A collection of works by author Vasileios Kalampakas. Includes "Forge of Stones", a science fiction/fantasy adventure novel, "Bobby on a stick", a humorous paranormal fantasy satire/parody, and "Of Man, Sun and Stars", a science fiction short story collection.
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Forge of Stones:
In a world dominated by a theocratic regime, a rebel and a thinker embark on an unwilling adventure that will challenge everything about the past and shape their future in ways they could not have ever imagined. A strange pilgrim sets out on a journey that will bring him to the heart of everything, while all the while a revolution that will turn brother against brother is brewing. The truth behind everything will shatter their world, and nothing will ever be the same again.
Bobby on a stick:
A professional thief, Bobby Barhoe, has a problem with the Mafia: They want him to do a job which he can't possibly pull off, because one of his most valuable associates, John Staikos, had just had a terrible accident involving an oxygen tank and a blowtorch.
Desperately seeking to vanish as swiftly as possible, Bobby seeks the help of an old flame of his, Eileen Novorski. On his way there though, he runs over a horse, and the owner is an Alabama tribe shaman with a purpose: Help Bobby to bring John back from the dead, save his life, and perhaps have a couple of drinks while they're at it.
In his efforts, he will team up with a shaman, and almost die a number of times, fighting evil spirits, and demons, as well as get involved in a war against the forces of Hell itself.
Of Man, Sun and Stars:
A collection of five short science fiction stories.
The Exchange - a strange gang of buyers prove to be much more than meets the eye
Raging Star - a genocidal killer is interrogated, revealing a hopeless fight for mankind's survival
Eden - the daily fight for survival in the first extrasolar human colony, Eden
The Suit - a ground-breaking experiment goes as planned, even though no-one knew what its real purpose until the very end
Yar's Plume - a man uniquely gifted to communicate with an alien entity across vast distances in real-time, retells his personal tale
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February 28, 2013
500 - 1,000
2.1 and up
Drug Reference, Violence, Blood, Sexual Themes, Strong Language