Eternity’s Foundation: Chapter 33

The view screen intermittently turned static, but Nalia’s high priority call to Senator Sargire’s office came through. A pair of grey eyes on an older dark-skinned man met hers. He presented himself in a regal manner, even to his own daughter. “Nalia!” he exclaimed in surprise. “Where have you been? What’s going on? We lost… Continue reading Eternity’s Foundation: Chapter 33

Eternity’s Foundation: Chapter 32

The burning hulks of Second Fleet lost orbit and fell on Silesias’ planetshield, pieces scattering over its surface. Iridescent patterns marked the points of impact. The shield flickered under the assault of multiple high-energy projections. All over the sky, the orbs loomed in orbit. The roar of unimaginable tons of directed energy rumbled through the… Continue reading Eternity’s Foundation: Chapter 32

Eternity’s Foundation: Chapter 31

Alan lay on his side, listening to the frenzied squeaks of his upstairs neighbors’ bed. He heard it bang against the side of the wall, which left an echo that pounded in his head. The woman moaned louder until it almost sounded like a scream. He covered his ears and closed his eyes, trying to… Continue reading Eternity’s Foundation: Chapter 31

Eternity’s Foundation: Chapter 30

News traveled quickly, it seemed. Persons in expensive-looking suits and frenzied-looking aides ran through the halls of the green glass-covered Presidential House on Silesias. Two of the President’s agents led Nalia through the crowds, towards a reinforced elevator. They rode down, deep below the surface of the mega-city. From time to time, one of the… Continue reading Eternity’s Foundation: Chapter 30

Eternity’s Foundation: Chapter 29

Hours after he left for Kenzenken space, Kenichi Miyashiro contemplated the dull yellow crystalline object in his hands while sitting cross-legged on the floor. He peered at it, trying to discern some hidden meaning or answer buried in its crevices. His fingers felt the rough surface of the jutted out protrusions. It was cool to… Continue reading Eternity’s Foundation: Chapter 29

Eternity’s Foundation: Chapter 28

The Vĩnh Viễn accelerated away from the battle. The g-forces pushed Nalia back against the pilot’s chair. What am I doing? She thought. It had been years since she practiced in the ship simulators and her scores back then had not been impressive. Behind her, she could hear the marines murmur in the breaching pod.… Continue reading Eternity’s Foundation: Chapter 28