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Mina Helling, the granddaughter of the late Professor Lucius Helling, awoke one morning to find that everything she ever knew about physics, biology, and the entirety of human history was wrong.

After attending her grandfather’s funeral, in place of commiserating with a gaggle of mourners displaying fake plastic offerings of condolences, Mina finds herself paired with Drake Mandrick, a humanoid alien with a solar powered brain and generally dismissive attitude towards life and most everything associated with it. Together, they steal a short-ranged vessel to escape the repossession of Earth due to non-payment, get captured by a group of moronic Phildaftians only to be saved by Drake’s crew just before they are suffocated in the cold vacuum of space, and venture on a quest through space and time to uncover the location of a lost cache of Pure Blue, the quintessential building block of everything that is, was, and always will be. It was just one of those days.

Table of Contents


Submitted: February 09, 2015

- Prelude - Perception is an interesting phenomenon. If seeing is believing, then it stands to reason that what one sees, and therefo... Read Chapter

Chapter One

Submitted: February 09, 2015

- Chapter One - Time … The universe’s most plentiful resource. In fact, many wildly misled individuals who have no real grasp on ... Read Chapter

Chapter Two

Submitted: February 19, 2015

- Chapter Two - It is strange how the universe works. Many Earth scientists, astrologists, and general atheists believe in something ... Read Chapter

Chapter Three

Submitted: February 19, 2015

- Chapter Three - It has often been said that communication is key. Whether it is in business, relationships, or casual encounters wi... Read Chapter

Chapter Four

Submitted: March 29, 2015

- Chapter Four - The human mind is a wondrous contraption of various cells working together in a gelatinous sponge-esque mass of tiss... Read Chapter

Chapter Five

Submitted: April 06, 2015

  - Chapter Five - Thousands of years ago, humans in the Mesopotamian region of the Earth believed in a number of gods they ... Read Chapter

Chapter Six

Submitted: April 07, 2015

- Chapter Six - Company is defined as a number of individuals assembled together; a guest or number of guests; an assemblage of indiv... Read Chapter

Chapter Seven

Submitted: April 07, 2015

- Chapter Seven - The Captain of the ship. In the entirety of the universe, there are few jobs that require less effort, physically o... Read Chapter

Chapter Eight

Submitted: April 12, 2015

- Chapter Eight - Since the dawn of time, the hierarchy on Earth has always had a certain relatively inaccurate standard. The lower y... Read Chapter

Chapter Nine

Submitted: April 17, 2015

 - Chapter Nine - There is a saying on Earth … “Hell hath no fury as a woman scorned.” It is yet another one of th... Read Chapter

Chapter Ten

Submitted: April 19, 2015

- Chapter Ten - When the ancients drew their depictions of their gods and wrote of their glorious adventures, it was not a coincidenc... Read Chapter

Chapter Eleven

Submitted: April 26, 2015

- Chapter Eleven - The almighty ego. It has started wars, destroyed relationships, ruined logical reasoning, and thoroughly stunted s... Read Chapter

Chapter Twelve

Submitted: May 01, 2015

- Chapter Twelve - Most life in the universe resides in what is known as a three-dimensional space/time existence. Meaning that with ... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirteen

Submitted: May 03, 2015

- Chapter Thirteen - In the history of mankind, nothing has caused more confusion, more chaos, and more death than religion. Whose re... Read Chapter

Chapter Fourteen

Submitted: May 10, 2015

- Chapter Fourteen - Greed is defined as a desire for wealth or possessions. Power is a marked ability to do or act. Power equates to... Read Chapter

Chapter Fifteen

Submitted: June 07, 2015

- Chapter Fifteen - There are various types of individuals throughout the universe. There are the very few who are considered loyal t... Read Chapter

Chapter Sixteen

Submitted: June 28, 2015

- Chapter Sixteen - Dreams are a simplistically complicated manner in which one’s subconscious consciousness sends messages to one... Read Chapter

