Author Archives: john

Garnet (part 5)

The body’s condition matched the information I had been given: heavy bruising around the head and chest, decompression injuries, broken terminal. It was dressed in simple coveralls, useless for survival in vacuum. Both Peri and Hu Kielo, the groundside doctor, … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Garnet (part 4)

Walking came to me much easier than I had expected, and gravity seemed to push back the nauseous haze I had almost grown accustomed to. Even with a pull merely a tenth that of home’s, I felt grounded, felt solid; … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Garnet (part 3)

Just shy of three years later, another fragment. I’m tentatively back on the blogging thing, though at this point I’m not setting any hard guidelines for what gets published. It’s a hard follow-on from the previous fragment, so probably best … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Garnet (part 2)

(just a fragment for now!) — In the end, I had drifted back to sleep. The thought of moving around was still intimidating, and my mind seemed unable to settle down and work properly on anything I set it to. … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged | 1 Comment

Garnet (part 1)

I woke up in the dark and I didn’t know where I was. I could hear voices but no words. My body complained to me in unfamiliar ways – dizziness, disorientation, and a strange feeling of being about to fall. … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged | 1 Comment

Meeting of Minds

I spent most of today’s writing time working on something that’s not quite ready yet – hopefully it will be up later this week. In the meantime, please have something inspired by Paul’s recent burst of AW hack activity! Or … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Desert (part 2 of ?)

Not sure I like where this ends, but it’s midnight so up it goes. — Tam started when the voice rang out, nearly falling backwards off her chair. It rang out a second time, harsh and peremptory, barking out orders … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

BONUS ROUND: Adventures in the Sky, introduction

Despite planning to only post on weekdays, I’ve decided to do something a little different on weekends – namely, an annotated playthrough of sorts of Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean, an RPG on the Gamecube that I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Administration | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Desert (part 1 of ?)

So it’s Blaugust once again – there’s even a goddamn facebook group now – and I’m in it to win it this time. Not super happy with how this one came out, but them’s the breaks. — The gate was … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment

All The Lost

“People of Earth, my fellow human beings, please hear me: we stand at the beginning of a new era. For all of our lives – for all of the lives of our parents, our grandparents, for all of reliably recorded … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , | Leave a comment