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

March 15th, 2552 Study in green Tow Truck Driver/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting New suit, still class C- but at least I’m not being studied. I am, however, being recorded. This is to make sure I don’t screw anything up, and if I do— there is an audit trail. I pulled the […]

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

March 2nd, 2552 Researching the Research Tow Truck Driver/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting Today was spent shuttling people between ships as we prepare to separate into our mission groups. I guess they’re getting all their physical time in while they can. Transmissions are all well and good, but since we haven’t figured […]

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

February 12th, 2552 A moment Shuttle pilot/Lab Rat/mechanic in training – Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting I nearly hit someone today, which usually a good sign that I need to back off and regroup, only I’m on a ship that’s more like a small town. Sure there are people I haven’t met and haven’t ticked off […]

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

February 11th, 2552 Failure to maintain Philosopher/Shuttle pilot/Lab Rat/mechanic in training – Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting The universe is not a forgiving place. Sometimes we forget that— sometimes the reminder is a little hard to take. We really didn’t have time to mourn properly when the Twilight ruptured, we were too busy trying to make […]

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

February 6th, 2552 Robot arm Metallurgy trainee/Lab Rat – Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting It would seem that working in an iso suit is like working in a spacesuit that is far more delicate and unforgiving and you have almost no dexterity whatsoever. Working in an iso suit over a spacesuit is just plain ridiculous. On […]

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

February 5th, 2552 New Job, better job Concerned Pilot/Metallurgist/Mechanic/Lab Rat – Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting Today was the first landing on an alien planet, well, almost landing, almost tragedy. Remember how I said that we were making plans based on things we know while poking at the unknown? Yeah that… Turns out that at least […]

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

January 25th, 2552 Bad seed Katherine ‘Kat’ James reporting If I didn’t like Daniel’s before— I’d adore him now. When the ship’s guard brought me before him for breaking curfew, he just looked at them, and then he looked at them some more before shaking his head. “Gentlemen— we’re on a ship, in space, thousands, […]

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