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Episode 3 – Chapter 12

Major Scott Oakes clenched and un-clenched his fist several times before knocking firmly on the door. The training had gone well – Brice Millwood was a good teacher – Oakes would give him that at least. The door opened and … Continue reading

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Episode 3 – Chapter 11

Anderson Bell was fuming. He’d just received the news of the kidnapping twenty minutes ago. When he’d first heard about the discovery of the indigenous life form by Aria Bekhit he’d been enthralled just like everyone else. Alien life had … Continue reading

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Episode 3 – Chapter 10

Kerri’s body was crying out in pain – in fact it had been doing so for quite a while. It was only now that she was coming to the realisation that she was awake, and the pain was more than … Continue reading

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Episode 3 – Chapter 9

It was a wonderful morning. Neal and Laura were heading off on an expedition today. They would be exploring a new part of the continent, hoping to find some resources that would help the colony grow. There were a great … Continue reading

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Episode 3 – Chapter 8

There was nothing better, as far as Neal Spearwood was concerned, than enjoying a home cooked meal. It was also true that there was nothing worse than having to clean up the kitchen afterward. Still, it was part of being … Continue reading

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Episode 3 – Chapter 7

After a full day of work Kerri had been eager to have something to eat. She’d not been able to keep much down earlier in the day. Morning sickness was setting in it seemed. She savoured every bite of her … Continue reading

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Episode 3 – Chapter 6

Light as it was, carrying the alien the distance from where Aria had found her all the way back to the colony was proving to be very tiring. Already, her arms burned with exertion. As she approached the outskirts of … Continue reading

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Episode 3 – Chapter 5

Aria Bekit always went to bed with the curtains open so that the first rays of early morning sun could stream through into her room. She didn’t consider it to limit her privacy, because nobody could see in during the … Continue reading

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Episode 3 – Chapter 4

The first thing Kerri noticed as she approached Liam’s friends’ house was the music. She could hear the thump thump as she walked up the verandah toward the front door. She had not expected to hear music being played here … Continue reading

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Episode 3 – Chapter 2

The shuttle trip from the Endeavour to the surface of Xinju seemed to elicit excitement from many of the other passengers. For Kerri it was just routine. She had lived in space as a young child and had spent plenty … Continue reading

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