Rant Heard 'Cross The Galaxy
We picked this up a subspace channel normally used as a short-range navigational aid to ore carriers. The boys in INTEL still don't know quite what to make of it...
I want a new Triplanetary! With moving planets and big O'Neill cylinder cities and spare crew in freezers and alien gravity polarizers and iceteroids and Swirly Thing Alerts and lots of SDI-inspired equipment and cranky, dangerous antimatter reaction drives and big Orion Bang Bang dreadnoughts and lots of testy, outsystem governments and terrorists shoving dinosaur killers at the Earth and big spiky Shadow ships with surface texture maps derived from extreme close-up shots of Ron Thornton's dog's nose (amazing true fact) fading in and out of hyperspace while they trash the Narns gimme gimme gimme gimme gimme -- Dr. Memory Somewhere in the Belt