Category: Science fiction

Why I am worried over the next Star Wars episode.

So the Teaser trailer of Star Wars the last jedi just popped in every social media feed on the planet. Forgive me for not poking through my phone over this one, after the hype-fatigue we’ve been suffering from our dying beloved franchises. However, Star Wars still brings branches of hope. I wouldn’t call the Force ...

From my upcoming book: Heritor Cycle-Awakening

The seeker order was a a group of religious fanatics. They ruled with an iron fist over the human settlers​ in the desert planet Galacus.  Their governing creed was to refuse the frailty of age and physical weakness. Any form of weackness was considered a sin; a blasphemy to their beautiful God.  The rituals consisted ...

From Jon Scalzi-Old Man’s war

​Force is the easiest thing to use. It’s fast, it’s straightforward, and compared to the complexities of diplomacy, it’s simple. You either hold a piece of land or you don’t. As opposed to diplomacy, which is intellectually a much more difficult enterprise”

All it took was one look

I am sitting in my comfortable seat.The ovoid window peeks out to the empty void. Stars in families of milions scattered on the black canvas of space.  The soft hum of the thermo-propulsion engines were almost inaudible. Just a soft coddle felt by my shoulder as it pressed on the window frame.  I look around ...

Masquerade

Image  from Io9.gizmodo.com Heels of steal, successive splashing on the wet concrete. Giggles faint in the night showers. Plumes of smoke departing from square hatched. My nylon hood is shading my face till my stubbled chin. One might think I’m a humanoid feline with fully mastered bipedal motion. My broad shoulders stretch my nylon coat. ...

Mother of the Oasis (Short Story)

Image courtesy from roberthood.net The air was thick with the spice of joy. As the celebrating members of the Shahud tribe were gathering their hunt tribute around the mother of trees. The organic edifice was beheld with honor. The various offerings of the oasis dwellers were piling up at the slender legs of their frozen ...

SimbioTECH (Short Story)

  Harold was about to enter the top floor office. After all the security-bots were offering their virtual greeting for passing the requisite ID measures. His hand didn’t need to open the last door; As the door silently slid open. He was amazed again with the vastness of Deacon’s Master Office. The King and father ...

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Why we love the Metabarons

Why we love the Metabarons I think the real question is, How can you not love the Metabarons? Imagine space opera, filled with existential concepts, mind boggling twists, taking you to the extremes of the dramatic spectrum. Greek mythology conjoined with star wars and dune. Creating the ultimate Geek unicorn we were hallucinating of.