Elizabeth Skousen is the story of the commander of the military spacecraft Goddard and her crew as they arrive in the Rukast system for a long term patrol. The frontier system of Rukast is full of many different kinds of hazards that are not seen closer to Earth.
Not only are the challenges of Rukast great, but the challenges of the novice crew are great as well.
Elizabeth Skousen is the series of short stories about the titular character and her crew.
Episodes are the main stories and release on the first Monday of every month.
Supplementals are documents and chatter from the Elizabeth Skousen universe which discuss various aspects of life in more detail and are released on the third Monday of each month.
In need of more intelligence against her enemies, Elizabeth decides to make another attempt at capturing a pirate vessel. Unfortunately, this means approaching the Golem space station which is the center of hostile activity in the system.
In this supplemental, a young man solicits advice on how to prepare to move to the Rukast Imperial City. The answers illuminate some of the risks, hazards, and opinions on just what kind of place RIC is.
In a universe with faster than light travel but no direct faster than light communications, just how do people stay connected? This supplemental explores how the Imperial Courier Network in Elizabeth Skousen works to do just that!
Imperial Colonel Elizabeth Skousen arrives at the remote and politically fractured Rukast system with her novice crew. Once there, she will have to contend with pirates, mercenaries, the dangers of space travel and a planet where her presence is less than welcome.