Chapter 33: November 25th, 4233Hyperion HiveOuter ReachesUnited Terran Concord UTCNS Avenger Eighth Fleet moved slowly, heading farther away from the warmth of Hyperion into the darker outer reaches of the system, passing asteroid belts, moons and planets. Minelayers went about their business, sowing fields of SLIPs in bands thicker then planets, OWPs and fortresses drifting… Continue reading Children of Heaven: Choir of Silence, Chapter 33
Weekly Drabble: Two For One and new Prompt Thread.
This week's prompt is from Framing Device with 'AV clubhouse', and gives us a story about an AV clubhouse. Who'd have thunk it? What else is it about? Click the link here and find out! There's also a new prompt thread up for my patrons to put forward ideas for the next weekly story.
Children of Heaven: Choir of Silence, Chapter 14
Singh was under no illusions about what was happening to Archer right now, but he wouldn’t let that stop him. The commodore was a loyal officer of the Concord. She would understand that sacrifices had to be made. If the price was one life ended in order to save thousands or millions of others, that was a trade-off he was sure she’d make. It might cost him some sleep, but Hunt had been right: this wasn’t a war of ideology. They didn’t have to be ‘better’ then the Lefu. They just had to survive.
Patreon Update: The Question of the King
This week's drabble returns us to the modern era and the impossible catacombs beneath a large city, where a young grad student has made the find(s) of a lifetime: the wealth of a civilization no one has any record of... and its relentless, immortal guardian. In this installment, he comes to a realization about his… Continue reading Patreon Update: The Question of the King
“Does Prox Play Dead Space?”
Prox plays ALL the Dead Space. Prox loves Dead Space and Prox is really, really hoping that they don't fuck up the remake.
Patreon Update: The Chase, and Drabble Prompt Thread
We have a new drabble up, with the prompts of 'better part of valour' from Pethrai D'Arkos and 'retreat is always an option' from Pyro Hawk, so with ideas like those, it should be no surprise that we're back in the City of Shadows, this time with the perspective of a newly-landed, uh, "immigrant" and… Continue reading Patreon Update: The Chase, and Drabble Prompt Thread
The Journey Begins
Greetings and welcome to my web page. Who am I and what is this all about? There's a handy-dandy 'about' link right up top, but the short version is: I am Proximal Flame, a writer who specializes in science fiction and fantasy. I've been hosting the lion's share of my work on SpaceBattles.com and my… Continue reading The Journey Begins