Spots the Space Marine
A Web Serial by M.C.A. Hogarth

Table of Contents


Author's Note.

Introduction.
i. Page 1.
ii. Page 2.
iii. Page 3.
iv. Page 4.
v. Page 5.
vi. Cover.
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Part One: Contact.
01. Meeting Spots.
02. In Which Spots is Tired.
03. Spots is Dancing.
04. Fang.
05. Trouble in the Team.
06. The Violinist.
07. The Corridor.
08. Break for Rage.
09. Shields.
10. Insomnia.
11. Turmoil.
12. Conversations.
13. Peaches.
14. Paradigms.
15. Chow.
16. Just Another Patrol.
17. Righteous Anger.
18. Not Like Us.
19. The First Mistake.
20. Confrontation.
21. Mobilizing.
22. Loopholes.
23. Backchannel.
24. Skip-leveling.
25. Taking Care of Business.
26. Picking the Wrong Fights.
27. Solidarity.
28. Half the Story.
29. Girls.
30. Ambush.
31. Evolving Tactics.
32. Rapport.
33. Close Calls.
34. Slow Repairs.
35. After-Action with Aliens.
36. Desperate Quarters.
37. Spit and Bailing Wire.
38. Prototype.
39. Under Tension.
40. Entrapment.
41. Conversations 2.
42. Objectifying.
43. Guesting.
44. Rehash.
45. Live or Dead.
46. Bars of Soap.
47. Veteran's Day, with Bugs.
48. Surrounded.
49. Crushed.
50. Platform Games.
51. Rescue.

Part Two.
52. Seniority.
53. Distance-No Distance.
54. The New Guys.
55. 'Cause Moms Are Always Planning Ahead.
56. Favorites.
57. Boss.
58. No One Expects.
59. I See What You Did There.
60. Getting To Know You.
61. Alien Porn, Alien Humor.
62. New Digs.
63. Sickbay.
64. Taking Care of Your Own.
65. Hunches.
66. The Improbability of Sentience.
67. Summon the Council.
68. Mother's Council.
69. Roles and Protocol.
70. Avalanches Start Slowly.
71. Kitty to the Rescue.
72. Sourcing the Push.
73. Hunting.
74. In the Dark.
75. Holes.
76. Butterflies.
77. Start with Violence.
78. Guilt.
79. New Territory.
80. Better than a Hallmark Card.
81. Legends.
82. Leading From Behind.
83. A Little Kink in the Plan.
84. Internal Pressure.
85. Empathy, Unexpected.
86. Spots is Dancing(2).
87. Reunions.
88. The Gang's All Here.
89. Come Together.
90. Visitors.
91. Turn the Knife.
92. The Same Clay.
93. Being Female.
94. Intractable.
95. Mission Planning.
96. The Middle of Things.
97. All But One.
98. Issues.
99. Topside.
100. Mission Hijack.
101. Change of Plans.
102. New Lead.
103. Flood Tide.
104. Glimmer.
105. Revelation.
106. Clearing Trash.
107. Hunted.
108. Frustration.
109. Impossible Choices.
110. Heartbeats.
111. Precious Seconds.
112. Too Late.
113. Pyrrhic Compensations.
114. Specimen.
115. Secrets.
116. Answers.
117. The Sharp End of the Stick.
118. Lullaby.
119. Mobilize.
120. Lock-Down.
121. No Battle Plan Survives...
122. Improvising.
123. Like Cake.
124. Incursion.
125. This Party.
126. Sealed Out.
127. Tomb.
128. Heavy Equipment.
129. Song of the Fiddler.
130. Turning the Tide.
131. Gaps.
132. Sacred Duty.
133. His Regard.
134. Crisis.
135. Holden's Last Stand.
136. Have Mercy.
137. Mundane Saviors.
138. Symbols.
139. Transfer of Energy.
140. Pieta.
141. Scars.
142. Decision.
143. The Faces of the Dead.
144. A Chance.
145. Turn the Tide.

Part Three: Endgame.
146. Desperate Measures.
147. Fair Warnings.
148. Gaijin Daimyo.
149. Boss Fight.
150. Party.
151. Contingency Planning.
152. Commitment.
153. Brotherhood.
154. Moving On.
155. Team Manga.
156. Party's End.
157. Last Meeting.
158. Infiltrate.
159. Covert.
160. Breakthrough.
161. Secrets.
162. Nursery.
163. Trap.
164. Make the Call.
165. Slow Motion.
166. The Queen.
167. Empathy.
168. Turning Point.
169. Mother to Mother.
170. Lights Out.
171. Lateral Thinking.
172. Run.
173. Acts.
174. End Times.
175. What Were You Thinking.
176. Prisoner.
177. Clean-Up.
178. The Team.
179. Theme.
180. The Wolf.
181. Raiders.
182. Audacity.
183. Motherlove.
184. Wonderful World.
185. All of Them.
186. Heart-to-Heart.
187. Moments.
188. Decision.
189. Beer.
190. Commonalities.
191. What's Real.
192. Mementos.
193. Going Home (and End Credits).


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