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

July 29th, 2552 – Desperate Maneuvers Scout Pilot/Pony Express Pilot/Sometimes Target Kat “S-Kat” James Reporting With the engines shut down and life support on minimum, I ended up sleeping in my suit. Things got pretty cold, but that that actually turned out to be a good thing, that and my decision to wait until I’d […]

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

July 28th, 2552 – In-Flight Repairs Scout Pilot/Pony Express Pilot/Sometimes Target Kat “S-Kat” James Reporting You can say a lot about the design of the dart – it’s fast, maneuverable, and it packs a lot of punch. If you’re stuck in space with her maneuvering thrusters shot and only one engine – she’s got all […]

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

July 27th, 2552 – Complications Scout Pilot/Pony Express Pilot/Target Kat “S-Kat” James Reporting Like everything that looks good on paper, there are certain issues that only show up when you actually try to use the process. I’m not sure what is happening with the Parataph and if the Ani have separated from them or if […]

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

July 26th, 2552 – Dart Express Scout Pilot/travel agent/Chef Kat “S-Kat” James Reporting From the sound of things, the brass is thinking we should spread out more so that if we’re attacked–when we’re attacked— we won’t all be in one place. While I can agree that small groups might be able to move around unnoticed, […]

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

July 25th, 2552 – Return flight Scout Pilot/travel agent/Chef Kat “S-Kat” James Reporting Our return flight was routine which worried me to no end. We took our time checking out the final 3 possible exploration sites, one I felt really good about, but for the life of me I couldn’t say why. G-Man, David Sorensen, […]

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

July 24th, 2552 – Scouting Scout Pilot/travel agent/Chef Kat “S-Kat” James Reporting One of the problems with spending the night in the Gumbo is the fact that you really don’t have any privacy, what-so-ever. G-man probably would have been fine if we were in separate ships flying in tandem, but we weren’t we were two […]

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

July 23rd, 2552 – Long Range Expedition Scout Pilot/travel agent/Chef Kat “S-Kat” James Reporting With the discovery of the well, and the ability to jump long range doesn’t have quite the sense of distance it used to have. It’s more a case of One jump or two— or seven as the case may be. For […]

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

July 22nd, 2552 – Next Phase Scout Pilot/travel agent/Chef Kat “S-Kat” James Reporting The plasticrete isn’t even settled on the moon base and the brass is already looking ahead – they want to spread out and explore more space. While I understand the desire to keep our ships’ stores up and work to keep our […]

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

July 21st, 2552 – Building a better base Scout Pilot/travel agent/Chef Kat “S-Kat” James Reporting With plans of fuel processing in the works, it looks like the lunar – bug-free base, will need a better design, and a lot more safeties built-in. That means airlocks, separate buildings; shielding, and distance between processing centers since ores […]

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

July 20th, 2552 – Harvesting fuel Scout Pilot/travel agent/Chef Kat “S-Kat” James Reporting The seeds that were planted on Ptera have started to sprout, and the seedlings have taken root. In the morning everything was going according to plan. I was leading the bugs away while the science team checked on the plants. I almost […]

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