This week’s Thursday’s Threads entry

Every week Siobhan Muir runs #ThursThreads – a Flash fiction contest that runs from 7 AM  Time to 8 PM Mountain Time. The prompt is chosen from a line from the previous week’s winning tale, and you must include the prompt in the story – you cannot change the tense and the only thing you […]

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

November 29th, 2552 – Clash of the Titans Escape Pilot Kat James Reporting Today started out badly, we jumped into one of the places where the fleet might have been only to find a lot of wreckage and no sign of our people. The wreckage was a combination of Parataph and Ani craft with a […]

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

November 21st, 2552 – Diplomacy Escape Pilot Kat James Reporting Watching the face-off yielded very few answers, other than the fact that the attacking fleet were allied to the Ani, who’d decided that the Parataph were to blame for the almost destruction of the Ani. The fact that the remnants of the Ani were in […]

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

November 19th, 2552 – The sign of the bobble-headed lizard Escape Pilot Kat James Reporting Today Lil’bit acted as a compass directing me through the world between regular space and the void. I’m not sure exactly where he was heading but he took me through the turns and eddies of space leading me towards an […]

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

November 12th, 2552 – Mechanic Convict Consriptee Kat James Reporting Today I was elevated from cleaning crew to mechanic when one of the doors stuck and I was able to not only fix it but augment its functionality. As near as I can tell the Parataph never saw a need for hydraulic lifts on doors […]

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

October 26th, 2552 or January 2553, maybe 2650? – Sub-currents Pilot/Explorer/Envoy Kat “S-Kat” James Reporting It’s one thing when you’re the one being railroaded— the universe is like that and let’s face it, it’s how I got here in the first place. But not one, but 3 or 4 different species are being maneuvered like […]

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

October 5th, 2552 – Conversations with old friends Part III Pilot/Explorer/Interpreter Kat “S-Kat” James Reporting Communications are a strange thing – you have to have a point of reference to have any hope in understanding each other. Andi proved to be our bridge— but she wasn’t really Andi anymore – she was a lot more […]

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

July 19th 2552 – Lunar Base Scout Pilot/travel agent/Chef Kat “S-Kat” James Reporting Today we started work on a base station on the moon, the idea being that we’d have a place to process ore from the belt and, if it pans out, produce from Ptera without having to keep the fleet near-by. Ptera might […]

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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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