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September/October 2023

 

 
Sept/Oct 2023 Department Article Title Author
From the Editor   Jeff Zeitlin
Theme Issue: Free Traders
Critics’ Corner
Off the Table: Fate of the Kinunir Shannon Appelcline
In a Store Near You The Promenade: Melnone Auction House “Neophenix”
(translated by Google Translate and Jeff Zeitlin)
GalactiCurls Gaizka Márquez
(translated by Google Translate and Jeff Zeitlin)
Raconteurs’ Rest The Astoundingly True Tale of José Fabuloso [Chapter 5] Jo Jaquinta
Active Measures Spindrift Timothy Collinson
Getting Off the Ground: Apinanto Assist Ewan Quibell
Full Cabins Antonio Guarás
(translated by Google Translate and Jeff Zeitlin)
Columns Confessions of a Newbie Referee: #64: Outrageous Peace Timothy Collinson
Confessions of a Newbie Referee: #65: More Medtech Please! Timothy Collinson
Multimedia Gallery The Pirates of Drinax Graphic Stories: #9: Meeting Lady Yemar Joe Adams
Less Dangerous Game Pikerines David Bradshaw
Podge Scott Diamond

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From the Editor

This is a Theme Issue, for Free Traders, to match the theme of this year’s TravellerCON/USA, which is scheduled to occur during the cover dates for this issue. There is an extraordinarily high number of reprinted articles, because there was less response than I had hoped to my call for articles that would have fit the theme. Worse, a perusal of the Freelance Traveller corpus, including articles predating the magazine, seems to point to a generally low level of interest in Merchant campaigns—while I am not the only author that has written merchant-focus articles, I do seem to be the one who has done so the most, and that shows in the number of times my own byline appears in this issue. Let it be noted that I don’t like it when Freelance Traveller starts looking like it’s About Me. I never intended that. That said, I still think the issue should prove no worse than any other.

It does, however, look like next issue will be a more normal distribution of authors and topics, though there will be at least my after-action report from TravellerCON—and I encourage anyone who goes to write an AAR of their own (and if you send it to me, it’ll get published, especially if it has pictures)! See you next issue!