Book 1: The Tuesday Gun

Essays and Observations from UltraSamp“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.”Carl Sagan

…Never Care For Anything Else Thereafter (Two)

Like a symphony. All the parts and all the sections slowly coming together and building to a crescendo.

There should have been riotous applause. A standing ovation. Shouts of encore.

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…Never Care For Anything Else Thereafter (Three)

The Blue Pill was supposedly a military grade A.I operating system with sequential adaption algorithms and ‘Cord Resolute’ threat identifiers. Designed to allow the chassis to override any pre-programmed directive or failsafe should the immediate threat to human life arise.

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…it’s where you’re at! (one)

This photograph is from the Frontier 5 mission archives. It was taken, I believe accidentally, by the ships forward gun camera around 3 days after the ship had passed the apogee of its orbit, as the crew took bearings to make any necessary course corrections for the return flight.

Effectively just as Frontier 5 had turned the corner and begun its journey home.

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…it’s where you’re at! (two)

That such a wretched expedition could have been conceived with such a quality brandy was, on retrospect, the true tragedy.

Excusing the deaths of six men obviously.

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