Category: Nexus

  • From contrivance to reality

    So it’s been a while since my last proper blog post.  I haven’t been doing much writing lately, more sort of plotting. So tonight I’m going to tackle the issue of gender balance in my stories. Initially my thinking was that I wanted to have female characters in roles that are traditionally filled by males.  […]

  • No fancy cover for Servant of the Siphen

    No fancy cover for Servant of the Siphen

    Why Servant of the Sipehn and other works will have basic functional covers.

  • Revisiting old projects and sanity

    So I didn’t hit my target of Thursday for Part 4 of The Rescue. It’s a bummer, but sometimes things will not always go the way I want, and I need to accept that and try to move on. Part of the problem is that I’ve got to this point where I’m a bit anxious […]

  • Update on updating

    Okay.  I’ve pushed the update clock back a week. The reason is so that I can have a one week buffer.  If updates start to become easier and more frequent, all well and good, but for now I want to have something to put out there even if I have a crap week.  Besides, it’s […]

  • Introducing Andrea

    Introducing Andrea

    Dr. Andrea MacNeil is the Orion’s computer systems specialist. The Orion’s computer core is the subject of her ongoing research.

  • Introducing Caroline

    Introducing Caroline

    Caroline Trueman is the commander of the Orion. She and her crew were chosen for the exploration tour because of their ability to handle long assignments in deep space, although they were not the only crew to request the Orion.

  • Introducing the Siphen

    Introducing the Siphen

    The Siphen are an alien race existing as and subsisting on high forms of energy. They have brought about a state of catastrophic entropy in their own universe.

  • The red pen comes out for Flight of Passion

    The red pen comes out for Flight of Passion

    I have a bunch of edits planned that will make significant changes so you can expect to see another version possibly Feb next year depending on how things go. So if you want to make an argument in favour of keeping the parts I’m planning to cut, you kind of need to make it soon.

  • Introducing Tegan

    Introducing Tegan

    On the Orion, Tegan Brown is the Chief Security Officer.  Her presence on an away team is an advantage in combat situations.  She is skilled with the plasma rifle and by necessity is proficient in unarmed combat as well. Tegan was assigned by her request just before the Orion mission began.  During the exploration phase […]