1. Jormungandr

    What If? Zerg Swarm in Battletech

    For months there had been rumours of something dangerous and utterly alien moving outside of the Deep Periphery, but they'd all been discounted as being tall tales told by spacers, riff-raff pirates, and superstitious explorers. And those few who did believe to some degree? "Who cares! Why worry...
  2. MarkWarrior

    Exitus Acta Probat
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1

    Chapter 1 United Nations Space Command Reactivation Artificial Intelligence Service Number: SNA 1292-4 Codenamed Serina Directive: Reach UNSC Space Status… Unknown Sensor logs… Inhabited system ahead… Engaging listed protocols… Awakening all crew… Reactors spinning up… Resurrecting the...
  3. MarkWarrior

    Let Us Unite: A Battletech AU
    Threadmarks: Prologue

    Prologue(Part 1) Date: December 27, 2766 Location: Unity City, Terra Terran Hegemony She blinked at the screen in front of her, a heavy breath leaving her lungs as she fought for the letters to stop blurring together. Rolling her chair back a bit, she laid her head down on the handbuilt...
  4. MarkWarrior

    Falcon's Rising
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1(rewritten)

    Alternate beginnings (Rewritten Chapter) Unknown Star system, Manassas March 15, 3000 "It's a good thing I'm descended from generations of farmers," I sighed as I looked at the seed stocks that had been stowed away in vacuum-sealed containers. "I'm gonna have to load up some of those tractors...
  5. MarkWarrior

    Blood on the Horizon (Reimagined)
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1

    Blood on the Horizon (Reimagined) Chapter 1 I woke up with a jerk of my head and a gasp as if I were drowning, sucking in air as I opened my eyes to be greeted by steel. Shifting, I flailed about, spinning listlessly in a circle until I managed to force a stop inside a corner of the room...
  6. MarkWarrior

    A Challenge Before Agni
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1

    A Challenge Before Agni "Sorry, but you're not going to become Fire Lord today," Zuko said as he jumped down off of Appa. "I am." "You're Hilarious!" Azula laughed. "And you're going down," Katara stepped forward. "Wait," Azula stopped the Fire Sage from placing the headpiece in her hair...
  7. MarkWarrior

    War on the Horizon
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1

    War on the Horizon Chapter 1 Tybalt Zenith point, June 8, 3007 “All hands, we are ready for the jump,” went out to the small fleet of four Jumpships and eighteen assorted dropships attached to the collars. “Here we go again,” I muttered to Sheppard as we floated in space, ready to begin the...
  8. Robovski

    Rob's Mech Painting
    Threadmarks: Starter Six

    So, backstory, haven't painted a minifig since the 90's. Back then they were mostly lead, but some places you could get some plastic kits from (like GDW) and they were moving from lead to alternative metals towards the end of my time painting but I gave up just about all my hobby stuff when I...
  9. MarkWarrior

    Beyond the Horizon
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1

    Chapter 1 “What kind of haul did we get, captain?” Kagrom Bek'cah asked as their frigate pulled away from Korlus. “I noticed we picked up a Krogan and some other valuable slaves and was wondering what kinda prices we were trying to fetch for ‘em?” “I reckon the Krogan will fetch a higher...
  10. Bear Ribs

    Battletech Mechs and Monsters (BattleTech/Monstergirl SI)
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1

    Prologue Earth The hospital room was clammy cold, smelled like disinfectant, and had all the other discomforts common to all medical establishments. I didn't like burying my nose in my phone, and the magazines on the end tables were months-old gossip rags I wasn't interested in even when they...
  11. Agent23

    PC Gaming Is MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries any good?

    hello, I saw MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries discounted on GoG today, and since there are a lot of MW/BT fans on here I was wondering if the game was any good?
  12. MarkWarrior

    Blood on the Horizon (Battletech SI)
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1. A spacious place

    Chapter 1: A Spacious Place Sometimes, you know that you are asleep even though you can hear and understand everything that is going on around you. You know what someone is saying, you even are able to process and understand, but you are asleep and until you wake up you are unable to do...
  13. Seras

    Battletech [Battletech/Planetary Annihilation SI] Iron Blooded Commander
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1.1

    A Battletech SI into a young orphan during 3020, given a 'gift' an item that acts as a Planetary Annihilation Commander's Nano forge. Yet still stuck in the squishy easily killable human body. Decided to cross-post this from SB. It's just meant to be a fun story I wrote while doing research...
  14. The Whispering Monk

    BattleTech - What would you invent?!'re a renowned scientist in your field. You left with Kerensky's Exodus and, believe it or not, made it to a Garden world that wasn't trying to kill everyone every other hour. With that in mind, what sort of tech do you and your brethren develop since you're not committed to developing...
  15. DocSolarisReich

    BattleDroids: GatheringStorm (SWTOR AU x BT AU x OmniFusion)
    Threadmarks: Prologue

    Crossposting from SB, not that I'm desperate for feedback and comments or anything. This is brain-bug, a series of them, that crawled in my head and just. wouldn't. shut up. What if the Journal of Hanni Schmitt was true and there were Royal Cameron Twins out there? What if BattleTech was even...
  16. Yellowhammer

    The Best of Enemies (A Battletech AU)
    Threadmarks: The Best of Enemies: Chapter 1

    The Best Of Enemies (A First Succession War Battletech AU) -- Chapter I “The art of war is of vital importance to the State. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected.” -- Sun Tzu, 孫子兵法 (The Art of...
  17. LordSunhawk

    Battletech Battletech/Battlestar Galactica Crossover - Lucky 13th (the rewrite)
    Threadmarks: Chapter One

    Chapter 1 Surprised? You could say that. You could also say that water is wet with about as much chance of being wrong. Of course we were surprised! The planet below was still on the dusty and dry side even after a century of terraforming efforts. While there were green belts around rivers...
  18. LordSunhawk

    Quest Deep Periphery Quest (Battletech Sandbox Empire Builder)
    Threadmarks: Reluctant rise to power... a beginning

    Location: Griffin's Roost. 2 months journey Rimward and Anti-Spinward of McEvedy’s Folly. The fires had mostly been extinguished, although tendrils of smoke still curled lazily into the tauntingly blue sky of what should have been a truly lovely day in Griffsport, the capital city of the...
  19. PsihoKekec

    Battletech Welcome to the Dark Age (SI)
    Threadmarks: Chapter 1: Welcome to the suck

    There were occasions when I woke up due to muscle cramps, a bad way to wake up, but this is worse, much worse. It is like all of the muscles in my body are rebelling. My throat is as dry as the desert and I make my hand move to the right, despite all of the protest by the muscles, in order to...
  20. prinCZess

    Battletech Death of the Author (SI)
    Threadmarks: 1 - I Am Become Death...

    Author's Note: My second actual-factual attempt at fanfiction, and the one where I indulge in what I believe every internet-writer is required to indulge in--self-insert. This is more of an experiment in first-person narration than anything else, and since I've read first-person a lot less, and...