Tag Archive for Science Fiction

It’s Lonely at the Top: The Deprecation of Significance of Humanity


We were always told not to place all our eggs in one basket growing up; not to count our chickens before they hatched. So we grew smart. We distributed our wealth. We took nothing for granted. We reaped treasures of thought… Read more…

Bringing it All Together


New game idea: “Neverborn: Brush with Death”. Game is realistic as opposed to cartoony. The setting is dystopian, high-tech transhuman, body-mod Cyberpunk, mashed up with hipster beards and brown-suits gothic Steampunk. Character skills include Computer Science and Hacking, Technology Modding and… Read more…

The World that Turned to Machine


Background: In the year 2167, the last vestiges of humanity fight to survive on Earth. After centuries of designing, building and perfecting machines for every purpose imaginable, they now cover the surface of every continent in an intricately designed, rugged, plated-electronic… Read more…

Planetbuilding: Cronos


I hesitate in suggesting a name for the planet beyond Pluto, the loping hound of war. Must it be called Cronos? Imagining culture: Gorgonzola cheese, armored bulls in battle, fast, whip-like men, black clouds and bearded Zeuses and Poseidons aplenty,… Read more…

Screenplay: Absolute Value


In the beginning… Some people say Money is Power. Everybody says Time is Money, but Math is Money, too, baby. There are even some people who say E equals m c squared, a relation between the energy in a given… Read more…

Future Forward


Cyrus laid the parts upon the table before him. Amongst them were slick, angular shapes, rounded, gleaming pipes, and fans that gyrated seductively when pushed. The table’s surface rattled as the pieces were set down, from the tiny thumbscrews to the parts they… Read more…