Blake Burton Part One

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Due to the Sun, Moon and stars it was darker inside the ship than out. The only illumination was the steady beat of the warning lights casting a red watchful gaze over everything. It was this light that caught on the breath of those still living. The breath that hung like clouds in the cold, dead, air. The breath that for some was the only mark between the living and the dead. Some hung among the destruction and debris while others were lodged away secure in an often, literal, death like grip. Blake Burton was neither. He hung like a fish on a line, snagged on the smashed screen of the tactical station his left arm through the glass; clothes and skin punctured by metal and wire. Every twitch, as he floated there, sent pain through his body and when the occasional charge ran through the system that too lanced up and down him meaning he was the first on the bridge and, as far as he knew, on the ship awake.

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I’ve finally seen ‘Braveheart’

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Maybe I wasn’t as in to my historical epics at age eight as I am now. That’s why I wasn’t queuing up on day one to see Mel Gibson’s epic about freedom, Scotland, freedom, liberty, freedom, young love and most importantly; freedom. Since then I have hung around to many would be historians to have seen it since. After all it is considered by some to be a bigger affront to historical accuracy than this documentary on Chruchill. But with nothing better to do right now I’ve finally seen…….

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Twine; or how I learned to stop worrying and program a game

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Now the first thing to establish is that twine is not a choose your own adventure program and nor did I make one using it. The last thing I need right now is to get sued. What Twine is; is a free piece of software that allows you to make your own games for those simpletons like me who wouldn’t know a bit from a byte. This is how I made my first game….

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