A Year Among the Stars – Allegory

I’m attending a writer’s retreat this weekend and one of the exercises for overcoming writer’s block was to look at a picture and put an element from the picture into your story – you don’t need to include it – but I think I’ll keep it…  My picture prompt was a kitten… and this was […]

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This week’s Thursday’s Threads entry

Every week Siobhan Muir runs #ThursThreads – a Flash fiction contest that runs from 7 AM  Time to 8 PM Mountain Time. The prompt is chosen from a line from the previous week’s winning tale, and you must include the prompt in the story – you cannot change the tense and the only thing you […]

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A Year Among the Stars – Afterward

I hope you all enjoyed this story as much as I did writing it. Doing a serial is always a challenge because you’re trying to keep the story fresh and entertaining – Thank you for coming with me on this journey. I am currently participating in the 42 Flash Challenge, where I try to write […]

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January 10, 2021

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

December 31st, 2552 – Forming a more perfect union Consociation Pilot Kat James Reporting One year ago, I was in a holding cell, contemplating what the coming year would bring. Today I find myself on the observation deck of the Valkyrie’s View, looking out across the horizon. I have seen things I could never have […]

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

December 30th, 2552 – Reintegration. Consociation Pilot Kat James Reporting I can see why the Fates said we’re dangerous, I can see why the Parataph said were children playing with guns. I can see where we really, really need someone to watch over us. Because if we do this on our own. There are going […]

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

December 29th, 2552 – Piecing things together. Consociation Pilot Kat James Reporting Fipps spent the better part of the day trying to explain things to me. All I really know is that I was close to the void when the supernova hit. I tried to jump out of the way but there was no place […]

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

December 28th, 2552 – Lather, Rinse, Explode. Consociation Pilot Kat James Reporting Well, my little escapades did draw a lot of attention to the void and put a great big spot of normal space in the middle of it. There was no way the Lasatiea could miss the flare, and being who they are, they […]

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

December 27th, 2552 – Green Light; Red Light. Consociation Pilot Kat James Reporting Oh man, where do I begin? Yesterday – The others stayed with the Askmiri while I went over the ship to make sure I was ready for what could be a giant step for us – or one of those agonizing moments […]

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

December 26th, 2552 – That was… Interesting? Consociation Pilot Kat James Reporting Well, there were some very, very unexpected results of opening up the well when and where I did. I was halfway through the transit pathway for the second time – proving that the paths are semi-standardized I timed it so that I was […]

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