Stories tagged “Captain: Harking”

  • Traversal: Ingress

    “Interlink ready, Sir” announced Comm, just as the tiny green speck of light on Harking’s console blinked on. “Hyperprotocol 773 Alpha” a barely audible beep followed. “Caution! JP gamma 3 T occupied by Abattoir. Pro...

  • Traversal: Evasion

    “Evasive maneuvers!” Harking ordered. “Vent the plasma collectors and get me some distance from that fleshpot.” “Aye, sir.” Eidolon systems flared to life. Slots on the dorsal and ventral surfaces of the ship slid op...

    • Author: Jim Stitzel
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Traversal: This One

    Thirty minutes later, Eidolon lay dark, 330000 klicks from the Abattoir ship. Harking sat in his command chair, the holographic projection of the ship’s tactical AI displayed before him. The bridge, like the rest of the ship, was dark, all functi...

  • Traversal: Analysis

    Harking explained the situation to the AI, describing the array they’d encountered, the message it had relayed, the subsequent choice to find a new jump point, and the unexpected run-in with the Abattoir. “And the array,” the AI said,...

  • Traversal: Another Option

    “Allow This One to summarize,” the AI said. “By all means,” Harking replied. He folded his arms across his chest and watched as glyphs spiraled around This One’s body. The AI wavered and flickered. The captain knew it was ...

    • Author: Jim Stitzel
    • Posted over 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5