Reality Skimming

Reality Skimming

Reality Skimming promotes optimistic SF -- stories that inspire us to fight the good fight for another day. Committment to larger projects, the writer's sense of mission, joy of reading, the creative campfire of the SF community and the love of deserving protagonists are celebrated. We believe in heroes and striving to be what we believe in. It is also a news hub for content related to the Okal Rel Saga written by Lynda Williams.


Feb 25, 2014 – Okal Rel Quote

Feb 25, 2014 - Okal Rel Quote

Okal Rel science fiction books - fly for your own reasons

Writer-daughter Jennifer Lott's 2013 Xmas gift to Lynda Williams was an Okal Rel quote of the day stack for 2014, featuring intriguing snapshots of the ORU adventure from all titles in the series: Saga, Legacies and online.

From web story "Going Back Out" by Lynda Williams.

"Kid, I don't care what you scored in some lab back on Rire. I've earned my laurels where it really counts. Out there." Ann gestured at random with a thumb. Any direction on a space station was 'out'. "And as for the 'who's better than who' crap, let me ask you this. At what? You won't find many Sevolites running the Reetion mail. they don't share our values. And if you've got to discount everything that can't be measured straight up, how about Amel? He's one of the best they've got, but even he can be outclassed."

Feb 25, 2014 - Okal Rel Quote

Feb 25, 2014 - Okal Rel Quote. Ann debunks Gadar's definition of being the "best" pilot.


Ann tells off a young pilot who has lost the will to fly for Rire because she's realized Sevolite superiority in the cockpit isn't fiction, and she's used to being "the best".

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