Boldly Reading Book Club #8 – Lower Deck Tales: Celestial Fire

Boldly Reading Book Club #8 – Lower Deck Tales: Celestial Fire Our next Boldly Reading Book Club selection is CeJay’s Lower Deck Tales: Celestial Fire . The story is rated T. There is a warning for violence. Introducing Lower Deck Tales: Celestial Fire Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire, called conscience. ~ George Washington The Characters The cast is small, and easy to follow. After an introduction of the conflict with its attendant press conference, we meet the family. There’s Kerra and Vince Owens and their son, Rhory. Kerra and Rhory are involved with Starfleet. Afterwards, we follow Rhory and his less than conventional position and tasks. I won’t go into details so as to avoid spoilers but suffice it to say...

Blog Prompt #18 – Blog as a Character – The Aftermath of an Interview

Blog Prompt #18 – Blog as a Character – The Aftermath of an Interview This will be our last prompt for a while, as The Twelve Trials of Triskelion is coming up. So here’s a (hopefully) easy prompt and again it’s in character. Your character is on a job interview or audition or other means of getting some form of employment. Never mind that the future doesn’t really have them the way we do. Just, find a way to get that person on an interview. Blog about its aftermath. We’ve got responses! RogueJawa gives us Prompt April 2014 Jespah added Aftermath of an...

Book Club Choice #7 Author Q & A

Book Club Choice #7 Author Q & A An Accipiter tale – A Question of Survival Once again, we find ourselves sitting in a book-lined library, a crackling fire nearby (none of the books are on fire), a tray of lovely canapés nearby. I am sitting here with Miranda Fave and we’re here to talk about An Accipiter tale – A Question of Survival. Why an Expanded Universe? How does this story fit in with your own plans for your universe? Is this a corner, or more of a cornerstone?   A Question of Survival was an origin story for the character of Caitlyn Ryan who featured in my very first original fan fiction crew, The Accipiter. Yes, my fetish for bird of prey like names for my ships existed from the very start.Alas, said series was filled with fan...

Boldly Reading Book Club #7 – An Accipiter tale – A Question of Survival

Boldly Reading Book Club #7 – An Accipiter tale – A Question of Survival Our next Boldly Reading Book Club selection is Miranda Fave ‘s An Accipiter tale – A Question of Survival . The story is rated T. Introducing An Accipiter tale – A Question of Survival Accipiter is the group of birds of prey in the family Accipitridae; many of them are named as goshawks and sparrow hawks. Our story begins with a simple designation – Day 87. Day 87 of what? The Characters The cast is small, and easy to follow. There’s Caitlyn Ryan and an unnamed Cardassian. And no one else. Talking Points Caitlyn is almost used to what’s happening to her. Without giving away too many spoilers, the main genre is horror. Something awful is happening to her....

Boldly Reading Book Club #5 – Their Finest Hour: Fire and Rain, Parts One and Two by Funngunner

Boldly Reading Book Club #5 – Their Finest Hour: Fire and Rain, Parts One and Two by Funngunner Our next Boldly Reading Book Club selection is Funngunner’s Their Finest Hour: Fire and Rain, Part One and Part Two. The stories are both rated T. They take place during the ENT time frame. Introducing Their Finest Hour: Fire and Rain, Parts One and Two In canon, the Xindi attacked Earth and killed seven million people, and created a huge gash in the planet, stretching from Florida down and into South America. The attack itself was shown for less than a minute on television. In canon, the Enterprise crew deal with the aftermath. But they weren’t on the ground. The Characters The cast is small, and easy to follow. There are, mainly, JJ Carmichael,...