Zachariah Wahrer

Biography

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Zachariah Wahrer spent the first twelve years of his adult life doing various jobs around the United States, such as eBay salesman, punk rock musician, horse halter craftsman, and rock climbing gym route-setter.

Near the end of 2014, Zachariah moved into a Honda Odyssey with his wife Sarah and began traveling the United States and Canada, seeking inspiration and adventure while writing and rock climbing full-time. His first novel, Breakers of the Dawn: Book 1 of the Dawn Saga, was electronically published in December of 2014.

When not deeply immersed in imaginary worlds, Zachariah loves to experience the outdoors as well as read about science, futurology, and trans-humanism. He also enjoys home-brewing and creating digital art to accompany his writing.

Currently, Zachariah lives in Bozeman, Montana.

Where to find Zachariah Wahrer online

Series

Dawn Saga
Desperate to restore their once majestic place amongst the stars, humanity seizes every planet within reach. Under the control of an aging galactic empire, xenocide is routine. For most, the Akked Galaxy is a grim, hopeless place. Dispatched to subdue a separatist uprising, a government operative unearths an ancient relic. It somehow knows everything about him, even his darkest secrets. The strange device promises extraordinary power, but can he trust it? A small group of diverse survivors, both human and alien, are led to a backwater planet by a vague prophecy. It declares they are the only ones capable of stopping the impending apocalypse. Before they can learn more, the peaceful world is thrust into chaos. Can they hold back the menacing darkness? The four book Dawn Saga intertwines multiple viewpoints into an epic sci-fi tale, exploring human nature, evolution, and the future. If you enjoy Dune, The Expanse, or Ender’s Game, you’ll love the Dawn Saga!

Books

Sevenmile Gulch: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Patricia Walker is a Hotshot with the Crooked River wildland firefighters. She and her team head to Sevenmile Gulch to battle a dangerous, growing blaze. Once they are finally in position, the fire changes unexpectedly, forcing Patricia and the rest of the Hotshots to flee. But not everything in Sevenmile Gulch is as it seems...
Dawn Saga Box Set: The Complete Space Opera Series (4 Books)
Series: Dawn Saga. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 383,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Desperate to restore their once majestic place amongst the stars, humanity seizes every planet within reach. Under the control of an aging galactic empire, xenocide is routine. For most, the Akked Galaxy is a grim, hopeless place. If you enjoy Dune, The Expanse, or Ender’s Game, you’ll love the Dawn Saga!
Liberators of the Dawn
Series: Dawn Saga. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,920. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
With galactic subjugation nearly complete, Crasor turns his attention to the Ashamine core worlds. His indomitable fleet surges onward, conquering system after system. All hope seems lost, as the Ashamine continues collapsing under his pressure. Too weak to confront the Breakers in open combat, the Harbingers devise a desperate plan: Draw Crasor out from his massive fleet and execute him.
Edge of Light: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2019 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tonight is the night. They can’t stop me. I’ll see what’s outside our village. Let them laugh and sneer all they want. I’ll prove them wrong. I’ll show them there is nothing to fear, that monsters are only myths. Then, everyone will really know what lies beyond the edge of light. Set in a post-apocalyptic America, Edge of Light is an intriguing short story by Dawn Saga author, Zachariah Wahrer.
Destroyers of the Dawn
Series: Dawn Saga. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,860. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
With enemies on all sides, the Harbingers seek to understand their strength. Knowing they cannot face the Breakers head on, Maxar leads Wake and Jaydon to the Traynos system. There, a mysterious archaeological dig holds the key to the nano-tech coursing through his body. Will what he finds be worth the risk of separating the Harbingers?
Amaranth: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ava, a talented coder for the multi-national Haute Tech Corp., is coping with the death of her fiancée, Liam. Now, six months after his passing, Ava gets a PM from Liam's social media account, claiming it’s him. Ava saw the gruesome accident scene and identified Liam’s corpse, but somehow, the sender has information only he could know. Could Liam be alive, or is it just a sick joke?
Flight of the Mariner
Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018 . Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Alternative history
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
When five torpedo bombers disappear off the coast of Florida during a training flight in 1945, Wally and his flight crew are sent to look for them. They head out over the stormy Atlantic in their Mariner seaplane, searching the dark ocean for survivors. They find the downed planes, and with them, something far more sinister.
Harbingers of the Dawn
Series: Dawn Saga. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Breakers continue flooding across the Akked Galaxy, stealthy and unstoppable. Their next target: the Founder of the Ashamine. Crasor knows if he can kill the supreme human leader, the Ashamine government will plunge into pandemonium. Bound together by a vague prophecy and mysterious powers, Tremmilly and her friends are confronted with an Ashamine invasion.
Breakers of the Dawn
Series: Dawn Saga. Price: Free! Words: 85,700. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Humanity has fallen from its once majestic place amongst the stars. Desperate for resources to prop up an aging galactic dynasty, humans seize every planet they find, exterminating their alien inhabitants. Across the empire, a group of dissidents come together through happenstance. As they learn more, however, they sense a strange force directing their lives.
Utopia Gone
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Alone in the world, the man enjoys life. He has no name, nor needs one. Every rock, tree, mountain, and sea: he knows it all in detail. He has no memory of how he arrived on the planet, only a blissful love of his surroundings. When the starship comes, his life makes a dramatic change.