Between Gods and Beasts

Between Gods and Beasts is a fanfiction that was the result of an extended practice of lucid dreaming. This story is a Divine Comedy-esque exploration of the world of Ridley Scott’s Alien prequels and a morality tale of the dangers of fan devotion.

Written between 2019-2020

View the story here: https://archiveofourown.org/works/18192500/chapters/43033124

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Covenant Minute 22

In which I get biblical, and interrogate a few cultural biases in culture and fashion.

Citations

Bible gateway passage: 1 Corinthians 11-14 – New international version. (n.d.). Bible Gateway. https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20Corinthians%2011-14&version=NIV

Britt, R. (2016, June 15). Why is the sci-fi in movies so much dumber and less political than in books? Inverse. https://www.inverse.com/article/16935-why-is-the-sci-fi-in-movies-so-much-dumber-and-less-political-than-in-books

Pixie cut hairstyle origins | History of | Racked [Video]. (2018, January 27). YouTube. https://youtu.be/WPjOU73BZOY

Covenant Minute 09

In which I talk about babies, generation starships, and neutrinos.

Citations

Crowl, A., Hunt, J., & Hein, A. M. (2012). Embryo Space Colonisation to Overcome the Interstellar Time Distance Bottleneck. JBIS, (65), 283-285. https://www.jbis.org.uk/paper.php?p=2012.65.283

Edwards, L. (2010, January 21). Humans were once an endangered species. Phys.org – News and Articles on Science and Technology. https://phys.org/news/2010-01-humans-endangered-species.html

Morber, J. (2017, April 26). Should we study human embryos beyond 14 days? PBS: Public Broadcasting Service. https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/14-day-rule/

Neutrino Bursts. (2001). Science, 294(5548), 1793. https://science.sciencemag.org/content/294/5548/1793.2.full

Raised by wolves analysis – SE01 EP01 – Studio Yutani [Video]. (2020, September 12). YouTube. https://youtu.be/V-g0fP7NZS4

Shaffer, M. L. (1981). Minimum population sizes for species conservation. BioScience, 31(2), 131-134. https://academic.oup.com/bioscience/article-abstract/31/2/131/223836?redirectedFrom=fulltext

Stoppler, M. C. (n.d.). Embryo vs. fetus: The stages of pregnancy. MedicineNet. https://www.medicinenet.com/embryo_vs_fetus_differences_week-by-week/article.htm

Turner, B. (2015, March 12). Are cheetahs clones of each other? HowStuffWorks. https://animals.howstuffworks.com/mammals/are-cheetahs-clones-of-each-other.htm