Share with someone…Christmas Eve on Friendship Station An original send-up by Athena Grayson (with apologies to Clement C. Moore, Coca-Cola, and astrophysics) ‘Twas the night before Christmas, all through the space station Not a creature was resting, or taking vacation. The techs shifted cargo from shuttle to ship While inspectors checked mass outside gravity’s grip. […]
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This excerpt is called “Fool’s Gambit” and introduces our hero, Denaat Hades, in an attempt to distinguish himself before his classmates at the Academy and representatives from the powerful ruling houses of Landfall’s elite.
What characterizes a space opera dish is that the technology or advancement of civilization acts as a seasoning to the staple ingredients of interpersonal conflicts of the characters.