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  1. That is great slate. Somebody is going to be busy. If the fantastic Double Edge is any indication, Preemptive Maneuvers and Inevitability will be awesome. Are we moving into an Intrepid Golden Age, I wonder? Sweet!
  2. Michael Owens has always had a difficult relationship with his father, never having fully forgiven him for putting Starfleet before his family and playing puppet master with his career, very possibly even having arranged him getting his own command. But what does the estranged son do when his father comes to him with an urgent request he claims might decide the future of the galaxy itself? Captain Owens' homecoming will turn out to be anything than what he could have expected in Legacy. Now available in full at the TrekBBS and at Ad Astra.
  3. You Can't Go Home Again. That sentiment seems particularly true for DeMara Deen who fears that after years in Starfleet which have tested her pacifistic upbringing again and again, and never more so than during the last two years of war with the Dominion, she may no longer be accepted by her own kind. The truth, she discovers, is much more complicated. The third Homecoming vignette, When I Was a Child, is now available in full at the TrekBBS and at Ad Astra.
  4. Lieutenant Commander Xylion and his close personal friend, the enigmatic bartender Bensu, return to Vulcan and to the place their extraordinary, life-long journey first began. Will this trip through space and time finally answer the many questions which have plagued them both for years? The second Homecoming vignette, Resurrection2, is now available in full at the TrekBBS and at Ad Astra.
  5. A look at some old and never-used cover and teaser art pieces in a small retrospective of 10 years or so of Star Eagle Adventures design history. 1. First off an early Star Eagle series promotional cover featuring the original Star Eagle logo. It prominently features the obviously Star Trek and Star Trek: The Next Generation inspired intro which did in fact preface the first few novels before it was dropped entirely and subsequently removed from all stories. 2. Next is yet another early promotional cover, this time using the short-lived transitional logo featuring the spread eagle design before the introduction of the bald eagle head logo in use today. Interesting to note that this piece, including the tagline was recycled with the new logo, and can currently be found on the Ad Astra archive series page. 3. A very early concept teaser art cover for the sixth novel in the series. So early in fact, the story didn’t even have a name yet and the teaser still features the initial Star Eagle logo and is missing the blue banner which would eventually become standard on all Eagle covers. Eagle 6 eventually became Semper Fidelis. The tag line however was reused, slightly amended on the second teaser: “The war is over. The battle for peace has only just begun” . 4. The title and tagline remained the same for the finished story on this early version of the teaser for Eagle 5. The background and the angle of the ship eventually changed. Another mildly interesting note: Shadows in the Haze didn’t actually debut until late 2012. 5. The only teaser ever produced for the spin-off series Lower Deck Tales and clearly with an eye on the popular abbreviation craze. In hindsight not very smart considering the relatively obscure series title. 6. An unused teaser variation for the upcoming Quantum Divergence saga with the same shattered glass motif featured on the official teasers. 7. One of four Versus concept teasers for 2016’s Civil War novella. The other three variations can be found on StarEagleAdventures.com here. 8. A teaser variation for the current vignette series Homecoming, once again using the abbreviation concept (even though here it’s even more obscure). And while this version was briefly used on StarEagleAdventures.com, it was eventually removed and replaced with a very similar version when it became clear that (a) Fall 2016 was becoming more like early 2017 and (b) that’s not really the Earth we know. 9. An early cover concept for Homecoming which was dropped mostly in favor of the more evocative cemetery version. The image of San Fran in flames from Deep Space Nine is evocative in its own right and while these events are hinted at in Homecoming, none of the vignettes actually take place during or even immediately after the Dominion attack on Earth.
  6. The first main vignette in Homecoming is now available in full at the TrekBBS and Ad Astra. Join Lif Culsten and Louise Hopkins as they embark on the long journey to Culsten's remote homeworld on which he hasn't set foot on in years. As Louise is soon to discover, for very good reason. You can run from your past, but can you ever truly escape it? Find out in The Burden of Truth.
  7. Hey CeJay,

    I had a question about your short story "The Enemy of My Enemy (is My Lover)". You mentioned a pro-Dominion (I think) Vice-Proconsul in that story. I wanted to include that character in a follow up to "Conspirata" (in my Romulan cycle of DT stories). I didn't see if the VP had a name or a gender. I was thinking the VP was male.

    My take on him was that the VP was pro-Dominion but fell in line and supported the war against the Dominion. Now, postwar the VP wants to keep all territorial gains and wants to crack down on the Remans. My intention is to have Reman renegades attempt to assassinate him at a meeting involving Allied dignitaries.

    If you have a name, physical description for the Vice-Proconsul? Thanks.

    1. Cejay


      Just looked over that story, no name or description was given, so feel free to use the character anyway you like.

    2. DarKush


      Thanks CeJay.

  8. Thanks, Pior, glad you enjoyed the story. Particularly considering that I put together the concept really quickly, which normally is not something I tend to do. Hope you'll enjoy Homecoming as much.
  9. The crew of the Starship Eagle returns to Earth for the first time in years and after the long war fighting the Dominion. The battered ship is overdue for an extensive overhaul but more importantly, the mentally and physically exhausted crew is desperate for well deserved shore leave. Homecoming is the third installment of the Eagle Vignette Series and features ten short stories, each following one or more characters from the Star Eagle Adventures as they face a different set of challenges. It is also the second and final story in the Road to Quantum Divergence series which will lead to the Quantum Divergence trilogy event which is due later in the year. Now posting at the TrekBBS and Ad Astra.
  10. Outstanding, looking forward to get my teeth into this over the next few days! Quick question, what does this mean for Obscura? Will you be able to continue to work on that? I really liked that story. Hope you are having a great holidays season!
  11. Civil War has now been posted in its entirety at the TrekBBS and at Ad Astra. The story continues in The Star Eagle Adventures: Quantum Divergence, coming in 2017. Special thanks to my fellow United Trek writers, Bry Sinclair, DarKush, Galen, Michael Garcia, Sam Redfeather and The LoneRedShirt. The Road to Quantum Divergence continues in just a few weeks with the third Star Eagle Adventures vignette series, Homecoming.
  12. The man who appeared to be standing in an indistinct part of the ship looked very much like the captain of the starship Enterprise but it was unmistakable that whatever transformation had befallen his ship, had also happened to him. His bald head was sickly pale and the entire right hand side of his face was covered with seemingly implanted machine parts. A black tube connected them with the dark, equally mechanical suit he was wearing. A bright red and directed light shone from the facial modification and directly into the visual pickup. For a moment nobody on the bridge spoke, as they stared at the sight with disbelieving eyes. T’Cirya was the first to break the silence, her carefully neutral face showing no evidence of astonishment. “Captain Picard?” A heavily modulated voice answered her. “I am Locutus of Borg. Resistance is futile. Your live as it has been, is over. From this time forward, you will service us.” Civil War Now posting at the TrekBBS and Ad Astra over the next 10 weeks.
  13. Great news on you continuing Double Edge! Better late than never. Looking forward to get back into that.
  14. Just finished it. Great stuff!