Buck Who? Chapter 10 A new day has dawned and the people of the 'community' are coming to grips with the newest member. It promises to be a relaxing day for Ra'naa, Otres, Tara and Declan... but sometimes looks can be deceiving. This particular chapter uses lines from a song by Mike Oldfield called 'Moonlight Shadow'. Rated...
Buck Who? Chapter 9 Bradly Travis finds the way for rescue is not as pleasant as he had hoped. The watchers, having witnessed the events of the night, finally pack up their gear and return to their hidden base, while a new player bursts onto the scene. Back home, Ra'naa, Tara and Otres finally are able to talk to Declan, who...
Buck Who? Chapter 8 Having narrowly escaped the Purist recovery force, Ra'naa, Otres and Tara manage to return to the community. The pilot, Declan finally awakens, and is relieved to find he is safe from the horrors he faced on Resort Island. Everyone has a chance to recover from the ordeals of the day. Then something no one...
'An Inhabitant of Carcosa' While most fans of the Mythos have heard of the haunted city of Carcosa and the lake of Hali, surprisingly few know where they originated. It was not with H.P. Lovecraft, or even Robert W. Chambers, but a full generation before, with the 1887 Ambrose G. Bierce short story "An Inhabitant of...
Buck Who? Chapter 7 Due to the rash actions of one of their companions, Ra'naa and Tara are forced into a confrontation with the small party of Purist soldiers, who have come to inspect the wreckage of the crashed Fighter. Little do they realize that another party arrived and is watching the unfolding events with great...
Buck Who? Chapter 6 After locating and rescuing the pilot of the crashed starship, Ra'naa, Tara and Otres are on the trail back home to the compound. They had not traveled very far when unexpected visitors arrive on the scene. The situation goes from bad to worse more quickly than anyone had anticipated it would.
Buck Who? Chapter 5 Having escaped the horrors at 'The Resort', Declan makes the long trek towards shore. At the same time Ra'naa, Tara and Otres arrive a the site of the crashed starship and begin the search for survivors. Rated R for foul language.
Buck Who? Chapter 4 Chapter 4 see's a return of Declan and his AI companion Babs. Having been kept in cryonic suspension for over three hundred years, Declan 'Shard' Starret awakens just in time to discover his fighter is about to crash. Where he finds himself almost makes him wish he HAD crashed. Rated R for foul language...
Buck Who? Chapter 3 This week I introduce the main antagonist to the story. Those of you who played Gamma World are pretty familiar with Cryptic Alliances. Well, the Purists are Knights of Genetic Purity. They even have blasters and powered armor! =) As always, I hope you enjoy this rapidly growing and expanding tale.
Buck Who? Chapter 2 I can't promise that I will manage to get a chapter up every week, but I certainly will try for the foreseeable future. Also, I will be attempting to post it on Friday nights, time permitting. The story switches gears pretty quickly here. New characters as well as a whole new environment are introduced. I...
Buck Who? Chapter 1 As publisher Michael O. Varhola and those who follow me on Facebook know, I am a prolific writer. I get an idea and I run with it until I either get bored, another project hits me, or I set it aside for various reasons. Last week I got hit with the urge to finally write some Science Fiction. In fact, this little...
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H.G. Wells, Wargaming, & 'The New Machiavelli' Following is an excerpt from Part 1, Chapter 2, of H.G. Wells' novel The New Machiavelli, in which he expresses the affinity for gaming that was revealed in his Floor Games (1911) and Little Wars (1913).

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