Is this right? Her fingers hovered above the datapad, visibly shaking. There were a lot of zeroes at the end of that number. A lot more than she had ever expected. She'd been willing to wait several more years to put her name to this transaction, but the universe had seen fit to deal her … Continue reading The Gift From Beyond
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