It looks like Thad’s “spacing out” comes with some temporal bendiness – that might explain pacing early in The Dualist and it certainly explains why the cockpit went from closing to very closed while he was peeping on James in the QAR. His awareness is presently hosted in a body that is hundreds if not thousands of light years away from his original meat – there’s bound to be some jet lag.


I’m trying a new thing with this scene – I rendered the whole thing at once, which isn’t new. I drew the whole thing at once, which isn’t new per se but is new for a scene of this size. I’ve posted the whole thing to the ATC Patreon Page but that also isn’t new… what is new – very new – is writing page metadata well in advance of posting. For years the policy has been to create the page, finalize it, write it up, and post it. As of Fire -31- I’m trying a new thing – I’ve written up the metadata for Fire -31-, Fire -32-, and this page on Sunday, October 2nd 2016, and I intend to have what I write on that day stand as what goes up. This is a step towards timed posts, which are a thing I’d like to edge towards during the next week of posts, as that’s when packing gets serious.

Monday – It really is a hell of a view.

Cast

  • Thaddeus Gallahad

    A traumatic Awakening in the summer of 1997 was just the beginning of Thad’s emotional problems. The disappearance of most of his Pittsburgh friends a few weeks later compounded his issues and, while he...

  • Ornix Khan

    Ornix doesn’t let trivial things like ethics and morality get in the way of his loyalties or sense of reality. A longtime friend of Thad and a fellow “victim” of the Templar Waking God...

  • Raven Lockheart

    A South Jersey punk with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Templar-forged Master’s degree for field work, Raven posed as a high school guidance councillor during the early stages of the Waking God...

  • John West

    The first extraterrestrial human to be born on Terra. Home-schooled by Templar, he left the organization in 1997 citing management issues and took the Daedalus with him. John is an incredibly talented Navigator, having...

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    Am is the colloquial (and technically incorrect) term for a “condensed” quad-axial space, accessible by certain life forms and organic technologies. Am is a form of “hyperspace,” in which travel and communication circumvent general...

  • 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...

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