Star Blazers Lambda chapter index

Click on each link to see a chapter with full description and notes from the author.

Both published June 10, 2020

Yu Yamato arrives at Vimana station in orbit around Jupiter. He is a member of a small group that was identified in a game called Star Sailor as a candidate for an elite pilot group called Topness. Composed entirely of teenagers, they are shocked to find an elementary school kid in their midst who not only passes the final test, he instantly finds himself thrown into battle against the alien Seireness that ravaged the Earth five years earlier. The Topness launch in the NerfThis fleet, seven ships with their own specialized weaponry. Yu, for example, wields an experimental cannon called a Wave-Motion Gun…

Chapter 3

July 10, 2020

The day after their first battle with the invading Seireness, the members of Topness recover and we learn more about who they are as they mix it up with each other. Meanwhile, a shocking discovery is made after Seireness remnants are analyzed.

Chapter 4

August 14, 2020

Intrigue runs deep with the introduction of opaque agendas and the mysterious Seireness arrive for a second battle against Topness…which doesn’t go nearly as well as the first.

Chapter 5

September 11, 2020

This chapter stays clear of the battlefield, but brings us some interesting details on the lives of our crew, further developments in the Seireness DNA discovery, and another twist in the backstory of Yu Yamato’s mother.

Chapter 6

October 9, 2020

The pilots have to deal with a curve ball when the enemy brings a classic Gamilas tactic to the fray, and we learn a little more about Marina Fraser in the response.

Chapter 7

November 13, 2020

We jump back a year to see the beginning of the Topness program through the eyes of Nina Nelson, the first of the pilots. More interesting hints of the backstory dropped as we catch up with current events.

Chapter 8

December 11, 2020

Nina Nelson has a crisis of confidence at the worst possible time, an unusual attack from Seireness that threatens to overwhelm and destroy the NerfThis fleet.

Chapter 9

January 8, 2021

A controversial new AI fleet arrives from Earth to fight the Seireness. As the characters experience mixed reactions to this unexpected turn, a new attack erupts with results no one could have predicted.

Chapter 10

February 12, 2021

Vimana station is targeted by its own AI fleet, now hacked by the enemy Seireness. The Topness pilots are unable to take them down by brute force, so a much more subtle approach is required.

Chapter 11

March 12, 2021

Everyone recovers from the battle, and it just happens to be Halloween. As the Topness pilots enjoy a rare moment of fun, others dig deeper into the mystery of how Seireness and Earth people are related. Meanwhile, the secret organization Nirvana takes a step forward with their plan for domination.

Chapter 12

April 9, 2021

We learn exactly why it’s a bad idea to put children in positions of responsibility to protect the human race when a rift is driven into the ranks of Topness and we get some important personal backstory. Meanwhile, Alexei uncovers a new layer in the secret agenda of Nirvana.

Chapter 13

May 14, 2021

The NerfThis fleet is ambushed by an asteroid attack that disrupts their strategy and creates a storm of chaos above Jupiter. As one ship after another is damaged, the specter of a long fall into the atmosphere fills the Topness pilots with dread…and then that fall begins.

Chapter 14

June 11, 2021

Life is returning to normal for the Topness pilots and we get a look at how Laine invited Yu into the Star Sailor game that brought him here. But it isn’t long before his terrifying dreams come back to haunt him…and we finally learn what they mean.

Chapter 15

July 9, 2021

The NerfThis fleet launches into pitched battle, working like a well-oiled machine. But this time the enemy is a step ahead with unexpected counter-moves. Everything changes in a flash, leading to Yu Yamato’s literal worst nightmare!

Chapter 16

August 13, 2021

The stakes climb quickly as Yu’s ship is grappled by the monstrous enemy, threatening to crush him to death. Only desperate action can save him…and that’s exactly what we get!

Chapter 17

September 10, 2021

Yu Yamato is back on Earth with his grandparents, adrift after his devastating loss against the Seireness. There, he discovers a puzzle piece from his mother’s history. Meanwhile, Nirvana chooses the next Topness pilot to join the fray.

Chapter 18

October 8, 2021

This chapter takes a long-awaited dive into the past and begins to unlock the secrets of Yu Yamato’s mother Maya.

Chapter 19

November 12, 2021

The Topness pilots arrive at a moonbase after their devastating losses at Jupiter. Those losses threaten to mount rapidly as they fend off a new Seireness attack, and then something very unexpected happens!

Chapter 20

December 10, 2021

Reunions bring us two MAJOR revelations; Alexei learns of his brother Mikhail’s secret agenda and Linne finally divulges her deepest secret to Yu. After this, nothing will be the same!

Chapter 21

January 14, 2022

Alexei peels back another layer of the larger mystery, and when the Topness pilots face off again with Seireness, Mikhail makes a very unexpected move!

Chapter 22

February 11, 2022

Mikhail’s attack on Linne leads to mind-blowing consequences both in space and on the moon base, where Alexei’s cold war against Nirvana suddenly goes red hot. With all the pieces scrambled on the board, it becomes a whole new story from here.

Chapter 23

March 11, 2022

After Alexei kills Commander Carlos Jones and goes on the run, the Topness pilots finally learn the big picture, and we see a critical moment in the life of Maya Yamato.

Chapter 24

April 8, 2022

Alexei struggles to deliver the location of Nirvana’s super-secret Mark X battleship as the most dangerous Seireness so far closes in on the lunar base.

Chapter 25

May 13, 2022

The Topness pilots go all out against the “strongest Seireness.” Linne has concluded her business on Earth, but can she make it to the moon in time to save her team?

Chapter 26

June 10, 2022

We find out what Yu Yamato discovers within the black hole that formed over the moon, and what it will take to wipe out the enemy Seireness once and for all!

Chapter 27

July 8, 2022

The Topness pilots begin their daring incursion against the enemy Seireness, throwing them into pitched battle on their way to the enemy stronghold. Who rises and who falls?

Chapter 28

August 12, 2022

With their numbers dwindling, the Topness pilots plunge onward through the wormhole to find and destroy the Seireness base. Somewhere at the other end, Linne awaits rescue. See an ending that defies all expectations!

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