Kelen Roaert is the proprietor of the most successful monopoly the Galaxy has ever seen. And keeper of its deadliest secret. Until his little empire comes under an attack that threatens on one hand to end his domination of the galactic marketplace or on the other to destroy it, and him. Neither of which strikes him as an appealing prospect. So he takes steps to eliminate both problems.
When a cry for help cannot be ignored or a child cries or evil is made to serve good or the taking the high road leads to disaster, the only thing we can trust are our gut feelings and that goes for humans too.
Allen Craig is a private eye, with all that entails. His nature is to blend in. To not be noticed. He lists it as one of his finer accomplishments. But when he gets hired to find a missing girl and a set of mysterious cards she carries, he finds he is more well-known than he first thought. By his former employer, the CIA, a former partner of his in the same, and most importantly, by a group of near indestructible creatures also determined to have the cards this woman carries. Craig doesn't under... more info>>
Hello Dear Reader. This is a little group of stories that you may find interesting. They are based on true incidents from my years in the Army some thirty-five years or so ago. I would use the old line of how the names have been changed to protect the innocent, but the trouble with that is in these stories, there are no innocents. The first is a story of a guy we call Devon.
Trapped in a volcano on his moon, Kelen and the others on the transport they escaped in try to figure out who attacked them and why. His plant destroyed, his Dashon infected by a virus he can't cure, Kelen knows he and Earth are in a dangerous position if the theories he keeps hearing are true. And when a mistake is made by the Nightwolf returning to investigate releases the virus in wave form, that position becomes even more untenable. Their only chance to stop what they believe is coming, is t... more info>>
After three hundred years, Darius Pine has lost none of his flair for life. Or his thirst for justice. A member of the unique and secretive group of what most would simply label vampires, known as "The Gifted," he devotes himself to issuing the just rewards to those that have escaped the retribution they deserve. To do so however he has to avoid the entanglements of the political side of the "New Templars," the leadership of the nation's Gifted. So when the Templar leader needs a favor in retu... more info>>