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    Thread: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais
Post: RE: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabe...

The Astronomer Wrote: (05-20-2022, 06:03 PM) -- The bioships were indeed quite slow by Federation standards; as they are now, they only flew at something like .12c. The Dyaushpitr was launched two hu...
InterstellarSleeper Creative Writing 25 290 05-31-2022, 02:13 AM
    Thread: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais
Post: RE: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabe...

Drashner1 Wrote: (02-23-2022, 02:29 PM) -- Why is it important to send a mission before the Rabelais arrives in the vicinity of Iota Horologi? -- I think I may need to do some rewriting here to mak...
InterstellarSleeper Creative Writing 25 290 04-03-2022, 06:10 AM
    Thread: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais
Post: RE: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabe...

Hello. Thanks for the feedback. Here is how I calculated and determined the length of time for the rotation of the station. I am envisioning Horvat Station to be similar in size and characteristics...
InterstellarSleeper Creative Writing 25 290 02-24-2022, 09:02 AM
    Thread: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais
Post: RE: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabe...

Dfleymmes1134 Wrote: (02-22-2022, 01:12 PM) -- I love it! It’s a great little vignette and I appreciate how much you’ve improved it by expanding the writing since your first post! This has the maki...
InterstellarSleeper Creative Writing 25 290 02-22-2022, 01:39 PM
    Thread: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais
Post: RE: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabe...

Hello All. I published another draft of Forshee Schmidt’s proposal for his investigation into the Quasi-Generational Ships. I have included the draft in my previous post in this thread. I added some r...
InterstellarSleeper Creative Writing 25 290 02-22-2022, 12:55 PM
    Thread: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais
Post: RE: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabe...

Hello: I had added an updated draft of this proposal below. Here are a few of my revisions. 1. I integrated the visit to the Genen Monument in Horvat Story within the proposal to the Federation ...
InterstellarSleeper Creative Writing 25 290 02-14-2022, 03:26 AM
    Thread: The Starlost TV Series
Post: RE: The Starlost TV Series

Drashner1 Wrote: (02-04-2022, 12:40 PM) -- Fascinating! Many many many years ago (as in back in high school - I'm 52 now) I bought a themed collection of SF stories all about interstellar travel. ...
InterstellarSleeper Books, Games, Movies, and TV 3 829 02-04-2022, 01:15 PM
    Thread: The Starlost TV Series
Post: The Starlost TV Series

I have recently discovered this great series from the 1970s called The Starlost (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Starlost). Harlan Ellison was the creator and writer of this show. I wanted to see if...
InterstellarSleeper Books, Games, Movies, and TV 3 829 02-04-2022, 12:11 PM
    Thread: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais
Post: RE: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabe...

Here is another draft. I added additional descriptive language and context[/size][size=small] for the Memorial in Paragraph One. I also altered the present tense sentences concerning the Generation Sh...
InterstellarSleeper Creative Writing 25 290 02-03-2022, 01:02 PM
    Thread: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais
Post: RE: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabe...

Drashner1 Wrote: (01-31-2022, 12:40 PM) -- So, overall this is very nice. :) However, there are a few minor issues: a) In the second paragraph the ship is stated to be 16km long. That is quite larg...
InterstellarSleeper Creative Writing 25 290 01-31-2022, 01:24 PM
    Thread: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais
Post: RE: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabe...

I wrote a new draft on this account. I wanted to make it a letter of a researcher in House Genen requesting the First Federation to sponsor a project. I am looking towards the zenith of the cloud...
InterstellarSleeper Creative Writing 25 290 01-31-2022, 03:33 AM
    Thread: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais
Post: RE: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabe...

Here is my latest draft. I added more speculation and context to the account. What happened to the caretakers of the Rabelais? Some of us on station believe a blight spread through the great quasi-...
InterstellarSleeper Creative Writing 25 290 01-29-2022, 01:25 PM
    Thread: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais
Post: RE: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabe...

I agree. There is certainly more room to add details of speculation on the mysterious circumstances of the Rabelais. I will keep adding to the account. I will post additional revisions of the account ...
InterstellarSleeper Creative Writing 25 290 01-27-2022, 11:43 AM
    Thread: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais
Post: RE: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabe...

Thanks for the Feedback! Here is the revised version: What Happened to the caretakers of the Rabelais? Some say they reverted to savagery over those long years of travel though interstellar space. ...
InterstellarSleeper Creative Writing 25 290 01-27-2022, 11:00 AM
    Thread: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais
Post: Happenings on the Quasi-Generational Ship Rabelais

I wrote a little snippet about some mysterious occurrences aboard the Genetekker (gentian) quasi-generational ship en route from Jupiter to Iota Horologii. What Happened to the caretakers of the Ra...
InterstellarSleeper Creative Writing 25 290 01-26-2022, 12:48 PM
    Thread: First Time on the Orion’s Arm Forums and looking to contribute
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Thank you for the welcome and the pointers. I will certainly check those out. I look forward to learning more about this community and hopefully contributing.
InterstellarSleeper The Arrivals Lounge 3 751 01-21-2022, 10:06 AM
    Thread: First Time on the Orion’s Arm Forums and looking to contribute
Post: First Time on the Orion’s Arm Forums and looking t...

Hello All: This is my first time posting on the Orion’s Arm Forums. I just want to say thank you to all of those who have contributed high quality articles and stories to this site. You have given ...
InterstellarSleeper The Arrivals Lounge 3 751 01-20-2022, 09:46 AM