Ray N. Kuili is a US-based author of novels and short stories, including AWAKENING, OVERDOSE, THE LAST MASK and the new serialized novel EDEN CAN WAIT. His books include elements of psychological thriller, suspense and science fiction.
Episode 2: Welcome to the Hotel California
The decision made in Episode 1 leads Ryan to the strangest place he has ever been to--and makes him question his choice. It could be heaven, it could be hell, or it could be anything in-between.
AWAKENING is a story of eleven rising-star managers who gather together in a secluded luxury lodge for a mysterious five-day leadership training course. Asked to pick a leader from amongst themselves, they soon realize that nothing is what it seems at this place, where managers are compared to ancient conquerors and one corporate taboo after another gets broken.
When a small town in New Mexico wakes up to find one of its banks robbed overnight, it doesn't take long for Lieutenant Gorton to identify a suspect. But as the pieces of the puzzle begin snapping together to form a crisp picture, Gorton is bothered by one problem: the pieces are snapping together a tad too easily.
When Norm, a Boston businessman on a trip to Tokyo, gets into a random bar conversation with a stranger, all he expects to get out of it are some tips on Japanese etiquette. Instead, he ends up questioning everything he thought he knew about himself -- and about what it means to be happy.
A young Boston reporter Ryan West finds himself in a strange world of a mysterious scientific experiment conducted by a secretive organization. Hired to play an odd character 24x7, Ryan doesn’t know that he is about to discover one of the most daring experiments ever conducted—and the chilling truth behind it.