Season 2

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(January 2014 - ?) The return of the Miranda mission; fallout from Legend of Galactic Girls; the Great Age of Exploration.

The Interlude and the Great Age of Exploration overlap in their timelines - the separation is by outlook, not by calendar.


In which the Fenspace Convention catches its collective breath and mops up after the Boskone War... only to butt heads with the 'Danelaw

Yet Another Bright Idea
By the Fenspace Collective, posted 2-6 April 2010
February 11 - 14, 2014: Even a can of worms needs a place to live.

With This Station-Ring
Written by Rob Kelk with scenes by Cobalt Greywalker and kibitzing from the Fenspace Collective; posted 10 January - 12 April 2009
February 20 - March 15, 2014: The biggest social event in Fenspace since Kandor-Con - cue the Wedding March.

A Side of the Moon
By Warringer, posted 10 October 2011
March 1st, 2014: A Great Gig in the Sky...

Mr. Fnord Goes to Washington (Not a Heartwarming Frank Capra Movie)
Written by M. Fnord, with scenes by Rob Kelk, Ebony, ECSNorway, BlackAeronaut and Cobalt Greywalker; posted 29 March 2009 - (foo)
March 13 - 25, 2014: Congressional subpoenas and Space Communists collide in the US Capitol. It's going to be a bumpy ride.

The Mystery of the Fen from Outer Space
Written and drawn by Brian Webb; initial post July 1, 2009
September 8, 2014: Something is happening in the 'Danelaw.

The Second Annual Port Phobos Invitational
Written by Brian Webb, Blackaeronaut, Rob Kelk, Feinan, ECSNorway, Ebony, Foxboy, Cobalt Greywalker and Duane Peters; posted December 19, 2008
January 15-16, 2015: Welcome back to Port Phobos, body armour and silly string recommended.

The Great Age of Exploration

In which many things are explored - the Solar System, interstellar space, the limits of technology and handwavium, and above all the varying realms of the human condition.

The Convention was weary - physically weary from fighting the Boskone War, emotionally weary from being treated as criminals by so much of the 'Danelaw, and mentally weary from realizing that life in space still involved dealing with all the little annoyances of daily life. They were ready for a change.

And they got one, with the news that the Miranda had discovered evidence of extra-Solar intelligence.

The Convention started to spread out in earnest. The Artemis Foundation sent a manned mission to Barnard's Star and found native life there. A group of Vernor Vinge Fen visited Lalande 21185, and was amazed to discover Gatewood, a planet that could (just) support human life. And everybody knew about the wonders discovered by the Soviet Air Force's mission to Delta Pavonis.

Thus did the second half of the century's second decade come to be known as The Great Age of Exploration, with Fen of all nationalities and factions working together to find their own wonders.

Certainly, not everyone was willing to leave the Sol system - some people had put down roots on Luna, Mars, Ceres, Ganymede, or Mimas, or above Venus, and they weren't about to pick up and leave with those worlds still only partially explored. And somebody had to stay behind and pay the bills.

But there were enough people who were willing to see what was out there to make this half-decade one of the most vibrant in Fenspace's history.

—from the introduction to "The Great Age of Exploration", by Jon Helscher, published 2032 by Kandor Press

[Tech Report] Following the Curve 2014
Written by Cobalt Greywalker; posted 7 January 2009
May 12, 2014: Let's see all the shiny new toys.

Working the Forge - Pool
Written by Cobalt Greywalker; posted 24 July 2010
June 3, 2014: Relaxation, recovery, and once again disproving something about yourself.

A Great Multitude of Wings
Written by Fenian; posted January 17, 2009
April - September 1, 2014: The Jason rights a great wrong.

The Gauntlet
Written by Cobalt Greywalker, with assistance from Rob Kelk and Dartz, and commentary from The Fenspace Collective; posted 3 September 2011 - …
September 13, 2014: Virtual Fun, Real Problems.

Working the Forge - Drop
Written by Cobalt Greywalker; posted 16 May 2010
September 20, 2014: Some people have the oddest ideas of stress relief.

News Flash for October 10
Written by Rob Kelk; posted March 22, 2011
October 10, 2014: Welcome to the universe...

Step one
Written by Dartz; posted January 27, 2011
October 29, 2014: The first step along the path of history?

Written by Dartz and HRogge; posted September 2, 2011
November 2014: Not all problems can be resolved with a shooting gun.

Bootup, a Fable for Space Shuttles
Written by M Fnord; posted June 5, 2008
November 15, 2014: A beginning is a very delicate time.

Written by Rob Kelk; posted September 3, 2011
December 3, 2014: A larger company means a larger workload

Launch time
Written by HRogge with parts by Mal-3 and Blackaeronaut.; posted on 11th March 2011
March 23, 2015: ESA and JAXA takes a step into a new world.

Some serious work
Written by HRogge; posted on August 31th, 2011
March 2015: Sometimes coming back from a mission is just the beginning (followup of Shadowrunning 1/2).

The Rocketship from Mars
Written by Dartz; posted June 05, 2011
May 2015: A motorcycle journalist covers a land speed record attempt. A redefinition of the mean of speed.

Ninja vs Supers
Written by Brian Webb: posted September 18, 2018
May 2015: The life of a jounin sensei is rarely easy.

Little things can be important
Written by HRogge; posted on September 11, 2011
Spring 2016: Even being careful does not protect you against surprise.

The Spectre has arrived
Written by HRogge; posted on October 04, 2011
Summer 2016: Getting support is hard, even with a small faction.

Its never too late for some trouble
Written by HRogge with parts from BlackAeronaut; posted on November 23th, 2011
Late Summer 2016: The Boskonians are gone, Fenspace has peace... really?

Starts with a little bang
Written by HRogge; posted on November 21th, 2011
Autumn 2016: Not all scars are physical.

The Spectre is back
Written by HRogge and Warringer; posted on January 08, 2012
Christmas 2018: Sometimes your Christmas gifts are late.

Tales about the other side of the screen
Written by HRogge; posted on January 22, 2012

The Gas Station
Written by HRogge; written in 2012-2013
New visitors at Saturn.

Maico's Proust Questionnaire
Written by various Fenspace Collective members; eternally a work-in-progress
Exploring your inner self, one person at a time.

Tales about little friends
Written by HRogge; written in 2012 - 2013
Telling stories about the past for your children.

Mixing Minds
Written by HRogge; written in 2013
2021: Not all experiments go smoothly, especially self experiments.

It's not the speed...
Written By Dartz, with input from Rob Kelk, Cobalt Greywalker, Jferio and Vulpine Fury
September 2023: Motorcon on Frigga. A Griffon does what everyone expected it too... except its owner.