Chapter Seventeen

Submitted: July 05, 2015

- Chapter Seventeen - Throughout Earth’s history, there have been many popular phrases. Some of the more popular phrases have been ... Read Chapter

Chapter Eighteen

Submitted: July 05, 2015

- Chapter Eighteen - Never mix business with politics. This is the mantra of every business that is about to go bankrupt and every po... Read Chapter

Chapter Nineteen

Submitted: July 09, 2015

- Chapter Nineteen - In every corner of the universe, within every advanced species, within every culture, there is a saying … It... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty

Submitted: July 11, 2015

- Chapter Twenty - On Earth, prostitution was known as the oldest profession. In fact, the history of prostitution extends to all kno... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-one

Submitted: July 12, 2015

- Chapter Twenty-One - Mental telepathy is defined as the transmission of information from one person to another without the use of a... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-two

Submitted: July 19, 2015

- Chapter Twenty-Two - Many people of Earth believe that the Earth has been visited by alien life in the distant past. Even more beli... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-three

Submitted: August 10, 2015

- Chapter Twenty-Three - It has gone by many names over the years. Achluophobia. Myctophobia. Scotophobia. Any one of them will do. F... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-four

Submitted: August 10, 2015

- Chapter Twenty-Four - Most everything in the universe deteriorates over a period of time. Be it within the duration of a handful of... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-five

Submitted: August 10, 2015

- Chapter Twenty-Five - Arrogance and narcissism. Two words that are often interchanged or simply completely misused. Arrogance is de... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-six

Submitted: August 10, 2015

- Chapter Twenty-Six - The element of surprise has been considered one of the most effective battle plans in the entire history of th... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-seven

Submitted: August 10, 2015

- Chapter Twenty-Seven - Mining is one of the oldest professions in the history of the universe, second only to prostitution. Like th... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-eight

Submitted: August 10, 2015

- Chapter Twenty-Eight - Teleportation is the act of duplicating or re-creating a physical object or its properties by use of light b... Read Chapter

Chapter Twenty-nine

Submitted: August 16, 2015

- Chapter Twenty-Nine - On earth, historians have a habit of trying to connect everything in antiquity with a purpose. For instance, ... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty

Submitted: August 23, 2015

- Chapter Thirty - Before the Earth Project was cancelled and all of the Earth’s properties were repossessed, there was a Narkisith... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty-one

Submitted: August 30, 2015

- Chapter Thirty-One - DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is a genetically encoded molecule that essentially instructs the development an... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty-two

Submitted: August 30, 2015

- Chapter Thirty-Two - At the Academy, of which Drake, Quentin, Chance, and Molotov all shared the same graduating class, the student... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty-three

Submitted: September 06, 2015

- Chapter Thirty-Three - Where there is money, there is power. Where there is power, there is greed. Where there is greed, there is t... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty-four

Submitted: September 06, 2015

- Chapter Thirty-Four - Preparation is always key, especially when one is at a disadvantage. When the numbers are stacked against you... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty-five

Submitted: September 13, 2015

- Chapter Thirty-Five - A best friend is defined as a person’s closest friend—a friend being defined as a person whom one knows a... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty-six

Submitted: September 20, 2015

- Chapter Thirty-Six - Medical doctors, surgeons specifically, have often been described as having a God complex. That is, they have ... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty-seven

Submitted: September 27, 2015

- Chapter Thirty-Seven - The absurdly unoriginally named Challenge of the Blade is an old and universally honored tradition of the Ac... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty-eight

Submitted: October 04, 2015

- Chapter Thirty-Eight - The universe is really big, as Professor Helling’s brilliant students had once said. Really big and filled... Read Chapter

Chapter Thirty-nine

Submitted: October 18, 2015

- Chapter Thirty-Nine - On Finnega, when one wakes a body, it literally means that … They are waking someone up. That particular so... Read Chapter


Submitted: October 18, 2015

  - Epilogue - So that is the story. To sum it up, the Earth is made up of a plethora of genetically altered species that ar... Read Chapter