Thought Cauldron

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Month: December 2017

Random Thoughts: My Dream Man of Steel Sequel

So this post has nothing to do with rpg’s, homebrew, or world-building but I’ve been motivated by a few videos (originally Wisecrack’s video on Man of Steel, which I don’t completely agree with, and then later Nando v Movie’s amazing video on improving Batman vs Superman’s third act/) to write my own opinion.

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Logs from the Valkyrie: The Story Thus Far – Part 6 (An Oasis in Space)

Imagine floating in a damaged spaceship stuck in a spacesuit until it arrives. It probably looks something like this.
Derelict Spaceship by Hakob Minasian.

(Continued from Part 5.)

As time dragged on, doubt began to grow. Ludovico had confidence in his engineering skills, but to most of the crew, he was still a stranger. He repaired what he could, but they could only do so much. He explained while removing his gloves.

“There’s the lack of spare parts, of course. The Space Whale has bit off nearly half the ship. Fuel, food, tools, tons of it was released into space. Without a pit stop or money, any issue that slows our momentum could strand us.” He began to head towards his bunk. “I’ve done all I can. Keep an eye on the sensors. I cannot permit myself to starve to death out here without finally achieving my goal. I am so close to that Stone-”

“Don’t worry!” Captain Elias slapped Ludovico on the back as he walked past him. “Out here, we’d all be killed by pirates long before that happens.” He gave an evil smile, “Or worse.”

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