Bio: Peter W. Prellwitz is the IT Director for a precious metals refining company located in Philadelphia. Peter has been writing stories, plays and skits since the fifth grade and has seen limited publication of one play and two series of skits. Born in Arizona, Peter has lived in Wisconsin, California, Hawaii, New York, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania, where he now lives with his spouse, and five sons. He is active in his church, and in addition to writing, enjoys history, backpacking, and languages. Shards was his first novel. He has finished three additional novels - Horizons - and is currently working on Redeeming the Plumb. Together with more than four dozen short stories, they are the beginnings of an entire Universe. Read more about the Shard Universe: http://shardsuniverse.net/

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Shards [Book One]
John Wyeth was a successful man. At nineteen, he graduated at the top of his class at a respected university. By the age of twenty-two, he had survived three brutal years of warfare, serving as commanding officer for a behind-the-lines reconnaissance platoon. Now at thirty-one, he was the Senior Project Leader for the super secret think tank NATech, and he was very good at what he did. Everyone knew and no one doubted that within a few years he would be the Director. And then he was killed. Sort... more info>>
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A Pinata For Juanita [A Short Story from the Shards Universe]
Shard: v. To switch personas. Once a mind has been riped (wiped and rewritten), the previously used portion is closed off and an artificial psychic barrier is raised. Although highly unlikely, the barrier can be breached, and the closed off persona--even the original one--behind that barrier becomes dominant. This temporary episode is called a shard. If sharding continues, however, it does so at an increasing rate, weakening the psychic barriers, until it reaches a cascade level. Once cascade sh... more info>>
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Career Choice: February 25, 2293 [A Short Story from the Shards Universe]
The Shards Universe, like all universes, is an expanding collection of literary works that center around a group of characters and historical events. Or as the authors states: These short stories are a part of a vast universe that covers literally thousands of years and light-years ... Double Dragon Publishing will be releasing on a regular basis (every two weeks) a new installment to The Shards Universe. Instead of serial numbers or book numbers we will be using dates to convey a sense of seque... more info>>
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Horizons [From the Shards Universe]
For twenty years Earth has been exploring the stars using faster-than-light stardrives whereby a manmade black hole pulls the ship through space. Dangerous to themselves and everything in the vicinity, the twenty-four starships, led by the flagship Horizon, have opened up new worlds to colonize. Now mankind stands on the brink of a momentous breakthrough: Hyperidor drives; faster-than-light travel that is inexpensive, risk free, and available to all. All that stands in the way of vast exploratio... more info>>
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Promise Tide [From the Shards Universe]
The Terran/Martian Wars are over. Earth has been devastated by sixteen years of asteroid bombardment. Civilization on Mars is gone. Civilization on Earth is teetering on the brink. Three hundred and eighty-five million dead. Billions more emigrated to other planets. Into this quickly degenerating situation steps a savior; NATech. Within five years they repair the ice caps and replenish the ozone layers. The Gulf Stream, destroyed by molten asteroids that plunged into the oceans is being restored... more info>>
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Shards [Book Four]
A sudden, rending scream from the depths of hell made even these seasoned veterans jerk and twirl toward this terrifying, unknown enemy. Aaron's high-speed slug gun had the piercing screech of a banshee as he stood there--his legs so immobile despite the wicked recoil that they seemed bolted to the stone floor. With his upper body and shoulders, he muscled the gun in sweeping motions that disintegrated cold metal and warm flesh alike, each shredding like paper from the gun's heavy slugs. They da... more info>>
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Shards [Book Three]
Abigail Wyeth was alone. Terribly, horribly alone. Her friends lay dead. Her new life was destroyed; nothing more than a smoldering crater in the Sahara. She herself lay on the desert sands, seriously wounded and bleeding, utterly alone. Alone with her thoughts. The thoughts of a dozen false personas. Six and half centuries of despair, her mind controlled, programmed, used, by others. Thoughts no longer hers. Thoughts that were destroying her mind, racing her toward an inevitable, agonizing deat... more info>>
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Shards [Book Two]
At the age of sixteen, Abigail Wyeth was thirty-three years old. Born in the twentieth century, she now lived in the twenty-seventh. Having died in 2026 at the age of thirty-one, her mind and soul were harvested and placed into a computer "for the good of mankind". After she'd served the purpose intended, her mind was used to oversee Earths' PlanNet defenses and end the Terran/Martian Wars. She was the housekeeper to madman. An environmental control for an apartment building. A seductress who wo... more info>>
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Sign of Iron--A HK Devonshire Novel [A Short Story from the Shards Universe]
The Shards Universe, like all universes, is an expanding collection of literary works that center around a group of characters and historical events. Or as the authors states: These short stories are a part of a vast universe that covers literally thousands of years and light-years... Double Dragon Publishing will be releasing on a regular basis (every two weeks) a new installment to The Shards Universe. Instead of serial numbers or book numbers we will be using dates to convey a sense of sequen... more info>>
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TAU
Sixteen years have passed since Promise Tide and Chrissy DuPries successfully forged the many factions of resistance forces into a cohesive unit, capable of facing--perhaps one day defeating--The Unbreathable, a force of evil attempting to control Earth's societies through the ubiquitous, all-powerful NATech conglomerate. Things have not gone well. Though the couple's love for each other has increased, as well as their personal wealth and their influence in the Resistance, The Unbreathable has g... more info>>
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The Angel of St. Thomas vs. The Galactic Good Guys
The US Virgin Island of St. Thomas holds a glow of beauty and timeless grace. Beneath that, though, lies an anguished past of destroyed lives, enslavement, and endless attacks by nature itself. The people of St. Thomas are desperately in need of a protector. A guardian. An angel that will lay down her life to see that there will be justice for them. And from the Carib Angel comes a protector: The Angel of St. Thomas. Carlita is the twelfth generation of her family to be granted the mantle of Ang... more info>>
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The Science of Magic [From the Shards Universe]
Science. Magic. Both sources of unimaginable power. All that prevents ultimate control, ultimate power, is that science and magic do not exist in equality in the same dimension. Until now. It is the thirtieth century, and mankind has learned a new kind of programming. Pentrinsic code, which uses zeros, ones, twos, threes, and fives, runs on a three dimensional platform: Reality. The result of running a pentrinsic program is a warping of reality itself. In other words, magic. But still science ha... more info>>
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Troublemaker: April 3, 3153--[A Short Story from the Shards Universe]
The Shards Universe, like all universes, is an expanding collection of literary works that center around a group of characters and historical events. Or as the authors states: These short stories are a part of a vast universe that covers literally thousands of years and light-years... Double Dragon Publishing will be releasing on a regular basis (every two weeks) a new installment to The Shards Universe. Instead of serial numbers or book numbers we will be using dates to convey a sense of sequen... more info>>
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