Tag: space opera

  • A Star Apart Glossary 🪱

    A Star Apart is intended to be an immersive experience. It takes place on worlds alien to humans. The main character is not human, has a non-human perspective, speaks a language we have never heard, and exists in a unique culture. Viewed from the perspective that alien lifeforms are completely Other, such a story might be difficult…

  • Solum Body 🪱

    Here are some fun facts about protagonist Marella Trasp’s Solum body from my upcoming novel, A Star Apart. The Solum body is fleshy, with ten segments, like an oversized annelid worm with evolved enhancements. Each of the six rear segments, known as aft segments, have a pair of short legs with wide toe-pads that stick to…

  • Being Solum 🪱

    It’s tough being Solum. Two hundred ten thousand light years away from the Swyrl galaxy, the Solum inhabit the planetary system circling the star Waol. These blue-blooded, six-eyed, four-armed, twelve-legged, sentient, segmented worms evolved on their home planet, Halm. We humans know that galaxy as the Milky Way. When the Solum view Swyrl, they see…