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Monthly Archives: February 2017

The War for Mars United, Chapter 4: Melas

February 3, 2017, 9:01 pm

  (Previous chapter is here.) Flying in formation with thousands of Mars United planes, Martina’s heart pounded like a Dupowme jackhammer. She’d seen such sights in simulations, but ain’t nothing like the real thing: 40,000 jets of the M.U. Army, 120,000 total soldiers. Every plane contained one pilot and two gunners. Each gunner was responsible for one side of the plane. Of course, the pilot could also take shots when she saw fit. They were a swarm of the nastiest insects […]

Two important skills looking better this week

February 1, 2017, 4:24 pm

(Pictured: Dar’s brother’s picture of his brother) Very briefly, because these very few words count for very much: This week, Dar is doing two things better than he’s ever done them. If I ever tell you that Dar never makes any progress, refer me back to my own blog post from this week. That’ll show me. The first is identifying common animals and common objects in books. This is something we’ve worked on, and he’s been okay in the past, […]