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The Last Zookeeper (a short story)
You set the price! Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
When the aged caretaker of the world's last animal menagerie passes away, a boy seeks to understand his terrible sense of loss. Bonus story: A FLAW IN THE DIVINE: After inventing an artificially intelligent machine capable of self-awareness, a man tries to save humanity from destroying itself, only to find that he has lost control of his own creation. Both short stories suitable for all ages.
The Hauntings of Playing God
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Everyone is dead. All that remains is an old woman and a gymnasium full of unresponsive bodies. Each day, another storm approaches, threatening to destroy the building they call home. Each night, a series of nightmares leaves the woman screaming for help. Alone and overwhelmed, will the final member of the human race be thought of as a caretaker or as a monster?
Hollow Empire: Episode 5 (Night of Knives)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Episode 5 of a 6 part Season! Once, the empire of Vhur was the world's most powerful. But that was before the Lichy plague. Now, twenty years and millions of dead later, only a few cities remain. The survivors walk a fine line between staying alive and crumbling into the grave. Come the Night of Knives, even these last few might perish.
Hollow Empire: Episode 3 (Night of Knives)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,470. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Episode 3 of a 6 part Season! Once, the empire of Vhur was the world's most powerful. But that was before the Lichy plague. Now, twenty years and millions of dead later, only a few cities remain. The survivors walk a fine line between staying alive and crumbling into the grave. Come the Night of Knives, even these last few might perish.
Light In the Cave
Series: MY STARS and Other Highlights, Part seven. Price: Free! Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Source seekers Eldon and Salena embark upon their first joint SS mission. In the globular star cluster Quendiem was a planet called Metrozoid 4. In the cityscape which covered the entire surface was a bloomball plant, a very special one. Inside this world within a world was a society of ibees living in caves. Their long and difficult mission was to save them from extinction.
Hollow Empire: Episode 1 (Night of Knives)
Price: Free! Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Once, the empire of Vhur was the world's most powerful. But that was before the Lichy plague. Now, twenty years and millions of dead later, only a few cities remain. The survivors walk a fine line between staying alive and crumbling into the grave. Come the Night of Knives, even these last few might perish.
eRATicated
Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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We are routinely forced to examine the extinction of mankind from one cause or the other. This time it happened, but not like they told us it would. Our "end of the world" came from the most unlikely source. This vignette explores the day when civilization fell from the welcome eradication of the rat.
Autumn in the Mind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Autumn reminds me of sleep - not of death. We awake with new awareness, full of hope and bursting with life when springtime arrives. There's no need to mourn the world when autumn arrives - hope is eternal. Can we find the wherewithal to survive in a crowded world with finite resources? I say yes, but the changes need to come from within, not just in governance. Liberty is essential. 1500 words.
Bezna 5
Price: Free! Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Bezna 5 makes an ouroboric move of plunging into itself ('Bezna' in Romanian means consistent darkness + diffuse fear). Bezna 5 is darkly glowing dead thinking, cosmic pessimism, hairy autonomy, limbo sighs, horrendous pink volumes, underground nematodes, happy dismemberment, haunting prehumanism, bio-glow, sinister moods, eternal stillness, future plague, idiot nonknowing and news from Cioran.
Launching the Maita Collector's edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,110. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
An explanation of the ideas behind the 45 books in the Flight of the Maita series and some theories upon which the series was built from the scientific end