Chapter 3 – Session

Just before I leave the shuttle I pull the hood of  my robe over my head. By arriving in the full dress of the life forms we took on, we bring a bit of the world and culture to the Nosram. Wearing the gear to our pickup site is also easier than carrying it. Unfortunately, […]

Chapter 2 – Mission

“We’re approaching the landing site,” the disembodied voice of the pilot sounds from somewhere within the enclosed cabin. “Do you have everything that you need?” “Yes.” My response is second nature. There is never a need for anything. Everything that I’ll use is determined and packed ahead of time. The question is only a formality, […]

Chapter 1 – Session

A low hiss emits from the speakceiver, a precursor of what will follow. My meditation interrupted, I turn my attention to it as though looking at the box will improve my hearing. “We will want a full report upon your arrival,” the distorted voice cuts through my hushed surroundings like a ragged-edged blade. “Yes, Commander,” […]