Welcome to Lodespace! Long ago, a race of advanced aliens named the Voyalten linked the universe together via a network of portals. They never forced any world to partake in the web if they didn’t want to. Instead, they gave every world a choice—open their portal, shut it off, or make it a one-way stream. Voyalten portals are gigantic, big enough to fit multiple starships through. Many of these thresholds are planetside,… Read More

I wanted to take some time and give a little more detail about this beautiful map Jason Michael Hall created for On the Winds of Quasars. Jason and I discovered making a map is REALLY HARD. It’s 100% lore-based. Literally, it’s the physical embodiment of world-building for a novel. We ended up bouncing a lot of ideas and details off each other, back and forth. So, being coworkers who worked in previsualization… Read More