The loss of material things can hurt us. A ship, a wallet, a treasured family heirloom. Even worse if they were things that weren't strictly yours to lose. But the immaterial losses. Their absence burns forever. "Hey, sweetie. I know you hate it when I get all soft like this, but...I miss you. … Continue reading Unforgiven
So, baby No more crying Only chaos No relying On someone to save us.
Right now, I'm staring out of the balcony window of an apartment in central Reykjavik. I fly back to the UK at some ungodly hour in the morning, but for now I'm watching it snow sideways, and trying to collect my thoughts from the last week. Fanfest 2017. I've been asked to describe "what it … Continue reading OOC: Short Space of Time
This was my entry to the 'Amore Tank Your Hearts' writing contest - and I was very happy to be awarded 2nd place in the 'short story' category! If you enjoy reading EVE fiction, please go take a look at the other entries - all are well worth it 🙂 “There is some music that … Continue reading Phantom Sound
It really is quite beautiful out here. Serene. Peaceful. Deceptively so. It felt fitting that I’d ventured to the upper observation plaza as we passed Yulai IX. The system’s blue star combined with the glacial surface of the ice planet cast a soft, almost ethereal light through the glass panes. It brought with it a … Continue reading Time Heals
"My brother is going to fly a ship some day." "So? My auntie owns three ships already!" "But she doesn't fly them herself. She makes other people do it." "They're still her ships! I saw one of them, it was really really big." "How did you get to see a proper ship? I bet it was just a shuttle." … Continue reading Through Innocent Eyes
All alliance assets returned, titles and roles surrendered, final farewells said. The last of my serviceable ships still in the area was the Ashimmu-class cruiser my capsule was now controlling. It had taken a mammoth logistical effort to move a year and a half’s worth of my life out of the nullsec region and back … Continue reading Inherited Debts