Tag Archives: Cold War

Two Can Play

The war with the alien Aphrileans ended thirty years before, though they and Humans still hated each other. This loathing manifested in non-violent ways. Humanity’s Sheppard building, the tallest in all Human space, was destroyed during the war. The Aphrileans … Continue reading

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The Interstellar Cold War

The alien Travalkalanar and Earth were at an impasse. The aliens wanted slaves for their asteroid mines and humans didn’t want to be slaves. The Travalkalanar needed slaves with a certain degree of intelligence to operate their machines. Humans had … Continue reading

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Seafood Delivery

Vickers recognized his old nemesis immediately. The old spy stood on a dock at the Turkish port of Mersin. He approached the Russian. Yevenkov turned suddenly. “Vickers! So good to see you.” “Good to see you, Ilya,” said Vickers. “Seems … Continue reading

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