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Black Honey Wings, Part XIX

Day 49. 188 pages, 88,788 words. “How badly might this have gone for us if those guys hadn’t been the worst bounty hunters in the central colonies?” Skell mused. Drago looked into his drink. They were sitting on opposite sides … Continue reading

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Black Honey Wings, Part XVIII

Day 47. 180 pages, 85,352 words. Drago was knocked off his feet when the docking bay exploded, even though he was several passages away and one level up from where he had entered the cargo hold when the A-Mod 400 … Continue reading

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Black Honey Wings, Part XVII

Day 12. 54 pages, 23,969 words. It ended up taking him a couple of minutes, and even Barducci’s lung capacity wasn’t that great. He was forced to take a few shallow, retch-inducing breaths inside the clipper before rolling out of the hole … Continue reading

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Black Honey Wings, Part XVI

Day 11. 52 pages, 23,147 words. The ship, a battered gunmetal-grey tube like a huge torpedo, lay along one wall of the cargo hold. It was canted slightly onto its side with its underbelly unceremoniously cut open. Oddly apropos, considering that the … Continue reading

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Black Honey Wings, Part XV

Day 10. 49 pages, 21,933 words. The Noro Metak bared her huge square teeth and rumbled menacingly as she levelled the gun at Barducci. It was, he noted with detachment, actually some sort of incendiary cutter used for mining. It had been … Continue reading

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Black Honey Wings, Part XIV

Day 9. 47 pages, 21,076 words. No shit done this weekend. Barducci had time to wonder, as the enormous Noro Metak female thundered towards him, whether Dool had gone off-script enough to have more than one Noro crewmate. It didn’t really matter, … Continue reading

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Black Honey Wings, Part XIII

Day 8. 47 pages, 21,076 words. No shit done this weekend. Noro Metak buccaneers, according to the general rules of the goodwill ambassador exchange program, were not allowed command positions on starships over a certain size and armament grade. There were all … Continue reading

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