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

March 27th, 2552 Busywork Tow Truck Driver/metallurgist’s apprentice/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting Well, since they couldn’t have me just sitting around moping, Cookie and Mac worked together to get me some kind of assignment on the project. I understand that the powers-that-be want to make sure I don’t break something during the reverse engineering […]

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

March 18th, 2552 Nobody knows nothing Tow Truck Driver/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting Another day and no signs of ships from Dancer’s Retreat, and we were forced to watch as a squadron of fighters from the Edda headed out to find out what was going on. Six hours for them, two days […]

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

March 16th, 2552 Hurry up and Wait Tow Truck Driver/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting Today, a squadron from the Valkyrie’s View was supposed to return and guide the rest of us in. I’d spent the morning, being poked prodded and tested in the hopes that I’d be allowed to go, but no […]

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

March 13th, 2552 “Live Feed” Tow Truck Driver/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting Today was a tad surreal. We were treated to the ‘live feed’ from Dancer’s landing, at least that’s what they called it for the non-astrophysicists in the fleet. Everyone was talking about Dancer’s Retreat – the new name for VV […]

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

March 12th, 2552 Some pieces not for use with other sets Tow Truck Driver/mechanic’s apprentice/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting I spent the morning conferencing with Cookie and Mac on the changes I worked out with Fipps. Cookie was the one who found the issue before anyone else. We worked out the changes on individual […]

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

March 11th, 2552 Some Assembly Required Tow Truck Driver/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting Fipps set the telescope up, but all we saw was yesterday’s news. Well, technically it was the day before yesterday’s news if what he’s telling me is right. Let’s face it, the only part of relativity that I’ve ever […]

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

March 10th, 2552 Clean-up on Aisle 2 Maintenance Droid – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting Well, Dancer should have been back with the fleet for at least 12 hours now, although I think what we can see is her first foray planet-side doing the touch down – she’s still a day away or so from actually […]

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

March 9th, 2552 Catch and Release Tow Truck Driver/mechanic’s apprentice – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting Today was kind of like yesterday, only in reverse. Fipps turned the scientific equipment over to me and I mounted it on the Pavane. After Cookie and Mac reviewed everything remotely, Fipps came back for a final systems check. Dancer […]

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

March 8th, 2552 Catch Me if you can Tow Truck Driver/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting So – we’ve been able to confirm that the fleet made it to VV 271.1 but of course, what we’re seeing is not what they’re doing. In fact, I had just finished hauling my gear to the […]

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