Monthly Archives: January 2012

Betraying the Betrayers (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep32a)

This post is part of an ongoing story set in the pulp-era world of Hollow Earth Expedition. If you are new to this series, I suggest starting at the beginning. “And now, frau,” said the lazy-eyed Nazi squad leader. “You … Continue reading

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The Beasts are Released (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep31b)

A slave boy went from cage to cage, undoing the locks and collecting the chains. Although Jack now had almost completely sliced through one of the ropes that held his cage together, he burst through the opened door and made … Continue reading

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Into the Arena (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep31a)

Although the bars of his cage were made from a strange wood that was as hard as iron, the thickly-woven rope that bound those bars together was not. Jack had slipped his belt off and worked at sawing against the … Continue reading

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In a Pit (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep30b)

If the molemen understood Scrumtumbler, then they ignored him. Instead, those clawed fingers forced him forward into the open chamber. It was brighter in here, with the bio-luminescent moss growing much more thickly along the cavern’s ceiling and walls. Among … Continue reading

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The Mad Scientist and the Molemen (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep30a)

Furry hands dragged Scrumtumbler down a lightless tunnel. He tried to resist, but he could not see his captors well enough even to understand what kind of creatures had seized him. But he could feel their long, curving claws clamped … Continue reading

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Plans and Justifications (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep29c)

If Kate had brought her stein into the room, she would have dropped it onto the floor. “The Thule Society?” she exclaimed, anger and disbelief fighting for control of her tone. “You’re telling me that Professor Scrumtumbler worked for the … Continue reading

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Uncovering Scrumtumbler’s Dark Secret (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep29c)

“Captain Boone,” Dr. Scott said to her as he emerged from Reinhardt’s library. “He wants to see you now, Captain Boone.” Kate grimaced and studied the doctor’s innocent face. She guessed that it probably hadn’t occurred to him that their … Continue reading

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It Might as Well have been Sauerkraut (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep29a)

Kate leaned over the small kitchen table and anxiously tapped her holster. She didn’t trust the man called Erich Reinhardt and she didn’t enjoy being a guest in his home. The others might have been taken in by his little-old-man … Continue reading

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The Power of the Atlanteans (Hollow Earth Expedition Ssn1 ep28b)

“Aaaa.. aaw…” Celeste managed to squeak despite von Wartenburg’s mystical command. Dumb galoot, she thought as she glared at him. You grow up with as many brothers and sisters as I did and ain’t nobody gonna stifle your voice. “I … Continue reading

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Interrogation aboard the Zeppelin (Hollow Earth Expedition Ssn1 ep28a)

Although this military zeppelin was much larger than the luxury airship she once took from Hollywood to New York, Celeste was beginning to discover that it lacked all of the amenities of its civilian counterpart. The interior hallways were lit … Continue reading

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