A groundbreaking sci-fi series from the mid 90s, Babylon 5 is now streaming on Amazon Prime, where I have revisited this childhood favorite show, the results... are mixed.
A type of combat oriented synthetic lifeform, specificially engineered to counter supersoldiers, martial artists, and infantry forces
The Castles Avalon are the defensive bastions of the Atlantic Federation, fortresses to break the backs souls of any who would trespass against them
The Red Fez Caliphate, colloquially known as the Red Hats, the Fezes, or the Ahmar al Batal
The ATLAS computer is the product of Atomic Technology Laboratories Analytic Systems, aka ATLAS. This system was considered highly flawed and now obsolete
A supercruiser is a civilian class of ships that have the ability to operate away from support for years at a time
Fenix Technologies is an AmeroNipponese biosciences boutique corporation
The Armed Forces of the Atlantic Federation have their own internal culture, one born out of centuries of limited warfare and the levels of rivalry and cooperation required for the military arm of what is a multi-national New Earth MegaGovernment
A brief piece of fiction, inspired by the video game No Man's Sky.
Being the first human to step off the wrung of a ship's ladder and onto the living breathing soil of new planet spoils you for every other form of thrill or experience. I am not kidding. We have support groups in Galactic Scouting Guild, because those untouched garden goldilocks worlds are few and far between and once you land on one...well...there will always be a part of you standing in that airlock and sweating in your encounter suit right before the door rolls open.
-Phelan OverGao, Galactic Scout
A small secure container for the transport of messages or other small objects. Shamelessly ripped from the Da Vinci Code.
When one thinks of a magician they typically conjure up
images of fireballs and lightening darting from fingertips to thwart monsters
and evil alike. What about the magic that children see? In their toys and the
world around them? Where does it come from?
Biomer, or bio-polymer is a increasingly popular fashion choice in the CE
'Where the hell did that come from"
“One looks down on the Abyss, the others delve deep where no Light is. Matching the forms and symbols of yore, the truth shall rise and lead you out of the doors”
- Cyclopean Inscriptions on the Well
More commonly known as Phoenix Labs.
Sociological and Institutional storytelling versus psychological and individual storytelling
Everyone expects the power armor trooper and his trusty combat rifle, assault rifle, storm-bolter, etc.
One foot in front of the other, I always say. What's behind is best forgotten.
The City of 10,000 dogs is famous for the variety of dogs bred there, and now someone has started stealing those dogs
A country where noone can be executed whilst telling a story provided it's reasonably interesting.
Ideas ( System ) | June 13, 2012 |