It was right around here that I’d originally written a big chunky rant about how I’d made an Executive Decision to not replace the Daedalus on account of it being Too Much Work. While I was somewhere in the middle of chewing up my verb quota, I figured I’d check, just to see. It turned out to be a lot easier than I’d expected – so much easier, in fact, that I went back around and redid all of the ship renders before winding up back here, where the mulling began.

20090904 (14) – Lettered.


Mastering notes, 2016.12.07 – Minor dialogue adjustments to panel two.

Cast

  • Tantek Cestric

    A former United States Army Ranger, Tantek has been with Thule Garrison since the Waking God Protocols field trials of the mid 1990s. He works well with Raven Lockheart, typically functioning as muscle though...

  • Ivan Kursk (Greymalkin)

    A former Soviet military officer, Greymalkin disappeared in southeast Asia in the spring of 1968. He surfaced in late 1969 as an adviser and fixer for Michael West, succeeding West as head of Thule...

  • Xand

    A pink-haired mechanical genius with a full complement of prosthetic limbs (one “bolt-on,” three high-quality synthetics) and no memory of her first twenty years, Xand is the Daedalus flight engineer. A non-terrestrial human with...

Glossary Articles

  • Airbase

    The Airbase, located deep in the Australian outback of Earth 2.0, is home to the crew of the Daedalus and the resting place of the Heirotus FTL test platform Epiphany. Defenses include automated turrets,...

  • Daedalus

    A Javelin class Am-capable high speed cargo transport, the Daedalus is the property of ex-Templar Captain John West. The workhorse of a shady courier service run out of the Australian outback in a nearby...