Category Archives: Snippets

Castaway Odyssey – Chapter 02

Castaway Odyssey – Chapter 02 Chapter 2. “Sergeant!” came a half-panicked call from above, and Samuel Campbell turned from the mostly-unresponsive board. “You see something, Xander?” “It’s… It’s Pearce Haley, Sergeant!”

Posted in Snippets, SpoorSnippet | 4 Comments

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 41

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 41 This time a woman carrying an infant did step forward, calling something unintelligible. A Sissie raised his impeller to butt-stroke her, but Wright — still a common spacer, but that would change as soon … Continue reading

Posted in DrakeSnippet, Snippets | 1 Comment

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 17

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 17 “Tully to command: open the front assault doors.” “Opening doors now,” came the response over the com channel. Tully felt more than heard the big outer doors opening. “Alpha Company go!” he heard … Continue reading

Posted in Collaborators, Snippets | 10 Comments

Through Fire – Snippet 17

Through Fire – Snippet 17 Which was why when I reassembled the machine and turned it on, and the holo of a rather plain young woman, with scraped back dark hair and wearing a tunic as non-descript and grayish as … Continue reading

Posted in OtherAuthors, Snippets | Leave a comment

1636: The Chronicles of Dr. Gribbleflotz – Snippet 32

1636: The Chronicles of Dr. Gribbleflotz – Snippet 32 “Wait here,” the man said before closing and locking the door. A few minutes later Peter turned up. “I hope it’s important,” he said by way of greeting. “I’m losing money … Continue reading

Posted in 1632Snippet, Snippets | 3 Comments

1636: The Chronicles of Dr. Gribbleflotz – Snippet 31

1636: The Chronicles of Dr. Gribbleflotz – Snippet 31 “You could probably use anything that can keep the light out, but the spongy nature of horse manure provides an added measure of protection to the flask, and when one is … Continue reading

Posted in 1632Snippet, Snippets | 5 Comments

Through Fire – Snippet 16

Through Fire – Snippet 16 He blinked at me, in utter confusion. Then gulped and turned very red. This might have been the effect of interacting with a woman, or at least with a woman outside of an official framework. … Continue reading

Posted in OtherAuthors, Snippets | Leave a comment

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 40

Death’s Bright Day – Snippet 40 Under the circumstances, the villager might as easily have missed the ship itself, Adele thought. And if he’d had time to realize how badly the attackers outnumbered them, he probably wouldn’t have shot at … Continue reading

Posted in DrakeSnippet, Snippets | Leave a comment

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 16

The Span Of Empire – Snippet 16 **** Vaughan’s head snapped up to the main view screen. “Yes!” he exulted. For some unknown reason, the remaining Ekhat ships had lost their cohesion and were simply swarming toward the Terra fleet. … Continue reading

Posted in Collaborators, Snippets | 9 Comments

Castaway Odyssey – Chapter 01

Castaway Odyssey – Chapter 01 Castaway Odyssey By Eric Flint and Ryk E. Spoor PART I: ADRIFT Chapter 1. “Franky, get strapped in now!” Xander Bird said. “You’re not my mama!” the red-haired little boy snapped back in a frightened … Continue reading

Posted in Snippets, SpoorSnippet | 15 Comments