Made in DNA
The not-yet bestselling, non-award winning author of work you haven't read yet!
Work spans various genres -- scifi, weird, non-fiction, life in Japan.
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A teaser "scene" from my work-in-progress novel Castle Oblivion. This is, by no means, a final draft, nor does the scene necessarily represent the true ending of the character involved. It is meant to serve to create interest in the novel -- a far-future story of a team of salvage hunters who discover the missing void-fortress of a long dead people who once ruled over humanity with an iron fist. This is the second teaser chapter released, the first, "Castle Oblivion," is also a free read on Vocal.
The scream is the most delectable part of the feast. — The HoloScrolls of Ryutsue The lighting of the cramped bridge of the Kaveri flickered with a nervous air, reflecting the mood of the crew. Not just the interior lighting but the instrument panels, indicators and front viewscreen as well. For great, breath-stopping spans, utter chill soaked into the bones of the five persons aboard each time they were plunged into darkness.
The Path to Salvation
The late autumn evening air filled the monk's lungs, but it wasn't the season that chilled his bones. The heavy-handed presence of evil he had sensed upon entering the woods surrounding this mountain village had not bothered to conceal itself from him.
Now I Lay Me...
I came, but I didn't want to; I came because I promised.
Visions & Thoughts
DISCLAIMER: I'm not overly familiar with the Star Wars universe beyond the movies (all three trilogies and the Mandalorian TV series), so there may be canon/non-canon information (such as the Expanded Universe/Legends) regarding Sith and lightsabers that I am not knowledgeable of that may be explored in this series. I freely admit this. I try to steer clear of any speculation in this article regarding, choosing to work only with the information presented in the Visions series. Thank you for understanding.
Matrix Resurrections 4 a Franchise
When the The Matrix Resurrections trailer dropped, so did my jaw. It was beautiful; upon first viewing, I was enthralled. Who wouldn't be? The original was a fantastic film that had everyone gobsmacked. It was inspired by incredibly well-loved films and media before it -- Ghost in the Shell (and anime in general), Neuromancer, and Simulacra and Simulation were just among the few sources cited by the Wachowskis.
Lampooning the Agency of the Digital Agency
September 1, 2021 marked what should have been an auspicious occasion for the Japanese government, and indeed is it being welcomed by the public as a step in the right direction. Rightfully so though, there are plenty of concerns, which I will get to throughout the post.