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Malcolm: A Matriarchal, Militaristic, Society

Malcolm: A Matriarchal, Militaristic, Society

Did Malcolm Always Have the Distinct Culture We See Today? When the first settlers arrived in the Athena System in 2325, following hard upon the original survey team, they never foresaw the confederacy of matriarchies described in Nils Ziortza’s The Thousand Years War and our own recent publication, The Storm. Instead, the original 130 women,…

Crimson flag of the Asuron Star System, blowing in the wind

The Asuron System… A Terrible, Terrible Place!

When we first previewed Gregory and the Gardener to the full Thousand Years War Project team at the university, several people–especially the non-historians who so admirably manage our administrative tasks–were not only horrified that such places exist, but that the Allied Human Peoples allow them to exist. It goes without saying that many had never…

Who is the Enemy?

Who is the Enemy?

Humanity’s first significant encounter with a formidable adversary occurred in the mid-24th century through a vision experienced by Jen Kuchner, a contract linguist stationed at Iverson Deep Space Transit Station. Before this event, humans had conducted a protracted conflict against a species known as “The Tronate,” particularly on extraterrestrial colonies. In deep space these beings…