Ashur stepped gingerly across the wreckage of the royal guards, humming to himself over the grinding, scraping and sawing noises his little scrapbots were causing as they continued to break the big robots into increasingly small pieces. At last, he reached the great vault door, smiling in satisfaction that he was finally going to reap … Continue reading 1.06


Kaori felt the kind of fear that only comes when you’ve found a life-changing opportunity and now need to try not to mess it all up. She was on board a spaceship. It was nicer than Ashur’s to be sure, but she’d happily settle for any ship that could get her out of the trench. … Continue reading 1.05


Disclaimer: Due to my discovery that there is a Disney character named "Captain Wraith" I have changed the name of Nate's pirate alter ego to "Captain Scarheart" since I like long walks on the beach and not getting sued. If you are a new reader and have never heard the name 'Captain Wraith" then this … Continue reading 1.04


Reading by starlight might be something that sounds beautiful or soothing, but Nate certainly wasn’t enjoying it. He didn’t read much, he simply didn’t like it. But he wasn’t reading for fun today, he was reading to prevent his own death. “Okay, Skykea Air Swarm 2800s model. Table of contents.” He said aloud. He waited … Continue reading 1.03