The Trials and Tribulations of Fantastic Introductions

So, how do you start? A shocking revelation? A snappy conversation? Some stunning imagery? Or a simple thought or action from your protagonist? There are so many ways, but some will be more effective than others – it all depends on what story you want to tell.

J89 Boken Class Airship

The J89 is a two-engined explorer craft. It was designed by Petrus, VIGGO, Messac and many KOSHAN aids.


DRUGGAN are sky nomads. Living primarily in tribes scattered throughout the gulf of the great storm front. They are primarily seen as pirates and marauders of the sky. However fringe human cities and towns have been known to trade with certain tribes. DRUGGAN are widely seen as monstrous creatures by inner cities and are rarely seen on human ships or docking struts.

Aeronautica – an ongoing creative process

England. Planet Earth. A galaxy far too close for comfort. Five-year-old Mark goes to watch Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace with his dad and brother. Dad falls asleep over the next two hours of forced dialogue, stiff acting and clunky visuals. Five-year-old Mark is enraptured and pledges to write his own chronicles of…