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Friday flash fiction – Commander Cello and the Myth of Terran Neutrality

Days of tedious deliberations on behalf of all human life finally provoked Commander Adeline Cello to consider alternatives to diplomacy. Faced with the unacceptable prospect of peaceful coexistence with alien invaders, she decided her best negotiating tactic would be to … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Commander Cello and the Vexatious High Tea

Adeline Cello arrived precisely late to her appointment at the Lacuna Luna. The Civil Discourse’s urgent provisioning and refit gave her the perfect excuse to cancel, but she knew she couldn’t avoid her family forever. As she scanned the tastefully-appointed … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Commander Cello and the Preserved Cliffs of Mercury

The Lunar Expeditionary Force pursuit cutter Civil Discourse traced a pretty orange-white swathe of burning gas particles as it dropped through Mercury’s nearly-there exosphere. On the bridge, Commander Adeline Cello, of the Tranquility Cellos, mentally edited the live footage coming … Continue reading

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