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

July 10th, 2552 – Fireflies Part-time mechanic/sometimes suspect Kat James Reporting First planet to be explored – Skip’s planet of one-thousand fireflies. The feeds looked so pretty and everything looked perfect. Skip’s remote landed at twilight and there were fireflies everywhere and what looked like floating lanterns. It was one of the most beautiful scenes […]

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

July 9th, 2552 – Politics and Big Sticks Part-time mechanic/sometimes suspect Kat James Reporting Today we got a lecture on Parataph politics and power struggles – the hung-over edition. The Ani are part of a Separatist movement that wants to break with the Parataph as a whole and the rest of their people on general […]

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

July 8th, 2552 – Drunken Liaison Part-time mechanic/sometimes suspect Kat James Reporting It would seem we are a very bad influence on the galaxy at large – and our Parataph Liaison in particular. I think Druckab understood why we had to break contact and the fact that it wasn’t really safe for him to report […]

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

July 7th, 2552 – No Going Home Part-time mechanic/sometimes suspect Kat James Reporting The problem with jumping, with creating the well and stepping into it – is the fact that it leaves ripples. Ripples that can be followed. It’s why we took to jumping short distances and doubling back. I realized I could shift home […]

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

July 6th, 2552 – Looking forward Part-time mechanic/sometimes suspect Kat James Reporting While it’s nice to leave the crazy party behind us- we know it could catch up with us at any moment, and it’s really hard to look forward when you have to keep looking over your shoulder. Fipps and the rest of the […]

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

July 4th, 2552 – Never study physics from a philosophy professor Part-time mechanic/sometimes suspect Kat James Reporting Today Druckab vanished for half the day- but when he returned, he was a lot more forthcoming. I’m guessing that he spent the morning reporting in to the Parataph command and they’d given him the go-ahead. It seems […]

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

July 3rd, 2552 – Tangled web Part-time mechanic/sometimes suspect Kat James Reporting So – it turns out that being second cousin, twice removed to Druckab means that I am protected, by him and his clan. The irony here is the fact that his future self tried to kill me, but that hasn’t happened yet, and […]

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

July 2nd, 2552 – What have we gotten ourselves into? Part-time mechanic/sometimes suspect Kat James Reporting One of the nice things about having Druckab on our side is the fact that we now know a lot more about the Parataph, the Ani, and how we fit in in this stretch of Space. The Parataph are […]

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

June 30th, 2552 – Sparring Part-time mechanic/sometimes suspect Kat James Reporting Today, instead of studying our technology, Druckab spend the day observing us. He watched our interactions and tried to understand the nuance in having a mechanic/Pilot who’s a convicted criminal. It seems that the Parataph unceremoniously execute their criminals and keep their disruptive tendencies […]

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

June 27th, 2552 – Reverse engineered or co-designed Part-time mechanic/sometimes suspect Kat James Reporting Today, Druckab promised he would tell us more if we allowed him to look at what we had. I have to admit, it was a little hard trusting him after he tried to kill me, but For him, that hasn’t happened […]

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