Announcing the Alien Profile Writing Competition, part of Alien Week 2012. Full details below.
From August 26th to September 2nd, SciFi Ideas will be hosting a special week of articles, user submitted content, and discussion. It’s name – “Alien Week 2012″.
The decision between whether or not the children survive would seem to give us two possible directions for this story; a survival story and an action-packed revenge thriller.
Simon volunteers for a radical and experimental new cancer treatment. This treatment uses teleportation technology to remove the tumors from a patient’s body.
To teleport Captain Kirk, we need to scan him and find out every detail about his body (a sickening idea, I know). Every particle needs to be put back exactly where it was or Kirk might turn into a pile of goo, a vapour, or worse – an evil version of himself from a parallel universe.
Last August on SciFi Ideas, we hosted a special 7 day event entitled “Alien Week”. This year, we’ll be running the event for a second time and encouraging the same reader participation.
In this storyline, humans long ago gave up on developing FTL travel or using suspended animation to ferry people across the stars. Instead, we use TeleBeamers, or Beamies for short.
Two parallel Earths fight for dominance over a central ‘hub world’ and the valuable resources it contains. Interdimensional travel meets time-travel, and there are Nazis too…
The HUN, a human-like extrasolar species, began their invasion by first setting up a terrestrial staging area in Antarctica and then moving north in a campaign of total domination of the southern hemisphere.
The planet-bound sapients in this conceptual tale are a hexapodal arthropod who, at time of First Signal, have a civilization with the atmosphere of the Victorian Age. They call themselves the Vixhal.