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by ivanor
Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Them Things...
Replies: 16
Views: 3478

feral....

Peeping from the spy hole dad had put in his 'secret' playroom, Timmy watched them things as they bumped through his mom's kitchen. He remembered the last words she had said to him when she closed the playroom's hidden door, she said 'Timmy boy, you stay quiet now, you hear?' So Timmy stayed quiet. ...
by ivanor
Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:33 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Them Things...
Replies: 16
Views: 3478

staying Low on the HI-Way

The Emergency Broadcast System said to shelter in place. Stay off the roads and let the public services and the military handle the situation. Yea, right. When was the last time that the government handled any problem decisively and effectively? I can't think of a single time... Soon as we realized ...
by ivanor
Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:15 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Them Things...
Replies: 16
Views: 3478

The Windsmill of Fate

All along the Jersey shores Facing New York City, one can see The Windmills. The first windmill showed up about three weeks into the apocalypse. It was just there one morning. A handful of people were aware of where it came from, but to most it was not there and then it was there… It was a still mor...
by ivanor
Wed Aug 24, 2016 9:54 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Time for you - all to play
Replies: 43
Views: 5217

Junk Box Hero, part 2

‘That won’t do no good.’ Shouted a voice from the house across the street, ‘they all died last week.’ ‘What was that?’ ‘I say, they all died last week. The father got out to look for supplies and didn’t make it back, the mother killed the rest and herself.’ ‘But why all the interest for the crazies?...
by ivanor
Tue Aug 23, 2016 10:38 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Time for you - all to play
Replies: 43
Views: 5217

Junk Box Hero, part 1

Brighton Everly was Junk-Man to the people who knew him, saw him or was told about him. His forty acres were a junk yard for 60 years before there was a New Avalon in NY. His Great Grandfather started as a farmer, and just accumulated useful things. His grandfather continued farming and collecting a...
by ivanor
Mon Aug 22, 2016 8:30 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Time for you - all to play
Replies: 43
Views: 5217

Harm’s Way

-------------------------- Harmon Cardierre Heir to the the Cardierre winery in New Avalon, New York. Tells everyone to just call him Harm. -------------------------- Harm had made it off the moon in the nick of time. His personal space craft was small enough to make a quick low gravity leap back to...
by ivanor
Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:02 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Time for you - all to play
Replies: 43
Views: 5217

Moon Dust in Wandering Eyes, part 2

---------- Parker ---------- Captain Jim Parker was not a good man, hell, he didn’t even try to be a good man. He was in it for the money and he did whatever it takes to stay in the money. This stop at Moon Base 7 was officially a maintenance emergency, a failing carbon dioxide scrubber in his cabin...
by ivanor
Wed Aug 10, 2016 12:31 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Time for you - all to play
Replies: 43
Views: 5217

Moon Dust in Wandering Eyes

------- Tim ------- Tim saw the man he was trying to follow guide four others through an obscure service door up ahead. Tabby seemed to be coming out of her shocked daze and was keeping up with less effort on his part, so he forged ahead toward the service door. With a herculean shove, Tim managed t...
by ivanor
Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Time for you - all to play
Replies: 43
Views: 5217

oops

oops
I just noticed that I haven't taken into account the complete lack of gravity on a rock...have to think about this, might be some editing once I get a grasp on it...

ok, I think I fixed it..
by ivanor
Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:53 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Time for you - all to play
Replies: 43
Views: 5217

Out with the old...

Equipped and pissed, Dawg made haste back to the rock. Closer examination of the concealed airlock revealed that it was salvaged from a ship and had no security. It was a simple manually operated double chamber airlock. Loaded for bear and entering blind, Dawg was back in his environment. This was g...
by ivanor
Mon Aug 08, 2016 9:44 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Time for you - all to play
Replies: 43
Views: 5217

From Chewers to Pirates

The proximity sensor was blaring in the small control room. It took Billy a full minute to come fully awake and find the right switch to silence the alarm indicator. Jocko may be good with rigging together complex electronics, but these controls were not user friendly. Billy considered once again ho...
by ivanor
Sun Aug 07, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Time for you - all to play
Replies: 43
Views: 5217

far Reaches and evil Clutches, part 2

The Far reaches and Evil Clutches part 2 Where did she go? Dawg was baffled. Kim had found a promising rock, much larger than her normal selection. After several days of orbiting scans she had made a long EVA to its surface. This ‘roid was easily 4 times the size of the rocks she normally went for. ...
by ivanor
Wed Aug 03, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Time for you - all to play
Replies: 43
Views: 5217

