Nearish Future, Soft Science Fiction
Humans found a way to travel in space, skipping through time… but it doesn’t always work.
I was playing around with ideas on how to get folks from point A to point B in the universe and this little plot bunny popped up! The ‘verse is still in the proto stages and I need to sit down and suss out just how the skipdrive travel works and how folks fall out of time.
It’s meant to be a very soft science fiction universe and most likely I’ll handwave the science in order to play around with the immortality and the worldbuilding.
These are listed in roughly chronological order. Daily Snippits are just random writing, Works-in-Progress (WiP) are so noted, and everything else is a finished work.
Bent, Not Broken : 100 words
The morning after the first successful Starways-DuPont-Boeing human skipdrive trial.
Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics : 161 words
The world cheered when the first pod skipped from low Earth orbit to Mars, then onto Pluto in the same fraction of a second.
Lost : 100 words
Space travel takes its tithe in years.
And One To Grow On : 132 words
Auntie Meredith was just no good at buying presents.
Chance of a Lifetime : 150 words
She had skipped a hundred times before, bouncing back and forth on the colonial cargo runs.
On Behalf of the
Skip, skip, skip, … skip, skip, skip