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Astrographer’s Notebook – The Crystalglass Forest

This was a fairly recent note. Not everything in my notebook dates back to the twentieth century🤣. This was actually posted on December 27th of 2017, in fact. — The Crystalglass Forest — On a planet who’s interior has cooled … Continue reading

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WIP – UNSEO Rax

First Contact between humans and the Rax occurred at a planet orbiting one of the stars of 40 Eridani. This planet would later become a mixed Rax/human colony world. The Rax were the first sapient alien species contacted who were … Continue reading

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Races of the UNSEO – Olyuylolly

The Olyuylolly are one of the more technologically-advanced races contacted by the UNSEO. Much of their technology is significantly more advanced than that of Earth. Physical Attributes and Appearance Olyuylolly are herbivorous grazers just slightly larger than humans, though not … Continue reading

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Astrographer’s Notebook – The Fruzanni

This is essentially a set of notes I’ve collected over the past several years on a species in my Malthusian Empire setting. The earliest notes on this race which I will admit to making go all the way back to … Continue reading

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Developing a Workflow – Interlude: Biology

Looking over my planned workflow, I saw a major hole in the worldbuilding. Biology. I know I already handled biology in the very sketchy sense of saying that Terran and Yaccatrene organisms were capable of feeding on each other, but … Continue reading

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Courtship Rite

Courtship Rite, by Donald Kingsbury, is one of those science fiction stories that makes you think long after you finish the story. Like the other Donald Kingsbury book I’ve read, Psychohistorical Crisis, this one was difficult initially to get into, but … Continue reading

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Panspermia, Precursors and the Ubiquity of Life

One of the things I wanted in my fictional universe was a great plurality of more or less habitable worlds. Well beyond anything expected even by Stephen H. Dole’s Habitable Planets for Man. I also wanted a universe that made … Continue reading

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Linkfest February 9th

Here we have a whole collection of articles by Robert A. Freitas Jr. I selected them from Mr. Freitas site on the basis of their usefulness for creating alien lifeforms. Alien Sex Extraterrestrial Zoology, with lots of Wayne Barlowe drawings … Continue reading

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Gravitas Dei

What we have here are some thoughts on the variation of human morphology with varying gravitational environments, folks. Continue reading

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Some more links

A few more useful links for world builders. Continue reading

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