A vignette by Torn MacAlester. Someone looking for Nils stops by the Conrad Station Bar for a drink. Read more about Nils Carmike in Thunder Moon Tussle by Torn MacAlester, available for free on Kindle Unlimited, also for sale for Kindle and paperback at Amazon.com. Thunder Moon Tussle by Torn MacAlester Cover graphic by Shannan Albright… Continue reading Vignette: Stranger
Here is a new short fiction vignette by yours truly. This scene involves two of the important characters appearing in Thunder Moon Tussle. This short fiction could be regarded as a prequel, but there are no spoilers. Enjoy!
A new vignette by Torn MacAlester: Rejection
by Torn MacAlester Nils entered the habitat to see Deputy Miller wearing his coveralls, looking like a prospector herself. He wondered if she intended to make fun of him. He moved in and watched her fix the coffee, noticing she continued to struggle with it. Taking a seat, he watched without comment. She filled the… Continue reading Another Excerpt from Thunder Moon Tussle
Here is another nice short by Torn MacAlester: Commander
“Stand by for inspection,” he heard Miller’s voice on the Station Communications line, giving him a thrill and a dreadful feeling at the same moment. “Yup,” Nils mustered his best cheerful voice. “I’ve got the manifest already on my pad.” Nils waited in silence, hoping she made this easy but fearing the truth. She… Continue reading Excerpt from Thunder Moon Tussle
If you haven’t read the story Golf and Outgassing, you might want to look at it before checking out the article Science of Golf and Outgassing. I’ve provided a brief description of the science that inspired the story. This story also draws from my personal memories of watching the Apollo 14 Moon walk. EVA number two… Continue reading The Science of Golf and Outgassing
A new vignette by Torn MacAlester: Sins of the Son.
I’ve been developing a timeline of events as part of worldbuilding. I plan to add information to this timeline as I publish more stories.
A new short fiction: The Mountain by Torn MacAlester is available here.