SD First Draft 10

Continuing the first drafts of Splintered Demons. To learn more about this book or view the table of contents for these first drafts posts, visit the novel page here. The pace of the story is somewhat slower than Dyson’s Angel. I’ll be attempting punch it up a little in the second draft, but this is ultimately more of a character drama set in space (with occasional action … Continue reading SD First Draft 10

SD First Draft 8

Continuing the first drafts of Splintered Demons. To learn more about this book or view the table of contents for these first drafts posts, visit the novel page here. Gamayun emitted a chorus of tones which Dyson recognized as its equivalent of a human sigh. The drone had long since abandoned mimicking human conversational ticks and instead preferred to interject its speech with more unique elements. … Continue reading SD First Draft 8

SD First Draft 7

Continuing the first drafts of Splintered Demons. To learn more about this book or view the table of contents for these first drafts posts, visit the novel page here. “You still haven’t told me your plan.” “And you haven’t told me yours.” “Simple: Get out. Find more work. Survive. And you? You’re here because your mother turned out to be some sort of 🖕🏽ing nanite abomination, … Continue reading SD First Draft 7

SD First Draft 6

Continuing the first drafts of Splintered Demons. To learn more about this book or view the table of contents for these first drafts posts, visit the novel page here.   Slowly, Heraxo began to fall into line.  They agreed that caution was necessary, for something about the spire was reminiscent of an ancient enemy.  They agreed that the ship was in danger, because the wound they … Continue reading SD First Draft 6

SD First Draft – 5

Continuing the first drafts of Splintered Demons. To learn more about this book or view the table of contents for these first drafts posts, visit the novel page here.   The current state of the art in synthetic intellect design consisted of a set of quantum processors arranged in a self-repairing unregulated network cluster, supported by a swarm of midges which were capable of constructing additional … Continue reading SD First Draft – 5

SD First Draft – 4

Continuing the first drafts of Splintered Demons. To learn more about this book or view the table of contents for these first drafts posts, visit the novel page here. Dyson and Evangeline Sartori had what could generously be described as a contentious relationship. After more than a decade of continual fighting, which his father had attempted to moderate until his untimely death, Dyson had hoped that … Continue reading SD First Draft – 4

SD First Draft – 3

Continuing the first drafts of Splintered Demons. To learn more about this book or view the table of contents for these first drafts posts, visit the novel page here. “Are you getting a sense that this place might not be entirely mechanical?” Moira asked. She moved to hover below a series of nodules on the outside of the door, each of which aligned with the locking … Continue reading SD First Draft – 3

SD First Draft – 2

Continuing the first drafts of Splintered Demons. To learn more about this book or view the table of contents for these first drafts posts, visit the novel page here.  “We have our own arrangement,” Gamayun said. They glided back from the edge and opened a series of panels in their side, unfolding a set of articulated arms from within itself. Dyson climbed into the curve of … Continue reading SD First Draft – 2