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Fun 'Cosm Facts: Virj's mug

You’d think authors always draw upon real life but in this case, I made up the sentiment on Virj’s mug and then had to have one made for myself!


Philip of Trier and Thuringer: The Officer Double Edition

Last year, I partnered with Hugo Award Nominee Phil Kaveny. Kaveny and I are proud to announce that our double edition of Philip of Trier and Thuringer: The Officer… 24 more words

Brandon C. Hovey

Fun 'Cosm Fact: Noola Quirk

I had no outline and little forethought for Life in the ‘Cosm. It was mostly a stream of consciousness. I knew I wanted to base it on Virj, Splot, and Sonny from the comic strip, but I had no idea Noola Quirk would exist, let alone be such an important character. 33 more words


Cole, Allan & Chris Bunch. The Wolf Worlds.

NY: Ballantine, 1984.

This is the second volume in the mostly military adventures of Karl Sten in the 40th century, and it’s very well done space opera. 202 more words


Fun 'Cosm Fact: The Unexpected Amulet

The amulet that appears in the book was inspired by a Scottish wedding brooch my MIL gave me for Bruce and my 20th anniversary vow renewal. 9 more words


Alpha Blue by Venger Satanis, Review by Kurt R.

Think of this as “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” on Sci-Fi steroids.

This PDF is a Rule-set and Campaign Setting for a space station that cruises the galaxy offering Sex, Drugs and Rock-n-Roll.  619 more words


No One's Luck Could Be This Bad

From the Flight Log of Freighter Pilot Camdon Rod

I used to think I was the luckiest freighter pilot this side of hyperspace, but obviously my luck’s running out. 3,640 more words

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