Monthly Archives: February 2012

Subtle Strike (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep.34c)

Jack raised his club, ready for one last, futile strike as the monstrous scorpion closed in on him. Just before the snapping pincers could reach him, a black blur shot across the creature’s back. If he had blinked, he would … Continue reading

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Blood, Sweat, and Venom (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn.1 ep34b)

The first of the two giant scorpions lunged in, but Jack whacked the claw out of the way. The tail twitched menacingly above him, a drop of translucent venom flicking from its barbed tip. The giant arthropod attempted to seize … Continue reading

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Fighting for Life (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep.34a)

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. The pair of impossibly large scorpions scuttled out through their … Continue reading

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Ach, Mein Eyes! (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep33e)

“Arrogant, overconfident imbecile!” Dr. Wurmhausen stalked over to one of the equipment tables and snatched up a little steel box with vacuum tubes and dials running down its side. Two long wires dangled from its front end and a small … Continue reading

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What’s in the Camera? (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn.1 ep33d)

“Arrogant, overconfident imbecile!” Dr. Wurmhausen stalked over to one of the equipment tables and snatched up a little steel box with vacuum tubes and dials running down its side. Two long wires dangled from its front end and a small … Continue reading

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Mad Scientist Rivalry (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn.1 ep33c)

Reggie had told the truth the first time, but it was obviously not an answer that would satisfy Wurmhausen. Blinking the stars out of his vision, his mind scrambled for what to say, but the blow to his head seemed … Continue reading

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Dr. Wurmhausen’s Laboratory (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep33b)

The Nazis led them at gunpoint up a broad flight of stairs to a huge room with a vaulting ceiling. It may have originally been designed as a ballroom that had boasted elegant chandeliers and bright banners but now served … Continue reading

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An Unlikely Invitation (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep.33a)

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. Reggie Sparks listened carefully as the others peered through the … Continue reading

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You Didn’t Think I’d Let You Keep It? (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep32c)

She dashed down the narrow hallway to the point where it opened into the mosaic pattern on the floor and walls. Here she slowed, carefully stepping around the pressure plates hidden among the ancient tiles. As she reached the far … Continue reading

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Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Magma (Hollow Earth Expedition ssn1 ep32b)

Maia twisted the shotgun to the side and then slid her hand up the double barrels. The squad leader grimaced and attempted to yank the gun free, but a quick flip of her fingers released the breach, allowing the barrels … Continue reading

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