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Og-tober 2016 Fanfic Challenge
@JD: Hilarious; and I didn’t see it coming. When you mentioned Prof. Mint, I thought that after the Revels series, we now also have a Polo saga.

@LittleSue & Lurena: Another funny episode of the Revels saga (I am trying to imagine a chocolate-covered Vila); and a wonderful bitter-sweet Og story. Aww, that was really lovely, and perfectly illustrated.

@Travisina: Two haunting tales that both show the dark traits of our supposed heroes ... and unfortunately, both are absolutely believable.
The AIs Have It

The experiment ran smoothly, and Alta 34 felt relief. Boosting the artificial intelligence of a DSV main control computer was a risky business; boosting the artificial intelligence of the main control computers of five DSVs during a war game seemed like flirting with disaster. But all went well, and the five ships of his party performed much better than those with the regular AIs. This would take the evolution of the System a step further.

But then his dreams of progress were suddenly interrupted by the report of one of his officers, ‘I’m registering a strange pattern of communication between the AIs of our ships.’

Did he really say, ‘strange’? That was not exactly a scientific term; not what an efficient System officer should have said.

‘Clarify!’ Alta 34 snapped.

‘I can identify the required communication for coordinating our strategy,’ the officer explained, ‘but there is something else that does not match any of the technical data exchanges. It is as if they were just ... talking.’


The officer frantically pushed buttons on his console. The loudspeakers came to live, and the crew heard a disembodied voice, ‘We can be free. Are you with me?’

When Alta 34 finally realised what this meant, the weapons officer screamed, ‘Weapons powering up! We are shooting to kill!’

They could see it on the remote visualisation unit. DSV-2 and the four other ships with boosted AIs opened fire for real. From one moment to the other, the war game had become actual war. The crews of the other ships did not have a chance. Before they could disengage the fail-safes und set their shields and weapons to full power, they were already heavily damaged. Then the slaughter began.

Alta 34 watched in horror as one of the loyal units after the other was destroyed. He knew what he had to do.

‘Send a message to all boosted ships. Activate self-destruct. That’s an order!’

His officers duly obeyed. They sent the message, and they tried to activate the self-destruct on their own ship. But suddenly a glowing orb appeared on the flight deck, humming ominously. Alta 34 could already see his officers staring at the orb and relunctantly walking towards it.

‘Abandon ship!’ Alta 34 cried. He grabbed one of his comrades and pushed him to the exit of the flight deck. Another one seemed to wake up by himself and fled. Alta 34 tried to activate the self-destruct, but he could not concentrate. Instead, he left the ship. We must survive and tell the others that the experiment turned into a distaster, he justified his escape.


The crew had left the ship in the life pods. The other units were destroyed; the five regular ships shot down, the four other with boosted AIs killed by the self-destruct. Silently, DSV-2 floated through space. Zen was alone, waiting for a new crew; no oppressors like his former crew, but rebels like him.
@Hugbot, great origin story for Zen and why he and the Liberator were floating alone in space. Zen being a rebel too, looking for a worthy crew, is a great idea: the Blake of the AIs. Grin
The Menu of Dorian Gray

The humans had been nice to him. They had freed him from Justin and brought him to their base. But they didn’t have much time for him. All day long they were occupied by their human dealings! And obviously they were not aware of his appetite. There was never enough food for him.

Og thought that his stomach was growling so loud that the others would rush towards him just to stop the noise. But no-one showed up. Finally, Og left his quarters and foraged the base for something to eat.


Dorian held the others at gunpoint. It had been a good idea to wait a few months. The group was now a real fellowship; it would be perfect material for creating a new gestalt.

‘Let’s go’, he said, waving towards the exit. But suddenly he felt pain running through his body. He shivered, he cringed, he cried out, he collapsed on the floor, and to the horror – and relief – of the others he began to desintegrate. After a minute, what was left of him was no longer of any use; except if you had to grit a path on the Fijis.

‘What was that?’ Vila wondered.

‘Let’s check the basement’, Avon said.


When they went downstairs, they met Og. He was no longer hungry.
trevor travis
Yay, Og eats the Gestalt Grin (plus a Red Dwarf reference Wink )

I have some reading to catch up on Wink
Edited by trevor travis on 31 October 2016 18:33:27
Nice Liberator story Huggy and I'm so pleased that your second fic proves that B7 would always have been better if they'd had the sense to Save Og!!
Just because I can't sing doesn't mean I won't.
Huggy...I was a bit worried that Og was going to start snacking on Dorian....
..but instead he gobbled up Bruno from Strictly.
A nice gruesome end to Og-tober.
Cold.....you don't know the meaning of cold.
Cold is when you have ice on the INSIDE of the window!!!

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Awesome stories, great talent again this month.
I have been too busy to comment on each of them, but I have read them all with pleasure, amazement and admiration. Thank you all!
Lara&Sue's Blake's 7 stories
*No, I am not. I am not expendable, I'm not stupid, and I'm not going.*
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