Brett Patton

Author of Mecha Corps, A Novel of the Armor Wars

Post archive for ‘Science’

Displacement Drive Technology Brief: More Mysteries in Our Midst?

I’ve been chided for focusing too much on Biomechanical Mecha technology. This is perhaps a valid criticism; perhaps there is nothing surprising about a government protecting its most advanced military advantage, especially with Corsair activity on the increase. Because of this, let’s open another chapter on the Displacement Drive. Perhaps humanity’s largest failing isn’t its […]

Rogue: the Forgotten Mecha

As academics, we’re told, “If one type of inquiry doesn’t yield the results you want, try another.” And it’s in that way I can finally shed some light on Dr. Roth and biomechanical Mecha in general. Where Dr. Roth’s own bio has been redacted, and his official interviews run to script, there are alternatives. Alternatives […]

Profile: Dr. Salvatore Roth, Enigmatic Creator of Biomechanical Mecha

Interesting that the first comment on this Dispatch is by someone calling themselves “Union Patriot.” Okay, Mr. (or Ms.) Union Patriot, I’ll bite. You suggested investigating Dr. Salvatore Roth to gain additional insight on biomechanical Mecha technology, and I did exactly that. One of the first things I noticed is that Dr. Roth’s official bios, […]

What are Biomechanical Mecha: Latest Speculations

Let’s break with tradition and start with the final question first: What are biomechanical Mecha? First-hand reports credit them with almost magical capabilities. Of course, these first-hand reports are limited, with any user video or images heavily redacted by the Universal Union, unless it happens to fit their Standard Mecha Story: that is, that Mecha […]

Reasons for this Dispatch

I’ve been asked, time and time again, why I choose to beat myself against the unyielding surface of the Universal Union. Most of my friends think I’m nothing but a head-case, who’ll end eventually on one of the mining planets like Keller, or wherever the Union decides I’m needed most. Some speculate about my patriotism, […]