Salvatore Ambulando’s Detritus: Whistling in the Dark

I love space. Not just the planets, stars, and galaxies - I like room to maneuver. I think the space setting gives me that more than any other setting. It's vast, cold, unknown. We, as humans, breaking out from that frontier line into the unknown will inevitably take our humanity with us, in all its … Continue reading Salvatore Ambulando’s Detritus: Whistling in the Dark

Salvatore Ambulando’s Detritus: This One Walks on Fire

A scene. --- They labeled her a messiah, but they could not understand why she screamed in terror as they approached the surface of the fireball planet of Tjordin. Her faithful priests methodically removed her protective spacesuit, down to her thermals as she thrashed, clawed, and bit at them. Several of the priests were injured … Continue reading Salvatore Ambulando’s Detritus: This One Walks on Fire

Salvatore Ambulando’s Detritus: The Spacetrucker’s New Clothes

Here is another story that will soon find it's place in Salvatore Ambulando's Detritus, my soon to be complete self-publishing experiment. This is one of my favorites. If it makes me laugh to read it, I think I did well. Science fiction is not all aliens and transcendence, spaceships and cheap robowomen--I try to inject … Continue reading Salvatore Ambulando’s Detritus: The Spacetrucker’s New Clothes