Last Ride of the Blood Letters Part 1: 13

13. Rab made T-12 scan the package for poisons and explosives and biological elements a dozen times, in quick succession, before bringing the parcel onto the Downed Horizon. Life had taught him that you couldn’t be too careful. The package had shown biological elements—but nothing that fit within the frame of T-12’s defined threats. And … Continue reading Last Ride of the Blood Letters Part 1: 13

Last Ride of the Blood Letters Part 1: 12

12. “No, my dear lass. There be no child here.” Cappy bowed his head in Anka’s direction as Riskor and Trodd pointed their rifle’s at Anka’s back. She didn’t need to see this to know it happened—her suit augmented her hearing. Couple that with Cappy’s behavior and there wasn’t a lot of deduction required. “What’s … Continue reading Last Ride of the Blood Letters Part 1: 12

Last Ride of the Blood Letters Part 1: 9

9. Anka looked at the tiny, white planet through a small viewport on the starboard side of the Bloody Buccaneer while Shikt was trying to communicate with planet-side authorities for landing clearance. From the sound of it, there wasn’t anyone to get permission from—just Shikt calling out to nothingness. Barkull. Fitting name for such a … Continue reading Last Ride of the Blood Letters Part 1: 9