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Vehement and Vigilant Scale Models by Zerraspace Vehement and Vigilant Scale Models :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 11 0 Vigilant Class - VASIMR-Powered High Delta-V Tug by Zerraspace Vigilant Class - VASIMR-Powered High Delta-V Tug :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 12 0 Vehement Class - Mission Plans by Zerraspace Vehement Class - Mission Plans :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 14 9 Vehement Class - Reusable Nuclear SSTO by Zerraspace Vehement Class - Reusable Nuclear SSTO :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 30 15 Zainterian Tree of Life - Koilozoa by Zerraspace Zainterian Tree of Life - Koilozoa :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 8 0 Zainterian Tree of Life - Solinozoa by Zerraspace Zainterian Tree of Life - Solinozoa :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 7 0 Zainter - Twoflower Anatomy by Zerraspace Zainter - Twoflower Anatomy :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 5 0 Zainter - Twoflower Development by Zerraspace Zainter - Twoflower Development :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 9 3 SMAC Tribute - The UNS Unity (Trajectory) by Zerraspace SMAC Tribute - The UNS Unity (Trajectory) :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 9 0 SMAC Tribute - The UNS Unity (Design) by Zerraspace SMAC Tribute - The UNS Unity (Design) :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 25 7 Starcatcher Class Heavy Duty Transport - in 3D by Zerraspace Starcatcher Class Heavy Duty Transport - in 3D :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 11 0 Starcatcher Class Heavy Transport by Zerraspace Starcatcher Class Heavy Transport :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 16 9 Exacting Class Starfighter by Zerraspace Exacting Class Starfighter :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 47 13 Zainter - Sheath Grass Anatomy by Zerraspace Zainter - Sheath Grass Anatomy :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 6 1 Zainter - Sheath Grass Evolution by Zerraspace Zainter - Sheath Grass Evolution :iconzerraspace:Zerraspace 8 3
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On the Other Side of the Sky
Desolation, that was all I could think of looking into those lightless eyes.
“Oh, Pekktal, good lord of high heaven, the first and most marvelous of skies, hear our prayer!”  
I had but gone to the market, to fetch those rare meats though the inn’s-men had fed us well, those to give him the strength he was increasingly lacking. It’s not as if I had denied the inevitable – surely Master’s rests had grown more weary, and the unknowing pallor of sleep had taken more and more from his waking hours – but I had thought that somehow, when glorious Pekktal would deliver him his final epiphany, that I would be by his side.
“You shone life into the empty dark of the skies at the beginning of birth, and it is your right to take what was freely given.”
Now I looked to the skies with my mortal brethren, each of us united in sharing this heartfelt speech, each of us gazing to our immortal addressee, the unmoving light. The good lord had seen
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Sci-fi Religious Engineering: A Spectral Approach
Emphasis:  RITUAL, MEDITATION, PHILOSOPHY
Agenda:  PROMISED LAND, AFTERLIFE, INNER PEACE
Organization:  HIERARCHICAL, SUBORDINATE, CONSENSUS
Propagation:  HOLY WAR, SYNCRETISM, PACIFISM
The first thing to keep in mind is that each of these four categories exist as a spectrum.  The second thing to remember is that this form of speculative "religious engineering" is especially useful when dealing with multiple sects within a religion.  In order to keep this document politically correct I will refrain from discussing religions that "do not tolerate blasphemy."
RITUAL - This has to do with external experience-oriented religious activities, be it liturgical worship services, pilgrimages, scheduled prayers, festivals, fasting, listening to music, or viewing paintings and stained glass windows.
MEDITATION - This emphasis, as opposed to RITUAL, is more oriented toward internal experience.  A historical example is Protestant Christianity immediately after the
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Expedition to Meios, Part 2 WIP
“Alright, so how is this going to work?” Jack asked as Dr. Gohanavan and the rest of his team assembled in the main passenger bay.
“Ah, Captain Ostrowsky, how nice of you to ask,” Gohanavan said in a mocking tone of voice before bringing up a three dimensional image in the middle of the room using a hologram projector.  The hologram depicted a small obelisk, perhaps five meters tall if judged by its surroundings, with red spheres marking the Meiosians approaching.  “For those in the audience who may be ignorant, what you see here is a standard grade Entanglement Pylon based on alien technology that was reverse engineered by human governments several thousand years ago.  The Drall also developed this technology as well, but by the time the Chaan Region was discovered this tech was nothing new.”
“Okay, so you have one of those expensive Entanglement Pylons, big deal,” Jack interrupted, “I thought those were mainly used
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Expedition to Meios
“What’s taking so long?” Dr. Gohanavan asked as he fidgeted impatiently and looked out the view port at the steamy world beyond Jack’s frigate.  “I didn’t pay you to take me all this way just to poke around in the clouds.”
“Sit down and relax Gandhi, we’re 200 meters above the coastline,” Jack said without looking back at the indignant scientist as he studied the control panel in front of him.
“My name is Gohanavan, Sir,” the scientist said as he slowly took a nearby armchair.  
Jack just laughed and continued piloting the ship.  Beneath his casual demeanor, however, was one very nervous pilot.  He had flown through the atmosphere of a gas giant once, but this was his first time to visit a high gravity “Super-Earth.”
“Captain Ostrowsky,” Gohanavan continued, “I studied the mission report from my colleague before we embarked and I don’t seem to recall the same
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The SOL System (Commission) by stratomunchkin The SOL System (Commission) :iconstratomunchkin:stratomunchkin 93 21 The Chronicles of quantums: Vestea by Dragonthunders The Chronicles of quantums: Vestea :icondragonthunders:Dragonthunders 7 5 The Chronicles of quantums: stakdur by Dragonthunders The Chronicles of quantums: stakdur :icondragonthunders:Dragonthunders 4 9

