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Animals, Bad, and Dude: Mallory Ortberg Follow @mallelis one of these days everything you've ever called your "spirit animal" is going to show up and it's going to make you go on a fucking quest 2:10 PM 22 Oct 2013 Mallory Ortberg @mallelis Follow and it's going to be awful. It will last for MONTHS and you will be d hallucinate and you will hate it. 2:11 PM 22 Oct 2013 and exhausted and you will Mallory Ortberg @mallelis Follow "Sorry," the GIF of a Rupaul's Drag Race contestant/6os-era Joan Didion/whatever the fuck else will say. "You asked. This is how it works." 2:11 PM 22 Oct 2013 Mallory Ortberg Follow @mallelis "Please," you'll beg, covered in ram's blood. "I don't want to learn any more spells. I don't want this." TOO BAD YOUR SPIRIT ANIMAL IS HERE 2:12 PM- 22 Oct 2013 Mallory Ortberg Follow @mallelis And it won't stop there, because you've never just called ONE THING your spirit animal and left it at that.They all want a turn 2:13 PM - 22 Oct 2013 Mallory Ortberg У Follow @mallelis You will perch atop a waterfall in a murmuring cave in the cold heart of a witch mountain for a thousand vears until you can talk to birds 2:13 PM - 22 Oct 2013 Mallory Ortberg @mallelis Follow fuck that last part sounds cool scratch that 2:13 PM - 22 Oct 2013 Mallory Ortberg @mallelis Follow "Stop hitting yourself," the ghost of Gore Vidal will say. "You asked for a spirit animal. Isn't this what you wanted?" Everything hurts 2:18 PM - 22 Oct 2013 Mallory Ortberg @mallelis У Follow "No, I--I just sort of meant that I thought you were cool," you whisper That's not at all what spirit animals are," the darkness replie 2:21 PM - 22 Oct 2013 Osutein @osutein @mallelis Oof, kinda regretting watching Shame last night & calling Michael Fassbender's penis my spirit animal. 2h Follow @mallelis ibait躙bUU y fue: kj tng g沁萄1(劜(guesi @osutein h a wes fum gn dude 2:21 PM -22 Oct 2013 <p><a href="http://upthewitchypunx.tumblr.com/post/64877500126/i-come-by-it-honestly-mallory-orberg-on-fire-on" class="tumblr_blog">upthewitchypunx</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://i-come-by-it-honestly.tumblr.com/post/64754525123/mallory-orberg-on-fire-on-twitter-today-as">i-come-by-it-honestly</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://twitter.com/mallelis">Mallory Orberg</a> on fire on twitter today (as usual).</p> </blockquote> <p>lulz</p> </blockquote>
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Arsenal, Community, and Energy: AC-409 MK III VALKYRIE LCARS 14785 FEDERATION ATTACK FIGHTER KEY: Warp Coils Nav Array Bussard Radome Advanced Tactical Sensor Suite Twin Tandem ITD-900 Impulse Drive Nozzle Engine Systems Maintainence Bays 11.1cm Type ll Ablative Hull Armor (11.5cm OCP) Type VI Phaser Arrays (78 degrees firing arc, 2 forward & 2 aft) Micro Torpedo Launchers (2 with 24 micro torpedoes each) Standard RCS Thruster Assembly Type XIII Deflector 390 Isoton/s Shield Emitters Type XII Pulse Fire Phaser Cannon Mark XXVII Photon Torpedoes Torpedo Launcher (5 Photon or 15 Micro) Type V Micro Photon Torpedoes Long/Short Range Subspace Antennae M-142 RF Mass Driver Twin-Mount Type l Tetryon Pulse Phase Cannon ECM/ECCM Pods (countermeasures) Mark I Hellborne Torpedo Tactical Sensor Suite Arrays Hell-Hound Cluster Bomb LCARS ACCS 2315006 auctorlucan: AC-409 Mk III Valkyrie Federation Attack Fighter by Auctor-Lucan These are the space fighters the Lone-Wolves Squadron use in Star Trek: Theurgy. While they were inspired by the old Gryphon-class fighters originally designed by KadenDark (http://galen82.deviantart.com/), the 3D model was a commissioning done by Pinarci on DeviantArt (http://pinarci.deviantart.com/) via his Fiverr account (https://www.fiverr.com/mehmetpinarci). The model and its concept is owned by me, but this project could not have turned out the way it did without Pinarci. Original idea, edits, texts and add-ons to the 3D render of the ships were made by yours truly.Projects like these are a process, and this proved to be a long one with a lot of revisions, but in the end, Pinarci exceeded all expectations and then some. While 3D artists in general might provide excellent overall work, he excel in this specific field. He is *the* 3D shipbuilder out there, and if anyone has need