Near Future, Soft Science Fiction
Space in the future is vast and populated with more anthropomorphic species that you can shake a stick at! (And oddly anachronistic technologies, because this was originally drawn back in 2000 and I am bad at predicting the future.)
The Alliance of Holst (canine), Khriss (feline), Hr’n’ti (avian), Quan (quan!), and Humans is aligned against a seemingly unstoppable force of the Sslin (non-anthropomorphic giant cobras). While there is no magic, there is telepathy, telekinesis, and racial hiveminds which makes for fun alien adventures!
This verse is currently webcomic focused, although there are some prose bits as well. I didn’t start out as a graphic novel ‘verse, but it’s hard to stop doodling once you start…
This universe actually started out as the basis for a GURPS RPG that I ran for friends back in the late 90’s. Thanks to my worldbuilding addiction it quickly outgrew the game and wandered into flash fiction, short stories and eventually into a webcomic.
This verse is now primarily webcomic focused, although there are some prose bits as well. I didn’t start out as a graphic novel ‘verse, but it’s hard to stop doodling once you start…
Daily Snippit : 152 words
Where do all these characters come from?
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.
Chisa Born (WiP)
Earth’s first contact from the Alliance was a Quan ship that went a little off-course…
- Daily Snippit : 108 words
AIs and Quan just don’t mix.
- Daily Snippit : 245 words
The Quan assimilation begins.
These are all set a bit after the Alliance first contacted humanity, and they were working through the kinks. There is a LOT of stuff that centers around language and communication.
Daily Snippit : 188 words
Four species all different, all the same. (Count on the Khriss to slot the Hr’n’ti into ‘alien‘.)
Daily Snippit : 216 words
Without universal translators life gets interesting.
Daily Snippit : 103 words
There’s more important things than dignity.
Lost in Translation : 317 words
Sometimes it’s all about context…
Daily Snippit : 222 words
They might not all talk the same, but they’re learning how to communicate regardless.
Daily Snippit : 202 words
Old dogs, new songs.
Daily Snippit : 134 words
Not all multispecies crews are a happy place.
Humanity has been in the Alliance for a while now, and the Sslin are starting to push hard against the new combined threat.
Daily Snippit : 212 words
The war is going badly… very badly.
Camera Angles (webcomic)
The adventures of Rasa and friends as they deal with their Writer trying to learn how to draw comics… and sometimes actual plots.
The following is all timeline neutral… not sure where any of it goes (or if it will be AU.)
Daily Snippit : 113 words
Some people aren’t meant for green thumbs.
Daily Snippit : 99 words
I have no explanation for this snippit, it is silly and possibly AU. *pokes*