A twinkling of starlight, all warning sensors pinging off, a wide, white grin... and then death. That was the experience of Staff Sergeant Extine Avarta in the seconds it took Chaos to vault through the quarter kilometer distance between him and the block guard. He doesn't need a weapon, let alone magic to kill enemies … Continue reading Dirty, Rotten Thievery -Part Five-
First, some truly lovely music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKASDDMEPx4&t=385s Eastshade is a recently-released game about painting various things for animals - what a novel concept! It's exceptionally calm, captivating, and satisfying. I played it on a curious fluke, but I can assure you it's a grand time for anyone looking for an immersive, combat-free experience. Also, as I … Continue reading Wrecked, bedraggled, and utterly slammed by The Great Entropy, The Last Analyst continues boldly forward to bring fiction to the weeping masses (Or, the Delirious December 2020 update)
A calm, late-night tea room in Towerne is the host to a brutal murder. A die is cast from within the scope of the gameboard by a player far, far away, probably another dimension. "Nat 20, the overlord draws his epic blade through the knight and-" "NOOOOOOOOOO!" Shorts Minion screams at the top of his … Continue reading Desolation Scope: 4th Edition
As always, let's start with some tunes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwT6XFgs43w You may now say: "Thanks, dad, for letting me check out all your cool old person music!" Then I'll say: "You're welcome, kiddo," right before taking a sip from my brandy. Anyway, hello again! I guess it's time for another monthly update. We actually have quite … Continue reading Another Exceptional Month of Death and Learning: you don’t say, the May update!
1. “And here we are, Space Gate SouthWest!” the tour lady presents using one of her six porcelain hands to slow the trolley to a halt. The cart of nineteen tourists would have all rolled out an impressed “Oooh!” at the incredible sight before them: a miles-long entertainment plaza contained in the perfectly controlled interstellar … Continue reading The Killer Shopping Spree – a Short Story
It’s a typical day at His Inexorable Immensity’s Invasion Tower: the power torches burning hot and heavy as they burn a metric ton of astral coal every minute. The overcast sky pulls on for miles over the swamp where the lanterns amidst the gray silhouette of a frog-village twinkle cozily in the distance. It’s in … Continue reading Kingsday Gifts – A Short Story
Readers, As always, let's start with some good music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZDiaRZy0Ak I've heard that Ravel thought he was going mad writing this piece, as he couldn't move past the same set of bars repeating over and over. Of course now we have the genre of "minimalist music" that capitalizes on this trait, but back in his … Continue reading Strewn without mercy by THE HIDEOUS DEADLINE, one analyst is forced to forgo all morals and safety to survi- Oh, wait no, just the “Nasty November” Update.
True Generosity I. Lord Knight Captain Order, the proud head of her hallowed organization, slumps her head depressively into her arched and open palm. “-you see, if we can count on your generosity again this year, we should be able to get a-” Ugh. “-the children need a heated swimming pool, I’m telling yo-” Eh. … Continue reading True Generosity – a short story
Yes, what you read is true, but first, some tunes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIgya1ADwas No specific artist this time, just some low-speed, get-lost-in-it kind of low fidelity jams. Release: Substation 7: Book 1 Two novels in two months? You bet your biscuits! Personally I'm really proud of the idea this one sprung out of, and I think … Continue reading An unholy weight descends upon the city, inert in the community’s ignorant peace… it cannot be, A NEW SERIES! (Supple September Update)
Hello, hello, hello! How are you doing today? Good enough to appreciate good music I hope, Because I think that's what we should start off with: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9-G4YNKNAg I'm a fan of world music, especially when those tunes come with productions that do the old tune justice. It's not jazzy at all, but you know as … Continue reading Crushed under The Insidious Workload, only one Lens-Cracked Analyst is up to the task to write a single blog post – AKA: The All-Right April Update!