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by Mr. Bibb
Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:42 pm
Forum: Stories & Storytelling
Topic: FTL The Final Voyages of the U.S.S Kestrel
Replies: 21
Views: 16350

Jump 2 (part 3): Paying the Toll

Elwood grabbed the intercom, shouting into it "Get out! Garland! GET OU-" the explosion cut him off, booming loudly throughout the ship. The Kestrel lurched, causing Elwood to stumble and drop the intercom. He picked it up quickly, calling into it, but his own voice sounded distant and far...
by Mr. Bibb
Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: Stories & Storytelling
Topic: FTL The Final Voyages of the U.S.S Kestrel
Replies: 21
Views: 16350

Re: FTL The Final Voyages of the U.S.S Kestrel

Dude, this is fuckin' awesome! Keep it up. I'm honestly impressed. It's detailed, dramatic, realistic... I love it. Thanks! :D I'm honoured that all of those themes are coming across :3 Great stuff! You're capturing the essence of what makes FTl so intense - decisions, trade-offs, the overarching g...
by Mr. Bibb
Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:17 pm
Forum: Stories & Storytelling
Topic: FTL The Final Voyages of the U.S.S Kestrel
Replies: 21
Views: 16350

Jump 2 (part 2): Paying the Toll

John's breath came out in ragged gasps as he bolted around a corner. His hand slammed against the wall and pushed off of it, barely stopping himself from falling over again as he sprinted down another long corridor. Engines hummed angrily as the ship rumbled with power. The Captain's voice filled th...
by Mr. Bibb
Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: Stories & Storytelling
Topic: FTL The Final Voyages of the U.S.S Kestrel
Replies: 21
Views: 16350

Re: FTL The Final Voyages of the U.S.S Kestrel

GeneralSnap wrote:Excellent writing technique should get a prize for Sci- Fi.
I would Buy if it was a Book!


You have no idea how incredibly encouraging it is to hear things like that. Thank you very much for the amazing compliment!
by Mr. Bibb
Sat Nov 17, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: Stories & Storytelling
Topic: FTL The Final Voyages of the U.S.S Kestrel
Replies: 21
Views: 16350

Jump 2 (part 1): Paying The Toll

A large asteroid floated silently through the great void. Too far from any star or planet to be drawn by gravity, it hung, forever suspended. Upon it rested a lone, powerful beacon. The beacon winked dully at regular intervals, sending out long range broadcasts that signified safe passage. Suddenly,...
by Mr. Bibb
Tue Nov 13, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Stories & Storytelling
Topic: FTL The Final Voyages of the U.S.S Kestrel
Replies: 21
Views: 16350

Jump 1 (part 5): Decision

The three crew members of the U.S.S Kestrel sat within the bridge. Garland was pacing back and forth while Elwood leaned against the control console, arms crossed and mouth in a tight line. Jon was sitting in one of the chairs, "I don't understand what the problem is…" He said, blinking, &...
by Mr. Bibb
Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:29 pm
Forum: Stories & Storytelling
Topic: FTL The Final Voyages of the U.S.S Kestrel
Replies: 21
Views: 16350

Jump 1 (part 4): An Unexpected Surprise

Elwood stood on the bridge of the ship in his Captains uniform. His cast was removed, the nanotechnology guided by electromyographic sensors worked remarkably fast, as usual. In the past he had often wondered how humanity ever survived the barbaric and clumsy medical practices of 'human' surgeons, b...
by Mr. Bibb
Sun Nov 04, 2012 5:26 am
Forum: Stories & Storytelling
Topic: FTL The Final Voyages of the U.S.S Kestrel
Replies: 21
Views: 16350

Re: FTL The Final Voyages of the U.S.S Kestrel

fun. you really have me pulling for this already blooded crew. i really hope you do not end up, like i often do with all new replacements. the engl are easy to write in, but when a new, random mantis that i randomly picked up suddenly becomes Captain because everyone is dead, usually wants to go pi...
by Mr. Bibb
Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: Stories & Storytelling
Topic: FTL The Final Voyages of the U.S.S Kestrel
Replies: 21
Views: 16350

Jump 1 (part 3): It's Time

Sector Map: Civilian Space. http://i1196.photobucket.com/albums/aa405/ThistledownDND/Jump01BeaconMap.png?t=1351608132 Jon pushed his eyebrows together and frowned, watching his own worried expression in the mirror. His long, reddish brown hair was neatly combed for once, but it still seemed to conti...
by Mr. Bibb
Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:35 pm
Forum: Stories & Storytelling
Topic: FTL The Final Voyages of the U.S.S Kestrel
Replies: 21
Views: 16350

Jump 1 (part 2): Without Allies, Without Hope.

Stars blurred past the ship in white streaks. Once unfathomable distances became twisted by space and time as the ship propelled across the sector at faster than light. Elwood exhaled, usually completing a jump into the safety of warp speed released tension. He wasn't surprised when it didn't this t...