Archive for the 'Short Stories' Category

Jupiter Mission – Error

From the Captain’s log USS Discovery, Wed Aug 22 2012 10:59:59 GMT Hal was right. Tracking shows our course is significantly off of plan.  The difference exactly matches what Hal said it would be.  We have escaped Earth’s gravity and are in fact in independent orbit around the sun however that orbit is in fact […]

Jupiter Mission – Launch

Fri Aug 10th 2012 14:43:45 The Earth escape / Jupiter Ejection burn is complete but not without some drama from both an expected and an unexpected source. The expected source was assorted wits at mission control.  This entire project has been positively rife with references to the movie “2001: A Space Odyssey” and it’s sequel.  […]

Jupiter Mission – Pre-Launch

From the Captain’s log USS Discovery, Fri Aug 10th 2012 13:07:09 GMT Today’s the day.  Launch day. Years of work and planing come down to a moment about an hour and thirty one minutes from now when we’ll fire the main engines to escape Earth orbit and send ourselves into an orbit that will bring […]

Race Against Death

Ralph Middleton sat crouched in an alley. It was midnight. Where is Michelle – he questioned himself. Michelle, his newest case, was a ghost. She was supposed to meet Ralph in the alley, at midnight. Together, they only had one minute to make it to the Middle Grounds, protected by the only time of night […]

Dreams, A True Love Story [Part 3]

[Click here for part two] After we got over the initial surprise of finding out Amanda was pregnant we settled into something of a normal routine.  It wasn’t quite the same as before of course because now what was and was not good for the baby became a factor in a lot of things. The […]