Tag: star trek

STO: Impressions of Odyssey

Odyssey-class cruiser (Crytpic official)

jetblack takes a look at the newest Federation ship class released for the second anniversary of Star Trek Online: the Odyssey-class.

SOPA, PIPA, and Me


“You know, there are some words I’ve known since I was a schoolboy: ‘With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censured, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all irrevocably.’ Those words were uttered by Judge Aaron Satie as wisdom and warning. The first time any man’s freedom …

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It’s Bigger on the Inside

Yesterday’s prompt was about Guilty Pleasures, and I missed that one, so I’m going to take care of that with tonight’s post. When I think of what I consider to be a guilty pleasure is something that I like but I’m embarrassed to admit.  The problem with that is that I’m unabashed at proclaiming my …

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Giants Fan 4 Life, Bitches!

So, since pitchers and catchers have already reported for spring training, it seems appropriate to talk about death, right?  Well, I think it is.  I was browsing the ol’ livejournal friends’ list and I stumbled upon a post in the Star Trek community that said for a chunk of change, you could be buried in …

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Full Speed Ahead

Although the title of this post refers to the newest fanfic project I’ve been working on, it seems like I’ve been writing at warp speed lately. In the last three weeks, I’ve cobbled together some 80,000 words, which is the equivalent of a full novel. I managed to finish the following projects: The Quarterdeck Breed …

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Mass Effect

I have been playing an inordinate amount of Mass Effect lately.  I love that game.  It’s part RPG, part FPS and all awesome. In other news, I finished writing the fifth part of Star Trek: The Quarterdeck Breed yesterday.  Geez, it only took me like five years or so, eh?  Five years for just shy …

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Excelsior is Completed

I forgot to post the pictures, but Excelsior was completed! I want to share some of the photos with you, and then point you to the gallery where all the finals are stored. I usually do model building as a means to relax, but under these circumstances of spending most of my nights over at …

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Excelsior Update II

I went back to work on the model again. This time, I brought Julia’s digital camera with me! So, the pictures look ten times better, now. It was seriously chilly in the garage this evening, so I wore sweats and a thicker sweater this time, since the draftiness coupled with the fact that I could …

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Excelsior Update

I went back over to Robert’s house to work more on the model. I decided to take some before and after shots and post them here for you guys to take a look at. I apologize for the grainy nature of the photos, but for some reason, whenever I pointed the camera at the parts, …

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Writing: Need Opinions, please

I’ve been tinkering around with following up a short story I wrote three years ago. In order to really provide a proper frame of reference, that short story is located here: Agamemnon: http://fiction.hopestation.net/viewstory.php?sid=1&chapter=1 The novella I’m working on has the first chapter done, and it is located here: The Sacrifice of Agamemnon: http://fiction.hopestation.net/viewstory.php?sid=7 I know …

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