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A pseudo-portfolio of sorts, collecting my works published, finished, and in-progress.

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Ghosts of Celin Forest

 Welcome, listeners, to another episode of our little documentary. Welcome, to Arcanum.

 To any new listeners, we do not deal in magic, conspiracies, or cryptids. Our content is verifiable, based on evidence that is public record. After all, our world is far larger and stranger than many might want to believe.

Sunday, February 14, 2021

List of Works

A pseudo-portfolio of sorts, collecting my works published, finished, and in-progress.

Saturday, February 13, 2021

Doom Crossing: a DOOM/Animal Crossing fanfiction.

The flare of bright blue light faded, along with the wrench of transportation. The shear forces involved in tearing someone from one location to another had killed people, and drove most travellers to their knees, retching.

The Slayer steadied himself, and waited for the disruption to his inner ear to settle. 


Sunday, December 6, 2020

The Enclaves of the Devils

 

The Saturnian devils have been embroiled in the longest-lasting war in the system for millenia. The Titan and its demonis offspring can emerge from any Gate in the Saturn system at any time, and for this reason most Gates are neither out in the open nor in population centres. An unmonitored Gate is a recipe for disaster, and when a previously unknown or inactive one allows the demons to establish a foothold, it takes an almost full mobilisation of the devils and their “allies” en masse to purge the creatures.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

The Wisp-Chapter Preview

 

So, I've published a novella. End of one long proccess, start of another. The Wisp is several ideas bundled together, and I've tried to present them in ways I haven't really seen done before.


There are stoires with Von Nuemann probes, and clones, and AI, and megastructures. But, I hope, none quite like this one.


Also everyone in it is queer 'cos I say so. Whether plot-relevant or not, I want more representation in science fiction, and so I'm glad to contribute to the existing body of work involving queer people having adventrues that do not revolve around them being queer. There's more than enough coming-out stories, and dealing-with-hate stories. I want more spaceships with queer capatins and a crew of weird but badass people. I blame Mass Effect for my crippling addiction to this subject matter.


It probably goes without saying, but I'd really appreciate support. I'm just starting out, and getting a few reads and reviews can really plant some future seeds. 


To that end, here is the first chapter, free to read. 


The first one's always free. 


Sunday, November 22, 2020

Mappae Solis: The Cloisters of the Engels

The engels of Jupiter are united in a single common cause: their re-ascension to godhood. Fractured posthumans seeking a lost past, they are nominally a unified front. However, over time different opinions and philosophies arose as to the best way to reawaken their godminds permanently, resulting in several different organisations, each based on a different moon of the Jupiter system. These Cloisters still work together, but the exact nature of their alliances and cooperation is baroque and inscrutable to outsiders.

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Mappae Solis: The Hives of the Dwarves

 

As not all asteroids are the same, not all dwarven hives are the same. Although hives almost universally share a rigid internal structure with leadership held jointly by Queens and Praetorians, the hive’s relationship to other hives and the greater system is the key defining factor in differentiating the dwarven hives. Hives tend to specialise heavily, and connections and trade are vital for their survival. Dwarves also often view Worker and Soldier dwarves as closer to a resource than a populace, and may trade population instead of resources if needed.

Sunday, November 8, 2020

Mappae Solis: The Tribes of the Drakuu

 

Mars is a harsh place to live. Dry and sparse, all life that lives there must adapt to the particulars of their home to survive. For all desert is not the same, and all that is dry is not desert. Those best adapted to its extremes populate almost every corner of Mars: the drakuu tribes.


Sunday, November 1, 2020

Mappae Solis: Villages of the Elves, and the Shard-Holts of Terra

 The Villages of the Elves

In the same vein as the Copses of the Halflings, I am going to use two combined tables of 6 to produce a variety of different villages for the elves.

Elven culture is based on the answer to one question: what does it mean to be human? Whether this is a philosophical question or a query into fashion, each village is essentially a subculture, exploring specific answers to the question. Villages may grow or shrink in popularity and population as fads come and go, or even vanish overnight as the elves finish fully exploring the fashion.


Saturday, October 24, 2020

Mappae Solis: Habitats and the Undead

There are many space-born habitats in the solar system that the Gates can reach, ranging from small zero-G satellites to great Stanford tori and O'Neill cylinders. However, the Gates rarely link to them, as the local network does not consider them in its attempts to send travellers to their desired location. Gate Keys can give direct access to these places, but a common trick used by adventurers is to carry a fragment of a Key.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

GLOG Class: Secret Skeleton

 Most people live in the squishy goo inside their skull, supported and sustained by the wet meat wrapped around their bones, powered by the twitching viscera pulsing inside their ribcage. 

Ew.