54-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

February 23rd, 2552 9th Day Races Shuttle pilot/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice – Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting I have a new side project to work on, one I actually have some experience in. One of the things the fleet planned for us this 9th day was some races. Each ship pulled a pilot from their exploration team […]

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53-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

February 22nd, 2552 Boxing as Therapy Shuttle pilot/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice – Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting I realize it was probably part of the investigation, but Tower was in the gym when I got there. I haven’t really done any training since the last time I needed this particular form of therapy, but he and several […]

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52-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

February 21st, 2552 Cold Reality Shuttle pilot/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice – Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting We lost another crewman today. One of the conscriptees was found in a restricted area of the ship. Ship’s security investigated it – they took a whole 10 minutes out of their day to look into his past and the scene […]

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51-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

February 20th, 2552 Psych Eval Shuttle pilot/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice – Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting 4 months since I was assigned to the Vision Project, 3 Months after leaving Tera-prime and being dumped on the Valkyrie’s view, a month after we lose half of a ship’s crew and just days after another pilot is killed – […]

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50-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

February 19th, 2552 Troubleshooting Shuttle pilot/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice – Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting They broke Big Momma again – Different pilots, different pressures, different breakage– same arm. I looked at it, looked at Mac and shook my head – the chances of two different pilots using the same tools, doing the same job and breaking […]

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49-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

February 18th, 2552 A new Project Shuttle pilot/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice – Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting It seems that before I can work on adding an arm to the Gumbo, I need to work on the arm on Big Momma. It started malfunctioning during some of the training runs for taking samples. So, I have to […]

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48-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

February 17th, 2552 Stir Crazy Shuttle pilot/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice – Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting It seems that the attitude of the flight deck is following the science department’s lead – the only pilots who need to work on landing and dusting off from different surfaces are the pilots selected for the exploration missions, so all […]

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47-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

February 16th, 2552 Assignment Envy Shuttle pilot/Lab Rat/Mechanic’s Apprentice – Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting The science boys have mapped out the area and have identified several likely planets to explore – with FTL up and operational, the plan is to leave the Valhalla as our base of operations and then have different ships take different […]

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46-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

February 15th, 2552 Wrong Pilot, Right Time Shuttle pilot/Lab Rat/mechanic in training – Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting Sometimes you get assignments based on the best person for the job – when you can plan things out— that’s what happens when things go according to plan. The universe, it seems, loves a plan, and how little […]

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45-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

February 14th, 2552 Shakedown cruise Pilot of the RS Gumbo/Lab Rat/mechanic in training – Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting I have been informed by several people in several departments, that I am not taking myself and/or my position seriously enough. Several people demanded I rename my ship with something more heroic but— that’s just not who […]

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