Hunter S. Thorshu

(Citizen Star News) - Written under duress by Hunter S. Thorshu - 2945-10-06

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I thought my goose was damn cooked when the COMSTAB malfunctioned ... causing my trusty steed, the F8 Lightning prototype, to slide wildly into the viscous nickel iron spinning rock.

A Savage Journey to the Heart of the Imperial Dream 

by Hunter S. Thorshu

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Excerpt, Chapter 8:

Strange memories on this nervous night on the planet of Aramis in the Vega System. Cowering in the shelters, waiting for a Vanduul raid to pass. Five years later? Six? It seems like a lifetime, or at least since the Messer Era—the kind of peak that never comes again. Terra in the late thirties and early forties was a very special time and place to be a part of. Maybe it meant something. Maybe not, in the long run… but no explanation, no mix of words or music or memories can touch that sense of knowing that you were there and alive in that corner of time and the world. Whatever it meant…