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

December 25th, 2552 – A Brief Briefing. Consociation Pilot Kat James Reporting Once more into the breach, at least that was the plan. Today was a day for resynchronizing the fleet and making sure everyone is on the same clock. I’m heading out early in the morning after another rest period. I’ll be alone, which […]

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

December 24th, 2552 – Do not open till Christmas Consociation Pilot Kat James Reporting We’ve been prepping for the mission, as much as anyone can prepare to do something so monumentally stupid that it should have a warning label, and as many safeties as you can put on it. The interesting thing was, without meaning […]

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

December 23rd, 2552 – Poking Holes in Dams Consociation Pilot Kat James Reporting We’re still waiting for the results to come back from Fipps before we get the go-ahead for the next phase of testing, which meant a lot of mindless flights where all I could really do is sit and watch the nothingness go […]

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