to make spaceships for games or animations, look no further. ————————————————————————————— BACKGROUND INFORMATION:  TACTICAL CONN THE VALKYRIE PROGRAM The formation of the Starfleet Aerospace Command is heavily influenced by the successful deployment of Peregrine-class fighters aboard the starships serving as carriers in the fleet, yet the USS Theurgy does not hold a squadron of Peregrine-class fighter aboard, but the more developed Valkyrie-class. Namely, the prototype Mk III version, a superior fighter that make use of recent advances in technology. The year 2375 - after the conclusion of the Dominion War - the AC-409 Mk I Valkyries were deployed. These fighters were assigned to the USS Typhon [TNG game: Star Trek: Invasion]. They were initially designed as a carrier-based fleet engagement craft. Initially, the design proved successful, with a high survivability rate matching the heavy fire power available to bring down larger ships. In learning that a full squadron of Valkyries would still require a lot of support from for engagements of a Dominion-War level threat, Starfleet deemed that the attack fighter needed an upgrade. By 2381, these fighters are still being deployed in fairly limited numbers - shuffled around the fleet. Another development at the time was that a group of influential admirals in the fleet demanded to form a new - evaluational - department that hand-picked the Conn officers with the most tactical training. It was the only way, they reckoned, to ensure that the fleet used the right kind of pilots for these fighters. The original score of 400 personnel -  the fleets new Tactical Conn officers - served as the foundation for a new and more organised department for fighter pilots. They accepted only the highest scoring Conn or fight-trained Security or Tactical Cadets, and then dealt them another year of training in the fields they lacked from their Academy training. White became the chosen colour for the department, and the admirals that rode this project into history became the core of the Aerospace Command.Both the Mk I and II Valkyries used Rear Intercept Officers (RIOs). The efficiency in which the attack fighters were operated were doubled by allowing the pilots to focus solely on the manoeuvres and weapons employment of the craft during a fight, allowing the RIO to handle comm traffic, emergency repairs and tactic simulations. Among the improvements for the Mk II Valkyrie were a new ablative armour compound, improved power plant, and the employment of a hardpoint system beneath the wings. With the Mk II, the Valkyrie truly stepped into a class of her own. At the success of the Mk II and the fleet-wide deployment of the Valkyries in the fleet, Starfleet Command began looking into the Valkyrie with more interest. Initially, they had considered Tactical Conn another spear in Starfleet’s arsenal. So when the project was given new funding, RD went back to the drawing board to see what could be improved on an already formidable weapon.The first step was to increase the command, control and reconnaissance capabilities of the design. Originally, the Valkyrie (both Mk I and Mk II) employed an Isolinear twin-core design computer system, with 372 Isolinear banks and 106 command preprocessors and data analysis units. This design was quite successful for the use of standard comm traffic control and tactical targeting, but newer sensor package upgrades intended for the Valkyrie were hampered by a core that was already at its limit for processing power. So, with the eagerness of little boys with a new toy to take apart, RD began a computer system redesign from the ground up, which would lead to hull, engine and weapons redesign, and end in an almost completely new Space Superiority attack fighter: the AC-409 Mk III Valkyrie.By the time, Hyperjet Quantite Mk IV reactor cores were being successfully implemented in the experimental Knight-class interceptor. These core types could be sized variably (depending on the design requirements) while still maintaining a very high energy output. A twin-core design was drafted for the new Mk III, and projected numbers suggested the Mk III would see a 25% increase to power output than the Mk I II series. With this increase in power output, a larger computer core system was designed. Utilizing