Unlikely Destined: A Hidden Gift
17 years old and raised in the crime ridden areas of Baltimore. All Raum knows is the code of the streets and the violence that surrounds him. Number one rule of the code: Don't trust the Feds. Finding himself gifted with strange new abilities, he is recruited by the law that he hates to defend the planet from a threat that will destroy everything he knows. Now Raum must change to save us all. More
Eighteen years ago, a single fluorescent light streaks across the sky. The object grows larger, the closer it comes to impact. It crash lands in Western Maryland. Out crawls an amorphous, shimmering form. This being is desperate. Desperate to protect this planet from the threat that is soon arriving. Bombarded by the thoughts of the creatures on this planet, it takes a minute to reorient itself. Sensing the approach of vehicles, it uses the last of its strength to send out four beams of light across the country to humans who have qualities deemed honorable. These humans happen to be pregnant women. Unknown to them, these beams would affect the future of the planet forever.
Muggings, burglaries, carjackings, and drug-related shootings are all around Raum, just another 17 year old "statistical urban youth" abandoned to the system, living in the inner city of Baltimore. Hoping to survive the streets long enough to make something, anything out of himself
Tired of the ever revolving cycle of foster care and group homes, he's suddenly shocked when he's approached by a couple of government officials and thrown unceremoniously into a helicopter to places unknown. As if that wasn't crazy enough, they come with news that shakes his world
He is told that he's been gifted, along with 3 other teens, from beings unknown with "abilities". These teens will have to work hand in hand with the secret government task force to combat a grave threat of a deadly nature. And gifted they are, with powers like teleportation, enhanced agility, speed beyond belief, telekinesis, and more.
Never knowing his true parentage, he is informed that he is to partake in an tournament against the best candidates of the formidable Ukha civilization, a race of evil,warlike, planet conquering aliens who have their sights set on Earth and threaten the existence of the entire world.
Armed with only street smarts and determination to fulfill his purpose in life, Raum sets off to prove himself and maybe save us all.
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