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NaNoWriMo 2012, part 2

Yesterday was a write-off, but at least there was a write-in today. Still behind par but at least I’m writing! — I checked my watch; there was still an hour before I needed to meet up with Vanessa. Not long … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2012, part 1

Well, November has rolled around and I’ve found myself signing up to National Novel Writing Month, with the hopeful objective of managing to pound out a fifty thousand word novel by the 30th. Fun! My NaNo profile is here, but … Continue reading

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Excursion

It’s too dark for me to see much, but I can feel the floor roughening beneath my feet as I move forward, so I know I’m going the right way. The texture is far less welcoming than the flowing lines … Continue reading

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Examination, part 2

:( Needs so much editing but better to post it now and do that later, I need sleeeeeeeep — Alex was still breathing steadily as Sarah stepped up to the table. She passed a hand over his head and was … Continue reading

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Examination, part 1

Sarah knew that she was in trouble the moment she heard the knock at the door. The house systems had told her that Ruby’s code was being used to sign for entry, but she’d been told that nobody would be … Continue reading

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Galacian Espionage

Field report Commander, The young lieutenant is mostly keeping on top of her duties. She’s been doing most of the logistics supervision herself, and has done a very good job of it – it’s obvious that she’s got an agile … Continue reading

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Prosthetics

late late late and lame lame lame — I’m not squeamish about prosthetics. I want to make that clear right from the start.┬áSo when I was asked if I wanted to swap my legs out for prosthetics, I didn’t refuse … Continue reading

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Airlock

So here we are with a late start for Blaugust 2012. Just a little piece that follows on from some of my earlier stuff, thrown together in a couple of hours when I realised I had no time left. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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WWN silliness

Was it all over? Standing to one side in the chapel, watching the battered and bloody woman Sine collapse back onto a pew with a disgusted look on her face, Herros felt as if his usefulness in the day’s battle … Continue reading

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Expanse

I sit down for a while to catch my breath. It’s been a long time since I ran as hard as I just did, and my throat stings as cold air rushes in. It would hurt less if I slowed … Continue reading

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