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

April 5th, 2552 Isolation Voice of reason/Schroedinger’s Kat/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting I really don’t know what the brass is thinking. It’s bad enough the 5.7 is on the Twilight of the Gods but now all the scientists, technicians and mechanics who are reverse engineering her are now all nicely stationed on the ship […]

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

April 4th, 2552  Trust Tow Truck Driver/Schroedinger’s Kat/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting I’m beginning to think my desirability is based on the phase of the moon – today I was ushered away from the 5.7 as the process of taking it apart revealed something. Thing is, when they took apart my ship, my version […]

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

April 3rd, 2552 Look but don’t touch Tow Truck Driver/Schroedinger’s Kat/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting Well, my experiment at least got me a cheap seat in the hangar. I wasn’t allowed to touch anything, and they carefully placed me away from power tools and decompression points. I didn’t think pointing out that the entire […]

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

April 2nd, 2552 Just Friends Tow Truck Driver/Schroedinger’s Kat/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting I did finally take pity on Fipps, and accepted that in his world we’re ‘just friends.’ I mean, I was trying to be funny and while his reaction was rather comical— ultimately I guess the joke was on me. Tower told […]

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

March 29th, 2552 Findings Tow Truck Driver/metallurgist’s apprentice/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting So, after all the cloak and dagger work they decided that it was time to hold a briefing and go over their findings, not with the fleet, not just with the mechanics, and God forbid they talk to me— no, they reported […]

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

March 28th, 2552 Stress points Tow Truck Driver/metallurgist’s apprentice/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting Tower and Fipps have been doing their best to keep me occupied and out of the way, but by midday, they’d had to call for re-enforcements. Cookie tried being reasonable and when that didn’t work Mac went straight to the facts. […]

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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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86–Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

March 26th, 2552 Age vs Beauty Tow Truck Driver/Gumbo Cook and caretaker/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting I’m not allowed to touch the new ship— they don’t even want her in the same compartment as My Gumbo. Aside from yesterday’s walkthrough— I haven’t gotten to see the ship, I can’t put her through her paces […]

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

March 25rd, 2552 Need to Know Tow Truck Driver/Usual Suspect/mechanic’s apprentice/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting I wasn’t the only person to recognize the general build of the ‘package.’ You can wrap it up however you like, but a ship is going to look like a ship under wraps unless you box it first. By […]

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

March 24th, 2552 Almost but not quite under wraps Tow Truck Driver/Usual Suspect/mechanic’s apprentice/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting The top-secret package arrived today – Wrapped in the plastics we were taught to wrap artifacts in, only it was wrapped so tightly, no one could tell what we were looking at, which I think was […]

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