Monthly Archives: December 2012

revised scene: Mike is being taken from Aristillus

== 2064: level 2, Aristillus, Lunar Nearside Mike’s hands were bound, so he just leaned into the curve. Ahead of him Major Reimmers grabbed tightly to the grab bar as the MaisonNeuve delivery skid banked against the slope of the … Continue reading

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new scenes: cry “LARP” and let slip the Dogs of war

Some setup first. Recall that in the first book that when John and the Dogs were hiking across Farside, the Dogs were playing a MMORPG LARP. The heads up displays of their spacesuits were creating an augmented reality / virtual … Continue reading

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revised scene: Major Shivers thinks about retirement

During the invasion: == 2064: Goldwater facility, Aristillus, Lunar Nearside Major Shivers leaned back in the chair and took in the office. The Goldwater CEO had probably sat right here, probably just a day or two ago. He nodded. The … Continue reading

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revised scene: using betting markets for real time tactical data

*** 195 == 2064: Boardroom Group Headquarters in Tunnel 1,288, Aristillus, Lunar Nearside Javier looked at the wallscreen sourly. The disposition of lunar forces was marked clearly, but the locations of the invaders were less clear – the icons expressed … Continue reading

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revised scenes: the battle moves into the tunnels

== 2064: Benue River Restaurant, Aristillus, Lunar Nearside Major Van Duong walked around the perimeter of the evacuated Nigerian restaurant. The restaurant was big, but not quite big enough for all of the men of first company – especially in … Continue reading

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three revised scenes

These three scenes are the very beginning of the climax of the series. Enjoy! == 2064: Raptor #1, between Earth and the Moon General Restivo leaned forward against the harness and shifted uncomfortably in his seat. Even in zero gravity, … Continue reading

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two revised scenes: the battle is getting closer

== 2064: 30th Red Stripe muster point, Jameson soccer club, Aristillus, Lunar Nearside Major Van Duong stood in the bleachers, watching as another platoon of the 30th Red Stripe formed up on the field below. The men looked bizarrely out … Continue reading

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kickstarter rewards

I’ve been thinking about releasing the novels (when they’re done) under kickstarter. One question that keeps circling around is what rewards to offer. I’ve thought of all the obvious ones: signed copies, bookmarks, military-patches (a la Larry Correia), a map … Continue reading

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new scene: Father Alex gets the White Codes

Father Alex – a special missionary from the Vatican observatory – is on the moon for various purposes. While he’s there Father Arogundade, who ministers to the Nigerian Catholic community, asks Alex to use his Vatican connections to reach out … Continue reading

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revised scene: the Boardroom Group learns something horrific about the Exodus

== 2064: Boardroom Group Headquarters in Tunnel 1,288, Aristillus, Lunar Nearside Albert stood at one end of the small room and addressed the group. “When the first wave of microships arrived we started trying to figure out how many more … Continue reading

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