Damian Mackeths; a handsome business owner and certified genius. Oh, he’s a billionaire. As founder and owner of Future Tech Corp, he has everything one could ask for; money, fame, luxury houses, cars and hot rods, and the best electronics money could buy.
What doesn't he have? Someone to share it with.
Enter Tristiana, or ‘Trish’ Romans. His assistant of several years, who also happens to be easy on the eyes and holds similar interests; computers and cars. She runs a good portion of Future Tech daily operations. And unfortunately for Damian, he's developed a thing for her. The question that lingers in his mind; does he take the leap?
As Damian works through his interests, a new generation of young adults is emerging. Among them is Trinity, of whom is the daughter of a highly prestigious woman who expects nothing less than the absolute best. Will Trinity be able to rise to the occasion?
Damian and Trinity’s paths collide when an ancient evil is brought back from the grave. It’s s so horrendous that it makes the modern day terror war look like child’s play.
If the powers that be cannot come together, civilized life would be destroyed.
~ Age: 17+ ~
Surfieron is an inhabitable planet in the W26 area of space. It was discovered back in 2017, and it was shown to have signs of liquid water. When the first explorers arrived they found other groups of humanoid species living there. Some were primitive others had technological advancements. Soon settlers arrived with high ideals. They were Onewayers. Since then a thriving community has evolved with people coming from all over the Earth; as Earth disintegrated under meteor showers, the division and dissension of society, and plagues.
Five generations later have we learned anything?
Henriek descended from the great Teratama, the founder and Chief Herdsman of the Suotsuy nation. He knew little about his heritage, because his mother had assimilated into the Celtonic society, and as far he was aware he never knew his father. Growing up wasn't easy in an evolving society.
Thomas Tutanakye took control of the developing country of Gambolina by stealth. He was ambitious and desired to rule supremely. Piece by piece, and bit by bit he shaped the proletariat into a submissive force. That wasn't enough for him, he wanted to be Divine ruler.
His wife, Jocelin had her own agenda. Bored of a husband who was only interested in his own ego-driven ambition, she slipped into a disposition of satisfying her own desires.
A near-future techno thriller novelette.
Young and brilliant hacker Sam takes a job at a defence contractor to fight for his freedom in a Europe that is about to be overrun by the Russian Federation.
With time running out, Sam finds out who his real allies are. Fighting betrayal and his inner demons, he must pull out all his clever hacking tricks to stop the advancing army.
Can he stop the invasion, and if so, at what price?
A revenant searches for a way to atone for past sins, a college grad accepts a job with paranormal responsibilities, a man battles demons in his mind and in real life, and a private detective with a secret prowls 1930s-era Chicago on the hunt for a killer while a full moon rises.
From the mind of best-selling author Kirk Dougal comes four short tales of dark urban fantasy filled with magic, the undead, and more than a little fur. These stories promise to drag you into the shadows and threaten you with forces beyond human understanding.
Thorn is back! The guilty will be punished.The war they dismissed as nonsense is now raging.Jen needs Thorn. The military want Thorn.Thorn is older and wiser, and he doesn't care what anyone wants.He has a better hold on his growing power, or so he thinks.The war calls, but there is unfinished business to attend to on the way. Unanswered questions lead in strange directions, and a war for no reason, is only part of the mystery.But through everything, Thorn carries two themes. The guilty will be punished, and there will be peace!Yesterday was just the start. Now he's Today's Spacemage.
A novel of alternate realities from the Pulitzer Prize–nominated author: “Those willing to spend a few hours in his Twilight Zone will come away the richer” (Library Journal). With a loving wife and son, a successful job as chief copy-editor, and a schedule all his own, Walter Hunsicker is happy with his existence. But into each life some rain must fall. Taking shelter from a heavy storm with a stranger, Walter confesses there are small things he wouldn’t mind changing about himself. He’d like more money, a little less monotony, and maybe a new name. Something like Jack Kellog. The stranger, possessing a power unfathomable to Walter, eagerly makes his wish a reality. Walter doesn’t walk back into the rain, but into another life. As rich, womanizing, slumlord Jack Kellog, he shocks himself so much that he tracks the stranger down and asks for his life back before the day’s through. But once the stranger agrees to end his experiment, Hunsicker returns home to devastating news. His son has AIDS, and is beyond treatment. Desperate to spare his family and himself this cruel fate, Walter leaps into new lives. Comedian, writer, radio psychologist: Are any of the new Jack Kellogs enough to escape Walter Hunsicker’s grief?
also included in book Tempus Fugit or Tempus Flies and Tempus, lord of time
The grim reaper sat drinking a cup of coffee as a man in his office peacefully until his son ran in his office. "Dad you won't believe it the moon has hatched!" The Necromancer shouted. His father choked on his coffee.
"You alright Dad?" asked Lance worried.
"Yes, you psycho! The moon did what?" Blake, his dad said to his serial killer son.
"This is more important than you and me! The moon has hatched It was an egg!" Lance said hardly believing it himself and he saw it with his own eyes.
"Ok, I'll try to prioritize! What came out a mega space chicken?" asked Blake who was also the emperor of the solar system.
"If only it was a space chicken!" Lance said sadly.
"Then what hatched from it?" Ask his father.
"A giant space locust!" said Lance.
"Oh no they are world killers, they are worse than you!" said Blake,"They lay eggs in planets!" said Blake standing.
"Dad I am fate's-" Lance moaned.
"Assassin!" Blake interrupted.
"Whatever! We have a solar system to protect!" said Lance.
" Ok, then come on boy we need to get help," Blake said.
They ran out of the office. Through the gates of the other world and into the dimensional portal leading to the Earth and appeared in Blake's backyard. They paused slightly seeing the locust!
"Oh my God!" Blake said seeing the giant planet killer. It resembled a praying mantis. "It looks like fate wonder if they're related?" Lance said.
"Wouldn't surprise me he's insane, sending you off to kill people he doesn't like!" Blake said "I've not seen a space locust before," Blake stood in awe of the beast.
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