“We could now turn and set course for the Pleiades,” Andrew finally said after they together studied the GalMap and the various roads from there. The Pleiades were one of the most famous star clusters and so to say the sister cluster to the Hyades. Elvira Martuuk looked eager. She had relaxed quite a bit […]Read more "Three Demons"
They had decided where to go next. The thing with space – contrary to a graviton highway – is that you can always go in an infinite number of directions, as long as there are stars in range. And since they were still attuning the new Arsenic Injection System to Andrew’s Asp, they had many […]Read more "The Sisters"
“So, you old pirate. Where are you taking me?” Elvira Martuuk leaned against the pilot’s seat. She was behind him and looked over his shoulder and onto the holographic galaxy map. For the first time in an age, Andrew thought he smelled perfume, even though it was only the faintest trace. No, he was sure. […]Read more "Giant Strides"
“No, Andrew. I just can’t. Too much work to do with all you space folks coming here and asking me to tune their FSD’s. Sometimes I wish I never invented that Arsenic Injection System but then again, I guess, I would just be that grumpy old lady nobody would ever visit in a sun’s lifetime.” […]Read more "Taking Her Out"
Teaser: On November 1st 3302 AD the AGS Intrepid finally called port at Irkutsk, Alioth system, after having explored the far reaches of the Milky Way for almost eleven months. The details of the Distant Worlds Expedition are still worked on. Stay tuned!Read more "Darling, I’m Home!"
„Sir, the word is just out in the Alliance Navy. They called off all remaining ships of the Long Arm and ordered them to return to base. Officially, no one will admit it’s been a disaster but rumors among their scouts say otherwise: That it’s been a mess from the very start and ended in […]Read more "Voices From The Past"
For more than a thousand years the Eagle Nebula – also known as the Star Queen Nebula, the Spire, Messier 16 or NGC 6611 – has been one of the most iconic deep sky objects in astronomy. Its overall shape and makeup, combined with some vivid and masterfully crafted visual images promoted the rise of […]Read more "To The Core, Part II"