Part 1 - Khatija Patel
When a man you’ve dated for eight years proposes most girls first reaction isn’t to threaten to stab him in the face if he leaves them at the altar. Guess I’m not most girls.
I have a colorful history with weddings. My father is Sudip Patel, one of …
Part 1 - Master Sergeant "Ishta"
My youth was like any other for a kid on [[Cobalt]]; I served the Commune and did my part. I found my true calling after years of boring school; War.
I joined up on Graduation Day, heading to boot camp the next morning. No one could stand in my way …
Part 1 - Captain Adanna Celestine Alvarez
"Some people go insane when they stay in space too long. Not me, it's the hard land, the solid worlds, the busy cities that make me think I'll go crazy, it's the constant noise and I can't sleep. Being born in the Void will do that.
I grew up, if you …
Part 1 - Colonel Fredrick Lawson
I was born to serve the People. If my mother nurtured me then the [[Scion]] military was my father and taught me all that I needed to be a tool of the People. I was only a child when I killed the first time; I made Sergeant in no time.
Not long after …
Part 2 - Captain Adanna Celestine Alvarez
These guests on my ship are unusual, and yet I feel connected to them. Despite that, the rage and sorrow I feel at the loss of my brother are overwhelming. I don't know where this anger comes from but it seems endless. I will find the Raksashi and …
Part 2 - General Fredrick Lawson
The loss of my men on Syncrest Station will not go unavenged. I will not be intimidated by this Agent of the Earth System Magisterium. The Colossus trembles before no one.
Why do these memories flood my mind? I have never met many of these people, …
Part 2 - Khatija Patel
I've never doubted anything in my life. My wits, my knowledge, my speed or talent. And yet, why do I see these x-rays and DNA RediScans that say I'm not who I think I am?
Yet here I stand, on board a ship with people who would kill me if they knew …
Part 2 - Master Sergeant "Ishta"
The headaches were bad and didn't make sense, at least at first. But in that haze of alcohol, it dulled the pain enough for me to find my Way. Now, I can peer inside someone, deeper than even my newly met companions know. But I still wonder, where did …
Part 3 - Captain Adanna Celestine Alvarez
Part 3 - General Fredrick Lawson
Part 3 - Khatija Patel
Part 3 - Master Chief "Ishta"
Part 4 - Captain Adanna Celestine Alvarez
Part 4 - General Fredrick Lawson