Category Archives: Science Fiction

Wanton Wasteland: Home Run

* * WARNING: ADULT CONTENT * * Fiona takes Mac to her house in Diamond City to play with his bat and balls, but things get serious. Based on my first playthrough of Fallout 4, this story takes place after MacCready’s Wooden Soldier and before … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: THE SECRET ORDER Shadow Breach

This game is called THE SECRET ORDER: SHADOW BREACH on PlayStation, but it’s called The Secret Order 7 on Steam. It definitely felt like part of a series, with references to characters, story and events from, I assume, the past six games I … Continue reading

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It’s not the best choice, it’s … THE OUTER WORLDS

SPOILER ALERT * * * The second half of this article contains major story details * * * THE OUTER WORLDS felt like Firefly fanfiction, complete with twangy guitar riffs, a ragtag crew, old-timey frontier style speech, and an occasional cargo bay full of … Continue reading

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Fallout New Vegas fanfiction: “Special Delivery in Jacobstown”

Artwork by of-devils-and-drawings.tumblr.com ADULTS ONLY. This is a steamy story about Lacy the Mojave courier and Marcus the mutant mayor of Jacobstown. Based on my playthrough of Fallout: New Vegas. Contains explicit sexual content, language and romance. May also be … Continue reading

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Fallout 4 fanfiction: “Cold, Cruel World”

This is part of a series based on my first playthrough of Fallout 4. These stories don’t include the entire quest of the Sole Survivor but are a collection of significant moments in my role-playing, headcanon and backstory. In this one, Fiona finds Mary Abernathy’s locket, decides to be a Minuteman, and … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: TITANFALL 2

This week I played TITANFALL 2, a first-person shooter developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. It’s a 2016 sequel to the game Titanfall (2014), available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. I spent most of my time in the tutorial, learning the … Continue reading

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Like Hammer & Steel: An Oseram Love Story

The video game Horizon Zero Dawn inspired me to write a love story and a drinking song. “Like Hammer & Steel” is about Masara, an Oseram craftswoman who impresses the Sun-King with her clever contraptions. She would prefer to have Erend’s attention but he’s … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: SPIDER-MAN

Marvel’s SPIDER-MAN is a Playstation exclusive, released in September 2018, that became one of the fastest-selling games of the year and one of the best-selling PlayStation 4 games of all time. My husband bought the game so I figured I’d try it … Continue reading

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Illogicon 2019

This weekend I’ll be at ILLOGICON VIII, a convention for science fiction and fantasy in books, live action TV and movies, animation, comics, the visual arts, pod casts, video games and more. I’ll be on a panel about live streaming … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: FALLOUT 76

This week I tried FALLOUT 76, the infamous online multiplayer RPG developed by Bethesda Game Studios and released last month amidst tremendous hype and player backlash. Viewers of my YouTube channel are split between those who think FALLOUT 76 is garbage and those who enjoy it. I’ve been … Continue reading

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