Tethered Worlds docked fortuitously at The New Podler Reviews. Sometimes the series intersects with those who really get it. Read the thoughtful review by DED linked below. Tethered Worlds: Blue Star Setting Now Named Best of 2015 at The New Podler Reviews As you read, the review was not all flowers and praise. DED has … Continue reading Podler Reviews Names Tethered Worlds Book 2 Best of Year
~or~ Good (Space) Fences Make Good (Planetary) Neighbors Imagine downtown Tokyo and New York City's Times Square connected by a door that bends the rules of physics, at least as we understand them today. People could walk between these cities as easily as crossing the street. Much in both cities would change, and it wouldn't … Continue reading Instantaneous Interstellar Travel & Cultural Meltdown
~or~ Just Because You Can, Doesn't Mean You Should... "Before the war, before humankind matured to where they are today, we dallied with the artificial creations of our own hands... As you can imagine, it did not end well." A lesson that didn't have to be learned the hard way, and yet was, made an … Continue reading AIs and Mankind Part Two: Robots & Romance
POST SALE UPDATE: We are grateful to those who helped support our sale. To all who purchased, thank you and happy reading. We hope you enjoy the series, and if you do, let us know! UNWELCOME STAR For $0.99—Thanksgiving Weekend Only! We are running this special for four days, November 27-30. The Tethered Worlds series … Continue reading Tethered Worlds Book One Thanksgiving Weekend Sale — Done & Thanks!
We just finished cutting the new Tethered Worlds series trailer. It is a fun, colorful, fractal filled experience! You will see some production art included. We also added tags for the first two books currently available in the series. Book trailers are a relatively new phenomenon, but can be an entertaining and fast way to … Continue reading Tethered Worlds Series Trailer Released
(If you have not read book one yet, consider holding off reading this post to avoid spoilers.) Blue Stars are big and majestic. A beacon in space for light years around. But their beauty shines indiscriminately upon war and peace, honor and deception, and that twilight world where life hangs by an ethereal thread. Jordahk … Continue reading Available Now: Tethered Worlds Book 2 — Blue Star Setting
~or~ Whatever you say bounces off of me and back onto you. Force fields have been a science fiction dream since before Gene Roddenberry conceived his "Wagon Train to the Stars" (Star Trek) in the mid 1960s. The ability to stop energy rays comes in handy not only for rogue Klingons or Romulans, but because … Continue reading Living With Force Fields
~or~ The machines are not taking over... right? Behold the M5 Computer from Star Trek the original series. It was designed to remotely operate a starship in combat, thus sparing humans from such a dangerous endeavor. What could possibly go wrong? Of course, in the decades since this episode first aired we have seen depicted … Continue reading AIs and Mankind Part One: Combat and the Future
Don’t have an e-reader? Like the feel of paper? Want the classic reading experience? Tethered Worlds: Unwelcome Star has been released in paperback. Buy it on Amazon, or preferably from the publisher to get a direct order discount. Enjoy!
~or~ In the Future, Showers are Still Wet I remember a Star Trek character once referencing a sonic shower. Because, you know, in the FUTURE you cannot use plain old water. Come on, that is positively ancient. But even if you could invent a "sonic shower," would anyone want to use it? Just because you … Continue reading Must Spaceships Have Sonic Showers?