Category Archives: The Crew

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Artwork by Kim Holm

  • The Lungfish Expert

    Name: Dr. Delacourt S. Poppet Position: Test-tube cleaner, Resident Lungfish Expert. Qualifications: PhDs in Comparative Genetics of Sarcopterygians, Archaebiology, Gender Studies. Postdocs in Molecular Barcoding, Ecosystem Engineering, Bedouin Nautical Literature, Synthetic Biology, and Interior Decorating. An oversmart underachiever in a world ...

  • The Fiscort

    Name: Lady Elspeth Isis Fiscort Position: Incoming governor of the Mars Colony. There was once a time when Lola Leydrew’s beseeching obedience was endearing. She did what she was told in matters both personal and professional, could be counted on to take out whatever trash was in need of disposal. After a time, though— as […]...

  • The Engineer

    Name: Paul Pott Position: Custodial Engineer, R/V Gadfly. Qualifications: M.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering, U Cal, Berkeley. The pay’s good. The workload’s light. The hours are killer, but you sleep through most of them. For Paul Pott, it’s pretty much the perfect job. The technology’s, tried, tested, and self-maintaining. Mis...

  • The Lab Rats

      Picture: Kim Holm...