Tag Archives: Hyperspace

A Rare Commodity

Mika ate the last bite. “Best tuna sandwich ever! But still, $500 is too much.” “I know,” said Bill. “But there’s chipping charges. It had to be shipped into Earth orbit.” “Yeah.” “Then through the hypergate to Ross 154. And … Continue reading

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The Toto Problem

Brothers Evan and Bruce McCormick produced the first hyperspace drive in a red barn in Kansas. The first flight proved enormously successful; getting home was the problem. The controller, cobbled from Bruce’s Sega game system proved inadequate for control. Evan … Continue reading

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Remover of Problems

Hieronymus Greenwich stood beside the lighthouse at Wellington Bay. Generals called him, “Remover of Problems.” A mile away in a specially fortified position, Member of Parliament Roger Cogsworth gazed through binoculars at Greenwich. “That’s it?” he grumbled. “Our defense against … Continue reading

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Those Devious Humans

Hyperspace has many levels. The “deeper” you travel in hyperspace the faster you travel. This dominated alien warship design, always striving to go deeper, thus faster. The alien Intralagi, helping Earth to oppose the G’Alin, shared their crudest hyperspace technology … Continue reading

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True Magic

Maureen sat down with a sigh outside of a Turkish cafe in New York. A street performer saw her and immediately recognized a tourist. “I am Vasile Karetskya!” he bowed. “One of only 1,313 True Magicians in the entire world. … Continue reading

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Sabotage With Kindness

Professor Articus Swoope stood on a hill covered in scrubby trees. He made adjustments to his machine saying, “This machine will literally track Santa Claus!” Jennifer May (reporter at large) said, “But tracking Santa should be impossible.” Swoope intoned, ” … Continue reading

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Landing

Professor Vogel gestured at the prototype. “This is it.” “It looks like an hourglass, honestly,” said Mayor Potts. “Well, what does it do?” It’s a hyperspace drive,” beamed Vogel. “But hyperspace drives are massive, room-filling things.” “Not this!” exclaimed Vogel. … Continue reading

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Old Age and Treachery – Mutant 750

Old Age and Treachery “He’s not close enough,” noted Captain Marlon Mayfield. He turned from the holo display of the military starships in orbit around Calvinas. He sipped coffee as he walked across decking of the bridge. A trail of … Continue reading

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The Last Demon Hunt – Tipsy Lit

The Last Demon Hunt Demons are real. Curiously, it was science that proved these magical, mythical creatures really exist. It was the invention of hyperspace travel that did it. Our universe is like living on the outer ring of an … Continue reading

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Travel Time – Write on Edge

Written for the Write on Edge writing challenge. A story about a neighborhood swiftly becoming crowded begins after the image. Genre: Science Fiction/Humor Travel Time Roland and Daphne propped up their feet on the back porch of their new house … Continue reading

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