Sub Rosa America and the Fall of the New Atlantis, Book I: Gone to Croatan
A fictional history of underbelly American occult politics. In 1970, while en route to Dallas to see where John F. Kennedy was murdered, seven Sixties seekers stumble into a military quantum Time experiment in the Southwest desert that unfolds the future of America through dreams, ghosts, hitchhikers, scientists on the run, and KRMA radio. More
Told from a 2019 perspective when all the Earth is convulsing and the United States of America is collapsing due either to Nature taking back her own, or to a HAARP-driven error, or to a purposeful Tesla sabotage to force a new beginning, Sub Rosa America and the Fall of the New Atlantis is the occult history of the United States since November 22, 1963 that we all should have read years ago before we fell asleep in front of the TV.
Book I, “Gone to Croatan,” revisits the ideals of the Sixties Counterculture at the University of California at Santa Barbara just after the Bank of America has been burned to the ground. A tangled web of political intrigue generated by intelligence factions back East draws six protagonists together and forces a decision to flee into the Southwest desert.
Book II, “The Future Arrives By Stealth,” is divided into the four states the intrepid trippers journey through: “California,” “Arizona,” “New Mexico,” and “Texas.” Once on the Mother Road, they pick up a Mayan Timekeeper and Cosmic Coincidence Control is set in motion. The Strangelovian American military is running Time experiments in the Southwest desert in an effort to monkeywrench the Immanentizing of the Eschaton (better known as the Second Coming). Upon entering this quantum zone, the Time-trippers encounter Native America, hitchhikers, dreamers, the dead, fleeing scientists, KRMA radio, laundromats, UFOs, and even an EBE (extraterrestrial biological entity), all with stories to tell about how America’s covert past will translate in the future. By Dallas, California dreamin’ is history and a nightmare awaits the Time-trippers on Elm Street. Facing the truth, however, ensures that they will choose to live very different lives than they would have, had they not hit the Mother Road.
Book III, “The Mayan’s Chronicle,” details Mayan Timekeeper Vicente Liputzli’s account of how allowing politics to mix with occult Brotherhoods served as death warrant to the republic and birth certificate to the new world order previously known as the New Atlantis.
Seven (Lilya Eliade): Old when the novel opens in 2019, she flashes back to 1970. Born in 1947.
Hermano: Time-traveler known in past ages as the Comte de Saint-Germain and Christian Rosenkreutz.
Ghost Bear: Lakota Sioux Time-traveler medicine man traveling with Hermano.
Thomas Gardner: Scientist on the run from his elite family and Dr. Greenbaum. Half of a Mengele twin experiment. Yale graduate, born in 1943.
Ray Kofi: Black disillusioned Marxist graduate student sought as a scapegoat for the April 18, 1970 shooting of student Kevin Moran. Born in 1944.
Mannie: Brooklyn Jew who arrives in California only to end up going to Dallas. Born in 1948.
Baby Rose: Escapee from Jordan Ranch being sought by Dr. Greenbaum for her MK-ULTRA memory banks. Programmed with Didymus. Born in 1952.
The Colonel: Seven’s retired US Air Force neighbor. He and his Cadillac join the pilgrimage to Dallas.
Vicente Liputzli (Vince): Timekeeper sent north to chronicle the demise of el norte. Born December 7, 1941.
Didymus (Didy) Hauser: Thomas’ twin taken at birth and reared under Paperclip Nazi MK-ULTRA Mengele twin experiment. Programmed to assassinate.
Simon Iff: Didymus’ CIA handler with an FBI cover. Reports to Dr. Greenbaum and keeps a distant tail on the vehicles. Born in 1927.
Hiram Gardner: Thomas’ and Didy’s uncle. Sacrificed Didymus at birth to MK-ULTRA twin research. Elite gopher for Dr. Greenbaum. Born 1918, Yale 1940. Lives in New York.
Laurence Gardner: Thomas’ and Didy’s father. Born in 1920, Harvard 1942. Lives in Philadelphia.
Dr. Greenbaum: MK-ULTRA “spychiatrist” and Paperclip Nazi. Lives in Washington, DC.
Magician/Sibelius: By day, a corporate CEO; by night, a Jaguar Priest seer of elite Satanic cult in Mexico.
Kabbalist: Works for the Magician. Astrological capabilities.