Fractured Fragment Friday: What Kind of “Possession” is Detective Jimmy Delaney Involved In?
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Fractured Fragment Friday: What Kind of “Possession” is Detective Jimmy Delaney Involved In?

Since we’re now a week out from the release of “Possession” (Detective Jimmy Delaney #8), it’s time to feature it on Fractured Fragment Friday. So, where did Jimmy come from? It started with an off-hand comment, someone wishing they could just plug a flash drive into their head and get the knowledge and skills they … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Jim Goes Through a Disturbing Transformation While “Finding Sanctuary”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Jim Goes Through a Disturbing Transformation While “Finding Sanctuary”

“Finding Sanctuary” just started with the idea of a human colony ship wandering through space in search of a home. Eventually they find one. But an alien planet suitable for life would of course have alien life, wouldn’t it? It would be nice to think they’d be welcoming, but…, well…, WE’D be the aliens then, … Continue reading

Meandering Monday about Censorship, Consensus, Conscience, and Coercion
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Meandering Monday about Censorship, Consensus, Conscience, and Coercion

You don’t prove you’re right by silencing the opposition. This has  been tried throughout history, and does nothing but slow down progress. Sure, the people resisting truth to preserve their short-term self-interest may retain power for a little bit longer, but eventually it has to be admitted that Galileo was right, and that the Earth … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: “Gladius” Decides His Alien Overlords Do Not Own Him
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Fractured Fragment Friday: “Gladius” Decides His Alien Overlords Do Not Own Him

I’m not quite sure how “Gladius” wound up where it ended – the original story was to have something to do with virtual reality and infectious ideas, but then the virtual coliseum shifted to being the actual reality, a place where various races had been taken as slaves by a master alien culture and forced … Continue reading