Bryan McAllister wants nothing more than to prove that his uncle Royal orphaned him. When he begins snooping where he shouldn't, his uncle sends him away under the guise of a promotion. But it's no promotion, and he soon finds himself trapped in the dark with a band of mercenaries and a dark secret, a secret that may well claim all their lives.
40,000 words. Includes a sample of the next episode. More
He wanted his freedom. He just didn't realize the cost.
Bryan McAllister, a gifted young man working for the most corrupt corporation on Earth, wants nothing more than to free himself from his uncle Royal's ever-watchful eyes and to prove that Royal orphaned him. When he begins snooping where he shouldn't, his uncle sends him away under the guise of a promotion.
But being stranded in an abandoned Omega Technologies research facility is no promotion and Bryan soon finds out what sort of research went on there. Unfortunately for him and the team of mercenaries sent there to rescue him, the facility holds a very dark secret, one that may well claim all of their lives.
From Canadian fantasy and science fiction writer Ryan Fitzgerald, the author of The Legion Rises.
Includes a preview of the next episode of Shadows.
This episode word count: ~40,000
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Ryan Fitzgerald is an author of primarily dark fantasy, with a hint of science fiction for good measure. Although he has a few novels in the works, he prefers the novella for episodic storytelling. He currently resides in Calgary, Alberta.