Vignette: Stranger

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 Thun­der Moon Tus­sle by Torn MacAlester   Cov­er graph­ic by Shan­nan Albright… Con­tin­ue read­ing Vignette: Stranger

Another Excerpt from Thunder Moon Tussle

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

Excerpt from Thunder Moon Tussle

  “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

The Science of Golf and Outgassing

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

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