The Righteous Path
“The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men...” - Ezekiel 25:17
“If I open the door, will you let me live?”
He couldn’t stop the trembling in his voice; the adrenaline coursing in his veins made his entire body shake. The barrel of the gun pressed into the base of his skull didn’t help either. But the man holding the gun needed...
The Zearla System
25 MARCH 3303
Isaiah Evanson stuffed the folded piece of paper into the rough hands of the man next to him, not looking away from the sight of the gathering below them. The balcony afforded them a wide view of the plaza, where people had gathered outside of a Wreaken office to protest. Lines of protesters stood in neat rows behind metal barriers while security forces...
Taimi IV -- Taimi Secured and Standing Orders
1JUN3303 // Yash
The Silver Power Exchange surrendered control of Taimi to Loren’s Legion last night. Harmony has decided to stay on, and is finding her accommodations on Drebble comfortable. We made a good pair in a scrap, so hopefully we’ll last as friends.
I met Kastor today. Ambassador Delaney placed him in command of the Legion after Corri resigned. I...
Taimi III -- Another War In Taimi
29MAY3303 // Taimi Six Orbit
Fighting’s broken out again, this time with the Silver Power Exchange. Attached to the INV Monarch This time. Mira pulled through and then some on this ship. Linda Foxtrot was the name it came with, and I’ll keep it -- the previous owner said it’s named in honour of someone. I can respect that. I also picked up a fighter pilot to tag...
To make an end is to make a beginning
29MAY3303 // HIND MINE // T TAURI
Over 140,000 lightyears later, I'm finally settled back in aboard Hind Mine. The nebula here is... different. To tell you the truth, it's a nice change of pace - but the red sky unnerves me. Maybe it's because it reminds me of blood. In a way, it's fitting, considering what I'm certain is soon to come.
Taimi II -- Aftermath of Taimi Ltd. War
24MAY3303 // Taimi
Fighting’s over. The last stragglers surrendered without a shot. The ‘Magol has earned a few scrapes along the way. She wasn’t built for this kind of prolonged fighting. If this is going to be a regular occurrence going forward, I’ll have to get something with more staying power than her... and if the tension on the docks is any indication,...
Taimi I -- War with Taimi Ltd.
20MAY3303 // Taimi One Orbit
Commander Hector ‘Xale’ Manix beginning log.
One of Mister Delaney’s aides had me meet him when I got back. I was expecting a firing squad to be at the meeting, but all I got was a briefing on the events of the 29th. Corri and Isaiah are rogue, and Kahina Loren is dead.
Probably going to take a while for me to form words for that.
No one is coming. It's up to us.
19MAY3303 // BEAGLE POINT
"I have loved the stars too dearly to be fearful of the night."
Those were Kahina's words here over a year ago. They're from a poem - The Old Astronomer - and one that's rather fitting considering her fate. It was part of her... sermon here when the Distant Worlds expedition arrived at the edge of the galaxy.
Thoughts of a Lost Prophet
12MAY3303 // UNKNOWN
Talked with the gods today, here on the bottom of the galaxy. The ones above didn't seem to care, so I appealed to the ones below.
The answer's the same for all of them, it seems. Silence.
Maybe it's the hubris of a simple man like myself trying to appeal to the supernatural. Maybe there's nothing beyond this realm.
My mother named...
THE HEAVENS THEMSELVES BLAZE FORTH
<<PERSONAL LOG - 7 MAY 3303>>
It's an odd thing, attending more than one memorial service for the same person. Although, technically I experienced this one via a variant of holofac that some call "telepresence".
I don't have much to say about the event itself. The Children of Raxxla assembled above Chione at 19:00. Isaiah and I attended from remote locations, since we cannot...