The articles listed and linked above are also linked in their appropriate sections of our website.
From the Editor
In our August issue, we announced a contest (“Wooden Ships and Iron Men”) asking for a low-tech Wet Navy career. The winning entry, by Timothy Collinson, appears in this issue.
But we indicated that that career would be one of the central pieces of a project that had been back-burnered, but which we were bringing forward and resuming work on. That project is the “conversion” to Traveller, with permission from the author, of the setting and concepts of “Two-Space”, from The Two-Space War and The Guns of Two-Space by Dave Grossman. These novels represent a very different sort of melding of the Age of Sail with interstellar science fiction than the usual: when we say “Wooden Ships”, we mean it! You can find a description of the project on page 30 of this issue, or here, in the Information Center, on the website.
We’ve had more than a few inquiries about The BurrowWolf; we’re happy to inform you that it will return in the November issue of Freelance Traveller—as I write this, the last piece of the magazine to be done before PDF generation, my email alert chimed and deposited the next installment in my Inbox.
We’d like to extend our apologies for being two weeks late—in addition to having had a somewhat rough patch of real life that left the editor exhausted for most of a week right when it was most critical for the magazine, just as he started to recover, he had a telephone service outage that also took down internet access. Both are back, and the issue is finally up, as you can see. We might be a week late in November, but we hope to be back on schedule for the December issue, to close out our second full year of publication—your support for which we once again thank you!