Building community and heart into the Firefly 'verse
"Thank you Lady Hengeyokai."
"You're welcome and thank you, Lady Zai."
Gael mused to herself as she pressed a thumb to a data pad to 'sign' the land rental agreement she and Jubilynn had worked over. Over six and a half centuries, she'd gained quite a few names, with Zai Xian, the name given to her by Mother Varahi upon the advent of her becoming a registered Companion, being the newest. Now, as liason, as she thought of it, to the Botany Bay colony, it seemed…Continue
Posted on March 26, 2012 at 5:13pm — 1 Comment
In every weyr, over every hold,
Green and blue, brown, bronze and gold,
Does every dragon keen
In sorrow for the queen.
Killashandra's voice is stilled.
The Rowan's eyes with tears are filled,
Among the stars, Helva weeps.
For Anne McCaffery now forever sleeps.
Anne McCaffery passed away on Novermber 22 at the age of 85. Hers were not the first books of science fiction I had read and to which I had thrilled, but Pern…Continue
Posted on November 23, 2011 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments
I lost my virginity when I was fifteen.
The boy's name was Etienne, he was the captain of our high school's ice hockey team and a fourth year student to my first year. It was the eyes, I'll freely admit. Sparkling blue under slightly messy dark brown hair. I sighed for a week, maybe two, then managed to work up enough nerve to say hello and fully expected him to either not say anything to me or to say something very nasty.
"Hey, You're...Miriya, right?" Was…Continue
Posted on June 13, 2011 at 5:22pm
When I was fourteen, Master Qing decided it was time for me to display my talents upon a larger stage. To that effect, he and I, along with Darien and Jennifer, traveled to Montreal for a martial arts display and tournament. When we arrived, I realized it was the North American Championships. He had me enrolled in both the breaking demonstrations, skills display and the actual, full contact tournament. That last, while I felt confident enough to be in, required some string pulling on Master…Continue
Posted on April 25, 2011 at 5:57pm