They are Smol Doctors at Large – Chapter 2

Ngruzren-of-Arzgr inhaled the fresh air deeply, then sighed. The bright warm sun bathed his tired frame, sounds of the city melting into a comfortable background haze. His pups – all five of them – harassed each other in the bubble cart, it’s deep bowl-shaped reinforced cloth basket squirming as his children burned off what seemed […]

They are Smol – And it’s a Smol World After All. Epilogue, Part 3

The alarm clock – or what we would call an alarm clock – went off at 6AM, it’s gentle waterfall and rustling wind tone getting louder and louder as time marched inexorably forward. The blanket den did not stir, so much as it exploded – pillows and blankets, fuzzpods and compression padding launching into the […]

They are Smol – and it’s a Smol World: Epilogue Part 2

The light was too harsh, Jon decided, as he sat in the uncomfortable chair, elbows resting on the cold metal table. His fingers ran through his damp hair, slick with both water and sweat, as he tried to control his breathing. “Can you stop fucking with the heat?” “WE ARE NOT.” Came the robotic voice […]

They are Smol – and it’s a Smol World: Epilogue pt. 1

It took five hours. At first blush, this would make sense – you had to put out a tarmac fire, dislodge a couple war-mechs from a few innocent buildings, perform medical triage on the willing humans, attempt to perform medical triage on the non-willing humans, coordinate with multiple ground crews and your city, colony and […]