Starting Points Archive
Starting point: Silently Drifting Past the Vail
Silently drifting on its way past the vail, Tyconderoga had been set on a course to
Starting Point: Ivory Towers
Jacob had a simple goal in life. Like everybody else in the camp, he dreamed of
Starting Point: Dawn City
Jay had seen the colony from each of these three high vantage points before, but the
Starting Point: The Aksu Nomad
The first nomad was reported in western China, near the city of Aksu on the old
Starting Point: Gardeners of Paradise
This week’s story starting point is a response to all the recent talk about utopian sci-fi.
Starting Point: The Rosenberg Portal
The Rosenberg Portal was our way of cheating fate. It didn't take the first explorers long
Starting Point: The Impossible Man
I was halfway to Proxima when the Visitor arrived, and already halfway through my last bottle
Starting Point: The Third Machine Age
It was the third machine age that finally destroyed us. We should have seen it coming;
Story Idea: New Neighbors by John H Reiher
Devi Theld was working on the next crew roster, currently the crew was not working at
Starting Point: The Ones That Bleed
I, Victras, the devourer of marrow, will purge the humans from this universe!
Starting Point: Performance Art
It seemed I had landed my time machine in the middle of a sculpture park!
Planets in the solar system are disappearing!
Starting point: The Tallest Hyperfungus
The largest airships from the 8 continents had been summoned to "Old Wirespire"
Starting Point: Swimming in the Light
There was something moving. Shadows, swimming in the light.
Starting Point: Puny Human Transactions
"What is wrong puny Earthling?" The creature roared.
“Don't,” Kevin complained, but I paid him no mind. Kevin was a wimp.
Starting Point: Electric Lunch
The air fizzed with electricity, a static charge emanating from the rocks around us.
Starting Point: The Ghost of Lynus Hayes
The ghost of Dr. Lynus Hayes had haunted the corridors of the Exhault 5 space station
Starting Point: The Lost Drone
"Who are all these unarmed biological units?"
Car-hackers of the driverless revolution
We called them "Cackers", car-hackers, people who altered the in-built behaviours of their own vehicles.