In the Shadow of a Star Draft

Only a quick note today as real life demands my attention right now. First off, I will collecting all of the Building a Story blogs and putting them together on their own page for easy navigation. Secondly, I wanted to put all of the paragraphs that we built together so it can be reviewed in one spot.

In 2543, CFMC is ordered by the Ministry of Defense to investigate Hydra Corporation research space station HC-456 Mendel orbiting the planet Omega 692 in the Vega sector. The station sent out a distress signal two weeks ago on the aether about a loss of containment and hostiles breaching the complex. The MOD believes that insurgents from the Pegasus Republic are responsible for the attack. The company is ordered to investigate the station, rescue survivors, and eliminate any hostiles present. Delta Company (Hellcats) board the TCD-112 Austin, a Mars class Destroyer. The trip will be two weeks and seven jumps through aether space.

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Building a Story VIII

This is the eighth blog in an ongoing series of designing a story using my writing process so others can get an in-depth look of the process in action. As before, this process works for me. If you find something you like, use it. I won’t even ask for credit.

-Lucas

In the last blog, we covered the creation of our fourth paragraph that focused on the revalation of what our monsters are. As this is the last paragraph, we now need to wrap everything up and finish out our story.

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Building a Story VII

This is the seventh blog in an ongoing series of designing a story using my writing process so others can get an in-depth look of the process in action. As before, this process works for me. If you find something you like, use it. I won’t even ask for credit.

-Lucas

In the last blog, we covered the creation of our third paragraph where the story cranks up the suspension and action while our marines discover the true monster of the station. Our next paragraph will focus on the discovery that was made in our last paragraph and provide a revelation that will then direct us towards our upcoming conclusion.

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