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

May 5th, 2552 Random Encounter Test Pilot/ Part-time mechanic – Schroedinger’s Kat Reporting I have to admit, I felt a lot better having something we could use to detect our visitors, and Fipps was actually able to use my recording and the information he got from his sensors to develop something that would, he hoped, […]

Read More 126-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

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

April 29th, 2552 Landing on Theoretical Impossibilities Exploration Team /Pilot of Schroedinger’s Kat/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting So, my first official day of working with the Exploration Team and what am I doing? Designing better landing gear for landing on unknown surfaces. See, this is where simulators fail. You can program the most complex […]

Read More 120-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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

March 22nd, 2552 Double Secret Assignment Tow Truck Driver/Lab Rat/mechanic’s apprentice/ – Katherine ‘ConV’ James Reporting They are still being so secretive about everything and the only good thing I can say about it is the fact that I’m not the only one who’s about to burst from all the secrecy. Even Cookie and Mac […]

Read More 82-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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