The Space Way Pirates are an ancient race of wanderers in the Tales of the Stars universe. Always led by a Captain. This series is the history of the Space Way Pirates in a non-chronological account of their adventures across Existence. The Space Way Pirates struggles reflect those of the disenfranchised. Made a race of wanderers through no fault of their own. Their struggle will resonate with readers of all types, the good nature in the face of adversity will inspire, their prowess on the battlefield will bring them glory!
"WE CAN GO FASTER ALONE, BUT FURTHER TOGETHER." SPACE WAY PIRATE MANTRA
Legend of the Space Way
The most legendary of the Space Way Pirates. She is a burley. Strong and brutal in battle and personality.
"DON'T BE OVER HONORED PIRATE, BE SMART..."
The Peerless Captain
One of the fallen Stars that crossed over into Existence. Helkn is now one of the Three, the last remaining Stars in Existence. A dragon of ice and despair with the power to control water in all it’s forms, and even to form it out of herself. The dragons are beings of infinite power, and can take a humanoid form.
“MY FATHER TOLD ME TO KEEP THE PIRATES TOGETHER. WE CAN GO FASTER ALONE BUT FURTHER TOGETHER.”
The Visionary Captain
Courageous and battle tested, Geo has earned the respect of almost all the Space Way Pirates. He was favored by his Captain Priyon Maut in his youth.
"NOTHING WE CAN'T HANDLE. RIGHT GENTS?
The Would-Be Captain
Pragon believes that the Pirates should incorporate into the Salsatyr Empire. He no longer wants to be a Space Way Pirate, and doesn’t believe that any of them should be.
"WE DON'T HAVE TO BE PIRATES! WE WERE NEVER MEANT TO LIVE THIS WAY!"
The First Mate
Pretty Tom’s sly demeanor belies his skills in battle. A smooth talker, notably handsome and a fierce pirate, Pretty Tom epitomizes the code of the Space Way Pirates. A constant ally to Bala, he often provides wise counsel in the form of sly wit.
“NO PROBLEM. IT'S GOOD PRETTY. PRETTY LITTLE BUN AND A PRTTY GLASS FULL OF YUMMY RUM.”
Priyon is old and tough. His health is failing, but his spirit is as strong as ever. Priyon has one son Pragon, however their relationship is strained.
"I AM A FOOL, A FOOL FOR EVER THINKING YA'D BE A WORTHY CAPTAIN, YA AIN'T EVEN WORTHY OF BEING A PIRATE!"
A pirate’s pirate, Rala Dell is a formidable fighter but better known for her quick wit. Considered a master strategist and technological genius by all who have witnessed her skills.
RIGHT CAPTAIN. THIS ASTEROID APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN BUILT UP INTO A MINI COLONY. WE ARE PICKING UP LOTS OF SMALL LIFE FORMS INSIDE THE BIO DOME.
The Captains Issue #0
The Captains Issue #0 appeared in the 2021 release of the Phase 0 project as a four page mini.