bio-neural processors and relays, the original frame space needed for the computer systems was reduced, and spread out through the centreline of the craft. Computational capacity and storage was increased by another 30%, and a new tactical link-up library software system was implemented. The system provided a clearer and more accurate battlefield image the pilot, and the integration was so effective that the RIOs were not needed any more - only one pilot required in the cockpit.With this new freedom of space within the spacecraft hull, RD decided a more streamlined hull would benefit the pilot. Their new, sportier look reduced sensor cross-section and improved warp field stability for the twin quantite reactor cores. With the hull redesign came minor changes to weapons load-out: the arrangement of the standard Type-XII pulse phaser cannons and microtorpedo launchers in the Mk II changed only slightly to fit into the new spaceframe. The hard-point system was simplified, and the pulse phaser cell-magazine rack was switched from a vertical feed system to a horizontal feed system – this to combat original design flaws and jams during gravity-inducing combat manoeuvres.Lastly, one more weapon was added: a tetryon pulse phase cannon was installed on the underside of the cockpit within its own hull compartment. This cannon was installed for ground suppression roles, and to give the Valkyrie an added punch in the Space Superiority role. The drawback to the tetryon pulse phase cannon is that it draws a lot of power and given its size, craft manoeuvrability is severely impeded when utilizing the weapon. Though the weapon itself could effectively neutralize enemy engine and weapons systems as well as due considerable damage, the weapon itself failed at a remarkable rate when engaged in combat manoeuvres. A straight-line course was required for the weapon to work effectively, limiting it to the dangerous Head-to-Head combat manoeuvre, and strafing of ground or orbital targets. With these weapon enhancements and increase in power, a slightly larger pair of shield generators were installed, increasing shield sustainable load to 390 isotons/second. The ablative armour was also thickened from 10.7 cm to 11.1 cm.The top speed and warp capabilities of the Mk III remained virtually unchanged, but the increased power output from the new quantite cores benefited the improved avionics, sensor, weapons and shield systems more than her speed. Despite of this, the Valkyrie Mk III could easily go toe-to-toe with the fastest Interceptors currently in service. What she lacked in speed, she made up for in raw firepower. As of 2381, the Mk III Valkyrie remained a prototype test model, but with the recent development in intergalactic politics and the potential Romulan threat, the project was pushed towards immediate deployment by Aerospace Command. So, since the new version of the Prometheus-class starship - the USS Theurgy - was not only being fitted with an A.I. inter-phase, but with a fully operational (if small) fighter assault bay, the decision was made. The Theurgy was given a complement of sixteen Mk III fighters with their own Squadron Commanding Officer and a crew of thirty technicians hailing from Starfleet Operations or Engineering Corps. 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Arsenal, Cars, and Community: AC-409 MK III VALKYRIE LCARS 14785 FEDERATION ATTACK FIGHTER EK KEY: Warp Coils Nav Array Bussard Radome Advanced Tactical Sensor Suite Twin Tandem ITD-900 Impulse Drive Nozzle Engine Systems Maintainence Bays 11.1cm Type ll Ablative Hull Armor (11.5cm OCP) Type VI Phaser Arrays (78 degrees firing arc, 2 forward & 2 aft) Micro Torpedo Launchers (2 with 24 micro torpedoes each) Standard RCS Thruster Assembly Type XIII Deflector 390 Isoton/s Shield Emitters Type XII Pulse Fire Phaser Cannon Mark XXVII Photon Torpedoes Torpedo Launcher (5 Photon or 15 Micro) Type V Micro Photon Torpedoes Long/Short Range Subspace Antennae M-142 RF Mass Driver Twin-Mount Type I Tetryon Pulse Phase Cannon ECM/ECCM Pods (countermeasures) Mark l Hellborne Torpedo Tactical Sensor Suite Arrays Hell-Hound Cluster Bomb CARS ACCESS 23-15008 <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://auctorlucan.tumblr.com/post/132496047999">auctorlucan</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://auctor-lucan.deviantart.com/art/AC-409-Mk-III-Valkyrie-Federation-Attack-Fighter-570086483">AC-409 Mk III Valkyrie Federation Attack Fighter</a> by <a href="http://auctor-lucan.deviantart.com/">Auctor-Lucan</a> </p> <p> These are the space fighters the Lone-Wolves Squadron use in <b>Star Trek: Theurgy</b>. While they were inspired by the old Gryphon-class fighters originally designed by <b>KadenDark </b>(<a href="http://galen82.deviantart.com/">http://galen82.deviantart.com/</a>), the 3D model was a commissioning done by <b>Pinarci</b> on DeviantArt (<a href="http://pinarci.deviantart.com/">http://pinarci.deviantart.com/</a>) via his Fiverr account (<a href="https://www.fiverr.com/mehmetpinarci">https://www.fiverr.com/mehmetpinarci</a>). The model and its concept is owned by me, but this project could not have turned out the way it did without Pinarci. Original idea, edits, texts and add-ons to the 3D render of the ships were made by yours truly.<br/><br/>Projects like these are a process, and this proved to be a long one with a lot of revisions, but in the end, Pinarci exceeded all expectations and then some. While 3D artists in general might provide excellent overall work, he excel in this specific field. He is *the* 3D shipbuilder out there, and if anyone has need to make spaceships for games or animations, look no further.<br/><br/> ————————————————————————————— <br/><br/><b>BACKGROUND INFORMATION: </b></p> <p><b>TACTICAL CONN &amp; THE VALKYRIE PROGRAM</b></p> <p><br/>The formation of the Starfleet Aerospace Command is heavily influenced by the successful deployment of Peregrine-class fighters aboard the starships serving as carriers in the fleet, yet the USS Theurgy does not hold a squadron of Peregrine-class fighter aboard, but the more developed Valkyrie-class. Namely, the prototype Mk III version, a superior fighter that make use of recent advances in technology. <br/><br/>The year 2375 - after the conclusion of the Dominion War - the AC-409 Mk I Valkyries were deployed. These fighters were assigned to the USS Typhon [TNG game: Star Trek: Invasion]. They were initially designed as a carrier-based fleet engagement craft. Initially, the design proved successful, with a high survivability rate matching the heavy fire power available to bring down larger ships. In learning that a full squadron of Valkyries would still require a lot of support from for engagements of a Dominion-War level threat, Starfleet deemed that the attack fighter needed an upgrade. By 2381, these fighters are still being deployed in fairly limited numbers - shuffled around the fleet. <br/><br/>Another development at the time was that a group of influential admirals in the fleet demanded to form a new - evaluational - department that hand-picked the Conn officers with the most tactical training. It was the only way, they reckoned, to ensure that the fleet used the right kind of pilots for these fighters. The original score of 400 personnel -  the fleets new Tactical Conn officers - served as the foundation for a new and more organised department for fighter pilots. They accepted only the highest scoring Conn or fight-trained Security or Tactical Cadets, and then dealt them another year of training in the fields they lacked from their Academy training. White became the chosen colour for the department, and the admirals that rode this project into history became the core of the Aerospace Command.<br/><br/>Both the Mk I and II Valkyries used Rear Intercept Officers (RIOs). The efficiency in which the attack fighters were operated were doubled by allowing the pilots to focus solely on the manoeuvres and weapons employment of the craft during a fight, allowing the RIO to handle comm traffic, emergency repairs and tactic simulations. Among the improvements for the Mk II Valkyrie were a new ablative armour compound, improved power plant, and the employment of a hardpoint system beneath the wings. With the Mk II, the Valkyrie truly stepped into a class of her own. At the success of the Mk II and the fleet-wide deployment of the Valkyries in the fleet, Starfleet Command began looking into the Valkyrie with more interest. Initially, they had considered Tactical Conn another spear in Starfleet’s arsenal. So when the project was given new funding, R&amp;D went back to the drawing board to see what could be improved on an already formidable weapon.