Long Range Operator
Adrian M. Neville
One: Alien Son
Impossibly, the whole universe seemed to shake softly as the connection between Gliese 674 and Barnard's Star was established. Through the Gate like a quarter-kilometer-wide, silver-rimmed magnifying glass hanging in space the pale red glow of Barnard's Star shone through, darkened only by the silhouette of its lone planet, Eos. A thick mass of cables protruding from the rim curled inward and through the lens, physically connecting with its mate just over twelve light years away.
Almost immediately after the communications connection was established, an angel
Radio Drama: Sky Full Of Steel by Vanguard3000, literature
Radio Drama: Sky Full Of Steel
Sky Full of Steel
A Script by Adrian M. Neville (Vanguard3000)
[Entire broadcast is overlaid with subtle radio graininess.]
[Music: Gustav Holst's "Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age" @ 2m30s]
It has been twenty-two years since the 1924 occupation of earth by the mysterious Aquilan Confederacy. Cloaked in eternal shadow under the massive Aquilan arcology, the people of Highfall City and, indeed, the world await an uncertain fate at the mercy of their unknown alien overlords: Not quite slaves, but far from free.
Enter Richard Trent better known as RICK RAMJET: Masked crusader of freedom and