Plus sign – part 1014 min read

Plus sign – part 1014 min read

Lesser healing Finn was watching his new spell, grinning, as he lay in his bed. It was a bit after midnight, Sam and her family had left half an hour ago or so. They had been the last to go, and now he could finally get some rest. But sleep evaded him for now, and he took the time to marvel at his new spell. His self made spell. Looking over the grammerie, he felt proud. He had made this,…

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Travel distance and time guesstimates14 min read

Travel distance and time guesstimates14 min read

A good way to get an overview of your world in terms of size, is to imagine how long it would take a party to travel from town A to city B. However when I was thinking about this, I realised that I have no idea about how many miles a person can travel in a day. Or what a reasonable pace is for a person to keep walking in for an entire day.

Starbound – part four12 min read

Starbound – part four12 min read

Sam was breathing heavy as she tried to keep back the tears. Sobbing and panting. “There are more recordings but they seem to have been decrypted. I can try to decrypt them by assigning some of my processing power to the task. But it will take a while. ” “There are more recordings but they seem to have been decrypted. I can try to decrypt them by assigning some of my processing power to the task. But it will take…

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Starbound – Part three8 min read

Starbound – Part three8 min read

As Sam grabbed one of the tubes filled with nutrient paste and started to suck on it, Fix projected a hologram in front of her and started playing the recordings. “Year 629, Day 251”, A narrating voice said as the recording started to play. The room was still in a working state, aged but in good condition. In it three men were discussing something, they seemed to be frustrated and angry. It took a while before sound jumped in, just…

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Starbound – Part two8 min read

Starbound – Part two8 min read

Part one can be found here. “Fix, where am I right now?” She asked as the door refused to close behind her, uttering its last noises. Greasy and metallic. “Deep sleep passenger quarters. Deck 4, North East ship sector.” “Where is the nearest Atrium located? And does it have a utility room? Something where I can find equipment, power, computer terminals?”

Starbound8 min read

Starbound8 min read

Samantha dreamily slid her hand over the glass, as if trying to catch earth, now that it was still so close to her. As her fingers slowly moved lower over the thick, cold glass; more and more of Earth’s dark side was revealed. A sea of darkness filled with golden orange dots. The light of mankind. The crystal in her necklace gave off a faint blue glow, she looked at it as it floated in front of her and a…

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The last Human8 min read

The last Human8 min read

The sky was weeping, dark and cold. Fitting for a day like this Tom thought with a grin. The grin quickly got knocked off his face by the Anari soldier in front of him. “Why do you laugh worm? Don’t you realise you will be no more soon?” The translator device made him sound almost comical and Tom suppressed another grin. “I know you Anari whoresons don’t know much aside of eating, fucking your mothers and killing other species, but…

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March of the Bantraa8 min read

March of the Bantraa8 min read

“Sit down children, it is time that I teach you the story of the Bantraa, the mighty beasts we live upon.” Sinad said as she sat down, her old bones already tired at noon. She put her long stave over her lap, the metal rings that went through the top knob clinking and clanking. “But Sinad, we already know of the Bantraa. We grew up on them, our mums and dads already told us about them!” One of the more…

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