<br/><br/>The first step was to increase the command, control and reconnaissance capabilities of the design. Originally, the Valkyrie (both Mk I and Mk II) employed an Isolinear twin-core design computer system, with 372 Isolinear banks and 106 command preprocessors and data analysis units. This design was quite successful for the use of standard comm traffic control and tactical targeting, but newer sensor package upgrades intended for the Valkyrie were hampered by a core that was already at its limit for processing power. So, with the eagerness of little boys with a new toy to take apart, R&amp;D began a computer system redesign from the ground up, which would lead to hull, engine and weapons redesign, and end in an almost completely new Space Superiority attack fighter: the AC-409 Mk III Valkyrie.<br/><br/>By the time, Hyperjet Quantite Mk IV reactor cores were being successfully implemented in the experimental Knight-class interceptor. These core types could be sized variably (depending on the design requirements) while still maintaining a very high energy output. A twin-core design was drafted for the new Mk III, and projected numbers suggested the Mk III would see a 25% increase to power output than the Mk I &amp; II series. With this increase in power output, a larger computer core system was designed. Utilizing bio-neural processors and relays, the original frame space needed for the computer systems was reduced, and spread out through the centreline of the craft. Computational capacity and storage was increased by another 30%, and a new tactical link-up library software system was implemented. The system provided a clearer and more accurate battlefield image the pilot, and the integration was so effective that the RIOs were not needed any more - only one pilot required in the cockpit.<br/><br/>With this new freedom of space within the spacecraft hull, R&amp;D decided a more streamlined hull would benefit the pilot. Their new, sportier look reduced sensor cross-section and improved warp field stability for the twin quantite reactor cores. With the hull redesign came minor changes to weapons load-out: the arrangement of the standard Type-XII pulse phaser cannons and microtorpedo launchers in the Mk II changed only slightly to fit into the new spaceframe. The hard-point system was simplified, and the pulse phaser cell-magazine rack was switched from a vertical feed system to a horizontal feed system – this to combat original design flaws and jams during gravity-inducing combat manoeuvres.<br/><br/>Lastly, one more weapon was added: a tetryon pulse phase cannon was installed on the underside of the cockpit within its own hull compartment. This cannon was installed for ground suppression roles, and to give the Valkyrie an added punch in the Space Superiority role. The drawback to the tetryon pulse phase cannon is that it draws a lot of power and given its size, craft manoeuvrability is severely impeded when utilizing the weapon. Though the weapon itself could effectively neutralize enemy engine and weapons systems as well as due considerable damage, the weapon itself failed at a remarkable rate when engaged in combat manoeuvres. A straight-line course was required for the weapon to work effectively, limiting it to the dangerous Head-to-Head combat manoeuvre, and strafing of ground or orbital targets. With these weapon enhancements and increase in power, a slightly larger pair of shield generators were installed, increasing shield sustainable load to 390 isotons/second. The ablative armour was also thickened from 10.7 cm to 11.1 cm.<br/><br/>The top speed and warp capabilities of the Mk III remained virtually unchanged, but the increased power output from the new quantite cores benefited the improved avionics, sensor, weapons and shield systems more than her speed. Despite of this, the Valkyrie Mk III could easily go toe-to-toe with the fastest Interceptors currently in service. 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auctorlucan: AC-409 Mk III Valkyrie Federation Attack Fighter by Auctor-Lucan These are the space fighters the Lone-Wolves Squadron use ...

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