Tag Archives: Colony

The Solo Effort

Captain Jones stood upon a hilltop of the newly colonized planet, New Montana. A team of his hand-picked men helped him raise the massive flagpole. Soon the United States flag flapped proudly in the breeze. “I claim New Montanta for … Continue reading

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Stinky Cannon Balls

While colonists settled in at Humphrey colony, construction continued apace. Jeffrey and his friends explored this alien world. Climbing Menlo’s mountain, they walked past a construction sign warning people away. Soon they encountered Mahouts guiding a massive Gahinder. The massive, … Continue reading

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The First Court Martial

The planetary colony of Franca was small. The population of 600 split perfectly between men and women. Due to the complexities of human sexuality this produced less than 300 couples. Colonel Baird and his Marines counted themselves among the population. … Continue reading

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The Housing Faux Pas

Henry and Elaine loved their new home on the planet Demeter III. The colony was famous for flowers the size of houses. They decided to celebrate by painting their roof in vivid, flowery colors. Their neighbors, whose roofs were dull … Continue reading

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A Safe Place

Mark and Anita marveled at the forests of the planet, Darwin IV. The plant life grew huge and in stunning variety. Up until recently, few people even knew about the backwater colony. Desperate financial straits for the primarily Australian settlers … Continue reading

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Love Conquers All

“What are you looking at Grandpa?” said young Andy. Grandpa pointed to colorful dead leaves collecting by the wall. “These leaves remind me of the first people who settled on our colony of Elysium. They came from many different ethnic … Continue reading

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Feeding the Birds

Keifer stuffed his pipe slowly, eyes scanning the terrain. The environment of Corregidor IV used to be hostile to Earth life, but that had changed and green things slowly took over the desert. Nearby, a hard thrumming sounded and hummingbirds … Continue reading

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