Starting Points Archive

Starting Point: Refugee Centre Gamma

Taulav stared in wonder at the blue and green sphere suspended in front of space station

Starting Point: Investing in Time

When I gave my nephew two hours of time for his birthday I was sure he'd

Starting Point: His Holiness and the Egg

Today, His Majesty The Great Listener is emerging from his isolation chamber to make a speech,

Starting Point: G-G-G-Ghosts?

"Astute responding. Go ahead Recon 4."

Starting Point: Aunt Chelsea’s Planet

I should have sold it. I still can, but now I know too much about the

Starting Point: Decisions, Decisions

Time was slowly running out. Grayson had to decide on a course of action.

Starting Point: The Cruithne Report

It was a slow news week and somehow a report about poor standards of safety on

Starting Point: E=M2C4

The Many Worlds Translocator™ began to hum loudly. It slowly shifted into a shrill high tone,

Starting Point: Any Landing You Can Walk Away From…

Alex Brunner was standing the surface of Mars. It was amazing. What was more amazing was

Starting Point: Cowboys and Dinosaurs

He rode into Lodestone on the back of green and red feathered Struthiomimus. At his hip

Starting Point: A Monster

She spoke, “Ladies and gentlemen, I am Hans Kölch.” That statement drew surprised comments.

Starting Point: One Order To Go

“Digestion improved,” said Gea. “All digested. No waste.”

Starting Point: The Battle of Grettsburg

On a cold Saturday morning, the familiar sound of a sonic boom echoed throughout the sky...

Starting Point: Should’ve Hired a Clown

Somewhere across town, a children's birthday party must have gone horribly wrong.

Starting Point: Walk 100 Miles in Somebody Else’s Shoes

Wes Mason blinked awake. He tried to run a diagnostic but was blocked. “Wha-what’s up?” he

Starting Point: Let’s Go Walkies

“What was that noise Sedgwick?” asked Mayor-Captain Hieronymus Spalding.

Starting Point: High in Hamju City

“Yuriko, do you really want to go through with this? You don’t have to, you know.”

Starting Point: Black Knight

As the Black Knight Satellite comes into view Peter is transfixed. He remembers seeing it in

Starting Point: A Step Too Far

Celebrity billionaire Gus Goodman was notorious for a life and fortune wasted on a string of

Starting Point: Waves of Dread and Joy

Ibrahim probed into his small leather pouch and retrieved a small blue emotiball. He placed it