The last few stories I wrote were a little downcast. Here’s a quick space comic-opera to restore balance. At least the Portal 2 space-core should love this one…
I was playing a bunch of different little games recently, with a common (if stretched) theme of city builders. I thought I’d give some quick reviews here to share my thoughts – they all had things to like. Giving the verdict on the same line as the title to avoid suspense, since I’m not giving detailed verdicts anyway.
Filling out my backlog took an obvious and lengthy pause due to illness. Fortunately the fevered imaginings of a man on his death bed is perfect for creative writing; pity I only had a cold. It still led to some fresh material, and here it is.
This story is taking a stance (albeit one open to interpretation) on “the empire”, which is always evil in Sci-fi.
The following short story was my entry for the Blizzard Writing Contest 2011. It’s set in the Starcraft universe, focusing exclusively on the Zerg. Needless to say, it didn’t win, but Zerg players are used to being unpopular 😉 . Continue reading