Starship Volant: Stowaway

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This article is about the ADRIFT game by C. Henshaw. For other games called Stowaway, see Stowaway (disambiguation).

Science Fiction
Outer space
Outer space
Starship Volant: Stowaway
Author(s) Christy Henshaw
Publisher(s) n/a
Release date(s) 02-Apr-2007
Authoring system ADRIFT 4
Platform(s) ADRIFT 4
Language(s) English
License(s) Freeware
Color effects none
Graphics none
Sound/Music none
Cruelty scale Cruelty to be determined

How It Begins

First menu, type one of: New game / Restore / Credits / Help / Skip Beginning / Important information.

Second, choose an identity: 1. Captain / 2. Pilot / 3. Security Officer / 4. Ship's Doctor / 5. Chief Engineer

Prologue. On the planet Bambeecha, a reptilian Prehipsonite evades a Techthon search party, then follows a pair of humans to their starship, waiting for his chance to stowaway on board.

Intro. In this part of the game, you may explore the starship from different viewpoints:

  • Jacquiline Sun, Captain, in The Bridge.
  • Danny McPhee, Pilot, in The Bridge.
  • Aldos, Security Officer, in Security Officer's Quarters.
  • Fornkan Helb, Doctor, in Morgue.
  • Penelope Haley, Chief Engineer, in Engine Room.

Type new to switch characters. When you're done exploring, type skip to begin the game proper.

Notable Features


Competition version

The zipfile,, contains the following files:

  • volant.taf - The story file.
  • feedback.txt - A feedback form, with questions from the author.

This version is also part of the collection of all Spring Thing 2007 entries:


General info


See also: Delron review compilation by various reviewers.


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