A Matter of Magnitude

A Matter of Magnitude

“When you’re commanding a spaceship over a mile long, and armed to the teeth, you don’t exactly expect to be told to get the hell out …”

This is an ensemble recording from the bridge of Earth’s most powerful space cruiser.

Cat and Mouse

“The Warden needed to have a certain very obnoxious pest eliminated … and he knew just the pest-eradicator he needed…”

The Link

“No chance. I found signs of their passing in a dozen places. Then I saw them, their whole fleet. There were hundreds. They’re coming, I saw them.”

The Stoker and the Stars

“When you’ve had your ears pinned back in a bowknot, it’s sometimes hard to remember that an intelligent people has no respect for a whipped enemy … but does for a fairly beaten enemy.”