Category Archives: Cold Storage

A ship named for a once cold region discovers some frozen cargo.

Cold Storage – 7

Gaia, Sander, Zack, and Thaniel sat quietly while Speaker Law ushered in the rest of the council members. Ever since the arrival of Doctor Jason Freed and the Antarctic, the four had been assigned to assess the mission of the … Continue reading

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Cold Storage – 6

Gaia ripped off her mask and sped up the ladder to the chamber where her crewmates were trying to order the mechs to return. Turning to Sander, she asked, “Where’s Jason?” “Good question,” Sander replied. Raising his palms to face … Continue reading

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Cold Storage – 5

Gaia locked her quarters and turned on the pulmonary assist device next to her bed. She wasn’t exactly going to sleep. It would be hours before the mechs completed their survey of the alien vessel. Gaia wasn’t that patient. She … Continue reading

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Cold Storage – 4

“That was a little too easy,” Gaia said. “We’ll be sending the mechs out first.” The ship’s two mechs were standing ready at the airlock. The one-meter tall bipedal mechs were standing at attention when the crew entered. Gaia examined … Continue reading

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Cold Storage – 3

When the Antarctic reappeared, it was several thousand parsecs beyond the jurisdiction of the High Council and Speaker Law. It was also on a collision course with an object that could hold at least a million ships the size of … Continue reading

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Cold Storage – 2

Docking Bay Six had never seen so much activity in its four hundred and ninety-three years of existence. Four fully armed security officers posted themselves at the outer bay door, while four more posted themselves at the inner door. Two … Continue reading

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Cold Storage – 1

Gaia Wald was not looking forward to her meeting with Speaker Herald Law. When the highest planetary official requests your presence in the Council Chamber, it means serious business. If only it were business, the Antarctic could climb out of … Continue reading

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