>I Work On A Starship: Christmas Story

25 Dec

>This one’s from the smugglers free-traders of the Far Edge:

I knew he was a glocker crewman the first time I saw him. The skinsuit gives them away; the working stiffs never bother to unfasten their gloves, even in civic pressure or on a planetary surface. He was sitting disconsolate in one of the little bars near the old cargo port on Smitty’s World.

Continues here.


4 Responses to “>I Work On A Starship: Christmas Story”

  1. Nathan 25 December 2010 at 7:14 pm #

    >Merry Christmas, Bobbi!

  2. Joseph 25 December 2010 at 10:58 pm #

    >Merry Christmas, Roberta….and thanks for the story!

  3. George 26 December 2010 at 9:27 pm #

    >Reading this little gem on Boxing Day … still a holiday here in the remnants of the British Empire. I know your Christmas was a happy and successful one, Roberta. Have a great week and the two of you gird yourselves for the end of the year.Regards.

  4. Ken 27 December 2010 at 6:49 pm #

    >Happy belated Christmas, and thanks for the story. I liked the gentleman's locution: there was a bit of Gwilym Morgan (and maybe a touch of Dai Bando) in it, but unique as well.

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