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The Cavern – Part 9

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

A pressure seemed to clamp down on my head and a strange, clang that reverberated through my bones and awoke me from a deep slumber, I felt muddled and then the horror struck me – we were sealed in. Panic struck me, I couldn’t breath, I felt the panic tighten around my chest, I moaned […]

The Cavern – Part 8

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

We moved our invalid, who really was very ill by this point, I was slightly surprised that the medic had not euthanized him but then I thought about her standing there in the tunnel awaiting our return with only a corpse for company and could see why she had not. The fact that none of […]

The Cavern – Part 7

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

I sat with mug of stim that someone had gotten for me and the other two, I don’t think any of us were actually drinking the stuff verses just hugging the mugs for the minute amount of comfort it was giving us. I was awaiting the supplies from my mother, the council seemed to have […]

The Cavern – Part 6

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

‘We need to get this hydraulics in place to hold the ceiling up,’ snapped my old lecturer. I nodded dumbly and got out of the way whilst they began to prepare the area, the medic took me aside. ‘I may have to euthanaes, you realise – are any of them going to object?’ she gestured […]

The Cavern – Part 5

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

It took two days to put the hybridised equipment together and at every moment of it we worried we would blow the thing up, it took four units – one of my prototype and three of the echo locators – this was not what we had hoped for but much better than we had expected. […]

The Cavern – Part 4

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

Jenleg had made me rest after I’d read the mountain of paper work, she must have given me a sneaky shot of something – or maybe it had been a delayed activation sedative in the food, what ever it was she tucked me on my make shift bed and had hurried away to supervise the […]

The Cavern – Part 3

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

All the council were watching me, as if I could refuse, as if I would, then I remembered that Elder Cantor had been an eminent explorer. ‘Really but Cantor…’ ‘Is old,’ Cantor replied, ‘we need the younglings to help us out of this and I have no idea how the Cho-Lo’s work were as we […]

The Cavern – Part 2

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

I had blankets and cloths mainly in my crates, there was some food but not much as it had been very heavy, I worried seeing the supplies that had been brought in that they would be assuming people would bring food with them. The sled would be the base of my bed, the foam matting […]

The Cavern – Part 1

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

It was cold and dank at the edge of the cave and yet they still drove us onwards, metal chain ladders with rungs only wide enough for one foot at a time were swung over the edge. The pit lead down to a great open chamber and they had allowed us 24 hours to pack. […]