Misty White has told stories from before she could talk. Her mother couldn’t understand her, but at least Misty knew what she was saying. Eventually, she figured out the talking thing, then later discovered that it didn’t matter when she talked too fast if folks read her stories, instead. She’s been scribbling ever since.
After the events of "Noveez Error", Tammy knows her husband's hiding something from her. He wouldn't do that unless whatever he was hiding would upset her, so what doesn't he want her to know? And what are they going to do about it?
(A short story of about 7k words.)
Tammy’s husband, Yakí, is supposed to be in the mountains of his homeworld, but somehow he’s ended up captive of enemies even Tammy hadn’t known the Catati had. Tammy’s no diplomat, but she’s the only Human available to try to buy time for an extraction team to get Yakí out. But can she pull it off without screwing up?
A short story of about 6,400 words.
Various characters from Misty White's stories—Canni from “Buzz and Bunnies”, Tammy from the Catati stories, and Kintah from the Corps space stories—all improbably meet, order Starbucks, and learn things about each other that, perhaps, they’d rather not know. Crack fic.
(A crack!fic of about 4400 words.)
Murphy’s Law should’ve warned her...
When Canni’s friend Leever bribes her into playing arm candy for dinner, she expects that he’s trying to dissuade some wannabe girlfriend, again. He thinks that Canni’s just a slightly odd Earthling who doesn’t realize one or more of her ancestors were from another planet (such as, perhaps, his). They’re both wrong.
(A short story of about 3100 words.)
They’ve nearly escaped Corps space, but an inspector’s gotten suspicious. If they find Kintah, they won’t care she’s just a child—they’ll kill her, anyway. How will Saul keep her safe?
(A short story of about 1500 words, plus 2 bonus related stories, totaling 3900 words for all 3 stories.)
Theoretically, Tammy should be able to handle all the tech issues for a small freighter, but that would require her to pay attention. She's screwed up big time, and meeting her best friend's family for the first time might not make things any better.
A short story of about 3,700 words.
Tammy's spent nearly a year working as a base-level tech—read: electrician—on a Catati vessel, and her shipmates still give her special treatment, because she's the only Human. But not all "special treatment" is a bad thing.
A short story of about 4,000 words.
When Earth's new spacefaring allies let Humans into their school, Tammy leapt at the chance. Maybe one of these days, she'll even pass—preferably before her alien friend gets a girlfriend.
A short story of about 3,800 words.