I tackled Arbus Rosedian by way of the Tenth Elders, and of course … Continue reading

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Today on the aki’Pedia

Threw down a couple more starships (including the Betty’s Child), and went off on a little jaunt about gadrón-leaf alcohol. Good times. Re-reading some of The Final Fall of Man, just to keep it all fresh in my mind and give … Continue reading

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Chittle

It wasn’t much to look at. Or it was quite a bit to look at, but all packed into a rather small package. Chittle was the size, and approximately the shape, of a badly-halved apple. A little lopsided dome of … Continue reading

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