Author Archives: grimmtooth

On Knowing One’s Place

Dirichlet Orbital, Yum Kamcabi System The campaign to empower Felicia Winters in the power play for control of the Federation continues to occupy galactic policy in this part of the galaxy. While it means in some ways that low lifes … Continue reading

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Be prepared; that’s the Cobra pilot’s sacred creed!

Lalande 27055, Polya Terminal I took on support of Felecia Winters and her posse simply because it was the quickest way to get a permit for the Sol system. And yet, over time, it’s proven to be  pretty lucrative. By … Continue reading

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WTB more space

Britnev Platform, Raguvii System I hate politics. A perfectly useful rare goods run turned into a grim death march when the tide of politics shifted faster than my star drive could compensate, and, suddenly, Star Fury was behind enemy lines. … Continue reading

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Recovering

  Jael Dock, Verner System There’s an old addage, “Never sleep with someone crazier than yourself.” One of my ex-girlfriends shared that with me just before she came at me with a fusion spanner.  You would think that I’d remember that … Continue reading

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Another Leg Completed

Ford Dock, NLT 19808 Over at the bar Pigs Before Swine, we’ve all been rooting for CMDR Ol and his friends as they fly over 25,000 LY out of civilized sectors of the galaxy. It’s not like Ollie’s competing for … Continue reading

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Getting Political

My new ship configuration is still working out well. I’ve managed to pump my power systems to 12K MW but I’m always aware that I’m dancing on the edge of power failure with the current system. The Cobra definitely makes … Continue reading

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Work at it long enough, you’ll find a sweet spot

After a number of bad decisions and some moderately disastrous ones, I reconfigured Star Fury’s weapons systems once again.  This time, I swapped out the secondary mounts for ballistic mounts. After hitting up the Board, I headed out looking for … Continue reading

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Power Distribution and You

Feyman Orbital, Hai Ho A very humbling lesson was taught me when I first outfitted Star Fury, when I failed to realize that the fittings that had been fitted required more power than the power plant I had could provide. … Continue reading

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Laying Low

 Boucher Terminal, 84 Ceti There’s a bit of a shakeup going on, and it’s really harshing my buzz.  I have a Grand Vision for myself, to get to Sol and see the ancient sights, but this damned war is getting … Continue reading

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Pip Dancing for Fun and Profit

Sometimes the art of flying any ship is the art of Pip Dancing. “Pip Dancing” is the practice of modifying your power distribution settings effectively to match the situation you are in.  It is so called because most ship power … Continue reading

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