Made in DNA

American author/translator living in Japan. Haunts a variety of social media sites, loves writing, spends too much time thinking about pizza.

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Screaming Metal (Part 024)
14 days ago
The wind of the early evening howled as the open-top, 4-seat aircar jetted into the oncoming night. Equipped with goggles and commsets they sped toward the village Deshel and Suen had frequented their...
Screaming Metal (Part 023)
a month ago
The morning exploded in thunder and the screeches of palm-sized, winged mammals as they took flight. A plume of vaporized garbage rocketed into the air accompanied by hurtling shards of long-buried me...
Screaming Metal (Part 022)
4 months ago
Shake Hands was a planet on the cool side, occupying an outer position of its sun's circumstellar habitable zone. While cold at times, it wasn't completely intolerable. Even overnight. Wrapped in heav...
Screaming Metal (Part 021)
4 months ago
"Yes, ma'am," Deshel said. "Suen, give me a local structure report." "Holodar shows no man-made structures in the vicinity. Forests withstanding, the area is clean to seven meters off the floor." "I w...
Screaming Metal (Part 020)
7 months ago
"Ma'am?" Surprised, Deshel questioned the order. Had Deshel assumed they'd leave Shake Hands now that their real reason for being on-planet had been discovered? Priyanka didn't doubt it. No one sends ...
Screaming Metal (Part 019)
8 months ago
That roll, however, was intended to buy the moment or two the Alley Cat needed to kick on its thrusters. Stuck on her butt in an awkward position, a frantic Priyanka still managed to magnetically lock...