There are people in this world that make it easy for us to to turn the word "human" into something pejorative. These are the people that would have you believe that selfish pursuits are our pinnacle, that greed and lust for power are virtues. These are people that don't see humanity for what it has … Continue reading There Will Be Giants
(Art: Prometheus - Theodoor Rombouts) THE REALITY OF PROGRESS My first short story was about a psychologist employed at a research facility in Southwestern Colorado. His employer was funded by the government to research ways to manipulate a human’s perceptions of his own reality through drugs and what was known as the Dream Room, basically … Continue reading Why Sci-Fi?
In the immortal words of someone famous somewhere that appropriately said this before something happened: Brace yourself. Here comes a rant. I'm a firm believer that there is no greater commentary on both the present and the past than the possible future. Science fiction as a genre, historically, has been given the cold shoulder by … Continue reading The Cry of Bitter Wolves
"It is with regret that we, the Ganymedian Scientific Council, report that the data retrieved from the sole surviving android from the expedition reveals evidence contrary to what the scientific community has hoped for. Lucifer, the planet formerly known as Earth, former home of the Cole and Fitzgerald Dynasties, remains uninhabitable. A drone security line … Continue reading The Inner Wild: Release
[Instead of approaching this linearly, I'm writing bits and pieces of it in different time periods. The commentary that book-ends this story takes place well before what I consider the "present" of the universe, some time before the Lunar Massacre but obviously after the Solarians, whereas the hearing itself took place before the Solarians, and … Continue reading The Inner Wild: Family Feud
I began this project this past summer, wrote a few connecting pieces to it, then abandoned it. I still think its worth pursuing. I love space westerns. I sometimes wish I'd been born about 20 to 30 years earlier just so I could have seen the pulp fiction golden years personally. The Inner Wild, in … Continue reading The Inner Wild