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Today’s state of affairs in my quiet opinion.

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Revive Pt 2/2

Part Two of my last reblog. Warning: Contains graphic content.

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First part here.

His brain didn’t work the way it should. It was… Diffuse. Strange. Like if there was some kind of fog, some kind of… death. He felt nothing. He wasn’t sure if he was even alive.

He saw the village further down. Remembering something. Some… person. Eyes. A touch. Soon it was gone.

He arrived between the houses. People were walking by, some saluted. Others ignored him. He didn’t understand. He didn’t care. They were things, moving, walking.

Martin saw a strange man walking down the street. He jumped aside, as the other almost bumped into him. Hey, Jones! I didn’t recognise you. Jones the gravedigger just passed by, like he didn’t even see him. He walked strangely. He must be drunk, said Martin when he was a bit down the road. So unlike him.

He came to a house. It looked familiar, somehow. What was that…

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Back to the drawing board…

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This was a paper model of the board game, Monsters vs Robots, whose rules and objectives were akin to classic checkers and chess. After numerous battles across gold and purple diamonds, it became quite clear that a massive overhaul was needed.

As a result, a new board was designed and will soon be tested by Mary Bardyukova and I for our forthcoming cosmic game book. Hopefully, we’ll get things right on the second go.

If you have any suggestions, please share.

Favorite “Farscape” Character

Last month we blasted into the Gamma Quadrant by exploring the timeless question, “Who is your favorite DS9 character?” This month we blast into a wormhole with the not-so-follow-up, “How about Farscape?”

For me, the choice is easy. Although D’Argo is a Luxan badass and Moya the coolest living spaceship ever, I choose Zhaan the Delvian priestess. Why? Zhaan has everything I adore in a woman: wisdom, compassion, generosity, beauty and danger. If only she lived a little closer to Earth.

Indulge my curiosity. Who is your favorite character?

Revive Pt 1/2

Another reblog!

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Revive

Freakinstone was a scientist, and he was crazy. Good old spickedly mad, as they said in the village. After the great destruction, science was still evolving, but at a personal level, like in the old days. He had learned from his father, and he had access to a lot of old technology from the great metal disposal area close to his old castle.

He used electronic devices to get dead things to life. A mix of chords and circuits of copper and liquid biochemical substances had already gotten several species back from death.

He’d started out with a beetle. Insects were easier, their cells seemed to regenerate faster, and there were more cells that were expendable. The battery assured energy. He pushed the little button. It didn’t move, just lay there. He had to have done something wrong. Somewhere in his calculations there had to be some kind of…

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