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Time sure does fly – two years, to be exact! A lot has been going on in the background, good and bad, and most of my work has been in the spirit of what has come before. The Exacting continues to gain attention, having been viewed nearly 4600 times and downloaded nearly 100 times, and thanks to it I can even find links to my name through Google now! Its legacy has not done so well, but that’s about to change.

Do you remember Starfighter Inc – a multiplayer space combat simulator based on hard science with a heavy focus on narrative? Last kickstarter failed, but we brushed the dust and moved on, leaving a core team that will not sway through any circumstance, and nearly everyone who’s contacted us has displayed nothing but anticipation and encouragement.

A lot has happened since then. For one, we’re no longer alone in the market. We were utterly blown away by the announcing of Zane Mankowski’s Children of a Dead Earth, a game so detailed it put even our science to shame, but what you’re more likely to be familiar with is the Scy-Fy channel’s new hit series The Expanse, an ode to the good old days of hard science fiction describing the hostilities of an already colonized solar system with an aesthetic suspiciously similar to our own.

What this tells us is that there is a growing interest in the kind of work we’re making. The stars are right, and we’re ready to try again.

It is time to announce the second Kickstarter for Starfighter Inc.

 

This time there’s a lot more of my work to show – I get a shot in the presentation, the Atlas carrier and Pegasus troop transport shown are my redesigns (with the schematics involved shown), the ship designs in the graphic novel are (loosely) based on my sketches, and I worked alongside writer Rusel Demaria and artist Christopher Brown on the story behind the comic itself.

One way or another, this game is getting done – I’ve poured myself into it for two years, and so have my companions, we’re here to see it through to the end – but any support would help us realize our scope that much faster. Personally, I’d appreciate your thoughts just as much.

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I'm a college student, amateur artist and hope-to-be novelist. My stories thus far are all science fiction and most revolve around my worldbuilding project, Zainter. As such, I'm an active member of the Speculative Evolution forum, and if you need aid dealing with physics, orbital dynamics, or astronomy I'll be happy to assist you.

If you include any of my drawings in your galleries, please comment or send a note: I will not be able to learn and improve without feedback.
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space-commander Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi Zerraspace, I just responded to another comment from Jburns272.
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space-commander Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi Zerraspace, I just replied to Jburns272's last comment.
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Jburns272 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi Zerraspace, I've just replied to Space-commander's last comment.
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space-commander Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi Zerraspace, I replied to Jburns272's last comment.
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Jburns272 Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi Zerraspace. I just commented on Space-commander's last comment as well as yours.
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Zerraspace Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013
Thanks for the notification - and thank you too for those wormhole articles! I've just responded to space-commander's last comment.
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Jburns272 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hi Zerraspace, I just replied to Space-commander's last comment.
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space-commander Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi Zerraspace, I replied to your last comment on the last reply from Jburns.  Just thought I'd let you know in case it doesn't show up in your watch.
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Zerraspace Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013
Thanks for telling me: you're right, since it wasn't in direct reply to me, it doesn't show in my watch. We should probably continue this for each of our respective comments.
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Just replied to Jburns272's last comment
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