The Far reaches and Evil Clutches, part 1

The message that Dawg received while launching from IO was from Rowdy. He had received Dawgs warning about Earth Moon and was letting Dawg know that Ceres had lost contact with the Moon Bases shortly after. He also mentioned that in his last contact from Sawman it was mentioned that he was preparing...
by ivanor
Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:32 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Time for you - all to play
Replies: 43
Views: 5217

Re: Time for you - all to play

Moths to the Flame part 2 Ivanor Interlude: Moon Base 7 was the most recent addition to the Moon. By far the largest of the bases, the design and layout was carefully planned to provide for the ever expanding needs of the Moons inhabitants and visitors. It has a Tiara or crown like appearance, a sle...
by ivanor
Mon Aug 01, 2016 11:07 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Time for you - all to play
Replies: 43
Views: 5217

Moths to the Flame, part 1

got bored at work, thought I'd work some more on this GROUP WRITE. ivanor Moths to the Flame, part 1 It took years of saving, but Tim was finally able to take his family on that trip to the Moon bases that he had promised his daughter when she was just 6 years old. Tabby, now 16, was still thrilled ...
by ivanor
Mon Aug 17, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: An Unwelcome Development
Replies: 376
Views: 51955

Re: An Unwelcome Development

Writing this last segment, I realized that feral packs of previously owned dogs is unlikely to be a problem in a serious SHTF situation... okay, i am a bit slow on the uptake...i think you meant that with all that fresh meat left about from the dog slaughter, people with a strained menu lately woul...
by ivanor
Mon Aug 17, 2015 11:02 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Mumbai meets Midwest - 2/20- update
Replies: 132
Views: 11614

Re: Mumbai meets Midwest - 2/20- update

Ah, the snackbar has reopened! I was getting quite hungry for more :)
by ivanor
Sun Jul 19, 2015 11:19 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Them Things...
Replies: 16
Views: 3478

The Zone...

With this seven survivors, the Zone’s population was now 126. Not very many people for an area that once held 2 million. Supplies were not a problem for the survivors, as the squads were bringing in everything they could find of the dry and canned goods from the surrounding areas. The masses of the ...
by ivanor
Sun Jul 19, 2015 9:53 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Them Things...
Replies: 16
Views: 3478

Scouting 'Them Things"...

‘See Davey, over in that basement window? The cardboard moved a little bit. I saw the same thing a couple days ago. There must be someone still hiding out there.’ Sheila quietly informed her squad leader. ‘We need to make sure this area is clear and then see about getting them moved into the ‘Zone’,...
by ivanor
Sun Jul 19, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Them Things...
Replies: 16
Views: 3478

in the city, the big big city...

New York City, 22 days into the apocalypse, no word from the government for the last week, radio channels have all gone to static. Only one TV channel still on the air, and it has been stuck running a loop of Gilligan’s Island episodes for the last 3 days … Peering out under a small flap in the card...
by ivanor
Sat Jul 18, 2015 5:20 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Them Things...
Replies: 16
Views: 3478

Re: Them Things...

Elsewhere, things were not nearly so idyllic. … ‘But Dad, all the kids in my class have colds, can’t I stay home today? You don’t want me getting sick too, do you?’ ‘Enough of your excuses child! Go out there and get on that Bus!’ It’s always something with you, why can’t you just go to school and e...
by ivanor
Tue Jul 14, 2015 9:31 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Them Things...
Replies: 16
Views: 3478

Re: Them Things...

It took the couple the better part of two weeks to complete their salvage of what was left of the burg. They never saw another human/humanoid the entire time. Jim’s project Bicycle proved its worth as they were able to haul large quantities of materials back to the cabin on each trip. The time for t...
by ivanor
Mon Jul 13, 2015 11:00 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Them Things...
Replies: 16
Views: 3478

Re: Them Things...

Sometimes, simple statements prove Prophetic… Town proved to be a little more difficult than it sounded in the planning stages. Taking the visible path from the cabin, town proved to be a three day hike to arrive on the outskirts of a small burg. For those three days, they saw nobody and nothing, ex...
by ivanor
Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Them Things...
Replies: 16
Views: 3478

Re: Them Things...

“This is RB251, broadcasting in the clear, I repeat, this is RB251, is there anyone out there looking for a conversation tonight?’ ‘It’s been two months since you heard anyone on that thing Jim, why do you even bother with it anymore?’ ‘Because I can, Ellen, because I can…’ Jim mumbled as he shifted...

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